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Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
3.78
I've read several books by Biblical Scholars, including Bart Ehrman. I'd say Aslan's book is on a par with Ehrman's. Controversial, of course, as is a...more
Feb 12, 2014
May 01, 2014
 
Jacob Have I Loved
3.60
I tell Middle School students in my school library that this is one of my favorite novels in the collection. I tell them that some students say this i...more
Jan 1999
Oct 09, 2013
 
The Lincoln Lawyer (Mickey Haller, #1)
4.09
I recommended this book for my book club as the best among the murder mysteries I read over the summer. Read the book and then saw the movie afterward...more
Sep 15, 2013
Oct 09, 2013
 
Cutting for Stone
4.26
Wonderful! A rare combination of a novel so well researched that it is almost historical fiction--together with an engaging and extremely well written...more
not set
Jan 30, 2012
 
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
4.38
I thought the author missed the point. She draws correlations (with a good deal of repetition) between the percentage of blacks in the general U.S. po...more
Jan 2012
Sep 19, 2013
 
Julie of the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves, #1)
3.74
I love anything that Jean Craighead George ever wrote. This title is high on my young reader recommended list for both girls and boys. There is a rape...more
Jan 1991
Oct 09, 2013
 
The Call of the Wild
3.76
My all-time favorite young reader book. I recommend it to all the boys in the 4th-7th grade who visit my school library, and many of the girls. I love...more
Jan 1992
Oct 09, 2013
 
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
3.68
Maybe I am growing tired of serial books in general. Robert Langdon is chased all over with a beautiful and intelligent young girl in tow...Deja Vu? T...more
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Oct 09, 2013
 
Gone Girl
3.93
Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Very quick read. My wife actually stayed up until 4 a.m. trying to finish it before finally falling asleep with 10 pages...more
Mar 2013
Oct 09, 2013
 
The House at Sugar Beach
3.83
Captivating immersion into the life of a "Congo-Liberian" before and during the Civil War there.
Mar 10, 2009
Apr 01, 2009
 
Sarah's Key
4.10
Not another Holocaust book, I thought. Some great literature in this space, but do we really need ANOTHER one? They are so depressing. But within 10-1...more
Feb 2014
Oct 09, 2013
 
Heading Out to Wonderful
3.53
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Oct 09, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
 
State of Wonder
3.83
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Jan 30, 2012
 
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
4.13
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Apr 01, 2009
 
Existence
3.70
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Sep 19, 2013
 
Testimony
3.50
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Sep 19, 2013
 
Skeletons at the Feast
3.96
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Sep 19, 2013
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