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Somebody Else's Kids
4.25
This book was instrumental in securing my drive and determination to help children in some way, when I grew up. It was a remarkable look at teaching c ...more
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May 24, 2009
 
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
3.97
I read this in college. I borrowed it from my then boyfriend, my current husband. He found out I had an affection for vampires, had since I was a chil ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1)
4.08
I was fortunate enough to see this man speak, and while it wasn't an easy thing to listen to, it was enriching, and important. That's how I feel about ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
The Water is Wide: A Memoir
4.08
I saw the movie based on this book first, when I was a young teen, and was captivated, completely. It held a completely new world for me, and when I g ...more
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Jun 05, 2009
 
Nureyev: His Life
3.92
This was a very well-received gift, many Christmases ago, and I devoured it. Always a fan of the dancer, it gave me much to respect about the man, as ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper, #1)
4.08
I picked this up on a whim, something to read on the plane back from NY, and after a somewhat tentative start, I was completely hooked. It was funny, ...more
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May 28, 2009
 
The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles, #3)
3.86
Okay, this is where Anne starts to lose it. I mean no disrespect to her by that, but the point in fact remains that this book would have benefitted fr ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #2)
4.05
Second in Anne Rice's famous Vampire series, this book did not have nearly the impact on me that the first one did. I still enjoyed the richness of th ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
Shōgun (Asian Saga, #1)
4.36
Reading this book was like being able to live another life, in some ways. The culture, the language, the philosophy are so clearly and realistically d ...more
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May 28, 2009
 
The Lords of Discipline
4.28
More Pat Conroy excellent emotional exploration, and surprisingly gentle writing, which just makes the read that much more gripping. You read this boo ...more
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Jun 05, 2009
 
The Crystal Cave (Arthurian Saga, #1)
4.12
One of my very favorite books of all time, and the start of one of my favorite series. I adored the writing in this, the sheer imagination that made e ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
Murphy's Boy
4.12
Another book by one of the most unique and important proponents for teaching unteachable children, for catching those that would normally fall through ...more
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May 24, 2009
 
The Wicked Day (Arthurian Saga, #4)
4.08
You know it's good when you have the fourth book of a trilogy. That, or you've been reading Douglas Adams. At any rate, this follows the "Merlin" tril ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table
3.92
The last of what I consider a foundation novel, as it applies to the Arthurian legends, and my personal knowledge and interpretation of them. Read fir ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years, #1)
3.52
I've just started this, and it's already far from what I expected. But the writing is interesting, the characters seem sound, even if things are a bit ...more
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May 29, 2009
 
The Prince and the Pilgrim (Arthurian Saga, #5)
3.62
Why haven't I jumped on this with both feet already? Because I lost it at one point, and only recently found it again, and when I did find it, I assum ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
The Last Enchantment (Arthurian Saga, #3)
4.15
Again, not quite my edition, but from the same year, and as close as I can get. The last in the "Merlin" trilogy, and carries on the tradition of a be ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life
4.07
I've read bits of it, but haven't had the time to devote to it, yet. What I have read, has been as tender, gentle and loving toward the artist as she ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
The Hollow Hills (Arthurian Saga, #2)
4.23
This is not quite my addition, but the closest I can find. Part of the "Merlin" Trilogy by Mary Stewart, and follows along in spirit, quality and plea ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
The Once and Future King
4.08
One of my very favorite books from my youth, and frequently re-read. As a fan of this mythology, it makes up a core of the universe for me, and is wha ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
Drink Down the Moon (Jack of Kinrowan, #2)
4.13
I enjoyed this book just as much as I did the first, maybe more, in some ways, as the author seemed to have relaxed just a fraction, making it even be ...more
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May 28, 2009
 
The Prince of Tides
4.22
This book contains some of the most incredible writing I have ever read. It's not an easy book to read in some ways, it's incredibly easy in others, a ...more
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Jun 05, 2009
 
One Child
4.19
One of the most brilliant of all her books this is the story of a little girl that will break your heart, even as it heals it. The emotions, the situa ...more
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May 24, 2009
 
Jack of Kinrowan
4.11
A fresh and very different take on fantasy fiction, remarkable for the ways it differs from traditional works in this genre, and yet, for the classic ...more
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May 28, 2009
 
Idylls of the King and a Selection of Poems
3.97
Again, this makes up part of the core of my knowledge of the Arthurian legends, and was an early influence in how I saw that world, forming most of my ...more
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May 17, 2009
 
Lieutenant Hornblower (Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order, #2)
4.24
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May 28, 2009
 
Hornblower During the Crisis (Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order, #4)
4.03
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May 28, 2009
 
Beat to Quarters (Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order, #6)
4.26
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May 28, 2009
 
Hornblower and the Atropos (Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order, #5)
4.19
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May 28, 2009
 
Flying Colours (Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order, #8)
4.29
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May 28, 2009
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