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High Society: The Life of Grace Kelly
3.57
Obviously one must hold regard for Grace Kelly to read this book.
Since one of my life questions to myself when a social, character building decision n
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Jul 2011
Sep 17, 2011
 
Eyes of a Child (Christopher Paget, #3)
3.94
by chapter 3 I knew Who I suspected 'did it'. What made this book enjoyable reading is that it delivered, mystery,suspense, court room trial, unique b ...more
Sep 10, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
 
Imagine: The Science of Creativity
3.73
OK a lot of this rang true.. things you do without realizing to be imaginative when all you thought you were doing was getting away or just doing some ...more
not set
Sep 12, 2014
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.44
Having adored laura Hillenbrad's first book "seabiscuit" I read "unbroked" 398 pages of grafic torture, her World war II Story of Survial. I am not ad ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 03, 2013
 
The Gargoyle
3.96
This novel is jam packed with interesting perspectives, unforgettable characters, religion history, education on burn victims, not to mention mouth wa ...more
May 2010
Apr 28, 2010
 
Burnt Mountain
2.81
This book touches your memory. Your memories shape who you are. Me personally I enjoyed the main character in MOST ways portrayed. She makes lots of d ...more
Aug 2011
Dec 03, 2011
 
The Politician: An Insider's Account of John Edwards's Pursuit of the Presidency and the Scandal That Brought Him Down
3.40
Interesting,,, Andrew Young was truthful during the book and did not try to put himself in a "golden" light.

Andrew lets you make up your own mind abou
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Jan 2011
Apr 24, 2011
 
Outliers: The Story of Success
4.06
The curious will enjoy this book. You will wonder why Birthdays and year born matters if you read Malcolm's take you will start viewing the people you ...more
Sep 19, 2009
Dec 24, 2009
 
Room
3.96
Difficult to read only because of subject matter. To get through this book I read every spoiler I could get my eyes on,,,, becuse I needed to know the ...more
not set
Jul 02, 2011
 
Hannibal (Hannibal Lecter, #3)
3.61
**spoiler alert** huge spoiler alert

if you plan to read do not read this review

Learning the agenda and why behind Hannibal is well so "Hannibal" is a
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Jan 2006
Jul 22, 2009
 
The Falls
3.52
Have enjoyed this author before "We were the Mulvaneys" so I went for this. Joyce Carol Oates depicts
children becoming of age so effortlessly she weav
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Nov 2011
Dec 03, 2011
 
Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher, #15)
4.19
To be more well rounded in my reading and I like ACTION. The character Jack Reacher moves with a stealth brain, and killer fighting moves. I enjoy tha ...more
May 2011
May 05, 2011
 
The Fourth Hand
3.27
People can change if the right person comes into their life. I was prepared to have little sympathy for Patrick whose character does change over a per ...more
Mar 2010
Mar 02, 2010
 
Gone with the Wind
4.25
So many of us grew up on this book. Major points for the south,, even though today there is some controversy on the African American portrait of many ...more
not set
Jul 12, 2009
 
Something Blue
3.90
Emily griffin is still a contender for high society laughs. I wanted to give this book 3 stars and will continue to read all the other books by this a ...more
May 19, 2010
May 18, 2010
 
The Right Decision: A Mathematician Reveals How the Secrets of Decision Theory
3.33
What I learned from this book. I am one of those people that likes to make decisions. The reader is given a chance to make actual decisions that were ...more
Jun 15, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
The Wedding (The Notebook, #2)
3.97
A decent story,,, just too sappy with fluff,, which I did not expect from N. Sparks. The author does a visual job on presenting Raleigh, Duke, New Ber ...more
Jan 2005
Jul 16, 2011
 
Dinner With Anna Karenina
2.99
These girls kept their friendships and lives going over classic novels.

to see friends pushed away, kept in the dark, share food, keep secrets, and lov
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Jan 2009
Jul 13, 2009
 
Butterfly's Child
3.62
Since I am facinated with the Opera, "Madam Butterfly" I took a chance on this book. I would compair this book to "The Good Earth" by Pearl Buck. The ...more
May 2012
Aug 12, 2012
 
Original Sin (Adam Dalgliesh, #9)
3.85
I will read this author again. Can't really recommend this particular book to start a Dalgliesh series. Way too many Characters so there is no chance ...more
Aug 16, 2009
Jul 24, 2009
 
The Fountainhead
3.82
You will view architects totally differently after reading this book. What a classic and I felt I could see the buildings. All the characters are genu ...more
Jan 1981
Jul 22, 2009
 
Whistle While You Work: Heeding Your Life's Calling
3.62
This is one of those books you think is boring then you find yourself going in the direction this book encourages. I learned to accept gifts you have, ...more
Jan 2002
Aug 04, 2009
 
The Good Earth (House of Earth, #1)
3.94
Master piece. I felt so much humility while reading this book. Steping into a country and time I was not born. Took the journey through mariage, work, ...more
Jun 2011
Jul 02, 2011
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
I know, I know the world loved it. i met the publishers and they are amazing. So I cannot pick a best seller. I was not happy with certain development ...more
Jan 2008
Jul 12, 2009
 
Save Me: A Novel
3.58
this was a different kind of book for me. I almost gave this book 1 more star for the incrediable ending. However I also had to knock off a star for s ...more
Jul 2012
Nov 06, 2012
 
Natural Born Charmer (Chicago Stars, #7)
4.13
funny, if you want a happy ending and must have a perfect happy ending,, add this to you reading list,, easy read no stress. The Beaver character remi ...more
Jan 2009
Jul 12, 2009
 
The Last Juror
3.82
Mississippi law does make me smile. You can feel the southern roots right to your bones. Story of a quiet little News Paper that takes on moderizing M ...more
not set
Sep 17, 2011
 
The Secret (The Secret, #1)
3.54
Surprised myself how much I enjoyed this book. It's been out for a while and I dismissed it as just a "new phase best seller". If you are a happy pers ...more
Jan 2010
Jul 04, 2010
 
Fringe Dwellers
4.33
This Author pulls off the job delivering exactly what the title suggests,,,,, short stories regarding an assortment of people living on the edge of fi ...more
Jul 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
The Hours
3.88
Virginia Wolfe had it going on! What a fascinating woman! Was awe struck the way Micheal Cunningham wrote this book past/presence to give you a jolt t ...more
Jan 2004
Jul 26, 2009
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