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Ghosts of the Soon Departed
3.60
recommended by melanie
not set
Jul 31, 2011
 
The Baby Name Wizard: A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect Name for Your Baby
4.11
really liked it
This was the first naming book I found to be very readable; my husband even picked it up for about fourminutes. (While I stared in shock with my mouth ...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 10, 2010
 
The Scarlet Pimpernel
4.06
it was amazing
You don't have to be sophisticated in any shape or form to appreciate this story. Too many authors these days try to dazzle us with their worldly know ...more
Jan 2004
Jul 06, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.35
really liked it
I downloaded the audio version of this one about a year ago and couldn't get into it, despite Marissa's ravings about how great it was. When I got a h ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.30
really liked it
What a great YA read! I sped through this one quicker than the first. Again, I just wanted to get to the ending, and should have slowed down a little. ...more
Oct 26, 2011
Oct 28, 2011
 
Alla Prima: Everything I Know about Painting
4.33
it was amazing
I just devoured this thing. Written by one of today's greatest oil painters - this is a must read, common sense, instructional tool for the representa ...more
Jan 2008
Jul 28, 2009
 
Island of the Blue Dolphins (Island of the Blue Dolphins, #1)
3.80
liked it
My mom read this to me when I was about nine years old. It's a wonderful true survival story. I totally ate it up and would recommend it to young read ...more
Jan 1998
Jul 28, 2009
 
Moccasin Trail
3.98
it was amazing
Read this when I was 12 or 13 and it was my favorite for several years. An adventurous Fiction well aligned with historical events and figures.
Jan 2000
Jul 06, 2009
 
The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, #1)
4.09
liked it
Read to me and Marissa by mom. I must have been about four years old cause I named that doll Benny.
Jan 1993
Sep 17, 2009
 
The Jack Tales
4.19
liked it
This is a Christmas gift for Jack, but after reading a couple of the stories, I'm not sure Jack's mom will enjoy reading the fables aloud to him consi ...more
Nov 2009
Nov 17, 2009
 
The Lowenfeld Lectures
4.00
Viktor Lownefeld - mentioned in Draw Squad as a top art educator.
not set
Jul 26, 2012
 
The Natural Way to Draw
3.88
Recommended by Lyn Lasneski and James M. Clarke
not set
Jul 26, 2012
 
The Grapes of Wrath
3.92
Auntie Alberta told me this was her life story...
not set
Oct 26, 2009
 
Mark Kistler's Draw Squad
4.41
it was amazing
Favorite childhood "how to draw" book.
Jan 1999
Jul 01, 2012
 
Blue and Yellow Don't Make Green: Or How to Mix the Color You Want-Every Time
3.98
really liked it
Good common sense color theory. I originally gave it three stars because it was kinda repetitive, but upped it to four because it's great information ...more
Jan 2007
Sep 21, 2009
 
Peter Rabbit: Show Me Your Ears!
3.90
it was amazing
We love this!
Jan 2011
Mar 26, 2011
 
100 Dresses: The Costume Institute / The Metropolitan Museum of Art
4.17
For Mickey Sue...
not set
May 09, 2011
 
The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
3.83
it was amazing
Anyone can learn to draw like a pro. An essential for amateurs and professional artists!

Don't be put off by the psychological aspects of the book - It
...more
Jan 2007
Jul 06, 2009
 
The Wild Baby
4.32
really liked it
This was the best garage sale purchase of my life. I cannot recall when 25 cents brought me more enjoyment.

"The Wild Baby" is a narrative poem about B
...more
Jan 1994
Jul 28, 2009
 
Girl with a Pearl Earring
3.84
I've read the first couple dozen pages and am not motivated to continue. Since I was so excited to read this, I'll force myself through another couple ...more
not set
Jul 14, 2009
 
Persuasion
4.13
it was amazing
The truly refined choice of the Austen connoisseur.
not set
Jul 07, 2009
 
Wuthering Heights
3.82
really liked it
I've never had such an eerie feeling after finishing a book. Highly recommended.
Jan 2006
Jul 07, 2009
 
Never Tease A Weasel
4.28
liked it
Mom's all-time favorite book. I think she has grandma's old copy... ?
Jan 1993
Sep 17, 2009
 
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
3.70
did not like it
Aw crap! I'll never get that time back.
not set
Jul 06, 2009
 
Queens' Play (The Lymond Chronicles, #2)
4.46
None
not set
Jan 30, 2015
 
The Lottery and Seven Other Stories
4.06
None
not set
Mar 08, 2011
 
The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn
3.72
None
not set
Sep 18, 2009
 
I Love You Through and Through
4.39
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 19, 2012
 
Corduroy
4.28
really liked it
None
not set
Mar 26, 2011
 
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
4.36
liked it
None
not set
Jul 07, 2009
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