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Relearning to See: Improve Your Eyesight -- Naturally!
4.09
=====[ORIGINAL REVIEW written on December 12, 2008:]=====

In one of the reviews in the first two pages of the book, someone comments that the book coul
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Jul 05, 2010
 
BestsellerBound Anthology (BestsellerBound, #1)
3.76
A refreshing and concise anthology--I enjoy "variety" in both life and literature, and I enjoy anthologies such as this one because of the diversity o ...more
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Nov 03, 2011
 
The Same Moon
4.30
This is a beautifully-written book by a highly literate author who has a respect for the written word. No gimmicks, no hype, nothing that's cheap abou ...more
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May 13, 2014
 
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4.35
The Red Album of Asbury Park captures the late 60's of Asbury, New Jersey, and its music scene. This was a time when the town was resonating with a "r ...more
Aug 2009
Aug 30, 2009
 
The Elements of Drawing
3.85
If you want to buy just one drawing book...

Make sure this is the one! I came across THE ELEMENTS OF DRAWING at the library on a random day, when I was
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Jul 15, 2009
 
Day of Sacrifice: The Prophecy (Day of Sacrifice, #1)
3.72
I enjoyed the paced and action of this novella. I've never been one to enjoy long, drawn-out detailed descriptions (particularly when it's of the fant ...more
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Nov 08, 2010
 
How to Write Dialogue
4.25
I was asked if I would consider contributing part of the foreword to this book. I agreed to because of Matt Posner's commitment to the writing craft. ...more
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May 13, 2014
 
Infinite Disposable
4.40
I really liked the emotional nuances and tension in this slim volume with the captivating title of Infinite Disposable. The black-and-white photograph ...more
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Feb 27, 2014
 
Broken Pieces
3.94
A lot of the content felt like a massively cleaned up, polished version of a private journal--and I mean that as a compliment since a journal does cap ...more
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May 09, 2014
 
Rawsome Flex: Beautifying System of Facial Exercises and Raw Foods
3.00
i've been developing some nasty fine lines since last year, together with acne breakouts (i have managed to curb the acne breakouts since early this y ...more
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Sep 19, 2012
 
Undercurrent
4.58
I've mentioned the 'book cover' in my past two reviews and will mention it YET again here (after all, it *is* important!)--I am very impressed with Je ...more
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May 01, 2012
 
The Ruling Elite of Singapore: Networks of Power and Influence
4.25
The Ruling Elite of Singapore is a brilliant publication, in which Michael Barr, a senior lecturer in International Relations at Flinders University, ...more
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Mar 10, 2014
 
No More Dirty Looks: The Truth About Your Beauty Products and the Ultimate Guide to Safe and Clean Cosmetics
4.18
I started moving away from big-name commercial beauty products in 2012, but it was still a surprise to me to read that not ALL “organic products” were ...more
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Feb 24, 2014
 
Perspectives
5.00
What piqued my curiosity with this book was a blog post I saw online, which mentioned the short stories in this collection were inspired by a set of p ...more
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May 13, 2014
 
Memories of Death (Blood of My World, #2)
4.10
BLOOD OF MY WORLD TRILOGY

I enjoyed the pace of this trilogy of 3 novellas. One of the things I especially liked was the opening of each novella, which
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Aug 18, 2011
 
Twice Bitten: A Matt Davis Mystery (Matt Davis Mysteries, #3)
4.06
As I struggle through the text of the massive hit, FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, I've found TWICE BITTEN to offer much better material for my mind to peruse a ...more
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Jul 01, 2012
 
Echoes of Red: Scifaiku
5.00
Precise Scifaiku

One of the reasons I enjoy reading haiku is the sense of clarity and precision it contains.

Ms. Nantus writes in the introduction of EC
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Apr 27, 2012
 
Glimpse (Zellie Wells, #1)
3.59
I love how Glimpse's artsy and pretty cover creates a sense of mystery and curiosity!

On to the interior content--I liked the sensory elements included
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Aug 27, 2010
 
Superhero's Welcome: A Comedic Tale
4.12
The not-so-good: My one and only gripe is that the editing could have been sharper (certain things interfered with the reading experience for me, here ...more
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Aug 27, 2010
 
The Hunted of 2060 (Shifter Evolutions #5)
3.66
The summary of The Hunted of 2060 begins with: "Set in Alaska in 2060, when April enters her Sophomore year at University..."--I was immediately drawn ...more
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Jul 10, 2010
 
not exactly haiku
5.00
not exactly haiku is a tastefully designed book (in terms of aesthetics!)--black, white, and red for the cover, with a simple but stylish interior lay ...more
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May 21, 2012
 
Miami Snow
4.37
I noticed the words, "quiet fury," upon first reading this novel (on the copyright page, not within the story itself). Actually, a quiet fury seems to ...more
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Aug 27, 2010
 
Laugh Now
4.38
Really enjoyed the realistic grittiness and URBANess of the writing/setting/characters. It's kinda like a mix between Catch Me If You Can, and Another ...more
Aug 2010
Aug 27, 2010
 
BestsellerBound Short Story Anthology Volume 2
3.83
A refreshing and concise anthology--I enjoy "variety" in both life and literature, and I enjoy anthologies such as this one because of the diversity o ...more
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Nov 03, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
The Real Dystopia

Mark Twain defined a literary classic as "a book which people praise and don't read."

I've enjoyed reading classics since I was sixte
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Apr 20, 2012
 
Erotica: An Illustrated Anthology of Sexual Art and Literature
3.92
This book was/is worth every penny. The best parts of the book were:

1) the blend/presentation of pieces of erotic art, alongside excerpts of the fine
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Dec 2008
Aug 30, 2009
 
The Legend of Witch Bane
4.02
The children face inner conflict(s) which adolescent readers and younger children would be able to identify with. The conflicts include the interactio ...more
Aug 2009
Aug 30, 2009
 
Celtic Evil: Ian (Fitzgerald Brothers, #2)
4.12
I really enjoyed the style of scene breaks in this dark fantasy novel. I thought the "scene settings" stated in bold (to mark a change of setting), ad ...more
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Aug 27, 2010
 
Trapdoor
3.51
I bought a paranormal romance book at the same time that I got a copy of Trapdoor (in terms of colour scheme only, the books have slightly similar-loo ...more
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Oct 20, 2011
 
The Speed of Dark
4.52
This was a horror anthology I was mightily pleased to have read. I've read some horror stories that are of the "gore" variety, which can honestly bore ...more
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Mar 11, 2013
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