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Momfidence!: An Oreo Never Killed Anybody and Other Secrets of Happier Parenting
3.93
I'm torn about this woman's advice! On the one hand, she's funny and care-free about being a mother (of four, no less - if you can laugh then, you're ...more
Sep 2007
Oct 03, 2007
 
Buy, Buy Baby: How Consumer Culture Manipulates Parents and Harms Young Minds
3.78
It's always comforting to find someone who will back you up when you have an instinct. In my roll as a new mom I feel a lot of pressure from my peers ...more
not set
Aug 28, 2007
 
Babyproofing Your Marriage: How to Laugh More, Argue Less, and Communicate Better as Your Family Grows
3.44
These women interviewed a bunch of losers. Seriously, no wonder their marriages were in trouble if they are hanging with guys that would rather play g ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 28, 2007
 
What Could He Be Thinking?: How a Man's Mind Really Works
3.84
Well, I have this great friend (you know who you are) who has finally figured out men and did it with this book. With a recommendation like that, why ...more
Sep 2007
Oct 03, 2007
 
The Good Guy
3.79
I think I've read every novel Koonts ever wrote, and in recent years he has developed a formula that clearly works for him. Two total strangers meet u ...more
Sep 2007
Oct 03, 2007
 
The Serpent and the Rainbow
3.89
I remember seeing Dr. Davis' lecture at St. John's and it was doubtlessly the BEST LECTURE EVER! I mean, it was about ZOMBIES! Anyway, 12 years later, ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 28, 2007
 
Mommy Wars: Stay-at-Home and Career Moms Face Off on Their Choices, Their Lives, Their Families
3.26
This was tough! So many stories, and some aren't very happy. I thought it would help me make a choice about my own path, but it really upset me how so ...more
Jul 2007
Aug 28, 2007
 
Dance of Death (Pendergast, #6; Diogenes, #2)
4.13
These guys write really fun novels, but this trilogy was pretty formulaic. My brother pointed out that I had skipped this, the second, novel, but it d ...more
Sep 2007
Oct 03, 2007
 
Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army
3.59
Some people have interesting stories to tell, but they lack the writing skills to make it a great book. I enjoyed this, but it was pretty much what yo ...more
Jul 2007
Aug 28, 2007
 
The Alienist
4.03
I had seen copies of this at the free bookstore many times, and was always put off by how big it looked. It turns out, for how long it is, it was very ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 28, 2007
 
The Elephant in the Living Room: Make Television Work for Your Kids
3.77
I think this is a terrific resource for new parents. For most people, living with no tv isn't realistic. I found a number of helpful coping tools in h ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 28, 2007
 
Survival of the Sickest: A Medical Maverick Discovers Why We Need Disease
4.13
This was so much more fun that I thought it would be! I enjoyed the use of logic and evience to create unexpected new links. What a fun take on the wo ...more
Sep 2007
Oct 03, 2007
 
Brother Odd (Odd Thomas, #3)
3.96
I keep waiting for Koontz to hit one out of the park. The guy writes SO MUCH there must be some awesome novels left in him. This isn't one of them, th ...more
Sep 2007
Oct 03, 2007
 
No Speed Limit: The Highs and Lows of Meth
3.43
Written by a drug-snorting journalist, this book has a lot more flair and style than most of the non-ficiton I've read lately. Plus it's all about deg ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 28, 2007
 
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
4.26
Eh. There were some chuckles, but nothing to write home about. The friend who gave it to me thought it was a riot and maybe you'll think so, too, whoe ...more
Jul 2007
Aug 28, 2007
 
The Book of the Dead  (Pendergast, #7/Diogenes, #3)
4.10
This is the last book in an unofficial trilogy that I got a bit tired of. Still fun, but not as loopy as some of their plots.
Sep 2007
Oct 03, 2007
 
The Wheel of Darkness (Pendergast, #8)
3.89
My mother and brother LOVE these authors. They do have some fun, wacky characters. It's a good time.
Sep 2007
Oct 03, 2007
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
3.88
This was fun! What a great way to prove that you can do anything with statistics!
Aug 2007
Aug 28, 2007
 
Death on the Nile
4.00
A classic!
Aug 2007
Aug 28, 2007
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