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The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer
I have to read this book to be certified in the curriculum for my job with Prevent Child Abuse Illinois, and normally I wouldn't put this type of thin ...more
Feb 08, 2008
Sep 01, 2007
The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine
Great book, very interesting...I especially loved it having been to Cambodia and seeing some of the sex trafficking on the streets. The book isn't wel ...more
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Aug 11, 2009
Girls of Riyadh
I love books about the Middle East and my ex-boyfriend of 5.5 years is from Saudi, so I was very interested in reading this book. I talked to him abou ...more
Sep 2007
Aug 10, 2007
Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
Very quick read---45 mins to read through, but some great tips to remember. I like "don't eat any cereals that turn your milk a different color" and " ...more
Jul 2010
Jul 19, 2010
Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth About Pregnancy and Childbirth
Bought it for a gift, but then got it from the library because it looked so funny! This book was a quick read and HILARIOUS! I've never been pregnant ...more
Jan 2009
Jul 19, 2010
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
I listened to this book on audio CD, which was actually quite nice because Barbara and her family (husband and daughter) all narrate on the CDs and th ...more
Jan 02, 2009
Dec 11, 2008
Dreaming in Hindi: Coming Awake in Another Language
I actually liked this book. The writing was a little disjointed & the author didn't explain a lot of the things in India as much as she should hav ...more
Feb 2015
Jan 04, 2015
A Million Little Pieces
I read this book when it was all anyone could talk about because he had just been "outed" as embellishing the whole thing. I wanted to see what all th ...more
Jan 2005
Aug 10, 2007
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
I've read this book many times and get new things from it each time. It's such a great book if you have or know someone with bipolar.
Jan 1997
Mar 07, 2009
The Lovely Bones
Fantastic book! You won't be able to put it down. I remember being a little scared at night reading it because it was gruesome in parts, but it's an a ...more
Jan 2005
Aug 10, 2007
Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment
Good book...nothing outstanding, but really funny to read and a good reminder of setting higher standards!
May 2009
Aug 11, 2009
The Language of Flowers
Loved this book- was a pretty short read and loved the story and imagery. I'd highly recommend.
Jan 2013
Feb 05, 2013
Sarah's Key
Great book :) Highly recommend
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Apr 05, 2011
The Time Traveler's Wife
Oh....what a fantastic book! This is one of my other Top 3 books. Probably my favorite, to tell you the truth! It's such an interesting story, and I l ...more
May 2007
Aug 10, 2007
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
really funny! listened to it on audiobook.
Aug 15, 2009
Aug 25, 2009
Song of Solomon
I can't really remember this book (I should really read it again!), but I remember lots of analysis about it. I read it for an AP literature class I t ...more
Jan 1998
Aug 11, 2007
There are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
Great book. True story of 2 boys growing up in Chicago housing projects in the 80's and 90's. Gives you perspective on Chicago housing. This is a topi ...more
Mar 2007
Aug 10, 2007
Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood
Fast and easy read. Pretty good book. It was interesting to read about alcoholism from a woman's perspective, especially an upper-middle class young w ...more
Jan 2007
Aug 10, 2007
The Help
This book is AMAZING! I LOVED it! If I could give it 10 stars I would. Great historical facts mixed in with the novel makes you really see how Mississ ...more
Aug 24, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
Buddhaland Brooklyn
I agree with other reviewers. I really liked The Hundred-Foot Journey, but think I liked aspects of this book even more. The two books are quite diffe ...more
Dec 05, 2014
Oct 30, 2014
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
I know everyone loves this book, but doesn't like the ending...I hated it though. It was too long and dragged on and on. Maybe it was just all the det ...more
Mar 07, 2009
Jan 18, 2009
The Poisonwood Bible
Though the name sounds religious, it's not that kind of book. It's about a missionary family who goes into Africa. I really love reading about Africa, ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 10, 2007
Lucky: A Memoir
I tried to read this book after reading Lovely Bones because I loved that book so much. I work in the area of family violence, so I anticipated this b ...more
Jan 2005
Aug 10, 2007
Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
Took me a long time to read this book, as I kept putting it down and getting stuck. Towards the very end, I liked it much better and it had a GREAT me ...more
Nov 30, 2009
Aug 31, 2008
The Devil Wears Prada
This book was funny and a quick read, but not very good. I usually don't read books like this, so it was a nice departure from the more "in-depth" fic ...more
Jan 2006
Aug 10, 2007
The Lacuna
Great book. Very interesting's kind of a "historical fiction" has a lot about Diego Rivera, Frida Khalo, Leo Trotsky, Mexican Revo ...more
Jun 19, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough
Fantastic book. I'd recommend it to any single or unmarried girlfriend. It changed the whole way I looked at dating---and I'm actually in a happy rela ...more
Dec 07, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
Good book. Great story, very funny in parts. It's been a few years since I've read it, but it's a really nice story about a 19 or 20 year-old boy who ...more
Jan 2005
Aug 10, 2007
All the Light We Cannot See
Really liked this book. Such an interesting story and perspective.
Jul 24, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
Saving Fish from Drowning
Good book. Amy Tan is one of my favorite authors...she writes so eloquently and detailed. You can just imagine you are right there on this trip to Myn ...more
Feb 2007
Aug 10, 2007
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