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Home
3.67
This is a book worth a deeper dig so I've reread it on my Kindle for its highlighting ability. I highly recommend Home to readers and classrooms. Belo ...more
Oct 2012
Oct 01, 2012
 
62
The End of the Affair
3.96
Colin Firth. Need I say more? He brings incredible depth to a book that explores life, death, love and faith. This book is a prime example of the reas ...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
 
28
The Son
3.96
Excellent, the big picture of our state thus far through the voice of several generations. I can't believe he isn't a Texan, but then again, maybe hon ...more
Aug 31, 2013
Apr 30, 2013
 
80
Everybody's Got Something
4.01
(Via Audio) Robin's mother anyways told her that regardless of who or what you are in life, regardless of what you do or don't do, you'll go through h ...more
May 21, 2014
May 17, 2014
 
87
One Plus One
3.96
Via Audio. Had this for awhile. Why did I wait so long? Is it the cover or the start of the book?

Sneaky little surprise. I love Brit Lit. I love the
...more
Nov 08, 2014
Nov 06, 2014
 
79
Astonish Me
3.61
(Via Hardcover from BookPeople, while listening to Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty, which is what my very sneaky mom used to play to put me to sleep. Ok ...more
May 10, 2014
May 06, 2014
 
56
Why We Broke Up
3.51
Meet Min (short for Minerva, Roman Goddess of wisdom) who has a penchant for saying "whatnot" and for old films. Meet Ed, co-captain of the basketball ...more
Mar 26, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
 
69
Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War
4.27
So glad I finally took time to read this; so glad I didn't pass it by; so glad this book finally came to be published. I didn't realize this was ficti ...more
Oct 30, 2012
Oct 24, 2012
 
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Home
3.67
I loved this book more than I have loved a book in a long time. There are so many things to discuss about this book that I choose it for my first Book ...more
Sep 14, 2012
Sep 11, 2012
 
86
By Harper Lee: To Kill a Mockingbird CD [Audiobook]
4.83
Sissy Spacek reading this classic, doesn't get much better. I loved encountering this in a new way. Still tops. Had even more to relate to from the le ...more
Oct 17, 2014
Oct 12, 2014
 
85
Forgetting to Be Afraid: A Memoir
3.86
How to express what this book means to me, to my loved ones, to my Texas? If you think you know the whole story, I promise you, you don't. If you are ...more
Oct 11, 2014
Oct 09, 2014
 
55
The Vagina Monologues
3.84
Once in awhile a friend gives you a book that resonates deep within you. This is such a book. Yes, the name goes for the shock value, as the author te ...more
Feb 19, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
 
75
An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7)
4.39
I reread / listened to this for several reasons, partly because of a BookClub discussion and partly because the series has been opted for TV and I THO ...more
Jun 12, 2013
Jun 06, 2013
 
67
Enrique's Journey: The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother
3.78
This book is a symbol of one one of the things I love about book club. I would never have heard about it without it. And although I usually want to re ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
83
Eleanor and Park
4.18
Warning: you are going to want to read this from cover to cover. What a profound young love story, which raises so many great questions. Why do we rea ...more
Aug 16, 2014
Aug 15, 2014
 
73
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.92
This is a mommy come of age book if there ever was one. It will make you sick but curious, and sympathetic but exasperated all at the same time. It wi ...more
Mar 13, 2013
Mar 10, 2013
 
3
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.15
You'll never read another book like this one. Fabulous writing and historical detail, and one of the best love stories. Also, listen to the audio vers ...more
not set
Dec 23, 2009
 
61
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.30
This is a wonderful book about what happens when men become too powerful and women are oppressed. Its also a wonderful story about friendship and love ...more
not set
Dec 24, 2009
 
31
Lonesome Dove  (Part 1 of 3)
4.44
Even better than before, completely believable, and once you get into it you can't put it down. This is McMurty's masterpiece, and it a masterpiece of ...more
Sep 28, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
 
37
The Year My Mother Died: A Memoir
4.20
This book resonates deep within, probably because I lost my mother, and my mother-in-law, at the onset of "middle age", triggering many of the same re ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 24, 2011
 
84
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
3.53
I hate short stories. I'm just a long story person. I want to be given a chance to care about every aspect of the story. I want something to think abo ...more
Oct 08, 2014
Oct 03, 2014
 
10
Flight
3.87
Amazing -- the author was able to deal with so many American issues in this short book -- from youth violence and the heartache of life, to the real i ...more
Jun 28, 2011
Jun 28, 2011
 
15
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
Decided to revisit this since it is the 200th year of its publication. I very carefully selected the audio version I wanted to hear (a good narrator i ...more
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 17, 2013
 
44
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love
3.70
I grew up Protestant. I mean PROTESTANT. I don't think there was a Catholic in my family for 500 years. So, now I'm very curious about anything to do ...more
not set
Dec 27, 2009
 
22
Angelique (Angelique: Original version, #1)
4.18
Pilfered from my mother's cabnet, this is the first really good historical fiction book that I ever read. Don't let the title or the picture throw you ...more
Jan 1982
Dec 26, 2009
 
48
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
3.77
The first chapter of this book blew me away. It is very well written and easy to read (a definite relief after Ms. Wolf). Great discussion about the M ...more
Apr 17, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
 
11
True Grit
4.11
Loved this book! I never thought I would love a "Western" or find a strong heroine in a young girl in that same Western, especially one that was writt ...more
Mar 28, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
 
74
The Life and Works of Chopin
4.00
LOVED! I grew up to Chopin and classical music. This audio book was like no biography I've ever read/heard before, with his music interspersed between ...more
Jun 17, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
 
47
Love Story (Love Story, #1)
3.57
Quintessential 70's college kids book -- reminded me of words and attitudes I hadn't thought of in a long time. And although we know it ends sad, it i ...more
Jan 30, 2010
Jan 29, 2010
 
52
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
This is a very well written book. I am not usually into epic fantasies, but this is so well written that I can't help myself. Also, it doesn't have a ...more
Apr 22, 2011
Apr 08, 2011
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