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The Feminine Mystique
3.82
I had a demeaning encounter with Ms Friedan on the topic of celebrating 30 years of the Feminist Movement. As a Homemaker-Mom, she chastised me for ai ...more
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Apr 10, 2011
 
The Blackberry Bush
3.18
Is it true that when Satan was banished from Heaven he fell into a blackberry bush and cursed the brambles as he fell into them?

Brambles and fruit, a
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Mar 23, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
 
Four Favorite Books by Christopher Morley
4.33
"Who is Christopher Morley?" I asked my dear friend Cataerine. She sent me her Parnassus shortly before she died. I marvel at the women who have kept ...more
Nov 17, 1988
Aug 13, 2010
 
Chalkin' for Children
5.00
I first met her at a women's retreat as "Merry Maudie" the Bag Lady; my roommate for the weekend. She is an absolute hoot! My kids still call her Merr ...more
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Mar 21, 2011
 
Four Romances of England: King Horn, Havelok the Dane, Bevis of Hampton, Athelston
3.68
I'm a bit partial to the legendary exploits of the Bevis family.

A nice synopsis of Bevis of Hampton can be found at: http://www.umm.maine.edu/faculty
...more
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Apr 10, 2011
 
Those Who Save Us
4.11
Heartbreaking story I didn't want to finish, but couldn't put down.

The brutal horror story of an unwed mother's "survival", the nightmare of the Thir
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Oct 21, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
The Alpha Course Manual
3.95
I blame David Housholder and Derek Rust for this intrusion into my cozy life. So, challenged to stay on track with my faith walk, I was hornswoggled ( ...more
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Mar 21, 2011
 
Pages of Life
5.00
Until Dawn gave me an autographed copy of her "Pages of Life", I never knew poetry runs deep in her family's veins. I've been reading her poems since ...more
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Mar 21, 2011
 
Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table
3.91
What can I say. I'm a Camelot, medieval lit student and fan. The OLD tail-telling ways of 11th century troubadours and minstrels have always captivate ...more
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Dec 29, 2009
 
The Age of Innocence
3.92
"The immense accretion of flesh which had descended on her in the middle life like a flood of lava on a doomed city had changed her from a plump activ ...more
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Mar 08, 2010
 
The Junior Confirmation Book
3.67
Thank you Pastor Gerberding. Thank you Martin Luther. I learned to read my Bible, and taught Pastor Gerberding everything I know; he had a lot of ques ...more
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Mar 20, 2011
 
The Street Lawyer
3.78
An eye-opening fast read exposing greed at the expense of the outcasts of our society. Admirably written, the plight of the homeless, the clogs in "th ...more
Oct 27, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
Ferne's Haiku
5.00
Oh my word, what an elegant book. It is designed, illustrated & written to be enjoyed no matter how often you read it. A charming gift worthy of a ...more
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Mar 21, 2011
 
The Best of Bombeck
4.35
In 1984 she wrote me, "I have always felt that the homemakers of this country have no reason to feel any less a professional because they sort socks a ...more
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Dec 29, 2009
 
The Screwtape Letters
4.19
Brilliant! One of the best ways Satan gets his way is to convince us, that he does not exist! I read this book when I was a Teen and that particular a ...more
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Mar 08, 2010
 
The Dog Men
5.00
We hear about this nasty heart-less cruelty to animals when it's headline news. Few of us enter the disgusting world of illegal dog fights. Pat's a fr ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Wings Above the Diamantina
4.00
THANK YOU my Dawnshine for recommending Arthur W. Upfield! This was a terrific book! Unbelievable that his books are no longer in print. Some of the b ...more
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Apr 04, 2014
 
Tales of an Upstate New York Bottle Miner
0.00
Patricia is one of my favorite delightful poets of all times. I look forward, with eager anticipation, to every book she writes. She's a master of int ...more
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Jul 19, 2010
 
The Bible Promise Book
4.34
This is a favorite gift to the many graduates in my life. I am so proud of each, in their unique God-given ways. The promises in this book will encour ...more
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Mar 21, 2011
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
I read or watch Jane Austen books or films because she dares to be amused by the ridiculous rules of society, especially in an age where society matte ...more
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Dec 28, 2009
 
Songs for a Mockingbird
5.00
How does an idyllic community turn into a vicious cult that imprisons those who have been seeking a better, simpler life? Is there no escape? You have ...more
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Apr 11, 2013
 
Baby Beluga
4.24
My grand-babies LOVE this one, so of COURSE it's fun to read (not to mention it tastes good & is nearly indestructible) ... tough to get that song ...more
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May 02, 2011
 
Echoes of Dawn
5.00
I will never finish reading this book. On any given day I can open it to any page and be charmed, or touched deeply. No matter how often I've read eac ...more
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Mar 21, 2011
 
Brother Wolf: A Forgotten Promise
4.65
Brandenburg is more than a Brilliant Photographer
the text in this book is fascinating ... timeless & to be enjoyed over & over again
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Dec 29, 2009
 
George MacDonald: An Anthology: 365 Readings
4.15
A perfect gift for a friend who captured the lilt of MacDonald in her translation into German: Das Lied des Baronets. Thank you Elly!
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Apr 18, 2011
 
Grace for Tough Times: Keys to Hope, Comfort and Encouragement
4.80
Grit & Grace
Strong & Gentle
Impacting Comfort
Reassuring Hope & Truth

Read it every day
Restore your Soul!

Thanks Mare!
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Dec 29, 2009
 
The Way of the Sacred Tree
4.00
Does anyone know who Gideon Pond is? Is he allowed in our history books ~ even here in Minnesota, do we know this bit of our history & heritage? H ...more
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Dec 29, 2009
 
Angel Unaware: A Touching Story of Love and Loss
4.24
Thank you Mrs. LaDell for letting me check this out of the church library every time I returned it. Over & over & over again.
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Mar 20, 2011
 
Double Vision: Seeing God in Everyday Life Through Devotions and Poetry
4.55
Page 135, Double Vision ~ EYE FACT: The human eye will focus on about fifty things per second.

What do you see today? The storms in life are hard to ig
...more
Oct 12, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
 
The Best Of Dr. Seuss
4.50
If Dr. Seuss wrote it, I read it. I don't know how I'd have ever learned to read without ooblic.
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Mar 20, 2011
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