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The whole time I was reading this I was hiding from my 3 month old and my husband so I could find out what was going to happen next. What a wonderfull...more
Apr 15, 2014
Oct 02, 2013
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
This book was a wonderful tale of what it was like to be a POW during WW2. I would recommend it to anyone with an interested in the war, life stories...more
Sep 15, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Part the Hawser, Limn the Sea
Dan Lopez does a fantastic job on Part the Hawser, Limn the Sea. I devoured the stories one by one and then went back to linger over each of them. I h...more
Mar 03, 2014
Nov 11, 2013
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
Every time I read a Pollan book I have a hard time eating for days. The Botany of Desire is no different. So much is wrong with our food culture and w...more
Feb 02, 2014
Aug 09, 2012
On Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep
Alright baby lets do this! Step 1 - you can't ALWAYS sleep on my chest - unless of course I want to snuggle...
Feb 2014
Oct 02, 2013
I read this book in 3 days! That is saying a lot when you have a newborn at home.
Jun 06, 2014
May 14, 2014
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding
I really enjoyed this book. Breastfeeding was something I was fearful wouldn't happen for me due to all the myths and problems posted out there on the...more
Oct 26, 2013
Oct 02, 2013
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
I had no idea what this book was about when I started reading it but really enjoyed it! I already know the perfect person to pass it along to. The cha...more
Aug 25, 2013
Aug 24, 2013
MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search For A New Best Friend
I really loved this book. I feel like I know exactly what Rachel was going through. Making new friends especially in LA isn't easy! I love that she wo...more
Mar 02, 2013
Feb 20, 2013
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
I really liked this! It felt like JK but also very different. I love that she is becoming so diverse.

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Aug 11, 2013
Aug 04, 2013
I So Don't Do Mysteries
This book was given to me by a friend of the author and I read it before giving it to my young cousin. I thought it was a great read for the tweens in...more
May 2011
Dec 09, 2011
Why I Wore Lipstick: To My Mastectomy
I read this book while working at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. It is in inspiring story that gives you a glimpse into the life of a women living w...more
Mar 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Vogue Weddings: Brides, Dresses, Designers
This book is beautiful! Full of amazing images of iconic weddings that have taken place over the years. I got some great posing ideas for my own nupti...more
Aug 2012
Sep 06, 2012
The Last Letter from Your Lover
I really like Jojo's work! I don't think I will read more of her work back to back again since it is a bit formulaic but I will read her work again. F...more
Oct 05, 2013
Oct 02, 2013
Let's Go Mexico on a Budget
Viva Mexico!! This was such a helpful tool for when I was traveling throughout Mexico. I would highly recommend it to anyone.
Jan 2007
Sep 17, 2011
The Girl You Left Behind
I loved this book! Jojo was able to transition time periods beautiful while creating an enthralling story line. I can't wait to see what she does next...more
Sep 05, 2013
Sep 03, 2013
A Million Little Pieces
I just feel like they were trying to shock you in this book. I don't feel it really taped into any thing amazing.
Sep 10, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Bitter is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office
I like this book, it was funny. Not laugh out loud funny but good. Mainly I want to put more money into my savings account ASAP! Scary!
May 20, 2012
May 16, 2012
Love love love this book! I have reread it several times. One of my all time favorites!
Jan 2009
Jul 11, 2012
Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club
Great behind the scenes look at the Hell's Angeles and how they were run.
Jan 2008
May 30, 2012
The Complete Book of Pregnancy & Childbirth
3.5 I would recommend it as a good overall about pregnancy and birth.
Oct 30, 2013
Nov 01, 2013
Rules of Civility
So glad I picked up this book. It was such a polished story and the language was so eloquent. I throughly enjoyed it and can't wait to read it again....more
Jun 09, 2012
Jun 01, 2012
How to Eat a Cupcake
Quick, fun & easy read.
Jun 22, 2013
Jun 22, 2013
The Secret Garden
Love this book growing up!
Jan 1995
May 25, 2012
Tuesdays With Morrie
Such a touching story!!
Aug 2006
Sep 16, 2011
The 30-Minute Vegan: Over 175 Quick, Delicious, and Healthy Recipes for Everyday Cooking
Some tasty treats!
Dec 2011
Dec 08, 2011
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Mar 2010
Sep 17, 2011
How to Be a Woman
3.5 Loved the beginning and the end a lot! It lost me a little in the middle. :)
Jan 27, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
The Shining Girls
This falls outside of my typical genre but I was intrigued. I ended up not really liking it. It felt so disconnected and I never really understood any...more
Aug 22, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
Operation Family Secrets: How a Mobster's Son and the FBI Brought Down Chicago's Murderous Crime Family
This book was super interesting. It had a lot of different characters to keep straight but even if you get a little lost the overall concept and theme...more
Apr 24, 2012
Mar 08, 2012
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