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The Malleus Maleficarum
Want to get into the filthy minds of 15th century Puritan men who fear women? read this!
Apr 2002
Mar 04, 2008
Kid Cooperation: How to Stop Yelling, Nagging, and Pleading and Get Kids to Cooperate
best thing I learned from this book: the bargaining method. Around 3, my son really started to develop his need for his own choices and this can be en ...more
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Dec 28, 2009
Slut!: Growing Up Female with a Bad Reputation
What a great idea for a book. The author solicited women through the newspaper to tell their stories of being the "slut" of their highschool. Its amaz ...more
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Mar 10, 2008
What the Living Do: Poems
I devoured this book and after it was over, I had the sharp metallic taste for poetry on my tongue, it never went away. Howe opened my mind to wordpla ...more
Jan 2003
Sep 27, 2007
The Master and Margarita
This book gets downright crazy toward the end. I love the way Russian novelists treat very fantastical subject matter as mundane. Beautiful.
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Oct 04, 2007
Turning On The Girls
ok, this book wasn't a 5-star based on great writing (as per usual) but rather for being the exact book I needed at the exact right time.

This is a so
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Dec 28, 2009
The Abhorsen Trilogy Box Set (Abhorsen, #1-3)
These were recommended to me by 2 friends that I really trust. That said, I really wanted to like them. But I felt that the storyline was plodding. Th ...more
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Feb 02, 2013
Flame of Sevenwaters (Sevenwaters, #6)
as a character, I didn't like Leave very much. she played the victim a lot and expected people to read her mind and do what she wanted. so I enjoyed t ...more
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Jun 30, 2013
Darker than Midnight (Mordecai Young #3)
First off, I hate cutsy nicknames. Why is this employed so vigorously in these types of book? secondly, i read this to better understand the market th ...more
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Aug 18, 2008
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Eastern Region
Its hard to say I "read" this book (past tense) as I read it all the time. What reminded me this time was seeing a beautiful Green Heron teaching a ba ...more
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Jun 21, 2010
at some points I really liked how the author flirted raucously with language, turning nouns into verbs and vice versa. for me, after a while his whims ...more
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Jun 21, 2010
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare
This book is a recommendation from a beloved friend. Which sucks because about 40 pages in I knew exactly what was going to happen AND I couldn't shak ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 15, 2007
The Camera My Mother Gave Me
the writing was beautiful and I read it during a very vagina-focused time in my life so, it worked out well for everyone.
Jan 2001
Jan 05, 2009
Watership Down
ah, the sweet wonder of reading quality literature again. Sometimes I wonder if I've read all the truely great books already and I am so sad to think ...more
Jan 15, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
Jackson's favorite book of all-time so I was forced to read it as a relationship requirement.
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Jan 04, 2010
The Exorcist
I read this in college in my spooky single dorm room. one of the few books that actually scared me.
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Aug 26, 2013
REA's Handbook of English Grammar, Style, and Writing
Maybe I am enjoying this little trip down memory lane too much...
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Jun 21, 2010
The Clan of the Cave Bear & The Valley of Horses (Earth's Children, #1-2)
The first two of these were pretty good, vivid imagery and the idea of using the archeological record to create a story provided entertaining reads. t ...more
Jan 2004
Oct 03, 2007
some of the material in this book seemed like sensationalism; however, the conflicting sexuality of this young girl is erally interesting. The main ch ...more
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Aug 26, 2008
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
I read this about seven years ago and remember being utterly disappointed by the discombobulated thoughts verse lotso sex. My philosophy professor tol ...more
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Feb 27, 2008
I don't know what it is about this book, but I really like it. That's good because I have to read it every single night for three weeks now.
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Jan 04, 2010
Ramona Forever (Ramona Quimby #7)
Ramona was my FAVORITE when I was a kid. Ramona Forever was my favorite one of the series. I loved how they talked about being poor, whcih was a reali ...more
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Feb 13, 2008
Sophie's World
I appreciated what this book tries to do but it starts to bog down and become the boring explainations of someone's boring dad trying to tell them abo ...more
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Mar 14, 2008
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
there should be another shelf on Goodreads called "tried to read it" because thats what I did with this book. Maybe it could Not Factor into your book ...more
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Sep 28, 2007
Signing: Signed English: A Basic Guide
easy to read/learn from. Great book for beginning sign language.
We're using it to teach ez some signs which he picks up really fast and it makes comm
Jan 2008
Jan 07, 2008
I love the ideas behind this book and the first time I read it I was swept up in the romantisicm of all of that. I think every writer, to some degree, ...more
Jan 2001
Feb 14, 2008
Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner
this book was very helpful, espeically in understanding how a bi-polar thinks (or rather doesn't).if your partner is a diagnosed BP and you're both wi ...more
Feb 2008
Jan 14, 2008
No One Belongs Here More Than You
these are stories about people who have awkward obsessive-compusive/tourettes-like symptoms and nothing gets resolved -their seemingly causeless actio ...more
Feb 2008
Sep 26, 2007
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
not as passionate or as factually interesting as 'nickel and dimed'. Mostly Author going on and on about not benig able to find a job even though she ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 01, 2007
Everyday Zen: Love and Work
My favorite think in this book was instead of thinking things, think "I'm having a thought about...x" After just one week of doing this I feel calmer, ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 12, 2007
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