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The Starch Solution: Eat the Foods You Love, Regain Your Health, and Lose the Weight for Good!
4.23
I have trouble not giving five stars to well researched nutrition books that go against profits and are geared towards giving accurate information. I ...more
Sep 10, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
3.88
Truly profound.

For years now, it all really started in 2007, I have learned more and more on the topics of nutrition and health. I have studied them w
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May 20, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
 
Sarah's Key
4.11
History was always my least favorite subject in school. I couldn't relate to it because it was already in the past. Yet the parts of history that I wa ...more
Nov 05, 2011
Nov 04, 2011
 
Joss Whedon: The Biography
4.05
How does one go about writing a review on said book (taps fingers on chin). Joss Whedon has, without sounding like an obsessed fan (though I am), been ...more
Aug 23, 2014
Aug 23, 2014
 
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure
4.37
First off, I'm not sure why I didn't read this book sooner. Second off, there is no questioning why Clinton was impacted by this book. Third off, read ...more
Sep 11, 2011
Aug 27, 2011
 
Every Day is an Atheist Holiday
3.78
Here's the thing, Penn is the real deal. If you want someone to sugar coat things, to "play it safe," to give you what you want to hear then don't eve ...more
Jan 03, 2013
Sep 17, 2012
 
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
4.01
Thank you Susan Cain. Thank you.

Not only do I now feel more understood, even if by a complete stranger, but this book helped me to understand myself m
...more
Oct 05, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
 
How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum
4.01
I think Keri Smith is set out to make everyone a hoarder. Nah, I kid, I kid. Granted, this book involves A LOT of collecting of items but what it's mo ...more
Feb 2013
Jan 04, 2013
 
Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
4.39
I'm not really sure where to start. I feel totally wiped of all energy, every bit of it immersed in this story. All I look for in a book is for the au ...more
Jul 16, 2014
Jul 16, 2014
 
Rabbit, Run
3.55
Why I read it: Well I joined my parents little book club and it was my dad’s choice. He selected three books and told me to pick one of the three and ...more
Dec 05, 2011
Nov 05, 2011
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.42
I am generally disinterested in books having to do with cancer patients, after having read The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition ...more
Feb 28, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
 
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
4.15
As with any book I read and review, my review is based on my enjoyment of a book and what I gained from it (the latter particularly with non-fiction, ...more
May 08, 2013
May 08, 2013
 
Court Appointed: A Serving Love Story
3.41
This book was recommended to me by my mom and was a first for me, in three different ways. It was the first time I read a book on an electronic device ...more
Jan 2011
Jan 01, 2011
 
Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste
3.69
This past half a year or so we've been living full-time on the road in a house on wheels. We've seen such beautiful places with landscapes varying fro ...more
Oct 28, 2014
Oct 28, 2014
 
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.06
I picked this book up at the library for a few reasons. The first being the cover. I find it rather exquisite and upon reading the story the cover ver ...more
Nov 30, 2011
Nov 27, 2011
 
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
4.28
As my eyes welled up with tears before finishing, I could only think of one word to describe this story. Endearing. It was so incredibly touching and ...more
May 2014
Sep 17, 2013
 
Vector Prime (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order, #1)
3.71
This was both my first Star Wars book and my first Salvatore book. I made a deal with my husband, who has read and loved MANY a Star Wars book, that i ...more
Mar 24, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
Umbrella Academy, Vol.1: The Apocalypse Suite
3.96
It's no wonder this book won the Eisner Award for Best Limited Series. I must state that when I first started it I wasn't expecting to like it but whe ...more
Oct 23, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
 
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
3.79
I can sum this book up in one word: FUN! But I can't leave you at just one word.

Without Flavia this would not have been quite the book it is. Alan Br
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Oct 29, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
 
Let Me In
4.06
I had wanted to read this book, since I saw the movie trailer in 2010. The movie trailer was so disturbing and intriguing, that I felt that I had to r ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
 
Gone Girl
3.95
Flynn's writing truly is such a match for me. Her characterization is fantastical. Really, you see into the minds of these people, whether you find go ...more
Nov 15, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
Earthbag Building: The Tools, Tricks and Techniques
4.31
This book is so incredibly comprehensive. Kaki and Donald covered everything from top to bottom, inside and out. When I asked myself, "well what about ...more
May 08, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
 
Room
3.96
Let me start by saying, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I suggested it for our book club because the abstract of it really caught my eye as unique. I ...more
Jun 24, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
Looooooved it! I liked the first book but it lacked some elements for me to make me really like it. It focused a lot more on Blomkvist than Salander. ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
*Side note, I updated this rating from a 4 to a 5 (on 4/7/12) because this book still sits with me, stirring up thoughts every now and then.*

I had wan
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Apr 19, 2011
Apr 13, 2011
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
I had avoided this book like the plague because I have learned much too much about circuses and when I opened the book and saw it was centering around ...more
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
 
The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide To Staying Out of the Rejection Pile
3.98
Written from the perspective of an agent, Lukeman goes topic by topic-- from the physical presentation to pacing and progression-- and tells us what a ...more
Feb 23, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
 
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
3.96
I'm not sure where to form my thoughts on this one. I have not read such a well told story in a long time, such classic and timeless storytelling. I'v ...more
Dec 11, 2012
Dec 03, 2012
 
Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
4.24
Like others, I thoroughly enjoyed the way Cron used popular movies (ie Die Hard, Gone With the Wind, Ferris Bueller's Day Off), books and otherwise to ...more
Feb 25, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
 
Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1)
3.96
R is his name, and the story is told from his mind...his perspective. The catch is, he's a zombie. His name is "R" because that is all he can remember ...more
May 2011
Apr 29, 2011
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