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Happiness by Design: Change What You Do, Not How You Think
3.52
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Sep 28, 2014
Sep 17, 2014
 
Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free
3.65
I chose this book in its audiobook format because I thought that the content would be funny and should be delivered by someone who is good at both the ...more
Nov 10, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
 
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
3.94
A friend checked this book out of the library for me to read because they thought it would be a perfect fit for me. Military history, Alexandre Dumas, ...more
Nov 26, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
 
The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
3.91
To be honest, I was taken by the mildly absurb photograph on the cover of this biography. I have never been a big biography readers, but I was pleasan ...more
May 19, 2014
May 12, 2014
 
In the Wake of Madness: The Murderous Voyage of the Whaleship Sharon
3.52
This was a return at the library that caught my eye. I've always been interested in history, and more recently, maritime history about New England. In ...more
Sep 27, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
 
Barbarians and Brothers: Anglo-American Warfare, 1500-1865
4.50
Ok, so after waiting forever for Newton to send their library copy of this book to me, I was happy to sit down and read this actually very approachabl ...more
May 10, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
4.27
This is really not what I was expected when I ILLed this book. I had anticipated a book that discussed humanity's use of language to describe non-huma ...more
Apr 04, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
 
A Tolerable Anarchy: Rebels, Reactionaries, and the Making of American Freedom
3.66
I picked this plain, little book up because it had come up as an item to weed during the recent collection development overview being done at the Medf ...more
Aug 30, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
 
If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home
3.69
Not having read Bill Bryson's At Home, I am nevertheless aware of his history of the home as one of the leading histories on that subject. I was inter ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
 
Dawn of the Deed: The Prehistoric Origins of Sex
3.35
I get a kick out of ordering books for the library. Sometimes its the cover image, and sometimes its the title, but usually every magazine I use to or ...more
Jan 14, 2013
Jan 10, 2013
 
Survival of the Beautiful: Art, Science, and Evolution
3.24
I picked this book up because it seemed like it would be an interesting read. While I think the author makes several good points about sexual selectio ...more
Mar 26, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
 
The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind
3.65
When I saw this book reviewed in Publishers Weekly I immediately ordered it for the library. I was really excited about a book that might possibly tal ...more
Oct 19, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
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