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Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
3.92
A very heavy book about gardening - history, philosophy, ethics. Especially liked the bits about letting nature do it's thing versus our inevitable ef...more
Dec 2006
Apr 04, 2007
 
Housekeeping
3.84
I enjoyed Gilead more than this dreamy book, but it's still the beautiful writing of Robinson which made it a lovely read.
Jul 14, 2010
Jul 15, 2010
 
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
4.02
Read this book in the spring, and you can't help but be inspired! This book completely filled my need and interest in local food, cooking, gardening,...more
May 09, 2008
Aug 29, 2007
 
Blindness (Blindness, #1)
4.01
This was a hard book to read. The story was gripping and mind-blowing, but the style (full run-on paragraphs, no quotation marks, in the style of what...more
May 2007
Apr 09, 2007
 
Truth and Beauty
3.92
We read Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy for book club a while back, and this story is about the friendship of Lucy and the author Ann Patchett....more
Apr 2007
Apr 09, 2007
 
Running with Scissors
3.63
A book club pick that none of us really liked in the end. It was an interesting book, well written and easy to read. However, considering this is supp...more
Feb 2007
Apr 04, 2007
 
And She Was
3.50
More like a 2.5 stars, maybe 6 out of 10.
A decent book-club book - good discussion, although none of us could relate to or sympathize with Brandy.
Jun 29, 2009
May 25, 2009
 
Betty Crocker Easy Everyday Vegetarian: Meatless Main Dishes You'll Love!
3.69
Really, I've read this book through, and have thus applied it to our life :) It's a great starter vegetarian cookbook, and we've enjoyed several recip...more
Jan 2007
Apr 04, 2007
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
My first Vonnegut book, and I loved it. Couldn't put it down, and the ending blew me over~

This is my next "book club" book, and it was my pick, so I...more
Mar 2007
Apr 04, 2007
 
Hungry Planet
4.47
This was recommended to me by the wife of a prominent epidemiologist - they are extremely concerned about women's health, healthy pregnancies and babi...more
Jul 2007
Jun 25, 2007
 
What to Eat
4.04
This was recommended to me by the wife of a prominent epidemiologist - they are extremely concerned about women's health, healthy pregnancies and babi...more
Sep 07, 2007
Jun 25, 2007
 
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
3.58
A good book club pick. We had a good discussion about this one, although the characters and the decisions they made were very frustrating, making it h...more
Jan 2007
Apr 04, 2007
 
The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health
4.20
Will make you into a vegetarian if you are ready for that - otherwise you might not want to read. Very informative with some interesting science and e...more
Dec 2006
Apr 05, 2007
 
Plain Secrets: An Outsider among the Amish
3.80
after visiting Ohio's Amish country, I'm interested in knowing more

It was a nice little story with some interesting, first-hand accounts of living aro...more
Sep 2007
Jun 25, 2007
 
On Beauty
3.60
Such a good book~ It spanned issues of race, culture, class, education, and gender to tell a heart-wrenching story of a family falling apart. A very e...more
Jan 2007
Apr 04, 2007
 
Maybe Baby: 28 Writers Tell the Truth About Skepticism, Infertility, Baby Lust, Childlessness, Ambivalence, and How They Made the Biggest Decision of Their Lives
3.45
Real perspectives on being parents, choosing to have kiddos, etc. Interesting to hear all sides of the decision/lifestyle. Very...informative. Great w...more
Apr 2007
Apr 05, 2007
 
Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
3.91
A lovely Alaskan folk tale brought to life by the careful writing and vivid imagination of the author. Very nice book. (our March book club book)
Mar 2007
Apr 04, 2007
 
Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life
3.27
read most of it, but too boring or detailed. Wasn't in the mood to learn how the brain works - more interested in his interesting life stories
Jul 2007
Apr 09, 2007
 
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
3.76
still working on this book while in between other books. Really, I will finish it some day~
Mar 05, 2008
Apr 04, 2007
 
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
4.26
Cocav strongly encouraged me to read it, and it was amazing. Thanks Cocav~
Jan 2000
Apr 13, 2007
 
Crazy Salad: Some Things about Women
3.58
Not as good as I Feel Bad About My Neck. I couldn't relate so much to this one.
Sep 2007
Aug 31, 2007
 
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
3.85
very entertaining stories and restaurant life and foodie life.
Jun 2007
Jun 04, 2007
 
Bossypants
3.92
audio book - entertained us on the drive to Yosemite!
Jul 2011
May 13, 2011
 
The Kite Runner (Essential Edition)
4.20
heart-wrenching~ hard to read, but an amazing story.
Jun 2006
Apr 06, 2007
 
American Gods
4.10
Audio book for our trip to Cali. Great story!
Oct 03, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
Prodigal Summer
3.94
A rich and complex story - good author!
Jan 2006
Apr 09, 2007
 
Material World: A Global Family Portrait
4.55
a beautiful book~ very eye opening
Sep 2007
Jun 25, 2007
 
The Inheritance of Loss
3.36
~~(waiting on my nightstand)~~
not set
Apr 04, 2007
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.00
~~ Waiting for me at the library~~
not set
Apr 04, 2007
 
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
3.84
January, 2008 bookclub
Jan 28, 2008
Nov 27, 2007
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