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Paul Revere and the World He Lived In
This book was an incredibly interesting and well-documented historical view of Paul Revere and others from his era. Many primary sources were used and ...more
Jun 08, 2011
May 28, 2011
Shelley The Lifeboat Labrador
This was definitely written by a non-professional which made it a little difficult to read. The spelling/grammar was off in spots but the author reall ...more
Sep 04, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
I surprised myself and really enjoyed this book. As a conservative Christian (who didn't really fit in with any of the descriptions listed in the book ...more
Aug 08, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
This is not my normal style of book to read or I may have given it "5 stars". I do feel it was extremely well researched and written.

There was so much
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Mar 04, 2013
Gettysburg (Gettysburg, #1)
I liked this for a few reasons but the main reason is that it did an excellent job explaining why Robt. E. Lee is considered to be a hero even though ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
Travel, Sex, and Train Wrecks
I really hate to give a book a low rating mainly because of the time and trouble the author went to write it. This book was just not for me. I felt li ...more
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Apr 06, 2015
Very fascinating and historically accurate book about Moloka'i! Unfortunately, when I read the cover, I had the impression that it wouldn't be a terri ...more
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Oct 14, 2011
Bed & Breakfast
A very interesting story about relationships that addresses dysfunction in family and friend relationships but, at the same time, really allowing you ...more
Jul 21, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
can I rate this higher than 5 stars?? One of the best books I've read. I had no idea what I was getting into when I started, not even realizing that i ...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
I enjoyed this and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys historical fiction and is interested in Pompeii--especially the culture of that day. This s ...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
Hide in Plain Sight (The Three Sisters Inn, #1)
This was a free kindle choice and I added it as I was desperate for something to read. I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed it! To be hone ...more
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May 15, 2011
The Heretic Queen
Wonderful historical fiction! I loved how she included a section at the end where she explained what was true and what she made up. I also appreciated ...more
May 18, 2011
May 15, 2011
The Paris Wife
I enjoyed this book simply because it was about a place and era that I wasn't familiar with (Paris--post-war). I really fell for the main character, H ...more
Aug 03, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
Elsie: Adventures of an Arizona Schoolteacher 1913-1916
This was interesting to me because it gave me some insight into how a young adult female lived in the early 1900's. Because it was mostly her journal ...more
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
The Past Is Another Country
The only thing about this book that disappointed me was how abruptly everything was tied up with a bow at the end. Overall, I really enjoyed it. My da ...more
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Oct 12, 2012
Lost Gold of the Shenandoah
Very fun historical fiction/mystery read. It took place NOW with occasional flashbacks to 1860 that weren't annoying like in some books that I've read ...more
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Sep 17, 2012
Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus
I was surprised at how much this book really made me look deeper within myself. I had to stop many times to really think about what he wrote. It was e ...more
Oct 26, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
A must read for anyone in the medical profession--but wonderful for others as well. I now have a great appreciation for "informed consents" and the st ...more
Mar 2011
Apr 03, 2011
Frommer's Boston Day by Day
this was VERY helpful to me if for no other reason than the "flip out" subway map and city map. It made where I wanted to go and how to get there very ...more
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May 15, 2011
When Dreams Collide
I have always been interested in dream interpretation and have personally had at least one dream that I felt was given to me by the Lord to tell me so ...more
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May 03, 2013
The Golden Age of Piracy
I loved this--but I love history and have a fascination with pirates. We're going to Savannah, GA soon and plan to visit the "Pirate's House" while we ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
The Breadwinner (The Breadwinner, #1)
Very interesting and informative book for young people (and adults) about life as a young girl in war-torn Afghanistan. I definitely want to read the ...more
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Oct 22, 2012
Just Perfect (Perfect Trilogy, #2)
Out of the "Perfect Trilogy", I think I liked this one the best. I'm not sure I would seek this author out again, but it was good "by the pool" readin ...more
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Jul 08, 2011
The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2)
I read The White Queen first and enjoyed it. I thought this was a sequel, but it is actually set at the same time from another perspective. Very inter ...more
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Apr 16, 2012
Almost Perfect (Perfect Trilogy, #1)
this was a free kindle choice and, while I thought the story was okay, it was "full" of sex as others have complained about. A little too much.
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May 15, 2011
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
I really enjoyed this...but am annoyed that there is no "ending" which means I'm obligated to read all the other books to find out what happens...
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Jul 25, 2013
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
I really had fun with this book. Julie's character was quite different from the movie which I appreciated as well. I wonder if she'll be able to come ...more
Sep 2011
Aug 23, 2011
How to Eat a Cupcake
I honestly didn't expect much...but couldn't put it down. Loved the character growth. Loved the wittiness of Annie. A great story.
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Nov 25, 2012
The Sacred Art of Dog Walking: Making the Ordinary Extraordinary
It was short which was a good thing. I found a couple of helpful, interesting things but otherwise the book just wasn't for me.
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Oct 01, 2012
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Fascinating story about incredible athletes. I'm a new runner and I honestly didn't even know ultra-marathons existed. It was also interesting to lear ...more
Jun 28, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
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