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The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
4.18
This is the most important book I've ever read, and I would recommend it to any and all women. I have seen this book recommended so many times and fin...more
Jun 2014
Jun 01, 2014
 
The Pregnancy Project
3.61
Too much info-dumping in the first few chapters on Gaby's family history. It would have been a much better book if that had been woven into the projec...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
 
Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love
4.07
I am a big fan of YHL and read John and Sherry's blog every day. While I don't always agree with their design choices, I love their can-do attitude an...more
Nov 05, 2012
Nov 05, 2012
 
Stronger
4.25
I was really pleasantly surprised by how good this book was. I finished it with a sense of who Jeff was as a person and the rehab details were really...more
May 29, 2014
May 28, 2014
 
The Miniaturist
3.67
I'd describe this as Girl With a Pearl Earring with magical realism. That's a compliment and I think this could be a big hit with the adult book club...more
Sep 10, 2014
Sep 09, 2014
 
Skeletons in the Closet: Stories from the County Morgue
3.30
The content is very interesting and the autopsy photos fascinating in a morbid way, but the writing itself is hackneyed and riddled with cliches. As a...more
Jul 20, 2014
Jul 20, 2014
 
Help Your Kids with Computer Coding
4.50
This is a fantastic book! I was able to very quickly learn how to use Scratch and I am beginning to work through the section on Python. The explanatio...more
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 08, 2014
 
I Heart My Little A-Holes: A bunch of holy-crap moments no one ever told you about parenting
3.83
Irreverent and mostly hilarious. Could have done without the unnecessary fat worries.
May 28, 2014
May 28, 2014
 
Book Club: 25 Activities for Any Reading Discussion
4.00
A great resource for school or public librarians looking for fun, fresh book club activities.
Nov 19, 2013
Nov 19, 2013
 
Summer Rental
3.75
The writing was so bad and the plot was trite with a predictable ending.
Jun 26, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
 
Are You My Mother?
3.63
Not nearly as good as Fun Home.
Nov 2012
Nov 29, 2012
 
The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime that Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars
3.56
One of my favorites of the year.
Aug 10, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
 
She Left Me the Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me
3.35
Great memoir to suggest to genealogy/family history buffs. Or fans of memoirs in general.
Jun 04, 2013
Jun 05, 2013
 
The Book of New Family Traditions: How to Create Great Rituals for Holidays and Every Day
3.67
None
Jan 25, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
 
Blue Nights
3.69
None
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
 
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
3.80
None
not set
Dec 18, 2011
 
11/22/63
4.24
None
not set
Dec 30, 2011
 
Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Manager's Guide to Getting Results
4.43
None
Apr 05, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
 
Candice Olson Kitchens and Baths
3.73
None
not set
Oct 18, 2011
 
Bond Girl
3.52
None
Aug 03, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
 
Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected--A Memoir
3.88
None
Aug 03, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
 
A Father's Story
3.75
None
Aug 29, 2013
Aug 29, 2013
 
The Star Attraction
3.35
None
not set
Sep 04, 2013
 
One Day
3.73
None
Sep 25, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
 
Skyjack: The Hunt for D.B. Cooper
3.10
None
May 03, 2014
May 03, 2014
 
The Borrower
3.47
None
Sep 05, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
When Evil Came to Good Hart
3.72
None
Sep 05, 2012
Aug 11, 2011
 
Isadore's Secret: Sin, Murder, and Confession in a Northern Michigan Town
3.68
None
Aug 15, 2011
Aug 11, 2011
 
Brick City: Global Icons to Make from Lego
4.30
None
Apr 16, 2014
Jun 03, 2014
 
The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School
3.61
None
Aug 12, 2011
Aug 11, 2011
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