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Lady Anna
3.59
I'll pretty much read anything Trollope has written but now that I'm back into his books I can see that this is not one of his best books. It seems im...more
Nov 25, 2011
Dec 23, 2011
 
Driving the Saudis: A Chauffeur's Tale of the World's Richest Princesses (plus their servants, nannies, and one royal hairdresser)
3.07
While the premise of this book was interesting enough for me to give it a try and finish it, I found the overall experience a little lackluster. The b...more
Nov 25, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
 
The Year of Learning Dangerously: Adventures in Homeschooling
3.52
In this book, author Quinn Cummings writes about her daughter's first year of being homeschooled, which happened not for religious reasons or because...more
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
 
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
3.57
I read this book well after all the media brouhaha that accompanied its release several months ago. I really liked it, with a few caveats, and was fas...more
Aug 18, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil
3.59
I'm rating this book on the storytelling narrative, not on what happened after the book came out and how the author may have "outed" some of these wom...more
Oct 10, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
 
The Claverings
3.94
Since I'm currently making my way through all the Trollope books, I have a lot to compare the Claverings too and I think it stands up well in the over...more
Feb 10, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
Sima's Undergarments for Women
3.22
Even though I believe that the cover of this book and the blurb try to make light of a book that is, at times, kind of gloomy and a sad tale, I enjoye...more
Mar 27, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
 
If You Don't Have Big Breasts, Put Ribbons on Your Pigtails: And Other Lessons I Learned from My Mom
4.02
I just adored this book. I didn't really know what I was getting into, like I didn't know that the author is one of the best known women in NYC real e...more
Oct 15, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
 
Framley Parsonage
3.99
I love Trollope and have a personal goal of reading all of his books. This was the second one i read after returning to reading his work earlier this...more
Dec 10, 2011
Dec 23, 2011
 
Shalom in the Home: Smart Advice for a Peaceful Life
3.88
I loved this book for its wisdom and the amazing things I learned, even as a parent of teenagers, about how I should have been raising them all along....more
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
Hell-Bent: Obsession, Pain, and the Search for Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga
3.95
I enjoyed this book mainly for the author's narrative voice. I was interested in reading about Bikram Yoga but certainly didn't expect the level of ex...more
Dec 10, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
 
The Odyssey
3.68
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Under the Tuscan Sun
3.66
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Apr 24, 2011
 
The Princess Bride
4.24
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.94
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Apr 24, 2011
 
The Lovely Bones
3.72
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Like Water for Chocolate
3.91
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Lolita
3.85
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Middlesex
3.93
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Apr 24, 2011
 
The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)
4.20
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.03
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.01
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
4.05
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Apr 24, 2011
 
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
3.78
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America
3.58
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Apr 24, 2011
 
In Cold Blood
4.01
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Apr 24, 2011
 
The Joy Luck Club
3.86
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Apr 24, 2011
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.83
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Apr 24, 2011
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
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Apr 24, 2011
 
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
3.71
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Apr 24, 2011
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