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A Woman of the Iron People
3.72
Tiptree Award 1991.
I had abandoned my desire to read all the Tiptree Award winners after I read a couple books I hated. But, somehow! this book got do
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Nov 24, 2012
Dec 01, 2012
 
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
3.96
I almost enjoyed reading this book... except... oh jeez, the guy gets so preachy about how amazingly wonderful his Habits are. I had to *roll my eyes* ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
 
The Journal of Henry D. Thoreau: In Fourteen Volumes Bound as Two: Vols. VIII–XIV (November, 1855–1861)
4.54
This huge book is a compilation of Thoreau's journals 8 through 14 which spans Nov 1855 to 1861, where the entries kind of taper off (and he died the ...more
Oct 2012
Feb 19, 2012
 
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection
3.79
Hm. It's been a while since I've seriously read any scifi, and I am happy to get back to it. But this collection only had one story that I loved... "J ...more
Feb 11, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
 
Rendezvous with Rama (Rama, #1)
4.02
Ha! Yeah, nothing actually happens in this story. That's okay, but I was a bit disappointed with the human propensity towards destruction... As soon a ...more
Dec 31, 2012
Feb 03, 2013
 
Losing Our Cool: Uncomfortable Truths about Our Air-Conditioned World (and Finding New Ways to Get Through the Summer)
3.36
I currently live in an area with mostly mild weather and I do not have an air conditioner. I was amused that the book opens with info about Phoenix Ar ...more
Aug 22, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
 
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
3.95
A short and delightful book. I finished this book in less than four hours, but I feel like I know all about snails. And I have a new found love for sn ...more
Jan 15, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
 
Six
3.89
Good, if simple, stories. I especially enjoyed Tree and The One Tree of Luna. But I think I _wanted_ to enjoy Todd's writing more than I actually did, ...more
Nov 11, 2012
Dec 01, 2012
 
What Type Am I?: The Myers-Brigg Type Indication Made Easy
3.94

I read this book for work, and I never would have picked it up unless forced to! ;) I am a "Introvert - Sensing - Thinking - Perceiving" type. But in
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Aug 28, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
 
Evelina
3.63
Entirely boring, but enjoyable read! ha, I know, it's a contradiction. Very much in the Jane Austin genre, but in letter and journal form. Probably th ...more
Jan 11, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
 
When Wanderers Cease to Roam: A Traveler's Journal of Staying Put
4.13
great art journal, along the lines of what I wish my own journal looked like. :)
Mar 22, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
3.26
Yep. It's just funny! I had fun reading this one!
Oct 14, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
The Power Of Habit: Why We Do What We Do In Life And Business
3.96
I read this a while ago... and for the life of me, I can't remember what he said about changing our habits. He probably said it's a lot of hard work, ...more
May 28, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
Existence
3.70
Ugh. I was so excited to see a new Brin novel, and possibly a pre-Uplift book as well. But, ugh. I disliked most of the characters and the story didn' ...more
Aug 06, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
At the Mouth of the River of Bees: Stories
4.05
I love Kij Johnson. I have read most of these stories in other places... Fox Magic and The Cat Who Walked a Thousand Miles (my favs!) are already book ...more
Nov 04, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 1
3.79
I had read many of these stories before, since I also read Dozois' Best of series and The Magazine of Fant & Sci Fi. All the stories were good, bu ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
The Sea Around Us
4.20
This book is wonderful, re-affirming my love of Rachel Carson's writing. The scope of the subject is huge, but she takes it on with such grace that I ...more
Aug 07, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
Dragonsblood
3.98
Better than Dragon's Kin, Todd's first book, but... killing off thousands of dragons is rather horrifying. It's given me pause about reading the next ...more
May 05, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
Beloved
3.72
Wow. A ghost story, incredibly sad and disturbing. But Toni Morrison brings the story around to a satisfying end. I will be reading more by this autho ...more
Sep 23, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
 
The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play
3.85
One of these days, I will quit reading these types of books... because they are a form of procrastination!
Dec 31, 2012
Jan 03, 2013
 
Dragon's Kin (Pern, #17)
3.85
It's Pern, so I must read it. but, eh.
Apr 21, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
Japanese Fairy Tales
3.74
Interesting stories.
Jun 23, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
4.07
Aw! What a great book.
Jun 21, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
The Confident Creative: Drawing to Free the Hand and Mind
3.76
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Oct 02, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
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