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Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
i don't really know what i thought of this book - i listened to the whole thing and i do know that the whininess of the narrators voice irritated me a ...more
Feb 09, 2009
Feb 09, 2009
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
i know everyone will probably hate me for not liking this but it is a pain to read to your child - a bunch of nonsense words rhyming does not always e ...more
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Oct 29, 2007
The Oxford Project
I really loved this book. I loved everything about it. The idea behind it, the people in it and the stories they each told. I think everytown should h ...more
Feb 25, 2009
Feb 24, 2009
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
i liked this book, some parts were very interesting, like about cleaning up the subway grafiti and new york in general- how little things made a big d ...more
Mar 12, 2009
Mar 11, 2009
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain
very cool illustrations plus i learned some things about history that i did not know before
Mar 12, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
The Prince of Frogtown
i really liked this book - some parts were 5 stars for sure, it was a hard one to rate. I went with 4 stars because there were some parts (the history ...more
Sep 25, 2008
Sep 25, 2008
Madeleine is Sleeping
I only let myself read a few pages a day of this book because I never wanted it to end. This is one of those books where I almost dont want to tell an ...more
Jul 25, 2009
Jul 12, 2009
Outliers: The Story of Success
for the most part - i found the first part of the book to be saying that success / genius is mostly due to luck - like when we are born, where we live ...more
Mar 22, 2009
Mar 20, 2009
i am not sure if i can say i liked this book or didnt like it. it wasnt about that. i thought it was sort of one sided, the author seemed sort of pomp ...more
May 02, 2009
May 01, 2009
not what i thought it would be - it was a glorified danielle steel book - all romantic relationship, i did not feel the guilt, the blame - more like t ...more
Oct 31, 2009
Oct 08, 2009
Louder Than Words: A Mother's Journey in Healing Autism
this was really easy to read and though I dont think she went into enough depth about nutrition and reasons why autism rates are so high, I think at l ...more
Sep 11, 2009
Sep 10, 2009
When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth
caroline really likes this book becasue it is about a four year old and she is four - she really identifies with the little girl and thinks the book w ...more
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Jun 14, 2008
The Blue Stone: A Journey Through Life
caroline loved this book, i really liked the illustrations but i also thought it was terribly sad. caroline didnt think it was b/c in the end the ston ...more
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Oct 19, 2009
What Makes a Rainbow? Mini edition (A Magic Ribbon Book)
Caroline loves reading this book to me - I think she loves being dramatic with all of the voices in the book.
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Nov 03, 2008
Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present
one of my favorite books from when i was little - LOVE the drawings - especially the rabbit.
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Feb 07, 2008
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
I think that this book should be required reading in high school and or in college. It brings up some very serious and important issues with the way t ...more
Mar 03, 2009
Feb 24, 2009
Bear Goes to Town
odd little book
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Dec 12, 2008
Observatory Mansions
Observatory Mansions by Edward Carey. This book to me encompasses all
that I love about reading. It had a whole slew of eccentric
that you m
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Oct 21, 2007
i listened to this one which was great. each character had his/her own voice. it was like listening to old time radio. i mostly loved this book - almo ...more
Feb 11, 2009
Feb 09, 2009
Into the Forest
I really like books about the end of modern times - I would love to move to the country and have a big garden, etc. I would miss my computer though. S ...more
Aug 30, 2008
Aug 30, 2008
Mother Warriors: A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds
i do not have a child with autism but i have had much experience with doctors and illness. it took me 2 years of doctor after doctor to finally diagno ...more
Sep 15, 2009
Sep 15, 2009
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
This is one of those books that I think should be required reading. The book is basically about reinventing the way we make everything (cars, houses, ...more
May 11, 2009
Apr 15, 2009
My daughter recently decided that she wants to take cooking classes but there arent any where we live. I am now trying to teach her a few things mysel ...more
Apr 22, 2009
Apr 22, 2009
Against Medical Advice
hmmmm - i really did like this book, it was really easy to read and interesting. i identified with the boy going to soooo many doctors to try and figu ...more
Feb 15, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
Book One: Work, 1986-2006
i didnt really read this book but i did try and look at it. i wonder, is there something that i am missing? i hear so much about this man's book jacke ...more
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Oct 06, 2009
9-11: September 11th 2001, Volume 2
ummm, I didnt think this was nearly as good as volume 1. For many reasons. I didnt think the variety of opinions depicted were varied enough, some I d ...more
Feb 14, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
im going to try again but I just cant seem to get into this book though I LOVED her 1st 2 books and liked the 3rd, this one doesnt seem as wonderful t ...more
Sep 12, 2010
Sep 09, 2010
The Story of Babar
i liked the book, the writing is a bit odd, the story is odd and the pictures too, that is what i liked about it. My daughter, on the other hand, neve ...more
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Apr 22, 2009
Sarah's Key
this was an ok book, I did not really care about the character of Julia and her husbands troubles. I felt this book was written for a different kind o ...more
Nov 09, 2009
Nov 06, 2009
Thirteen Reasons Why
pathetic. first of all - you dont blame people for your suicide - you are the one choosing to do it - and second of all - if you do plan on killing yo ...more
Jun 27, 2008
Jun 27, 2008
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