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Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry: Why Women Lose When They Give In
it was ok
I just discovered this in the box of books I brought to my hall of residence with me when I moved in last semester. I decided to skim through it and e ...more
May 25, 2010
Aug 02, 2009
12 Questions to Ask Before You Marry
it was ok
I was looking through my GoodReads shelves for books to purge, and came across a book that is no longer terribly useful to me. My husband and I got en ...more
Jun 09, 2011
Jun 05, 2011
Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape
it was ok
Started on December 22nd, abandoned on January 11th.

I read an extract from this book in the Guardian sometime in early 2013 and was immediately intrig
Jan 11, 2014
May 06, 2013
The Really Really Busy Person's Book on Parenting
liked it
Cute coffee-table book, the kind you can flip through when you have a free moment and gleam some sort of inspiration from. A lot of the quotes and adv ...more
Mar 24, 2016
Mar 26, 2016
Religion, Media, and the Marketplace
it was amazing
This was the first book I read when starting research for my Honours Project examining the evolution of the Christian publishing industry in North Ame ...more
Sep 21, 2012
Sep 21, 2012
The Mitford Girls: the biography of an extraordinary family
it was amazing
This was a fascinating book, and I'm now very excited about reading Nancy Mitford's The Pursuit of Love for my Reading the 1940s course...and will pro ...more
Sep 24, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
Opening the Door to Your God-Sized Dream: 40 Days of Encouragement for Your Heart
it was amazing
Holley Gerth has been able to achieve her God-sized dream, and she wants to help other women take the first steps in reaching out for their own dreams ...more
May 31, 2014
Jul 21, 2013
Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark & Memoirs of the Author
really liked it
Read "Memoirs of the Author of The Rights of Woman" for EN4363: Romantic Writing and Women.

This short memoir, written by Mary Wollstonecraft's husband
Mar 17, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
On Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep
liked it
Several friends recommended this book to Simon and I when we were pregnant with Quinn, but I was skeptical based on the conflicting reviews I'd read. ...more
Nov 28, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
Rachel's Tears: The Spiritual Journey of Columbine Martyr Rachel Scott
really liked it
I wasn't quite sure what to expect from this book. The first chapter told the story of how the events of April 20th 1999 enfolded from the parents' po ...more
Dec 29, 2008
Feb 22, 2008
I Dared To Call Him Father
really liked it
This was a short book - it only took me an evening to read - but it was very inspiring. I already knew that Muslims who converted to Christianity were ...more
Jan 21, 2010
Jan 26, 2009
The Duggars: 20 and Counting!: Raising One of America's Largest Families—How They Do It
liked it
I wasn't a massive fan of the format of this book, where little snippets of information on totally unrelated topics were often inserted into the middl ...more
Dec 23, 2012
May 27, 2012
A Wonderful Little Girl: The True Story of Sarah Jacob the Welsh Fasting Girl
really liked it
This was a fascinating little book - the one I read was small pink hardback which looked like it would be full of fairy stories - about a girl I'd nev ...more
May 17, 2009
May 18, 2009
What to Expect When You're Expecting
really liked it
Note: I own the 4th edition which is updated and has an entirely different cover. I think the British edition differs slightly from the American one.

Dec 31, 2013
Jan 20, 2014
Who's Who in Enid Blyton
really liked it
This isn't the kind of book that you really sit down and read in one sitting, but it's great for any Enid Blyton fan or collector. I loved her books a ...more
Jan 2009
Aug 29, 2009
How to Crack an Egg with One Hand: A Pocketbook for the New Mother
really liked it
This book was a Christmas gift from my mother, who had just found out that Simon and I were expecting our first child. I think she picked this up in a ...more
Jan 28, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
Christian Fiction: A Guide to the Genre
really liked it
This is an amazing resource for educating yourself on the history of the Christian Fiction genre. Particularly useful for someone like me, who only re ...more
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 05, 2012
Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong and What You Really Need to Know
it was amazing
I read a recommendation for this book online and have been waiting for it to arrive at the library for quite some time now. I got an email in December ...more
Feb 02, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
Out of Sorts: Making Peace with an Evolving Faith
it was amazing
This book. Just simply amazing.
Mar 10, 2017
Feb 23, 2016
Rules of Engagement: How to Plan a Successful Wedding and How to Build a Marriage That Lasts
really liked it
While a lot of the advice in this book wasn't new to us, my fiance and I did appreciate reading through this together. It was encouraging to realise t ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Jan 24, 2011
Frida: Chosen To Die, Destined To Live
it was amazing
Read in Germany, June 2009.
Given to Johanna.

* might be best to read up on the events in Rwanda before starting this book. As I was two when t
Jun 2009
Jan 26, 2009
A Vindication of the Rights of Men/A Vindication of the Rights of Woman/An Historical and Moral View of the French Revolution
really liked it
Read "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" for EN4363: Romantic Writing and Women.

I was pleasantly surprised by what an engaging and enlightening re
Feb 18, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
The Babymoon Experience: How to nurture yourself and your baby through pregnancy and the early weeks
liked it
I'm torn over rating this one. There were some great, informative and encouraging parts (particularly those about labour and recovery) and it had a to ...more
Mar 02, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby: Everything You Need to Know to Survive (and Love) Your Pregnancy
really liked it
I had mixed feelings about this book when I was reading it. I loved how honest the author was about her own mistakes and struggles during her pregnanc ...more
Nov 20, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
Sex 180: The Next Revolution
it was amazing
Overall, I really enjoyed this book and thought that it had some excellent teaching. My only issue was that it seemed a bit repetitive in places, and ...more
Sep 03, 2009
Jun 02, 2008
101 Ways to Have a Christian Christmas
liked it
There are some reasonable ideas on this book, but a lot of them would only work if you a) lived in the US, b) had a tight-knit local community who all ...more
Oct 28, 2012
Nov 10, 2011
A Celebration of the Simple Life
it was amazing
Such a lovely little book, I only wish I could have held the real thing rather than an eBook. This is a wonderful devotional that I know I'd love to o ...more
Sep 2010
Sep 29, 2010
A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband 'Master'
it was amazing
I think I need some time to properly process my thoughts on this book, but ultimately, it's one of the best books I've read in recent years. This isn' ...more
Dec 28, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
The Sixty Minute Marriage
really liked it
My mum leant this book to me when I got engaged in December. I read the first few chapters but had to put it down as it was rather disheartening - sto ...more
Mar 09, 2011
Jan 24, 2011
Plain Wisdom: An Invitation into an Amish Home and the Hearts of Two Women
really liked it
Initially I was really excited to read this book as I'm fascinated by the Amish, but in terms of tit-bits and trivia, there wasn't much included in th ...more
Dec 08, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
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