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Love You Forever
4.34
did not like it
Love you forever, Stalk you for always . . . .

***Ok, in response to the haters: let me state that I do not mind one bit that many people have been to
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not set
Apr 15, 2008
 
NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children
4.04
it was amazing
So far is one of my top 3 parenting books I've ever read. Scientifically backed studies on child development that go against everything you thought yo ...more
Oct 03, 2009
Oct 03, 2009
 
The Impossible Knife of Memory
3.93
it was amazing
On April 20, 1999, I was a senior in high school. My friends and I had returned from lunch and I was sitting in Chemistry class. My teacher got a phon ...more
Dec 27, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
 
Love in a Headscarf
3.68
it was amazing
Shelina is a thoroughly modern Muslim - a British Indian Muslim. Her ancestors were from India and converted to Islam and moved to Tanzania. When Tanz ...more
Dec 08, 2010
Oct 31, 2010
 
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
3.81
really liked it
UPDATE: OhMyHannah! I finally finished this flipping book. I really appreciated the information and content. As a 30 year old I can look back at the s ...more
Aug 11, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
 
Surviving the Applewhites (Applewhites, #1)
3.64
did not like it
Seriously I could not have expected a less realistic representation of the metamorphosis of a teenage foster child. I wanted to shake the author and a ...more
Apr 2008
Mar 21, 2008
 
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (Flavia de Luce, #6)
4.16
it was amazing
Thanks to Netgalley and the publishers for providing a copy in exchange for an honest review.

4.5 stars!

I adore this series. The character of Flavia, t
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Oct 13, 2013
May 23, 2013
 
Counting by 7s
4.16
really liked it
4.5 stars Best of the Year So Far - Review to Come

This book is far from perfect, but the strongest book I've read so far this year. Willow is a 12-yea
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Aug 15, 2013
Aug 04, 2013
 
Charlotte's Web
4.14
it was amazing
{spoilers ahead, but on the other hand, if you've seen the Disney movie, you should be ok}

FYI this review will NOT do this book justice. Maybe one day
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Oct 03, 2012
Jun 07, 2010
 
Women and the Priesthood: What One Mormon Woman Believes
4.42
really liked it
3.5 stars

I find myself in a peculiar situation as a Moderate Mormon Feminist against advocating for the priesthood, in reality I find peace in waiting
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Nov 08, 2013
Nov 06, 2013
 
Women at Church: Magnifying LDS Women’s Local Impact
4.20
really liked it
This is not most mormon feminists' favorite book. You may think with how I've been promoting the things Neylan has been saying lately that she is my f ...more
Aug 31, 2014
Aug 11, 2014
 
Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt
4.30
it was amazing
The following is a copy of my review originally published here.

"We live in an age of doubt, but we need not be overcome. When we are planted in the Sa
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Jan 02, 2016
Jan 02, 2016
 
Agenda 21 (Agenda 21, #1)
3.82
did not like it
Glenn Beck, we are NEVER EVER EVER getting back together. I will not read another Glenn Beck book that my mother or father in law pushes on me. This o ...more
Mar 24, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
 
Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
4.12
it was amazing
Move over, John Grisham (? or Robert Ludlum?), this is a compelling spy story at it's finest. The best part? It's all true!

I'm flabbergasted by the sh
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Feb 27, 2013
Oct 24, 2012
 
Roots: The Saga of an American Family
4.42
it was amazing
I think I read this book about when I was 9. It was summer and it was on my parents shelf so I picked it up to read. I LOVED IT! Even at such a young ...more
Jan 1990
Mar 18, 2008
 
The Crossover
4.21
it was amazing
Yasssss! It won the Newbery God Medal!!!!!

Wow. I'm not a big poetry fan. But, wow. I do love basketball, and this book is written in verse about the l
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Feb 2015
Oct 12, 2014
 
Al Capone Does My Shirts (Al Capone at Alcatraz, #1)
3.82
really liked it
I read this poolside during our SoCal vacation -- and I was pleasantly surprised.

Moose's family moves to Alcatraz where his dad has taken a job as an
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Feb 2008
Apr 21, 2008
 
This One Summer
3.67
liked it
Before you read this book, or the rest of this review; will you please read this post about appropriate literature?

"I don’t think our daughters need g
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Apr 2015
Jan 14, 2015
 
Lincoln: A Photobiography
3.94
really liked it
This book was absolutely fantastic. It's for middle grade readers and the tone and vocabulary is perfect - it's not dumbed down but kids still get it. ...more
Sep 13, 2010
Apr 06, 2008
 
The Ladies Auxiliary
3.67
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I read this book my friend Brandy recommended back in Iowa. I think it speaks much more to those who belong to a small, tight-knit r ...more
Apr 15, 2009
Oct 27, 2007
 
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
4.21
really liked it
"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." Albert Einstein

This was a kindle deal of the day and I've
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Dec 08, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
Purplicious
4.01
did not like it
blast! I had a whole review written and my wireless internet dropped and I lost the whole thing, but I feel strongly enough about this book to rewrite ...more
Jan 25, 2000
Jan 25, 2010
 
The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands
3.70
it was ok
Ok, first of all I don't agree with everything in the book -- but after I read the book I had the best 6 weeks of my marriage, so take it for what it' ...more
Oct 14, 2008
Oct 27, 2007
 
Hamilton: The Revolution
4.47
#Hamiltome
not set
Jan 16, 2016
 
Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2)
3.50
liked it
2.5 it was ok

So . . . where do I begin? Occasionally I take a jaunt into chick lit when I just need and easy read, I'd rather read than watch a movie
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Nov 25, 2012
Nov 25, 2012
 
The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt, #1)
4.04
liked it
i remember reading this book in elementary school and LOVING it. i just barely found it at the library yesterday when I recognized the cover. i've bee ...more
Nov 03, 2009
Jul 02, 2009
 
All the Light We Cannot See
4.31
really liked it
It's worth the hype. Once I could keep straight all of the the flash-forwards and -backwards it all came together and was hard to put down. It's a dif ...more
Mar 11, 2016
Dec 11, 2014
 
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
4.10
really liked it
I keep surprising myself with how much I love the graphic novel format. I've never read a comic book before, but I'm a fan of non-fiction graphic nove ...more
Feb 04, 2016
Jan 20, 2016
 
Wool (Silo, #1)
4.24
it was amazing
In the future the destroyed wasteland above ground has been made uninhabitable. All we know is society lives in an underground silo with 100+ floors b ...more
Apr 13, 2013
Mar 09, 2013
 
The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
4.19
it was amazing
My reading behaviors are rather erratic - determined mostly by library due dates, procrastination, and then realizing I can't renew a book online and ...more
Jan 06, 2011
Jan 31, 2009
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