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Love You Forever
Love you forever, Stalk you for always . . . .

***Ok, in response to the haterz: let me state that I do not mind one bit that many people have been to
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Apr 15, 2008
NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children
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
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
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
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
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (Flavia de Luce, #6)
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
Oct 13, 2013
May 23, 2013
Surviving the Applewhites (Applewhites, #1)
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
Counting by 7s
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
Aug 15, 2013
Aug 04, 2013
Charlotte's Web
{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
Oct 03, 2012
Jun 07, 2010
Women and the Priesthood: What One Mormon Woman Believes
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
Nov 08, 2013
Nov 06, 2013
Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
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
Feb 27, 2013
Oct 24, 2012
Roots: The Saga of an American Family
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
Agenda 21 (Agenda 21, #1)
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
Women at Church: Magnifying LDS Women’s Local Impact
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
This One Summer
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
Apr 2015
Jan 14, 2015
Al Capone Does My Shirts (Al Capone at Alcatraz, #1)
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
Feb 2008
Apr 21, 2008
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
Lincoln: A Photobiography
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 Crossover
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
Feb 2015
Oct 12, 2014
The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands
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
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
"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
Dec 08, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2)
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
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 25, 2012
Wool Omnibus
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
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
The Ladies Auxiliary
**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
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
This is my current top pick for Newbery brass. Are there some books I might enjoy more? Sure. But this is the most distinguished in what it attempts t ...more
Nov 17, 2014
May 20, 2014
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
I am so glad I took the time to read this book. So many unsung heroes in the civil rights movement. This was well written and researched, but just doe ...more
Jan 29, 2015
Feb 08, 2014
That Is Not a Good Idea!
This was the book being given as an ARC at ALA in Las Vegas this summer where I MET MO WILLEMS!!!

He was the only/author illustrator that I almost hype
Oct 13, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
**spoiler alert** Delivery is scheduled today ... It showed up at 6 pm and I was done at 1 am! I could NOT put this book down. It's just as good as th ...more
Aug 26, 2010
Dec 28, 2009
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
**spoiler alert** Since I had to wait a week for's free shipping to deliver the book this Saturday - I went on GR &'s website to ...more
Aug 10, 2008
Mar 27, 2008
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