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Conversations and Cosmopolitans: Awkward Moments, Mixed Drinks, and How a Mother and Son Finally Shared Who They Really Are
3.52
liked it
You know how, on TV, there are were those parents who everyone wanted for their own parents? If you grew up in the 70s or 80s, you know what and who I ...more
Nov 16, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
The Returned
3.29
liked it
Remember the 1999 M. Night Shyamalan movie “The Sixth Sense” with Haley Joel Osment’s infamous line, “I see dead people”?

Well, in Jason Mott’s debut n
...more
Sep 17, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
 
Carry On, Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed
4.18
liked it
In the parenting sandbox that has become the Internet, one can usually find two types of people.

There are those who, through their websites and blogs,
...more
Apr 09, 2013
Apr 05, 2013
 
This Beautiful Life
3.04
did not like it
The Bergamots are a typical upper-middle class family who recently relocated to New York City from Ithaca. There's Liz, a wound-way-too-tight, former ...more
Feb 26, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
 
With My Body (Bride Trilogy, #2)
3.43
liked it
So, you've read that Fifty Shades of something or other book (and the next one, and the next one). And you liked it enough, and now you're thinking yo ...more
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 09, 2012
 
Because You Have To: A Writing Life
4.10
it was amazing
With The Husband's recent cancer treatments, surgery, and recovery, much that makes up our everyday lives got rearranged and shifted. In November, I l ...more
Nov 26, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
 
Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island
4.23
The issue with not being able to finish this is completely mine, as I'm having a really hard time with this one. I don't think I am cut out for memoir ...more
not set
Jul 29, 2013
 
Shout Her Lovely Name
3.51
it was amazing
"She named her cat Phil Donahue, hoping he'd greet her the way Donahue ran to the women in his audience, eager to hear anything they had to say about ...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
Sea Creatures
3.66
really liked it
“When I put my face in the water, I saw a massive iron propeller, each blade sheathed in toothy barnacles. There had been a ship here after all. I cir ...more
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 16, 2013
 
Married Love and Other Stories
3.60
it was ok
None
Dec 12, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
 
He's Gone
3.31
None
May 14, 2013
May 10, 2013
 
Amity & Sorrow
3.18
None
not set
May 10, 2013
 
The Orchardist
3.75
it was amazing
None
Mar 14, 2013
Nov 17, 2012
 
Love, in Theory: Ten Stories
3.94
really liked it
None
Sep 28, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
 
Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected--A Memoir
3.87
liked it
None
Apr 15, 2013
May 31, 2012
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