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The Glass Castle
4.21
My various writers groups call this sort of story “mis lit” – a tragic painful memoir designed to tug at the sympathy of the reader and incite admirat ...more
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Aug 28, 2011
 
The Name of the Star (Shades of London, #1)
3.91
I’m not that hard to scare.

Well, that’s not strictly true. I’m terrified of riding in airplanes or the Dumbo ride at Disney. In other words, I’m reaso
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Feb 15, 2012
 
Sea Change
3.45
I felt very noble when I decided to read Sea Change by Jeremy Page. It was clear even from the summary, that this was a reflective, intelligent book. ...more
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Jan 11, 2012
 
The Help
4.44
**spoiler alert** I haven't seen the movie yet, but the book was a five star in my opinion -- which to me means, it changed me in some small way and w ...more
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Aug 24, 2011
 
An Abundance of Katherines
3.72
This will be a short review, both because the book was released in 2008, so it has lots of reviews already, and because I am not its intended audience ...more
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Jan 11, 2012
 
Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food
4.11
The premise of Made To Crave is simple: we crave, because we are supposed to crave. The Lord can satisfy our cravings, but unless we reach for him, ag ...more
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Oct 13, 2011
 
Gathering Blue (The Giver, #2)
3.78
This is another book for which I’m not really the intended audience, but I still think it’s fair to say that that the young adult novel, Gathering Blu ...more
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Jan 11, 2012
 
Thin Ice
3.78
This book is my idea of a good romance. The hero is loveable and sweet without being a namby pamby pushover, and the heroine gave him a run for his mo ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
December 1941: The Month That Changed America And Saved The World
3.54
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Jan 06, 2012
 
Alexander Hamilton, American
3.60
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Jan 06, 2012
 
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
3.83
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Jan 06, 2012
 
What If?: The World's Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been
3.69
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Jan 06, 2012
 
James Madison
3.70
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Jan 06, 2012
 
A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons
3.46
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Jan 06, 2012
 
Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War
4.14
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Jan 06, 2012
 
No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington
3.83
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Jan 06, 2012
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