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Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm
I received this book as a bound review copy.

This book—written in clear, captivating prose—was an absolute page turner.
I’d never heard of Paul Du Cha
Feb 21, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
The Gift
This collection of 136 poems by Persian Sufi master poet Hafiz (c. 1320 – 1389) will delight readers of any faith looking for humor and to explore his ...more
Dec 25, 2011
Mar 25, 2012
The Portable Jung
This compilation consists of 15 articles that cover a range of Jung’s work. Given the variety of articles found in this book, it would be a great plac ...more
Oct 07, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Anna Karenina
I’ve finally done my Russian roots proud by reading one of its most treasured classics. I finally know what the fuss is all about—although I knew befo ...more
Sep 22, 2012
Sep 04, 2012
The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life
My review is biased, and there’s a story to go with it.

As a result of my recent interest in Edgar Cayce, I have been reading some of his books to my u
Mar 27, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
Heaven and Hell
I found the book to be easy to read, interesting and very enlightening. Granted, I say this not really having a preconceived notion of what heaven or ...more
Mar 21, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
E-Squared: Nine Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality

I found out about this book through the Hay House Facebook page, which revealed the e-book was priced for less than $3.00 for a limited time. Since it
Jun 21, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
The Last Werewolf (The Last Werewolf, #1)
Although I’ve been meaning to read my copy of I, Lucifer, I just had to dive into The Last Werewolf first (because werewolves take priority over Lucif ...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jul 08, 2012
The Wisdom of the Native Americans: Including The Soul of an Indian and Other Writings of Ohiyesa and the Great Speeches of Red Jacket, Chief Joseph, and Chief Seattle
This was a very quick, enlightening read. I’m glad I chose to read it before starting on Mayflower/Thanksgiving-related material as it truly sheds a l ...more
Nov 07, 2012
Nov 02, 2012
Edgar Cayce on Atlantis
Fascinating!! This book briefly covers readings given by Edgar Cayce--America's greatest psychic--on entities having previously existed in the lost la ...more
Apr 09, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
This interesting volume compiles various articles (some based on lectures) that Carl Jung made on the subject of dreams. Some of the discussions inclu ...more
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 04, 2013
Man and His Symbols
This was my first book on Jung and it had me hooked. The introduction states that this book was written with the simple, typical reader in mind—which ...more
Apr 21, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
Holy Bible: New International Version
—5 stars for reading it front to back at last! (years ago I’d get annoyed and confused; was it literal or metaphorical?! But maybe more importantly, t ...more
Dec 27, 2014
May 17, 2014
The Big Book of Hacks: 264 Amazing DIY Tech Projects
This book is great for people who enjoy hands-on work and like to hack—aka take apart and re-use objects in new ways.

There are 264 projects for rooki
Oct 14, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
Angels of Abundance: Heaven's 11 Messages to Help You Manifest Support, Supply and Every Form of Abundance
This is a quick read of 11 abundance tips. It would be great for beginners but those already familiar with the concepts may likely see this more as a ...more
Dec 17, 2014
Dec 17, 2014
There Is A Light
'There Is A Light' is a compilation of 99 inspirational passages suitable for readers of varied spiritual backgrounds. We get to know some of the writ ...more
Aug 13, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Money, and the Law of Attraction: Learning to Attract Wealth, Health, and Happiness
This was my third and favorite Esther Hicks read (the first two being Ask and It Is Given and The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Ab ...more
Nov 05, 2014
Nov 06, 2014
Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing
I first learned of Caroline Myss’s work through the 2013 Hay House online summit. Her interview was very interesting but what struck me was how seriou ...more
Mar 2014
Feb 23, 2014
The Age of Innocence
The Age of Innocence was an elegant read, the likes of which we don’t find much of these days. The attention to detail was both reflective of Old New ...more
Sep 03, 2012
Aug 30, 2012
Sociology of Early Palestinian Christianity
Continuing in my endeavor to read books on early Christianity, I have completed Gerd Theissen's "Sociology of Early Palestinian Christianity" (origina ...more
Jan 15, 2011
Dec 15, 2011
Other Lives, Other Selves: A Jungian Psychotherapist Discovers Past Lives
This book was so enthralling… but also very gruesome. I spent quite a bit of time crying over the stories shared. The author does make a point to remi ...more
Jul 23, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Upanishads (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature)
Although I’ve briefly explored some concepts of Hinduism through a college religion course I took years ago, The Upanishads was my first actual Vedic ...more
Apr 30, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Quiet …in 30 Minutes: A Concise Summary of Susan Cain's Bestselling Book
Quiet: In 30 minutes is a highly informational summary of Susan Cain’s hit novel for those who may not have time to read the book (or who, like me, ha ...more
Sep 12, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
Secrets of Attraction: The Universal Laws of Love, Sex, and Romance
Since this is my first read involving quantum physics, it's a bit hard to know how this one rates in comparison to others.

I basically found it to be a
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 28, 2012
Swapping Lives
"It was ok" = can't think of a better way to describe this read.

I've been wanting to read this book since it came out in 2005, back during my early co
Apr 11, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
The Countess
I had vaguely heard about Elizabeth Bathory and after some brief searching, decided to start with this book. I know now that this is basically the wat ...more
May 11, 2012
May 08, 2012
The Zahir
50% wisdom, 50% common sense... Or is it some other variation of the equation? Tsk, tsk. This is the impression I got, along with my instant distaste ...more
Jul 06, 2012
Jul 04, 2012
The Oracle of Stamboul
I really loved the setting and enjoyed the character of Eleonora as the young savant. The moments when I would literally laugh out loud usually involv ...more
May 14, 2012
May 11, 2012
The Tiger's Wife
Sadly this is one of those books that left me wondering, ‘what’s the big deal?!’

Not that it's devoid of merit: it is nicely written, but at times I fe
Jun 17, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
The Complete Photo Manual (Popular Photography): 300+ Skills and Tips for Making Great Pictures
So… I’m that person who bought a DSLR about 2 years ago and—shockingly—hasn’t used it much (for a few different reasons). This book has surprisingly m ...more
Dec 03, 2012
Dec 01, 2012
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