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Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.95
i get why people think he's funny, but i don't know, i just didn't. i never laughed outloud, and i'm one to cry, smile, gasp, bite my nails, and/or gi ...more
not set
Nov 15, 2008
 
Dangerous Wonder: The Adventure of Childlike Faith
4.26
this would be a better book if i wasn't me and wasn't living in china. if, however, you are a busy american who doesn't play very often, it is well wo ...more
not set
Apr 09, 2009
 
The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
3.66
it was good to get to know the man in charge of my country. it was also an encouraging read in this atmosphere of america-bashing i find myself in.
not set
Apr 09, 2009
 
Living by Fiction
3.92
literary analysis and beautiful words. i will read all of annie's books in time.
not set
Apr 09, 2009
 
The Freedom Writers Diary
4.05
it made me miss home. it made me proud to be a teacher. it is worth reading.
not set
Apr 09, 2009
 
Like Water for Chocolate
3.92
a fast read that made me hungry.
not set
Apr 09, 2009
 
The Alchemist
3.76
i already knew this story somehow.
not set
Apr 09, 2009
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.85
incredibly fascinating.
not set
Apr 09, 2009
 
The Kite Runner
4.22
read this one. (but if you are like me, maybe not in a public place. i cried in front of multiple strangers multiple times.) it is not the political b ...more
Feb 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith
4.13
while i enjoyed this book for the most part, it got repetetive. often i would be reading and think to myself, didn't she already talk about this? and ...more
Jun 22, 2008
Mar 18, 2008
 
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
3.42
hm. at first glance it is, well, a semi-bad love story. but there is more to it than this: there are tidbits of interesting observations that made me ...more
Jan 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
Go Ask Alice
3.76
i read it in a day. it was simple but so full. the thoughts of a fifteen year old girl made me remember myself then (and look at myself now) even thou ...more
May 2008
Jun 01, 2008
 
The Call of the Wild
3.78
i feel so bold giving a classic two stars. i expected to enjoy this book, especially just coming off an "into the wild" high. however, it was too full ...more
not set
Jun 05, 2008
 
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
4.11
this may be the best thirteen dollars i've ever spent on a book. it was full of interesting observances and facts about the natural world, but more th ...more
May 23, 2008
Jan 02, 2008
 
A Grief Observed
4.24
a different read for someone like me who has never experienced the loss of their beloved, but worth reading for its honesty and insights on love. plus ...more
not set
May 23, 2008
 
Eat, Pray, Love
3.45
there were things i liked about this book. there were things i did not like. her honesty both irritated and encouraged me, and this is as it should be ...more
not set
Nov 15, 2008
 
Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art
4.34
about creating with the Creator, it is a reminder, an invitation, a book to keep in plain eyesight so that you don't forget to read it again sometime.
not set
Nov 15, 2008
 
Peter Pan
4.10
i picked it up because there wasn't much else. who knew it would be so very delightful? read it now. read it to your children some day.
Nov 2007
Jan 02, 2008
 
Uncle Tom's Cabin
3.79
one of those books you're always thinking you should get around to reading. you should. i'm glad i finally did. it stirs up so much thought.
Sep 2007
Jan 02, 2008
 
Through Painted Deserts: Light, God, and Beauty on the Open Road
3.93
it made me laugh. it made me want to go on another roadtrip. it made me ask the question why. it was worth the read.
not set
Jan 02, 2008
 
The Cloister Walk
4.07
a beautiful book. it wanders but i like this. about saints, about faith, about liturgy, about community.
Aug 2007
Jan 02, 2008
 
The Glass Castle
4.21
it's worth reading, especially if you are interested in issues of poverty and homelessness.
Feb 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
Birds Without Wings
4.14
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Apr 19, 2008
Mar 18, 2008
 
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
4.07
None
Nov 22, 2008
Nov 15, 2008
 
Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture
3.90
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not set
Dec 29, 2008
 
Confessions (Oxford World's Classics)
3.84
None
not set
Aug 27, 2008
 
Holy the Firm
4.23
None
Jul 26, 2008
Jun 22, 2008
 
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
4.27
None
Jul 26, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
A Moveable Feast
4.03
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not set
Jun 01, 2008
 
Everything Is Illuminated
3.89
None
Jan 13, 2008
Jan 02, 2008
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