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How to Get Rich
4.16
A how-to-get-rich book written by a millionaire poet. Interesting stuff.

"Rich enough to live where you want, to go where you want, to do what you want
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Nov 2014
Nov 07, 2014
 
A Window to Heaven: When Children See Life in Death
4.07
I had this near death experience phase when I was in my early teens. I loved this book, it's about children who've seen angels and whatnot. Very uplif ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
 
Hope for the Flowers
4.34
Another preteen purchase, simply b/c it had a big butterfly on the cover (I was really into butterflies). Anyhoo, it's grown with me and gave me hope ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.92
Strong female characters. Funny. Smart.

"My heart was racing, not the bad kind of heart racing, like, I'm going to die. But the good kind of heart rac
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Jul 24, 2014
 
Fifth Chinese Daughter
3.66
What I liked best about this book is that I chose it by its cover and it turned out to be an excellent read. I also loved googling the author and find ...more
Feb 11, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
Connie Benton, Reporter
4.25
Loved to see the words "gee golly" and the strong young female character in a book written in the 1940s. I'm going to have to find the other books in ...more
May 13, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
Anne Marguerite
3.00
Whoa. This book went from being a light-hearted tale of a young French schoolgirl to something quite different. Interesting read and a unique take on ...more
Feb 25, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
How the Government Got in Your Backyard: Superweeds, Frankenfoods, Lawn Wars, and the (Nonpartisan) Truth About Environmental Policies
3.43
Excellent reference book if you're interested in reading both sides of certain highly politicized arguments such as GMOs, organic food, pesticides, et ...more
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Apr 03, 2014
 
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
3.95
Excellent historical fiction. I learned a lot about what happened in America to Japanese-Americans during WWII. Great story, too.
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Apr 17, 2014
 
Lunch Wars: How to Start a School Food Revolution and Win the Battle for Our Children's Health
3.37
TONS of info on why and how to go about creating a food revolution in your school.
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Apr 03, 2014
 
Mean Moms Rule: Why Doing the Hard Stuff Now Creates Good Kids Later
3.65
Great down-to-earth advice presented in a real way. Funny, too.
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May 23, 2014
 
Swamplandia!
3.19
Along the lines of Garcia-Marquez. Slightly creepy.
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May 16, 2014
 
The E-Myth Revisted/ The E-Myth Mastery
4.03
Good. Very poetic writing for a business book.
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Jun 20, 2014
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.16
Tons of info...almost too much.
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Jan 24, 2014
 
Where the Peacocks Sing: A Palace, a Prince, and the Search for Home
3.72
Chick lit meets non-fiction.
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Jan 24, 2014
 
Bringing Up Bebe
3.89
Interesting book to read if you've got kids.
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Jan 02, 2014
 
All Men are Afraid
5.00
Brilliant.
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Aug 12, 2014
 
The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined
4.25
Partially read.
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Jan 30, 2014
 
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
3.95
Lots of good info. The author really delves into each topic.
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Jan 07, 2014
 
Brazen Ecstasy (Gray Eagle, #4)
4.18
Yeah, I read a trashy novel, everyone should read one just once, just to know what they're all about. And let me say to all you old ladies who devour ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 15, 2008
 
Found: The Best Lost, Tossed, and Forgotten Items from Around the World
4.03
I love that this guy found a great way to present found items, little glimpses into people's lives, things that you find and want to keep and share, b ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
 
#GIRLBOSS
3.72
Interesting. In addition to how she got started, she also covers how school wasn't for her.
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Oct 09, 2014
 
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
3.90
I want this book to be so much better than it actually is. I've read it twice...almost. I don't think I've ever actually finished it. Until I read it ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
 
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
3.81
Very well written and researched and funny. The best combination.
Sep 25, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.04
This book holds a special place in my heart b/c it taught me that every book deserves a chance. It was given to me as a gift, I wasn't at all interste ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
 
Elizabeth Costello
3.38
Ugh, couldn't even finish it. Maybe that's where all the wonderful stuff that made it deserve to be the winner of the Nobel prize for literature happe ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
 
Nine Hills to Nambonkaha: Two Years in the Heart of an African Village
3.90
This woman had the very rural and primitive PC experience everyone who joins expects but secretly doesn't want. If you're thinking of doing PC, this i ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
 
Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era
4.47
Beautiful, beautiful picture book of rock n' roll bands from the 60's, plus great insights from the perspective of the wife of a Beatle. Excellent, pe ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
 
Middlesex
3.94
Excellent book, not what I expected. At first was put off by going back in time, but in the end it all came together and was great. Would have liked a ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 15, 2008
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.95
Loved this book. It's been awhile since something made me laugh out loud. I kept thinking of him after I put it down, like what's he doing now I wonde ...more
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Jan 15, 2008
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