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The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two
4.17
it was amazing
This is one of two books I love buying for new moms. Whatever your approach to parenting, this book is chalked full of wonderful information!!! Sears ...more
Jan 2003
Jan 15, 2009
 
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home
4.31
it was amazing
As a classical homeschooling family this is a "must have" on our bookshelf. Great resource...though sometimes her recommended materials are not readil ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
Angels and Demons: What Do We Really Know About Them?
4.08
really liked it
This book is in Q&A form, making it a very easy, quick read. I love Kreeft's righting style. He's very humorous and formulates his points with pre ...more
Nov 2008
Jan 15, 2009
 
We Light the Candles
4.14
it was amazing
This book was fabulous. We used it during Advent. Our children loved lighting and blowing out the candles each night. The readings are short (making i ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control and Pregnancy Achievement
4.49
really liked it
This is a great book; however, I found it nearly impossible to actually do this method. I know a number of women who have done it and readily admit th ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby
3.75
it was amazing
This method really does work! This is one of two books I love giving to new mothers! Even if you choose to co-sleep (which is against Hogg's advice) a ...more
Jan 2003
Jan 15, 2009
 
Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents
4.14
really liked it
This book is a little frightening, to be honest. The vignettes are very honest and many are quite sad. However, it does give adoptive parents hope tha ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 23, 2008
 
Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum: A Guide to Catholic Home Education
3.96
liked it
I like having this as a resource, but it's not so much about "designing your own" curriculum as making use of the recommendations of the author. Some ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy
3.71
liked it
This book is very funny! However, I think a lot of the advice is great for the author and her circle of friends, but generally pretty crappy, to be ho ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
What to Expect When You're Expecting
3.75
liked it
Good resource. If I ever have another pregnancy I plan to follow the Best Odds Diet. However, the authors make you feel like eating an ice cream is so ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.08
liked it
Vivid descriptions and overall a very fascinating story. Sometimes the story dragged. The book could have been quite a lot shorter. I was also somewha ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
The Kite Runner
4.25
liked it
I thought it was a really well told story. Elements of the story have stuck with me over the months so it probably deserves a better rating...however. ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 15, 2009
 
For the Children's Sake
4.35
it was amazing
Love the Charlotte Mason approach. We're using a classical approach in our family and this book is an excellent resource for homeschooling moms! It al ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.79
did not like it
Blech! I really dislike Dan Brown. He has no intellectual integrity and I don't appreciate him as a storyteller. The whole thing was so boring and con ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
The Jungle Books
4.00
liked it
When I picked this book up again I did so without remembering this was the story of Mowgli. I'll admit, I don't love this book. It is superbly written ...more
Mar 2008
Mar 18, 2008
 
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Africa's Children
4.27
it was amazing
This is the most moving book I've read about adoption. However, the book also offers a really good treatment of the history of AIDS. Not only does the ...more
May 2007
Jan 31, 2008
 
Honey for a Woman's Heart: Growing Your World through Reading Great Books
4.23
it was amazing
It's a cozy read and a great one to go back to for reading recommendations.
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
A Severe Mercy: A Story of Faith, Tragedy and Triumph
4.32
it was amazing
This is one of our all-time favorite books...and a favorite book to give as a gift. It's a poignant love story, but so much more! You will not regret ...more
Jan 2000
Feb 02, 2008
 
Under the Mercy
3.80
it was amazing
Some say this one isn't as good as A Severe Mercy, and I'll agree that they are very different books. But, this is a powerful and moving book. Very go ...more
Jan 2001
Feb 02, 2008
 
The Comic Toolbox How to Be Funny Even If You're Not
4.00
really liked it
None
Feb 06, 2008
Jan 23, 2008
 
A Mothers Rule of Life: How to Bring Order to Your Home and Peace to Your Soul
3.99
liked it
None
not set
Jan 23, 2008
 
Aesop's Fables
4.05
it was amazing
None
Mar 18, 2008
Feb 06, 2008
 
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
3.69
really liked it
None
Jan 2008
Jan 15, 2009
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.70
really liked it
None
Jan 2008
Jan 15, 2009
 
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
3.91
it was amazing
None
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
Come to the Table: A Catholic Passover Seder for Holy Week
3.83
really liked it
None
Feb 02, 2008
Jan 23, 2008
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.52
really liked it
None
Jan 2008
Jan 15, 2009
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 15, 2009
 
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
4.04
really liked it
None
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
The Mysteries of Udolpho
3.37
really liked it
None
Jan 15, 2009
Mar 16, 2008
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