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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
3.92
The truth about what motivates us isn't really all that surprising... what's surprising to me is that our institutions, especially schools, are still ...more
Jul 14, 2010
Mar 22, 2012
 
11/22/63
4.25
**spoiler alert** I couldn't put this book down. A great concept and very suspenseful, and I love the questions that are raised about time travel and ...more
not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
Something Borrowed
3.80
**spoiler alert** I was absolutely under the wrong impression about what this book would be like. I blame the movie trailer for that, because OBVIOUSL ...more
May 20, 2011
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.16
Pollan does an amazing job of explaining where our food comes from and why Americans are so confused and conflicted about eating. He goes over the his ...more
Jan 13, 2011
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Colorado Kid
3.23
It's a story that's not really a story. At least that's how the characters describe the mystery of the Colorado Kid. Who's not even a kid, really. But ...more
Aug 06, 2010
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Sibling Effect: What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal About Us
3.19
The facts presented here are interesting but seem unscientific to me. Kluger does list studies to back him up, but the anecdotes from his own life oft ...more
Dec 14, 2011
Mar 22, 2012
 
Confessions of a Slacker Mom
3.26
I didn't agree with everything in this book (Muffy thinks scrapbooking is an epic waste of time, for example) and she does come off as a bit condecend ...more
Sep 2010
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science That Made Our World
3.66
It's a tough read if you don't know much about chemistry and physics, even though it says it's math-free -- for example, exactly how DO you get an ele ...more
not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
4.05
Another great book by the author of The Omnivore's Dilemma. In this book Pollan advises us to eat food, mostly vegetables, but not too much. He goes o ...more
Jun 20, 2011
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
3.16
**spoiler alert** Very strange, but I did enjoy it. Rose finds out she can taste people and places in the food that she eats. Whoever prepared the foo ...more
Nov 06, 2010
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 01: Days Gone Bye
4.30
I was hooked on this book immediately. It is rare that I am so entranced by a graphic novel that I lose track of time, but I found myself just wanting ...more
not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
3.81
Very interesting psychological information about memory and cognition. This isn't a step-by-step guide to memory training but I was definitely able to ...more
not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Road
3.94
A father and son are traveling the road after the apocalypse. You can really feel the desolation. I love how the story is interspersed with memories a ...more
not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
3.67
As the blurb on the cover of my copy says, this should be required reading for anyone who drives. It's a bit long and all over the place at times, but ...more
Dec 18, 2009
Mar 22, 2012
 
Stories of Ray Bradbury
4.47
This collection has "There Will Come Soft Rains" in it, which is one of my favorite Bradbury stories.
Aug 20, 2009
Mar 22, 2012
 
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
3.84
Maybe it doesn't amount to much, but it sure was interesting.
not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
3.78
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Jan 1997
Mar 22, 2012
 
Cell
3.60
None
Oct 04, 2011
Mar 22, 2012
 
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1-2)
4.20
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not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
Maus : A Survivor's Tale. I. My Father Bleeds History. II. And Here My Troubles Began
4.50
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not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
Under the Dome
3.89
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Jul 28, 2011
Mar 22, 2012
 
Animal Farm
3.81
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Jan 1996
Mar 22, 2012
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
None
Aug 30, 2011
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Great Gatsby
3.85
None
Jan 1995
Mar 22, 2012
 
Anansi Boys (American Gods, #2)
3.97
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not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
Lord of the Flies
3.61
None
Jan 1997
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
None
Jan 2008
Mar 22, 2012
 
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
3.41
None
Jan 2000
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Lovely Bones
3.73
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not set
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.73
None
Jan 2003
Mar 22, 2012
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