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The Pilgrim's Progress (Signet Classics (Paperback))
3.94
So you know when you hear that Citizen Kane is the best movie ever because of how revolutionary it was during its time period, and then you watch it a ...more
Mar 17, 2008
Mar 02, 2008
 
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
4.06
As a social psychologist, I have been trained to scoff at all "behavioral economists" because they often claim to have recently discovered that indivi ...more
Mar 27, 2008
Mar 18, 2008
 
Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
3.98
This is yet another wonderful book written by social psychologists, although it is probably unlikely to make the New York Times best seller list for a ...more
Apr 19, 2008
Apr 17, 2008
 
Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success
3.93
**spoiler alert** MY SUMMARY AND NOTES: The authors replicated Mischel’s marshmallow study and taught some participants to use distraction and distanc ...more
Apr 21, 2011
Apr 17, 2011
 
Refuting Evolution: A Handbook for Students, Parents, and Teachers Countering the Latest Arguments for Evolution
3.73
**spoiler alert** My summary:

Sarfati responds to a report put out by the National Academy of Sciences to teachers of evolution across the nation. He
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Jul 2003
Feb 20, 2008
 
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
4.17
I really enjoyed reading this book for a number of reasons, but primarily because it seems to fit the level of many of the conversations I've had with ...more
Apr 14, 2008
Apr 07, 2008
 
Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow
4.11
**spoiler alert** My notes and summary from the book:

Introduction
-Parents do not need to have a consequence for a child’s every misdeed.
-Family fun s
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Jun 18, 2012
Dec 26, 2011
 
God's Debris : A Thought Experiment
3.97
**spoiler alert** My notes and quotes:

“There is more information in one thimble of reality than can be understood by a galaxy of human brains. It is b
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Nov 29, 2004
Feb 20, 2008
 
Age of Propaganda: The Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion
4.03
**spoiler alert** MY SUMMARY AND NOTES: What You Can Do To Keep From Being Influenced by Propaganda

· Know the ways of persuasion and realize that you
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Apr 24, 2006
Feb 18, 2008
 
Lord of Chaos (Wheel of Time, #6)
4.07
**spoiler alert** My summary:

Sixth book in the wheel of time fantasy series. Rand has taken over Camelyn after killing Rahvin and is trying to set eve
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Apr 30, 2003
May 06, 2011
 
The Fires of Heaven (Wheel of Time, #5)
4.10
**spoiler alert** My summary:

Fifth book in the wheel of time fantasy series. Rand is still in Aiel Waste in the city of Rhuidin. He is trying to gathe
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Apr 12, 2003
May 06, 2011
 
A Crown of Swords (Wheel of Time, #7)
3.96
**spoiler alert** My summary:

Seventh book in the wheel of time series, it begins with Rand's victory at Dumani Wells over the Shaido and Elaida's Aes
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May 14, 2003
May 06, 2011
 
The Shadow Rising (Wheel of Time, #4)
4.19
**spoiler alert** My summary:

Fourth book in the wheel of time fantasy series. The story continues with Rand governing Tear because he was able to pul
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Mar 30, 2003
May 06, 2011
 
The Dragon Reborn (Wheel of Time, #3)
4.21
**spoiler alert** My summary:

Third book in the wheel of time fantasy series. The story progresses with all of the characters eventually making a jour
...more
Mar 14, 2003
May 06, 2011
 
The Great Hunt (Wheel of Time, #2)
4.18
**spoiler alert** My summary:

Second book in the wheel of time series. Continues the story of Rand, Perrin, Mat, Egwene, and Nynaeve (all from Edmonds
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Feb 18, 2003
May 06, 2011
 
The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
4.15
**spoiler alert** My summary:

First book in the wheel of time fantasy series (currently 9 books total). The book begins in a small village in a "middl
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Jan 14, 2003
May 06, 2011
 
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
3.82
**spoiler alert** Foer is a journalist who covers the U.S. and world memory championships and consequently spends a year training to compete in the ev ...more
Apr 15, 2011
Apr 08, 2011
 
Abraham Kuyper: A Short and Personal Introduction
3.90
**spoiler alert** My notes and summary of the book:

Kuyper spent most of his writings talking about how we are called to serve in God’s kingdom. He arg
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Jan 02, 2012
Dec 26, 2011
 
Death Comes for the Archbishop
3.84
Book 7 - The Great Diocese - section 3: Eusabio - quote about the Navajo:

"When they left the rock or tree or sand dune that had sheltered them for th
...more
Jul 11, 2015
Jul 01, 2015
 
Unknown Book 7187281
3.00
My favorite quotes from the book:

"Faith and science will not meet peaceably until each again feels the need of the other. Please do not misunderstand
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Nov 24, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
 
Madame Bovary
3.62
In the evening, before prayers, there was some religious reading in the study. On week-nights it was some abstract of sacred history of the Lectures o ...more
Aug 09, 2010
Jul 21, 2010
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.71
I thought this was easily the best book of the series partially because a substantial amount of it was told by another character, but also because it ...more
Dec 24, 2008
Dec 23, 2008
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
I picked up the novel because of the immense popularity of the series, and because my wife teaches 6th grade (i.e., part of the targeted audience). No ...more
Nov 18, 2008
Nov 17, 2008
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.03
**spoiler alert** My summary:

Anti-war book involving time travel and science fiction in order to illustrate points. It follows the story of Billy Pil
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Apr 2003
Feb 20, 2008
 
The Souls of Black Folk
4.19
**spoiler alert** Notes and quotes for me:
Du Bois on Booker T. Washington and the importance to be critical on points of disagreement: “But the hushi
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Mar 11, 2011
Jan 31, 2011
 
Lectures on Calvinism
4.03
**spoiler alert** MY NOTES AND QUOTES: Abraham KuyperKuyper on Luther: “In the Protestant domain, taken in the historic sense, Lutheranism alone stand ...more
Jan 30, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
 
Deepening the Colors: Life Inside the Story of God
4.00
**spoiler alert** MY NOTES ON BOOK:

Hielema writes about growing as a Christian, or “deepening colors” and some of the ways people can do this. The au
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Jan 27, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
 
Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview
4.10
**spoiler alert** MY SUMMARY AND NOTES: Wolters begins with explaining what a worldview is and why it is important. For Christians, he explains, world ...more
Jan 23, 2011
Jan 19, 2011
 
O Pioneers! (Great Plains Trilogy, #1)
3.82
**spoiler alert** MY FAVORITE QUOTES: ***Alexandra seemed actually cheered. There is often a good deal of the child left in people who have had to gro ...more
Jan 18, 2011
Jan 19, 2011
 
Colossus: The Price of America's Empire
3.53
**spoiler alert** My notes and quotes:


President Andrew Jackson’s professions of humanitarian intent scarcely disguised the ruthlessness of what was be
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Dec 29, 2006
Feb 18, 2008
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