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The Memory Palace
I have lived with and worked with Schizophrenia, I spent over two years managing apartments and working in group homes with the mentally ill while in ...more
Aug 13, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
Josefina's Sin: A Novel
This story is beautifully written and flows well, and yet it made me sad to think that is the way women were treated for generations and yet in some c ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
Make the Bread, Buy the Butter: What You Should and Shouldn't Cook from Scratch -- Over 120 Recipes for the Best Homemade Foods
This book is fantastic and everyone who enjoys cooking needs to get their hands on this book. What is best made homemade and what is best bought at th ...more
Oct 26, 2011
Oct 22, 2011
Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock
I was in High School when 1984 came out and when the Roth/Hagar switch took place. While I loved early Van Halen, and had all their albums (well, cass ...more
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Nov 19, 2011
The Secret Life of Bees
I enjoyed this book, it was my waiting book(appts, kids stuff, etc.) It took be a bit to read because of that, but every time I picked it up I was rig ...more
Jan 05, 2011
Dec 07, 2010
The Devil's Game
The author requested I read and review this book and I told her I was backed up and would get to it when I had a chance. I downloaded it onto the Kind ...more
Jul 12, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
Invisible: A Memoir
This short book will make you think about life and how you are living it. Are you waiting for something to happen before you actually get out there an ...more
Sep 03, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination
I liked it. I need an evil plan, I need to start thinking about what I can do to make a difference in life and in my life especially. What can I give- ...more
Jan 15, 2011
Jan 06, 2011
Breaking the Rules (Troubleshooters, #16)
I’ve read every book in this series now and I think I can say that this one is not one of my favorites. Not much SEAL stuff in this one, lots and lot ...more
Jul 29, 2011
Jul 26, 2011

This is from Heidi who reviews for this blog....she also posts some of her reviews on her profile...but not always.

The concept was there, but the exec
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Dec 08, 2011
Make Love to the Universe
This book was about a journey the author took with a spirit, he traveled through the Himalayas looking for the Master. He found many who were filled w ...more
Jul 29, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
The Kite Runner
Heartbreaking and haunting. I will be thinking about this book for awhile.
Redemption is something we all hope for and Amir found his in the pain that
Jan 21, 2011
Jan 02, 2011
The Scroll
An interesting tale regarding Israel and many lost relics from Christ’s time. I found the story fast paced with great flow. Biblical Archeology is a f ...more
Oct 14, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
703: How I Lost More Than a Quarter Ton and Gained a Life
**spoiler alert** I cannot imagine having a life like this author, her parents were a bit different. Especially her mother. They took the whole family ...more
Feb 04, 2011
Jan 09, 2011
The voice of waterfalls
Wow…what a life this young women had for a few months. I cannot imagine escaping one nightmare just to end up in another. Inga is a strong female char ...more
Nov 26, 2011
Nov 19, 2011
8: The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th Dwarf
Fairy tales lost something when all the dreadful parts were removed to make them more appropriate for children. We now have children that think everyt ...more
Nov 19, 2011
Nov 19, 2011
C'est la Vie
**spoiler alert** This book started on a sad note with the death of her husband, but improved along the way. She is a name dropper and has had a busy ...more
Feb 17, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
The Gates (Samuel Johnson, #1)
I think we can thank JK Rowling for making the youth literature market a viable option for authors by proving that kids will buy books, especially one ...more
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Dec 06, 2011
The Night Season (Gretchen Lowell, #4)

Review: I really enjoyed this book. Wow, it grabbed me right from the start and just kept hold. It is a few books along in a series(4th) but I had no
Apr 10, 2011
Apr 10, 2011
Retribution (Dark-Hunter, #16; Were-Hunter, #8)
This is the first book I’ve read by this author and I realize now that this in number 20 in the Dark Hunters Series. This is good because it helps me ...more
Sep 07, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
The Tourist
This is a well paced murder mystery that will keep you turning the pages. I found the characters interesting, some endearing, some frightening and mos ...more
Sep 14, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
In the Sea There are Crocodiles: Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book! When Enaitollah Akbari was about ten years old, his mother takes him from Afghanistan over the border to Paki ...more
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Nov 03, 2011
Direct Hits US History in a Flash: for the AP and SAT II
I never took the AP US History exam, but my Senior son did and he scored a 3. He said it was one of the most difficult tests he had ever taken. He stu ...more
Apr 05, 2011
Apr 05, 2011
Red Wolf (Annika Bengtzon, #5)
This book contains everything I love about Swedish crime fiction. First of all the crimes are realistic based in everyday human emotions. Anotherwords ...more
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Nov 03, 2011
The Final Hour (The Homelanders, #4)
This book starts with a bang and keeps going full throttle to the end. Action, action, action, it hardly ever lets up. The forth in a series that look ...more
Aug 02, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
The Snowman's Revenge
The illustrations in this cute children book are bright and inviting, they tell the story as well as the words. The words are in rhyme and fun to read ...more
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Izzy's Pop Star Plan
I liked this book, it is more for the young adult set then me but it was touching. Izzy lost her mother and missed her terribly. She lived with her f ...more
Feb 28, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
We're Not Leaving: 9/11 Responders Tell Their Stories of Courage, Sacrifice, and Renewal
It is easy to forget the enormity of what happened on 9/11. I remember being at work and slowly congregating in the conference room with my coworkers ...more
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Sep 17, 2011
The Santa Club
It took me about five minutes to read this little book. It is the perfect gift to give to a child who is asking about Santa especially around the age ...more
Aug 30, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
Northwest Angle (Cork O'Connor, #11)
I came to this really wanting to like it because it featured several things that I look for. A mystery series with an extended backlist taking place i ...more
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Sep 17, 2011
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