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Keeping Faith
3.76
WTH? Can anyone tell me what they think the ending meant b/c I am not sure. Although it was totally readable, not sure it was worth getting all the wa ...more
Jul 2009
Jul 15, 2009
 
Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines
3.91
I saw the author and his father and Oprah and I can't WAIT to get this from the library.
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Jun 08, 2009
 
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
4.00
As a parent, I want to hear this story from another parent.
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Jun 08, 2009
 
The Ten-Year Nap
2.90
I was so excited to get into this one. Motherhood and women role books are so obviously on my radar right now... :) After I was done, I felt... sadden ...more
Jun 2008
Apr 21, 2008
 
A Million Little Pieces
3.59
I don't care if it wasn't completely true, I COULD NOT put this book down. I read it in two days on vacation with Shane in the Bahamas. On the plane, ...more
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Sep 26, 2008
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.82
As an educator, this book was eye opening to understanding what an special needs child is experiencing in every day life. Also, I was touched as a par ...more
Sep 2008
Sep 28, 2008
 
Happy Housewives
3.28
Ok ok, I really felt at first like laughing as I was reading it... I mean come on, are we in 1950 again? But, she really grew on me, really focused on ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 02, 2008
 
My Sister's Keeper
4.03
I had to stop every few chapters at night until the next because I was so emotionally spent. Tears out your heart in a good way. She is an inspiring a ...more
Nov 2007
Sep 26, 2008
 
Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy
3.93
I am very much into learning about the food industry as I learn how to feed Amelia with quality food. This book reminds me of "Nickel and Dimed" with ...more
Feb 2008
Sep 26, 2008
 
Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence
3.28
I learned there are NO right answers when it comes to parenting and having a baby. This really appealed to me since the author is the daughter of Alic ...more
Aug 2007
Sep 26, 2008
 
1/2 Price Living: Secrets to Living Well on One Income
3.00
She seems to have written quite a few I am going to have to get my hands on. Renee from work lent me this one she knew my decision to resign from teac ...more
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Oct 02, 2008
 
Atonement
3.84
I couldn't stand this book, but I fought to finish. The elaborate writing for pages, and then such little plot seemed a bit of a waste of time. I foun ...more
May 2008
Apr 21, 2008
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
Ok, so clicking that I read it is a little untrue. I got 1/2 way through it, and never finished. It was a good story though, I just cannot get my brai ...more
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Nov 04, 2008
 
Rainbow Party
2.58
I have so many YA books that I have to catch up on. This one intrigued me to get into the kids minds about their views on sex. The ending was hearteni ...more
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Sep 26, 2008
 
Into the Wild
3.89
Ok, a fave of mine because I taught it, but READ FIRST before seeing the movie, b/c the movie didn't do it for me unfortunately. (The soundtrack was g ...more
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Sep 26, 2008
 
Speak
3.97
So another YA book, but a must read for anyone wanting to laugh and cry inside the head of a teenager, and recall what it was like to be one yourself. ...more
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Oct 02, 2008
 
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
3.58
Also near to my heart because I taught it, but really an eye opener to the minimum wage jobs and lifestyle in America. Without a doubt written with a ...more
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Sep 26, 2008
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.16
I want to read all books from him; my organic farming neighbor has recommended so many informational reads about the food and farming industry. Beware ...more
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Sep 26, 2008
 
Naked
4.07
I am becoming a big fan of his work, I waited TOO long since he is "sort of" from this area, and all my colleagues had recommended him.
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Sep 26, 2008
 
The Notebook (The Notebook, #1)
4.04
CRIED the whole time. Read it before seeing the movie, doesn't quite have the same impact. Love story a la rip your heart out!
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Sep 26, 2008
 
Surrendering to Motherhood: Losing Your Mind, Finding Your Soul
3.70
I was so excited to find this one at a garage sale. The more memoirs to read on parenting, as a woman, the better.
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Sep 26, 2008
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.93
Next month book title... will get back to you!
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Nov 04, 2008
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.95
SO far SO good!
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Sep 26, 2008
 
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
4.04
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Sep 26, 2008
 
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
3.39
None
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Sep 26, 2008
 
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
4.05
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Sep 26, 2008
 
Nineteen Minutes
4.06
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Nov 04, 2008
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
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Jun 08, 2009
 
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
4.01
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Sep 26, 2008
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