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J. Cole
4.67
Written around the early 1900's, J. Cole is the story of a boy seeking employment at the house of a wealthy woman. J. Cole is perhaps 13 years old.
J.C...more
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Jul 30, 2009
 
Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History
3.77
Painfully slow. I wanted to poke my eyes out with a knitting needle so I could tell my book club that I just couldn't finish it. After the first sever...more
Apr 10, 2008
Mar 21, 2008
 
A Sweetness to the Soul (Dreamcatcher)
4.12
Best quote: It'll take you nowhere but to misery to blame another for things the way they are."

This book tells the story of a young, spirited, pioneer...more
Mar 2009
Mar 25, 2009
 
Akhenaten: Dweller In Truth
3.84
Who knows the truth? A compiling of everyone's memories about the death of Akenaten but how do they all fit together. Well written with an ending that...more
not set
Jul 30, 2009
 
Becoming a Godly Wife
3.00
This was written by an author who probably should have stuck with his first book - Becoming a Godly Husband. He is outdated and offensive in some plac...more
Oct 2009
Oct 28, 2009
 
A Death In Tuscany
3.43
Translated from Italian, this book was suspenseful with a good plot. It was especially fun to read after being in Florence since it was set in that ci...more
May 2009
Jun 25, 2009
 
To Say Nothing of the Dog (Oxford Time Travel, #2)
4.14
You need to have a good knowledge of English literature, past and present to really understand all the nuances. As far as a time travel story it is ok...more
Sep 2009
Oct 28, 2009
 
The New Best Recipe
4.20
Great reference book. The index is impossible to read/use so you have to go through it and highlight where the topics change.
not set
Oct 28, 2009
 
Middlemarch
3.89
Long..........but fun. You must read this book as your primary book or you will forget who the people are.
not set
Nov 27, 2009
 
Vanity Fair
3.73
Must read as your primary book because there are so many people and events to keep track of.
not set
Nov 27, 2009
 
On the Night You Were Born
4.31
A must have book for the new born. Beautifully illustrated and lyrically written.
not set
Jul 30, 2009
 
The Canterbury Tales
3.46
Difficult to read but worth pushing through. Try reading them in Old English!
not set
Nov 27, 2009
 
Fern House: A Year in an Artist's Garden
3.67
A gardeners look at the 4 seasons in Vermont and the growing cycle.
not set
Dec 18, 2009
 
Peace Like a River
3.95
Might be one of my all time favorites.
not set
Nov 27, 2009
 
44 Cranberry Point (Cedar Cove, #4)
4.14
A fun summertime read.
May 2009
Jun 25, 2009
 
Eastern Orthodoxy Through Western Eyes
3.72
This is a great book at explaining the differences and similarities between Eastern Orthodoxy and Western Protestantism. The author is quick to point...more
Feb 17, 2009
Sep 18, 2008
 
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
3.60
A fast exciting read until you get to the last 30 or so pages. Most of the suspense is over but Brown gets bogged down in Masonic detail. Still, it's...more
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Oct 28, 2009
 
Unaccustomed Earth
4.09
A very bleak look at life. There is a rather dry approach to daily living and very little emotion within the Indian culture. Nothing thrills the soul...more
May 2008
May 04, 2008
 
How Long, O Lord?: Reflections on Suffering and Evil
4.33
This is an indepth discussion of suffering and evil in the world. Carson wraps the discussion around the truths of the bible and talks extensively abo...more
Jan 2007
Feb 29, 2008
 
Once I Ate a Pie
4.29
This is one of the cutest children's books I've read in a long time. The author is the same one that wrote all the Sarah Plain and Tall books. I was s...more
not set
Jun 26, 2008
 
The Alchemist
3.75
A lot of new age assurances that life will be fine if you just believe it hard enough. I found it hard to remember that it was written as a parable s...more
not set
Aug 06, 2008
 
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
3.63
I wish I could say that I liked this book, or that I even finished the book. The man is amazing but his co-author lacks much in his literary skills. I...more
Oct 28, 2009
Jun 25, 2009
 
Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
4.42
This is a look at the "inside the minds of angry and controlling men". I recommend this book for anyone who thinks they may be in an abusive relations...more
Oct 28, 2009
Oct 29, 2008
 
The Demolished Man
4.00
This book won the first HUGO award for science fiction. Not being used to reading this genre, it made my head spin in the beginning but once I got sta...more
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Sep 18, 2008
 
Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! (Elmwood Springs, #1)
3.79
Tells the story of a young woman's life by going back and forth in time. The location changes back and forth from NYC and small town MO. Warm, invitin...more
Mar 2008
Mar 21, 2008
 
The Hole in the Flag: A Romanian Exile's Story of Return & Revolution
4.00
This is an amazing first hand account of a Romanian exile who returns to Romania at the end of the Revolution and the eve of independence. You feel as...more
Dec 02, 2008
Sep 18, 2008
 
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
4.01
I really liked this book. The historical accounts were fascinating. However, the author does make Genghis Khan out to be something other than the ruth...more
not set
Feb 29, 2008
 
Gilead
3.80
A story of generations. A father, a grandfather and a son. The father, as he is aging, is writing to his young son. When I finished the book I wanted...more
not set
Feb 29, 2008
 
March
3.70
book club book
Dec 02, 2008
Oct 29, 2008
 
Fidelity
4.31
If you have never read Wendall Berry, you should do so now. Berry transports you to a world of such honest living that you don't want to leave.
not set
Feb 29, 2008
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