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Generous Justice: How God's Grace Makes Us Just
really liked it
This was a wonderful read and not too cerebral. Keller didn't borrow as heavily from other authors (*coughCSLewiscough*)as he did in Reason for God. H ...more
Mar 22, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
it was amazing
I don't even know where to start with talking about this book... So many time I almost broke down in tears, and so many times I was filled with such h ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Dec 15, 2009
C. S. Lewis: A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet
it was amazing
Alistair McGrath is a wonderfully readable historian, so I was excited when I saw that he did a biography of Lewis. Normally, I would think there are ...more
Jul 21, 2013
Apr 05, 2013
Help Thanks Wow: The Three Essential Prayers
really liked it
Lovely, short book emphasizing the important parts of life and prayer.
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 18, 2017
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key (Joey Pigza, #1)
liked it
This is a great book to give a person the perspective of a child with ADD. It is told in first person POV. At first, Joey doesn't know exactly what is ...more
Mar 11, 2008
Mar 10, 2008
The Espressologist
liked it
Ah, this is true, fluffy chick-lit. I don't read much chick-lit, so it was a nice diversion :) This is a super-cute book about coffee and love, which ...more
Mar 02, 2010
Feb 25, 2010
Fresh Vision for the Muslim World: An Incarnational Alternative
really liked it
Mike Kuhn is a pastor at my church, and he and his family lived in Egypt for 22 years. Because he was so immersed in the culture, his perspective is a ...more
Sep 26, 2010
Sep 10, 2010
Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived
really liked it
Would I have read this book if the blogosphere and conservative Christian world hadn't made such a huge deal out of the booktrailer? Probably not. Goe ...more
Mar 24, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
Little Brother
really liked it
This book makes me want to be more techy.
The main character is a 17 yr old high schooler who is great at getting around the security mess at his scho
Mar 19, 2009
Mar 11, 2009
Two Women Of Galilee
it was ok
This book was only ok. The writing was bad, but it was a good idea. I almost stopped reading it halfway through. It's the author's first novel, and yo ...more
Jun 25, 2009
Jun 25, 2009
Burned (Burned, #1)
it was ok
I really liked it... until the end. It killed it. I'm okay with not-so-perfect endings, but it was just too much of a let-down. Give us something to h ...more
Apr 2009
Mar 31, 2009
The Sweetest Kiss
did not like it
creepy. weird. chauvinist.
a twisted retelling of the frog prince...
Jun 18, 2008
Jun 25, 2008
The Sledding Hill
it was ok
Not a bad story, plus it was nice and short, but it was just so didactic. The narrator is Eddie's dead friend Billy, who is basically just Crutcher's ...more
Sep 19, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
Freckleface Strawberry
really liked it
yes, the author is the actress. cute book!
Jun 19, 2008
Jun 25, 2008
Jack's Black Book
liked it
This is based very much on events that happened to Jack Gantos as a child. Jack, the main character, is in seventh grade while narrating the story. Hi ...more
not set
Nov 29, 2008
The Room of Wonders
really liked it
this appeals to the packrat in me
Jun 22, 2008
Jun 25, 2008
When I Grow Up, I Will Win the Nobel Peace Prize
it was amazing
random acts of kindness!
Jun 20, 2008
Jun 25, 2008
liked it
Well, you find out from reading the back cover that this book starts out with Brent accidentally killing Lea while trying to kill himself. The story i ...more
Apr 24, 2009
Apr 23, 2009
The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)
liked it
Hmm... I went from liking this book, to being bored, to liking it again towards the end. It's a little difficult to read because of the high language ...more
Dec 05, 2008
Jul 02, 2008
You Are What You Eat: The Plan That Will Change Your Life
really liked it
SO, she's a little on the extreme side, but a lot of what she says seems right on. Of course, I'm just comparing what she says to what everyone else s ...more
Nov 16, 2010
Nov 16, 2010
The Picture of Morty & Ray
really liked it
I thought this was super cute because of it's play on the Picture of Dorian Grey. I never made it through that book, but I still thought this was cute ...more
Feb 22, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life
it was ok
I didn't have a problem with this book. The story was good, I don't doubt the guy's intentions or even his experience. He had a tendency to repeat thi ...more
Jul 24, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
really liked it
Super quick read. Jack's best friend is Leah, and Leah's mom is obssesed with cosmetic surgery. One day, Leah comes in and tells Jack that her mom is ...more
Feb 11, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
liked it
Several of the studies mentioned were also featured in Malcolm Gladwell's books. This seems to be a more condensed verion of those. This author broke ...more
Feb 12, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
Specials (Uglies, #3)
liked it
I have not read the first 2 books in the series, but I could figure out enough of what was going on as I read. I wouldn't recommend not reading the fi ...more
Jul 07, 2009
Jun 14, 2008
Three Little Words
really liked it
GREAT story of overcoming the odds. Ashley tells her story of going through 14 (i think) foster homes, being "lost" in the system, mistreatment, and f ...more
Feb 12, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
Shattered: Stories of Children and War
liked it
Lots of different stories about war told from a variety of perspectives. Some of the authors are writing from ideas they got from family that experien ...more
Apr 28, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else
liked it
I really liked the idea of this book, and it was good. It didn't really have a life-shattering message, but it did have something important to say. Th ...more
Apr 16, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
Little Klein
it was ok
Everyone seems to love this book, judging from the other reviews. And Lisa loves it, so I think maybe I just don't understand boys! It was cute, but I ...more
Jul 03, 2009
Jul 03, 2009
Shine, Coconut Moon
it was ok
A lot about this book I like. Samar is Indian-American and her uncle wears a turban and she wants to learn about her heritage and we shouldn't judge p ...more
Jan 10, 2011
Nov 22, 2010
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