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What to Read When: The Books and Stories to Read with Your Child--and All the Best Times to Read Them
I really liked this book. When I was a kid my Mom read every day to me until I could read back to her. My favorite book was, and always will be, Charl...more
Mar 14, 2009
Mar 01, 2009
Monica's Story
I didn't know much about Monica but this book confirmed that she is insane. She is one of those people who is very smart intellectually but doesn't ha...more
Feb 2009
Dec 31, 2008
Love is the Cure: On Life, Loss, and the End of AIDS
Excellent but heartbreaking. Elton John talks about what changed his life around and sparked his Internet in the fight against AIDS. I was only five y...more
Aug 11, 2012
Aug 09, 2012
Sing You Home
This book was amazing and I know I am going to be thinking about it for a while. Jodi covered the topics of infertility, gay marriage, alcoholism, sui...more
Mar 07, 2011
Mar 02, 2011
Mommy, Where Do Customers Come From?: How to Market to a New World of Connected Customers
I met Larry at a Business Marketing Association dinner this week and though he was an excellent speaker so I sprung $20 for the book. In both his pres...more
Apr 25, 2009
Apr 22, 2009
Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance, #2)
Absolutely excellent! This book takes place three years after Jake Brigance won the Hailey trial. A white man dies and leaves 90% of his estate to his...more
Jan 19, 2014
Jul 01, 2013
Untied: A Memoir of Family, Fame, and Floundering
Wow! What a life Meredith has had so far. She survived parents who didn't want her and her two brothers. Her Mom made them called her Whitney because...more
Jan 11, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
Letters from Alcatraz
I read this on the plane home from San Francisco. I went to visit Alcatraz for the first time yesterday and standing in the bookstore on the island I...more
May 03, 2009
May 03, 2009
The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb
This was an excellent book. I took a chance because I had never even heard of Lavinia Bump Stratton. She was born in the 1800's and was a dwarf as wel...more
Dec 10, 2013
Nov 28, 2013
Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
Another book that made me cry like a baby. I personally could not put up with a loud distructive dog like these guys did but you feel for them greatly...more
Feb 07, 2009
Dec 23, 2008
Here I Go Again
I LOVED IT! Everyone complained about it in reviews but I read the whole thing in two days and thought it was great. I am really into time travel stor...more
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 02, 2013
The Mom & Pop Store: How the Unsung Heroes of the American Economy Are Surviving and Thriving
I thought this was pretty interesting reading. In the beginning the book focused on Mom and Pop businesses who didn't make it. It looks like a lot of...more
Nov 2009
Oct 13, 2009
Free: The Future of a Radical Price
Me being a marketing person and a nerd who loves stuff like this I really enjoyed it. Anyone who is 20 or younger has grown up in an age where they ha...more
Aug 19, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
The Marriage Bureau for Rich People
This story is about a marriage bureau in India. The people who become members are marrying for money and not love. They want to marry in their caste a...more
Apr 27, 2009
Apr 10, 2009
The Myth of Mr. Mom
It is true in my eyes that a man can't keep up with everything the way a woman can. In my house I am the chef, nanny, maid, run all the errands, groce...more
May 09, 2012
May 06, 2012
Thanksgiving: The Pilgrims' First Year in America
I received this book as a Goodreads win directly from the author. I thought it was fascinating. It was well researched and easy to follow.

The book de...more
Nov 09, 2009
Nov 03, 2009
The Anti-Inflammation Zone: Reversing the Silent Epidemic That's Destroying Our Health
I am not going to do this on either. The things you shouldn't eat include: breakfast cereal, flour, crackers, pasta, bread, bagels, muffins, cookies,...more
Aug 07, 2012
Aug 02, 2012
Past Lives of the Rich and Famous
Excellent as always. A few of the entries really surprised me. All of the celebrities came from ordinary backgrounds but one person was previously ano...more
Jan 14, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong
I read both books that Armosrong wrote years ago and passed them along to friends. I was one of those people who thought it was a good comeback story...more
Aug 02, 2014
Jul 24, 2014
Off Balance: A Memoir
I read the whole book in a day. It was excellent. With all the other things written by other gymnasts about Karolyi I was waiting for Dominque to talk...more
Jul 24, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
Lucky Girl
I really enjoyed this book and read it very quickly. Mei-Ling was born the 6th of 7th girls in Taiwan. The family was poor and boys were more valued a...more
Apr 10, 2009
Mar 16, 2009
Winning Balance: What I've Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams
I think Shawn has such a good positive attitude, so much faith and a good family. She was lucky enough to have lived in the same town and train in the...more
Jul 18, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street
I had a hard time reading this. I love Sesame Stree. I wanted to know more about the characters on the show but the first half of the books was a long...more
Jun 20, 2012
Jun 07, 2012
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Very well researched. It was a lot of information and only 500 pages are the book and 300 pages are the appendix.

Jefferson is remembered for writing...more
Mar 08, 2013
Dec 19, 2012
Even though this book was written for teenagers and I am a 33 year old woman I was still highly engrossed in the story. It gave me a lot to think abou...more
Jul 22, 2009
May 29, 2009
I read this whole book in two days. I just couldn't put it down. The book was heartbreaking but fascinating at the same time. First was the events of...more
Aug 22, 2009
Apr 02, 2009
Smack! You must be pretty cuz I just hit you
Wow! I cannot believe what the author went through and continues to go through. The amount of corruptness and evil in this country disgusts me.

She wa...more
Feb 24, 2013
Nov 19, 2009
The Last War: A Novel
This was a really fast read. I finished it in a few hours. The story is about a couple in which the husband writes and the wife does the photography....more
Jun 21, 2009
Jun 12, 2009
Selected Shorts and Other Methods of Time Travel
This was an excellent book. I love anything that has to do with time travel and the stories were short. A lot of them were just a few pages. Some had...more
Feb 09, 2011
Jan 24, 2011
Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets
Before I read this book I really didn't think about the definition of sexual harassment or that it affects grade school and high school children and n...more
May 15, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
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