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Maggie rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Silas Marner by George Eliot
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In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
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Thankfully this wasn't another fad diet advice book. Things change so often (every generation in American culture, according to the book) that what is "good" today will surely be "bad" tomorrow. That's why I appreciated his embracing of traditional,...more
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The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
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Allegiant by Veronica Roth
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Insurgent by Veronica Roth
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Divergent by Veronica Roth
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I really liked this book and I would give it 4 stars if it wasn't for the occasional Twilight-style writing. Obviously nothing is worse than Twilight and this is closer to Hunger Games so I'll let it slide for that. It did take me awhile to get used...more
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Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
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First of all, when I read historical nonfiction, I think of all the time it takes to gather the information necessary to put it to paper. I had to write many historical papers at Uni and it was pure dread. Therefore, I think it is something the write...more
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Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly
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Bare bones, simple read. It's possible I could've written this book in college, minus the historical research part, which I was terrible at. I'm not criticizing the writing style; on the contrary, I'm just saying it's an easy read, which I appreciate...more
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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Normally I wouldn't be caught dead reading teen boys' adventure books but I loved this. We have this book to thank for giving us many of the iconic pirate images prevalent today, including Long John Silver seafood restaurant, which I ate at once in 1...more
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