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Lauren rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Final Testament of the Holy Bible by James Frey
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The story was interesting enough, but nothing close to Frey's earlier books. The book itself is a crazy close resemblance to an actual bible, even the words of Christ are in red. I liked the book, but it's my least favorite by Frey. If you are a die...more
Lauren rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Eat, Pray, Love
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read in June, 2014
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I liked this book and I also didn't like this book. It was interesting enough, but once I finished the only thing I could think was how selfish Liz was. An entire year to find herself or whatever, by traveling to beautiful places and just basically d...more
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Lauren and 133 other people liked Amy Kieffer's review of Eat, Pray, Love:
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
" This was one of those books I will read over and over again. All those cynics out there who criticize Gilbert for writing a "too cutesy" memoir that seems beyond belief and who claim that she is selfish for leaving her responsibility are clearly m... " Read more of this review »
Lauren and 182 other people liked Simone Ramone's review of Eat, Pray, Love:
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
" I found this book unbelievably phoney and suggest that it be subtitled, "ME ME ME ME ME ME ME - how the hell did I find enlightenment with my head stuck so far up my arse, aren't I amazing, can we please talk about ME some more?"

I hated this so mu... " Read more of this review »
Lauren rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
by Veronica Roth (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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A classic! I read this probably 15 times when I was in elementary school. My favorite childhood book.
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Peter De Vries
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Dan Brown
“Religion is flawed, but only because man is flawed.”
Dan Brown, Angels & Demons

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“It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime...”
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Janet Fitch
“No scorn like the scorn of an aging queen for a pretty girl with a crap fake DL.”
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Wally Lamb
“If you want your prayers answered, get up off your knees and do something about them.”
Wally Lamb, She's Come Undone

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