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Orea Orea said: "I recently began using this cookbook again because I needed a recipe for Shephards Pie. The recipes are all classic and well explained. I have never had a problem and there is a reason this is a classic. "

 
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Orea Orea said: "I made the drunken apple cake and it was delicious, I think I liked it even more than apple pie! The recipes are very different than most baking books I have seen recently. The author is well traveled and it shows. I also like the fact that she write...more "

 
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Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer by Sena Jeter Naslund
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October Sky by Homer Hickam
October Sky
by Homer Hickam (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2012
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A good read, Hickman is a very good story teller. This book is quite a bit different from the movie.
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Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
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I like butlers writing style a lot and I found her near future so terrifying that I could not put the book down. The way the US is headed right now I could see her novel coming true. Of course I have to find out what happens to Lauren and have just g...more
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The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
The Space Between Us
by Thrity Umrigar
read in June, 2012
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An enjoyable summertime read. I liked the way umrigar looked at the class differences in India and I found her characters interesting.
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Four Fish by Paul Greenberg
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What I like about this book is Greenberg clearly lays out the problems facing wild fish today. what was also really great was he offers solutions to save the remaining fish in the oceans that seem very sensible. Everyone should read this book, especi...more
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The American Way of Eating by Tracie McMillan
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If you ever read "nickle and dimed" this book was a lot like it except Ms McMillan did not just take any low paying job, it had to be in the food industry. She had three jobs. The first was working in the fields in California harvesting garlic, then...more
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Going Solo by Eric Klinenberg
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I almost did not make it past the introduction, it was dry. Once I did though I found the book very interesting. There were lots of case studies of singletons from many walks of life. The author found that many singletons live in urban areas and are...more
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Boomerang by Michael Lewis
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Guitar Zero by Gary Marcus
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I read this book because a few months ago I started learning to play the guitar. The author of Guitar Zero, Gary Marcus, started playing guitar before his 40th birthday and took a year long sabbatical from his day job at NYU as a psychology professor...more
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