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Colleen rated a book 4 of 5 stars
One Nation Under Gods by Richard Abanes
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Having read "The Book of Mormon", I wondered exactly what kind of mind it would take to actually believe the nonsense that Joseph Smith made up. This book tells the truth (and has the footnotes to back it up)regarding the history of the Mormon church ...more
Colleen rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
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I love Larry McMurtry books. He can tell the greatest, most easily read stories. They are mixed with humor, sadness, history and common everyday life that real people can appreciate.
Colleen rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Fleeced by Dick Morris
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Highly educating. What is so refreshing about this book is that Mr. Morris (once the Clinton advisor) doesn't side with Democrats or Republicans. He tells it like it is and if you don't like it then too bad for you.
Colleen rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Rage and the Pride by Oriana Fallaci
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I truly admire this woman for speaking up when it put her on the death list for radical Muslims. She speaks the truth and it makes one angry (an understatement) about the reality of what is going on in this world and the "tolerance" we as Americans a ...more
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Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell
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I absolutely love the Scarpetta series. It's not soul-searching or "deep", but it's wonderful "mind vacation" material.
Colleen rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2006
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This is a very powerful book. Again, I don't usually cry while reading a book. This book presented a whole different view of Middle Eastern customs and stereotypes (or affirms the negative that people may have about the Taliban). Heartbreaking but re ...more
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Night by Elie Wiesel
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
by Elie Wiesel
read in October, 2008
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Very few books actually make me cry, this one did...and hard. The paragraph when he says that he will never forget those moments that murdered his God, his soul and turned his dreams to ashes was so profoundly raw. Mr. Wiesel is a remarkable man. I r ...more
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