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"Fascinating - I am not generally a big history book lover, but lately ---am loving historically based books - this is so fabulous --all about Ben's trip to Paris in his eighties!!! and all the french and american politics ---the founding fathers truly were heros on so many levels ----so great to read about them......Such individuals and leaders and doers.....Hope I find some time to read more...:)" Mar 02, 2011 12:02AM

 
Saint-Exupéry
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"A little dry - story of The Little Prince author who was a flyer and disappeared into thin air.....giving it a bit more time" Mar 01, 2011 11:57PM

 
The Enchantress O...
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Gayle Gayle said: "I saw him interviewed on a tv program, about this book, and he said it was the most researched book he has ever done. He spent several years researching the l4th century customs, etc. of florence. I decided to try it out.....not finished yet - It is...more "

 

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The End of Faith by Sam Harris
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Every single inquiring or questioning mind should read this book..... "There is so much food for thought"- especially if you are at all interested in spirituality- and/or what's wrong with your or others religions-- and how do we move forward as a ci...more
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
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Funny ,funny- set in Seattle- what a great mystery, adventure- loved it! Laughed out loud sometimes. Great and talented author.....and these are interesting unique characters- a great story too!
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Álvarez
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Really enjoyed this book- paints a really poignant picture of the terrible Trujillo regime through the eyes of 4 sisters who are followed as they progress from children to revolutionaries. I like it as a thoughtful and subtle reflection on how rev... " Read more of this review »
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Compass North by Stephanie Joyce Cole
Compass North
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Inferno by Dan Brown
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
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Not my favorite Dan brown- felt a little like his "formula" ( of amazingly beautiful uber unique woman partner chasing through a city with awful bad guys, lots of injuries, secret stuff hidden everywhere ----) is being overused - and came up a bit --...more
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Tenth of December by George Saunders
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Tenth of December by George Saunders
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Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
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Author has rebooted feminist and gender discussions from the 60's..... A few good points re. What a mentor really is and how men really need to step up to support a woman's career- but don't think she really moved the discussion forward in a way that...more
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Buddha's Brain by Rick Hanson
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The Summer Guest by Justin Cronin
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