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Kristen Kristen said: " The author, Harriet Braiker, anchors this "disease to please" phenomenon in early childhood problems, such as guilt or low self-esteem, and shows how it harms adult relationships, including those at work. Although she emphasizes interpersonal relatio ...more"

 
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Serena by Ron Rash
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The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The Language of Flowers
by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2012
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An endearing story where flowers take center stage along with the main character, Victoria. In some ways, the flowers are more attractive than the characters.

The author artfully parallels the story between 9 year old Victoria, an angry, cynical, som
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The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
The Mermaid Chair
by Sue Monk Kidd (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2009
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The reviews I read on this book ranged from luke warm to hated it and I was hesitant to read it. I decided to find out for myself and the story got off to a slow start. I can't pinpoint the exact moment but eventually I came to identify with Jessie, ...more
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The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
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Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
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Very good book. Knowing that it's a true story, heartbreaking for those who lost their life. But it's also fascinating, encouraging, and inspirational and reassuring that there are people in the world who deeply care and show their heart in a variety ...more
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The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett
The Key to Rebecca
by Ken Follett (Goodreads Author)
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People of the Book by Geraldine  Brooks
People of the Book
by Geraldine Brooks
read in July, 2008
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I was not familiar with Geraldine Brooks when I bought this book. After reading the final paragraph, I loved it and was disappointed to see it end - I wanted the journey to continue. I am surprised by some of the negative reviews and think the book d ...more
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Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez
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A true story about a Michigan-born woman, Deborah Rodriguez, who goes to Kabul Afghanistan as an emergency aid-worker volunteer and ends up enlisting a group of Afghan women to start a beauty school so they can learn a trade, operate a business, and ...more
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Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
by Laura Hillenbrand
recommended for: Sue Harvey, Nancy Launi, Joanne Hall
read in February, 2011
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Fabulous book. My first biography on WW2 and I must say I was completely drawn into the story. The story focuses on Louie Zamperini, born in 1917 in NY, raised in Torrence, CA, was a deliberate troublemaker all throughout childhood until his brother ...more
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