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Dream New Dreams: Reimagining My Life After Loss
really liked it
I am so glad that I won this book from the goodreads first reads give-away. It was a very heartfelt, poignant, honest, and inspring look at how Jai Pa ...more
May 27, 2012
May 11, 2012
Spoken from the Heart
really liked it
A very interesting book; Laura Bush can write! I think she tended to be a little too defensive, trying to make excuses for George W.'s drinking, for e ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
An Unquiet Mind
really liked it
Very intelligently written, and very informative, this is the story of a woman who despite her manic-depressive illness is able to pursue a highly suc ...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 25, 2010
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
liked it
A good read, extremely well-written and very witty. However, perhaps because of the generational age gap, I found her observations and comparisons, th ...more
Aug 24, 2009
Aug 20, 2009
A Wolf at the Table
liked it
This memoir is well written,especially rich in it's detailed descriptions of places and times, moods, sights, and sounds. However, it seems to be gene ...more
Nov 28, 2008
Nov 23, 2008
American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau: Their Lives, Their Loves, Their Work
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It is a lively, irreverent, and easy read, an introduction to five Transcendentalists of Concord during the 1850s who were ...more
Mar 06, 2010
Feb 28, 2010
Going Rogue: An American Life
really liked it
Sarah Palin can write rather well, it was obvious that she was always interested in writing, and keep journals throughout her life. Her descriptions o ...more
Dec 02, 2009
Nov 21, 2009
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
really liked it
A must read,an inspiring portrait of one man's work to combat terrorism with education. It is readably full of interesting and necessary information a ...more
May 02, 2009
Apr 20, 2009
really liked it
A brutally honest and frighteningly explicit account of Sebold's rape as a college freshman, it's aftermath,the effect it had on her family and friend ...more
Dec 11, 2009
Dec 07, 2009
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
really liked it
I knew little about the Rwondian genocide, and this book bought me up to speed on what happened and why, and the horrors it inflicted, without going i ...more
Sep 24, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
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