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The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth
4.04
it was amazing
I cherish this book and give praise to Scott Peck for writing this masterpiece, a wealth of knowledge and wisdom.
The first time I read it I was in my
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Jan 1992
Apr 17, 2008
 
Love in the Present Tense
3.93
liked it
This story took me to an unlikely part of life and really did open my eyes to the varied and suprising forms of Love and relationships that life bring ...more
Jan 2008
Apr 16, 2008
 
Cleopatra: A Life
3.62
it was amazing
Pulitzer Prize Author Stacy Shiff is brilliant as she articulates the life of Cleopatra, separating fact from fiction and restoring credibility and ho ...more
Jul 2011
Jun 05, 2011
 
The Treasured Writings of Kahlil Gibran
4.43
it was amazing
This is a series of Gibran's many poetic masterpieces.
gibran touches on the human Condition in many of its forms and phases with such majestic prose.
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not set
May 22, 2008
 
Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana (Christ the Lord, #2)
3.82
it was amazing
I would describe Christ The Lord, The Road To Cana by Anne
Rice as a drama, beautifully written, narrated in the first person by Jesus Of Nazareth whom
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not set
Jul 10, 2008
 
When the Heart Waits: Spiritual Direction for Life's Sacred Questions
4.17
really liked it
Sue Monk Kidd articulates her spiritual and psychological struggle through her midlife journey. Her quests are grounded in the Bible, Christian spirit ...more
Nov 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
The Devil and Miss Prym (On the Seventh Day, #3)
3.60
really liked it
The Devil and Miss Prym is a simple yet compelling story of Good and Evil.
The setting is a small village somewhere in a vast rural countryside with on
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Jan 2002
Feb 24, 2012
 
Eat, Pray, Love
3.52
really liked it
Elizabeth articulates her story of a failed marriage,
the devestation it brings, the search of personal
and spiritual fulfillment and healing through ad
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not set
Apr 12, 2008
 
The Winter Ghosts
3.39
really liked it
Kate Mosse conjurs up a compelling ghost story of a broken man Freddie who is searching for closure and peace after losing his brother in WW1, or the ...more
Aug 2011
Aug 11, 2011
 
The Fountainhead
3.85
really liked it
Ayn Rands Fountainhead, a compilation of her thoughts on Individualism vs. Collectivism. Rich in prose and characters and very challenging ideas in a ...more
Nov 2012
Nov 13, 2012
 
The Tender Bar
3.94
liked it
I was engaged "most" of the time while reading J.R. Moehringer's memoir
because of his unique style and character depictions of the people and places
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May 2009
May 20, 2009
 
Mallory's Oracle (Kathleen Mallory, #1)
3.96
really liked it
Mallory's Oracle is Carol O'Connells debut creating Kathleen Mallory's character who is and will be the heroine in all Mallory themed detective novels ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 19, 2012
 
Uncle Tom's Cabin
3.84
it was amazing
Sadly like many of The Classics I wasn,t required to read Uncle Tom,s Cabin or didn,t chhoose in HS., but time and patience regarding it a must do on ...more
Mar 2013
Mar 06, 2013
 
Stone Angel (Kathleen Mallory, #4)
4.26
really liked it
This is the second Mallory novel of Carol O'Connell's and I'm reading out of sequence but it doesn't affect the story plot.
Kathleen Mallory is a runa
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May 2012
May 13, 2012
 
The Bell Jar
3.98
really liked it
I'm beginning to realize why the Classics did not appeal to me until recently. Many considered classics like The Bell Jar are rather complex in though ...more
Jun 2011
Jun 24, 2011
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
4.04
it was amazing

A truely Amazing and dramatic true story of the life and disease of Henrietta Lacks and the profound effect it had on the future of medicine.
I am stun
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Aug 19, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
 
The Help
4.46
really liked it
I applaud kathryn Stockett in her first accomplished novel. Just couldn't put it down.
Skeeter the heroine born and bred in Jackson Mississippi, return
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Feb 2011
Feb 19, 2011
 
The Shack
3.74
it was amazing
I gave this book 5 stars because I just couldn't put it down.

"The Shack" is a story of one man's life,a trajic loss, and great personal and spiritual
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Aug 2009
Aug 04, 2009
 
The Chalk Girl (Kathleen Mallory, #10)
4.06
really liked it
The Chalk Girl is the first book of Carol O'Connell's books I've read.
Mallory is the enigmatic character- Detective the author writes as her heroine
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Apr 2012
Apr 26, 2012
 
Ironweed
3.86
it was amazing
With linguistic and literary genius it is no suprise william Kennedy won a pulitzer prize for his writing of Ironweed. It is set in the time of the ea ...more
Mar 2011
Mar 02, 2011
 
Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work
3.81
it was amazing
Jeanne Laskas tells several wonderous stories of extrordinary people and jobs that make our life "work" everyday. The underworld of coal mining, migra ...more
Mar 30, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
 
The Book of Love (The Magdalene Line)
3.96
it was amazing
In summary, a great book. It is a difficult review because of the depth and dimmensions of past meeting present but will try to capture the essence of ...more
Jul 14, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
 
I Love You Like a Tomato
3.76
it was amazing
ChiChi Maggiordano, the main character and heroine, narrates this story in first person prose like a memoir of her childhood from birth in Italy immig ...more
May 20, 2009
Apr 15, 2009
 
Moll Flanders
3.51
really liked it
Written from her own memorandum Daniel Defoe rewrites the story of the infamous
17th century Moll Flanders of her fortunes and misfortunes. She was bo
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Apr 2013
May 06, 2013
 
Reweaving the Web of Life: Feminism and Nonviolence
4.25
really liked it
Pam McAllister edited and comprised a great collection of essays and stories on Acts of Civil Disobedience, protests, Marches, Speeches, Rallys, and P ...more
Nov 10, 2010
Sep 08, 2010
 
Happens Every Day: An All Too True Story
3.47
really liked it
This book was quite compelling, an emotinal roller coaster ,reading more like a personal journal about an unrequieted love. Even though Isabel managed ...more
Apr 15, 2009
Apr 26, 2009
 
The Buddha in Your Mirror: Practical Buddhism and the Search for Self
4.23
really liked it
This is a practical and probably over simplified reading on Nichiren Buddism. This is probably the reason it kept my interest enough to finish this bo ...more
Jan 2011
Jan 28, 2011
 
Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt (Christ the Lord, #1)
3.56
it was amazing
I found myself more often than not reading this book out loud, written in first person prose. Rice summons the presence of Jesus,the people,places,the ...more
not set
Aug 15, 2008
 
The Orchard
3.76
really liked it
Theresa Weir turns obstacles into steppingstones- tragedy into triumph by writing this memoir. In fact writing seems to be the path that saves her lif ...more
Dec 2011
Sep 22, 2011
 
The Dance of the Dissident Daughter
3.95
really liked it
" A Womans journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine."
Kidd is introducing readers to the lost history of the Sacred Feminine and that Go
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Nov 2011
Nov 30, 2011
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