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A Stolen Life
3.89
really liked it
As a reader, I wanted more details, however, when I consider what Jaycee Dugard went through, I am amazed that she was able to write this book at all. ...more
Jul 10, 2014
Sep 03, 2011
 
Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny
3.77
really liked it
Enjoyed it more than I thought I would. Took this book because if was one that sounded interesting and was available in e book format from the library ...more
Jan 31, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
 
Under the Tuscan Sun
3.72
liked it
Enjoyed the vivid descriptions of the food and gardens. Part travelogue, part cookbook, I expected to love this as much as I loved "Tender to the Bone ...more
Apr 07, 2013
Jul 27, 2012
 
The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
4.17
really liked it
I don't know a thing about football and it was absolutely not necessary in order to read and enjoy this book. It is a story of a young man with great ...more
Nov 27, 2012
Jul 24, 2012
 
Ark Fever
3.88
liked it
Not to much technical detail, which makes for a good read for someone not in the archeological field. Covers a number of attempts to find the remnants ...more
Aug 12, 2015
Jul 24, 2012
 
All Things Bright and Beautiful
4.30
really liked it
More wonderful stories of the country vet, this time with little stories about his newly wed life. Throughly enjoyable.
not set
Mar 09, 2012
 
The Sentry (Elvis Cole, #12, Joe Pike, #3)
4.20
really liked it
This book focuses mainly on Joe Pike, he happens upon a shakedown of a small sandwich shop and saves the owner from a horrible beating, but the owner ...more
Feb 04, 2015
Jul 30, 2011
 
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
3.92
liked it
I remember reading this as a young mother. Much needed laughs.
not set
Mar 05, 2012
 
Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table
4.02
it was amazing
I enjoyed this one even more than Tender to the Bone. This book covers Ruth's life in her 20's and 30's as she becomes a restaurant critic. Witty writ ...more
Jun 2011
May 23, 2011
 
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
3.92
liked it
Typically enjoyable romp with Ruth Reichl as she tells a story about her life, while sprinkling in restaurant reviews and recipes. A very enjoyable ro ...more
Aug 08, 2015
Apr 26, 2014
 
I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti
3.08
did not like it
A friend gave this to me to read, so I read it out of obligation. I can not fathom why he thought I would enjoy it. The author is totally self absorbe ...more
Nov 16, 2015
Sep 20, 2012
 
Eat, Pray, Love
3.51
it was amazing
I loved her style of writing, the quick chapters, it seemed like she was having a conversation with you. I found items in the story very uplifting and ...more
Sep 12, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
 
Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?: True Stories and Confessions
3.59
liked it
Cute little essays about a variety of things. Bike riding, the weather, the loss of a mother, losing the cat in the house, etc. Fast read and enjoyabl ...more
Apr 06, 2017
Jun 22, 2015
 
A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1)
4.09
it was ok
None
not set
Jan 23, 2014
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