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The Shack
3.75
really liked it
When reading The Shack, be prepared some laughs and smiles, but mostly, be prepared for a well of tears. I'm a movie and book crier by nature. I'll ad ...more
Jun 07, 2008
Jun 02, 2008
 
Pillows For Your Prison Cell
4.16
it was amazing
This may sound like hyperbole, but this book has changed my life.

I'm not talking about a 180 degree turn or a massive life change, but a small change
...more
Feb 04, 2014
Feb 08, 2014
 
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
4.07
really liked it
This isn't a book for everyone, but I really enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys a fast paced(although somewhat tedious at times) b ...more
Jun 2007
Jun 17, 2007
 
Fallen
3.64
really liked it
Despite being inspired by content that has been around for a few thousand years, it is very original and fresh.

I was recently reminded of how much I
...more
Dec 2007
Dec 15, 2007
 
Fans of My Unconscious
4.67
it was amazing
Amazing book of poems arranged in what appeared to be chronologically autobiographical order. Read poems straight through - I was consumed - now re-re ...more
Sep 03, 2013
Sep 03, 2013
 
Evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail: Why Evangelicals Are Attracted to the Liturgical Church
3.92
it was amazing

I LOVE THIS BOOK!

I would recommend reading it in three parts and in an order that flows differently from the book. First, read the personal stories of
...more
Feb 02, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
The Orange Revolution: How One Great Team Can Transform an Entire Organization
3.81
it was amazing
I loved this book! I think what made it especially good was I read it with my fabulous team and it cemented with research (350,000 people) what I have ...more
Mar 17, 2011
Feb 27, 2011
 
North of Normal: A Memoir of My Wilderness Childhood, My Counterculture Family, and How I Survived Both
4.17
it was amazing
One of my favorite memoirs of all time and I'm a huge reading of memoirs. I picked this up while traveling in the Gulf Islands of Canada on vacation w ...more
Jul 06, 2016
Jul 08, 2016
 
The Lover
3.75
really liked it
The Lover has an intensity to it that keeps you breathless throughout. Not a suspenseful tension like you would find in a modern thriller, but an unde ...more
Aug 31, 2014
Sep 13, 2014
 
God on the Rocks: Distilling Religion, Savoring Faith
3.97
it was amazing
I have heard Phil's names many times over the years as he's played, produced or written songs by many of my favorite artists, but despite all of this, ...more
Jun 02, 2017
Jun 14, 2017
 
Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action
3.88
really liked it
My fifteen year old daughter attends an online Christian highschool and she regularly is the "odd student out" on their online forum, disagreeing with ...more
Apr 2008
Apr 20, 2008
 
Two Peoples One Place
4.50
it was amazing
The first book published by the Humboldt County Historical Society in what they say will be a multi-volume history of the County.

For those who love l
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Dec 2007
Dec 30, 2007
 
Speak, Memory
4.19
really liked it
An Annotation on the writing

Speak, Memory is a loose collection of correlated and somewhat chronological personal short story memoirs by Vladimir Nabo
...more
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
 
Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection
3.75
really liked it
Funny, loaded with great tips, easy to read and applicable to me - an overweight health conscience individual who wants to make health a priority, but ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 23, 2012
 
A Snicker of Magic
4.09
it was amazing
YES, YES, YES! This book was absolutely factofabulous and spindiddly! I read this to my nine year old and he loved it almost as much as me, though I d ...more
Sep 12, 2016
Oct 30, 2015
 
Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World
4.27
it was amazing
I HIGHLY recommend this book! It will change your life or at the very least, reaffirm something deep inside of you. I won't say much more than that. E ...more
Oct 30, 2015
Sep 24, 2015
 
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
4.23
it was amazing
An Annotation of Bird by Bird

Bird by Bird was a national bestseller and is a common “go-to” book for those thinking about writing. In fact, it was giv
...more
Aug 30, 2014
Sep 13, 2014
 
The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals
3.95
it was amazing
I read “The Whale Warriors” after reading the two incredible novels by Peter Heller and enjoying his style, but the impact the book has left on me goe ...more
Sep 12, 2016
Sep 21, 2016
 
Running in the Family
3.83
it was amazing
Running in the Family is a memoir in the truest sense of the word, as memory plays a central character in the story from the first paragraph to the la ...more
Sep 14, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
 
On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
3.66
it was amazing
I'm an old map enthusiast and have been in love with maps and cartography since I was a small boy. By the time I left for college the ceiling and loft ...more
Jan 08, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
 
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
3.34
liked it
Hmmm...what can I say. I picked this one up for the flight home from Houston today and devoured it. I love Sedaris. That said, this was a mix of stori ...more
Dec 11, 2010
Dec 11, 2010
 
Walking Dead (Atticus Kodiak, #7)
4.06
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** I've been following Atticus Kodiak's story since the beginning...having picked up Keeper the first day it arrived in my store in the ...more
Dec 18, 2010
Dec 19, 2010
 
American Gods
4.11
it was amazing
I had a number of false starts over the last decade and finally pushed into it and it was amazing and original and everything I have always heard it w ...more
Sep 16, 2017
Aug 17, 2017
 
The Circle
3.44
liked it
Hmmm...not sure what to say…still digesting the novel…I’ll give it three stars for now.
Original. Unexpected. Hollow. Heavy handed. Mixed combo of pred
...more
Apr 03, 2014
Mar 19, 2014
 
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE
4.43
it was amazing
LOVED it! For the past thirty years I have been passionate about Nike and hoped that reading Phil Nights book wouldn’t change my love of the brand. I ...more
Jun 2016
May 28, 2016
 
The Gift of the Magi
4.08
really liked it
Sweet. Classic. Simple. As a former bookseller, I've sold hundreds of this book, but until tonight I never took the time to read it myself. Glendon Me ...more
Dec 12, 2016
Dec 12, 2016
 
What Is the Bible?: How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything
4.33
it was amazing
Have I mentioned ever mentioned that I love Rob Bell? I've now listened to the his last two on audible and his personality comes through in the readin ...more
Jun 28, 2017
Jun 25, 2017
 
Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City
4.17
it was amazing
This is the memoir/chronicle of Guy's year spent in Jerusalem with his partner and their kids. While his partner works full-time as an administrator f ...more
Aug 12, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
 
Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave
3.76
really liked it
I grew up on The Lost Coast of northern California - a rugged, cold, and gorgeous stretch of remote coastline.

My best friend from when I was a boy be
...more
Sep 12, 2016
Aug 22, 2016
 
For the Sake of the House: Organizational and Leadership Requirements for the 21st Century Church
3.00
liked it
I think Dr Raimo did a great job of setting up the various models of church organizational structure and leadership. Good historical view, as well as ...more
Mar 11, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
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