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The Alchemist
3.82
it was amazing
This allegorical tale is a must-read for anyone struggling to make sense of their life’s meaning and personal goals.

The author explains that everyone
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Oct 04, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
4.08
really liked it
A very positive book about how the people of Gander came together and helped the people from all over the world when their planes were forced to land ...more
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Aug 15, 2012
 
I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
4.07
it was amazing
What an inspiring young woman! I felt I learned so much about Pakistani culture from reading this book, and I realize how important her work is! She i ...more
Nov 22, 2013
Nov 17, 2013
 
If You Don't Have Big Breasts, Put Ribbons on Your Pigtails: And Other Lessons I Learned from My Mom
4.06
really liked it
This is the story of how Barbar Corcoran came from a little town in NJ moved to NYC and started her real estate empire. It's inspirational to see how ...more
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Aug 04, 2011
 
Thank You Power: Making the Science of Gratitude Work for You
3.58
it was amazing
A light, easy read loaded with research in positive psychology! Loved it!
Feb 04, 2009
Jan 31, 2009
 
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
3.94
it was amazing
I LOVED this book! Sheryl Sandberg is the Gloria Steinem of this generation! She brings up so many relevant points! She inspires, leads, and motivates ...more
May 06, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
 
Man's Search for Meaning
4.33
it was amazing
What an amazing life story. Frankl's view of finding purpose and meaning even in the worst of situations is truly, truly inspirational.
Aug 12, 2015
Jul 22, 2015
 
Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace
3.51
really liked it
This book, as expected, had a lot of humor. What I didn’t anticipate was the raw depth the author brought to it as she opened up about some difficult ...more
Apr 16, 2010
Sep 04, 2009
 
Between Trapezes: Flying Into a New Life with the Greatest of Ease
3.61
liked it
Positive: Lots of ideas and exercises that anyone can use. Very inspiring!
Not so positive: lots of her personal coaching stories. Not sure how relevan
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Oct 26, 2008
 
Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life
3.48
really liked it
Even though I liked her first book a lot better, reading this inspired to to do some projects of my own. I love the down-to-life inspiration I get fro ...more
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Note to Self: 30 Women on Hardship, Humiliation, Heartbreak, and Overcoming It All
3.61
liked it
Fast read, lots of short stories. If you need something to motivate you to pick yourself by your bootstraps, this is a great book. I highly recommend ...more
Jul 03, 2009
Dec 14, 2008
 
The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want
3.94
it was amazing
Lots of great strategies!! Loved it!
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Nov 26, 2009
 
Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See
3.92
really liked it
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Sep 15, 2009
Sep 01, 2009
 
Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment
3.95
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Feb 09, 2009
 
Looking Forward to More Monday Mornings: How to Drive Your Colleagues Happy!
3.43
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Feb 09, 2009
 
Peak Performance for Smart Kids: Strategies and Tips for Ensuring School Success
3.41
liked it
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Sep 27, 2009
 
Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow
4.16
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Jan 20, 2009
 
The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
4.08
it was amazing
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Dec 31, 2008
 
The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
3.58
it was amazing
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Feb 18, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
Walking Papers: The Accident that Changed My Life, and the Business that Got Me Back on My Feet
3.90
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May 30, 2010
 
Get Motivated!: Overcome Any Obstacle, Achieve Any Goal, and Accelerate Your Success with Motivational DNA
3.53
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Dec 14, 2008
 
Manage Your Time to Reduce Your Stress: A Handbook for the Overworked, Overscheduled, and Overwhelmed
3.26
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Dec 14, 2008
 
The Middle Place
3.85
really liked it
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May 02, 2009
Dec 14, 2008
 
Thanks!: How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier
3.71
really liked it
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Mar 18, 2009
Nov 06, 2008
 
The Resilience Factor: 7 Keys to  Finding Your Inner Strength and Overcoming Life's Hurdles
3.91
really liked it
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Aug 18, 2008
 
The Light of the World
4.03
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Jun 29, 2015
 
You Want Me to Work with Who?: Eleven Keys to a Stress-Free, Satisfying, and Successful Work Life . . . No Matt er Who You Work With
3.57
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Aug 18, 2008