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The Rent Collector
4.23
it was amazing
Oh my. At first I did not like this book and almost put it down. Something, however, pushed me on, and I'm glad it did. I just finished this deeply mo ...more
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
 
My Brother Sam Is Dead
3.39
did not like it
I had been told by authoritative sources that this was an excellent book to add to our collection of American historical fiction. I did not like it be ...more
Jul 2008
Feb 14, 2009
 
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow
4.08
it was amazing
What a chilling book. It documents what can happen when youth are indoctrinated by evil men (or women) from a young age and how it can happen in any c ...more
Jun 04, 2009
Jun 04, 2009
 
The Faith of a Scientist
4.17
it was amazing
Favorite quote, "I should like to say that true religion was never a narrow thing. True religion concerns man and the entire universe in which he live ...more
Jun 23, 2009
Jun 07, 2009
 
Dark History of the Tudors
3.64
liked it
This was a decently done book with some new information I had not read before. The beginning was confusing by the author referring to the various Henr ...more
Dec 16, 2015
Dec 15, 2015
 
Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past
3.70
it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. I have now read, at age 52 or something like that, a number of diverse histories about the American Revolution. I have als ...more
May 04, 2017
Apr 20, 2017
 
All But My Life: A Memoir
4.27
it was amazing
I don't think I can review TG is book. It touched me. Deeply. I think it will be the best book I read this year.
Feb 23, 2016
Feb 22, 2016
 
The Child Whisperer: The Ultimate Handbook for Raising Happy, Successful, Cooperative Children
3.98
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book and got some excellent parenting ideas from it. It steps you through finding your child's energy type. I think the physical ...more
Feb 08, 2017
Feb 22, 2017
 
People of the Book
4.01
liked it
This book weaves many stories into one coherent whole. I had been unaware of the richly illustrated, Jewish Haggadah before reading is book and was am ...more
Mar 06, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
 
Love and Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs
4.18
it was amazing
I have realized from this book how deeply ingrained men's and women's differences are. Both are important and both are absolutely necessary, but it is ...more
Apr 15, 2009
Apr 08, 2009
 
The Hollow (Hercule Poirot, #26)
3.78
liked it
I just finished reading The Hollow for the first time and I'm feeling rather ambivalent about it so I read some other reviewers instead of immediately ...more
May 13, 2014
May 14, 2014
 
Forget Me Not
4.70
it was amazing
Tis is such a sweet message for everyone to remember, but he geared this especially to women. I think women need to be reminded the very most of how i ...more
not set
Apr 25, 2013
 
Women of the New Testament
4.51
it was amazing
Correction: I read (and own) the hardbound edition. Goodreads doesn't have that option available even though the bookstores do.

Loving it. I'm also rea
...more
Feb 04, 2015
Jan 12, 2015
 
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
4.15
it was amazing
There is so much to chew on here. I began this book (with the latest addition on Kindle) at the recommendation of my sister-in-law when she realized m ...more
Jan 11, 2016
Mar 10, 2012
 
Leadership by Example: The Ten Key Principles of All Great Leaders
4.03
it was amazing
This is a wonderful book on leadership, teaching by telling stories of individuals who became great leaders. Although unfamiliar with many of the stor ...more
Apr 17, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
 
Worth the Wrestle
4.61
it was amazing
Sheri Dew is my absolute favorite author, writer, and editor for all things religious. it helps that she keeps her message short and to the point and ...more
Aug 25, 2017
Aug 25, 2017
 
Life Before Life: Origins of the Soul...Knowing Where You Came from and Who You Really Are
3.56
it was amazing
I am loving this book. However you must realize before even picking it up that this is not a science book with empirical evidence proving beyond doubt ...more
Feb 10, 2016
Dec 30, 2015
 
Attempting Elizabeth
3.49
really liked it
It's dumb. It's cute. It's amazing because It doesn't seem like it's going to be worth reading but it ends up fun. And it works. The end. It's the bes ...more
Jun 03, 2015
Jun 03, 2015
 
Elantris (Elantris, #1)
4.17
really liked it
Wow! This book grabbed my attention almost from the first sentence and did not let me go until the last. The plot could not have been better. I am usu ...more
Aug 24, 2013
Aug 24, 2013
 
Our Search for Happiness
4.32
it was amazing
Next to the scriptures, this little gem of a book is probably the most profound and concise explanation of beliefs held by Latter-Day Saints. It's exp ...more
Jul 23, 2015
Jul 10, 2015
 
The Kiss of a Stranger (The Jonquil Brothers #0)
4.11
it was amazing
I loved this book. Best romance ever. Loved every character, every nuance, every quotable sentence in the book. Mi got it, my daughter started reading ...more
Oct 28, 2015
Jun 03, 2015
 
Growing Up Again: Life, Love and Oh Yeah, Diabetes
3.49
really liked it
I enjoyed this book quite a lot. Most of the book is written in Mary Tyler Moore's friendly voice although that made the other voices discordant. The ...more
Feb 08, 2017
Feb 22, 2017
 
Uprising
4.18
it was amazing
Fantastic book. It takes you to the events of the Triangle Factory and then to realities of today. His is one of my top two favorite books I have read ...more
Apr 06, 2015
Apr 06, 2015
 
Whatever Happened to Justice? Revised Edition
4.26
it was amazing
I am really enjoying this series of Uncle Eric books about economics and law. Each book basically covers one topic so you can either read it quickly o ...more
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
 
No One Can Take Your Place
4.36
really liked it
I love Sheri Dew's comparison between cutting through the edges of Central Park in NYC and going right down the middle and the different experience of ...more
Mar 15, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
 
All the Light We Cannot See
4.32
it was amazing
This is an incredible book. A personal view of two sides during the Second World War. The pacing seems to reflect the times, the flashbacks, the inter ...more
Nov 27, 2014
Nov 03, 2014
 
Prejudice Meets Pride (Meet Your Match, #1)
3.85
it was ok
Fun

This is a great book to read if you are in the mood for a quick, light-hearted romance. Emma baffles me much, a little more on the nonsensical/stup
...more
Dec 28, 2016
Dec 27, 2016
 
The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains
3.88
liked it
Still thinking about this one. Lots to think about and to imagine. The imagery is fantastic. Didn't much care for Molly with self importance and head ...more
Aug 27, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
 
The Kite Runner
4.27
it was amazing
According to one rater, he/she would classify me as a moron. That's okay because we're all entitled to our opinion. In short, I liked this book a grea ...more
Apr 2009
Apr 01, 2009
 
Ephraim Hanks: Fearless Mormon Scout
3.84
really liked it
I enjoyed this book about Ephraim Hanks although I wish I had noticed the second half of the title: A Novel. This is written as a factual book with co ...more
Jul 08, 2013
Jul 08, 2013
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