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Taste of Country Cooking
it was amazing
Oh, my, my, just lovely. Like dessert, this book is perfect for reading in bed and dropping imaginary everyday-cake-crumbs on the sheets. A lovely sto ...more
not set
Mar 03, 2009
M Train
really liked it
Patti Smith can write about very little but make it seem magical and interesting. This book isn't necessarily about anything specific, but mostly abou ...more
Dec 18, 2015
Dec 31, 2015
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
it was amazing
Loved this book in so many ways. At first, it is confusing as there are multiple character voices, and the author uses different styles to tell the st ...more
Nov 04, 2011
Oct 24, 2011
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
it was amazing
This book of collected advice columns written by "Sugar" aka Cheryl Strayed is full of gems like this:

"The story of human intimacy is one of constantl
Dec 02, 2012
Dec 01, 2012
An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace
it was amazing
Not totally a cookbook - more of a narrative and philosophy on how to cook, with a few recipes sprinkled in. Adler writes poetically about how to eat ...more
Jul 08, 2012
Sep 30, 2011
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1)
it was amazing
Just as good as I remembered! After reading a book several years ago about a woman who travels to all the Little House locations, I've been wanting to ...more
Dec 26, 2016
Jan 01, 2017
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
liked it
I could probably read this one again to fully put it all into practice. I wish to be a minimalist, but at heart, I have hoarder/clutterer tendencies. ...more
Feb 15, 2016
Jan 02, 2015
Memoirs of a Geisha
really liked it
not set
Oct 09, 2008