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Adopting the Minimalist Lifestyle: How to Achieve a Stress Free, Simple Life
2.65
did not like it
Very preachy. Sounds like an angry mom telling you what you *should* do. VERY short book...? more like a pamphlet... feels like an outline to a book, ...more
Feb 24, 2017
Feb 24, 2017
 
Mess: One Man's Struggle to Clean Up His House and His Act
3.06
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It's an interesting journey interspersed with facts, stories, and information on different kinds of clutter, mess, & h ...more
Feb 12, 2017
not set
Feb 12, 2017
 
The Year without a Purchase: One Family's Quest to Stop Shopping and Start Connecting
3.69
really liked it
Really good information about simplifying, too much bible/Jesus/scriptures/churchy stuff.
Some bits were really funny. The xmas tree excursion made me
...more
Jan 06, 2017
Jan 02, 2017
 
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
LOVED THE MOVIE
liked the book.
not set
Aug 08, 2007
 
Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
3.77
it was amazing
this was hilarious. true stories from her childhood, each chapter is a easy to read little short story.
I highly rec. this book!
Jan 2009
Apr 01, 2009
 
She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana
4.04
it was amazing
this was hilarious. true stories from her childhood, each chapter is a easy to read little short story.
I highly rec. this book!
Mar 2009
Apr 01, 2009
 
A Girl Named Zippy
3.79
it was amazing
this was hilarious. true stories from her childhood, each chapter is a easy to read little short story.
I highly rec. this book!
Mar 2009
Apr 01, 2009
 
The Peep Diaries: How We're Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors
3.52
liked it
interesting book. read it pretty fast to skim for the interesting bits. liked the actual real people stories. (the examples)..
Oct 25, 2009
Oct 30, 2009
 
Lifehacker: 88 Tech Tricks to Turbocharge Your Day
3.79
it was amazing
great book. need to buy this for reference.
Aug 2009
Oct 30, 2009
 
The Secret (The Secret, #1)
3.64
liked it
Got the book and the movie the same day from the library. Watched the movie first and then started on the book, it was almost totally the same so I di ...more
not set
Oct 17, 2008
 
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
4.04
really liked it
I read this when I was about 12 or 13 when I was given it as a gift. I enjoyed it. Was a bit confusing to me at times.


I have been going through banned
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not set
Oct 17, 2008
 
Bridge to Terabithia
3.98
really liked it
I have been going through banned book lists I find (see: www.ala.org) and finding books to read from there.
This was a book that was on a list I found
...more
Jan 2007
Oct 17, 2008
 
Into the Wild
3.96
it was ok
I LOVED this movie, BUT I didn't like the book as much. The author inserted much of his own perspective into this, and I wasn't really digging those p ...more
Sep 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
The Fountainhead
3.85
it was ok
Read it in 1994 at the end of my senior year in high school on a rec. from someone. Didn't really like it at the time. I might read this again later, ...more
not set
Oct 17, 2008
 
The Kite Runner
4.27
it was amazing
Fantastic book AND movie. Totally rec. it to anyone. It's easier to understand the movie if you have read the book first. Some very sad things happen, ...more
not set
Oct 17, 2008
 
Time and Again (Time, #1)
3.97
it was amazing
*library copy*
LOVED THIS BOOK!
the plot is fantasic, the descriptions of clothing and the scenery are great. set in new york goes back and forth betwee
...more
Jun 2007
Aug 09, 2007
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.34
it was amazing
This is an amazing, amazing book! I read the whole thing in one day. I can't wait to watch the movie. Many sad things happen in this novel. Be prepare ...more
Mar 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1)
4.09
it was amazing
This one of the most heart breaking books I have ever read. Be prepared to cry your eyes out. My friend who is a teacher rec. this to me. Great book, ...more
not set
Oct 17, 2008
 
Round Ireland with a Fridge
3.79
it was amazing
This was a hilarious and well written book.
I would love to see a movie made of this!
He seems so interesting, that I would love to meet this guy!
not set
Aug 08, 2007
 
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
3.52
it was amazing
Fantastic book about starting over after a divorce. Finding yourself, and great travel descriptions. I totally rec. this book.
Jan 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
Sex and the City
3.39
did not like it
I love the tv series, but this book just jumped around too much and there were too many characters to get to know any of them well.
Aug 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
Skinny Bitch in the Kitch: Kick-Ass Solutions for Hungry Girls Who Want to Stop Cooking Crap (and Start Looking Hot!)
3.31
liked it
Good book when you get past the swear words. Very informational, humorous. Good recipes. I rec. this book.
not set
Oct 17, 2008
 
Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey to Educate the World's Children
4.07
it was amazing
This is a very inspirational book. I tell everyone I know to read this book and had my bookclub read it this year.
Jan 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
Sew Subversive: Down & Dirty DIY for the Fabulous Fashionista
3.35
it was amazing
*OWN IT*
LOVE this book. really great ideas. full color photos. gets you very EXCITED about sewing!
Jun 2007
Aug 08, 2007
 
Water for Elephants
4.07
really liked it
I read this in the beginning of 2008 for my bookclub. Great book. Some sexual situations and bad words.
Mar 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
Upgrade Your Life: The Lifehacker Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, Better
3.87
it was amazing
great book. this is the updated book to the lifehacker one. i need to buy this for reference.
Aug 2009
Oct 30, 2009
 
The Jungle
3.72
it was amazing
This book changed my life. A must read for anyone who cares about people and/or animals.
Sep 2008
not set
Oct 17, 2008
 
The Blind Assassin
3.95
really liked it
Very interesting. Goes back and forth in time, at first VERY confusing, but overall I enjoyed it.
not set
Aug 08, 2007
 
Circle of Friends
4.00
it was amazing
read the book first, then saw the movie. loved both. I watch the movie OVER AND OVER.
not set
Aug 08, 2007
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.17
liked it
Very long, I enjoyed many parts of it, but most of it was just too detailed for me.
Feb 2008
Oct 17, 2008
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