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Sisterhood Everlasting
it was amazing
For any fan of the series "Sisterhood and The Traveling Pants" this is a MUST read. What a great movie it would make bringing all the girls together a ...more
Sep 20, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
The Artful Dodger
it was amazing
With this biography I actual felt as if Tommy Lasorda was telling me about his life. I enjoyed that much more than a straight biography.
not set
May 19, 2010
Fairytale Interrupted: What JFK Jr. Taught Me About Life, Love, and Loss
it was amazing
This poignant and personal account by John F. Kennedy Jr.'s former personal assistant. I really enjoyed seeing John John from the perspective of a per ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
Happy Accidents
really liked it
I enjoyed the way Ms. Lynch wrote this memoir because it was written more in a conversational mode vs. straight narrative. Throughout most of the book ...more
Nov 26, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
liked it
Very interesting and different story about the lives of white women voluntarily becoming brides of the Cheyenne Indians.
Apr 02, 2016
Aug 02, 2011
Turn in the Road
it was amazing
This book is so good and deals with 3 generations of a family going on a cross country trip so the Matriarch can attend her 50th High School reunion. ...more
Dec 04, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch): Lessons from a Life in Feathers
it was amazing
This memoir was written as if Mr. Spinney was speaking directly to the reader. I especially enjoyed the stories he told about Jim Hensen's car in Lond ...more
Jun 19, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
Betty and Friends: My Life at the Zoo
it was amazing
The brevity and wonderful pictures of this book made it so very enjoyable I was surprised. Betty White has such knowledge for and/or about all the ani ...more
Jan 22, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House
it was amazing
I enjoyed the approach Melissa Anderson took in describing her "life" and years on the show Little House on the Prairie. In comparison to the books wr ...more
Jul 30, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
We'll Be Here for the Rest of Our Lives: A Swingin' Show-Biz Saga
really liked it
This was a great way to read an autobiography because Mr. Shaffer wrote the entire book as if he was talking personally to the reader. And hearing abo ...more
Jul 16, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath
it was amazing
A very intriguing book. The secret this woman kept for nearly 50 years must have been unbearable. Then to have one paragraph in another Kennedy book c ...more
Jul 20, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
it was amazing
This is a well written story of how 3 sisters who are not quite as close as they were have come together to help each other move on with their lives o ...more
Jul 29, 2010
Jul 18, 2010
Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle
it was ok
This book was not at all what I expected. Compared to other celebrity memiors Ms. Dratch was very dry in her writing. I almost gave the book up but fi ...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jun 20, 2012
Love at First Bark: How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help You Save Yourself
liked it
A short but sweet book on people who are involved with fostering and/or rescuing dogs.
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
The Lucky One
really liked it
Pursue a dream no matter what it takes.
not set
Jul 03, 2010
Three Weeks With My Brother
really liked it
What a wonderful adventure to spend with a relative. Different from Mr. Spark's usual fare but just as enthralling.
not set
Jul 21, 2010
The Time Traveler's Wife
it was ok
The book wasn't really what I expected after viewing the film. Henry and Clarie's life had a variety of situations which were normal in certain aspect ...more
Mar 2010
Jan 16, 2010
Dilemma: A Priest's Struggle with Faith and Love
it was amazing
I found this a fascinating book as I'm not Roman Catholic and not knowing much about what happens within "it's walls" what Father Albert explained was ...more
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 06, 2011
Diamond Ruby
it was amazing
For those who enjoy historical novels, this is a definite read. It's female star is a rather unique central figure. And those surrounding her add to t ...more
Jan 28, 2011
Dec 24, 2010
The Foremost Good Fortune
liked it
A rather interesting memoir with twists and turns as the reader hadn't expected to show up. The style of writing is quite descriptive and on the relax ...more
Oct 10, 2011
Feb 05, 2011
Prairie Tale: A Memoir
it was amazing
Melissa Sue Gilbert had an acting career that wasn't all sugar and spice. I enjoyed the fact she wrote it as if she's speaking to the reader vs. just ...more
not set
Jan 16, 2010
I Didn't Ask to Be Born (But I'm Glad I Was)
liked it
This book was pretty good. In fact, I felt as if I was listening to a variety of stories that Mr. Cosby tells in his routines. And feeling as if he wa ...more
Dec 06, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
Peter Jennings, A Reporter's Life
it was amazing
I enjoyed this biography more than any other I've read over the past several years. The main reason was Mr. Jennings life, work ethic, etc. was told t ...more
Jan 2009
Aug 01, 2010
Dewey's Nine Lives: The Magic of a Small-town Library Cat Who Touched Millions
it was amazing
Even though I'm not a "cat person", this book dealt more with humans attachment to cats and the variety of ways they interact plus found each other. I ...more
Dec 17, 2011
May 01, 2011
The Help
it was amazing
A different view of the beginning of the Civil Rights movement from the perspective of both Mississippi White women and their maids. Done in a straigh ...more
Jun 21, 2010
Jan 16, 2010
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed reading about the family "Downton Abbey" was based on. It wasn't a stuffy old history book and looking forward to the 3rd season ...more
Apr 21, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
Hotel Vendome
really liked it
I liked it and the ONLY reason it took me nearly 2 months to read is because I kept getting CD's that were scratched. In mid February finally got a co ...more
Feb 28, 2013
Dec 17, 2012
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time
it was amazing
I truly admired all the effort Mr. Mortenson put into this project which entailed building schools so very far from his own home.
Jan 2008
Jan 16, 2010
Goddess of Vengeance (Lucky Santangelo, #8)
it was amazing
Another Lucky Santangelo success. Wish these books would be made into a mini series and/or movies. Jackie Collins strikes gold again.
Nov 12, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection
it was amazing
A wonderful perspective written by this wonderful comedianne. And to quote Ms. Burnett "I'm so glad we had this time together".
May 14, 2010
May 19, 2010
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