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Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat
3.99
it was ok
It seems I am in the minority here, but I thought this book was just okay. It was billed as a story about a cat's ability to sense when dementia patie ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Perfect Life: A Novel
2.88
it was ok
Here's how my husband describes a French movie: "It starts off and you're introduced to all these characters who prattle on endlessly about next to no ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Canvey Island
3.31
liked it
Canvey Island is a good book about "ordinary" people living "normal" lives (in quotes because I don't believe there really is such a thing). This book ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
 
The Last Bridge
3.71
really liked it
This book was nearly impossible to put down. I was hooked from the first sentence and never looked back. The premise is a young woman, Cat, who comes ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
 
The Wednesday Sisters
3.52
really liked it
This book, the story of five women friends living "conventional" lives while much of the U.S. is engaged in radical debates and history-changing activ ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Wife in the North
3.21
really liked it
I should start by confessing that after reading several "blog-to-books", I've decided I don't care for the genre overall. Anecdotes that I might find ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Watch Over Me
3.81
did not like it
This book fell completely flat for me. The story strings together a whole series of implausible events bound by characters that are at best, skeletal ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Weaving a Way Home: A Personal Journey Exploring Place and Story
2.45
liked it
I SO wanted to love this book. I felt a great deal of kinship and share so much common ground with the author it's almost creepy. For example, I went ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Peripheral Vision
3.37
really liked it
This book is much like a flower. As a shoot, it's pleasant enough. As it buds and then begins to bloom, however, it becomes much more complex and beau ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
 
The Complete Chile Pepper Book: A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving, and Cooking
4.01
it was amazing
Everything you ever wanted to know about chile peppers coupled with sumptuous photography. First, you learn about the top 100 (yes, you read that numb ...more
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Sep 27, 2010
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