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Polish Traditions, Customs, and Folklore
really liked it
While the customs and traditions take a bit of an idealized view of what life was like for families in the poor farm villages of Poland, there are a l ...more
Dec 08, 2013
Nov 13, 2013
Narrative Dynamics: Essays on Time, Plot, Closure, and Frame
it was amazing
This is a writing theory textbook not for the writing hobbyist. I tend to get more for theory books than craft books, so I responded well to this one. ...more
Sep 16, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
What I Wish I'd Known When I Was Single: How to Do Life As a Young Adult
it was amazing
Trying to find the right companion, struggling with the dating game, or even thinks about marriage, John Bytheway knows how to fight the good fight. I ...more
Jan 2001
Oct 13, 2007
Mission to the Moon: (Book and DVD)
it was amazing
This has to be the coolest book I have read in a long time. Last year I thought I had hit space-exploration gold with Team Moon: How 400 000 People La ...more
Apr 21, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
They Snooze, You Lose: The Educator's Guide to Successful Presentations
it was ok
I HATE PowerPoint. I think it's made a bunch of lazy, boring speakers. Students spend more time copy notes from slides than they do paying attention t ...more
Jun 13, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
A Woman's Guide to a Healthy Stomach: Taking Control of Your Digestive Health
it was amazing
Before finishing the first page I was crying because I knew this book was going to change my life. I was 16 when I first saw a doctor about my volatil ...more
Jul 16, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
Fun with Hieroglyphs
liked it
I love interactive books and Egyptian history, so this book seemed right up my ally. Unfortunately, it fell a little flat on the promise of a good rea ...more
Oct 21, 2008
May 29, 2011
Into The Wild
it was amazing
I really need to stop reading all these adventure books.

I am not what you could really classify as the outdoorsy type. While I enjoy camping and swimm
Feb 15, 2009
Feb 07, 2009
Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems
really liked it
While I’m very familiar with Collin’s work—as a poet, performer and teacher—but it was rather fun to read a collection of work by him. I was struck by ...more
Mar 14, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
Chasing Lincoln's Killer
liked it
So often, the genera of teen nonfiction is passed over for historical fiction. But every once in awhile, an amazing book comes along (like Freedman's ...more
Dec 24, 2008
May 29, 2011
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