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Kidfree & Lovin' It! - Whether by Choice, Chance or Circumstance
3.91
really liked it
I learned that my single, childfree status is not as unique as I thought...and I am so grateful for that. This book validated all the reasons I have f ...more
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Jan 25, 2013
 
Beauty
3.28
it was ok
I prefer books that entertain me and surprise me. I chose to read this book because I am fat. Not 353lbs but close. I was intrigued by the concept of ...more
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Devil's Pass (Webb #1; Seven, #6)
3.86
really liked it
Perhaps it's my own psychological baggage that makes me avoid books with too much trauma. This was the sixth book in the series I read and it is the o ...more
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Feb 02, 2013
 
Big Fit Girl
3.89
it was amazing
I am so grateful I got to read this book. Please see my blog for my full review.
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Jan 27, 2017
 
Ready Player One
4.31
really liked it
I first heard about this book on The Readers podcast. I listened to it again after having read the book and I firmly agree with all of the points Simo ...more
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Dec 07, 2012
 
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
4.13
it was amazing
I have vague memories of the Disney movie and it seems very different to this story. But I love this story of hero rats! There needs to be more rat-po ...more
Oct 19, 2017
Oct 15, 2017
 
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Short Story
3.66
it was ok
It's so short, I can barely call it a short story. It has no point and ends abruptly.
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Aug 26, 2017
 
Measure of Devotion (Measure of Devotion, #1)
3.82
it was amazing
It was so amazingly good that not only did I stay up until 2:30am to finish it but I bought the other two books in the series immediately after finish ...more
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Apr 02, 2014
 
The Bookshop
3.40
did not like it
I would have given it an 'it was okay' 2 stars because although it isn't gripping or engaging, it started out as a nice-enough meandering read. And th ...more
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Oct 11, 2011
 
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
4.31
it was amazing
This is by far the best social issues book I've ever read. It discusses each issue facing women in developing countries, including where it is happeni ...more
Aug 2013
Jul 25, 2013
 
The Heart And The Bottle
4.38
it was amazing
I was browsing the anatomy section while my friend went off to browse the children's section. She came up to me and told me to read this. She warned i ...more
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Jul 15, 2013
 
Earthly Delights (Corinna Chapman, #1)
3.82
it was amazing
It's very very rare that I stay up until the wee hours of the morning to finish a book. I read this in one day and stayed up until 4:30am to finish it ...more
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Mar 27, 2011
 
The Big Redhead Book: Inside the Secret Society of Red Hair
4.43
liked it
Being a natural redhead, I am always interested in reading more about my uniqueness! ;) Unfortunately, the sampler I received was 99.9% what I had alr ...more
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Jan 10, 2017
 
Listful Thinking: Using Lists to Be More Productive, Successful and Less Stressed
3.32
really liked it
This is a book for people who don't already make lists. I, however, am a chronic listmaker. Although it was an enjoyable read for the personal narrati ...more
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Oct 10, 2015
 
The Bedlam Stacks
4.05
really liked it
This was not the book I thought it would be. I thought it would be a historical adventure novel. In part it was, but mostly it was a historical fantas ...more
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Aug 22, 2017
 
Rising Strong
4.19
it was amazing
It took me so long to read because my subconscious would come up with other things to do than read a book that would bring awareness to some lingering ...more
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Dec 13, 2015
 
Butter: A Rich History
3.83
liked it
I enjoyed learning the history of butter. Unfortunately, the ebook version of it that I received had the actual numbers missing so it would talk about ...more
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Oct 06, 2016
 
Suit Your Selfie: A Pearls Before Swine Collection
3.39
it was ok
Not as funny as I was hoping. The jokes about outdated technology are very relevant though.
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Aug 11, 2017
 
Changing Tides (A Gates Family Mystery, #1)
3.82
it was amazing
National Treasure is one of my favourite movies. This book is so well-written and captivating. The flow of adventure and suspense was perfect. I look ...more
Nov 16, 2017
Apr 27, 2012
 
Asexuality: A Brief Introduction
3.66
liked it
I found it to be repetitive of itself, which was disappointing. But it is helpful and informative. It answered my questions and a lot I hadn't thought ...more
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Oct 09, 2014
 
On the Island (On the Island, #1)
4.13
really liked it
I picked this up because I was interested in reading about the tropical location and the love story between the teenager and his 30-year-old tutor. I ...more
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Oct 10, 2012
 
Last Message (Adam #1; Seven, #7)
3.64
it was ok
This is the first book I've ever read where the plot is captivating while I dislike the main character. Sure, he comes to appreciate things in the end ...more
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Nov 02, 2012
 
Between Heaven and Earth (DJ #1; Seven #1)
3.89
liked it
Of the entire Seven series, this was the one I was most looking forward to...and the most disappointed in. Perhaps because I was expecting so much fro ...more
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Feb 02, 2013
 
The Joy of Geocaching: How to Find Health, Happiness and Creative Energy Through a Worldwide Treasure Hunt
3.70
it was amazing
If Goodreads did half points, this would really be a 4.5 only because some of the content is now outdated. But otherwise an awesome book full of infor ...more
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May 13, 2017
 
Born to Walk: The Transformative Power of a Pedestrian Act
3.72
liked it
-a few spelling mistakes (Botantic instead of Botanic)
-although segments are linked by topic, sometimes they jump dramatically in regard to subject
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Feb 01, 2015
 
The Great American Bus Ride
3.70
it was ok
It was ok. It is a series of vignettes of one woman's trip across the United States. It often contains her snobbish opinions of various places in the ...more
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Apr 07, 2012
 
When Did Everybody Else Get So Old?: Indignities, Compromises, and the Unexpected Grace of Midlife
4.04
Too spiritual and motherhood-focused.
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Dec 31, 2016
 
The Little Women Letters
3.46
really liked it
When I found out I had won this through Goodreads' giveaways, I decided to read Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" first so I would know the back stor ...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Jump Cut (Spencer #1; Seven #3)
3.34
liked it
I like how both "Ink Me" by Richard Scrimger and this book wove together so that each book had insight into the other story. I liked how the trip into ...more
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Nov 02, 2012
 
Close to the Heel (Rennie #1; Seven, #5)
3.87
liked it
I've never read anything by McClintock before so it wasn't until I finished reading this one that I found out she's actually a crime writer. This is t ...more
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Feb 02, 2013
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