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Being Called Chaplain: How I lost my name and (eventually) found my faith
4.93
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Honestly, I purchased it because the author is a relative of a former co-worker and I wanted to support her work. I en ...more
Sep 18, 2015
Sep 18, 2015
 
Paul Revere and the World He Lived In
4.13
it was amazing
This book was an incredibly interesting and well-documented historical view of Paul Revere and others from his era. Many primary sources were used and ...more
Jun 08, 2011
May 28, 2011
 
The Bucket List to Mend a Broken Heart
3.91
it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book and didn't think I would. when I started it, I actually thought, "when and why did I add this to my kindle?". Having said t ...more
Jun 21, 2017
Jun 19, 2017
 
Shelley The Lifeboat Labrador
3.04
it was ok
This was definitely written by a non-professional which made it a little difficult to read. The spelling/grammar was off in spots but the author reall ...more
Sep 04, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
 
Gettysburg (Gettysburg, #1)
3.97
liked it
I liked this for a few reasons but the main reason is that it did an excellent job explaining why Robt. E. Lee is considered to be a hero even though ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
 
Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated
3.99
it was amazing
A pleasant surprise

I was surprised how much I enjoyed this book and getting to know "Nellie". I felt the book was well written and held my attention.
...more
Sep 18, 2017
Sep 05, 2017
 
The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
3.76
really liked it
I surprised myself and really enjoyed this book. As a conservative Christian (who didn't really fit in with any of the descriptions listed in the book ...more
Aug 08, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
 
Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
3.73
really liked it
This is not my normal style of book to read or I may have given it "5 stars". I do feel it was extremely well researched and written.

There was so much
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Mar 04, 2013
 
Tandem Living
5.00
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this real life story of a young lady who is, not only trying to follow God's calling, but battling cancer as well. Her positive a ...more
Jun 18, 2017
Jun 10, 2017
 
Travel, Sex, and Train Wrecks
4.00
did not like it
I really hate to give a book a low rating mainly because of the time and trouble the author went to write it. This book was just not for me. I felt li ...more
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Apr 06, 2015
 
Moloka'i
4.15
really liked it
Very fascinating and historically accurate book about Moloka'i! Unfortunately, when I read the cover, I had the impression that it wouldn't be a terri ...more
not set
Oct 14, 2011
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.39
it was amazing
can I rate this higher than 5 stars?? One of the best books I've read. I had no idea what I was getting into when I started, not even realizing that i ...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Bed & Breakfast
3.28
really liked it
A very interesting story about relationships that addresses dysfunction in family and friend relationships but, at the same time, really allowing you ...more
Jul 21, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
 
Pompeii
3.79
liked it
I enjoyed this and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys historical fiction and is interested in Pompeii--especially the culture of that day. This s ...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
Hide in Plain Sight (The Three Sisters Inn, #1)
3.56
really liked it
This was a free kindle choice and I added it as I was desperate for something to read. I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed it! To be hone ...more
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May 15, 2011
 
The Heretic Queen
4.21
it was amazing
Wonderful historical fiction! I loved how she included a section at the end where she explained what was true and what she made up. I also appreciated ...more
May 18, 2011
May 15, 2011
 
The Paris Wife
3.79
liked it
I enjoyed this book simply because it was about a place and era that I wasn't familiar with (Paris--post-war). I really fell for the main character, H ...more
Aug 03, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
 
Elsie: Adventures of an Arizona Schoolteacher 1913-1916
3.61
liked it
This was interesting to me because it gave me some insight into how a young adult female lived in the early 1900's. Because it was mostly her journal ...more
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
 
The Past Is Another Country
3.58
really liked it
The only thing about this book that disappointed me was how abruptly everything was tied up with a bow at the end. Overall, I really enjoyed it. My da ...more
not set
Oct 12, 2012
 
Lost Gold of the Shenandoah
4.00
it was amazing
Very fun historical fiction/mystery read. It took place NOW with occasional flashbacks to 1860 that weren't annoying like in some books that I've read ...more
not set
Sep 17, 2012
 
Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus
4.23
it was amazing
I was surprised at how much this book really made me look deeper within myself. I had to stop many times to really think about what he wrote. It was e ...more
Oct 26, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
4.04
it was amazing
A must read for anyone in the medical profession--but wonderful for others as well. I now have a great appreciation for "informed consents" and the st ...more
Mar 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
Frommer's Boston Day by Day
4.00
liked it
this was VERY helpful to me if for no other reason than the "flip out" subway map and city map. It made where I wanted to go and how to get there very ...more
not set
May 15, 2011
 
When Dreams Collide
4.00
really liked it
I have always been interested in dream interpretation and have personally had at least one dream that I felt was given to me by the Lord to tell me so ...more
not set
May 03, 2013
 
The Golden Age of Piracy
3.00
it was amazing
I loved this--but I love history and have a fascination with pirates. We're going to Savannah, GA soon and plan to visit the "Pirate's House" while we ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
 
The Breadwinner (The Breadwinner, #1)
3.93
it was amazing
Very interesting and informative book for young people (and adults) about life as a young girl in war-torn Afghanistan. I definitely want to read the ...more
not set
Oct 22, 2012
 
The Red Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #3)
3.75
really liked it
I read The White Queen first and enjoyed it. I thought this was a sequel, but it is actually set at the same time from another perspective. Very inter ...more
not set
Apr 16, 2012
 
Just Perfect (Perfect Trilogy, #2)
3.89
liked it
Out of the "Perfect Trilogy", I think I liked this one the best. I'm not sure I would seek this author out again, but it was good "by the pool" readin ...more
not set
Jul 08, 2011
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.45
really liked it
I really enjoyed this...but am annoyed that there is no "ending" which means I'm obligated to read all the other books to find out what happens...
not set
Jul 25, 2013
 
Almost Perfect (Perfect Trilogy, #1)
3.68
it was ok
this was a free kindle choice and, while I thought the story was okay, it was "full" of sex as others have complained about. A little too much.
not set
May 15, 2011
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