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True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor
3.92
it was amazing
MUST READ FOR ACTORS! Holy cow, what an incredible book. After studying acting my entire life, this is the first time I've read Mamet's philosophy on ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
 
Directing Actors
4.21
it was amazing
This is MY FAVORITE book on not only directing, but acting as well. I think it is a MUST-READ for all directors and actors alike. No matter where you ...more
Nov 10, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
 
Sorry I'm Not Sorry
3.41
really liked it
I love the Twitter feed @SororityProblem, so when I needed something to read on a flight, I decided to spend the $4.99 for the e-book and see what hap ...more
Dec 29, 2011
Jan 02, 2012
 
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
3.63
it was amazing
I received this book through a Goodreads First-Reads giveaway. Thank you!

I was very excited that I won this book, and I wasn't disappointed when I rea
...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
Eat, Pray, Love
3.50
it was amazing
This book has a lot of haters, and I understand why. I don't think it's a book that everyone could understand or connect to. Had I read this book earl ...more
Sep 15, 2015
Jul 22, 2011
 
Beautiful Ruins
3.67
really liked it
I started off really hopeful for this book. The language was beautiful, and the story enticing, especially to me. The first two chapters detail an Ita ...more
Aug 21, 2015
May 29, 2015
 
Wonder
4.43
it was amazing
A beautiful book, full of heart and joy. I laughed out loud and cried my way through this delightful read.
Jan 11, 2017
Jan 09, 2017
 
The Key of Life; A Metaphysical Investigation
4.47
it was amazing
I met the author, Randy, by chance a few days ago while looking to buy some film equipment. We struck up a conversation, and he started to relay some ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Clean: The Revolutionary Program to Restore the Body's Natural Ability to Heal Itself
3.87
it was amazing
Incredible book. I HIGHLY recommend it. Learn how to feed your body so that it can heal itself.

I could relate to this book quite a bit, because I grew
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not set
Jan 14, 2012
 
Love By Design
3.66
really liked it
I won this book in a Good Reads First-Reads Giveaway. Liz, the author, sent me a lovely letter and even signed the book for me.

What a fun romp of a bo
...more
Apr 15, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
Ask and It is Given
4.18
liked it
I love the concept of this book, as I am a big fan of the Law of Attraction. The only reason I give it three stars is because I found the writing to b ...more
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 05, 2014
 
O's Big Book of Happiness: The Best of O, The Oprah Magazine: Wisdom, Wit, Advice, Interviews, and Inspiration
3.77
really liked it
This is a big mesh of articles from Oprah's magazine, "O." Some of the articles I found to be incredible, but others I was less interested in or weren ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
The Timekeeper
3.50
it was amazing
This is a very special book. The author, Anna Riphahn, wrote and illustrated it when she was only 13 years old. This colorful book is beautiful and ha ...more
not set
Jan 23, 2012
 
iPooKee
4.58
it was amazing
I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK!!!!

Wow, I would love to read "iPooKee" in a book club for discussion and debate!

Immediately after finishing it I found m
...more
Dec 16, 2013
Dec 04, 2013
 
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Along w/ Difficult People
3.40
liked it
There are some really good tips in here, but I've read them before (I recommend How to Win Friends and Influence People).

It mostly focuses on people a
...more
Mar 06, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
Anna Karenina
4.02
really liked it
I was really torn between giving this book 4 stars or 5 stars. 5 because it's a masterpiece and I absolutely loved most of it, but 4 because there wer ...more
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings and America's First Imperial Adventure
3.56
really liked it
I received this book through a Goodreads First-Reads giveaway. Thank you!

In studying American History in school, I don't recall hearing much about the
...more
Jan 19, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
How to Be Single
3.21
liked it
I can't decide how I really feel about this book. After the first chapter, I already loved the book and felt like I was in for a good read full of lau ...more
Jun 20, 2016
Jun 10, 2016
 
An Object of Beauty
3.58
really liked it
Wow, what a pleasure this book was for me.

I absolutely adore Steve Martin. He is a multi-talented genius of a man. Actor, comedian, writer, and art af
...more
May 11, 2013
May 03, 2013
 
Serena
3.52
it was ok
I'm having a hard time with this book. I checked it out because it's being turned into a movie with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.

Sure, the wri
...more
Nov 23, 2013
Nov 07, 2013
 
The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
3.57
really liked it
Cute book!

It was sort of interesting to hear about a person who already has a great/stable life, but is improving even on that (hey, we all have some
...more
Sep 18, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
Horizons: Exploring the Universe
3.77
it was amazing
Fascinating stuff. Humanity is really so insignificant when you look at the expansive universe...
May 15, 2015
May 06, 2015
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.17
liked it
This book is hard to describe....in one word I would say it's complicated. I made the mistake of reading half of it, then trying to pick it up from wh ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2012
 
A Monster Calls
4.36
really liked it
I feel like I did a disservice to this book by reading it on my phone. Apparently the illustrations offer a powerful effect to reading this story, and ...more
Nov 07, 2016
Nov 02, 2016
 
On Bullshit
3.54
it was amazing
An essay on the philosophy of bullshit. Very short, it took me maybe 20 minutes or so to read. Some may find the language dry, but I thought it was ve ...more
not set
Feb 09, 2012
 
Life of Pi
3.88
it was amazing
I really enjoyed reading this book. It's a quick, thoughtful read, with some charming peculiarities. Just as started thinking about fanciful and light ...more
Oct 24, 2012
Dec 09, 2011
 
Outliers: The Story of Success
4.11
it was amazing
I listened to the audiobook of this immediately after finishing a college sociology course.

This book debunks the "work hard and you will succeed" mant
...more
Sep 06, 2015
Apr 04, 2013
 
Cloud Atlas
4.01
it was amazing
David Mitchell is quite the impressive writer, I must say.

Cloud Atlas is a wonderful book...6 different stories in different time periods (past, prese
...more
Oct 21, 2012
Aug 25, 2012
 
The Great Gatsby
3.89
liked it
I really wanted to love this book... I really thought I would because of all of the praise I've heard and the fact that I love the 1920's. But alas, t ...more
Apr 24, 2013
Jul 22, 2011
 
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
4.30
it was amazing
I give "Ender's Game" 4.5 stars.

I remain fascinated by how undated this book is, considering it was written in 1977.

I loved the inner struggle and id
...more
Oct 31, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
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