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Naughts & Crosses (Noughts & Crosses, #1)
liked it
This is an interesting addition to young adult novels that deal with race as a primary issue. I think that Blackman has created an alternative world s ...more
Jun 02, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
it was amazing
In this non-fiction title by Nathaniel Philbrick, which won the National Book Award in 2oo6, we return to those American icons, the Pilgrims. Philbric ...more
Nov 2007
Jan 02, 2008
Voodoo Dreams: A Novel of Marie Laveau
really liked it
This novel by Jewell Parker Rhodes is another excellent snapshot of life in New Orleans. This book takes place before the Civil War and paints a vivid ...more
May 2006
Jan 14, 2008
The Annotated Brothers Grimm
really liked it
The edition I read was The Annotated Brothers Grimm edited by Maria Tatar. I recall having an edition of Grimms' Fairy Tales as a kid, but I don't thi ...more
Oct 2005
Jan 04, 2008
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
really liked it
I had expected this book would explain more about why people have an affinity for music and why (through psycho- or sociobiology) it's important to us ...more
Aug 20, 2009
Jul 02, 2008
Foxfire 2 (Hardcover) (Foxfire)
really liked it
Really interesting. I like that they included diagrams and measurements when they were available. I also liked the mix of instructive or just interest ...more
Jan 13, 2013
Jan 13, 2013
The God Delusion
really liked it
I'm listening to this as an audiobook and so far I'm not real impressed. I guess I just don't think that atheists are that persecuted - at least not i ...more
Mar 18, 2009
Mar 06, 2008
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
it was ok
I enjoy vampire romances - and other specimens of books with vampire characters. I like YA fiction. Just not this one - on either account. Blech. Bell ...more
Feb 17, 2009
May 28, 2008
Read This Next: 500 of the Best Books You'll Ever Read
liked it
Taking a look at this partially because I like books like this one. Also need some ideas for the Book Group for next year. I like the sometimes seriou ...more
Nov 18, 2010
Nov 18, 2010
A Room of One's Own / Three Guineas
it was amazing
I have wanted to read this non-fiction work by Virginia Woolf for about 10-15 years now, but finally just did it! I wish I'd read it earlier, as I thi ...more
Feb 2006
Jan 14, 2008
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