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How to Get Rich
4.19
liked it
A how-to-get-rich book written by a millionaire poet. Interesting stuff.

"Rich enough to live where you want, to go where you want, to do what you want
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Nov 2014
Nov 07, 2014
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.90
it was amazing
Strong female characters. Funny. Smart.

"My heart was racing, not the bad kind of heart racing, like, I'm going to die. But the good kind of heart rac
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not set
Jul 24, 2014
 
A Window to Heaven: When Children See Life in Death
4.15
liked it
I had this near death experience phase when I was in my early teens. I loved this book, it's about children who've seen angels and whatnot. Very uplif ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2008
 
Hope for the Flowers
4.33
liked it
Another preteen purchase, simply b/c it had a big butterfly on the cover (I was really into butterflies). Anyhoo, it's grown with me and gave me hope ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2008
 
Long Walk to Freedom
4.31
it was amazing
Excellent perspective of how this country has been changed in the past 50 years. Also, you really get to know Nelson Mandela and now I see exactly wha ...more
Apr 16, 2008
Jan 15, 2008
 
Fifth Chinese Daughter
3.74
really liked it
What I liked best about this book is that I chose it by its cover and it turned out to be an excellent read. I also loved googling the author and find ...more
Feb 11, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
Connie Benton, Reporter
4.25
really liked it
Loved to see the words "gee golly" and the strong young female character in a book written in the 1940s. I'm going to have to find the other books in ...more
May 13, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
Anne Marguerite
3.00
liked it
Whoa. This book went from being a light-hearted tale of a young French schoolgirl to something quite different. Interesting read and a unique take on ...more
Feb 25, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story of a Forgotten War
4.04
really liked it
Eye opening in many ways. Interesting way of telling the story. I loved the objectiveness of the author in spite of having served in the Israeli army.
Jun 25, 2017
Jun 26, 2017
 
How the Government Got in Your Backyard: Superweeds, Frankenfoods, Lawn Wars, and the (Nonpartisan) Truth About Environmental Policies
3.37
really liked it
Excellent reference book if you're interested in reading both sides of certain highly politicized arguments such as GMOs, organic food, pesticides, et ...more
not set
Apr 03, 2014
 
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
3.89
really liked it
Excellent. Although the author was maybe a bit more intrusive into Knight's life than he needed to be.
Jul 20, 2017
Jul 22, 2017
 
Love the Home You Have
3.55
really liked it
A motivational book for people in cluttered/dirty houses. Who knew such a thing existed.
not set
Oct 22, 2015
 
Lunch Wars: How to Start a School Food Revolution and Win the Battle for Our Children's Health
3.44
really liked it
TONS of info on why and how to go about creating a food revolution in your school.
not set
Apr 03, 2014
 
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs,  and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers
3.88
liked it
Really interesting info but just a bit too much of it. The title is a tad misleading.
not set
Mar 27, 2015
 
Mean Moms Rule: Why Doing the Hard Stuff Now Creates Good Kids Later
3.68
really liked it
Great down-to-earth advice presented in a real way. Funny, too.
not set
May 23, 2014
 
This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike.
3.66
it was ok
Meh. Not enough humor for me and way too much advice.
not set
Apr 10, 2015
 
The E-Myth Revisted/ The E-Myth Mastery
4.13
liked it
Good. Very poetic writing for a business book.
not set
Jun 20, 2014
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.17
liked it
Tons of info...almost too much.
not set
Jan 24, 2014
 
The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You
3.90
really liked it
Very cool.
not set
Oct 22, 2015
 
Why Not Me?
3.89
liked it
Cute quick read.
Mar 2016
Apr 07, 2016
 
The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined
4.30
Partially read.
not set
Jan 30, 2014
 
All Men are Afraid
4.38
it was amazing
Brilliant.
not set
Aug 12, 2014
 
The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels, and the Business of AIDS
4.11
liked it
A ton of information. Well written. There are some great one-liners. Just too much information.
May 2015
Apr 27, 2015
 
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
3.98
liked it
Lots of good info. The author really delves into each topic.
not set
Jan 07, 2014
 
Brazen Ecstasy (Gray Eagle, #4)
4.23
it was ok
Yeah, I read a trashy novel, everyone should read one just once, just to know what they're all about. And let me say to all you old ladies who devour ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 15, 2008
 
Possible Side Effects
3.97
really liked it
Funny, sad and at times uncomfortable to read.
not set
Mar 26, 2015
 
Found: The Best Lost, Tossed, and Forgotten Items from Around the World
4.01
it was amazing
I love that this guy found a great way to present found items, little glimpses into people's lives, things that you find and want to keep and share, b ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2008
 
#GIRLBOSS
3.71
really liked it
Interesting. In addition to how she got started, she also covers how school wasn't for her.
not set
Oct 09, 2014
 
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
3.83
it was amazing
Very well written and researched and funny. The best combination.
Sep 25, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
 
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
3.92
it was ok
I want this book to be so much better than it actually is. I've read it twice...almost. I don't think I've ever actually finished it. Until I read it ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2008
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