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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.06
liked it
Ever since reading Memoirs of a Geisha, I've been looking for a book that will let me relive that excitement. So I was hoping that Snow Flower and the ...more
Apr 2007
Jun 14, 2007
 
East of Eden
4.35
it was amazing
This books jumps to the top of my list for being an all time favorite. I was so skeptical picking it up, because I just hated Grapes of Wrath and assu ...more
Jun 12, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
Mary, Called Magdalene
3.87
it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book - I had it on my bookshelf at home for several years, lonely and untouched. It was on the "to read" list and somehow never ...more
May 2007
May 16, 2007
 
The Widow of the South
3.75
liked it
Historical fiction - based on the true story of Carrie McGavock whose plantation home was used as a hospital during the battle of Franklin between the ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 03, 2007
 
Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
3.68
it was ok
I love Alison Weir but I have to say, her fiction did *not* do it for me. This was the first novel I have read from her...I think she would do best to ...more
Jul 2012
Mar 27, 2013
 
American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley - His Battle for Chicago and the Nation
4.08
it was amazing
Sure, I'll give it 5 stars because "it was amazing." Amazing that a bigoted thug like this could run a city for decades. My family is from Chicago, I ...more
Aug 2013
Aug 19, 2013
 
Moloka'i
4.15
liked it
I found this book frustrating because I never thought it delivered on the potential it had. The concept was good - the subject matter of a child depor ...more
Oct 2012
Sep 25, 2012
 
Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt (Christ the Lord, #1)
3.56
liked it
I can only remember reading one Anne Rice novel before and I know I liked it - I think it was the one about the Mayfair Witches.

This book is definitel
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Aug 2007
Jul 26, 2007
 
Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way
3.98
really liked it
Perfect book to investigate having an unmedicated birth the "Bradley Way." I think it's actually better than Dr. Bradley's book itself. Although it co ...more
Nov 2004
Jun 14, 2007
 
The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: A 25 Year Landmark Study
4.18
it was amazing
Read this book. If you're divorced, read it. If you're thinking about getting divorced, read it. If you're the child of divorced parents, read it. If ...more
Sep 24, 2012
Sep 12, 2012
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