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Autobiography of a Fat Bride : True Tales of a Pretend Adulthood
Autobiography of a Fat Bride : True Tales of a Pretend Adulthood
Author: Laurie Notaro
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004
Helpful Score: 4


This autobiography gives us an inside look at a woman searching for her own destiny. She struggles in transition from the party girl who then gets married, and then finds that life is really full of challenges! A funny read.


The Beach House
The Beach House
Author: James Patterson, Peter De Jonge
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/18/2005
Helpful Score: 2


The story was a quick read and typical of this author. The ending was very unusual and not expected.


Call to Treason (Tom Clancy's Op Center, Bk 11)
Call to Treason (Tom Clancy's Op Center, Bk 11)
Author: Tom Clancy, Steve R. Pieczenik, Jeff Rovin
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004
Helpful Score: 2


If you like Tom Clancy\'s books, then you will enjoy this one as well. General Mike Rodgers is back in the middle of the politics behind the scenes of Congress and the military.


A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
Author: Anthony Burgess
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004


Another classic. I had not read this one in a while and was glad to read it again. A social pathology study from 1963 where criminals take over the future.


Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain
Author: Charles Frazier
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004


Trust me on this one. The book is way better than the movie. It was great to learn about the Civil War from the perspective of a woman and the difficulties of living in that time.


The Deep End of the Ocean
The Deep End of the Ocean
Author: Jacquelyn Mitchard
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004
Helpful Score: 9


A mother loses her 3 year old son in a hotel lobby and their ordinary life is changed forever. As a parent, it really makes you think about things...


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Author: Alfred Lansing
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 78
Review Date: 6/21/2010
Helpful Score: 2


This is a wonderful book about courage, hardship, destiny and defying the odds. An incredible adventure that will keep you turning page after page. And the best part? It is a true story. This book is one of my all time favorites. Read it and enjoy.


The Enemy Within (Mission Earth, Vol 3)
The Enemy Within (Mission Earth, Vol 3)
Author: L. Ron Hubbard
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/4/2004
Helpful Score: 1


Another one in the series with an interstellar plot that moves along at a good clip.


The Fire Dream
The Fire Dream
Author: Franklin Allen Leib
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 7/28/2004
Helpful Score: 5


I think that this is a great book on Vietnam and the individuals who served.


A Frolic of His Own
A Frolic of His Own
Author: William Gaddis
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004
Helpful Score: 4


You really have to be in the mood to read this one and appreciate a very dry wit. A fresh look at the culture of America and the characters that make up our country.


Gorky Park (Arkady Renko, Bk 1)
Gorky Park (Arkady Renko, Bk 1)
Author: Martin Cruz Smith
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/5/2004
Helpful Score: 2


Three murders in Moscow have put the homicide investigator(Renko)onto a twisty road of power, corruption, mystery and intrigue. A well written book.


The Hours
The Hours
Author: Michael Cunningham
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004
Helpful Score: 3


This book is a Pulitzer Prize winner and a great read. The story of 3 women envelope you during this read. I felt real empathy for the characters and could relate to many of the feelings so eloquently expressed in the book. A great opportunity to reflect on our own lives.


Ignorance is No Defense: A Teenager's Guide to Georgia Law
Ignorance is No Defense: A Teenager's Guide to Georgia Law
Author: J.Tom Morgan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/12/2013
Helpful Score: 1


This is a great book for any parent or teenager who lives in the State of Georgia. If you have teenagers and are concerned about the types of issues that they face in these times, then this book is a must read. The issues discussed were interesting and insightful.


In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
Review Date: 8/6/2010
Helpful Score: 1


Great book! I highly recommend this book. A true story of one of the most tragic events of WWII. A real test of human courage and spirit.


Labyrinth
Labyrinth
Author: Mark T. Sullivan
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/4/2004
Helpful Score: 2


A very interesting story with a lot of action and twists in the story. A good thriller.


Last Run
Last Run
Author: Leonard B. Scott
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/18/2005
Helpful Score: 1


If you like the Vietnam war stories, this one covers the view from threee perspectives - the soldier, his girl, and the commanders who must send the troops into harms way.


The Liars' Club
The Liars' Club
Author: Mary Karr
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004


A classic. If you have not read this one, you should.


Life Expectancy
Life Expectancy
Author: Dean Koontz
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/27/2006


Good read. Kept me going and interesting until the end.


Men Are Like Waffles -  Women Are Like Spaghetti
Men Are Like Waffles - Women Are Like Spaghetti
Author: Pam Farrel, Bill Farrel
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004
Helpful Score: 3


Men and women know that they are different. So why not have a few more laughs in this series about relationships and learn something along the way.


A Place of Hiding (Inspector Lynley, Bk 12)
A Place of Hiding (Inspector Lynley, Bk 12)
Author: Elizabeth George
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/6/2004
Helpful Score: 1


For a long flight or vacation, this book is great. A fine mystery starting with a murder in the current day with ties back to WWII and the German occupation of the island of Guernsey.


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