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Phyllis B. (seaoftranquillity) - Reviews

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Dave Barry in Cyberspace
Dave Barry in Cyberspace
Author: Dave Barry
Book Type: Audio Cassette
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 10/23/2005


very funny


The Forgotten Half of Change  : Achieving Greater Creativity through Changes in Perception
Review Date: 8/10/2005


This book can help change your percetions about life as well as business.


Galileo's Daughter : A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Galileo's Daughter : A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Author: Dava Sobel
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 217
Review Date: 7/20/2006
Helpful Score: 1


This is fiction but it gives great insight into Galileo life, the church, and the role of women during 17 century.


The God of Small Things
The God of Small Things
Author: Arundhati Roy
Book Type: Audio Cassette
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 13
Review Date: 7/21/2005


The writing is very poetic and listening this book may be better than reading it.


John Glenn(Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
John Glenn(Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
Author: John Glenn, Nick Taylor
Book Type: Audio Cassette
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 8/6/2005


Read by the author, this memoir gives insight into to the his life, the space program and his military and political career.


Ladder of Years
Ladder of Years
Author: Anne Tyler
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 124
Review Date: 1/30/2006


If you have ever thought of just running away from your life you will want to read this book.


Me Talk Pretty One Day
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Author: David Sedaris
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 1916
Review Date: 8/6/2005


Funny.


My Middle-Aged Baby Book: A Record of Milestones, Millstones & Gallstones
Review Date: 7/21/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Fun gag gift for 40th, 50th etc birthday.


Nancy Reagan, the Unauthorized Biography
Nancy Reagan, the Unauthorized Biography
Author: Kitty Kelley
Book Type: Audio Cassette
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 8/6/2005


If you don't like Nancy Reagan you will love this audiobook. I am a liberal Democrat, but it is still hard to believe that she is as bad as this book paints her. It has some unkind words for Ronald also.


A Question of Choice
A Question of Choice
Author: Sarah Weddington
Book Type: Audio Cassette
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 7/21/2005


Interesting info about Roe vs Wade. An issue that may be current again.


Scoop
Scoop
Author: Evelyn Waugh
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/5/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Verry funny.


SeinLanguage
SeinLanguage
Author: Jerry Seinfeld
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 105
Review Date: 1/30/2006


If you like Seinfeld you'll love the book. It is very funny.


There's No Toilet Paper on the Road Less Traveled: The Best of Travel Humor and Misadventure (Travelers' Tales)
Review Date: 8/14/2006
Helpful Score: 1


The stories I liked best were by Bill Bryson. I already have his book that they were exerpted from.


This Year It Will Be Different
This Year It Will Be Different
Author: Maeve Binchy
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 116
Review Date: 11/30/2006


Christmas stories


Undead and Unwed (Queen Betsy, Bk 1)
Undead and Unwed (Queen Betsy, Bk 1)
Author: MaryJanice Davidson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1488
Review Date: 8/4/2006


Funny but very prdictable. I don't think I will be reading the rest of the series.


The Virtues of Aging
The Virtues of Aging
Author: Jimmy Carter, Jimmy Carter
Book Type: Audio Cassette
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 7/21/2005


A lot of sane advice and some insights into the man. It is read by Jimmy Carter.


Waiting for the Barbarians
Waiting for the Barbarians
Author: J. M. Coetzee
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 22
Review Date: 8/14/2006


One man's struggle with what it means to be a civilized man and do the moral thing.


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