Meags' Books

Thoughts on the books I've read.

Today
July
23
2013
28
reviewed:
This book is what I love about Jodi Picoult. I have read a large selection of her work, and I think this book by far is the b...
The Storyteller - Jodi Picoult
2013
21
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2013
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2013
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2013
29
reviewed: Equilateral: A Novel
This book was a boring waste of time. I'm glad it was short. I got the recommendation off of NPR and I can't help but feel th...
Equilateral: A Novel -
finished reading:
2013
22
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2013
21
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I only read the beginning chapters of this book, the part that pertains to children from birth to age 4. But from what I read...
Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid They'd Ask): The Secrets to Surviving Your Child's Sexual Development from Birth to the Teens - Justin Richardson, Mark A. Schuster
finished reading:
2013
03
reviewed: The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Gentle Ways to Stop Bedtime Battles and Improve Your Child's Sleep
This book is excellent if you have never googled "toddler sleep" before in your life. For everyone else, it just kind of orga...
The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers:  Gentle Ways to Stop Bedtime Battles and Improve Your Child's Sleep - Elizabeth Pantley
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2013
2
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2013
26
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I really enjoyed this book, not because I'd seen every movie, but because it's interesting to think about the real life stori...
Based on a True Story: Fact and Fantasy in 100 Favorite Movies - 'Jonathan Vankin',  'John Whalen'
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2013
28
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2013
13
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This book was really good -- for parents of older kids. I skipped a bunch of sections, stuff like going to school isn't going...
Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic - Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
finished reading:
2013
07
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I was really disappointed with this book. I had started by recommending it wholeheartedly, as I was reading it. It was intere...
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
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2013
21
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2013
19
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2013
05
reviewed: The Pact: A Love Story
I keep waffling on how I feel about Jodi Picoult's books. I enjoyed Nineteen Minutes, Perfect Match, and Picture Perfect. The...
The Pact: A Love Story -
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2013
31
reviewed: Then Came You
I used to love Jennifer Weiner. I adored "In Her Shoes" and "Good In Bed" and even "Goodnight Nobody", although it wasn't as ...
Then Came You - Jennifer Weiner
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2013
30
reviewed:
This was a pretty good book, but it has some serious problems. A lot of the events that moved the plot along were really conv...
Matched - Ally Condie
finished reading:
2013
25
reviewed: How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
This book was pretty interesting, but it was structured weird. It was basically four stories, one about KIPP and other charte...
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character -
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2013
21
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This book was pretty interesting from a story point of view, but honestly it was way too long and kept repeating certain poin...
Unplanned - Abby Johnson, Cindy Lambert
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2013
14
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2013
3
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2013
22
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I watched the Hunger Games movie first, and then decided to listen to the trilogy after repeatedly hearing how fantastic it w...
Mockingjay - Collins Suzanne
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2013
13
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2013
5
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2013
31
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2013
29
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2013
6
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2012
9
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2012
02
reviewed: The Happiest Toddler on the Block: The New Way to Stop the Daily Battle of Wills and Raise a Secure and Well-Behaved One- to Four-Year-Old
Like many of the other reviewers, I found Dr Karp's first book helpful but this one? Not so much. But for different reasons. ...
The Happiest Toddler on the Block: The New Way to Stop the Daily Battle of Wills and Raise a Secure and Well-Behaved One- to Four-Year-Old - Harvey Karp, Paula Spencer
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2012
01
reviewed:
I forced myself to finish this. It was pretty boring. The writing was just too meh, and I wasn't really interested in the non...
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
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