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Currently reading

The Wisdom of No Escape: And the Path of Loving-Kindness
Pema Chödrön
River of Smoke: A Novel
Amitav Ghosh
Alif the Unseen
G. Willow Wilson
Half of a Yellow Sun
Taoist Qigong for Health and Vitality: A Complete Program of Movement, Meditation, and Healing Sounds
Sea of Poppies
Amitav Ghosh
AyurVeda: The Science of Self-Healing
Medicine Buddha Teachings
Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: The Spiritual Classic and International Bestseller
The Fault in Our Stars
John Green
Today
July
23
May 2013
07
updated shelf
May 2013
06
currently reading
January 2013
21
reviewed: The Year of the Flood
Having a hard time knowing how to take this book.This is the second book of the MaddAddam trilogy (and I just noticed that is...
The Year of the Flood -
January 2013
18
reviewed: Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel
Abandoned and forsaken.I tried going back to reading this today. It made me feel worse than I had remembered.This is a book t...
Super Sad True Love Story - Gary Shteyngart
finished reading:
finished reading:
November 2012
22
finished reading:
November 2012
21
reviewed: Neuromancer. Roman.
I am of two very different minds on this after this reread.When I first read it nearly 25 years ago, it was one of those book...
Neuromancer (Sprawl Trilogy, #1) - William Gibson, Reinhard Heinz
finished reading:
November 2012
16
reviewed: Tell the Wolves I'm Home
This book is simply put: Amazing.I finished it last week, but a day has not gone by without me thinking about it and wanting ...
Tell the Wolves I'm Home -
finished reading:
November 2012
13
reviewed: The Other Side of the Island
This started off quite promising, but ended with far more sputter than luster.When I noticed I was 3/4ths of the way done, I ...
The Other Side of the Island - Allegra Goodman
finished reading:
October 2012
30
reviewed: Salvation City
This was really disappointing. I loved the idea of dystopic fiction in an evangelical community. It would seem to add layers ...
Salvation City - Sigrid Nunez
October 2012
08
reviewed: Vinegar into Honey: Seven Steps to Understanding and Transforming Anger, Agression, and Violence
At some point when I was reading this I realized that this was a self-help book. I may or may not have shuttered a lot upon t...
Vinegar into Honey: Seven Steps to Understanding and Transforming Anger, Agression, and Violence -
finished reading:
September 2012
18
reviewed: Among Others
What a fantastic love letter this is to those who grew up loving books far more than the people who populated the tiny ripple...
Among Others - Jo Walton
finished reading:
September 2012
01
reviewed: Shards of Honor (Vorkosigan Saga, #1)
This was far better than I expected it to be. As previously mentioned the cover is crapity crap crap and does not leave one w...
Shards of Honor (Vorkosigan Saga, #1) - Lois McMaster Bujold
finished reading:
August 2012
30
reviewed: Grace and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber
It is right there in the title, you know it is coming, Treya's death. You are pretty sure you will be ready for it, but it hi...
Grace and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber -
finished reading:
August 2012
29
reviewed: Open City: A Novel
Not gonna lie, I really wanted to like this more.Julius, the narrator, takes detachment to a whole other level. He makes Paul...
Open City: A Novel - Teju Cole
finished reading:
August 2012
03
reviewed: Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing
Some books fall into your hands at the exact right moment. This sure did.Even a year ago, I would have easily been turned off...
Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing -
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