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IntrovertedBear

Introverted Bear

Tracking the books I've read.

Currently reading

Atlas Shrugged: (Centennial Edition)
Ayn Rand
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February
05
March 2020
13
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February 2020
4
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January 2020
7
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June 2019
20
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May 2019
05
reviewed: How to Succeed in 12 Months: Creating the Life You Love
Dear author, do not read this review. If are not the author, please continue.This book is dripping in privilege and lacks nua...
How to Succeed in 12 Months: Creating the Life You Love - Serena Star-Leonard
reviewed: The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking
This book is fantastic. A few of these things I had already sussed out for myself as a teenager; existential depression will ...
The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking - Oliver Burkeman
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January 2019
30
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January 2019
19
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September 2018
9
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August 2018
02
reviewed: Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives
I would like to begin by saying that the designer of the jacket did a fantastic job. It's eye catching and also very profound...
Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives - Gary Younge
July 2018
19
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January 2018
27
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January 2018
16
reviewed: Hope and Help for Your Nerves
I picked up this book since Lisa over at The Worry Games recommended it. After reading it, I can see where Lisa got her view ...
Hope and Help for Your Nerves - Claire Weekes
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July 2017
6
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May 2017
21
reviewed: Revising Herself: The Story of Women's Identity from College to Midlife
There isn't a written review of this book yet on Goodreads, so I'll take a crack at it.In Revising Herself, Josselson compile...
Revising Herself: The Story of Women's Identity from College to Midlife - Ruthellen Josselson
finished reading:
March 2017
19
reviewed: Open and Shut
The first time I started this book, I thought it was unengaging, and I gave up after the first few pages. The thing that kill...
Open and Shut - David Rosenfelt
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February 2017
17
reviewed: The Neon Rain
I first must confess that New Iberia is my hometown, and New Iberia also hosted a Dave Robicheaux festival last year, which t...
The Neon Rain - James Lee Burke
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February 2017
12
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January 2017
17
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January 2017
9
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January 2017
06
reviewed: The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response
Back in my junior year of college, one of my teachers was a doctoral student of Armenian decent. Her family, in particular, w...
The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response - Peter Balakian
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December 2016
2
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October 2016
16
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August 2016
18
reviewed: Scarlet
I didn't love this one as much as I loved Cinder. Something about Scarlet seems off-putting. I loved her at first, but then a...
Scarlet - Marissa Meyer
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August 2016
5
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August 2016
4
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July 2016
17
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May 2016
22
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April 2016
11
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March 2016
15
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January 2016
31
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January 2016
10
reviewed: Magic Bites
This was a decent book. Entertaining but not enthralling. I can definitely understand how some people find it boring.The main...
Magic Bites -  Ilona Andrews
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September 2015
13
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August 2015
23
reviewed: Singled Out: How Singles are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After
I didn't enjoy reading this book, especially the first half. DePaulo frequently does use snide remarks, and those detract fro...
Singled Out: How Singles are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After - Bella DePaulo
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August 2015
05
reviewed: Myth of Empowerment: Women and the Therapeutic Culture in America
To begin with, I was expecting a completely different book. I thought I was reading something that would dismantle the world ...
Myth of Empowerment: Women and the Therapeutic Culture in America - Dana Becker
finished reading:
July 2015
29
reviewed: Undercurrents: A Life Beneath the Surface
Memoirs are about someone's experiences, someone's feelings. They can't be contested like pop psychology books or pop history...
Undercurrents: A Life Beneath the Surface - Martha Manning
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July 2015
08
reviewed: Size 14 Is Not Fat Either
Even though I couldn't put down the book, the way Heather relates to other characters, constantly commenting on their body ty...
Size 14 Is Not Fat Either - Meg Cabot
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