Hairstylist Carrie White can tell a story. And that’s a great thing, given she’s treading on familiar ground with an addiction memoir. White shot to fame as a celebrity hairstylist in her early 20s, and has amassed an amazing client list over the years, from Elizabeth Taylor to Sandra Bullock. From the first page, White plants you into her life—for better or worse, as she details sexual abuse, neglect and multiple addictions. It moves fast, mixing just the right amount of A-list gossip with…

Hairstylist Carrie White can tell a story. And that’s a great thing, given she’s treading on familiar ground with an addiction memoir. White shot to fame as a celebrity hairstylist in her early 20s, and has amassed an amazing client list over the years, from Elizabeth Taylor to Sandra Bullock. From the first page, White plants you into her life—for better or worse, as she details sexual abuse, neglect and multiple addictions. It moves fast, mixing just the right amount of A-list gossip with…

The Roots of the Olive Tree: Book summary and reviews of The Roots of the Olive Tree by Courtney Miller Santo

The Roots of the Olive Tree: Book summary and reviews of The Roots of the Olive Tree by Courtney Miller Santo

Beautifully written and thrillingly argued, The Omnivore’s Dilemma promises to change the way we think about the politics and pleasure of eating. For anyone who reads it, dinner will never again look, or taste, quite the same.

Beautifully written and thrillingly argued, The Omnivore’s Dilemma promises to change the way we think about the politics and pleasure of eating. For anyone who reads it, dinner will never again look, or taste, quite the same.

I just finished this book at 4 am this morning, and I already want to read it again. The thing about this book is that there is so much depth, so much reality, and so much genius. This is one of the most compelling books that I have read in a long time. I found myself smiling at Death's truth, and then catching myself. I can tell you one thing about this book with complete certainty...it is about more than simply a girl who steals books.

I just finished this book at 4 am this morning, and I already want to read it again. The thing about this book is that there is so much depth, so much reality, and so much genius. This is one of the most compelling books that I have read in a long time. I found myself smiling at Death's truth, and then catching myself. I can tell you one thing about this book with complete certainty...it is about more than simply a girl who steals books.

September 2011 some interesting historical background on Alexander the Great possibly suffering from post traumatic stress syndrome aka combat fatigue.

September 2011 some interesting historical background on Alexander the Great possibly suffering from post traumatic stress syndrome aka combat fatigue.

Catherine McKenzie breaks your heart in this story of two grief-stricken women mourning the same man. HIDDEN’s complex grace and page-turning sympathy left me satisfied through very the last page -- Randy Susan Meyers, bestselling author of The Murderer's Daughters and The Comfort of Lies..

Catherine McKenzie breaks your heart in this story of two grief-stricken women mourning the same man. HIDDEN’s complex grace and page-turning sympathy left me satisfied through very the last page -- Randy Susan Meyers, bestselling author of The Murderer's Daughters and The Comfort of Lies..

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