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Reviews:
200% of Nothing by A.K. Dewdney
Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
The Cats of Moon Cottage by Marilyn Edwards
The Devil on Horseback by Victoria Holt
Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life by Amy Krause Rosenthal
Far from the Tree by Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant
I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt
I, Fatty by Jerry Stahl
Inca Gold by Clive Cussler
Lamb by Christopher Moore
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiel Hammett Native Tongue by Suzette Haden Elgin
Sabine's Notebook by Nick Bantock
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend Signspotting by Lonely Planet Books
Simplify your Life by Elaine St James
Tales from Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett
Terminal Velocity by Bob Shaw
Typee by Herman Melville
Whizz Kids: Painting & Drawing by Moira Chesmur

Miscellaneous:
F is for Farmers' Market
Family Update
Harriet
Living on Two Hours of Sleep
Settling in as a Family of Four
Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back
Tomorrow
An Update on My Recovery
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5 stars: Completely enjoyable or compelling
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1 star: Did not finish

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Comments for Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life

Encyclopedia Ordinary LifeEncyclopedia of an Ordinary Life: 09/24/06

On days when I'm either ill or sleep deprived I enjoy books without a lot of prose. Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life is just such a book. It is an alphabetical list of thoughts and memories from the Amy Krause Rosenthal's life. Some are tied to significant events but most are just the odd-ball memories.

Here is my BookCrossing review:

Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life is an autobiography in alphabetical order and with illustrations. Amy Krause Rosenthal is six years older than I am so I found myself relating to many of her memories. My husband read some of the book too but found the entries "too ordinary" but it was exactly that ordinariness that so endeared me to the book and the author.

I rated the book a 10 out of 10. I'd like to have more to say about the book but I'm completely exhausted and at a lack of words right now due to sleep deprivation.

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