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The Last Song
My secret santa gave it to me, and I felt bad not reading it. It was formulaic Nicholas Sparks. The characters were stereotypical, the dialogue was ch...more
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Dec 26, 2009
Water for Elephants
I really really really really enjoyed this book. I honestly could not put it down. Despite some bad language and 2 or 3 awkward scenes about sex, and...more
Mar 30, 2008
Mar 20, 2008
The Psychology of Harry Potter: An Unauthorized Examination of the Boy Who Lived
I found most of it very interesting to read, probably more for the psychology than its connection to Harry Potter (although the connections were kind...more
Jan 15, 2009
Dec 25, 2008
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
There were some moments when I learned something interesting relating to psychology. However, few of those new things were related to music. As a musi...more
Mar 24, 2010
Dec 27, 2009
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
I actually grew to hate this book. Bella was so irritating and whiny. I miss the Bella from the first book, who was clever and interesting. Now she's...more
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Mar 20, 2008
Selected Poems
I love it. I read it constantly. Absolutely beautiful. E.E. Cummings is definitely my favorite poet.

Favorite poems from this collection:
who are you,li...more
Aug 19, 2009
Nov 02, 2008
The House at Pooh Corner
Even better than Winnie-the-pooh.
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Jul 21, 2009
Little Bee
3.5 stars. I enjoyed this book, but i did think the summary on the back made it seem better than it was. fast read.
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Aug 25, 2011
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
I don't have a problem with long books, but this one did get kind of boring. Jacob's book was the best part of the book, and the beginning of Bella's...more
Aug 10, 2008
May 04, 2008
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
Wish it had been longer..
Jan 06, 2009
Dec 30, 2008
Nineteen Minutes
This book was absolutely amazing. It was so gripping and I could NOT put it down, which was kind of problem, since I was reading it in school (probabl...more
May 29, 2008
Mar 20, 2008
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
The beginning drags a bit. I enjoyed it more this time around, although I couldn't say why. For some reason Harry's whining and Umbridge's antics both...more
Mar 14, 2010
Mar 18, 2008
I just reread this book and I'm not going to lie. I did cry. If you have had or know someone who has had experiences like this, you will probably be v...more
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Apr 07, 2008
Half Broke Horses
I liked this much better than Glass Castle. For some reason, the story was more compelling. Definitely recommend!
Dec 06, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
Mirror Mirror
I love this book. It's definitely my fave by Gregory Maguire. It didn't take the story and flip it around to make the witch seem good or anything. It...more
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Mar 22, 2008
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
This was probably my least favorite of all 7. The plot just wasn't compelling to me at all. Yes, it was well written and interesting, as are all of J....more
Feb 28, 2010
Mar 18, 2008
Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
I love this book so much. It reminds me of my now deceased crazy dog and his many interesting antics. I cried hysterically at the end, but it was all...more
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Mar 22, 2008
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
I read this book expecting it to be OK. I don't love science fiction. However, this book was HILARIOUS. I absolutely love it - it's one of the funnies...more
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Apr 14, 2008
Memoirs of a Geisha
I loved this book, and I couldn't decide whether to give it 4 or 5 stars, so I just gave it 5. There were a few parts that dragged on a little, but it...more
Jun 28, 2008
May 30, 2008
I didn't expect to like this book as much as I did. The first half or even three quarters went by like a dream. It was amazing and I actually wished i...more
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Mar 18, 2008
Why I Wake Early
Mary Oliver confuses me. Sometimes she has these beautiful, profound poems ("Bone", "The Summer Day"), and then sometimes her poetry is just.. terribl...more
Dec 19, 2008
Aug 23, 2008
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
A little hard to get into, but once you do, it's completely worth it. I'd advise getting the abridged version, just to skip over the 50 or so page des...more
Nov 23, 2009
Jul 31, 2008
The Prophecy of the Stones
Noooot as good as I remembered. The whole part with Joa and that most of the book was a dream made it feel weak to me. The dialogue was crazy unnatura...more
Jul 16, 2008
Jun 03, 2008
PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives (PostSecret)
I LOVE POSTSECRET. Some of the secrets are funny, some are sweet, some are cute, some are heartbreaking, some are shocking, but all are worth reading....more
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May 08, 2008
Inkheart (Inkworld, #1)
I haven't read this book in years, but I remember absolutely loving it. The story was so creative, and even though the book was long (for a 5th grader...more
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Mar 23, 2008
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
This book is magical, regardless of some grammatically awkward sentences. Every time I read it, I wish it was real - the mark of a truly fantastic boo...more
Feb 13, 2010
Mar 18, 2008
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
Lurve lurve lurve it. You can't put it down. I stand by what I said before - when a book makes me wish it was real, it is obviously a fantastic book.
Mar 04, 2010
Mar 18, 2008
Chasing Redbird
I love this book! It was my favorite when I was younger, but honestly, I still love it. It's a quick and easy but definitely lovable read.
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Apr 14, 2008
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Hard book to rate because parts were so good and parts dragged on/were really boring. Overall I would recommend it though.
Aug 19, 2012
Dec 22, 2008
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2)
This will always be one of my favorites of the series. I have no idea why I like it so much.. but I do.
Feb 20, 2010
Mar 18, 2008
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