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Bound on Earth
3.79
I loved this book. Comprised of multi-generational vignettes, each character faced unique, and yet quite common, struggles. When I picked this book up...more
Jan 2009
Jul 01, 2009
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
4.03
Non fiction is not my favorite and I would only embarrass myself if I admitted how many non-fiction books I have actually read all the way through. If...more
Jul 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
Band of Sisters  (Band Of Sisters, #1)
3.88
This was a new genre for Annette Lyon, she's been writing historical LDS fiction for several years, but all the great things about her writing worked...more
not set
Jun 22, 2011
 
In The Company of Angels
4.06
This is one of my all time favorite novels I have ever read. So well written, so honest and so faith affirming in ways I'd have never expected. Absolu...more
Jan 2010
Jul 09, 2010
 
Lemon Tart (A Culinary Mystery, #1)
3.65
This is my first book in the Sadie Hoffmiller Culinary Mystery series. When Sadie's neighbor is found murdered while a lemon tart bakes in her oven, S...more
Jan 2009
Jul 01, 2009
 
Cross My Heart
3.80
This was a great example of how good LDS fiction can be. I loved the story and the characters and felt it was a very fresh story and style. I also lov...more
Jan 2010
Jun 22, 2011
 
Matched (Matched, #1)
3.73
I don't read a lot of dystopian and I put off reading this book because of that. Then, I finally read and loved, loved, loved it. I love the writing,...more
Jun 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
The Glass Castle
4.20
This was an amazing story of an abusive and neglected childhood, very well told. I didn't feel marinated in the ugliness, but I was close enough to it...more
Jan 2010
Jul 09, 2010
 
English Trifle (A Culinary Mystery, #2)
3.64
This is book two in the Sadie Hoffmiller Mystery series. Sadie and Breanna find themselves caught up in a murder investigation in Devonshire England....more
Jan 2009
Jul 01, 2009
 
The Help
4.44
Loved the writing, characters, story, and history lesson. Very well done.
Apr 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
Mrs. Mike
4.12
Fifteen years ago I read a Reader's Digest condensed book about a woman who lives in the Canadian wilderness. Even in condensed form I loved it and I...more
Jan 2007
Apr 20, 2008
 
The Book of Mormon
4.42
I've read this book more than any other book I've ever picked up. It's filled with wisdom, stark reminders of the consequences of choices, and many te...more
not set
Apr 15, 2008
 
Sheep's Clothing
3.85
This is my seventh published novel, my second one published with Deseret Book, and my first non-romance. It's a suspense novel that some of my usual r...more
not set
Apr 15, 2008
 
His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage
4.08
This was probably the first 'marriage self-help' book I ever read and even though an affair is waaaay down the list of what I worry about in my relati...more
Jan 1995
Apr 15, 2008
 
My Not-So-Fairy-Tale Life
3.90
Though this was slated for the YA audience of LDS fiction, and I usually do not like YA, I loved this book. It spoke powerfully about the truth of the...more
Jan 2005
Apr 13, 2008
 
Strength to Endure
4.22
This is a novel that follows the development of WWII from the perspective of characters inside Nazi Germany. I absolutely loved this book and highly r...more
Jan 2005
Apr 14, 2008
 
Devil's Food Cake (A Culinary Mystery, #3)
3.78
This is the third book in the Sadie Hoffmiller culinary mystery series. She's back in Colorado and, once again, in the middle of a murder investigatio...more
not set
Jan 27, 2010
 
Book of a Thousand Days
3.94
This was the first Shannon Hale book I had read, but won't be my last. An intriguing story, well told, fresh voice, gripping and well paced. The entir...more
Jan 2008
Apr 13, 2008
 
These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901
4.36
This book is written in journal form by a girl who is part of the western migration of the late 1800's. It's brilliantly written and a great story. I...more
Jan 2003
Apr 15, 2008
 
What Was I Scared Of?
4.21
This is my favorite Dr. Suess book. I can't tell you why, but I just love it. It's one of the first books I remember reading as a child and I would ju...more
not set
Apr 15, 2008
 
Peace Like a River
3.95
This was an amazing book. So well written, with such a fresh voice, and a powerful message that life is...well, life, full of good and bad and everyth...more
Aug 2007
Apr 13, 2008
 
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
4.32
One of my top Dr. Seuss books of all time, a beautiful message that life is to be lived.
not set
Apr 15, 2008
 
Key Lime Pie (A Culinary Mystery, #4)
3.77
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Mar 20, 2012
 
Olivia (The Newport Ladies Book Club)
3.70
None
Jan 2011
Mar 12, 2012
 
Keys to the Demon Prison (Fablehaven, #5)
4.42
None
Jan 2010
Jul 09, 2010
 
Blackberry Crumble (A Culinary Mystery, #5)
3.86
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not set
Mar 20, 2012
 
Pumpkin Roll (A Culinary Mysteries, #6)
3.85
None
not set
Mar 20, 2012
 
Banana Split (A Culinary Mystery, #7)
3.77
None
not set
Mar 20, 2012
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