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The Rain Before it Falls
3.59
This book was fabulous. I picked it up in the new releases section figuring it'd be halfway decent, and I ended up loving it. It is narrated by a (now ...more
Jan 22, 2009
Jan 19, 2009
 
Foe
3.46
I was having a great time reading this book until the protagonist got to the letter-writing bit, when I wanted to smash her in the face. Since I can't ...more
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 24, 2011
 
A Visit from the Goon Squad
3.63
Overall an enjoyable, quick read. Loved some characters more than others, which is always the case, but where was the plot? And the 20+ pages of power ...more
Nov 24, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
 
Mathilda Savitch
3.15
Thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was an easy, engrossing read written from the perspective of a tween. It was half hilarious (laugh out loud, truly) a ...more
Jan 14, 2010
Jan 02, 2010
 
The Elephant Keeper
3.38
This was a 'couldn't put it down' book for me.
Sep 09, 2010
Aug 24, 2010
 
A Dog's Purpose
4.32
Anyone who loves dogs should read this book.
Apr 20, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
 
Peyton Place
3.70
Quit about halfway through. BORING!!!
Feb 03, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
The Long Song
3.61
Took me two tries before I actually read the whole thing. Would have given it 4 stars if the author had skipped all the "dear reader" interludes, whic ...more
Oct 07, 2010
Aug 24, 2010
 
The Night Birds
4.02
Really enjoyed this book from start to finish, though just as a warning, it is very graphic with depictions of the conflicts between settlers and Nati ...more
Dec 29, 2009
Apr 17, 2008
 
The Glass Castle
4.21
I adore this book! The author's childhood was no doubt a very difficult experience. This book could have been depressing, but it wasn't! I found her s ...more
Jan 14, 2009
Apr 15, 2008
 
A Box of Matches
3.67
Very odd and a little boring, but for some reason, I bothered to finish it. Some astute observations and a little humor, but man, this guy is a depres ...more
Oct 09, 2011
Mar 01, 2011
 
Bridge of Sighs
3.76
A great story, but about 300 pages too long. Meanders to the finish. One of those books you're enjoying but get sick of because it just takes too long ...more
Oct 14, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
Mudbound
3.99
Really, really enjoyed reading this book. Solid, natural writing with a plot you can't wait to see to the finish.
Dec 29, 2011
Jul 07, 2008
 
The Hindi-Bindi Club
3.45
Awful, awful, awful. Chic lit at its worst. This author never learned how to show instead of tell.
Jan 17, 2009
Apr 15, 2008
 
Snowdrops
3.25
Loved this book. Read it in one night; just needed to know what happened! Nice take on a modern noir.
Feb 13, 2012
Dec 12, 2011
 
The Book of Lost Things
3.98
4.5 stars; would love to give it 5 but I found the end a little rushed.
Jan 23, 2012
Apr 17, 2008
 
Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey
3.69
What a snoozer! I stuck with it until about halfway and then gave up.
not set
Aug 22, 2008
 
Mr. Chartwell
3.37
Wanted to give 4.5. Very strange but totally engrossing. Quick read, too.
not set
Feb 16, 2011
 
Closing Time
3.45
I kept asking myself,"why am I still reading this terrible book?"
Jul 24, 2012
Mar 07, 2011
 
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
3.16
Loved this book until the end, where it kind of fell apart.
Apr 17, 2011
May 27, 2010
 
Emily, Alone
3.65
I have one thing to say about this book: Zzzzzzzzz
Sep 2011
Mar 01, 2011
 
Sag Harbor
3.34
Overly precious. Trying too hard.
not set
Mar 07, 2011
 
Manhood for Amateurs
3.73
Self-important and boring.
Sep 17, 2010
Oct 16, 2009
 
The Age of Miracles
3.64
None
not set
Feb 22, 2012
 
Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
4.09
None
not set
Apr 15, 2008
 
The Namesake
3.93
None
not set
Apr 15, 2008
 
10 Conversations You Need to Have with Your Children
3.84
None
not set
Jun 04, 2013
 
Orville: A Dog Story
4.03
None
not set
Feb 12, 2009
 
A Girl Named Zippy
3.78
None
not set
Apr 14, 2008
 
The Outsider
4.11
None
not set
Feb 23, 2009
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