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What would Junie B. Jones do?
4.70
While I liked the message behind this short story (be nice to elders, help your neighbors, don't pass on gossip), I'm not quite sure to what audience...more
Mar 14, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
 
Love Me If You Must (Patricia Amble #1)
3.40
Where to start? Another Christian fiction title masquerading as not. These things pop up on the free Kindle book list faster than chicken pox on a fiv...more
Mar 10, 2011
Mar 09, 2011
 
Celia and the Fairies
3.57
Adorable! Celia's grandmother has moved in with her family, but her parents warn Celia not to listen to Grandma's stories about fairies because they a...more
Mar 15, 2011
Mar 15, 2011
 
Girls to the Rescue, #1
3.85
I loved these fairy tales!! There aren't any weak girls or women in these stories. All of the stories are centered upon smart, kind, resourceful, cour...more
Mar 25, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
 
Bossypants
3.92
Hilarious. Feminist. Tina Fey. That's all that really needs to be said. Mainly musings on her life and funny stories from childhood to the present. Al...more
Apr 25, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
Summer At Willow Lake (Lakeshore Chronicles, #1)
3.93
This review covers all of the books in the Willow Lake series. First off, great marketing ploy to offer the first for free on the Kindle. Worked lie a...more
Feb 20, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
 
The Survivors (The Survivors, #1)
3.73
Sadie is immortal, but she doesn't like it. The elders of her family were accused witches during the Salem Witch Trials and were exiled from the commu...more
Apr 12, 2011
Mar 17, 2011
 
The Last Girls
3.28
I wanted to like this. I liked the premise a d I wanted to enjoy a book that so many others did not. Alas, it was not to be.

Like the other reviewers,...more
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 13, 2013
 
Idol Dreams
2.50
I didn't really get this. Maybe I'm too old, maybe I'm not. I'm not sure. The setting is ambiguous and there are hints as to what the world these two...more
Jan 04, 2013
Jan 03, 2013
 
Diary of a Mad Fat Girl
3.50
I thought this was funny, a little over-the-top, but amusing and entertaining nonetheless. I was first a little put off by the main chracter, Ace. She...more
Mar 31, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
A Chance for Charity (The Immortal Ones, #1)
3.62
Emily, along with her aunt and uncle, has just moved to Telluride, CO. She's the new girl in town, but it's not the first time. Her name is really Cha...more
Apr 29, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
 
A Boy I Once Knew: What a Teacher Learned from her Student
3.63
I didn't love this. I guess I was hoping for...more. The premise is interesting -- a teacher receieves a box of diaries from a student she hasn't seen...more
Jan 02, 2013
Dec 30, 2012
 
World of Shell and Bone (Glimpsing Stars, #1)
3.47
I'm halfway between three and four stars for this, but bumping it up to four. I really liked the gender issues addressed in this novel -- however they...more
May 23, 2013
May 25, 2013
 
Feed
3.55
My favorite professor in college kept talking about this book and how scary it is. Boy, was she right. It's set sometime in the distant future and eve...more
Mar 17, 2011
Aug 06, 2008
 
Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch
2.90
The title pretty much says it all: a memoir about growing up in a catholic orphanage. The nuns, indeed, were horrible; at least most of them were in S...more
Sep 28, 2010
Sep 20, 2010
 
The Marble Queen
3.71
Freedom Jane is spunky. She is not ladylike. Fifth grade is harder than fourth grade and nothing she does can please her mama. The only thing Freedom...more
Jan 03, 2013
Dec 30, 2012
 
Don't Ever Change
2.82
I loved the premise of this short story -- a woman returns to her high school 23 years after she graduates to find Adam, a fellow classmate. Only Adam...more
May 30, 2011
May 29, 2011
 
Kisses for Tati
4.00
Tati has a very simple life that she has grown accustomed to. She works as a cashier at the local grocery store and the most important person in her l...more
Jan 07, 2013
Jan 07, 2013
 
My Link in Time (The Immortal Ones, #2)
4.08
The continuation of A Chance for Charity finds Charity about to marry her soulmate. They've already been through a lot of danger and changes, but now...more
May 02, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
 
Secret Street (The Secret Street Saga, #1)
3.80
I want to give this four stars, but I can't bring myself to do it because it ends so abrubtly. Understandable, since it's the first installment in a s...more
Jan 04, 2013
Dec 31, 2012
 
Memoirs of a Vending Machine
2.44
Interesting, yet kind of strange short story. Mike has just arrived in Japan to teach English and almost immediately gets lost. The story follows Mike...more
May 24, 2011
May 24, 2011
 
Remedial Magic (Faeriewalker, #0.5)
3.47
From this day on, I will never look at teddy bears the same way again. In fact, they will probably frequent my nightmares.

Short story that apparently...more
Mar 29, 2011
Mar 29, 2011
 
DEAD[ish] (DEAD[ish] #1)
2.84
I wanted to like this more than I did. It's a cute, yet vulgar and odd short story about a female ghost trying to find her body after her boyfriend ac...more
Sep 19, 2010
Sep 20, 2010
 
Makeovers at the Beauty Counter of Happiness
3.37
This was short and cute with a simple lesson: love yourself the way you are. Beckerman spends half the book writing about her obsession with her looks...more
Jan 03, 2013
Dec 30, 2012
 
Marrying Out of Money
3.07
I didn't emjoy this as much as the last Schmidt book I read. It wasn't as funny, but still pretty entertaining. Lou's mother's butchering of the Engli...more
May 09, 2011
May 05, 2011
 
Not A Match: My True Tales of Online Dating Disasters
3.24
I haven't been on 100 online first dates, but I have had 21. These stories are mine as well as his and everyone who's ever had an uncomfortable online...more
Feb 20, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
 
The Most Beautiful Woman
1.50
This didn't really "wow" me -- same re-told story of a smart, yet unattractive woman whose only desire is to be beautiful because she thinks it will b...more
Mar 14, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
 
Easily Amused
3.16
Cute, yet predictable chick-lit. Despite all her flaws, I did like the protaganist, Lola. She's a little whiny and self-centered and naive, but what t...more
Mar 28, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
 
Glimpse (Zellie Wells, #1)
3.60
I think I'd give this 2 1/2 stars, but I'll round it up to 3. I can't really put my finger on why, but I liked this book and didn't like it. I liked t...more
Apr 02, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
The Mermaid Princess
3.24
The story was great and it could have been a terrific book; but the awful grammatical errors and incomplete sentences wouldn't allow me to get lost in...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
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