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Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)

Before I begin my review, I want to preface it by saying a few things.

I know a lot of people think Dan Brown is a crappy writer who writes crapp
Aug 02, 2011
Aug 03, 2008
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5)
I cried like a little baby. J.K. Rowling really starts taking the series down a darker road in this book. She is so talented at character development, ...more
Dec 27, 2008
Jul 01, 2008
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
Usually I'm not the type of person to just randomly go out to Barnes and Noble and buy a book that I'm not sure I'll enjoy. Something about this book ...more
Aug 09, 2009
Jul 25, 2009
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #2)
Every time I read this wonderful story, it's like catching up with an old friend. I've read this particular Narnia book so many different times, but i ...more
Jul 2008
Jun 30, 2008
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
Okay. I'm doing this differently this time. I never, never, never write a review at night. I usually wait until the morning when my mind is at its cle ...more
Jun 13, 2009
Jun 05, 2009
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
I devoured this book! After hearing only good things about this book, I was still a little hesitant because I didn't know whether I would like the let ...more
Jan 19, 2012
Jul 29, 2008
People of the Wolf (North America's Forgotten Past, #1)
When I picked up this book at the library, my very first thought was, "Oh man, cheap dime store cover...this is going to be so cheesy." And then I tho ...more
Jul 31, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
This is probably the most difficult book review I will ever have to write. I want to recommend this and tell you all to read it. But this book is hard ...more
Mar 18, 2012
Jun 07, 2010
Dark Places
I'm just gonna come right out and say it--this is easily one of the best books I've read this year.

I knew it was going to be as soon as I read the fi
Nov 07, 2011
May 29, 2009
The Red Pony
I was completely blown away by this short novel. Completely. Blown. Away. I'm not going into a lengthy review here, but let me talk about some points. ...more
not set
Sep 25, 2012
Excuse me while I get up on my soapbox. I love Roald Dahl. I always have, and I always will. Although some may disagree with me, I think the most impo ...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jul 22, 2008
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
Even though I already knew what was going to happen, no thanks to a friend who spoiled it for me, that didn't stop the tears from flowing as I read th ...more
Jan 09, 2009
Jul 01, 2008
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
Hello, my name is Jessika, and I am Diana Gabaldon's newest fangirl.

How I am ever going to be able to put my love for this book into words, I have no
Apr 23, 2012
May 24, 2009
Wildwood Dancing (Wildwood, #1)
This, my friends, is how you tell a story!

I've been on a kick of fairytale-related books recently, and this is easily the best of them. I was complet
Jul 30, 2010
Jun 08, 2009
And Then There Were None
I first read this book way back in the eighth grade. I remember my teacher telling us that Christie was a master of the art of writing mysteries. I al ...more
Jul 22, 2010
Jul 29, 2009
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
This was such an excellent read! I'm honestly surprised that Chris Crutcher is not a more prominent name in YA literature because he's one of the bett ...more
Nov 16, 2010
Nov 12, 2010
'Salem's Lot
There is nothing like good old Stephen King to get me through the rest of this semester.

I love diving into his books because I love sinking into his
Apr 21, 2010
Jul 29, 2009
What a fantastic read.

I'm just going to throw this out there and address the elephant in the room right off the bat--you can tell that Joe Hill is hi
Sep 26, 2013
May 01, 2013
The Secret Life of Bees
Let me start off by saying that I now have a much greater appreciation for bees...and strangely enough, I found myself craving and eating honey at var ...more
Jul 25, 2009
Jul 17, 2008
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
This is definitely the most powerful book that I have ever read. Reading this book brought me to tears so many times, and it truly takes a phenomenal ...more
not set
Jul 10, 2008
The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, #7)
This book started out with adventure right from the beginning. I loved the whole Shift/Rishda/Tashlan thing that went on. It was so frustrating, but n ...more
Jul 22, 2008
Jul 21, 2008
Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants
Having my degree in environmental science, when I saw this book up for grabs on NetGalley, I immediately requested it.

Overall, I'd say that I was ple
Jun 18, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
What a beautiful book. Ceremony tells the story of a young man, Tayo, who has returned home after WWII. He goes through intensely physical and emotion ...more
Jan 05, 2010
Jul 29, 2009
The Twilight Zone: The Original Stories
Let me just put this out there: I have never watched any of the Twilight Zone episodes. This book has me so interested now though! I almost can't wait ...more
Nov 17, 2014
Apr 28, 2012
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
This book and I sort of have a weird, but nonetheless wonderful, relationship. I read this book twice as a younger kid, but when I picked it back up t ...more
May 09, 2011
Jul 29, 2009
Blackbird House
This being my first read by Alice Hoffman, I must say--I think I've found a new author to add to my favorites list. I'm absolutely itching to go out a ...more
Oct 13, 2010
Oct 09, 2010
**spoiler alert** Stephen King is my favorite author, without a doubt. If I had to nail it down to one thing, it's his character development. He takes ...more
Oct 18, 2009
Jul 29, 2009
The Dylanologists: Adventures in the Land of Bob
Like most Dylan fans, I will never forget my first exposure to his music. Most of us have had our "moment," and mine was simple, but unforgettable. I ...more
Apr 21, 2014
Apr 05, 2014
Narrative Of My Captivity Among The Sioux Indians
I have always been fascinated by Native Americans, particularly the Sioux, and even more particularly the Oglala (or the Lakota) tribe. I took a class ...more
Jun 19, 2010
Jul 29, 2009
The Kite Runner
Y'know, it's funny to think that before reading this book, I wasn't sure I was going to like it. I was actually very reluctant to pick this up. I'd se ...more
Jun 07, 2010
Jul 29, 2009
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