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The Time Traveler's Wife
**spoiler alert** I have been meaning to write a review for this the last few days and every time I start I am either in the mood where I am writing e ...more
Jul 05, 2009
Feb 13, 2008
The Secret Life Of CeeCee Wilkes
"Twenty-eight years ago a North Carolina governor's young, pregnant wife was kidnapped. Now her remains have been found and a man charged with her mur ...more
May 23, 2008
May 11, 2008
Living the Creative Life: Ideas and Inspiration from Working Artists
June 27, 2008: I opened this book tonight and have not even read much of it yet but I started to cry. Cry because it evoked such a feeling of home for ...more
Dec 17, 2008
Jun 10, 2008
The Red Tent
There are some books I read and I can't get out of my head while reading them and long after. The Lovely Bones, The Secret Life of Bees, The Time Trav ...more
Sep 21, 2008
May 11, 2008
Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking
This book is getting 5 stars although I wished it had 4 1/2 because I feel the title is misleading (not really 5 minutes a day). Otherwise this book i ...more
Aug 23, 2008
Aug 16, 2008
Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2)
I enjoyed the second book over the first book. The premise/plot of this story was very interesting.

I have to say when I started this book I was insta
Oct 22, 2008
Oct 13, 2008
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
When I first saw the book out, I will admittedly say I didn't pick it up because of the word pray in it. I am a spiritual person and I pray but I assu ...more
Aug 02, 2008
Feb 04, 2008
The Courage Tree
I have been on a Diane Chamberlain kick. This one out of all the books I have read of hers was my least favorite but it still was a good story. Janine ...more
May 26, 2008
May 21, 2008
Natural Cleaning for Your Home: 95 Pure & Simple Recipes
I think the book is put together nicely with photographs and recipes for natural cleaning. But I was mostly disappointed in the natural cleaning recip ...more
Jul 14, 2008
Jul 07, 2008
The Escape Artist
This is a story of Susanna and her fight to be with her baby. She has lost him in a custody battle. Unwilling to give up her son, she takes off with h ...more
Jul 28, 2008
Jul 21, 2008
Alphabetica: An A-Z Creativity Guide for Collage and Book Artists
This book is purely a book to inspire. It is there to give you ideas but not teach you techniques. The book is called Alphebetica because each of arti ...more
Jun 2008
Jun 10, 2008
Keeper of the Light (Kiss River #1)
This book was a very easy read. I really enjoyed the story and how it unfolded. I thought the characters were developed well. And the story had a real ...more
May 15, 2008
May 11, 2008
Her Mother's Shadow (Kiss River #3)
This was my favorite of the series and the third and last in the series. It had me in tears and made me feel a wide range of emotions tied to what was ...more
May 19, 2008
May 11, 2008
Kiss River (Kiss River #2)
I read this in one night. It was a very easy read. I enjoyed the diary entries mixed into this book. I think I liked Keeper of the Light better and li ...more
May 16, 2008
May 11, 2008
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
I liked this book. It is probably not one that I would need on my bookshelf but it is one that I might read again. And I do want to read the rest of t ...more
Feb 20, 2008
Feb 13, 2008
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
**spoiler alert** I was a reluctant reader of Twilight. But once I did I read it two times within days. I read New Moon and Eclipse quickly and twice ...more
Jun 19, 2009
Feb 13, 2008
The Shelters of Stone (Earth's Children, #5)
**spoiler alert** I am giving this 4 stars because I did enjoy the story but out of the whole series this was my least favorite book.

The negatives...
May 11, 2008
Feb 08, 2008
Marked (House of Night #1)
This is a young adult book. When Twilight came out, I didn't want to read it as I feared it would be too high schoolish and immature for me to enjoy b ...more
Feb 14, 2008
Feb 08, 2008
The Host (The Host, #1)
I liked Twilight series and can't wait to see the movies. It is geared for young adults, but I was one of the many adults that enjoyed it. I was worri ...more
Sep 09, 2008
Jun 04, 2008
Betrayed (House of Night, #2)
I am working on a review to The Time Traveler's Wife and I had been reading reviews of how people didn't like all the "name" dropping -- of bands, art ...more
Feb 27, 2008
Feb 14, 2008
Collage Unleashed
I was disappointed in this book. It was confusing to follow. It didn't have clear steps for techniques. One page even said to see something below -- a ...more
May 23, 2008
May 21, 2008
By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept
The heroine is Pilar, 28, who is resigned that her life will not have anything extrodinary in it - it will be working, coming home to a marriage of co ...more
Aug 06, 2008
Jun 12, 2008
**spoiler alert** Going to put this behind a spoiler alert because I am talking about sex.

Does anyone remember after school specials? I don't think t
Nov 06, 2008
Sep 22, 2008
The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
**spoiler alert** I love this series. Jamie and Claire is a true love story. Although I love the series this book though was a hard start for me. I ac ...more
Mar 08, 2008
Feb 04, 2008
Speed Cleaning
I enjoyed the take on how to clean things but I just am not sure it is possible to clean an entire house in 42 minutes. It is a great concept for clea ...more
Jul 14, 2008
Jul 02, 2008
The Post-Birthday World
I had heard some good things about "The Post-Birthday World" and I know many people enjoyed it -- I just wasn't one of them. Entertainment Weekly name ...more
Aug 23, 2008
Aug 11, 2008
Great Coffee Cakes, Sticky Buns, Muffins & More: 200 Anytime Treats and Special Sweets for Morning to Midnight
This cookbook has a variety recipes and all that I have tried are DELICIOUS!

Good Things
*The directions are detailed so that if you are new to baking o
Oct 05, 2008
Sep 29, 2008
The New Book of Table Settings: Creative Ideas for the Way We Gather Today
I really liked this book. It wasn't the usual highly formal table decorating that I have seen in other books. This gives fresh ideas that create a ver ...more
Aug 10, 2008
Aug 02, 2008
Blood Noir (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #16)
**spoiler alert** I am not even sure I understand why this book is labeled as next in the series. I never read the Micah book because of all the bad r ...more
Jul 02, 2008
Jun 29, 2008
Summer People
**spoiler alert** Susan and Willie are a husband a wife that live on the Cape with a little house next to theirs that houses their long time lover Din ...more
Jun 10, 2008
May 31, 2008
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