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Me and Mr. Darcy
3.18
On page 36, the main character, a well-read, moderately intelligent, 29 year old Austenophile, is walking through Heathrow, and wondering what on eart...more
Aug 2007
Aug 02, 2007
 
Playing With the Enemy: A Baseball Prodigy, a World at War, and a Field of Broken Dreams
3.90
It kills me to say this, because it had such promise - UGH. There's a lesson to be learned in this book, and it has nothing to do with baseball: somet...more
Aug 23, 2008
Aug 23, 2008
 
Pemberley: Or Pride and Prejudice Continued
2.41
Painfully boring. I was literally unable to finish this book. I got to the scene where Elizabeth throws an out-of-character hissy fit and runs off int...more
Apr 2007
Sep 21, 2007
 
The Other Boleyn Girl (The Tudor Court, #2)
4.01
I got half-way through, and suddenly wondered why I was still reading the book. Or, for that matter, why I was only half-way through the book - the st...more
Jan 2005
Jul 06, 2007
 
Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens
4.02
Page 311 and I'm done.

Elizabeth and Mary are fascinating subjects, but I do no like Dunn's "semi-chronological" style. If she had stopped repeating th...more
not set
Dec 09, 2013
 
Illuminate (Gilded Wings, #1)
3.72
Let's be honest, here: I will never finish this book. As much as I enjoyed saying mean things about it for, like, 100 pages, I really don't see us for...more
not set
Oct 05, 2011
 
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years #1)
3.46
One of the girls I worked with was obsessed with this book. She was in charge of buying used books for the store, so there were never any copies of th...more
Jan 2005
Jun 28, 2007
 
Wuthering High (Bard Academy, #1)
3.60
This book had one of the most obnoxious protagonists I've ever encountered. She starts off with the Poor Me, Ignored Little Rich Girl, which automatic...more
Nov 2006
Oct 09, 2007
 
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (Nine Lives of Chloe King, #1-3)
3.80
I'm cheating and using my "50 Page Rule" here, even though I read about 200 pages. Still, I'm not feeling it, sorry Chloe.

I watched the tv show (thoug...more
not set
Sep 28, 2011
 
The Washingtonienne
2.81
Wow, someone wants to be Candance Bushnell. Get a better role model. UGH UGH UGH. This was all badly written sex scenes. No, really, there was nothing...more
Jan 2006
Jul 16, 2007
 
Football for Dummies (For Dummies)
3.47
... I eventually got bored enough with this book that I decided I would just learn as I watched and it worked out much better that way.

(GO PATS)
not set
Nov 17, 2011
 
You Can Get Arrested for That: 2 Guys, 25 Dumb Laws, 1 Absurd American Crime Spree
2.83
For a humor book, it wasn't very funny.
Oct 2006
Sep 20, 2007
 
Wisdom's Kiss
3.03
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May 11, 2011
 
The Junior Officers' Reading Club: Killing Time and Fighting Wars
3.46
None
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Sep 22, 2010
 
March
3.70
None
not set
Jun 07, 2007
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