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Dwarf: A Memoir of How One Woman Fought for a Body-and a Life-She Was Never Supposed to Have
3.34
Tiffanie DiDonato writes a memoir of her struggle to overcome the diastrophic dysplasia, a form of dwarfism, that she was born with. She endures massi...more
Nov 23, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.41
As near perfect as a book can get: a sharp, spunky heroine, well built futuristic reality, suspenseful action, engaging supporting characters, and (be...more
Feb 27, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
 
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
3.78
This is literally the best book I've read this year. Seriously.
A young boy, Jacob, grows up hearing stories from his grandfather about the orphanage...more
Jun 22, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
The Black Echo (Harry Bosch, #1)
4.05
Harry Bosch is a law enforcement officer who is "not part of the family," which means he likes to do things his own way, isn't overly concerned about...more
Feb 08, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
One of the greatest books ever. Brilliant characterization, plotting and philosophical depth. Not a lot more to say that others haven't said, so I'll...more
Aug 03, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
Angel Falls: A Novel
3.89
This book should be classified more as "inspirational romance" than romance. It is heavily tinged with Christian overtones and contains absolutely no...more
not set
Feb 24, 2011
 
The Black Ice (Harry Bosch, #2)
4.00
In Connelly’s second novel to feature demoted detective Heironymous “Harry” Bosch, Harry investigates the death of a fellow cop, as well as two other...more
Mar 05, 2012
Mar 07, 2012
 
World's Best Science Fiction 1967
4.26
Another World’s Best SF collection that does not disappoint! I think the last sentence of the last story, “For a Breath I Tarry,” will stay with me fo...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
To Sail Beyond the Sunset
3.84
WARNING: Please read Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land, Revolt in 2100, Methuselah's Children, Time Enough for Love, The Number of the Beast, and...more
May 15, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
 
Deadly Décisions (Temperance Brennan, #3)
3.89
For someone so "smart" Tempe Brennan sure does some dumb things. Running into the line of fire, blatantly ignoring directives from seasoned detectives...more
not set
Feb 24, 2011
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
This classic tale tells the story of Gatsby, a self-made man and his doomed love for a married woman he'd met prior to her marriage. The narrator is N...more
not set
Feb 24, 2011
 
Bite Me!: An Unofficial Guide to the World of Buffy the Vampire Slayer
3.95
Even with the full extra star given to anything related to Joss Whedon or Buffy the Vampire Slayer this book rates only four stars. I would be very di...more
Dec 16, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
 
Runaway (Florida Civil War, #1)
3.87
"I hate you! Let’s go have sex." It’s such an infuriating concept: a romance novel built on misunderstandings, deliberate untruthfulness, and a couple...more
not set
Feb 24, 2011
 
Bite (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #8.5)
3.72
“Biting in Plain Sight”
A vampire veterinarian, Dr Sophie Trudeau, from Embarrass, MN notices that another vampire is killing young women and decides t...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
 
Dakota (Andi Oliver, #2)
3.22
This book is disturbing both because of its complete lack of closure as well as the horrible things that happen to animals. So, it's basically just li...more
Jan 02, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
...And Ladies of the Club
4.08
This sweeping saga not only entertains, but educates. I was sadly lacking in my knowledge of the post-civil war era, but after reading this book, I ca...more
not set
Feb 24, 2011
 
The Illustrated Man
4.11
A man meets another man who has "pictures" all over his body. They look like tattoos, but he relates that he was "cursed by a witch" and that the pict...more
Sep 07, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
 
Body of Evidence (Kay Scarpetta, #2)
3.96
An author receiving threatening phone calls decides to hide for a while down in Key West and work on her memoir. She’s murdered the very night she set...more
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
 
Belle Ruin
3.47
"People are always saying my stories have too many details..." states Grimes' character Emma Graham. This is the complaint many had about the last two...more
not set
Feb 24, 2011
 
The Blessing Stone
3.91
A novel of massive scope, following the journey of a piece of smooth, blue meteorite and those who temporarily possess it from the proto-human Tall On...more
Jul 19, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
 
Strip City: A Stripper's Farewell Journey Across America
3.47
It was so fascinating to read about Lily's journey around the country, the insider bits about how different strip clubs are run, her motivations for b...more
May 2012
May 16, 2012
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
Finally, a classic that I enjoyed! Ms. Lee's voice resonates with truth and character. Scout is an unforgettable young lady.
The phrasing, especially t...more
not set
Feb 24, 2011
 
Essence
4.13
A pretty interesting concept, but extremely slow-going. Jocelyn is a high school student who begins to have visions when she's near the new boy who mo...more
Feb 09, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
 
An Available Man
3.50
This charming and deeply emotional book features Edward Schuyler, a recently widowed science teacher who embarks on the dubious task of what one possi...more
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
 
The Pagan Stone (Sign of Seven, #3)
4.12
Nora Roberts never seems to disappoint! In the stunning conclusion of her Sign of Seven Trilogy, Gage and Cybil struggle to keep from being coupled up...more
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 10, 2012
 
A Choice of Gods
3.60
Most of the people of Earth have disappeared leaving only a rich, white family, a tribe of Native Americans, and another small group of people who are...more
not set
Feb 24, 2011
 
Beyond The Farthest Star
3.73
I was very pleasantly surprised by this book. I had recently become quite disenchanted with Burroughs' Princess of Mars series as it seemed to have be...more
Sep 06, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
3.85
This compelling tale of Savannah, GA in the 1980's is history that reads like fiction. In the first eleven chapters of the book, the scene is set, but...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
Time Enough For Love
3.94
What would you do if you could live 4,000 years? Try out every profession at least once? Make enough babies to populate a planet? Travel as far as the...more
Mar 11, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
 
Four Ways to Forgiveness (Hainish Cycle #7)
4.10
Four Ways to Forgiveness contains four novella set on the planet Werel and its colony planet, Yoewe. Werel has a violent and oppressive history and al...more
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
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