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The Nanny Diaries (Nanny, #1)
3.40
liked it
At first I thought I liked this book. It was well-written and emotionally touching. On the other hand, when I finished it, I was very sad for all the ...more
Sep 09, 2005
Feb 18, 2009
 
Black Rose (In the Garden trilogy #2)
4.03
really liked it
I liked this book better than the previous one in the series, Blue Dahlia. I think it's mostly because the hero and heroine got more stage time than t ...more
Jan 29, 2006
Feb 18, 2009
 
Dance Upon the Air (Three Sisters Island, #1)
4.19
it was amazing
I love love LOVE Nora Roberts, and this book helped me figure out why: I love her scenery, I love her characters, and I love her stories. They make me ...more
Jan 2005
Feb 18, 2009
 
Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want
4.02
really liked it
I openly scoffed at it while I was reading it. But I sort of grudgingly did the activities and stuff, and you know what? It worked. It's not The Secre ...more
Jun 11, 2012
May 16, 2012
 
The Red Tent
4.16
it was amazing
The Red Tent was so, so good. After reading The DaVinci Code and now The Red Tent, I finally feel at peace with the relationship between women and rel ...more
Apr 29, 2004
Feb 19, 2009
 
The Ultimatum (Rystani #3)
3.78
liked it
First, let me say that I don't have any huge objections with the actual writing of this book. The plot was fun, the characters were cute, and the sex ...more
Apr 13, 2006
Feb 18, 2009
 
Boundaries: Where You End And I Begin: How To Recognize And Set Healthy Boundaries
4.00
liked it
Pretty good introduction to the concept of boundaries. It was really high-level but with a lot of examples and real-world stories. I had a little trou ...more
Oct 06, 2010
Jan 17, 2011
 
This Magic Moment
3.73
really liked it
When I said old-school Nora, I meant it. This book was published in 1983, but aside from a few little things (who wears teddys and stockings anymore?) ...more
Jun 25, 2006
Feb 18, 2009
 
The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family
4.12
it was amazing
I didn't read this one for a few weeks after it was recommended to me because I didn't believe the label of "narcissist" applied to anyone in my life. ...more
Sep 24, 2010
Jan 17, 2011
 
Amethyst Dreams
3.64
really liked it
Phyllis Whitney's books are like taking a vacation. She describes her locale with such panache you feel like you've actually been there. This one is s ...more
Aug 28, 2003
Feb 18, 2009
 
The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need
4.19
liked it
Comprehensive and probably pretty good. I had a hard time with it because I don't know my birth time, so I ended up skimming a lot. I can see maybe us ...more
Mar 11, 2009
Feb 18, 2009
 
Temptation
3.77
really liked it
Great story, really takes you there. The ending was a bit forced, but cute as usual with romance novels.
Sep 20, 2003
Feb 18, 2009
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.20
really liked it
Skye gave me this book to read. She says it's the one that got her started in romance novels. Let me preface the whole review by saying that generally ...more
Jan 11, 2006
Feb 18, 2009
 
Face the Fire (Three Sisters Island, #3)
4.15
liked it
I had high hopes for this final installment of the trilogy. Mia was my favorite character from the first 2 books and I was really looking forward to r ...more
Sep 16, 2005
Feb 18, 2009
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.26
it was amazing
One of the best books I’ve read in a long while. When I picked it up, I was expecting a playful, sacrilegious romp, which I got, but I was surprised t ...more
Dec 28, 2006
Feb 18, 2009
 
My Story
3.77
liked it
I so appreciate how Elizabeth Smart went through all of this and was strong enough to write about it AND narrate it in the audiobook version. That sai ...more
Jul 19, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
 
Healer's Fate
3.91
it was amazing
Very nice world-building, which I always expect from Beth. Quick, enjoyable read!
Jan 12, 2010
Oct 13, 2009
 
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
3.68
really liked it
I can't help it. I really liked the book. I almost feel like I shouldn't have, because I know I wouldn't have liked the guy if I'd met him in real lif ...more
Jan 2005
Feb 18, 2009
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.44
it was amazing
The thing about Harry Potter is that kids understand him. There is no kid on the planet who, at one time or another, didn't feel like he shouldn't bel ...more
Apr 10, 2006
Feb 18, 2009
 
The Devil Inside (Morgan Kingsley #1)
3.63
it was amazing
Let me preface all of this by saying I LOVED this. I sat down and read it all in one day.

But I don’t think everyone will love it. It deals with tough
...more
Dec 22, 2007
Feb 18, 2009
 
The Secret Passion of Simon Blackwell (McBride Family, #1)
3.81
liked it
I enjoyed reading the story of Anne and Simon’s marriage based on one scandalous kiss. I like that they got caught right away and forced into marriage ...more
Jul 18, 2007
Feb 18, 2009
 
As a Decade Fades
3.38
liked it
Compelling in parts, and a well-developed narrator. I found the writing style off-putting and inconsistent, but it's possible that it was just too art ...more
Jul 28, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
 
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir
3.90
really liked it
It took me a while to get into this, but once I got there, I loved it. I was already a fan of Jenny's blog, and this is more of the same-- daily life ...more
Apr 07, 2016
Apr 08, 2016
 
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
3.33
liked it
I thought parts of this book were very funny and insightful, but as a whole, I had trouble relating. Weird, funny, somewhat unsettling.
Apr 14, 2016
Apr 15, 2016
 
Flowers from the Storm
4.10
really liked it
First, I have to tell you, the cover of this book cracks me up. It's sort of a romance novel cover cliche to have Fabio on the cover with his shirt so ...more
May 26, 2006
Feb 18, 2009
 
To Pleasure a Prince (Royal Brotherhood, #2)
4.03
it was amazing
The thing I love most about Sabrina Jeffries is that her stories are DIFFERENT. So many heroines are perfect, and so many heroes are charming, but her ...more
Aug 14, 2005
Feb 18, 2009
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.27
really liked it
I only read this because I was afraid that if I didn't I would miss out on all discussions of modern American literature for the next, like, forever. ...more
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.95
it was amazing
Amazing. I guess that's where I need to start. What a concept! I was completely completely drawn into this book from exactly page 1. I have never read ...more
May 11, 2005
Feb 18, 2009
 
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
3.89
it was ok
When I picked up this book, I was hoping by the end that I would be better equipped to make those “thinking without thinking” sort of judgments more r ...more
May 12, 2007
Feb 18, 2009
 
Only a Duke Will Do (School for Heiresses, #2)
3.92
it was amazing
This was by far my favorite Sabrina Jeffries book yet. I admit I’m a little biased because I love redemption stories, and Simon needed some redeeming. ...more
Aug 17, 2006
Feb 18, 2009
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