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Prep
3.36
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book and read it in two days. I would give it five starts but I just didn't believe Lee would ever apply to the private school. ...more
Dec 09, 2010
Nov 28, 2010
 
Rescue
3.29
it was amazing
I listened to this while driving to work. I absolutely loved it. I found the character of Sheila especially intriguing and believable. The book is abo ...more
not set
Jan 20, 2011
 
A Reliable Wife
3.25
did not like it
I must be missing something because everyone else seems to love this book. I found it incredibly boring. I kept waiting for something to happen and th ...more
not set
Jul 19, 2010
 
Something Blue (Darcy & Rachel, #2)
3.92
really liked it
I listened to this on CD. I didn't expect to like it so much because Darcy, the main character, is pretty annoying. She grew on me though and I enjoye ...more
not set
Feb 13, 2011
 
Leave Me
3.65
really liked it
After suffering a heart attack, Maribeth runs away from her twin children and husband to recover. I think ordinarily, it would be hard to like a main ...more
Jan 02, 2017
Jan 02, 2017
 
The Good Daughters
3.55
liked it
While the story interested me, it didn't pull me in. It's about two girls who are born on the same day in the same small town. The story didn't build. ...more
not set
Dec 26, 2011
 
Leaving Time
3.93
really liked it
My rating for this is 3.5 stars. As usual, Jodi Picoult pulled off a nice twist at the end of the story. I did enjoy the book, but I would say there a ...more
Feb 10, 2016
Feb 02, 2016
 
Love Anthony
3.94
liked it
Parts of the book are a little too contrived, which is why I don't give it a four. Overall, I quite enjoyed it though. I liked Beth and Olivia. I also ...more
not set
Feb 24, 2013
 
The Woman Upstairs
3.31
liked it
I'd give this a 2.5 rating if possible. I liked the premise of this novel, a single woman who inserts herself into the life of a family. However, I ke ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2013
 
The Girl in the Red Coat
3.53
liked it
I liked the writing. I liked how it was told from the two point of views. The reason I didn't give it a higher rating was because I felt everything st ...more
Jun 07, 2016
Jun 04, 2016
 
The Silent Wife
3.30
liked it
Jodi is the long-time girlfriend of philanderer Todd. She usually turns a blind eye to his cheating and they live a happy existence. But then one of T ...more
not set
Mar 11, 2014
 
How It All Began
3.48
really liked it
This is a clever story. A woman is mugged on the tube. She is injured and has to move in with her daughter and son in law until she recovers. The book ...more
not set
Aug 10, 2012
 
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
4.28
really liked it
This book is heartbreaking and I will long remember it. Louisa Clark is hired to care for Will Traynor, a paraplegic. They are both likable, believabl ...more
not set
Oct 04, 2013
 
Talk Before Sleep
3.94
really liked it
Elizabeth Berg never lets me down. Her writing is beautiful. This is the story of Ruth, a woman dying of cancer, and Ann, the friend who cares for her ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2013
 
Home Front
4.12
liked it
I love sitting on the beach and reading Kristin Hannah! I would give this book 3.5 starts. It's about a woman in the National Guard married to an atto ...more
not set
Jul 18, 2012
 
The One & Only
3.10
liked it
i usually devour Emily Giffin novels. While I liked this one, I didn't love it. The writing was good and the story was interesting. The main character ...more
not set
Mar 28, 2014
 
A Friend of the Family
3.38
really liked it
Overall, I liked how the author used flashbacks to tell the story. It helped create suspense. However, at times, it was confusing to keep track of whe ...more
not set
Dec 01, 2009
 
Behind Closed Doors
3.94
did not like it
The book alternated between the present and the past. By doing so, it minimized the suspense. Because we had already seen the future, when there was a ...more
Nov 06, 2016
Oct 27, 2016
 
The End of Everything
3.35
really liked it
This is about 2 best friends, Lizzie and Evie who are 13. One day Evie disappears. Evie's father and the police look to Lizzie for clues about what mi ...more
not set
Jul 21, 2011
 
Obedience
3.12
liked it
This book was entertaining. I was intrigued the whole way through and did not expect the ending. I read just about the whole thing on a plane ride and ...more
Feb 21, 2009
Feb 24, 2009
 
Britt-Marie Was Here
4.07
really liked it
I loved this book but it lost steam for me at the end, which is why I'm not giving it 5 stars. This is the third book I've read or listened to by this ...more
Aug 21, 2016
Aug 19, 2016
 
The Family Man
3.52
liked it
Very entertaining. Elinor Lipman has a terrific sense of humor and writes in a breezy style that is quite enjoyable. The story is original and all the ...more
Jul 22, 2009
Jul 19, 2009
 
Fly Away (Firefly Lane, #2)
3.94
liked it
Disappointing sequel to Firefly Lane. At the end of Firefly Lane, Kate dies. This is the story of how her family and good friend Tully fall apart in h ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2013
 
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1)
4.01
really liked it
I thought this was a bit slow at the beginning. Other than that, I absolutely loved it. I liked Don and was rooting for him. I thought Rosie was great ...more
not set
Dec 17, 2014
 
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
4.22
it was amazing
I've been reading a bunch of books on writing lately and decided to re-read Bird by Bird. I have to say, it is by far the best of the bunch I have rea ...more
not set
Aug 08, 2008
 
The Widow
3.49
liked it
I give this book 3.5 stars. It started off great, but then it lost momentum. The second half seemed slow to me.
Jun 23, 2016
Jun 23, 2016
 
The Department of Lost & Found
3.71
it was ok
I saw that this was Allison Winn Scotch's debut novel. She has most definitely improved with her follow-ups. The main character is battling breast can ...more
Jan 02, 2011
Jul 28, 2010
 
Until The Real Thing Comes Along
3.56
liked it
I love the way Elizabeth Berg writes. I flew through the first half of the book and could relate to the main character. The second half was good but n ...more
Dec 19, 2008
Dec 12, 2008
 
The Story of Arthur Truluv
4.31
it was amazing
Thank you to Goodreads and Random House for sending me an early copy of this novel. I wish the world were really as nice of a place as it is on Elizab ...more
May 16, 2017
Apr 05, 2017
 
The Guest Room
3.68
really liked it
I liked this story a lot and tore through the book. Richard Chapman gets roped into to hosting the bachelor party of his wild brother Philip at his ho ...more
Jan 2016
Mar 22, 2016
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