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Cage of Stars
This book has been sitting on my shelf for some time. I received this book as a gift, and I didn't read it right away because the story summary didn't ...more
Feb 12, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
Second Glance
As much as Picoult is a storyteller...she is also very good at writing history. She was able to intertwine so many important subjects into this book- ...more
Dec 09, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
This is Where I Leave You
I loved this story.
I love this writer.

I want to marry the author- I am not kidding.

Very clever..I laughed at his language and his right on the mone
Jan 07, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
Keeping Faith
I am always amazed at the research that Picoult performs for her writing. I was hooked, as always, to the characters in this book. I thought the novel ...more
Apr 10, 2009
Apr 05, 2009
The Book of Joe
I read this book in quite awhile ago- but it sticks in my mind and is probably one of my favorites. I would read it again.
Sep 02, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
Rosie Dunne
Did this book move mountains?? No

Was it exactly what I needed right now...yes,

Very sweet, almost charming. VERY GIRLY. Light. Likable characters. Eve
Sep 18, 2009
Sep 14, 2009
Definitely a light read. Predictable most times (the irony of the title)- but the book always stays true to being girly. I laughed and chuckled my way ...more
Feb 16, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
The Thirteenth Tale
I absolutely adored this book. I may even venture that it will be one amongst my favorites. To pin point one reason why I was really into it was hard- ...more
Feb 02, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
Literacy and Longing in L.A.
The little description seemed promising. A book about a girl living in L.A. who goes on book binges when life gets tough. I thought it sounded interes ...more
Jan 04, 2010
Dec 29, 2009
The Best of Friends
I really wanted to like this book more then the two stars I am giving it. It started out slow for me, but I had hoped that the characters would have d ...more
Feb 23, 2009
Feb 16, 2009
I am still a little unsure how I feel about this book and what rating to give it.

On hindsight, I liked the idea of the story plot- I also liked that
Aug 17, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
Harvesting the Heart
This is one of Jodi Picoult's early books. I felt that it was very different from the those that I have already read of hers- but I liked it just as m ...more
Jul 27, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
Hope Was Here
What a great book. I love when teenagers become the Heroes in the story, Strong personalities, humble, human characteristics. I felt that the book was ...more
Jun 21, 2011
Jun 19, 2011
Let It Snow
This is a young adult novel broken into three short stories, written by three different authors. Each story is connected to each other in some way.

Dec 05, 2010
Dec 01, 2010
I Am the Messenger
I thought this was a brilliant coming to age story for young adults.

I am really impressed my the Markus Zusak, a young writer that I fell for when I
Jan 26, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
The Most Wanted
I wasn't sure when I first started reading the first couple chapters if I was going to stick with it. It didn't grab me at first. I was expecting the ...more
Jul 20, 2009
Jul 06, 2009
I had a hard time with this book. I am very surprised- because I never have been disappointed with a Jodi Picoult book.

This story, based around a sma
Mar 24, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
So I read the 560 some pages really fast an intensely...

If a book could be really big and some how conclude at the exact same spot it opened at-- then
Aug 04, 2009
Aug 02, 2009
The Book Thief
Haunting and beautiful.

My only hope is that this book begins, if it hasn't already, to be placed on lists of notable books to be read by children. Th
Dec 12, 2008
Nov 30, 2008
The Reader
The more I thought about this book, the more I liked it.

I originally picked up this book because I was intrigued about the relationship between a 15
Feb 04, 2009
Feb 02, 2009
Plain Truth
This book hooked me of course. I am, as always, amazed and appreciative of how much research is spent on one of Jodi's books. I was grateful for the i ...more
Nov 29, 2010
Nov 22, 2010
The Pact
loved this book because of all the emotions it stirs up with each and every character. I admire the research that needed to be put into writing this b ...more
Jan 02, 2009
Dec 30, 2008
This was a good read because I could tell it was researched well. The style wa unique and editing of the text was different. If I had one complaint, I ...more
Feb 06, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
The Slow Moon
I liked this book. Pretty fast read. I found the adult conversations the interesting part of the book- and I thought it was important that the one mot ...more
Apr 19, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
The Sunday List of Dreams
I didn't finish this book, I just lost interest. I wanted to like it--and some parts I did read made me chuckle a little--but I just could not get int ...more
Mar 14, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
LOVED this book. 4 1/2 stars

Much more intense. Much more annoying.

I still hate Bella. She is a whiner and is becoming dumber and more helpless by th
Sep 2009
Aug 25, 2009
Postcards from a Dead Girl
The book flowed in the direction that I thought it would--didn't have any surprises. Very short chpaters which made it easy to read but too easy to la ...more
Aug 26, 2010
Aug 16, 2010
You'll Never Blue Ball in This Town Again: One Woman's Painfully Funny Quest to Give It Up
I don't want to say this was terrible- because I still read it to the end. However, I was a bit disappointed. I was turned off by how quickly one stor ...more
Jan 16, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
The Dogs of Babel
I was a little nervous about this book...a man teaching a dog how to talk? I was worried it would center around the character trying to train this dog ...more
Jul 2009
Jun 22, 2009
The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary School
This had potential to be a great book- but fell a little short for me. I teach fables and proverbs in third grade and thought that maybe different sec ...more
Jan 19, 2010
Jan 18, 2010
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