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Starry Night: A Christmas Novel
3.79
I chose this book because I wanted a light, fluffy Christmas romance to put me in the Christmas spirit. I can totally be down with some cheesiness aro...more
Sep 15, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
 
Eleanor & Park
4.22
I loved, loved, loved this book. Rainbow gets teenage love exactly right. There's not too much angst or drama - Eleanor and Park are REAL. Both of the...more
Nov 2013
Nov 04, 2013
 
Necessary Lies
4.22
Even though Necessary Lies is a work of fiction, it's an accurate account of the way the Eugenics Sterilization Program worked in North Carolina. I wa...more
Aug 08, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
 
Modelland (Modelland, #1)
2.96
Tookie De La Crème is a Forgetta-Girl - no one notices her. With frizzy hair, a huge forehead and spindly body, she can literally lay in the middle of...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 21, 2012
 
S.E.C.R.E.T. (Secret, #1)
3.62
I liked that this book had a great story - it's not just a string of sexual encounters. Cassie is a well-developed, fun character. I also liked that C...more
Feb 26, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
 
A Kiss Before Dying
3.87
A young college man is dating Dorothy, the daughter of a wealthy copper tycoon, hoping to marry her and eventually inherit her father's money. His pla...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
Room
3.95
Five year old Jack doesn’t know anything of the world but Room. He was born in the eleven by eleven foot space and has never set foot outside of it. H...more
May 21, 2011
Aug 04, 2011
 
Oleander Girl: A Novel
3.69
If you're a regular follower of my reviews, you know that I have a special place in my heart for India. I'm intrigued by Indian culture and jump at th...more
Mar 30, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
 
Divergent B&n Edition
4.36
(This is really a 4.5 star review)

I know I am the last among fans of YA dystopian fiction to read this book. I like to wait to read trilogies until af...more
Mar 18, 2014
Mar 19, 2014
 
The Gods of Gotham
3.88
The mystery in this story took plenty of twists and turns, some of them believable and some of them not. Overall, I didn't find it suspenseful enough...more
Jan 15, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
 
What Alice Forgot
3.92
When Alice Love falls and hits her head on the gym, all her memories from the past ten years disappear. She thinks she’s a twenty-nine year old in lov...more
May 19, 2011
Jun 01, 2011
 
The Homecoming of Samuel Lake
4.11
I just love a good Southern novel and The Homecoming of Samuel Lake certainly qualifies as one. It's set in the 1950s, a simpler time. I really liked...more
Aug 06, 2012
Aug 06, 2012
 
My Name Is Memory
3.69
Daniel is one of the rare people in the world who has "the memory". In other words, he remembers all his past lives and can recognize the souls of peo...more
Feb 02, 2011
Feb 02, 2011
 
See Now Then: A Novel
2.64
It's hard for me to describe See Now Then. It's the non-linear study of the relationship between Mr. and Mrs. Sweet. The prose is wonderfully crafted...more
Feb 2014
Feb 04, 2014
 
Not a Drop to Drink (Not a Drop to Drink, #1)
3.85
I thought this book was a great offering in the wide, wide world of YA dystopian fiction. One thing that made it unique in terms of the dystopian YA b...more
Feb 15, 2014
Mar 08, 2014
 
Because of Winn-Dixie
3.94
This book was a selection for the intergeneration book club that my nine-year old son and I are in together. I really like Southern literature for adu...more
Feb 22, 2014
Mar 09, 2014
 
S.E.C.R.E.T. Shared (Secret, #2)
3.89
S.E.C.R.C.R.E.T. Shared is the second book in the S.E.C.R.E.T. trilogy and this review may have spoilers for the first book, S.E.C.R.E.T.

Like S.E.C.R....more
Mar 10, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
 
Magic Marks the Spot (The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates, #1)
4.19
The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates: Magic Marks the Spot is the first book in the new middle grade series, Very Nearly Honorable League of Pi...more
Mar 20, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
 
Around The World In Stilettos (Foot Loose)
2.83
Sophie is a 23 year-old travel writer who loves shoes. She’s also extremely clumsy and flighty. She has a secret crush on her writing and traveling pa...more
Nov 30, 2011
Dec 01, 2011
 
Three Little Words
3.57
As a foster parent myself, I am always intrigued with books about foster care, both fiction and non-fiction, which was the reason I chose this book. T...more
Apr 2014
Apr 14, 2014
 
Runaway (Airhead, #3)
3.95
Runaway is the third and I'm assuming final book in Meg Cabot's Airhead series. This review assumes that you've read the first two books in the series...more
Mar 31, 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
Crazy Rich Asians
3.59
This was one of the most fun books I've read in a long time. It's a wonderful comedy of manners about of segment of Asian society that is so opulent,...more
Sep 13, 2013
Sep 15, 2013
 
The Engagements
3.58
The Engagements follows five different characters throughout their lives, all of whom live primarily in different eras. One of the characters is Franc...more
Aug 27, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
 
Ready or Not (All-American Girl, #2)
3.39
This book is the sequel to All American Girl but I listened to it without having listened to the first book. Then I liked it so much I went back and l...more
Sep 15, 2010
Oct 04, 2010
 
An Incurable Insanity
4.40
I think I would have enjoyed this book much more if it was about half as long and followed more of the traditional romance formula where the couple in...more
Oct 23, 2013
Oct 23, 2013
 
Born Confused
3.78
Born Confused is the story of 17 year old Dimple Lala, an Indian-American girl who feels "not quite Indian and not quite American." Dimple is best fri...more
Jun 2010
Jun 10, 2010
 
The Husband's Secret
3.93
Liane Moriarty has done it again. Just like What Alice Forgot, The Husband's Secret has stayed with me long after finishing it, thinking about what I...more
Aug 03, 2013
Aug 04, 2013
 
Sacré Bleu: A Comedy d'Art
3.73
Sacre Bleu is the story of painter/baker Lucien Lessard and real-life artist Henri Toulouse-Lautrec as they try to figure out if their friend Vincent...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
Specials (Uglies, #3)
3.77
This review assumes that you have read the first two books of the trilogy: Uglies and Pretties. If you haven't this review may spoil them for you.

At t...more
Nov 06, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
 
The Boy Next Door (Boy, #1)
3.82
The Boy Next Door is told entirely in emails between the characters. It's copy-written in 2002 so the characters all have dial-up and can't email and...more
Oct 07, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
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