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The Seamstress
3.95
I really did enjoy this book...wasn't convinced when I started it, though once I got ging...it was an engaging, enthroalling book 2 sisters in Brazil...more
Jan 03, 2009
Aug 14, 2008
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.15
I debated this book for a couple months...reading a book by a dog about racing. Seriously sounded stupid to me....but since it remained on the best-se...more
not set
Aug 14, 2008
 
Tail Spin (FBI Thriller, #12)
3.96
Was definitely disappointed in this one. I've always enjoyed her books in the past, and especially the characters of Sherlock and Savich, but this one...more
Oct 2008
Aug 15, 2008
 
Time of My Life
3.41
When I started this book, I expected a very light, quick read...and actually thought as I started to read it "I'm kind of in the mood for something de...more
Mar 21, 2009
Mar 20, 2009
 
Time Is a River
3.93
I really enjoyed this book...once it got going. Beginning did drag a little for me, but I definitely got involved with the characters, as well as the...more
Sep 2008
Aug 15, 2008
 
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
3.56
Well, I will say I enjoyed this book and the length didn't scare me off. I greatly enjoyed the bulk of the book, though ending left me rather confused...more
Jan 31, 2009
Jan 24, 2009
 
Forever Love
4.89
I actually one this book as a Goodreads giveaway...and thought it was such a beautiful book for children dealing with cancer in a family member. Writt...more
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Nov 29, 2008
 
Her Fearful Symmetry
3.21
Rounded up to a 3 star rating...would have done 2.5 if Goodreads could ever give you a 1/2 star to work with?
Finished the book (which is always a good...more
Oct 29, 2009
Oct 25, 2009
 
The Wednesday Letters
3.58
All right....so I did finish it which is at least a sign that it kept my attention, but...was too much like how Nicholas Sparks' books have become (pr...more
May 10, 2009
May 09, 2009
 
Notes Left Behind
4.08
Having had the opportunity to work with kids with cancer for many years, I knew this book would touch my soul in ways that I had started to allow to f...more
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Jan 24, 2010
 
The School of Essential Ingredients
3.77
I really enjoyed this book...which has now sat in the pile beside my bed for months since I won it in one of the Goodreads book drawings.
My only frust...more
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Nov 05, 2009
 
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)
4.01
Beautiful book...
Picked it up on a whim with a B&N gift card I had...and couldn't put it down until tonight when I plopped my daughter down on the...more
Apr 11, 2009
Apr 11, 2009
 
The Story of Beautiful Girl
3.89
Ideally, would go with 4.5.
Though it started with an intriguing event, I still felt like it took awhile to move the plot along...but, every chapter g...more
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Jul 10, 2011
 
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
4.04
I watched the movie first (had it on my iPhone for the plane)...was totally disturbed, then read the book...and was disturbed again. Written as a fabl...more
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Jul 04, 2009
 
Look to the Stars
4.20
Awesome book...Soph and I read it tonight, and though I didn't read her all the words, we certainly explored and discussed every page and she was real...more
not set
Oct 02, 2009
 
Being Perfect
3.74
I adore Anna Quindlen...love her Newsweek writing as well as her short books. Her novels for me haven't been as good since One True Thing, but her sho...more
not set
Jan 04, 2009
 
I See You Everywhere
3.16
This book started terribly slow and I got lost in the timeline (because I don't pay the closest attention to the BIG DATES on the top of each chapter)...more
Aug 22, 2009
Aug 01, 2009
 
Winter Garden
4.09
I loved this book and couldn't put it down...absolutely drug it around the house with me to read whenever I had a few seconds.
Such a stunning story wi...more
Feb 24, 2010
Feb 18, 2010
 
The Lost Quilter (Elm Creek Quilts, #14)
4.12
This was probably my favorite book in the series... I always enjoy her books, but sometimes feel that they are a little shallow and underdeveloped, th...more
May 09, 2009
May 03, 2009
 
Eclipse
3.51
I have really enjoyed some of his older books, but the most recent stuff...have not given me the same satisfaction. I haven't bought into the characte...more
Mar 16, 2009
Mar 06, 2009
 
Every Last One
3.80
Another fantastic book from Anna Quindlen...with plot revealed slowly through great characters. I will admit though that I love her little books bette...more
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May 14, 2010
 
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
4.29
I really thought this was exceptional. As a very new runner, I continue to hunt for words of inspiration and this certainly fit that bill.
I thought th...more
Nov 27, 2009
Oct 22, 2009
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.92
The best book I've read in months...
Excellent novel where 2 stories are interwoven together of a biographer...and contemporary author who has asked th...more
Jan 09, 2011
Feb 27, 2010
 
The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #6)
3.52
I usually love Philippa Gregory books...and everyone I've read I have really enjoyed and actually learned something about the British monarchy. BUT......more
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Aug 15, 2008
 
Secrets of Eden
3.40
Though I did enjoy this, the ending was rather predictable which took away from my enjoyment. I did like that the book was broken into different secti...more
Apr 2010
Mar 23, 2010
 
The Geometry of Sisters (Newport, Rhode Island, #1)
3.75
I really enjoy Luanne Rice books...this one was again, well written, with interesting characters and a good plot. Intriguing thoughts about sisters...
Apr 27, 2009
Apr 23, 2009
 
The Girl Next Door
3.42
I really enjoyed this...not the deepest book on the planet, but well written with good characters that were easy to like.
Mar 21, 2010
Mar 20, 2010
 
Songs of the Humpback Whale
3.17
I did enjoy it, but less then her other books...got a little lost sometimes in the timing of the narrative and the switching back and forth between ch...more
Jan 22, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
 
Island Beneath the Sea
3.95
I really wish Goodreads gave 1/2 stars...this would be 3.5.
I like it, but felt there were sections that dragged a bit?
Overall though, a great, eye-ope...more
Jun 23, 2010
Jun 13, 2010
 
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
3.82
Another great book by Malcolm Gladwell, though I didn't enjoy it quite as much as Outliers...
Really like the way he thinks...
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Oct 02, 2009
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