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The Prophecy's Child: The Unseen
A great read - lots of adventure and great character development! Definitely pick this one up!
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Jan 30, 2009
The Peach Keeper
Another good novel by Sarah Addison Allen. I have to say that I didn't enjoy this one as much as her previous ones, but was so glad to read the "cameo...more
May 12, 2011
May 04, 2011
The Story of Forgetting
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this novel - it was a quick read and it really flew by for me. I really liked the way Block unveiled the story from points...more
Jun 14, 2009
Jun 02, 2009
Made in the U.S.A
I read many of the reviews for this book - both good and bad, so I wasn't sure how I would like it. I ended up really enjoying the entire book. The au...more
Aug 27, 2009
Aug 11, 2009
The Map of True Places
First off, a big thank you to Harper Collins for the free signed first edition that I won through a blog contest here on goodreads. I haven't read The...more
May 30, 2010
May 13, 2010
The Homecoming of Samuel Lake
There are some audio books that are ok, some that are good, and others that are truly gems. This is up there with the best of audio books that I've re...more
Aug 07, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
Brideshead Revisited
**spoiler alert** When I picked this up from the library, I was delighted to find that it was narrated by Jeremy Irons. He is an incredible actor and...more
Jun 18, 2009
May 29, 2009
Night Road
Wow, I really loved this book. This is actually the first book I've read by Kristin Hannah. I have Firefly Lane sitting on my bookshelf that I picked...more
Jun 15, 2011
May 25, 2011
The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
I honestly don't think that I will ever read one of Joshilyn's books again because I LOVE to listen to her audio books.

There is something to be said w...more
Nov 04, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
Reading Lolita in Tehran
This was a tough one for me to get through. If not for perservering to finish it for my book club, I don't think I would have made it all the way.
Jun 07, 2010
May 13, 2010
What the Dead Know
Really, this is a 2.5 for me. I picked this up because of the cover. I've never heard of Laura Lippman, and that's probably because I don't read crime...more
Jun 02, 2010
May 20, 2010
The 19th Wife
Wow, what an intriguing book. The subject matter sent me on a search online for Wife, No. 19. After reading this novel in tandem with her memoir for a...more
Aug 13, 2009
Jul 16, 2009
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, #1)
Hmmm, what to say about this one? It's my first Atwood book. I've always heard great things about her and not sure why I decided to make this my first...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 20, 2011
Witch Hill (Occult Tales, #3)
Sorry, but just dreadful. It was liking reading a porno script with some witchcraft thrown in - eew! There were a lot of parts where I was quite confu...more
Sep 13, 2009
Sep 10, 2009
Chasing Fireflies
I absolutely loved this book - I am so touched by it and it brought me to tears so many times that I immediately added it to my favorites shelf, which...more
Aug 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Blackbird House
**spoiler alert** This collection of short stories is centered around different people that lived in the same house in the Cape area. A departure from...more
Mar 26, 2009
Feb 20, 2009
Rasputin's Daughter
I am not very knowledgeable about Russian History, although I do know the name of Rasputin. Therefore, I didn't really know what to expect going into...more
Nov 17, 2009
Nov 06, 2009
The Uncoupling
I thought this was a very interesting concept for a novel. Honestly, it was a little too close for comfort for my personal marriage of 20 years! I cou...more
May 23, 2011
May 25, 2011
The Art of Devotion
A beautifully written, lyrical book about the dark side of family relations. I loved the way this book unfolded slowly, revealing a little bit at a ti...more
Sep 22, 2010
Sep 13, 2010
Shine Shine Shine
I listened to this one because it was narrated by Joshilyn Jackson. I love her as an author and I especially love her as an audio book narrator. This...more
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
Oh, the heartbreaking thoughts that Kelly Corrigan brings in this letter to her daughters. I spent most of the time listening to the audio version wit...more
Oct 2010
Oct 01, 2010
My Name is Mary Sutter
I wish I could give this 3.5 stars, but can't. I did enjoy this book and really liked the author's writing style. I'm wavering here because I didn't g...more
Sep 02, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
This was my first experience with Ann Patchett and I was so impressed with her writing style. She is able to seamlessly move between the point of view...more
Sep 09, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1)
To me, a historical fiction novel is done well when it makes you want to go out and find out more about that time period or about the people that were...more
Sep 10, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
Winter Garden
Oh, Kristin Hannah - I think you are my new, favorite author.

I literally sobbed through the last 50 pages of this novel, and reading that it was reall...more
Jul 13, 2011
Feb 11, 2010
The Book Thief
**spoiler alert** I had to wait a couple of days to write this review after finishing this book. The story of Liesel really hit me hard and affected m...more
Apr 13, 2009
Aug 20, 2008
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
**spoiler alert** A poignant story of love lost and found again during a very turbulent time in U.S. history.

I did not know much, if anything about th...more
Jan 14, 2010
Feb 17, 2009
Water for Elephants
I avoided reading this book for a really long time. Why? I did not want to read about a circus and the animal abuse that goes on behind the scenes, ev...more
Jul 16, 2009
Aug 21, 2008
The Lovely Bones
**spoiler alert** The first chapter of this book put me in a very dark mood. This story is so sad, yet in the end it I felt it was hopeful because the...more
May 28, 2009
Aug 20, 2008
Year of Wonders
Based on a true story of a small English town that is hit by the Plague in the 1600's. The rector of the village helped to convince the residents to i...more
Aug 15, 2009
Aug 19, 2008
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