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The Great Gatsby
3.85
With the movie pending, this seemed like a good time to re-read a novel I haven't picked up in years. So long, in fact, that I can't remember my first ...more
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
 
A Sound of Thunder
4.13
Everyone should read this classic Bradbury short story. Why? So you know the origin of the term "The Butterfly Effect," of course. Bradbury is amazing ...more
Apr 03, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
 
The Illustrated Jane Eyre
4.08
It does not matter how many times I read this novel....it never loses it's magic. This illustrated edition is a must for everyone who loves this novel ...more
Jul 19, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
Richard III (No Fear Shakespeare)
3.90
This is the evil Richard III upon which all future "monster Richards" would be based upon. It doesn't matter that the play isn't accurate...you must r ...more
Jun 08, 2011
May 27, 2011
 
The Sun Also Rises
3.82
This is a re-read, albeit a many-years-ago re-read, so most of it I had forgotten. I enjoyed it a lot more when I was younger....now, so many of Hemin ...more
Dec 25, 2010
Dec 22, 2010
 
The Tempest
3.79
Quick synopsis: In this play we have Prospero, the exiled Duke of Milan. Prospero and his daughter Miranda were shipwrecked on an (almost) deserted is ...more
May 15, 2011
May 14, 2011
 
The Merchant of Venice
3.76
Not my favorite of Shakespeare's plays. The antisemitism, while accepted when the play was written, doesn't sit well with me. Here's the plot (SPOILER ...more
May 14, 2011
May 11, 2011
 
The Taming of the Shrew
3.82
Stop. Before you try to read this, go get your hands on a copy of the Richard Burton/Elizabeth Taylor film version and watch it first. Then read the p ...more
May 09, 2011
May 06, 2011
 
King Lear
3.88
How does one dare to give what many believe to be the Bard's greatest play only 2 stars? To be truthful, this is the one play of his that I truly do n ...more
Jun 15, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
3.93
I always have to preface any review I write on a Shakespeare play to say that any rating I give is wholly based upon my reaction to the play, not the ...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
 
Ethan Frome
3.31
Classic Edith Wharton, although this small novella focuses not on high society, for which Wharton is best known, but set in rural Massachusetts where ...more
Aug 05, 2010
Jul 01, 2010
 
The Island Of Doctor Moreau
3.70
4 Stars....ewwwwwwww. Review to come! The readathon continues.....
Apr 27, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
 
Heart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction
3.70
Okay, so just because I gave this four stars doesn't mean I understand it at all. I just like the way Conrad makes the setting of the Congo into a cha ...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
 
Charlotte's Web
4.12
5 stars. Duh, it's Charlotte's Web. And I still tear up at the end.
Jul 18, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
 
Watership Down
4.03
Review coming soon with the help of Big Kid since we read this one aloud together. Whew. It's over.
Aug 21, 2014
Sep 13, 2008
 
The Age of Innocence
3.92
This novel takes my breath away.
May 03, 2012
Jan 07, 2009
 
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
4.28
Review to come.....
Feb 08, 2013
Nov 23, 2012
 
The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4)
4.07
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Jan 07, 2009
 
Hudson River Bracketed
3.76
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Jan 07, 2009
 
The Gods Arrive
3.70
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Jan 07, 2009
 
Giant
3.97
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Dec 21, 2010
Dec 16, 2010
 
The Custom of the Country
4.00
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Jan 07, 2009
 
Summer
3.66
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Jan 07, 2009
 
The Odyssey
3.69
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Jan 07, 2009
 
Rebecca
4.18
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Sep 13, 2008
 
The Postman Always Rings Twice
3.81
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Sep 13, 2008
 
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
3.87
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Sep 13, 2008
 
Agnes Grey
3.61
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Sep 13, 2008
 
Shirley
3.67
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Sep 13, 2008
 
Wuthering Heights
3.79
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Sep 13, 2008
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