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The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels
3.79
Ree, for the love of God, put down the adjectives and walk away. Does everything need at least two descriptors? No. Does anyone need to refer to their ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Aug 04, 2011
 
Shipwreck (Island, #1)
3.79
A bunch of unlikable, incredibly stupid children end up on a boat together and continue to do stupid things until they cause a shipwreck in the middle ...more
not set
Jul 25, 2008
 
Further Tales of the City (Tales of the City, #3)
4.11
**spoiler alert** Uh-oh, I think this might be the book where the wheels start to come loose from the wagon. First off, and most importantly, Frannie ...more
Apr 20, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.42
I'm having a hard time figuring out exactly why this didn't work for me. It just seemed so overblown. John Green always walks a fine line between bein ...more
Mar 17, 2012
Jun 29, 2011
 
Death Note, Vol. 4: Love (Death Note, #4)
4.37
It's not like there's anything new happening at this point, is there? L thinks Light might be Kira, Light is Kira but has a brilliantly convoluted pla ...more
not set
May 25, 2008
 
Maroon 5: Midnight Miles
4.32
Yeah, I don't care what you think. This was awesome.
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 10, 2012
 
I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company: A Novel of Lewis and Clark
3.33
Definitely not for those who read primarily for plot, but this was fantastic for language and character fans. Hall tells the story of the Lewis and Cl ...more
Mar 21, 2011
Mar 12, 2011
 
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
3.46
What I liked about this was the library at Brakebills. Because magicians would rather just use a summoning spell instead of a card catalog, the librar ...more
Mar 20, 2010
Mar 20, 2010
 
Surface Tension: A Novel in Four Summers
3.29
When Luke is thirteen, he can’t wait until his family vacation at their lake cottage. There are so many things he wants to do – swimming, skipping sto ...more
Feb 25, 2010
Feb 25, 2010
 
Cupid
3.46
This book thinks it's a hip and interesting retelling of Greek mythology, but it really only pays lip service to Cupid and Psyche still being relevant ...more
not set
Apr 29, 2008
 
Yotsuba&!, Vol. 05 (Yotsuba&! #5)
4.56
This was a good collection. Yotsuba meets a robot named Cardbo, she helps out with chores around the house (watching laundry is fascinating,) and she ...more
Feb 16, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
Appaloosa (Virgil Cole & Everett Hitch, #1)
3.93
A spare, beautifully written western about the Virgil, a marshal for hire, and his right hand man, Everett. When they take a job in Appaloosa, the pla ...more
Feb 13, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
 
Cycler (Cycler, #1)
3.26
Jill's "terrible" secret is that four days out of every month, she turns into a boy. It's a clever idea that could have been a good book for teens int ...more
not set
Dec 20, 2008
 
Burnout
3.23
There are Minx titles I have read and enjoyed. This was not one of them. The environmental story was preachy, the characters were archetypes at best ( ...more
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
 
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned (Y: The Last Man, #1)
4.14
Wait, so every male human and animal gets wiped out instantaneously (save one,) and the female half of the population can't manage to keep the electri ...more
not set
Dec 08, 2007
 
Horse People: Scenes from the Riding Life
3.66
I will give the book jacket this much. This book is "intensely personal." To the point of being completely uninteresting to anyone who is not Michael ...more
not set
Jan 26, 2009
 
Dramacon, Volume 1
4.13
I don't even know what to say about this, other than the fourteen year old girl inside my was jumping up and down in glee. It's enough to make a girl ...more
not set
Apr 11, 2008
 
Albert and the Others
3.27
There are a lot of boobs in this book, but not really in a good way.
Jan 06, 2011
Jan 06, 2011
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
**spoiler alert** I’m having some kind of five stages reaction to the end of this book. At first, I was just frustrated in general. With Katniss for n ...more
Mar 24, 2010
Mar 24, 2010
 
Research for the Social Improvement and General Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang
4.07
An illustrated journal in the style of Amelia’s Notebook, The Popularity Papers documents Lydia and Julie’s preparations to become popular when they b ...more
Apr 20, 2010
Apr 20, 2010
 
Double Play (Burke, #1)
3.71
Quick read from Robert B. Parker – Burke is a disillusioned WWII veteran who returned from Guadalcanal to find a note on the table and his wife gone. ...more
Oct 25, 2009
Oct 25, 2009
 
Dancing to the Music in My Head: Memoirs of the People's Idol
2.40
Am I seriously the first person on Goodreads to write a review for this? Now I feel a little ridiculous. But, before you mock me, can I just say I did ...more
Mar 22, 2009
Mar 22, 2009
 
The Great Wide Sea
3.81
Ben and his two younger brothers are trying to deal with the sudden death of their mother, when their grief-stricken father decides to sell the house, ...more
Dec 26, 2009
Dec 26, 2009
 
Long May She Reign (The President's Daughter, #4)
4.13
The fourth and final volume about Meg Powers, the daughter of the first female President of the United States. Meg moves away from the White House to ...more
Sep 09, 2009
Sep 09, 2009
 
The Big Skinny: How I Changed My Fattitude
3.24
Oh, hurray. The story of how a "fat" girl (not really)triumphed over her 30 extra pounds by obsessively weighing herself, and counting the calories in ...more
not set
Apr 22, 2009
 
Flying Changes
3.66
Fantastic – I had no idea there was still melodramatic horse fiction for grownups! Annamarie Zimmer is almost forty, newly divorced and living on her ...more
Oct 09, 2009
Oct 09, 2009
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.93
Identity and sibling relationships are explored in this story of a bookseller's daughter comissioned to write the biography of a reclusive English aut ...more
not set
Jul 03, 2008
 
Jude
4.20
This book, people. It's like The OC and Prison Break and The Pursuit of Happyness all rolled into one. Boy from the wrong side of the tracks goes to l ...more
not set
Sep 01, 2007
 
Things I've Learned From  Women Who've Dumped Me
3.35
For a collection featuring Andy Richter, Dan Savage and Stephen Colbert, this wasn’t nearly as good as it should have been. Edited by a former Daily S ...more
Jun 17, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
 
Last Days of Summer
4.44
The first Steve Kluger I read, and still my favorite. He uses the same epistolary/scrapbook style as My Most Excellent Year.

Joey Margolis is the only
...more
Mar 21, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
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