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Atonement
3.85
Thank god I listened to my coworkers when they said this book would get much better. Part I (which I took approximately three weeks to read) crept by ...more
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 12, 2010
 
Beautiful Ruins
3.68
Reading Beautiful Ruins is like savoring a plate of tiramisu all by yourself--- you have to pace yourself because it is rich and delightful, sweet and ...more
not set
Aug 02, 2012
 
Daughters of the Revolution
2.59
A little all over the place but compelling all the same. I enjoyed the characters EV and her mom Mei Mei but everything was too disjointed! I guess th ...more
Jun 21, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
 
Daughter of Fortune
3.87
Strong-spirited Eliza follows her first love from Chile to San Francisco during the Gold Rush and instead finds her freedom. There was a nice chemistr ...more
Aug 10, 2009
Aug 10, 2009
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
I liked the historical background of the Great Depression and the relationship between Jacob and Rosie the elephant but the romance between Jacob and ...more
not set
Mar 12, 2011
 
The Reader
3.71
Beautiful prose mixed with devastating conflict and moral dilemmas. I will have to watch the movie to see how it was adapted.
Feb 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.10
An epistolary about the Nazi Occupation of Guernsey in the English Channel, this book has charming and memorable characters and is often laugh out lou ...more
Oct 2008
Oct 24, 2008
 
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
3.31
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Jul 22, 2013
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