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Three Twigs for the Campfire
3.98
I enjoyed this book. Mr. Cognard does a wonderful job in writing the tales that the children tell around the campfire. Three enjoyable tales told by t...more
Mar 04, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
 
Stand Proud
4.07
I really liked this book. There is a reason that Elmer Kelton won the Spur Award seven times. Stand Proud is well done as it tells the tale of Frank C...more
Mar 21, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
 
Escape (Island, #3)
3.91
I enjoyed this final book of the Island series. I wanted to read this book right after I finished the second book and it did not disappoint. My son an...more
Sep 22, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
 
The North Star Serial, Part 1
3.38
I really liked Part I of the North Star Serial. I am looking forward to further adventures of CAPT Janaai Resnick and her crew against the Korelean fo...more
Jun 26, 2010
May 27, 2010
 
No Girls Allowed: Devotions for Boys
4.88
What a great devotional for boys! My sons (6 and 11) really enjoyed this book and I got just as much out of it if not more than they did. Each topic i...more
Jul 18, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
The Big Sky
4.02
This was ok and thus given a 2 star rating. The use of the N-word and GD was used so heavy throughout the book that it took away from the story. I und...more
Jan 31, 2014
Dec 30, 2013
 
Scouts (The Orgone Chronicles, Book 1)
3.71
I received this book through the Goodreads First Reads program. What a great giveaway, thank you to Zetta for making this book available. I liked the...more
Jul 2010
May 30, 2010
 
The Widow of the South
3.72
I rarely give books a full five rating, but this book was amazing. I enjoy historical fiction and this one did not disappoint. Robert Hicks did a wond...more
Jun 04, 2010
Jun 03, 2010
 
"Founders' Fables"
4.11
My family really liked this book. My four children, ranging in age from 4 to 10, loved the rhyming fables that were all extremely well-written poems....more
Oct 31, 2010
Oct 27, 2010
 
Sea Creatures
3.72
I really enjoyed this book. Susanna Daniel has done a wonderful job in describing the surroundings throughout this book. As I read, I could taste the...more
Jul 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
Dora and Diego: Let's Cook
3.50
What a great book for getting children into the kitchen. This is an extremely good book that can make any kid feel proud of creating something from sc...more
Nov 30, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
 
The Fort: A Novel Of The Revolutionary War, 11 C Ds [Complete & Unabridged Audio Work]
3.46
This was between a rating of a 2 (ok) and a 3 (liked it). I think I finally added up all the scores and it came out to a 2.487 or somewhere close to t...more
Oct 19, 2011
Oct 14, 2011
 
Kiowa Trail
3.81
What a great Western story! I picked this audio book up at the library and was not disappointed. Only 4.5 hours long, this story made my commute to an...more
Nov 05, 2010
Nov 02, 2010
 
Gun Country
4.12
The main story with Lawrence Shaw was sound and it was a likable read. Especially when the main character is the fastest gun around so he can get hims...more
May 22, 2010
May 18, 2010
 
Paddle Beads
4.14
I really enjoyed reading this book. Ross McIntyre has done a wonderful job in describing what one can truly experience when stepping into a canoe, pus...more
Feb 10, 2011
Jan 31, 2011
 
Ride the Desperate Trail
3.31
Free Anderson and Parks Scott have to deal with more “fuss” in this second book of their trilogy. Mike Kearby does a wonderful job of placing the read...more
Apr 08, 2011
Mar 29, 2011
 
17 Christmases
3.80
What a great children’s book that shows the joys and happiness of the Christmas season with family and friends. This book did a wonderful job in keepi...more
Nov 29, 2010
Nov 12, 2010
 
The Johnstown Flood
4.07
Wow, David McCullough is one of the best and once again has produced a wonderful piece of work. I picked this audio book up from the library solely ba...more
Nov 19, 2010
Nov 15, 2010
 
Xterra Conspiracy - Book #1
4.04
Wow - I really, I mean really, enjoyed this book! I normally do not give out 5 star ratings, especially with the first book in a series, but as I plac...more
Oct 08, 2012
Sep 19, 2012
 
Lion in the Valley (Amelia Peabody, #4)
4.14
It was O.K., but I was hoping for more. I love books that deal with Egyptology and the turn of the century is a wonderful time period so I had high ho...more
Jun 2010
May 23, 2010
 
March
3.70
I liked this book, but I was very close to giving it only a two star rating due the main character Mr. March. I enjoy historical fiction and I thought...more
Apr 08, 2013
Apr 07, 2013
 
Looping for Love
3.12
I enjoyed this book. Ginney Etherton has done a great job in describing the setting at the Singing Bluffs Resort and I could clearly visualize the gol...more
Nov 16, 2011
Oct 20, 2011
 
The Boy Who Howled
3.73
I liked this Junior Library Guild Selection and believe that Timothy Power’s debut piece of work will be the foundation of several good readings to co...more
Dec 2010
Nov 10, 2010
 
The Giver
4.11
This was a good audio story to listen to on our latest family trip. My ten year old son stayed with the entire story, but my seven year old daughter l...more
Jul 12, 2010
Jul 17, 2010
 
The Rookie's Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition: What You Need to Know to Buy, Shoot and Care for a Handgun
3.88
I liked this book. An extremely simple and easy to read book that is truly written for an individual that is going to handle a handgun for the first t...more
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 03, 2014
 
Sin Killer
3.60
I enjoyed this book and the crazy English Berrybender family’s travels up the Missouri river in the 1830s. Larry McMurtry’s use of real events and peo...more
Jun 17, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
 
Ready Player One
4.30
Wow! I really, really enjoyed this book. I loved how Ernest Cline brought almost every video game, song, and TV show from the '80s into this book. Thi...more
Nov 29, 2013
Nov 21, 2013
 
The Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 (I Survived, #7)
4.08
My son bought this book at his school's book fair and I picked it up and read right through it rather quickly in one sitting. It is a good historical...more
Nov 04, 2013
Nov 05, 2013
 
Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen
3.86
This book was awesome! Mr. Greene does a wonderful job in bringing this piece of history back into the present. North Platte was what America was and...more
Mar 12, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
 
The Invisible Woman
3.72
I enjoyed this book, but it took a little while for this non-fiction tale to warm up. The first part of the book just had a little too much informatio...more
Feb 04, 2014
Jan 17, 2014
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