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Grave Sight (Harper Connelly, #1)
3.83
Thank goodness Charlaine Harris has more than one series going, so I can continue to get my fix! This woman is an extremely talented writer and has co ...more
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Feb 24, 2009
 
The Christmas Train
3.55
This was a fun book and a nice holiday read. It reminded me that the season is about connecting with people, which is done on the train trip described ...more
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Dec 04, 2008
 
Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation
3.72
Women in history, especially American history, are often overlooked. Cokie Roberts seeks to right that wrong by giving us an inside look at the women ...more
Aug 2008
Sep 25, 2008
 
The Book of Proper Names
3.55
If I could give this one lower than a one-star rating I would. What a pointless book. The only good thing I can say for it was that it wasn't long. Oh ...more
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Feb 12, 2009
 
Body Surfing
3.29
If we could give half stars, I would probably have given this one a two-and-a-half. I rounded up because I like this author so much. Body Surfing is a ...more
Dec 15, 2008
Dec 12, 2008
 
London
4.03
This was a lonnnnnnnnnnnng book! It traces the history of London, from Roman times up through the 1990s. The author cleverly establishes several famil ...more
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Oct 24, 2008
 
Hold Tight
3.92
I am a fan of Harlan Coben's, but this wasn't my favorite of his books. Yes, the plot had many unexpected twists and turns and kept me guessing up unt ...more
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Jan 01, 2009
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.71
After book 3, I didn't have high hopes for this one, but I was presently surprised. I read a review that said everyone gets everything they want by th ...more
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Feb 12, 2009
 
Dedication
3.16
This book is by the women who wrote "The Nanny Diaries" and I picked it up solely because I liked their first book so much. I'm glad I did! There was ...more
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Feb 16, 2009
 
The Best of Everything
3.73
This book was written in 1958, so it is extremely dated. But I like Rona Jaffe, so I thought I'd give it a try. The story is of a group of young women ...more
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Feb 24, 2009
 
Me Before You
4.31
This book snuck up on me. I wasn't sure if I'd like it, then -- POW! I was hooked and I didn't want it to end. The story is about a woman who loses he ...more
Sep 07, 2013
Jan 22, 2014
 
Saving Rachel (Donovan Creed, #3)
3.31
This was one complicated story. The main character is a man who designs computer programs for a living, and who has created a program that will move m ...more
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Jun 10, 2011
 
UR
3.55
Leave it to Stephen King to write a horror story about a Kindle! In this tale, the hero is an English professor who loves books and hates technology. ...more
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Jun 11, 2009
 
Chanel and Her World: Friends, Fashion, and Fame
3.86
This was one of my husband's best Christmas gifts to me. I couldn't wait to get started. I was extremely interested in the life of this amazing design ...more
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Feb 03, 2010
 
Franklin and Lucy
3.94
I have read many biographies of FDR and Eleanor, but this one was interesting because it brought some new facts to my understanding of FDR's story, mo ...more
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May 23, 2011
 
Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping
2.93
I was intrigued by the premise of this book: a year without shopping? Could it be done? How would your life change? The book offers some answers, but ...more
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Dec 30, 2010
 
The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage
3.92
I have read many books about Lincoln and the Civil War, so I did not run into a great deal of new information here. But what made this book stand out ...more
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Feb 20, 2010
 
A Caress of Twilight (Merry Gentry, #2)
4.03
OK, I'm hooked. When I read the first book in this series, I wasn't sure I liked it. These stories have two tracks: politics in the royal courts of th ...more
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Feb 08, 2010
 
Valley of the Dolls
3.64
I have read this book several times and seen the movie, so I'm very familiar with the story line: three young women in New York City in the 1940s thro ...more
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Dec 20, 2008
 
Rebecca
4.17
Written in 1938, this story stands up surprisingly well. A young second wife comes home to her husband's huge English estate and battles her own feeli ...more
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Mar 17, 2009
 
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
3.72
I loved the first two books of this series, but this one fell flat for me. First of all, there wasn't a really compelling plot in it. It felt more lik ...more
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Jan 30, 2009
 
Serial
3.45
What happens when you take a serial killer who picks up hitchhikers for his victims, then have him pick up a hitchhiker who is also a serial killer an ...more
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Feb 05, 2010
 
Assassination Vacation
3.99
I cannot say enough good things about this book and about Sarah Vowell as an author. You might remember her as the voice of Violet in "The Incredibles ...more
Jan 15, 2009
Dec 16, 2008
 
Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1)
3.79
I liked this even better than the Da Vinci code. The mystery of who was behind the evil plot in this book kept on right up until the end. I had it alm ...more
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Apr 29, 2009
 
Wedlock
3.81
This story is bound to make any feminist--or any ration thinking person--angry. The story is about the Countess of Strathmore, a wealthy widow who was ...more
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Apr 29, 2009
 
Irresistible Forces (Steele Series #5)
3.66
I read this book because it was a free Kindle download. I know the romance genre is sometimes a little dramatic, but this was ridiculous. Nothing was ...more
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Feb 05, 2010
 
Going Home To Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969
3.95
I enjoy biographies written about famous people by those who knew them or were related to them, so I looked forward eagerly to this book by Dwight Eis ...more
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Apr 14, 2011
 
The Washingtonienne
2.81
What a trashy novel! I was not surprised, having followed Jessica Cutler's "career" in DC. While supposedly a work of fiction, this book was a thinly ...more
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Dec 20, 2008
 
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
3.25
This book was so much fun. And it was masterfully written. Instead of rewriting the story, Grahame-Smith took the actual text and inserted his martial ...more
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Apr 29, 2009
 
Cannibals of the Heart: A Personal Biography of Louisa Catherine & John Quincy Adams
3.89
This book gave a beautiful, thoughtfully written story about a very complicated marriage: that of John Quincy Adams and Louisa Adams. I have read a gr ...more
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Jan 08, 2009
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