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The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
OK, before everyone vilifies me for my ONE STAR, just know that I have never wanted to throw a book across the room more than this thing. AAAAAAARRRrr ...more
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
Paperback Thriller
3.5 stars

WHAT’s GOOD: The first chapter is brilliant in the setup, the intrigue, the feeling of being extremely unsettled and violated. Our protagonis
May 19, 2012
May 17, 2012
Go Ask Alice
In honor of Banned Books Week 2011
What's in a Name 4 Challenge = MOVEMENT in title

Sep 30, 2011
Dec 13, 2009
Dept. of Speculation
Thanks Ruthiella! My kind of book.
Mar 22, 2015
Mar 20, 2014
Midnight Cowboy
Wow - I honestly didn't know this would be so good. and yet - it's a very odd little book, sort of. I would say it is creative but can't seem to expla ...more
Nov 21, 2009
Apr 08, 2009
The Smart One and the Pretty One
Won this from Lisa at Lit&Life! Thank you! arrived 10/20/09
not set
Oct 20, 2009
The Witch of Hebron (World Made by Hand, #2)
Got tripped up abt 50 pages in by an explanation that one of the characters was a doctor AFTER that fact had been firmly established. I did not need t ...more
Nov 19, 2010
Oct 05, 2010
Undiscovered Gyrl
won from Chris! dreamsstuffbooks
not set
Sep 27, 2009
The Marriage Plot
Received this today in the mail!
not set
Nov 13, 2012
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age
John Cusack Reading List Challenge
not set
Nov 16, 2009
borrowed from Shaw Library
not set
Feb 09, 2010
Apologize, Apologize!
A dog on the cover...
not set
Jul 13, 2010
Open House
borrowed from Shaw Library
not set
Feb 09, 2010
Good Faith
gift from Auntie Lil
not set
Jul 05, 2010
The Namesake
not set
Aug 20, 2010
Ethan Frome
I liked it; I probably knew too much going in. Loved the symbolism. I found it almost more amusing than sad. I am look forward to reading more Wharton ...more
May 24, 2010
Jun 06, 2009
Good Dog. Stay.
from LInda Stress
Jul 05, 2010
Jul 05, 2010
Day After Night
WON for cheering the Oct09 Read-A-Thon
Heard the author speak at Boston Book Fest Oct09

loaned to Gail
not set
Nov 24, 2009
The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
I hereby will not talk to Gail abt a book before I've read it! :)
I am not going to rate this until bookclub meets.
Mar 04, 2010
Feb 18, 2010
The World We Found
Thanks Nancy!
not set
Jan 20, 2012
The Housekeeper and the Professor
Voted in by Gail for June BookClub; it's only 180 pages... READ IN ONE DAY - woo hoo!!

My review is posted on my blog:
Jun 03, 2009
Apr 16, 2009
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
due May 12
May 03, 2010
Apr 13, 2010
A fascinating look at a feminine Utopia. The skirting around the s e x topic was amusing. I have to think some more this. It took me forever (From Jan ...more
Jan 08, 2010
Oct 31, 2009
Eyes Like Stars (Théâtre Illuminata, #1)
I can't read this. Either I am just too distracted, not in the mood or it's just not my piece of pie, but I cannot get past the petulance of the poor ...more
Aug 02, 2011
Sep 09, 2009
My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq
I enjoyed this look into a world and culture I had no idea existed. Even the linguistics fascinated me. It's just amazing how much change this family ...more
Aug 27, 2009
Nov 05, 2008
Shooting the Boh: A Woman's Voyage Down the Wildest River in Borneo
just bookmooched from andilit! 9/17
There is NO WAY I could ever have signed up to do what this lady did: leeches and constant swarming of bees and FEA
Nov 06, 2009
Jun 26, 2009
The Awakening
I am SO EMBARRASSED! I've read this once - don't remember, when or my rx?! It's good the second time and I'm curious to see what I will think at the e ...more
May 26, 2009
Dec 22, 2008
Woman: An Intimate Geography
As this was a library book and I had to return it, I ordered it from Amazon so I can start with chap 17 and read the rest of it (soon).

Eva astripedarm
May 2010
Nov 14, 2009
As You Wish
I dislike writing negative reviews; but have to say this one just didn't do it for me.

gift from my Book Blogger Holiday Swap Secret Santa - THANK YOU
Dec 13, 2009
Sep 01, 2009
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
My favorite of the first three. LOVED the time travel component.
Jul 29, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
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