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A Child Called "It"
4.06
I did not like this book. But that's okay. You're not supposed to like it. It's a horrible, horrible book. A trainwreck of a book. I wanted to look aw ...more
Jan 2007
Jul 05, 2007
 
The Conch Bearer
3.64
Well-written, but I couldn't help thinking something was missing. I never really started caring for the main characters, and the book never 'drew me i ...more
Feb 18, 2009
Feb 14, 2009
 
The Girl in a Swing
3.49
I hardly know how to describe this book. It started out very slowly, and I was wondering if I'd have the patience to work my way through it, but sudde ...more
Jan 02, 2010
Dec 21, 2009
 
The Girl She Used to Be
3.52
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."

Melody knows exactly what's in a name - an identity. The problem
...more
Mar 13, 2009
Mar 17, 2009
 
The Book With No Name (Bourbon Kid, #1)
3.78
I saw this book on Amazon during a random browsing, and was so completely intrigued by the premise that I just had to read it. Thankfully the library ...more
Jan 04, 2010
Dec 22, 2009
 
Charlotte's Web
4.11
Before you see the rating and become outraged, keep in mind that this is GoodReads - not Amazon. 2 stars means "It was OK". Also you need to know that ...more
Jun 14, 2008
Sep 14, 2007
 
The Surrendered Wife: A Practical Guide To Finding Intimacy, Passion and Peace
3.65
Like Laura Schlessinger's "The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands" (don't read it - it's not worth your time or money), this is a book of how to stop ...more
Mar 22, 2008
Dec 30, 2007
 
Pigen fra Auschwitz
3.54
Arlette Levy Andersen lived in the concentration camps Birkenau and Auschwitz for more than a year near the end of World War 2. For four decades Arlet ...more
Mar 11, 2012
Dec 16, 2011
 
The Handmaid's Tale
3.98
The Handmaid's Tale is a fascinating dystopian (I think - if I understand the definition correct) tale. I'm not actually sure that I like the story, b ...more
Nov 02, 2009
Jan 12, 2008
 
Those Who Trespass Against Us: One Woman's War Against the Nazis
4.31
While an interesting enough plot, the writing was unfortunately very dry and at times even dull and it therefore took me ages to read it. I'd still re ...more
Feb 03, 2008
Jan 09, 2008
 
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
3.75
This book came highly recommended by a friend of mine and I can understand why. It's fascinating. Very different from what I had expected (which was p ...more
Jun 2005
Jul 05, 2007
 
Ayaan - Opbrud og oprør
4.18
A very powerful and disturbing book. Hitherto I've been among those who say that Islam is as a whole a peaceful religion and that people who commit at ...more
May 26, 2008
May 18, 2008
 
Hello, Darkness
3.81
Not high literature, but it had me captivated from page 1, and sometimes that's really all I ask. I was completely drawn into the story and Sandra Bro ...more
Jul 11, 2009
Jul 11, 2009
 
Much Ado About Nothing
4.05
Shakespeare isn't usually my cup of tea but "Much Ado About Nothing" is easily the best play I've read by him. It's funny with lots of quick puns. I r ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 10, 2007
 
Speak
3.97
Had I read this when I was younger, I think I would have loved it. I still found it both well-written and interesting, but I was very obviously above ...more
Sep 13, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
 
Testimony
3.51
This is a train-wreck of a book. At a very early stage I sensed that this would be an unpleasant book, and wasn't entirely sure I wanted to continue r ...more
Apr 2009
Jun 12, 2008
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
I'm not sure whether this deserves 2 or 3 stars... wish half-star ratings had been implemented. It's not exactly boring, but very slow-moving. It does ...more
May 23, 2009
Dec 09, 2008
 
Og sådan blev det
3.96
A young girl is forced away from her Sami background and sent to live in Jutland. She never feels settled in Denmark, so as an adult she makes contact ...more
Nov 16, 2013
Oct 25, 2013
 
The Tiger's Child
3.88
Very interesting to read this follow-up to "One Child" and hear what later became of Sheila. I found the idea fascinating that Torey might actually ha ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Mar 23, 2012
 
Perfect Match
3.90
If you were a mother, knowing the law could not protect your son, would you take the law in your own hands? It's not a question I think anybody can an ...more
Jul 20, 2008
Jul 03, 2007
 
Sue Barton, Visiting Nurse (Sue Barton, #3)
3.99
**spoiler alert** I think this is my favourite of the series. I love reading about Sue's work in the streets of New York, how she has to be imaginativ ...more
Jan 2008
Jul 03, 2007
 
Adrift in the Pacific: Two Years Holiday
3.95
I had seen a cartoon adaption of this book many years ago, and though I remember very little of it, I do remember that I really liked it, so when I di ...more
Aug 2003
Jul 03, 2007
 
Herzsprung
3.62
A book I read often as a young teenager. Nina's secret is that her step-father sexually abused her as a child. He hasn't touched her since she turned ...more
Sep 2006
Jul 05, 2007
 
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
3.97
Cooking and especially professional gourmet cooking is something I've always found very interesting. I don't know exactly why, seeing as I have no dre ...more
Sep 03, 2008
Feb 21, 2008
 
Højtlæseren
3.70
What I most liked about this book was the writing style, which actually came as a huge surprise to me, because usually I'd find that way of narrating ...more
Mar 28, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
 
84 Charing Cross Road
4.17
This edition contains both 84 Charing Cross Road and The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street, and I'm glad, because I don't think either would have been comp ...more
Jul 18, 2010
Jul 18, 2010
 
Den sidste gode mand (Niels Bentzon, #1)
3.47
As a policeman in Copenhagen, Niels Bentzon is accustomed to chasing criminals. Therefore he can hardly take it seriously when he is given the task of ...more
Apr 04, 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
A Moment of Weakness (Forever Faithful, Book 2)
4.36
I honestly don't really know how to rate or review this book. There were parts of it I loved, and parts where I just wanted to throw the book across t ...more
Jun 14, 2010
Jun 14, 2010
 
The Awakening and The Struggle (The Vampire Diaries, #1-2)
3.66
In style "The Vampire Diaries" is very much like Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight"-series, only a lot darker and therefore probably aimed at an older audie ...more
Jul 15, 2009
Jul 14, 2009
 
Døderummet (Maria Krause, #1)
3.29
A young woman is found dead by Gudme Lake in the South of Funen. Apparently she's been stabbed to death and emptied for blood somewhere else.

Assistant
...more
Mar 14, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
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