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Life After Life
3.75
I thought I would like this. I wanted to like this. The premise had potential. (Girl is reborn over and over again and makes changes to her life each...more
Mar 20, 2014
Jan 05, 2013
 
The Postmistress
3.26
I really don't understand how this book got on the NY Times best seller list. I found it to be painfully slow with characters that didn't come to life...more
Apr 23, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
 
The Secret Life of Bees
3.95
I don't know what people loved about it. I thought it was good but nothing special.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
Great read.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
City of Women
3.81
I'm not going to bother giving a description of the plot beyond saying that it's set in Berlin during WWII. Many people seemed to really like this boo...more
May 17, 2013
Mar 03, 2013
 
Stone's Fall
3.85
This review reflects only my level of enjoyment of this book and not the quality of the writing. I can easily understand how others might love it and...more
Apr 03, 2013
Feb 06, 2013
 
The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar
3.88
The best thing I can say about this book is that I got a lot done around my house while I was assigned to read this. I felt so bummed about having to...more
Nov 22, 2011
Nov 18, 2011
 
The Lions of Little Rock
4.13
This was an enjoyable, young adult, historical fiction book. It is set in 1958 Little Rock, Arkansas and deals with issues of segregation and a 13 yea...more
May 12, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
 
A Golden Age
3.74
It was OK. I appreciated learning about the period. The plot did nothing for me. I wasn't invested in the characters. They didn't seem real to me, jus...more
Mar 12, 2011
Mar 15, 2011
 
True Grit
4.11
Why did I even think this would be a good book for me? I guess all the great reviews sold me on this book but really I should have known better. It ju...more
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 28, 2011
 
Daughter Of Fortune
3.85
Not my kind of writing style. Too much narrative. Not enough dialogue. Not an interesting story for me.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.16
I think this is more of a guys book. I found it boring and couldn't wait to be finished with it.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
Drowning Ruth
3.67
The book was so unmemorable I'm not even sure if I really read this book at all.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
Away
3.32
Not my kind of book. Characters didn't seem real and the story was not interesting.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
Sophie's Choice
4.17
Way better than the movie. Heart wrenching. Beautifully written.
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Nov 17, 2008
 
The Birth of Venus
3.75
The plot is slow to develop and the characters are generally unlikable.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
3.85
Fast paced, interesting story. Not great literature as I recall.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
Cutting for Stone
4.25
This book just wasn't for me. Maybe I just don't care for sagas.
Jun 30, 2010
Jun 14, 2010
 
Suite Française
3.77
Wanted to finish it to honor the author but I just couldn't.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
Atonement
3.82
Powerful story. A little slow in the middle but well worth it.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
The Crimson Petal and the White
3.81
Not so good for me. Very long and not very interesting.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
Triangle
3.46
Boring and predictable. I was happy to be finished with it.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
The Red Tent
4.13
Original story concept. Very compelling and captivating.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
Charlotte & Emily Brontë: The Complete Novels
4.28
Didn't do anything for me. Tedious, slow and unlikeable characters.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
What is the What
4.15
Tragic and heart wrenching but amazingly still made me laugh.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
The Confessions of Nat Turner
3.93
Rich and heart breaking look at American slavery.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
Beneath a Marble Sky
3.98
Read like a Harliquin romance. Lame and boring.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
Moloka'i
4.12
Mediocre. It was OK but not great for me.
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Nov 10, 2008
 
Five Quarters of the Orange
3.80
Well defined characters and an interesting story.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
Stones from the River
4.03
Interesting characters but a little slow.
not set
Nov 10, 2008
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