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Sullivan's Island (Lowcountry Tales #1)
4.01
This is one of those books I often share with folks who want to know more about the lowcountry of SC. Franks is one of my favorite authors for catchin ...more
not set
Jan 01, 2009
 
Lost & Found
3.70
On loan from harper415sc.

Some very nice elements in the story, once I got over the heart-stopping fear I have of early-spouse death. I had trouble at
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Mar 21, 2009
Mar 21, 2009
 
Sticks & Scones (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #10)
3.84
The perfect audio book to keep me occupied during the many miles I just had to drive between Charleston and Rabun County Georgia. A light, entertaini ...more
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Jan 01, 2009
 
The Beach House
4.08
Life lessons, for true. :) Mary Alice Monroe has now written a sequel to this book, which is called swimming lessons. This book has had a huge impact ...more
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Dec 31, 2008
 
Size 12 Is Not Fat (Heather Wells, #1)
3.73
Well, it's not!!!

Synopsis

Heather Wells Rocks!

Or, at least, she did. That was before she left the pop-idol life behind after she gained a dress size or
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Jan 01, 2009
 
Making Waves
3.43
Reminded me in the beginning, when Donnette was speaking, of a Clyde Edgerton novel, but Ms King soon developes a voice and style of her own. Told fro ...more
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Jan 10, 2009
 
Someone to Love
3.63
A quick little mystery with a building romance (with no heaving bosoms or manly hardness and furred chests, thank goodness). I needed something like ...more
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Jan 02, 2009
 
Anyone But You
3.79
I listened to this on a car trip, and it definitely made the drive a bit more fun. Someone told me that hhis is a reissue of Crusie's first novel. Mad ...more
Dec 2006
Jan 01, 2009
 
The Red Hat Club
3.69
Well, here's the thing. I read a book by this author and liked it, but still was a disgusting snob saying I liked it "for what it was", implying that ...more
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Jan 07, 2009
 
The Sunday Wife
3.75
My maiden dip into the writings of a local author, and wife of Pat Conroy. It is of that genre that seems to be occupied by writers like Dorthea Bento ...more
Jul 2006
Jan 02, 2009
 
Lethally Blond (Bailey Weggins Mystery #5)
3.67
I've liked this author for light diversion inthe past, but just couldn't get into this particlar book. Sigh. Not even enough to skip to the back to s ...more
not set
Jan 03, 2009
 
Why Girls Are Weird
3.68
I started reading this on loan from the library, but the first chapter about Barbie dolls was so funny that I knew I'd want to pass it on to someone f ...more
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Jan 04, 2009
 
The Next Thing on My List
3.45
This is not a great thinker book, but that's okay. Sometimes you need a lighter read between reading Dostoevsky and the book on Math given to you by y ...more
Jan 28, 2009
Jan 28, 2009
 
Scared Scriptless
3.55
Sometimes the stories behind a book are as interesting to me as the book itself. Scared Scriptless, which in itself was an amusing read, turned out to ...more
Jul 20, 2014
Jul 19, 2014
 
Renegade (The Elysium Chronicles, #1)
3.79
My life is just about perfect. That's what Evie thinks, despite the memory loss she suffers, and the whispers in her mind of distant memories that she ...more
Nov 16, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
 
Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict (Jane Austen Addict, #1)
3.17
I enjoyed this little time travel romp into Regency, not so much for the story-line, as for the glimpses into what the world looked, sounded, and smel ...more
Oct 27, 2012
Oct 24, 2012
 
How to Bake a Perfect Life
3.88
Okay book on bread-making with a story about a baker and her trials and tribulations wrapped around it. This was that sort of book where a woman of a ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 23, 2012
 
Shem Creek (Lowcountry Tales #4)
4.01
I like Dotty Frank...Her books are not grand literature, but they are a nice "escape". She writes about the Lowcountry with affection, understanding ...more
not set
Jan 07, 2009
 
The Summer I Dared
3.78
Another "I shouldn't have listened to the abridged version" audio book, though I'm not sure I should have listened to this at all. Delinsky was a favo ...more
Feb 17, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
 
Austentatious
3.40
Backstory on this book: I was at Goodwill and ran into the sister of this author. Somehow, we ended up talking about Jane Austen (doesn't everyone at ...more
Apr 21, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
 
Attachments
3.97
I have a friend, whether she's Beth to my Jennifer, or Jennifer to my Beth, I don't really know, but were someone to tap into our internet corresponde ...more
Jul 23, 2012
Aug 30, 2011
 
Julia's Chocolates
3.83
When I first started reading this book, I laughed out loud at the image of a run-away bride throwing her wedding dress up in a tree. I loved the image ...more
Apr 02, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
 
The Summerhouse
3.91
Cute bit of fluff-- nothing too mind bending or serious. I read it while at the hospital for some tests, and thought I'd finish it and leave it there, ...more
Jan 12, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
 
Girls' Poker Night
3.29
This was given to me by someone, but I can't remember who -- Thought this might be a light, diversionary read, especially since the author wrote for D ...more
Dec 30, 2010
Dec 30, 2010
 
On Bear Mountain
3.79
Read this book while up here in the mountains of Northern Georgia where it is set. A gentle story, of love in families, of fathers and children and of ...more
not set
Jan 10, 2009
 
When Light Breaks
3.84
Though I got mildly impatient with this book a fair amount of time, all in all the positives outweigh the negatives...though I'm really shocked it to ...more
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2008
 
The Chili Queen
3.63
Read this a while ago, but picked up this copy at a local booksale. I enjoyed it for light reading...had read The Diary of Mattie Spencer, by the same ...more
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Dec 28, 2008
 
The Devil Wears Prada (The Devil Wears Prada, #1)
3.64
I read this a while back when it first came out-- Such a different world from the one where I reside, with my flip flop sandals, no make-up and relaxe ...more
not set
Jan 12, 2009
 
Dark Tort (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #13)
3.78
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Jan 01, 2009
 
Always Something There to Remind Me
3.69
None
Dec 10, 2011
Dec 09, 2011
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