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Big Girl Panties
3.44
it was ok
Being a Big girl I tend to want to read novels written in the perspective of a bigger girl. The concept of putting on Big Girl Panties is common for m ...more
Aug 2013
Aug 30, 2013
 
The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
4.27
really liked it
This book is psychological bootcamp. Its purpose is quite literally to eradicate you. If the principles of this piece are bought and practiced for a p ...more
Dec 09, 2012
Dec 09, 2012
 
Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo
4.20
it was amazing
A fan of Anthony since reading "The Elephant Whisperer," I was quick to pick this up to see what adventures he could get himself into this time. "Baby ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
 
Men, Women, and Children
3.47
really liked it
This was my second foray into the Kultgen mind and I vividly remember the day a female coworker asked me what the book was about. Instead of trying to ...more
Aug 2014
Oct 25, 2014
 
The Longest Journey
3.51
really liked it
As shocking as it may be, I'd never read anything by E.M. Forster. I happened upon my dusty, 1922 printed copy by luck as I browsed through one of the ...more
Mar 12, 2016
Mar 12, 2016
 
The New Yorkers
3.25
it was ok
This book had all the elements I'd assume would make for an interesting story: Several characters who will somehow interact despite the odds of doing ...more
Jan 05, 2013
Jan 06, 2013
 
Unfriending My Ex: And Other Things I'll Never Do
3.27
liked it
I guess I'm not as social media or reality tv knowledgeable as I should be. I had no idea that Kim Stolz was a celebrity of some type and I haven't wa ...more
Sep 2014
Sep 13, 2014
 
Never Have I Ever: My Life (So Far) Without a Date
3.56
it was amazing
There are so many reasons why this is cool.

1. It's a memoir.
2. It's brutally honest.
3. It doesn't tie things up, happily and neatly in the end.
4. It
...more
Apr 30, 2014
May 03, 2014
 
What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding
3.83
really liked it
How can anyone walk by a title like this and not pick it up? As a single, childless woman in my mid thirties, I like to discover memoirs of people in ...more
May 31, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
Brooklyn Girls (Brooklyn Girls, #1)
3.52
liked it
Finally, a book about twenty somethings who aren't solely motivated by the pursuit of men, though there are a few tossed in just to be real. Showing e ...more
Sep 2013
Sep 22, 2013
 
The Fuck-Up
3.55
it was amazing
I would highly reccomend this book to anyone with balls enough to explore a world completely unlike his own. This book follows one 20 something's unam ...more
May 22, 2009
May 01, 2009
 
Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth-Century to Modern Times
3.59
it was amazing
I recently became a "Downton Abbey" addict and thus wanted to explore in greater depth what being a servant really meant in 19th century Britain and b ...more
Aug 2015
Sep 09, 2015
 
Mrs Queen Takes The Train
3.57
it was amazing
With a title as is, you know you're in for a harmless, fun, quirky romp. Mrs Queen is all those things with a few surprises.

The novel of course cente
...more
Jul 2015
Jul 30, 2015
 
314 (Widowsfield Trilogy,#1)
3.54
really liked it
For those looking for something weird but in a good way, 314 is it. The story follows Alma Harper, a music teacher who is encouraged by paranormal res ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 18, 2015
 
Shopping for a Billionaire 4 (Shopping for a Billionaire, #4)
4.12
liked it
Note: I'm using this final edition as a means of reviewing the entire series.

What struck me immediately about Julia Kent's writing was the effortless
...more
Nov 2014
Dec 01, 2014
 
Fat Girl: A True Story
3.23
it was amazing
If I had followed my degreed career path and became a teacher, I would have made my students read this, male or female. From the opening line about ho ...more
Oct 30, 2012
Nov 02, 2012
 
Scandal with a Prince (Royal Scandals, #1)
3.69
liked it
Surprisingly more entertaining than I expected from a romance BookBub freebie, this story follows Megan and her daughter Anna in their Barcelona, hote ...more
Nov 2014
Dec 29, 2014
 
I Smile Back
3.08
really liked it
If you want a read a happy book about the life of a happy suburban housewife and mother, this isn't it. However, if you want to be introduced to a scr ...more
Jun 10, 2012
Jun 05, 2012
 
This is Where I Leave You
3.88
it was amazing
Another of my spontaneous Goodwill purchases, this novel follows Judd Foxman as he navigates the waters of a lost baby, the infidelity of his wife Jen ...more
Dec 06, 2012
Dec 06, 2012
 
How To Write A Novel The Easy Way Using The Pulp Fiction Method To Write Better Novels: Writing Skills
3.67
did not like it
The premise of this work seems to be that you don't need to be a great or even good writer to be published anymore, you just need to be prolific at it ...more
Nov 2014
Nov 24, 2014
 
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
3.42
liked it
If you've ever wondered what it's like to be on the ground in Afghanistan and Iraq as a female American journalist and want to read a first person acc ...more
Mar 2016
May 19, 2016
 
Broken Lines
3.68
it was ok
I had such high hopes for this piece as I do for anything with a world is coming to an end and we must figure out how to survive now plot. Sadly, this ...more
Sep 2014
Oct 07, 2014
 
Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3)
3.88
did not like it
It's over. It's finally over! A friend told me what a great love story this trilogy was, and after reading all of the books to completion, my only edu ...more
Oct 2014
Oct 20, 2014
 
Identity
3.68
liked it
This is the story of Chantal and Jean-Marc, or at least we think it is.

Chantal is a divorced woman who lost a child and perceives herself as losing he
...more
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 20, 2017
 
Where I Belong
4.25
it was amazing
I'll start off by saying this could be biased simply because I'm a Great Big Sea fan. That said, I do think this autobiography is worth every star.

If
...more
Jul 2015
Jul 30, 2015
 
Lost & Found
3.71
it was ok
I have to say that the fact the main character's name is Rocky in this novel annoyed me. I'm not sure why, but it just grated me every time I had to r ...more
Aug 2016
Sep 12, 2016
 
The Girl on the Train
3.88
liked it
This is it! You're finally here! After weeks of hearing rave reviews of the newly opened burger joint down the block, you finally took time to carve o ...more
Aug 2016
Sep 12, 2016
 
Mr. Timothy
3.60
really liked it
Sometimes I decide not to read book jacket summaries when selecting my next read. In the same way that watching movie trailers can sometimes dull the ...more
Dec 2016
Dec 08, 2016
 
Mr. Darcy's Obsession: A Pride and Prejudice Variation
3.73
it was ok
"Pride and Prejudice" has been a favorite novel and movie (Pride & Prejudice, Colin Firth Edition) for over a decade. With such iconic characters ...more
Dec 2016
Dec 28, 2016
 
Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust
3.70
it was amazing
When I was at Johnson State College I took a whole class on "just" the Holocaust. Taught by the short, British, military vest, big glasses wearing pro ...more
Apr 2016
Dec 08, 2016
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