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The Lotus Eaters
3.83
My thoughts:
This one punched me deep in my gut....I literally sobbed for 15 minutes after I finished the last page. All of these emotions were swirlin
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Jan 2011
Dec 26, 2010
 
By Fire, by Water
3.75
My thoughts:
Wow....that's what I think...WOW!! Never in a million years would I say that historical fiction about the New Inquisition during the Medie
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Mar 07, 2011
Mar 05, 2011
 
Falling Home
3.92
My Thoughts:
This book has it all....a great family story, love, heartbreak, secrets, humor, sadness....and it's written beautifully. I finished this
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May 15, 2011
May 14, 2011
 
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
4.26
Why I wanted to read this book: I have often wanted to volunteer in another country and Conor's story sounded promising and intriguing. I wanted to kn ...more
Jan 02, 2011
Dec 31, 2010
 
Faith
3.83



Most of you have heard, by now, what happened to my brother, or a version of it: the alarming events of that spring and summer, the single, vile accu
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May 09, 2011
May 08, 2011
 
The Peach Keeper
3.83
My Thoughts: I have been anxiously waiting for this book to come out! I fell under Sarah's spell when I happened upon "Garden Spells" on my library s ...more
Apr 08, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
 
Nerd Do Well
3.63
Review courtesy of my son Marc:


A few reasons really come to mind when I'm asked the question why I wished to read the novel Nerd Do Well written by Si
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Jun 14, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
 
The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead
2.83
First thoughts after finishing this book: Hmmm....that was interesting and creepy.

What I liked about the book:

the author really created a sinister, d
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Jun 16, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
 
Drinking Closer to Home (P.S.)
3.43
Well, this will be a short and sweet (maybe not) review...reason being...I just did not care for this book. I found the parents to be narcissistic, ne ...more
Jan 09, 2011
Jan 09, 2011
 
Slow Dancing on Price's Pier: A Novel
3.71
This is the perfect book to take to the beach and just escape into the pages. I really enjoyed the setting and the characters. I truly loved reading t ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
The Rose Garden
4.00
First Thoughts after finishing this awesome book: "Where can I find those ley lines so that I can step back in time and fall into a handsome smuggler' ...more
Oct 22, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
 
What Would Mr Darcy Do?
3.84
My Thoughts:
Ahhhhh...what bliss this book was! I loved the little twists that Reynolds put to her Pride & Prejudice variation. It made for an inte
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Apr 03, 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet (Agatha Raisin, #2)
3.75
I really love this crotchety middle aged woman named Agatha. She makes me smile and laugh because she just says it like it is. She recently retired fr ...more
Apr 09, 2011
Apr 09, 2011
 
The Midwife's Confession
4.03
My thoughts:
I had read so many great reviews of this title that I just had to get my hands on a copy. I'm a bit ashamed to admit that I finally realiz
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May 19, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
 
Me Again
3.90
First thoughts after finishing: "What a lovely debut novel. I bought it hook, line, and sinker."

"And Dad?" I reached out and touched his arm, startli
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Oct 02, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
Silver Girl
3.85
First Thoughts after finishing book: I'm glad that I didn't end up hating Meredith!!

What I liked about this book:

The story is very relevant to what ha
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Jun 26, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
 
Mothers and Daughters
3.37
First thoughts after finishing this book: You think because you're family that you know everything about each other, but the truth is you really don't ...more
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 19, 2011
 
Radio Shangri-la: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth
3.40
Why I read it:
I really enjoy reading about people's experiences living countries that I know next to nothing about. I remember watching The Today's Sh
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Jul 17, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
The Apothecary's Daughter
3.78
My Thoughts:
I really enjoyed this book about the role apothecaries had in Regency England during the mid 1800's. It was also very enlightening to know
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Jun 12, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
 
Down from Cascom Mountain: A Novel
3.59


First thoughts after closing this book: I just want to stay here in this moment and think about these characters because I'm not quite ready to say go
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Jun 27, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
 
It Happened One Bite (Regency Vampyre Trilogy, #1)
3.85

The Cover:
Cheesy...big time!!! If I saw this in the bookstore I would just keep on going and not bother to pick it up to investigate it further.

My Fir
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Mar 22, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
 
Hush
3.41

"Lake opened her mouth to scream but nothing came out. her breath seemed dead-bolted in her chest. She knew she needed to get closer, to check if Kea
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Feb 27, 2011
Feb 25, 2011
 
Russian Winter
3.74
My Thoughts: I was pulled into this story from the very first chapter. The whole premise of the book intrigued me from the beginning and I have to say ...more
May 04, 2011
May 01, 2011
 
My Love, My Enemy
3.98
My Thoughts:
First off, I want to say Do Not Judge a Book By Its Cover!! This one screams bodice ripper and a mindless plot line, but it couldn't be fu
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Feb 06, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
 
Cross Currents
3.84
First thoughts when I finished this magnificent novel: "I'm a damn emotional wreck!"

I have to say that I'm blown away by Shors writing. I could kick m
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Nov 07, 2011
Nov 05, 2011
 
The Bird House
3.63
"Beneath the surface of any problem, if you scrabble a bit, you'll find a secret.
It may take a while-decades perhaps-not for your excavation, mind y
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Feb 28, 2011
Feb 27, 2011
 
The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt
3.66
TheThree Reasons Reviewis a simple way to get your thoughts out there about a book. The reasons are as follows complete with fancy button:

1.) Reasons
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Dec 10, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
 
Dreaming of Mr. Darcy (Austen Addicts #2)
3.07
First Thoughts after I finished: "That was completely adorable...bring me more!"

I thought this book was just what the doctor ordered. I was completely
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Dec 14, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
 
So Much for That
3.66
My Thoughts:

I'm sure others have read this and had plenty to say. I could, but I won't for a few reasons:

too political
too personal

There are so many
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Mar 28, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
 
Fierce Eden
3.75
My thoughts:

I have to admit that I've really enjoyed reading Sourcebooks Casablanca Classics. I'm not usually one for romance books but 'My Love, My E
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Feb 20, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
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