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The Slap
3.11
like a soap opera -- divided into chapters describing 8 different characters. interesting order of those, whose story is told. a good read
Jun 18, 2014
May 22, 2014
 
A Change in Altitude
3.17
pretty good. a quick read. liked the story line about the African climb, but the relationship was awkward; perhaps many are? haven't read any of her o ...more
Aug 28, 2011
Aug 21, 2011
 
Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz
4.00
very interesting stories from those who survived a horrific experience. I haven't read too much about the Holocaust. not the best written but I still ...more
Feb 07, 2014
Jan 31, 2014
 
Half Broke Horses
4.01
fantastic; if you liked her first book, you'll love this one- amazing really. good quick wit and some memorable lines!
Dec 25, 2009
Jan 04, 2010
 
The Lions of Little Rock
4.16
great book. I read with my daughter for a book club, this was a terrific story about life in the late 50's in the south. Comes at a good time to read ...more
Jan 19, 2013
Jan 13, 2013
 
Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope
3.64
This book was given to me by my aunt. Author is Jenna Bush. Interesting and sad story of a young woman who is abused but overcomes her sad upbringing ...more
Aug 16, 2011
Aug 13, 2011
 
Secret Daughter
3.95
for a book club. good understanding of Indian culture, makes you think about mothers and daughters.
Apr 19, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
 
The Tale of Despereaux
3.97
read this with Max for his "genre" reading, great story. now to rent the movie!
Nov 11, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
Making the Climb: What a Novice Climber Learned about Life on Mount Kilimanjaro
3.33
this was great to read prior to making our climb. he suffers so much more than we did.... maybe i was better prepared? don't care for the religion bit ...more
Jun 24, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
 
The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love
3.69
funny and light. A quirky read about a woman's club in the south - and her philosophies....
Nov 22, 2010
Nov 17, 2010
 
The Big Bad Wolf  (Alex Cross, #9)
3.94
love Patterson! not the best ending though....
Dec 30, 2009
Jan 04, 2010
 
I Am David
3.95
read this with my son and thought this was terrific. makes you think about things. bittersweet ending. want there to be a second book, but there isn't ...more
Feb 15, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
Of Mice and Men
3.79
glad to read this one again
Feb 26, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
 
Circle of Fire
3.75
reading with Max, interesting. decent, gets you thinking and good discussion....historical fiction
Feb 27, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Attack
3.78
excellent!
Jul 2009
Jul 19, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
had to read before movie came out. pretty good. quick read
Feb 26, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
 
The Weirder the Better
3.00
this was chosen for my -year-old daughter's book club. Pretty deep issues, somewhat interesting
Jan 22, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier
3.78
unbelievable story of endurance, faith, strength and will. amazing
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.92
well written, witty and quick. sparked good conversation at our book club. interesting way of presenting a story, but it seems to work for this book
Nov 11, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
 
Cross Fire (Alex Cross, #17)
4.00
always a quick read and a goody. would love to meet james p
Dec 23, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
 
Honeymoon (Honeymoon, #1)
3.78
love JP - always quick reading...but the ending wasn't the best.
Nov 24, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
 
The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity
3.67
Don't see what all the hype is about. a good start to this book, but I wasn't into it. sorta hokey
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 05, 2011
 
The Memory Palace
3.46
surely this was cathartic putting pen to paper on this personal subject. In our book club it was asked if we thought this was a "misery memoir" -- yes ...more
Oct 24, 2013
Sep 25, 2013
 
Rules of Civility
3.98
great book, fell off at the end.. great characters!
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
3.95
well written and a quick read so far.
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
 
I Am the Messenger
4.11
quick read - quirky but engrossing. I liked it
Jan 13, 2013
Dec 25, 2012
 
Open
4.11
well written. enjoyable read
May 25, 2012
May 06, 2012
 
Out of My Mind
4.36
really good and for discussion w/kids. opens my mind as well
Oct 25, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
 
The Interestings
3.53
made for good discussion. Interestesting characters. really got better towards the end... best pages for insight for me were 339 & 340... really l ...more
Feb 27, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
4.31
This was a great read ( especially with my teenager son ). I learned a lot about the intense training of a Navy Seal, and their dedication to protect ...more
Jan 27, 2014
Jul 14, 2011
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