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Rules of Civility
3.98
So beautifully written. Example:"I knew too well the nature of life's distractions and enticements-how the piecemeal progress of our hopes and ambitio ...more
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Apr 23, 2012
 
The Simple Truth
4.00
OK,OK, I like thrillers. Not great literature but entertaining.
This one is not Baldacci's best but an interesting conspiracy book. It's no Camel Club
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Jan 22, 2009
 
Her Fearful Symmetry
3.22
I really love Niffenegger's style of writing and I was intrigued with the novel as a whole. However the end was just so appalling to me, I couldn't ge ...more
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Oct 10, 2009
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
This second in the series goes a long way toward explaining Lizbeth's motivation. Can't wait for the third next week.
BTW, I thought the movie of Drago
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May 18, 2010
 
Every Last One
3.81
I cried. It was a hard book to read but I couldn't put it down.
Best quote from a survivor, "Maybe 'crazy' is just the word we use for feelings that wi
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May 18, 2010
 
Losing Mum and Pup
3.81
A memoir about arrogant people and their demise.It was interesting to see a view of caring for aging parents when your aging parents are wealthy and f ...more
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Jun 09, 2010
 
Wrongful Death (David Sloane, #2)
3.99
One of the books I won from Goodreads. What a fun thing!
Meanwhile, the novel was a fun action packed read. There's conspiracies and trials and love of
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May 25, 2009
 
Handle with Care
3.93
I love stories with complex moral dilemmas and Jodi Picoult is the master of this genre! This one was extremely thought provoking and difficult.
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Apr 09, 2009
 
Loving Frank
3.70
What an interesting read. I learned a gret deal about FLW. Well written.I love historical novels!
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Jan 28, 2009
 
Look Again
3.82
Kind of a Jodi Picoult moral dilemma book. A great story with twists and a very resilient little boy.
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May 10, 2009
 
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,  #1)
4.22
A great thriller!
Looking forward to discussing it in Book Club next week.
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Feb 04, 2009
 
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
4.16
Politics in all its nastiness post Civil War.
And a medical drama as well!
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May 21, 2012
 
The Hour I First Believed
3.77
Wally Lamb takes several traumatic events of our time and personalizes them with his protagonist.Notably the shootings at Columbine High School permea ...more
Feb 06, 2009
Jan 16, 2009
 
The Women
3.48
The story of frank Lloyd Wright's women.
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Mar 07, 2009
 
How Right You Are Jeeves/(English Title = Jeeves in the Offing)
4.18
Blake tried to tell me I would love Wodehouse. He is right!
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Jul 18, 2010
 
Ethan Frome & Selected Stories (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
3.63
Book Club required reading. I'm glad I did!
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Aug 04, 2010
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.01
Hard to swallow but Oh So Suspenseful!
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Jul 18, 2010
 
Bound South
3.36
Good beach read.
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Mar 07, 2009
 
Last Night in Twisted River
3.72
In terms of writing ability and storytelling, I think John Irving is one of the best American novelists.This one did not disappoint me.
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May 03, 2010
 
Silent Spring
3.92
No wonder farmers hated what she had to say.
Carson recognized events far ahead of her time. It's really kind of remarkable that some things she predic
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Jan 22, 2009
 
Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
4.21
an ambitious start to a planned trilogy.
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Oct 21, 2010
 
The Other Typist
3.56
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Sep 01, 2013
 
Notes from a Small Island
3.90
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Feb 13, 2012
 
The Corrections
3.75
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Sep 21, 2011
 
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
4.04
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Aug 09, 2011
 
Cold Mountain
3.79
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Aug 09, 2011
 
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
3.76
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Aug 09, 2011
 
Prince Of Fire (Gabriel Allon, #5)
4.15
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Aug 07, 2010
 
Cage of Stars
3.65
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May 21, 2012
 
The Caves of Perigord
3.79
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Mar 08, 2012
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