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The Gospel According to Larry (Gospel According to Larry, #1)
3.81
TEEN LIT. ---Loved it.
All Josh wants to do is make a difference in the world, and he does this by starting a website called the Gospel According to L...more
Feb 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
Numbers
3.33
TEEN LIT. This book is about Andy Crockett, who is having an awesome year, all because he has the best teacher he has ever had. This social studies te...more
Feb 2009
Feb 17, 2009
 
The Scorpio Races
4.08
Stiefvater takes creative liberties with the lore and mythology surrounding water horses and makes it her own in the Scorpio Races; it works! Individ...more
Jan 16, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror
3.82
Christopher Moore makes me laugh. (His Biff book is still my favorite!) I also read this one on the plane to or from Europe. Christmas in a small town...more
not set
Jul 13, 2009
 
I Was Told There'd Be Cake
3.43
I loved this book. I had to sure I was not in public when I read it because I kept laughing out load. This is a book of short memoir essays written by...more
Apr 2009
Jun 02, 2009
 
The Pillars of the Earth  (The Pillars of the Earth, #1)
4.26
Awesome Middle Ages historical fiction. Guiltily read this book while my husband built a deck on our house. If you like European architecture (which I...more
Jan 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
3.76
Loaned to me by Marcus. Couldn't put it down. About AJ trying to follow the Bible literally. He was inspired to do this when he had a child and wanted...more
May 2009
Jun 02, 2009
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
This book is on my list of books that influenced my way of thinking. I first read it in high school, and I could totally relate with Holden. I felt li...more
Jan 1987
Feb 05, 2009
 
Falling Through Darkness
3.27
TEEN LIT
I read this with a purpose: to consider for a book project I'm working on. This is a good book, and I probably only gave it a three due to the...more
Jan 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
I Love Everybody (and Other Atrocious Lies)
4.00
Very fun book. Memoir. Connections made: Pressure from others to have kids...like it is their business. The knowing how wrong it would be. Also having...more
Jun 2009
Jun 04, 2009
 
The Darkest Evening of the Year
3.69
I'm not much of a dog person, so this book had one strike against it from the beginning. It's second strike for me was that I LOVED Odd Thomas so much...more
Dec 2008
Feb 10, 2009
 
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
4.20
I am intrigued by identity groups and their families. The sections dealing with dwarfism, deafness and autism were particularly interesting to me. I w...more
Apr 2013
Aug 16, 2013
 
The Bone Garden
3.98
Very fun, action-packed mystery. I liked the historical elements that were included...the grave robbers who were paid to get bodies for the local medi...more
Dec 2008
Feb 10, 2009
 
The Night Circus
4.00
I loved, loved, loved the first half of the book. I thought it was clever, and interesting. Towards the middle, it was tedious, and from that point on...more
not set
Nov 06, 2011
 
Crank / Glass (Crank, #1-2)
4.56
TEEN book. I read Crank on the plane to or from Europe. Very good. Quite informative on meth addiction and how it impacts our society. The author base...more
not set
Jul 13, 2009
 
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
3.15
I liked this book enough to finish it, but didn't love it. I thought the main character was interesting and likable and was glad she ended up using he...more
Oct 23, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
 
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (Flavia de Luce, #4)
4.07
I love the Flavia books! In general, I'm against series! I think an author should be able to pack a good story in one book and just get it done! But,...more
not set
Nov 14, 2011
 
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
3.59
This is my first book of 2012. It's about family, relationships and the way you are treated, based on the color of your skin. Rachel and her mother im...more
Jan 09, 2012
Jan 09, 2012
 
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.06
There are a lot of angels and demon books out there right now and this one seems to edge out the others. I love how good and evil are not so obvious i...more
Jul 2013
Aug 16, 2013
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.10
Charming comfort read. Read it when we were snowed in, December "08. Liked learning about how WWII impacted this small island. Decent characters. Of c...more
Dec 2008
Feb 10, 2009
 
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
3.96
Krakauer once again, did not disappoint. He seemed to do his homework, with pages of references and historical documents. I learned a lot about the LD...more
Jan 2010
Nov 20, 2010
 
The Tenderness of Wolves
3.70
I was set to love this book when I read it because a favorite friend recommended it to me. My expectations were met; I was thoroughly satisfied and re...more
Jul 2013
Aug 16, 2013
 
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
4.07
This book shows the duality of the American Dream. Opportunities are at our fingertips, yet laws, policies, leaders, and even ourselves can do us in....more
Aug 2013
Aug 16, 2013
 
The Cruelest Month (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #3)
4.18
Charming little mystery; I will read another in the series. Reminded me of an Agatha Christie book. It also made me want to visit Quebec. Note: I read...more
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
 
The 19th Wife
3.61
Of course I enjoyed this book, because it is another book about going against the establishment. In this case, the Mormon influence, then and now. The...more
May 2010
Nov 20, 2010
 
Everything Lovely, Effortless, Safe
3.04
I was disappointed. I loved Hollowell's short story "A History of Everything, Including You" so much that I was expecting something similarly awesome...more
Jul 13, 2013
Aug 16, 2013
 
Room
3.95
I listened to this as I was painting my living room. It kept me entertained and I thought it was original and slightly strange. Spoiler alert: I'm gla...more
Dec 27, 2011
Jan 09, 2012
 
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
3.80
Maybe a 4.5? I really liked what a quick and fun read this was. I enjoyed the characters, especially Robin, the secretary, and I hope to see more of h...more
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 16, 2013
 
The Silence of Murder
3.75
I like a good mystery and I had fun reading this one. The author had me convinced it was four different characters thoughout the book. When I recommen...more
Jul 2013
Jul 05, 2013
 
Infidel
4.18
This book pissed me off! (In an informative way.) Oh, the things I don't know. Living in my bubble, I forget that so many people are being controlled...more
Sep 2010
Nov 20, 2010
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