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Gardens in the Dunes
3.89
Very, very interesting... As the reader, I was taken on a long winding trail and met many characters that all came to life for me. That is a difficult...more
not set
Sep 03, 2012
 
Their Eyes Were Watching God
3.81
ZORE NEALE HURSTON HAS FINALLY BEEN DISCOVERED, AND THERE ARE MANY 1 WOMAN PLAYS RUNNING NOW ABOUT HER.

REGARDING "THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD, PALM B...more
Jan 2006
Jan 24, 2009
 
The Reversal (Harry Bosch, #16; Mickey Haller, #3)
4.08
This is part of Connelly's Lincoln Lawyer Series, but he plays the Lincoln Lawyer in a new role, and he teams him up with one of the all time favorite...more
Sep 2012
Sep 20, 2012
 
Case Histories (Jackson Brodie, #1)
3.78
I was really excited to find a new author and a new private eye, Jackson Brodie, I really liked. Publishers say the book has 3 subplots. I thought it...more
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
 
Daughter of Fortune
3.85
Wonderful Author - Really writes from her emotions - Does her research!
This book is a wonderfully written book, and it is extremely interesting. She w...more
not set
Aug 24, 2013
 
Sand Dollar: A Story of Undying Love
3.83
I was lucky enough to win a free book from goodreads! (Thanks!) 'Sand Dollar' is a fast read, great for a lazy day, especially at the beach.

Sebastian...more
Aug 07, 2012
Oct 09, 2012
 
The Merchant's Daughter
3.90
This was 'uncorrected advance copy' from goodreads. Surprisingly few errors.

The book is old Europe, days of Lords and servitude. It is about a young d...more
Jun 16, 2012
Sep 20, 2012
 
The Analyst
4.12
'Katzenbach's finest hour...Readers will find themselves powerless to stop after page 10.' Kirkus [starred] Reviews

After reading, I agree with above r...more
Sep 03, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
 
Sarah's Key
4.10
THIS BOOK IS FICTION - NOT A HISTORICAL NOVEL, BUT...JULY 16, 1942, IN THE HEART OF PARIS, THE VELEDROME D'HIVER ROUND UP HAPPENED. JEWISH MEN, WOMEN...more
Jun 04, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
 
Smilla's Sense of Snow
3.70
Quite a strange book, but haunting. [I kept coming back to it. Probably the longest it has taken me to read a book in years.] It was quite interesting...more
Aug 07, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
3.97
Garcia Marquez can never do any harm by me. One of my favorite authors, ans this is one of his best books. I did not put it down. I stayed up 2 or 3 n...more
Jul 2013
Dec 01, 2013
 
Black Betty (Easy Rawlins #4)
4.02
WALTER MOSLEY IS BY FAR THE BEST AFRICAN-AMERICAN DETECTIVE WRITER. EASY RAWLINS IS HIS BEST CHARACTER AND HIS BEST SERIES, BUT BLACK BETTY TAKES A CL...more
Jan 1997
Jan 24, 2009
 
Letter from the Birmingham Jail
4.61
BEST SPEECH OF HIS LIFE. HE MADE MANY ENEMIES IN THE COMMUNITY FOR COMMING OUT AGAINST THE VIETNAM WAR, BUT AS PART OF HIS BELOVED COMMUNITY, HE REPEA...more
Jan 1990
Jan 24, 2009
 
The Crossing (The Border Trilogy, #2)
4.08
Cormac McCarthy - I know their is no other, but I can't handle the violence of some. This book,'The Crossing', has no horrific violence - nada.

What is...more
Sep 07, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
 
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
3.64
EXCELLENT BOOK FOR ANYONE WHO BELEIVES GHANDI'S QUOTE,"BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT IN THE WORLD," OR MARGARET MEAD'S QUOTE: "IT QUITE WONDERFUL WHAT A SMAL...more
Oct 2008
Jan 24, 2009
 
One Summer
3.68
I thought this was a good/fast read - summer beach book. Baldacci is a good writer. The story begins so sadly, but is written with compassion. Then th...more
Jun 2013
Dec 01, 2013
 
The Closers (Harry Bosch, #11)
3.96
It was not a typical Connelly read. I liked it better. It is Harry Bosch, but he was retired. This book has him coming back for hist first case in uns...more
Oct 12, 2012
Nov 12, 2012
 
Beloved
3.70
HER BEST BOOK RELEASED OVER 20 YEARS AGO, AND NOW RERELEASED. I JUST REREAD IT FOR THE 3RD TIME. BETTER THAN EVER. OUT OF SLAVERY INTO AMERICAN DISPOR...more
Jan 2008
Jan 24, 2009
 
Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life
3.95
Great Self-Help Book - Techniques to become an optimist. Written for lay person/has lots of quizzes and check-off self assessments.I liked his approac...more
May 2000
Dec 01, 2013
 
Crime Beat
3.38
I am really getting tired of seeing author's name, knowing it is a ghost writer that did it. Becoming boring reads... My words, "Give it up, Connelly"...more
Oct 2010
Dec 01, 2013
 
The Bluest Eye
3.95
EXCELLENT BOOK. HER DIALOGUES ARE THE BEST EVER - ALWAYS - IN ALL HER BOOKS. SHE WILL GO DOWN AS ONE OF THE BEST WRITERS OF THIS CENTURY.
Jan 2008
Jan 24, 2009
 
Star Island
3.35
STANDARD CARL HIAASEN - A ONE DAY FUN READ
NOTHING SPECIAL. HE SHOULD HAVE STAYED WITH MIAMI HERALD NEWSPAPER AS A REPORTER. HE WAS GOOD!!
not set
Aug 03, 2012
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.42
Sorry. I just could not get in to it. I thought it repulsive. And, I guess it was too close to future reality for me... That's it for me.
not set
Dec 01, 2013
 
Debating the Civil Rights Movement, 1945 1968
3.45
GOOD NARRATIVE OF THOSE WHO WALKED THE NONVIOLENT WALK.

THERE SHOILD BE A BOOK SHELF FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS!!!
Jan 2007
Jan 24, 2009
 
Invisible Man
3.79
Really good for book club discussion. Excellent read to attempt others to feel empathy, if not black.
Jan 2005
Jan 24, 2009
 
Burnt Mountain
2.79
GOOD ONE DAYER FOR SUMMER READ. ANNE RIVERS SIDDONS IS A GOOD WRITER. THIS IS JUST NOT ONE OF HER BEST...
not set
Aug 03, 2012
 
Sick Puppy
3.85
I am not in to comedy. Book was OK. Carl is a nice guy, good writer, but just not my author.
not set
Dec 01, 2013
 
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
3.78
JUST A LOVELY BOOK BY A SON ABOUT HIS GROWING UP - NOT A POLITICIAN'S BOOK!
Dec 2007
Jan 24, 2009
 
Getting to Happy
3.33
CUTE! NOT HER BEST, BUT WELL-WRITTEN AND CANN TELL SHE WROTE IT.
not set
Aug 03, 2012
 
The Temple Of My Familiar
4.01
ALICE WALKER'S BEST BOOK
Jan 1991
Jan 24, 2009
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