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In the Kingdom of the Sick: A Social History of Chronic Illness in America
really liked it
I stumbled across the last copy of In the Kingdom of the Sick: A Social History of Chronic Illness in America while I was browsing through our local ...more
Sep 18, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
And the Mountains Echoed
it was amazing
If you intend to read Khaled Hosseini's third novel And the Mountains Echoed and you're expecting something along the lines of his first two blockbust ...more
not set
May 21, 2013
My Several Worlds
it was amazing
My grandmother Louise gave me a dog-eared and obviously much loved copy of My Several Worlds back in 2002 when she first learned about my plans for mo ...more
Feb 24, 2002
Feb 19, 2009
Songs in Ordinary Time
it was amazing
What a fantastic story! I am so surprised to read all of the negative reviews here. I thought the novel was beautifully written, and I enjoyed every l ...more
Sep 15, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
it was amazing
Are you the type of person that is motivated by money and fame, or are you someone that is motivated by having a larger purpose in life? Or are you a ...more
Jan 11, 2013
Jan 12, 2010
Wolves of the Calla (The Dark Tower, #5)
it was amazing
I didn't think that Stephen King could top Wizard and Glass, Book 4 in The Dark Tower series, but Wolves of Calla was a fantastic read.

Roland, Eddie,
Nov 20, 2015
Nov 27, 2015
Touching the Clouds (Alaskan Skies, #1)
it was ok
Touching the Clouds is a story about a young woman named Kate Evans who leaves home to become a bush pilot in Alaska. The only thing standing in the w ...more
Aug 28, 2012
Aug 30, 2012
Water for Elephants
really liked it
I don't care what the reviews say, I thought Water for Elephants was a great read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I thought Jacob's stories, both in the ...more
Apr 12, 2012
Jan 22, 2011
Face the Winter Naked
really liked it
Another terrific FREE Kindle title from Amazon! Face the Winter Naked is set during the 1930s during the Great Depression and tells the story of Danie ...more
not set
Apr 19, 2012
Monkey Beach
really liked it
This was a beautiful book to read, and one that I will read again. Eden Robinson does a wonderful job of capturing the essence of Northern British Col ...more
Jul 20, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
Luna Tree: The Baby Project
liked it
Luna Tree: The Baby Project is a quick and easy read about a young woman with a rare autoimmune disease that causes chronic pain. The author kindly pr ...more
Jun 19, 2016
Apr 26, 2016
Lucky (Lucky Santangelo, #2)
it was amazing
Gino Santangelo and his beautiful daughter Lucky are back in the second installment of the Lucky Santangelo series. Lucky is ambitious, talented, wild ...more
Dec 08, 2014
Dec 13, 2014
Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel, #1)
it was amazing
This is one of the best books I've read all year! The Doomsday Book won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. I found it on a list of historical fiction no ...more
Jul 02, 2016
Jun 24, 2016
If at Birth You Don't Succeed: My Adventures with Disaster and Destiny
it was amazing
If at Birth You Don't Succeed: My Adventures with Disaster and Destiny is the only book I preordered for 2016. If I could've attended one of the autho ...more
Mar 21, 2016
Mar 15, 2016
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
really liked it
A Dance with Dragons was markedly better than A Feast For Crows. I felt that Book 4 was all over the place and I was a bit worried about where the ser ...more
Apr 08, 2012
Jul 01, 2011
Take Back Your Life: Find Hope And Freedom From Fibromyalgia Symptoms And Pain
it was amazing
Tami Stackelhouse is well-known for her work as a Fibromyalgia coach. I received this book because she was a lead speaker at the 2016 Fibromyalgia Sum ...more
Jul 24, 2016
Jul 21, 2016
The Invention of Wings
it was amazing
At 11 years of age, Sarah Grimke receives ownership of her first slave, an 11-year-old girl named Handful. Handful and her mother have lived with the ...more
May 18, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
really liked it
Anyone who knows me knows that I have a penchant for young adult fiction. The Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Sookie Stackhouse, and Anne of Green Gables ...more
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 09, 2014
Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1)
liked it
Detective stories are not a favorite genre of mine, so I wasn't sure if I'd like Mr. Mercedes. I liked it a lot more than I expected that I would. Kin ...more
Apr 23, 2015
Jun 02, 2014
Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1)
really liked it
A fast-paced and easy-to-read thriller with one of my favorite TV characters, Dexter Morgan? Sounds like a great summer read to me!

I have been lookin
Jul 27, 2016
Nov 22, 2011
How Not To Avoid Jet Lag & other tales of travel madness
it was amazing
How Not to Avoid Jet Lag & other tales of travel madness is a collection of 19 stories written during Joshua Samuel Brown's 10+ years on the road ...more
Nov 02, 2014
Nov 10, 2014
The Little Book of Gold: Fundraising for Small (and Very Small) Nonprofits
it was amazing
I found this book with my BookBub membership and it was free. Actually, it is still being offered for Free as a Kindle edition on Amazon, so I highly ...more
May 07, 2016
May 03, 2016
The Girl on the Train
liked it
The Girl on the Train is the hot new summer bestseller that everyone in Hollywood is talking about. I read it because Reese Witherspoon mentioned that ...more
Sep 09, 2015
Aug 25, 2015
On Beauty
really liked it
I didn't know anything about On Beauty when a friend passed this book on to me to read, but I did know the name Zadie Smith, and I've heard great thin ...more
Jan 19, 2015
Jan 05, 2015
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
it was amazing
This is a book about two wonderful friends from completely different religious backgrounds who come together to teach us the basic lessons that all hu ...more
Feb 15, 2017
Feb 05, 2017
The Best American Travel Writing 2012
liked it
A collection of travel essays written by a group of male travel authors. I guess women had nothing important to offer this year. I found a lot of thes ...more
Mar 03, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Song of Susannah (The Dark Tower, #6)
liked it
Song of Susannah (The Dark Tower #6) wasn't my favorite in this series, but there were some really great aspects to it and I enjoyed it nonetheless.

Dec 14, 2015
Dec 08, 2015
Soulless (The Girl in the Box, #3)
it was ok
Soulless is the third book in Robert Crane's Girl in the Box series. This is an easy-to-read series with lots of action.

Sienna finds herself on her f
May 08, 2016
May 21, 2016
The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2)
really liked it
This wasn't one of my favorite Philippa Gregory books, but that's because she did such an excellent job of making me thoroughly despise Margaret Beauf ...more
Mar 22, 2014
Mar 16, 2014
Dark Places
it was amazing
This was a fantastic read. I liked it much better than Gone Girl, which was a pleasant surprise for me because I enjoyed Gone Girl a lot!

May 13, 2017
Feb 24, 2014
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