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Size 12 Is Not Fat
3.73
It held my attention to the point where I did want to find out who the killer was, but it was annoying as hell. My main issue was it felt like a YA no...more
Nov 12, 2011
Nov 12, 2011
 
The Silent Grove (Dragon Age Graphic Novels #1)
3.97
I received this as an ARC through Dark Horse Comics from netgalley.com.

Pretty quick read. It's only 83 pages long.
It took me a little while to get int...more
May 04, 2012
May 04, 2012
 
101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . but Didn't!
3.73
(I received this as an ARC from netgalley.)

The book is exactly what it says it is. A list of 101 "myths" about the Titanic and explanations for how t...more
May 03, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
Can You Keep a Secret?
3.81
This review may contain minor spoilers. Not more then what you wouldn't find on the back cover, but I'm placing this warning as a precaution.

I did enj...more
Sep 2009
Sep 08, 2009
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.14
This was one I had a hard time putting down (even to sleep) and couldn't wait to pick it back up the next chance I got.

(minor spoilers below)

The only...more
Nov 2010
Nov 22, 2010
 
The Frugalista Files: How One Woman Got Out of Debt Without Giving Up the Fabulous Life
3.00
This was an ARC I received from netgalley.com


I liked it. I honestly could not put it down. Her energy and attitude is really great throughout and she...more
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
 
Like Clockwork
3.15
Warning: This book is very, very short. Not even 100 pages.

The book is actually pretty good and would have been a solid 4 stars for me if not for the...more
Dec 15, 2010
Dec 16, 2010
 
Case Histories
3.79
N/R

I can't rate this book. :( I did finish it and for the purposes of my GR 2014 challenge I'm putting it here.

I wanted to read this book because I s...more
Feb 11, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
 
Mini Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #6)
3.70
My least favorite of the bunch.

Sophie Kinsella's talent for keeping my attention even through the most ridiculous and hare-brained situations remains...more
Oct 10, 2010
Oct 10, 2010
 
Rage of Angels
3.87
As soon as I started reading this one, I couldn't put it down.

The story focuses on Jennifer, a young idealist lawyer from a small town who has moved t...more
Jul 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
There's a Mouse Hiding in This Book!
3.89
Full Disclosure: I received an ecopy of this book from the publisher through netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

3/5
ebook or paper/board book?...more
Dec 31, 2013
May 06, 2014
 
The Mermaid's Mirror
3.64
[This review contains mild spoilers.]

Quick Overview:

Lena, short for Selena, is about to turn 16 years old, begins to inexplicably wake up on the beach...more
Sep 12, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
Change the World Before Bedtime
4.13
Full Disclosure: I received an ecopy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

4/5
Adorable illustrations. Nice rhymes.

Full Re...more
Dec 31, 2013
May 05, 2014
 
The Undomestic Goddess
3.79
I originally picked up the book because of the title. I may be a stay-at-home mom, but I am horrible at housework.

I just didn't get into this book at...more
Feb 2009
Mar 31, 2009
 
Instant Mom
3.98
Nia is very funny and charming here, but I get the impression that whoever she signed a book deal with gave her a minimum amount of pages (300) that s...more
Jun 27, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
 
The Giver (The Giver #1)
4.11
Something to consider about The Giver before picking it up: this is a book written for children. This doesn't mean adults and young adults shouldn't r...more
Jan 1993
Feb 25, 2009
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.02
A quick read I enjoyed a lot. I did have a few issues with it, but the story is worth a read if you like or are interested in books set in historical...more
Mar 25, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
 
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
4.21
I almost wish this book were written by someone other then Ms. Chang.
I find the admiration, love, and respect for her family to be very touching, but...more
May 28, 2009
May 01, 2009
 
Avalon High
3.81
I'll read anything stamped as an Arthurian tale.

The book was pretty decent. Light, fluffy YA. Flew through it in a few hours. The ending was weird. I...more
Apr 07, 2011
Apr 06, 2011
 
Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1)
3.84
Before reading you need to know that it ends on a cliffhanger because there is a second book (Dreams of Joy).
I knew this going into it, so it wasn't...more
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
Stardust
4.04
It should be noted, as in stated in many other reviews, there is some sex and gore in this book, the key word there being some. The graphic scenes are...more
Apr 25, 2009
Apr 17, 2009
 
Shopaholic Ties the Knot (Shopaholic, #3)
3.75
Shopaholic Ties the Knot has the same charm and laughs the rest of the series, however the summary on the back cover is pretty much the plot of the en...more
Feb 2009
Feb 24, 2009
 
Shopaholic & Baby (Shopaholic, #5)
3.77
This book has the same feel of the first which the others lacked.

I will add that the book reminded me a little bit of when I was pregnant with my dau...more
Mar 2009
Feb 24, 2009
 
My Lucky Life in and Out of Show Business
3.80
The first half of the book is fun and interesting to read. The pages just fly by. The second half... not so much, but in fairness - it's also filled w...more
Sep 25, 2011
Sep 25, 2011
 
Remember Me?
3.73
I really enjoyed this book.

I'm not sure what else to say about it. It was a rather fresh approach. I've noticed that most of Sophie Kinsella's books t...more
Sep 02, 2009
Sep 08, 2009
 
Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel, #1)
3.79
It's been a while since I read this one, so I'm not sure what the reason for the 2 star rating is. I'm sticking behind it because I have no intention...more
Jun 2009
May 21, 2009
 
Wildthorn
3.57
*Was originally published in 2009, but was rereleased in September 2010 in paperback.*

It does a nice job at presenting the issues of various human rig...more
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
4.27
Minute review: It reads like a class or seminar and not like a book. I didn't particularly care for the repeated pet phrases, but YMMV. Extremely moti...more
Jan 10, 2012
Jan 10, 2012
 
An Impartial Witness (Bess Crawford #2)
3.84
Initial thoughts:

-very slow going
-WWI is an interesting setting

Can't say for sure I would recommend (or not) this book or not. It was somewhat interes...more
Apr 04, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
 
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
3.87
7/10

characters not fully fleshed out. random romance. fantastic world building.

Full review here: http://herfreereads.blogspot.com/2014...
Mar 23, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
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