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Evermore (The Immortals, #1)
I received this book through the Goodreads giveaways.

The story centers around 17 year old Ever who has survived a tragic car accident that killed her...more
Dec 05, 2009
Dec 05, 2009
Upper King Street
I picked up this book because I love books about Charleston, SC (my home) and also because the main character's name was the same as my daughter. I gu...more
Sep 07, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
His Monkey Wife
This book is certainly an interesting premise...a chimpanzee who falls in love with the man who has taken her as his pet. It is also a satire of socie...more
Nov 11, 2010
Jul 29, 2009
I won this book from First Reads and am so glad I was chosen to receive this book.

A science fiction novel in an undetermined future, this book tells t...more
Feb 12, 2011
Jan 31, 2011
The Jaguar Prophecies
I won this book through Goodreads First Reads program.

I really found it hard to rate because I felt the author wrote it not as just a fictional story...more
Sep 16, 2010
Aug 31, 2010
I received an Advanced Reader's copy of this book from the Goodreads Giveaway.

I was a little reluctant about reading this book because, in my experien...more
Dec 31, 2009
Dec 13, 2009
A Stroke of Midnight (Merry Gentry, #4)
So this is how I would describe a Meredith Gentry book: Merry almost gets killed, then she has sex with one or more people, something mystical and mys...more
Jun 03, 2010
May 30, 2010
House of Cards: The True Story of How a 26-Year-Old Fundamentalist Virgin Learned about Life, Love, and Sex by Writing Greeting Cards
I won this book in the First Reads Giveaway and am thankful I had the opportunity to read it.

The book is a memoir of Dickerson's time working with th...more
Jan 25, 2011
Jan 03, 2011
Caribou Island
I won this book through First Reads here on GoodReads...thank you! The first thing I have to say about this book is a not read this book...more
Dec 22, 2010
Dec 06, 2010
Endless Love
When my mom handed me her copy of this book I kind of sneered and said "this isn't the same book as the movie is it?" Well, it is the same book as the...more
Oct 17, 2010
Oct 07, 2010
The Neon Bible
I am a huge fan of A Confederacy of Dunces so I was excited to give this book a try. This book was written by Toole when he was only 16 years old whic...more
Jul 22, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
A Grave Talent  (Kate Martinelli, #1)
I don't normally read crime novels but really enjoyed this one. I read this after reading a short story of hers in a collection of mysteries with a su...more
Jun 29, 2009
Jun 27, 2009
To Say Nothing of the Dog (Oxford Time Travel, #2)
So far, I have thoroughly enjoyed everything I have read by Connie Willis. She definitely knows how to do time travel. In this novel, historians are s...more
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 08, 2010
The Woman in White
I read this book because it was the pick for June by The Next Best Book Club and was really uncertain I would like it. It was a little difficult for m...more
May 30, 2009
May 27, 2009
Raw Food for Everyone: Essential Techniques and 300 Simple-to-Sophisticated Recipes
I am rating this book before actually trying the recipes because even just reading through it has taught me a great deal about food. The author goes i...more
Dec 23, 2010
Dec 16, 2010
I liked this book but at the same time there were some things about it that drove me crazy. Such as conversations that you got the point of very early...more
Jul 26, 2009
Jul 19, 2009
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
This series has taught me never to judge a book by its genre! I have never really been a fan of Suspense/Mystery/Thriller but I absolutely love this s...more
Aug 17, 2010
Aug 11, 2010
Angel Time (The Songs of the Seraphim, #1)
After putting off this book for nearly a year, I finally broke down and read it. I have loved many of Rice's novels in the past and was afraid of bein...more
Sep 24, 2010
Jul 31, 2009
The Lacuna
Definitely one of my favorite Kingsolver books! It tells the story of Harrison Shepherd who was born in the US to a Mexican mother and American father...more
Jul 31, 2010
Oct 23, 2009
I won this book from the Goodreads First Reads giveaways. The book was written for a middle school audience and focuses on the life Franny who is 11 y...more
Nov 21, 2010
Nov 06, 2010
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)

I am not a big fan of mystery/detective stories. But after reading some of Kate Atkinson's books I have given them more of a chance. I am glad I did!...more
Jul 30, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
The Last American Man
I found this to be a very interesting book about a fascinating man. How many men do you know who can live completely in the wilderness, hunt and gathe...more
Mar 02, 2010
Feb 27, 2010
The Help
I really loved this book! I was a little skeptical about a white woman writing in the voice of black women during the last days of segregation. How co...more
Nov 12, 2009
Nov 10, 2009
Into the Beautiful North
I absolutely fell in love with this book! When I first picked it up, I was expecting something completely different. Maybe a somewhat melancholy book...more
Jan 02, 2010
Jun 23, 2009
The Secret Magdalene
I had trouble getting into this book but was really engrossed in it by the end. I am fascinated by Gnosticism and Gnostics which is the main reason th...more
May 10, 2009
May 03, 2009
How to Train Your Dragon (How to Train Your Dragon, #1)
I have been reading this series to my 6 year old daughter out of order and we finally went back and read the first one. She had seen the movie so I gu...more
Jun 18, 2012
Jun 20, 2012
Thanks for the Memories
I really wasn't sure about this book when I started it but really started to like it the further I got into it. The author has a great sense of humor...more
May 26, 2009
May 24, 2009
Lies of the Heart
I won this book from First Reads. I had a really hard time getting into this fact I didn't really feel very engaged until more than halfway...more
Mar 31, 2010
Mar 12, 2010
The 19th Wife
With the 19th Wife , you get two books in historical fiction based on the life of Brigham Young's 19th wife and a present day murder mystery...more
Dec 11, 2009
Dec 06, 2009
Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)
I would have given this 3 and a half star if they gave half stars. I don't tend to read fantasy but I read this one because my husband enjoyed it. I w...more
Jul 12, 2009
Jul 12, 2009
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