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The Tale of Hawthorn House (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, #4)
I didn't enjoy this one quite as I enjoyed the previous ones. I personally disliked the portions of the book where the narrator spoke directly to the ...more
Nov 15, 2011
Nov 07, 2011
The Absolute Value of Mike
This was an upbeat story filled with likable characters. This story is aimed at preteen readers, but I enjoyed it just the same.
Dec 25, 2011
Dec 25, 2011
The Bungalow Mystery (Nancy Drew, #3)
I read all the Nancy Drew books as a pre-teen girl back in the 1970's. I loved them then, and now as an adult over 40 years old, I am enjoying them al ...more
May 30, 2011
May 27, 2011
The Vespertine (The Vespertine, #1)
A wonderful book! I loved the story. Amelia is such an interesting girl, and I really enjoyed her relationship with Nathaniel. I can honestly say I wa ...more
Jan 06, 2011
Dec 04, 2010
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
First things first...I love this book. I love the heroine, her werewolf paramour and her vampire friend. This story takes place in early 1900's London ...more
Feb 04, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next #3)
I loved, love, loved this book. I mean, really loved this book. I didn't remember the first or the second books in this series being quite so witty an ...more
Sep 30, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I have the audio versions of this trilogy. I was really excited about the possibility that this series promised... It sounded like "The Running Man" m ...more
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 31, 2011
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
What an interesting read! I was intrigued by the cover (of course), but I am absolutely amazed at how well the author managed to match the story to th ...more
Aug 06, 2011
Aug 04, 2011
Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1)
Oh, where to start? Is there such a thing as no stars? I finished this book only this morning, and while I liked the character of "Bones", my liking o ...more
Aug 07, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
Midnight in Austenland
I was so excited to be going back into Shannon Hale's "Austenland". What a disappointment! I loved the charm of the first book, but this return to Aus ...more
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
The Cookbook Collector
This book was fairly interesting to start. I had great hopes for it, but it just lacked something. By the middle, I was slightly bored and by the end, ...more
Aug 03, 2011
Jul 14, 2011
The Alchemist
A very good story. I'd like to reread it, because I don't clearly recall all of the details. I do remember the prominent characters being well-describ ...more
not set
Jul 24, 2009
Vixen (Flappers, #1)
Another ARC. I love the ARC's! I've read so many good books that I would have never picked out on my own! This one is on my shelf for November.

not set
Oct 05, 2010
A Slice of Murder (Pizza Lovers,  #1)
A light mystery, not great, but not so bad that I wouldn't continue the series. I really like series-style books because once I know the characters, I ...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
Before I Fall
I received an arc of the book ages ago and I just couldn't stand the characters. I put it down and figured it was just one of those books I couldn't m ...more
Aug 19, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1)
I'm not sure that I could have handled life in the timeframe of the story. I look around my home and try to imagine how tough life was for the Ingalls ...more
Mar 28, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
Crescendo (Hush, Hush, #2)
My book came today! Now I need to hurry and re-read Hush, Hush again so the characters will be fresh in my mind's eye. I've started reading this and I ...more
Oct 12, 2010
Sep 20, 2010
Wish You Were Here (Mrs. Murphy, #1)
This was a nice enough book. This wasn't one of those books that stood up and shouted "This is a Great Book", but I did enjoy it. I particularly enjoy ...more
Feb 06, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
Haunting Jordan (A Port Chatham Mystery #1)
I enjoyed this first-in-a-series book. It was interesting to read about two mysteries over a hundred years apart at the same time. I enjoyed the histo ...more
Aug 30, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
My favorite series of books of all time. I have both the Hardcover and Audio CD (both US) versions of this entire collection. I LOVE Jim Dale's audio ...more
Oct 26, 2011
Jul 24, 2009
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
My favorite series of books of all time. I have both the Hardcover and Audio CD (both US) versions of this entire collection. I LOVE Jim Dale's audio ...more
Oct 20, 2011
Jul 24, 2009
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
My favorite series of books of all time. I have both the Hardcover and Audio CD (both US) versions of this entire collection. I LOVE Jim Dale's audio ...more
Nov 17, 2011
Jul 24, 2009
The Help
No summaries here. This book has been publicized so much, I don't feel a recap will be needed. I really liked this book. I waited 2 years, apparently, ...more
Apr 24, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
My favorite series of books of all time. I have both the Hardcover and Audio CD (both US) versions of this entire collection. I LOVE Jim Dale's audio ...more
Oct 16, 2011
Jul 24, 2009
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
I enjoyed this book. I liked the flashback portion of the story that pertains to Deliverance Dane. I didn't like the academic segments nearly so well. ...more
Jun 12, 2009
Aug 11, 2009
Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
Okay, now to rectify my error in the Dresden books order. I vow to double check the remaining titles prior to beginning them.

I didn't care for this bo
Oct 04, 2010
Oct 01, 2010
The Tale of Hill Top Farm (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, #1)
The child in me loves talking animals and I enjoy the narration of the audiobook version. What a great story! With this first book in the series, I en ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
Sacré Bleu: A Comedy d'Art
I was a little more than disappointed with this book and am quite sad about this rating. I am a huge Christopher Moore fan and always buy his books. I ...more
Apr 05, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
Minding Frankie
I just love Maeve Binchy stories! This is another wonderful example of a true Maeve story. The characters are flawed, but lovable. I always enjoy how ...more
Apr 28, 2011
Apr 13, 2011
The English American
This audiobook was good, but not great. I enjoyed the narration, performed by the author, but the story felt like it dragged in a few spots. I didn't ...more
Dec 11, 2010
Dec 12, 2010
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