Choke
3.67
"Psychotic" isn't the right word, but it's the first word that comes to mind.

Seriously, this book is WEIRD. But, having said that, it's what made it s
...more
May 29, 2008
Aug 13, 2007
 
No Time for Goodbye
3.97
I thoroughly enjoyed this book - it was written from the point of view of the woman's husband, and he takes you through the past, what little they kno ...more
not set
Sep 06, 2007
 
Mistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering Hope
4.02
The story itself is fascinating - I remember it from the news when it happened, and as soon as I saw there was a book about it, I knew I had to read a ...more
Aug 27, 2008
May 27, 2008
 
Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel, #1)
3.79
Unlike a lot of "chick-lit", this one was semi-believable and I actually liked the main character (Rachel). She was a smart girl, not all obsessed wit ...more
Jul 15, 2008
Sep 09, 2007
 
Someone Like You
3.67
I am SO glad to be done with this book. It was an alright book, I guess...I sorta liked the characters and truly wanted them to figure out the problem ...more
May 09, 2008
Mar 04, 2008
 
Watch How We Walk
3.70
I went into reading this with a little bit of worry – you see, I was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, so I was worried that this would be one of those b ...more
Sep 27, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
 
In Too Deep (In Too Deep, #1)
3.75
The story of Gracie broke my heart. Because I've seen this in real life, and I know for a fact that it works exactly as it's portrayed in the book.

Gra
...more
Dec 2013
Jun 25, 2013
 
The Juliet Stories
3.74
I should know better...if I see it in a magazine, it's won awards or is promoted by Oprah...I won't like it. But I fell for the hype...again. Admitted ...more
Aug 03, 2012
May 22, 2012
 
The Book Thief
4.36
Simply put - this book was amazing. I found myself caring for the little girl at the very beginning of the book, when she stole the first book (though ...more
Aug 20, 2008
Dec 01, 2007
 
Beautiful Ruins
3.69
I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this book. I grabbed the audio version, and I’m so glad that I did, even though it was a pretty long listen at nearl ...more
Jan 13, 2013
Jul 15, 2012
 
Between Shades of Gray
4.34
This is one of those books that tells a story that I had NO idea actually happened (similar to Sarah's Key). I'm admittedly ignorant when it comes to ...more
Sep 23, 2012
Jan 29, 2011
 
Gone Girl
3.95
Wow. I have no idea what to even say other than just that... "Wow"

Gillian Flynn proves once again to be a mastermind...a sick, twisted mastermind. I h
...more
Aug 20, 2012
Jan 30, 2011
 
Fault Lines
3.71
At first I wasn't really too sure about this one...I started reading it, and after just having put down "Forever Lily" because of the whole "I'm in tu ...more
Jun 11, 2008
May 12, 2008
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.33
I really, really enjoyed this one. I was looking for something along the lines of The Hunger Games and this one is similar but I thought it was really ...more
Jul 17, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
 
Sarah's Key
4.11
Wow. I don't even know what to say. This book was REALLY good...I had no idea about Vel D'Hiv, you really just don't hear about it at all.

Sarah's stor
...more
Oct 09, 2008
Jul 29, 2008
 
The Other Boleyn Girl
4.02
This one was quite a bit sexier and explicit than the first book in the series (although this book was written first), but it was still REALLY good. I ...more
Apr 25, 2008
Sep 11, 2007
 
B-Mother
3.63
A really, really good book about what the birth mother goes through in the process of adoption and waiting until her baby is 18 and able to contact he ...more
Feb 18, 2008
Dec 18, 2007
 
Birthmarked (Birthmarked, #1)
3.92
I thought this one was quite good...I liked Gaia and wanted to know what the deal was with the "baby quota" from those outside the wall. The action st ...more
Aug 16, 2011
Jun 05, 2011
 
On Solid Ground (In Too Deep, #2)
4.49
While In Too Deep broke my heart, this sequel patched it right back up. Mind you, the end of In Too Deep was already starting to get there, but this w ...more
Dec 12, 2013
Nov 15, 2013
 
Let Me Go (Let Me Go #1)
3.77
I'm not really sure exactly how to describe my thoughts now that I'm finished reading it. So I guess I will start from the beginning...

I thought it st
...more
Dec 04, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
 
The Abstinence Teacher
3.23
So, just finished this book and I have to say that I actually enjoyed it. I had read Little Children by this author a while back and hated it so much, ...more
May 21, 2008
Nov 06, 2007
 
The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1)
3.83
I really, really enjoyed this book. I know absolutely nothing about the Tudor era, but this series of books was recommended to me (because I mentioned ...more
Feb 25, 2008
Sep 11, 2007
 
Bright Shiny Morning
3.76
Only got halfway through and had to return it - so I've requested it again to finish it! So far, this is one of my favorite books of 2008!

Update: Yep,
...more
Jul 24, 2008
Apr 27, 2008
 
Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1)
4.20
This book is showing up on all sorts of "if you loved Fifty Shades of Grey..." lists. Let me just say this: if you loved Fifty Shades of Grey, you'll ...more
Sep 19, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
 
Room
3.96
From the first time I set eyes on this book I knew I'd love it. And I definitely did. At first it was weird reading the story from Jack's point of vie ...more
Apr 24, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
 
Break It Up (Someone Else's Fairytale, #3)
3.73
**review originally posted on Coffee Bean Bookshelf**

I will say that I was happily right about how much I would like this book! This was just what I w
...more
Nov 10, 2013
Sep 06, 2013
 
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
3.69
It seems most people either passionately loved this book, or passionately hated it...personally, I'm on the fence. Also I did not read Twilight, which ...more
Jun 19, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
 
Volition (The Perception Trilogy, #2)
3.87
I was surprised how quickly I was able to remember the whole story from Perception, the first book in the series. Normally it comes back to me in bits ...more
Sep 19, 2013
Mar 03, 2013
 
The Madman's Daughter (The Madman's Daughter, #1)
3.70
Wow. Just wow. OK, let me start with the cover, which is just gorgeous, and what attracted me to the book in the first place. It just screamed at me t ...more
Feb 08, 2013
Jun 27, 2012
 
Defy (Defy, #1)
3.65
**This review was originally posted on Coffee Bean Bookshelf**

Defy was one of those books that looked interesting, but got shelved as a “maybe”. Until
...more
Dec 30, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
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