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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
3.78
On the surface, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn might seem to be an adventurous tale geared toward pre-teens. However, the wit and wisdom found in ...more
Dec 20, 2010
Sep 27, 2009
 
17
The Grapes of Wrath
3.88
The Grapes of Wrath tells the story of the Joad family, forced by the Oklahoma dust bowl and unscrupulous capitalistic business interests to migrate w ...more
Apr 05, 2010
Apr 07, 2010
 
28
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
4.56
Storytelling at it's finest.

I was lucky enough to discover The Name of the Wind, the first book in this series, only a couple of months ago so my wait
...more
Mar 14, 2011
Mar 01, 2011
 
12
Middlemarch
3.90
I've just finished reading Middlemarch. It took me quite a while to get through but I attribute this more to the fact that I was unable to get the boo ...more
Jan 08, 2010
Dec 10, 2009
 
8
War and Peace
4.09
The title War and Peace has become synonymous with "long and boring" but after delving into the book many years after abandoning it in junior high sch ...more
Sep 13, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
2
Winnie-the-Pooh
4.32
**spoiler alert** Once upon a time, a very long time ago now, about two weeks ago, Pat read the book Winnie the Pooh. If you happen to have read this ...more
Sep 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
1
Gone with the Wind
4.25
I was never a big fan of the movie and didn't expect to love this book as I did. I read a review where this book was described as an American War and ...more
Aug 02, 2010
Sep 27, 2009
 
6
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a man (or woman) in possession of a good mind must be in want of the book Pride and Prejudice.

However lit
...more
Jul 06, 2010
Sep 27, 2009
 
3
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
This is definitely one of my favorite books. I just finished this it and am even more impressed with it after the second reading. Despite some of the ...more
Apr 19, 2010
Sep 27, 2009
 
23
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
3.75
This was my first audio book. A perfect choice for listening! It took over 32 hours (when I saw the actual book in the library I figured out why it to ...more
Sep 27, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
35
Wuthering Heights
3.79
Definitely not your typical love story. Doom and gothic gloom galore. The only thing I don't like about this book are all the weak-willed characters w ...more
Apr 23, 2011
Jan 07, 2011
 
20
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
Other than The Lord of the Rings, Narnia Chronicles and Harry Potter books, I'm not normally a fantasy fiction reader. I read a blurb about this book ...more
Jan 17, 2011
Jan 07, 2011
 
21
Holy Bible: King James Version
4.40
As with any book, it is better to read the book in as short a time as possible (while still savoring the story!) so that you retain information as you ...more
Dec 2010
Feb 11, 2011
 
27
The Bible in 90 Days: Cover to Cover in 12 Pages a Day (New International Version)
4.75
As with any book, it is better to read the book in as short a time as possible (while still savoring the story!) so that you retain information as you ...more
Dec 2010
Oct 02, 2010
 
22
Watership Down
4.02
Added to my list of favorite books! Who knew a story about adventuresome rabbits would grab me so? I listened to this one, so I didn't have to attempt ...more
Nov 08, 2011
Apr 16, 2011
 
39
Of Mice and Men
3.79
It's amazing that such a short and deceptively simple story can present such a powerful array of complex thoughts and ideas. Steinbeck's story is, amo ...more
Jan 07, 2011
Sep 27, 2009
 
11
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1)
4.21

I needed to buy a second book at Border's to take advantage of the "buy one get one at half price" deal. I found this book and it looked intriguing. L
...more
Nov 16, 2009
Nov 18, 2009
 
43
Les Misérables
4.09
It should be a prerequisite to read the novel before seeing the musical. Hugo can ramble on at times about history and politics, but that doesn't detr ...more
Apr 09, 2012
Sep 27, 2009
 
33
A Short History of Nearly Everything
4.16
I haven't quite finished the physical book yet, but I listened to the abridged audio book on the way home from Monterey yesterday. Bryson knows how to ...more
Oct 09, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
 
41
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.06
This is one of the best suspense novels I have read in a long time. I loved the complex and suspenseful plot - it is a definite page-turner. There is ...more
May 26, 2012
Oct 06, 2011
 
32
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.30
Fantastic story! My personal preference is the storyteller narration and simpler plot of The Hobbit, but The Lord of the Rings provides a darker and m ...more
Feb 09, 2012
Oct 06, 2011
 
42
This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection
4.00
I listened to the audio book narrated by Carol herself. It was a wonderful collection of anecdotes and stories from all periods in her life. Mostly hu ...more
May 14, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
31
In a Sunburned Country
4.03
Loved it! Bryson blends just the right amount of society, geography, history, zoology and humor in this unique travelogue through Australia. I learned ...more
Jun 09, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
 
18
Jane Eyre
4.07
I wish I hadn't seen the movie before reading this classic, gothic, romance, suspense story for the first time. I just love the overall feel of the bo ...more
Dec 31, 2010
Dec 28, 2010
 
40
The Pillars of the Earth  (The Pillars of the Earth, #1)
4.26
This was a sweeping and engaging story of cathedrals, kings, war, politics, love, faith and more set in 12th century England. A true historical epic. ...more
Dec 28, 2012
Oct 06, 2011
 
29
The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)
4.20
Hadn't read this since 8th grade and I had forgotten most of it. I find The Hobbit a bit more light-hearted and humorous than The Lord of the Rings. A ...more
Feb 2012
Sep 27, 2009
 
19
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
4.13
One of my favorite childhood books!
not set
Jan 03, 2011
 
9
Emma
3.97
None
Jan 1996
Oct 01, 2009
 
38
Green Eggs and Ham
4.29
None
not set
Jan 03, 2011
 
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The Stand
4.31
None
Jan 1980
Dec 29, 2009
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