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DECEIVED is a story about seventeen year-old, Gabrielle “Elle” Smith, a new student and senior at Francine Francis, an Ohio small town private school,...more
Aug 14, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
A Moveable Feast
I did enjoy this book, but to me, it felt somewhat like a rundown of random events where nothing interesting happened (aside from an incident with Ral...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
Gone with the Wind
I. LOVE. This story.

I never thought I'd come across another character as exasperating as Veda Pierce (Mildred Pierce by James M. Cain). Scarlett O'Ha...more
Jul 02, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
Etched on Me
One of the most intense stories I've ever read. Will certainly keep you up reading long past bedtime. Five stars isn't nearly enough.
Mar 04, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
Looking for Me
I didn't power through this book. I could have. But I didn't. Instead, I savored it, because every page turned uncovered another gem better than the l...more
Jun 26, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Wildflower Hill
While I enjoyed reading this book, I must admit, I expected a little more given that Kate Morton endorsed the book. I love Kate Morton, so right away...more
Feb 21, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
Daily Life in the United States, 1920 1940: How Americans Lived Through the "Roaring Twenties" and the Great Depression
I really enjoyed this book. The first chapter and half were a bit slow, filled with statistics from census reports, but after that things really picke...more
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Apr 13, 2012
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
I gave this book/series a 5 star rating not based on her ability as a writer, but in the way the story held me firm in its grasp. I read the entire se...more
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Jul 29, 2010
Twenties Girl
This book is by far my favorite of all Kinsella's books. Easily surpasses the 'Shopoholic' series.
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Jul 15, 2010
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman, I am convinced, is made of magic and every bit of that magic comes through in his work. A wonderful story.
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
The Story of a Marriage
This little book packs a big punch. It's chock full o'surprises. I loved it!
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Jul 29, 2010
The Glass Castle
Remind me to NEVER complain about anything EVER again. I swear I should demand that my kids read this book; that way the next time they feel like comp...more
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May 04, 2012
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
This book is life changing. Really.
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Jul 29, 2010
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
I've never read anything like it. Fantastic read!
Sep 03, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
Whistling Past the Graveyard
What a story! I loved everything about this book.
Feb 03, 2014
Jan 24, 2014
The Forgotten Garden
Crazy Good.

Kate Morton, a word magician to the extreme, is the type of writer that would make me want to hang up my pen, if I wasn't so inspired by he...more
Feb 13, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
The Undomestic Goddess
Another that I prefer far and away to her 'Shopoholic' series.
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Jul 15, 2010
The Graveyard Book
Pure. Magic.
Feb 15, 2014
Feb 03, 2014
The River Witch
This was probably one of the most beautifully told stories I've ever read. Magical, from beginning to end. Bravo, Kimberly. Bravo.
Jun 08, 2012
May 15, 2012
The Greatest Knight (William Marshal, #1)
OMG...knights, destriers, tourney's, mele's, really...what's not to love? This book blew me away. Elizabeth Chadwick's vivid description of the middle...more
Mar 12, 2010
Nov 07, 2009
The Book Thief
The cover of this book the New York Times said it's the kind of book that can be LIFE CHANGING. I scoffed. They were right. Five stars doesn't do this...more
May 07, 2013
Jun 21, 2011
Looking for Alaska
This is the second book by John Green that I've read. He has not disappointed, and don't suspect he will.
Mar 2014
May 13, 2012
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
Dreadfully boring. This is one time when Oprah's book club pick let me down. BIG TIME.
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Jul 29, 2010
The Pillars of the Earth  (The Pillars of the Earth, #1)
Historical fiction at its absolute best.
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Oct 20, 2009
The Goldfinch
Jun 25, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
With or Without You
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Feb 08, 2014
Adventures of the Little Wooden Horse
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Apr 25, 2013
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
Jul 21, 2013
Jul 16, 2012
The Boleyn Inheritance (The Tudor Court, #3)
Jan 04, 2014
Dec 22, 2013
Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! (Elmwood Springs, #1)
Apr 23, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
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