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Love in the Time of Cholera
3.86
**spoiler alert** I read Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez because of John Cusack. It’s no secret that I have a weakness for the m...more
May 14, 2008
Aug 28, 2007
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
**spoiler alert** Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen is a story about Jacob Jankowski and his short time with The Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Sho...more
Jan 2008
Mar 05, 2008
 
The River Wife
3.37
**spoiler alert** The River Wife by Jonis Agee is a novel that spans 100 plus years and details the lives of the women in the life of Jacques Ducharme...more
Jun 2008
May 05, 2008
 
Gods Behaving Badly
3.38
**spoiler alert** Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips is the latest book on my quest to 30 and the May selection for the HBC. The story imagines a s...more
Mar 2008
Mar 05, 2008
 
The Memory Keeper's Daughter (Audio CD)
3.59
**spoiler alert** The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards is a novel about a choice. I went from reading a book about a lie in a moment (Atonement...more
May 05, 2008
Mar 05, 2008
 
The Last Report On The Miracles At Little No Horse
4.19
**spoiler alert** It’s difficult to describe The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich. On the surface, the novel tells the...more
Sep 2008
Aug 28, 2008
 
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
3.94
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is a WWII era Romeo & Juliet-esque story. Henry is a 12 year old first generation Chinese boy growing up w...more
Oct 30, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil
3.58
**spoiler alert** Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez is a memoir of a woman who traveled to Kabul just after 9/11 as a humanitarian aid worker....more
Jun 10, 2008
May 05, 2008
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.02
**spoiler alert** Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is a story about two friends in nineteenth century China. The two girls, Lily and Snow Flower, are ol...more
Nov 17, 2008
Sep 25, 2008
 
The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family
3.97
**spoiler alert** My latest selection is The Commitment Dan Savage. To be upfront and honest, I should state at the beginning that I love Dan Savage....more
Nov 29, 2008
Sep 25, 2008
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.92
This novel took me forever to read. And I can't figure out why. It's interesting enough, and the story moves well, but I could not stay motivated at a...more
Mar 10, 2009
May 23, 2008
 
We Need to Talk About Kevin
4.03
I don't know what to say about this book. On the one hand, I pretty much hated every single character in the book. On the other hand, I don't remember...more
Dec 06, 2011
Nov 07, 2011
 
Moloka'i
4.13
Interesting read, although some of the plot points at the end were mildly frustrating to me. Definitely made me more curious about both Hawaiian histo...more
Jan 28, 2013
Dec 07, 2012
 
The Marriage Plot
3.40
I so wanted to love this as much as I did Middlesex, and unfortunately it fell quite short. Enjoyable enough but it failed to live up to my admittedly...more
Mar 2012
Nov 07, 2011
 
The Help
4.44
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May 2011
Feb 16, 2010
 
The Memory of Running
3.75
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not set
Jan 21, 2010
 
Honky
3.63
None
Feb 24, 2010
Jan 21, 2010
 
Labor Day
3.53
None
Oct 21, 2009
Oct 14, 2009
 
Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything
3.56
None
Aug 19, 2011
Jun 09, 2010
 
Little Bee
3.65
None
Apr 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
The Riddle of Gender: Science, Activism, and Transgender Rights
3.78
None
Aug 07, 2009
Jul 08, 2009
 
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
3.59
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Oct 27, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
3.72
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not set
Aug 19, 2011
 
Plain Secrets: An Outsider among the Amish
3.80
None
Sep 18, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
Accordion Crimes
3.54
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not set
Aug 19, 2011
 
Bossypants
3.93
None
May 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
3.45
None
Feb 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
4.04
None
not set
Nov 07, 2011
 
American Eve: Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, the Birth of the "It" Girl and the Crime of the Century
3.64
None
Jul 06, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
Q & A
3.96
None
Jun 09, 2010
Feb 24, 2009
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