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The Weight of Silence
3.92
**spoiler alert** I loved this story. I thought it was compelling and moving.

SPOILERS!
The story is about two girls who go missing from their own beds...more
Jan 16, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
3.25
"One last thing before I go...I heard about a book called "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies." Okay, okay, okay, okay, okay, okay, okay...who gave that...more
Apr 12, 2010
Apr 03, 2010
 
Turn Left At The Trojan Horse: A Would-Be Hero's American Odyssey
3.14
This review is LONG overdue!

I won this book through the First Reads lottery here on Good Reads. I have had this book for two months now. I was in the...more
Jul 28, 2010
May 25, 2010
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.38
From book 1 all the way through book 7 I absolutely loved the Harry Potter series. J.K. Rowling is an amazing storyteller and writer. Not only does sh...more
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Jan 13, 2010
 
Stargirl (Stargirl, #1)
3.73
So many authors try to do in 200 and 300+ pages (sometimes even in more than one book) what Jerry Spinelli does in 186 pages. He's able to capture a c...more
Oct 21, 2010
Oct 19, 2010
 
Mr. Darcy, Vampyre
2.85
I liked this book as much as it can be liked considering it's shortcomings. All in all I enjoyed the pacing of the book and the way Amanda Grange deve...more
Jan 29, 2010
Jan 14, 2010
 
Invisible River
2.93
I actually won an advanced reader's copy of this book through Goodreads First Reads. It took me entirely too long to finish. Not because I didn't like...more
Feb 10, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
 
Aaron Bluecastle: The Sword of the Elders
4.20
I received this book through the Goodreads First Reads Program. I didn't start reading it until much later. I'm still adjusting to the 9-5 clock adult...more
Mar 27, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
North of Beautiful
3.92
I must admit that when I started this book I had my doubts. I think it has to do with being an adult who loves young adult fiction. I've resigned myse...more
Dec 29, 2010
Mar 07, 2010
 
Looking for Alaska
4.20
I am deeply conflicted about how to go about reviewing this book. I actually wrote an entire rant as soon as I finished it, then deleted it and steppe...more
Aug 19, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.72
I stand with some of the few people that remain who will admit to loving the Twilight saga. Not because it's particularly any good (as far as the writ...more
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Jan 13, 2010
 
Honorable Marksley, The
3.79
I really loved this book. The leading characters were fantastic and lovable. The only real complaint I have is the suffering Marksley alluded that his...more
Apr 04, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.11
I've read this book many times since it was assigned to me in the 7th grade. Every time it has been just as impacting and moving. This is a book that,...more
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Jan 13, 2010
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
While many of my peers found this book boring I thought it was terrific. Gatsby was such a great representative of "every man" and the struggle to bet...more
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Jan 13, 2010
 
Stuff Christians Like
4.15
This audiobook was wonderful. I loved the fact that it was read by the author as well. It gave it more of a personal feel. I absolutely loved it. He a...more
Apr 22, 2010
Apr 17, 2010
 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
4.11
I didn't rate it when I initially finished it, because I was still torn. I ended up giving it a four, because for the most part it was beautifully wri...more
Jun 24, 2011
Jan 28, 2010
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.84
This book has some profanity in it which I did not like and found to be a bit too much, but the way Diaz weaves this tale cannot be described in any o...more
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
I love this story. I'm not a hopeless romantic. I hold practicality and rational thought, but something about the way Austen weaves this tale of love...more
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Jan 13, 2010
 
The Giving Tree
4.38
Wonderful and moving! Although it's a children's book, it speaks to all of us who understand the importance of the sacrifices others have done for us....more
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Jan 14, 2010
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
The concept was wonderful and it was beautifully written. Some of the language was, I felt, unnecessary and more than a little off-putting. Overall, h...more
Nov 24, 2009
Jan 13, 2010
 
Mr. Darcy's Diary (Jane Austen Heroes, #1)
3.62
I really enjoyed the whole story from Mr. Darcy's point of view. The writing was pretty good, nothing spectacular, but the story was very good. Basica...more
Jan 25, 2010
Jan 14, 2010
 
Extras (Uglies, #4)
3.58
I really liked this one. Aya was more than a little annoying, but I thought Tally was great in this one. Whereas in the other ones she comes off as a...more
Sep 17, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
 
The Secret Year
3.57
Because I can't rate 2.5. Colt deserves a 3 but the story deserves a 2, so middle ground is 2.5.
Sep 10, 2011
Sep 08, 2011
 
Hamlet
3.98
WAY OVERRATED!
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Jan 14, 2010
 
Fallen (Fallen, #1)
3.75
I'd like to think of Fallen (and books like it) as a big ol' heaping mess of junk food. It's not very good for you, but Good Lord, I'd like to see you...more
Jun 21, 2011
Jan 28, 2010
 
An Abundance of Katherines
3.78
I absolutely loved this book! It was so much better than Looking for Alaska. The characters were wonderful and the plot was original. My only complain...more
Aug 24, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
Hidden Wives
3.71
It took me entirely too long to get and read this book. I have been kind of slacking in reading the last few months. But I decided to pick this book u...more
Dec 24, 2013
May 21, 2010
 
The Season
3.85
I loved this book. I chose to add it to my list of books to read, because 1. I love the time period the author is writing from and 2. I need a little...more
Sep 20, 2011
Apr 11, 2010
 
What I Saw and How I Lied
3.54
I absolutely loved this book. I think the author did teenage angst and insecurity so well with Evie! The way the characters interacted and spoke and b...more
Apr 26, 2011
Jun 10, 2010
 
Paper Towns
4.07
I liked this one a million and one times better than Looking for Alaska. In the end, he was still John Green. I can't decide if I like Katherines bett...more
Aug 27, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
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