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The Hidden Ones (Legacy of the Watchers, #1)
3.92
really liked it
This book was very well written. I loved the use of words and language. Excellent!!! The story was very fascinating and I loved the heroin of the book ...more
Sep 28, 2014
Aug 15, 2014
 
The Mysterious Island (Extraordinary Voyages, #12)
4.08
it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. It is set during the Civil War. These five men (one around 16 years old at the beginning) are prisoners in the south. Th ...more
Aug 27, 2011
May 19, 2011
 
The Island Of Dr. Moreau
3.72
liked it
This book was really well written. But, it was so repulsive, I could not give it 5 stars. This author did a great job of repulsing me, and he used gre ...more
Jul 10, 2012
May 19, 2011
 
The Soldier's Wife
3.87
it was amazing
This is one of those books that tears at you. It's set in WWII on the Island of Guernsey. A woman falls in love with a German soldier---- but it far f ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Sep 11, 2011
 
A Breath of Fresh Air
3.40
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It was written in 1966, so you could feel the time it was written in. Brooke's parents are getting a divorce, she is going ...more
Jun 04, 2011
Feb 28, 2010
 
The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
This was by far one of the best books I've ever read. The narrator is Death, and it's through Death's eyes and insight that we get to know the people ...more
Nov 2013
Mar 06, 2010
 
Blast of the Dragon's Fury (Andy Smithson, #1)
3.86
really liked it
The king and queen of Oomaldee are helping their daughter Imogenia in the afterlife to exact revenge on her brother Kaysan for killing her. She has cu ...more
Jun 26, 2013
May 27, 2013
 
The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder
3.65
it was amazing
This was a sweet, endearing story.
Calla Lily Ponder is a southern girl from a small town in Louisiana. She had a fanciful mother who taught her how to
...more
Apr 22, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, #1)
3.82
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was cleverly done and quite an adventure. Artemis Fowl is a 12-year old genius thief. I don't want to give away too ...more
Dec 20, 2010
Feb 21, 2010
 
Gone Girl
4.03
really liked it
This book gave me chills from beginning to end. I hated the characters
but was drawn in to see what they would do next. I was constantly
surprised. Some
...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 01, 2013
 
The Other Wind (Earthsea Cycle, #6)
4.05
liked it
The Other Wind is the 6th book in the Earthsea series. I regret that I did not read these books in order. I really had a hard time getting into this b ...more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 18, 2012
 
Lucille: The Life of Lucille Ball
4.02
really liked it
Kathleen Brady did a fantastic job with Lucy's biography. It told a sad and believable account of her life. It was tedious, in some places, with all t ...more
Jul 12, 2011
May 22, 2011
 
The House of a Thousand Lanterns
3.78
it was ok
I have to give this book only two stars. It had such a good premise: love, mystery, ancient Chinese customs and artifacts---- but it was boring and la ...more
Jun 13, 2011
Feb 21, 2010
 
A Wrinkle in Time
4.04
it was amazing
I've read this book many times over the years. It's a delightful book and I just really enjoy the writer's style and the storyline. It's about the cla ...more
Feb 12, 2011
Feb 15, 2010
 
Beyond Blue Mountains
3.77
it was ok
I finally finished this book. I just did not like it very much. It went through several generations and was not worth the effort. I only finished it b ...more
Jul 06, 2011
May 23, 2011
 
One Second After (After, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
This book was very realistic, and frighteningly so. It's one of those "what if" books that you hope NEVER really happens.

This book is about what woul
...more
Jan 07, 2013
Dec 12, 2012
 
Dave's Song
4.29
it was amazing
I enjoyed this book very much. It was sweet and innocent and rang true for the time it was written. Since I grew up during this time, I could feel wha ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
 
The Lucky One
4.10
it was amazing
This book was so action filled and endearing. I was very surprised at
the ending. As always, Nicholas Sparks makes love win out.
Dec 31, 2013
Jun 08, 2012
 
Home for the Holidays
3.64
really liked it
This was a love story set during the Christmas holiday. Larissa is left with her ten year old brother, alone in their home while their father is "miss ...more
Dec 04, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
 
Peony in Love
3.59
it was amazing
I’ve never read anything like this book. I was so enthralled by the story and felt so terribly sad for Peony. You could feel her deep longing and the ...more
Sep 09, 2011
Dec 10, 2010
 
Rose Sees Red
3.62
it was amazing
Cecil Castellucci’s Rose Sees Red is an adventure back in time. Back to the early 80’s and the Cold War feeling. Back to what it feels like to be youn ...more
Dec 08, 2010
Jul 20, 2010
 
The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
I have to say that I LOVED this book. At first I was not sure, but quickly got sucked into the drama and the adventure. And MAN was this book packed w ...more
Dec 31, 2012
Nov 10, 2010
 
Two Old Women: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
3.94
it was amazing
This was a retelling of an Alaskan folk tale. Velma Wallis gave an endearing account of the tale, making it come alive for the reader. She won the Wes ...more
Apr 28, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
 
Spare Change (Wyattsville, #1)
4.06
really liked it
I really loved this book. It has a bit of mystery and murder with a southern flair.

First we are introduced to Olivia. She is spunky and self-directed
...more
Oct 12, 2015
Sep 27, 2015
 
The Golden Spiral (Hourglass Door, #2)
3.85
it was amazing
This was a fantastic book. It had so much adventure and tension. I loved it.

I have to admit, I felt lost a few times, because I had not read book one
...more
Feb 20, 2012
Dec 29, 2011
 
Pretties (Uglies, #2)
3.86
it was amazing
Wow!!!
This book was really fantastic. It has been well over a year since I read Uglies and I had intended to read the whole series. Well, this was ver
...more
Jan 21, 2012
Apr 17, 2010
 
The Time Thief (The Gideon Trilogy, #2)
3.91
it was amazing
This was a super book! I loved the premise of time travel and this book did not disappoint. It is book two in a series of three. I will have to go bac ...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 07, 2012
 
Garden Spells
4.06
it was amazing
This was such a fun read. It moves along quickly and keeps your attention. I've read one other Sarah Addison Allen book and loved it.

Garden Spells is
...more
Mar 17, 2012
May 23, 2010
 
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1)
3.94
really liked it
This book was really an interesting take-off from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. I enjoyed the book, but it wasn't as exciting as I anticipated. ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 06, 2010
 
The Fire Within (The Last Dragon Chronicles, #1)
3.76
really liked it
This book was really good. I had a hard time getting into it at first, but by the end, I was hooked. I think this book had lots of foreshadowing to th ...more
Apr 24, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
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