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California
3.22
it was amazing
The whole time I was reading this I was hiding from my 3 month old and my husband so I could find out what was going to happen next. What a wonderfull ...more
Apr 15, 2014
Oct 02, 2013
 
The Wangs vs. the World
3.36
it was amazing
I want each of these characters to be my friends! An excellent debut!
May 25, 2016
Apr 05, 2016
 
The Girls from Corona del Mar
3.51
it was amazing
amazing.
May 05, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
 
The Silver Star
3.68
it was amazing
I love Jeannette Walls but was a touch concerned that this would be too much of a fiction retelling of her nonfiction book but I was wrong! The book w ...more
Jul 2013
May 27, 2013
 
Small Blessings
3.56
it was amazing
I loved this book. I had to stop myself from reading it too fast so I wouldn't finish it too quickly. I wanted to linger over every moment of the char ...more
Sep 14, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
 
Middlesex
3.98
it was amazing
How could Middlesex be so amazing and The Marriage Plot so terrible?!
Jun 03, 2015
Dec 21, 2011
 
Kitchens of the Great Midwest
3.77
really liked it
I really hated some of the characters (Will) but loved how the story was told. Very interesting voices :)
Aug 04, 2015
Jul 30, 2015
 
The Goldfinch
3.87
really liked it
I am super buff from holding this book for 700+ pages.
Sep 23, 2014
Sep 15, 2014
 
Part the Hawser, Limn the Sea
4.19
it was amazing
Dan Lopez does a fantastic job on Part the Hawser, Limn the Sea. I devoured the stories one by one and then went back to linger over each of them. I h ...more
Mar 03, 2014
Nov 11, 2013
 
Rules of Civility
3.99
it was amazing
So glad I picked up this book. It was such a polished story and the language was so eloquent. I throughly enjoyed it and can't wait to read it again. ...more
Jun 09, 2012
Jun 01, 2012
 
Bitter Is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office
3.90
liked it
I like this book, it was funny. Not laugh out loud funny but good. Mainly I want to put more money into my savings account ASAP! Scary!
May 20, 2012
May 16, 2012
 
Everything I Never Told You
3.77
really liked it
What a great debut novel! Celeste is one to watch for sure.
Jul 20, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
 
The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money
3.84
liked it
3.5
not set
Sep 15, 2015
 
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
4.00
really liked it
Fucking trilogies! How dare you end like that!
Apr 29, 2015
Apr 28, 2015
 
China Dolls
3.58
liked it
Ugh. I don't know if I can believe they stayed friends through all of that drama!
Sep 06, 2014
Sep 07, 2014
 
Everybody Rise
2.95
it was amazing
Wonderful story!
Jul 31, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
 
The Valley of Amazement
3.59
really liked it
This story was brilliantly told with a lot of detail and heartbreak. It wasn't a story that I hadn't read before. Child unfairly becomes a concubine a ...more
Sep 2014
Nov 06, 2013
 
The Cartel
4.28
really liked it
This book was super interesting to me since I was living in Mexico during the time period that this took place. I lived in a very safe town but I reme ...more
Jul 09, 2015
Jun 01, 2015
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.40
really liked it
This book was a wonderful tale of what it was like to be a POW during WW2. I would recommend it to anyone with an interested in the war, life stories ...more
Sep 15, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
 
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
4.49
really liked it
I wish he had given a bit more info about when things were happening. He was estranged from his mom...then she was shot but where they back in touch? ...more
Dec 28, 2016
Dec 12, 2016
 
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
4.05
it was amazing
Every time I read a Pollan book I have a hard time eating for days. The Botany of Desire is no different. So much is wrong with our food culture and w ...more
Feb 02, 2014
Aug 09, 2012
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.19
really liked it
I was scared when i first picked this up that I would do too much crying but I only cried at the end! I find myself explaining everything to my super ...more
Dec 22, 2014
Jul 28, 2014
 
Big Little Lies
4.20
really liked it
This book was great. I was worried at first because it was so long but it did a great job of keeping me interested and intrigued throughout.
Aug 04, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
 
The Madman’s Daughter (The Madman’s Daughter, #1)
3.69
really liked it
This was so outside my normal genre but I really liked it! I don't know how I didn't see the ending coming but it took me by surprise!
Nov 13, 2014
Dec 03, 2013
 
On Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep
3.57
Alright baby lets do this! Step 1 - you can't ALWAYS sleep on my chest - unless of course I want to snuggle...
Feb 2014
Oct 02, 2013
 
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
4.31
it was ok
I've been promised it gets better. It needs to be if I am going to continue this series...
Jan 05, 2016
Dec 15, 2015
 
Outlander (Outlander #1)
4.20
really liked it
Why did no one tell me?! Actually I think Meghan Dickerson told me but I didn't listen...
Sep 29, 2015
Sep 16, 2011
 
Troika
3.75
liked it
I read this book in 3 days! That is saying a lot when you have a newborn at home.
Jun 06, 2014
May 14, 2014
 
It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War
4.31
it was amazing
Wow talk about an amazingly strong, dedicated woman.
Feb 20, 2016
Nov 17, 2015
 
Paint My Body Red
4.27
liked it
3.5
Dec 04, 2015
Dec 07, 2015
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