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183
The Elite (The Selection, #2)
4.01
I mostly read this because I wanted to find out what happened next. (Elisa you were right - you could probably skip this book and not miss out on much ...more
Jul 10, 2014
Jul 10, 2014
 
184
The One (The Selection, #3)
4.21
I read it simply to find out the end of the story -- but it was very much the same as the other books, although the main characters had more developed ...more
Jul 10, 2014
Jul 12, 2014
 
178
The Wednesday Wars
4.06
Just finished reading The Wednesday Wars -- great read! I loved the voice and it sure brought back some school memories for me, told with lots of humo ...more
Feb 28, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
185
Midwinterblood
3.75
Intriguing presentation - loved the prose and descriptions in the book. I debated between three and four stars on this one, and ended up giving it fou ...more
Dec 04, 2014
Nov 27, 2014
 
176
A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32
3.55
I liked the format of this book; it is written as journal entries, but they move through the year in a coming of age story about a girl living in New ...more
Feb 03, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
174
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.39
Okay, after all of these years I finally read the first Harry Potter book -- I knew bits of pieces of the story (my kids have read the books repeatedl ...more
Jan 2011
Jan 16, 2011
 
177
Straw Into Gold
3.61
Straw into Gold, a retelling of the Rumbplestiltskin story, was a pretty good read. I wasn't too keen on the way the narrative was done, but I was int ...more
Feb 11, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
180
The Hourglass Door (Hourglass Door, #1)
3.83
Took awhile to get into the book, and somewhat repetitive; and I could see what was coming -- sort of; but it was engaging enough that I wanted to see ...more
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 24, 2013
 
175
Escape From Warsaw
3.96
I read this when I was in junior high; as I recall, I learned a lot about the holocaust through reading it, and it sparked in my a desire to learn mor ...more
Jan 1975
Feb 03, 2011
 
171
Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and The Endurance
3.91
A fascinating read about Earnest Shackleton and his men, and how all 27 of them survived for 19 months in the Arctic in 1916. Real life adventure that ...more
May 2010
Sep 09, 2010
 
182
The Selection (The Selection, #1)
4.15
What? Stop right in the middle of the story -- no ending. . . .grrrrr. Elesa I am with you on this one. And now I have to keep reading because I want ...more
Jul 02, 2014
Jul 03, 2014
 
139
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4)
3.75
I reread this book when I was doing a two-week sub job for a junior high English class. I had forgotten just how well written it is. Wonderful prose, ...more
Mar 05, 2015
Mar 07, 2010
 
11
Summers at Castle Auburn
4.01
So this is one of my new favorite young adult (or young at heart) books. I love the heroine of the story -- so much better than an angst ridden Bella ...more
Jan 2010
Apr 03, 2010
 
117
Freckles (Limberlost #1)
4.11
I read this years ago, as a teenager, but I had forgotten most of it. Rereading it, I found it charming. The prose calls to mind another era it took m ...more
Feb 11, 2011
Mar 07, 2010
 
141
Heidi's Children
3.80
I love this book, because it finishes telling about what happened to Heidi --it is a sequel written by a different author who also wrote Heidi Grows U ...more
not set
Mar 09, 2010
 
135
Where the Red Fern Grows
4.01
The first time I heard this book was when I was in 4th grade. My teacher, Mrs. Goodlife, read it aloud to us. I remember having a difficult time readi ...more
not set
Mar 07, 2010
 
17
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
3.93
I've read this book at least a half a dozen times -- yes, it's one of my favorites. It tells the story of a girl who is uprooted from her home in Barb ...more
Sep 07, 2013
Mar 07, 2010
 
13
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
I liked it -- but it was a bit of a let down, a slower pace, and more predictable than the other two books. I was kept guessing until the very end, wh ...more
Aug 2010
Mar 07, 2010
 
32
A Curse Dark as Gold
3.55
I'm generally not much of a "fairy-tale" fan -- but I liked the way this fairy-tale was turned into a "real" story; as in it was presented as real peo ...more
not set
Mar 07, 2010
 
65
Little Britches
4.29
This is one of the books that I read as a young adult that stuck with me. I love the honesty of voice the narrator carries, and it brings to my mind s ...more
not set
Mar 09, 2010
 
9
Black Beauty
3.92
Another book my father read to me when I was a child -- at the time, I was in love with horses, and the story sparked my imagination.
not set
Mar 07, 2010
 
2
Jo's Boys (Boys' & Girls' Library)
3.76
One of my all-time favorites -- it carries on the story of what happens to Jo and her professor from Little Women.
not set
Mar 13, 2010
 
24
The Midwife's Apprentice
3.70
Well written, includes a lot of historical details with an engaging storyline.
not set
Mar 07, 2010
 
1
Charlotte's Web
4.11
I loved this book because it was about relationships, and words. :)
not set
Mar 07, 2010
 
8
The Return of the Indian (The Indian in the Cupboard, #2)
3.76
I liked this series -- it's a fun read for the younger set.
not set
Mar 13, 2010
 
12
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1)
3.94
Available from Provo library on Kindle
not set
Mar 13, 2010
 
97
This Side of Glory (Plantation Trilogy, #3)
3.98
None
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Mar 09, 2010
 
34
Mary Poppins Comes Back (Mary Poppins, #2)
4.08
None
not set
Mar 07, 2010
 
36
Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane (Mary Poppins, #5)
4.06
None
not set
Mar 07, 2010
 
66
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
4.00
None
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Mar 07, 2010
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