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Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
I read this installment of the series of books associated with Night and I challenge everyone to read the series regarding the mistreatment of the Jew ...more
Jan 1998
Sep 29, 2010
Good story that takes place during World War I and 1978. Goes back and forth in time. Would recommend.
Apr 18, 2014
Apr 07, 2014
The Accursed
The Accursed is an interesting read full of incidences regarding sightings of ghosts. There are also political overtones regarding the Klan and Social ...more
Apr 18, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
The Prisoner of Heaven (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #3)
The Prisoner of Heaven was the third installment of Carlos Ruiz Zafon's series about the Cemetery of Forgotten Books. The plot was very good and the c ...more
Sep 08, 2012
Sep 08, 2012
Suite Française
I read this book and found is to be quite good. The writer does a good job of keeping your interest and the plot is good as well. The book takes place ...more
Aug 07, 2012
Jul 27, 2012
The Last Runaway
I thoroughly enjoyed Tracy Chavalier's book about a woman who leaves England for America and ends up helping the Underground Railroad. I thought the b ...more
Jul 18, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
The Paris Wife
The Paris Wife was about Hemingway's first marriage and his stay in Paris while writing The Sun Also Rises. The story centers around he and other expa ...more
May 03, 2011
May 01, 2011
Watermelon (Walsh Family, #1)
I think the book is naive about relationships. Although that may not be a bad thing. I think she had her character in a bad position yet she seemed to ...more
Apr 20, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Seven Houses in France: A Novel
In order to not spoil the book, if you can get past the subject matter it is not a bad book. The story was different and the book is only for adults. ...more
Nov 12, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
The book was a sad account of someone's father dying in the World Trade Disaster. It tugs at the heart and should be read. The book was different as i ...more
Apr 20, 2012
Jun 04, 2012
The Lovebird
Well it was a good story and kept your interest, although I was little disappointed with the end. It was like she slapped an ending on the book. It le ...more
Sep 08, 2013
Aug 31, 2013
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower, #4.5)
I finished the Wind Through the Keyhole. It reminded me of the Life of Pi to a certain extent. It is a like parable and has a lot of symbolism. I enjo ...more
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
El viajero del siglo
This book is not bad but it is an adult book. There is some adult language and sexual references in the book. The story is good and keeps your interes ...more
Nov 05, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
Nanjing Requiem
This was a good book and hard to put down and also quite sad. The writing was good and so was the character development. Although, I am confused about ...more
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 24, 2012
A Breath of Fresh Air
A Breath of Fresh Air is a good book and compliments The Mango Season quite nicely. It discusses the customs of Indian Marriage and relationships that ...more
May 11, 2011
May 09, 2011
Half of a Yellow Sun
Interesting book about the short lived country of Biafara. Story about two sisters and their lives during the conflict in Nigeria. Would recommend.
Mar 15, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
The Book Thief
The book thief was a novel that should be required to read in school about Adolph Hitler and how the Nazis mistreated people. The novel kept my intere ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 04, 2012
The Good Luck Girls of Shipwreck Lane
Cute book and nice story about a woman who wins a sweepstakes and goes through something when accepting the prize. I enjoyed the book and would recomm ...more
Aug 24, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
The book was enjoyable and a good read. The characters were good, I liked the writer and felt sorry for people when came to the nurse. Is there a sequ ...more
Jul 30, 2012
Jul 27, 2012
Hell and Earth (Promethean Age, #4)
I enjoyed the Ink and Steel and Hell and Earth series. It was interesting because it was a murder mystery. The main character is murdered and is conju ...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
This Is How You Lose Her
This book was well written and about relationships. I have not read Oscar Wao but plan to read it soon. I enjoyed the book and would recommend it to a ...more
Nov 12, 2012
Nov 12, 2012
Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots
Good Book about an Iraqi family emigrating to the U.S. and loves of their lives. Good story, character development wasn't bad. I would recommend the b ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
The Folded Earth
I thought the book was very good and would like to read it again. The story was excellent and the writing was great. I liked the character development ...more
Jul 22, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
The Cosmopolitans
This book is interesting to see how Russian immigrants live and the things they go through in the United States. I found it to be a good book
May 03, 2011
May 01, 2011
Wives and Daughters
Good book, wish it had been finished by Ms. Gaskell. It kind of leaves off at the end. Would recommend. Tale of two women, Cynthia and Molly, and the ...more
Apr 16, 2014
Apr 07, 2014
The Doula
The book was okay, it was a little predictable to a certain degree. Although I didn't know who she was going to end up with until the end of the book. ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
Tigers in Red Weather
The story is a good one and keeps your interest. The lives are complicated and there is somewhat of a murder mystery in the plot. The character develo ...more
Dec 30, 2013
Dec 13, 2013
Summer in Napa (St. Helena Vineyard, #2)
Well this is a typical romance novel. It was okay. The story is very similar to other romance novels. I won't tell you the ending.
Aug 08, 2013
Aug 03, 2013
The Secret Garden
I read this timeless classic and wish it hadn't ended. It was a beautiful story that I would describe as symbolism for the story of Mary and Martha. I ...more
Apr 24, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
Accidentally Dead, Again (Accidentals, #6)
I read this book and thought it was okay. I enjoyed the first one as well. I also read Waltz THis Way recently and it was different. The characters ar ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
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