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Village Diary (Chronicles of Fairacre, #2)
4.24
As always, Miss Read is gentle and full of humour. Village Diary looks at the pros and cons of living in a small village in Cotswold country, in Engla...more
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May 31, 2010
 
The L-Shaped Room (Jane Graham, #1)
3.88
This is a wonderful read. It's about the trials, tribulations and joys of unmarried pregnancy, set back in a time when this was very frowned-upon.

A g...more
Jun 29, 2010
Jun 23, 2010
 
A Patchwork Planet
3.73
I really enjoyed this book, it was humorous, warm, and quirky. The main character has a nefarious past in which he was a teen burglar who would rather...more
Jun 22, 2010
Jun 23, 2010
 
Acid Row
3.69
Loved this book! A real nail biter. It took me into an unfamiliar world, that of a housing estate (similar to a ghetto) in the outer boroughs of Londo...more
May 2009
May 31, 2010
 
Among Schoolchildren
3.88
This is a lovely book following a fifth grade teacher through her year. Written by a prize-winning author, it is beautifully and sensitively written....more
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Sep 05, 2010
 
Coast Road/Three Wishes
3.90
**spoiler alert** These books did keep my attention, but were somewhat formulaic and I was very annoyed at the ending of one of them (not telling whic...more
May 25, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
Room
3.95
I loved this book. Rich with realistic detail, it was gripping from start to finish. A totally different take on the whole abduction/slave situation....more
Jan 2011
Mar 13, 2011
 
Summer on Blossom Street (Blossom Street, #6)
4.17
An easy beach read. The "Knit to Quit" theme was a novel idea. I enjoyed this book but would not say I was challenged. :)
Jul 17, 2010
Aug 20, 2010
 
Mom, the Wolf Man, and Me
3.55
I read this a couple of times as a teen and really liked it. No idea how I would feel about it now.
not set
Jun 18, 2010
 
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
3.74
Excellent book! A good story about a girl trying to find herself and understand her sexuality against the background of a strict evangelical family. L...more
Jul 17, 2010
Aug 20, 2010
 
Sunshine
3.96
Read a LONG time ago, but I liked it at the time.
not set
Jun 18, 2010
 
Stone Butch Blues
4.22
A wonderful book about coming out and living out as a stone butch in the sixties and seventies. This book was a hallmark publication for lesbians and...more
Aug 15, 2010
Aug 20, 2010
 
Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival
4.19
What a story of perseverance! Unbelievable.
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Sep 05, 2010
 
Family Secrets
3.56
Meh!
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Jun 18, 2010
 
In Pale Battalions
3.92
Rather grim, but an enjoyable read none-the-less. It's a long and winding road through time as a woman finds out about her roots, told through the poi...more
Jun 11, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
The Shape of Snakes
3.73
She got me with the first sentence: "I could never decide whether "Mad Annie" was murdered because she was mad or because she was black."
This book li...more
Jul 10, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
A Little Princess
4.19
I read this book as a child and worshiped the ground it walked on, so to speak. In fact I probably read it a dozen times or more!

It is full of romanc...more
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May 17, 2010
 
Fog Magic
3.88
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May 17, 2010
 
A Wrinkle in Time (Time, #1)
4.04
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May 17, 2010
 
Fractured Fairy Tales
3.75
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Sep 05, 2010
 
In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer
4.22
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Sep 05, 2010
 
Marianne Dreams (The Magic Drawing Pencil, #1)
4.17
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May 17, 2010
 
God: A Biography
3.90
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Sep 05, 2010
 
Charlotte Sometimes
4.08
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May 17, 2010
 
The Chrysalids
3.90
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May 17, 2010
 
The Poisonwood Bible
3.97
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May 17, 2010
 
Chronicles of Fairacre: Village School / Village Diary / Storm in the Village (Fairacre, #1-3)
4.25
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May 17, 2010
 
Organizing from the Inside Out: The Foolproof System For Organizing Your Home, Your Office and Your Life
3.87
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Jul 04, 2010
 
The White Robin (Fairacre, #14)
4.11
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May 17, 2010
 
The Red Tent
4.13
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May 17, 2010
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