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The Girl on the Train
Wow! What a page turner! We always imagine, that if we are questioned by the police, that our story would be told honestly, and with few holes. What i ...more
Apr 15, 2015
Jan 15, 2015
Of Mice and Men
Ugh. I love it. I hate it. The struggle. I guess I had almost forgotten what it was about, it's been about fifteen years. As soon as I picked it up, I ...more
Nov 16, 2014
Jun 10, 2010
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
I have this problem. I read books too fast. And sometimes, I forget what happens, because I am so busy speed reading. My friends and I have conversati ...more
Mar 29, 2015
Mar 18, 2015
All the Light We Cannot See
This book is absolutely beautiful. Every meticulous word conveys a beautiful picture. Marie-Laure is a young motherless blind girl, living in 1940's F ...more
May 04, 2015
Oct 30, 2014
What Would Satan Do?
Satan has decided to leave the Underworld for the bright lights and automatic ice cream machines of the United States. While he's visiting, it seems t ...more
Jan 20, 2015
Jan 17, 2015
Jane Eyre
Wow. This book is very impressive. I throughly enjoyed the character of Jane. She is a woman who knows who she is, and what she wants out of life. I c ...more
Mar 14, 2015
Jun 10, 2010
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
Percy Jackson is a struggling 6th grader who is constantly moved from one private school to another because he is labeled as a trouble-maker. He almos ...more
Jun 27, 2010
Jun 21, 2010
The Double Bind
A fast-paced book about a young girl named Lauren who lived through a horrible attack while she was in college. Fast-forward about 7 years, and she is ...more
Dec 21, 2011
May 25, 2011
Abide with Me
This is a story about how we choose to live life. This is a story about the imperfection of love. Tyler Caskey is a small town minister, whose wife ha ...more
Dec 03, 2014
Nov 26, 2014
The River King
A strange mix of magic, boarding school, and unrequited love. Hoffman weaves an interesting tale. Everything is status quo in the town of Haddan. The ...more
Dec 14, 2014
Dec 03, 2014
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)
In the third installment of Rick Riordan's Olympians series, the reader finds Percy Jackson in company with a new (oft mentioned) partner. The book be ...more
Aug 2010
Aug 03, 2010
A story about Melinda. Who finds herself at the very bottom of the popularity ladder at the beginning of her freshman year. All because she called the ...more
Nov 27, 2011
Nov 27, 2011
Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy (Bloody Jack, #1)
Bloody Jack is a story set in the 1700's about a young girl named Mary Faber who is suddenly orphaned by the plague and has to become a street urchin. ...more
Jun 23, 2010
Jun 27, 2010
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Calpurnia Tate, #1)
This book was so good I read it in a little over 24 hours. It is a novel about a young girl named Calpurnia Virginia Tate who is growing up at the tur ...more
Aug 09, 2010
Aug 09, 2010
Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat
Emmy is trying really hard to be a good girl. And she always is, but no one seems to notice...except for her class pet-a rat that seems to have the ab ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
The Mysterious Howling (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, #1)
I just love vacations, because I can spend days on end in the midst of a good book. This book is no exception. Penelope Lumley has recently acquired a ...more
Jan 2012
Dec 31, 2011
Boys Without Names
This is a story about a young boy named Gopal, who is growing up in India. His family farms a small onion farm. A huge monsoon season forces them to r ...more
Nov 14, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life
The summer Jeremy Kink turns 13, is certainly an eventful one. One day, at the beginning of the summer, Jeremy receives a mysterious box in the mail. ...more
Jun 07, 2011
May 31, 2011
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
A dystopian novel about a planet called "New World". All of the men in all of the settlements can hear each others thoughts. Not only can men hear eac ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Dec 31, 2011
The Pact
Chris Harte and Emily Gold have known each other forever, since birth actually. Their families are close, having weekly dinners and just stopping by e ...more
May 17, 2011
May 07, 2011
The 19th Wife
A story that centers around the Morman fundamentalist sect. It crosses from both modern day fundamentalists to historical fiction. The historical fict ...more
Jan 2010
Oct 17, 2012
The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1)
Rick Riordan does it again!! Another heart stopping series surrounding greek mythology! Percy Jackson is missing, and the campers at Camp Half Blood a ...more
Oct 29, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest
This book is a very good read! It is about a young pair of siblings who, through the death of their parents, go to live with their mysterious aunt in ...more
Jun 21, 2010
Jun 12, 2010
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
This was my bookclubs most recent selection. It is a story about 4 women who live in Minnesota. They all live in a little cul-de-sac and become fast f ...more
Jul 28, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
I found this book to be honest, straightforward, and absolutely beautiful. Told from the perspective of an unnamed teenage boy, and his lifelong frien ...more
Mar 18, 2015
Mar 15, 2015
The Sorceress (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #3)
Another fast-paced adventure involving Sophie and Josh Newman. In this novel they are on their way to Stonehenge to catch a ley-gate (time travel gate ...more
May 11, 2011
Apr 28, 2011
Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer
I must admit I have never read Moby Dick, so I am not very familiar with the story of Ahab and Moby Dick. Needless to say I did not associate it with ...more
Oct 04, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
The Princess Bride
Quite a quirky fairy tale. We all know the story of the farm boy and the most beautiful maiden in the world, and the unlikely love story between them. ...more
Aug 27, 2014
Jun 10, 2010
The Book of Lost Things
This book gives you all the warm and fuzzy feelings at the beginning. Young David has recently lost his mother. He is trying to come to grips with it, ...more
May 17, 2015
Apr 30, 2015
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
Another amazing book by J.K. Rowling! fast paced and lovely with a great story that ties up the ends of the Harry Potter story and universe. Obviously ...more
Jul 16, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
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