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Jonathan Livingston Seagull
3.75
I don't even know what to say about this book. One of my favorite books ever. It's very short and extremely easy to read. Great for children, even bet ...more
Jan 2005
Mar 27, 2007
 
The Song of the Bird
4.30
If I could find this book anywhere but online I'd be handing it out to everyone I know. Full of stories and lessons from religions all around the worl ...more
Jun 2004
Mar 27, 2007
 
Blinking with Fists: Poems
3.06
Not even the 10+ years I spent adoring Billy Corgan could save me from having a poor opinion of this book. It mostly reads like bad high school poetry ...more
Oct 2004
Mar 27, 2007
 
American Holocaust: Columbus and the Conquest of the New World
4.25
The definitive review of what really occurred in the Americas before and after Columbus set sail. This book will point you towards the truth, but it w ...more
Oct 2006
Mar 27, 2007
 
The Nature of Prejudice
4.26
There's a quote on the back from a critic that says, "As a source of study, it is a library in itself." This is exactly how I feel. It was amazingly i ...more
Oct 2007
Aug 25, 2007
 
Stardust
4.04
Normally when I read a book after I've already seen the movie I get a little nervous, expecting the whole plot to be ruined and no joy to be had whats ...more
Oct 21, 2009
Oct 21, 2009
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
**spoiler alert** I liked the first two books more, but that's not to say this isn't an amazing read.

Also, I was pretty much TEAM GALE the entire tim
...more
Aug 29, 2010
Aug 24, 2010
 
Wizard's First Rule (Sword of Truth, #1)
4.11
**spoiler alert** If I could give half-stars, I would give this 3 1/2. I'm torn between "liked it" and "really liked it."

Truthfully, the only reasons
...more
Jan 27, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
Othello (No Fear Shakespeare)
3.86
One of my favorite Shakespeare plays. I mostly just wanted to comment on this printed version of the book-- the "No Fear Shakespeare" books are probab ...more
Nov 2004
Mar 27, 2007
 
Ender's Shadow (Shadow, #1)
4.28
**spoiler alert** While I admit to being slightly bored by the few pages of politics near the end, I still enjoyed every page of this book. The only p ...more
Jan 06, 2010
Dec 21, 2009
 
Blood of the Fold (Sword of Truth, #3)
3.97
**spoiler alert** When I finished reading this I struggled between a 3-star and 4-star rating. There were parts about this book that moved me to tears ...more
Jun 2010
May 16, 2010
 
Even For A Mouse
4.20
I always imagined if I wrote a children's book I'd model it loosely after this one. The illustrations are simple and cute-- nothing too fancy, they ha ...more
not set
Apr 01, 2007
 
About a Boy
3.79
What's there to not love about this book? It's funny, it's sad, it's sweet. Every character is lovable and cleverly written. An easy read you could do ...more
Jun 2006
Mar 27, 2007
 
How to Be Good
3.16
I have only ever read one Nick Hornby book-- About A Boy-- and that was only after seeing the movie. He was one of those people that I vowed to myself ...more
Jan 27, 2009
Jan 27, 2009
 
Martha Stewart's Cookies: The Very Best Treats to Bake and to Share
4.04
Every recipe I've made from this book thus far has been brilliant. I've only been making vegan versions, though-- I can't imagine how far out scrumpti ...more
not set
Jun 07, 2008
 
The Hobbit, or There and Back Again
4.20
It's really unfortunate that I found a bookstore with new arrivals of Breaking Dawn while I was in the middle of this book because I probably would ha ...more
Feb 04, 2009
Feb 02, 2009
 
Night
4.26
**spoiler alert** Everyone should read this book. Hard to remember that it's not just a "story" you're reading. I didn't cry until the very end, but e ...more
Aug 03, 2010
Aug 03, 2010
 
Needful Things
3.82
When I was a kid my mom was a HUGE Stephen King fan. Besides raising me and going back to college, reading his books is practically all I can remember ...more
Feb 17, 2009
Feb 06, 2009
 
High Fidelity
3.95
Maybe it's because I saw the movie first... Maybe it's because I read this book in one sitting, and knowing I had nothing better to do with my day I w ...more
Jan 28, 2009
Jan 27, 2009
 
Shadow of the Hegemon (Ender's Shadow, #2)
3.90
**spoiler alert** This book has me a little confused. I LOVED every OSC book I've read up to this point, but after reading SotH I'm wondering if I'll ...more
Mar 25, 2010
Jan 06, 2010
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.71
**spoiler alert** This book gave me the most trouble throughout the series. I think the magic has worn off a bit and all the little "quirks" in Meyer' ...more
Feb 07, 2009
Feb 06, 2009
 
Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
4.23
I had to read this for a night class where we were to finish it within the span of a week. Being busy with other things, I had two days to start and f ...more
Jan 28, 2008
Jan 25, 2008
 
The Fifth Elephant (Discworld, #24)
4.18
If I thought Nick Hornby was a change of pace from Stephanie Meyer... Then I don't know what Terry Pratchett is. I've always wanted to read one of his ...more
Feb 02, 2009
Jan 30, 2009
 
Guardians of Being
4.42
Chris brought this book home from the library yesterday and I just sat down to thumb through it and found myself sucked in. It's a quick read, but one ...more
Mar 12, 2010
Mar 12, 2010
 
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
3.71
Definitely my favorite of the series so far... I got very excited during the whole gearing up for the action part of the book (a reflex from the clear ...more
Jan 21, 2009
Jan 27, 2009
 
Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story
3.92
So happy to have finally read the prequel to You Suck! I really liked this story, but I enjoyed the characters and their development in the second boo ...more
Jul 15, 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.53
Though I wasn't any less addicted to this book than the last, and it's true that my thirst for more is as strong as ever, I have to admit that the end ...more
Jan 12, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
 
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
4.39
Always with the councils! And the tales of long ago... WHY? I dragged ass reading this book. I did enjoy most of it and was really happy anytime I got ...more
Feb 15, 2011
Jan 08, 2011
 
Bone, Vol. 1: Out from Boneville (Bone, #1)
4.13
Like some kooky ultra quirky version of a Disney-esque story. I really enjoyed reading this and look forward to future volumes. My knowledge of graphi ...more
not set
May 04, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
Can't remember the last time I read a book written in first person, instead of the 'ominpresent narrator.' Makes it really easy to get inside Katniss' ...more
Jul 22, 2010
Jul 17, 2010
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