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Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel #1)
3.74
Wicked Appetite was my first ever Janet Evanovich book, and I can see why her Stephanie Plum novels are so popular! The dialogue is witty, there were...more
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Feb 16, 2011
 
Mission 1: The Recruit (Cherub)
4.21
One Amazon reviewer describes this book, the first in its series, as “fresh and grimy.” Somehow, that’s spot-on. James, newly orphaned and living in a...more
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Jan 31, 2012
 
The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels
3.78
The real life love story of famous blogger, Ree Drummond (aka The Pioneer Woman), and her dashing cowboy, the Marlboro Man. The book is full of love,...more
Apr 24, 2013
Apr 06, 2011
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
When Jane's parents both die and leave her an infant orphan, she is taken in by her aunt, the pitiless Mrs. Reed. She is placed in Lowood, an institut...more
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Aug 25, 2011
 
Who Will Cry When You Die? Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
3.87
One day at work, I found a book at my desk with a note that read, "This is for you. It is an excellent book with much wisdom on how to live your life....more
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Jul 19, 2011
 
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
4.01
Reactions have mainly been mocking when I say that I enjoyed World War Z (ignore the movie completely). But those doubters who dismiss it as just anot...more
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Jun 20, 2014
 
Skippy Dies
3.71
Set in an Irish boarding school, this novel examines the lives of the school's students and teachers as they become frayed by the expectations (both i...more
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May 02, 2011
 
House of Leaves
4.15
One part text-based Blair Witch-style documentary, one part critical analysis rife with subtext and personal tragedy, and one part slow descent into m...more
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May 16, 2011
 
My Name Is Resolute
4.14
The story is about a young woman overcoming tremendous odds in early North America. The format is similar to that used in "These is my Words," by foll...more
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Jul 08, 2014
 
Vicious
4.21
Part origin story, part psychological revenge tale, Vicious pits a damaged 'villain' against a self-styled hero far worse than him. There are no world...more
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Jan 27, 2014
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.15
I recently re-read this novel for a book club. What a great book! It is a total tear-jerker, but the emotional investment is well worth it. Through En...more
Mar 16, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
 
The Golem and the Jinni
4.11
If you liked The Night Circus you will like The Golem and The Jinni. Chava is a golem, a woman made of clay who finds herself disembarking on Ellis Is...more
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Jul 13, 2013
 
Composed: A Memoir
3.67
A beautifully written memoir by Rosanne Cash, the famous singer and daughter of Johnny Cash, that covers everything from her parents painful split whe...more
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Dec 27, 2010
 
Les Misérables
4.09
I started this book on a dare because it was the longest book on an assigned reading list in high school. I finished it because I loved the story. Pol...more
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May 31, 2011
 
Under Fishbone Clouds
3.56
The Jade Emperor challenges the Kitchen God to fathom the workings of the human heart. In his quest to find the answer the kitchen God shadows the liv...more
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Apr 19, 2011
 
Lone Wolf and Cub, Omnibus Volume 1
4.58
I've been a fan of "Lone Wolf and Cub" for a long time and I was really excited to see Dark Horse reissue them in omnibus volumes, giving me an opport...more
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May 31, 2014
 
Following Ezra: What One Father Learned About Gumby, Otters, Autism, and Love From His Extraordinary Son
4.14
I found this book refreshing. Too often, it seems, there are books about parents, their children, and unrealized expectations. Those expectations end...more
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Apr 06, 2012
 
Cat Burglar Black
3.28
Richard Sala’s books are eerie, mysterious, offbeat, and full of quirky humor. Cat Burglar Black is one of his only graphic novels that may be deemed...more
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Feb 24, 2012
 
The Secret of the Unicorn
4.21
I grew up outside of the US and have been a huge fan of Tintin since childhood, so I am pleased to see that these wonderful stories are becoming more...more
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Jul 10, 2012
 
Intruder (Foreigner, #13)
4.17
C.J. Cherryh is one of the few authors I keep in both digital and book copy, which is a strange sign-of-the-times compliment. Her Foreigner series rev...more
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Jun 19, 2012
 
Fried Walleye and Cherry Pie: Midwestern Writers on Food
3.88
There is writing about food and then there is food writing which reflects life's joys and travails, people, places, and moments in time. Fried Walleye...more
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Dec 13, 2013
 
A Gaggle of Goblins (The Unseen World of Poppy Malone, #1)
3.58
Poppy Malone is a scientist by nature and usually the one person showing the logical explanation for her parents crazy paranormal sightings. However,...more
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Jun 14, 2011
 
The Night Stalkers
4.11
US Navy SEALs and SEAL TEAM 6 are currently the super-stars of the media and are rightly deserved too. Special Operations teams seldom work alone and...more
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May 12, 2011
 
The Undead Pool (The Hollows, #12)
4.47
This is book #12, in "The Hollows" series featuring that 'itchy witch', Rachel Morgan, by Kim Harrison. If you haven't started reading this series, st...more
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May 13, 2014
 
Heads You Lose
3.28
Heads You Lose is unlike any other book I have read before. Every other chapter is written by the award-winning author of the Spellman books (1), Lisa...more
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May 16, 2011
 
Lucy and the Green Man
3.84
The Green Man is an elusive creature that only those willing to take the time are able to see. Grandpa and Lucy, who spend their days in the garden ha...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
4.25
Shhh... Don’t tell, but I am giving this book to about a dozen people this year for Christmas! An amazing collection of articles that provides a lot o...more
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Dec 15, 2012
 
The Clockwork Scarab (Stoker & Holmes, #1)
3.59
When two teenage girls, Mina Holmes (niece of Sherlock Holmes) and Evaline Stoker (sister of Bram Stoker), are brought together to investigate the dea...more
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Jan 30, 2014
 
Days of Magic, Nights of War (Abarat, #2)
4.19
Second in the Abarat series, this book follows Candy Quackenbush in her further journeys among the Isles of Hours, wherein she confronts her growing p...more
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Mar 03, 2014
 
SEAL Target Geronimo: The Inside Story of the Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden
3.68
In SEAL Target Geronimo: The Inside Story of the Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden Chuck Pfarrer recounts SEAL Team Six’s Red Squadron’s military operat...more
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Nov 22, 2011
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