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The First Four Years  (Little House, #9)
3.84
Be warned! This book is very, very different from all the other books in the Little House on the Prairie series. In fact, this book makes it easy to s...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Sacajawea
4.20
This book is not for the faint of heart or those who want a quick read. At 1328 pages for just the story and an additional 61 pages of notes this is a...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Beyond the Gathering Storm (Canadian West #5)
4.07
I was much surprised at this book. I had expected, at the end of the last book in the Canadian West series, that this book would pick up where it left...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
When Christ and His Saints Slept  (Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine, #1)
4.27
A masterful telling of the turmoil between Maude, heir to the throne, Stephen, usurper to the throne, and Henry, Maude's son, this novel is of the riv...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Queen of Swords (Wilderness, #5)
4.27
It took me a long time to warm up to this book. That being said, I do think, overall, that I enjoyed it. The fifth in the Into the Wilderness series b...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Forbidden Land (The First Americans, #3)
4.10
Forbidden Land is the third book in the First Americans series. That means, if you haven't read the other two, you should turn back now. These are boo...more
Feb 23, 2013
Apr 17, 2011
 
How Angels Die
4.24
**This book was received as a free advanced reader's copy**

I bounced back and forth between liking this book and not liking it. There were several ele...more
Oct 25, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
 
A Place Called Rainwater (Jazz Age, #3)
4.00
This book was almost another disappointment for me. In it, we are reintroduced to old characters, Jill, Joe, and Thad from the first book (they, with...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
When Comes the Spring (Canadian West #2)
4.06
When Comes the Spring is the 2nd book in Oke's Canadian West series. It is preceded by When Calls the Heart. Like all of Oke's novels it is a wonderfu...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Nefertiti
4.04
Nefertiti is probably one of the best known Egyptian rulers. Most people know her name at the very least. So a historical fiction about her has to be...more
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.10
Well, this book started off as a dud but then got quite better. I admit its not to my usual taste, but it has a certain charm. Although I will say thi...more
Jan 21, 2012
Feb 22, 2011
 
Fire Along the Sky (Wilderness, #4)
4.29
I couldn't bring myself to like this novel as much as the others in the series. As a bit of a recap, the series starts out with Elizabeth coming to Am...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
When Breaks the Dawn (Canadian West #3)
4.08

When Breaks the Dawn is the third novel in Janette Oke's Canadian West series. I found that this book was much improved over the second in the series...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
They Called Her Mrs. Doc
3.92
This book was at best excellent and at worst ok. It is one of the books in the Woman of the West series by Janette Oke.

We are introduced to the main c...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
The Long Winter (Little House, #6)
4.15
Wow, yet another wonderful addition to the Little House on the Prairie series. For those of you who have never read the series, it is the author, Laur...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
By the Shores of Silver Lake  (Little House, #5)
4.14
The Ingalls have moved west in this next edition of the Little House on the Prairie series. Its just as charming as the other books and its always a p...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Time of the Dragons (Shike 1)
4.21
What an amazing tale! Shea does a wonderful job recreating early Japan and China and telling the story of two very intriguing people.

Jebu, a warrior m...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Sonoma Rose (Elm Creek Quilts, #19)
3.81
I've read all the Elm Creek Quilt books, in order. That being said, it isn't necessary to do that when reading this book. I'm not actually sure why th...more
Sep 09, 2012
Sep 08, 2012
 
Into the Wilderness (Wilderness, #1)
4.12
This book was suggested to me after reading Outlander. And indeed, this book even has a recommendation from Outlander's author. However, with only a b...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4)
4.33
The fourth in the Outlander series, Drums of Autumn takes off a bit after the third book ends. As a recap (and a bit of a spoiler if you haven't read...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1)
4.13
I've always loved the Little House on the Prairie books. And going back to read them as an adult is just as much of a pleasure. Actually more so becau...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
4.25
The fifth book in Gabaldon's Outlander series, the Fiery Cross takes places shortly after the ending of the fourth book. As a recap (and possible spoi...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness, #2)
4.19
I wasn't as taken with this book as I was the first one. While it promised to have a lot of action; kidnappings, rescues, etc., it was actually kind o...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Lake in the Clouds (Wilderness, #3)
4.29
I think this is my favorite book of the series so far. As a recap (and spoiler if you haven't read the first few books) Elizabeth was a spinster woman...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
The Deerslayer (The Leatherstocking Tales, #1)
3.61
This was a very tedious read. While I normally like older books, something about Cooper's writing style just didn't grab me.

The Deerslayer is mainly a...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Number the Stars
4.07
What a sad triumphant story. I've not read too much on the holocaust (something I intend to remedy) and to start out with this children's novel was pr...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
4.31
The second in the series of Outlander by Diana Gabaladon, I enjoyed Dragonfly in Amber even more so than Outlander, the first book. While the first ha...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7)
4.38
For some reason it seems to me that Gabaldon's books are less and less of what they used to be. While this one is still good, it didn't quite have the...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
Voyager (Outlander, #3)
4.37
This, like Dragonfly in Amber the second book, was fantastic. It continued a great storyline and provided plenty of action and adventure, and that eve...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
The Painted Veil
3.87
I'm not sure what to think of this book. It's definitely a masterful telling of growth and sorrow, but despite that I didn't feel connected with the n...more
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Jan 26, 2011
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