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Anne of the Island (Anne of Green Gables, #3)
4.20
**spoiler alert** Montgomery, L.M. 1915. Anne of the Island.

"Harvest is ended and summer is gone," quoted Anne Shirley, gazing across the shorn fields
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Oct 2008
Sep 21, 2008
 
The Diamond of Darkhold (Book of Ember, #4)
3.77
DuPrau, Jeanne. 2008. The Diamond of Darkhold.

The Diamond of Darkhold is the fourth in the Ember series by Jeanne DuPrau. It begins shortly after the
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Sep 2008
Sep 21, 2008
 
Found (The Missing, #1)
3.97
Haddix, Margaret Peterson. 2008. The Missing Book 1: Found.

I may be a bit biased--slightly--since I love, love, love Margaret Peterson Haddix. My expe
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Aug 2008
Aug 19, 2008
 
Mr. & Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two Shall Become One (Darcy Saga #1)
3.46
I admit it. I'm skeptical of sequels. Of Jane Austen sequels. I know right off that it has the potential to be really, really good...or just plain awf ...more
Feb 14, 2009
Feb 16, 2009
 
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
3.78
Twain, Mark. 1884. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

This was my first time to voluntarily read Huckleberry Finn. (Also my first time as an adult.) I
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Oct 2008
Oct 02, 2008
 
The Darcys & the Bingleys: A Tale of Two Gentlemen's Marriages to Two Most Devoted Sisters (Pride and Prejudice Continues, # 1)
3.56
Altman, Marsha. 2008. The Darcys & The Bingleys: Pride and Prejudice Continues: A Tale of Two Gentlemen's Marriages to Two Most Devoted Sisters.

Wi
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Sep 2008
Sep 09, 2008
 
Tortilla Flat
3.81

I loved this book. I did. Here's why: simple, straightforward, but oh-so-charming storytelling. No pretenses. What you see, is what you get. Danny. Pi
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Mar 07, 2009
Mar 11, 2009
 
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
4.20
Montgomery, L.M. 1908. Anne of Green Gables.

I first 'discovered' Anne Shirley through watching the 1985 and 1987 films by Kevin Sullivan/Wonderworks w
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not set
Jun 14, 2008
 
The Girl Who Could Fly
3.99
Forester, Victoria. 2008. The Girl Who Could Fly.

Piper decided to jump off of the roof. It wasn't a rash decision on her part.

The Girl Who Could Fly i
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Nov 2008
Sep 09, 2008
 
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.95
Ness, Patrick. 2008. The Knife Of Never Letting Go.

The first thing you find out when yer dog learns to talk is that dogs don't got nothing much to say
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Oct 2008
Aug 25, 2008
 
The King's Rose
3.55
Libby, Alisa. M. 2009. (March 2009) THE KING'S ROSE. Dutton. 296.

The King's Rose is one of those books that just captured my attention (and my heart!)
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Jan 23, 2009
Jan 24, 2009
 
In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer
4.21
I did not ask myself, Should I do this? But, How will I do this? Every step of my childhood had brought me to this crossroad; I must take the right pa ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 30, 2008
 
Because I Am Furniture
3.82
I am always there.
But they don't care if I am
because I am furniture.

I don't get hit
I don't get fondled
I don't get love
because I am furniture

Suits me f
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Jan 22, 2009
Jan 27, 2009
 
The Long Way Home (Family Tree, #2)
3.57
If you have to "like" a heroine to "like" a book, then this book may be in trouble!!! Dana, the heroine of Martin's second book in the Family Tree ser ...more
Oct 04, 2013
Oct 04, 2013
 
Ender in Exile (The Ender Quintet, #2)
3.87
Card, Orson Scott. 2008. Ender in Exile.

Ender in Exile is the "new direct sequel" to Ender's Game. And in a way, that's true enough. The novel begins
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Nov 2008
Nov 06, 2008
 
Perfect Cover (The Squad, #1)
3.87

If you'd told me at the beginning of sophomore year that I was going to end up a government operative, I would have thought you were crazy, but if you
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Dec 2008
Dec 23, 2008
 
The Pregnancy Project
3.63
I'm not really sure how to rate this one.

Did it hold my attention/interest? Yes.
Was it a quick read? Yes.
Was the back story a little too long--in o
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Apr 08, 2012
Apr 08, 2012
 
Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption
4.39
Dare I say it? This is one of the best, best, best, best books I've ever read, at least in its genre. While Kisses From Katie may not be a theological ...more
May 25, 2012
May 25, 2012
 
Caught (The Missing, #5)
4.24
I have enjoyed Margaret Peterson Haddix's time-travel series for middle grade. Some of the books I've liked better than others, but, for the most part ...more
Sep 09, 2012
Sep 09, 2012
 
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
3.83
I may get a few boos for this one. But I couldn't quite like it*. Blame it on the tense. Third person past tense (as far as I can reckon). Or blame it ...more
Nov 2008
Nov 24, 2008
 
The ABC's of Kissing Boys
3.66
Can a girl fall for the boy next door even if he's a freshman...and she's a junior? That's the question in Tina Ferraro's latest novel, The ABC's of K ...more
Jan 18, 2009
Jan 20, 2009
 
Too Many Women (Nero Wolfe, #12)
4.02
First sentence: It was the same old rigmarole. Sometimes I found it amusing; sometimes it only bored me; sometimes it gave me a pronounced pain, espec ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
 
Silas Marner
3.55
Shocker of all shockers: I liked this one. Quite a lot, in fact. Why is that shocking? When I read this little volume--and no, it's not the same copy- ...more
Feb 27, 2009
Mar 11, 2009
 
The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
4.37
I love Mo Willems. I think if you were to go back and read all my reviews of Mo Willems' books, they'd all start the same gushy way. I do indeed love ...more
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 11, 2014
 
Surprised by Love (The Heart of San Francisco #3)
4.29
The Heart of San Francisco series consists of Love At Any Cost, Dare To Love Again and Surprised by Love. The latest in the series does not stand alon ...more
Nov 07, 2014
Nov 07, 2014
 
Rapunzel's Revenge (Rapunzel's Revenge, #1)
3.81
Hale, Shannon and Dean. 2008. Rapunzel's Revenge. Illustrated by Nathan Hale.

Rapunzel's Revenge is a graphic novel. A great graphic novel of an empowe
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Aug 2008
Aug 18, 2008
 
Killer Spirit (The Squad, #2)
4.04
This book is the sequel to The Squad: Perfect Cover. Both books are great fun in a quirky, sarcastic meets Alias kinda way. Both books star a teen gir ...more
Mar 02, 2009
Mar 11, 2009
 
Son (The Giver Quartet, #4)
3.94
I found SON to be an amazing read!!!! I just loved, loved, loved it! Definitely a book I read in one sitting. In fact, I read The Messenger and Son th ...more
Sep 15, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
 
Mercy, Unbound
3.37
Mercy is a fifteen year old girl with an eating disorder; she's on the verge of starvation when her parents send her to a treatment facility in New Me ...more
Aug 2006
Jul 24, 2008
 
The Convenient Groom (Nantucket, #2)
4.06
Kate Lawrence, or "Dr. Kate," is ready to have her big day: not only is she finally getting married, her book is being released. What kind of book? A ...more
Feb 08, 2009
Feb 09, 2009
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