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Girls In Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood, #3)
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book as much as the first two, although I did have a few issues with it.

1. What kind of camp assigns a male and femal
Apr 07, 2008
Jul 27, 2008
The Night Circus
Oh man, I loved this book. It's going to give some good competition for my favorite book read in 2014. I'm sad that I waited so long to read it, but s ...more
Sep 03, 2014
Dec 26, 2013
Born Guilty: Children of Nazi Families
This was an absolutely amazing and eye-opening book. Basically, the author (a Jew) intereviewed many now-adult children of Nazi parents, or in one cas ...more
Dec 31, 2008
Jan 31, 2009
The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People with Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life
I picked up this book because it was recommended by the doctor who is helping keep up with the progress of my husband's grandfather's disease. He reco ...more
Mar 19, 2011
Oct 03, 2010
The American Black Chamber
"The American Black Chamber" is a really interesting book about the organization that preceded today's National Security Agency (NSA) in the United St ...more
May 31, 2012
May 10, 2012
Expecting Better: How to Fight the Pregnancy Establishment with Facts
After becoming pregnant, I quickly learned that there are two types of pregnant women (ok, there are a lot more than this, but keep reading). The firs ...more
Jun 06, 2015
Apr 07, 2015
The Fault in Our Stars
This is probably my favorite book that I read in 2013. You can see I went through it quickly. There were a ton of great ones in the last year, but thi ...more
Sep 02, 2013
Jan 18, 2012
Ready Player One
You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door...

This book was the top book I read in 2013, and has made my all-ti
Sep 08, 2013
Oct 01, 2011
Thimble Summer
I did not care for this book. It was a Newberry winner, apparently, but... I dunno. There wasn't really a connecting plot through the whole story. Eac ...more
Feb 24, 2008
Mar 05, 2008
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
I am a sucker for dystopian fiction, so of course I fell in love with this book. The first few chapters had me worried -- I wasn't very excited about ...more
Jul 03, 2013
Dec 24, 2011
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
Yes, I finally got around to reading this one.

Lots of thoughts. At the beginning, reading the prologue when some guy is attacked by some creatures, pr
Apr 22, 2012
Sep 11, 2011
Still Life with Bread Crumbs
This book was recommended to me by a few of the ladies in my book club here on GoodReads when I mentioned I was looking for a good book with a "Q" aut ...more
Apr 25, 2015
Mar 21, 2015
The Girl with All the Gifts
I bought this book because it was recommended to me on Audible as something I'd like, and I read the description and it sounded really interesting! An ...more
Oct 29, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
Rooftops of Tehran
I read this book ages ago, but it's one of the ones where the review got lost in the shuffle. I liked it enough to keep it instead of donate it or tra ...more
Sep 13, 2013
Dec 05, 2011
Annihilation (Southern Reach, #1)
This book was really interesting. It sucked me in, I didn't want to put it down, and yet even when I finished reading it I am still not really sure wh ...more
Jun 05, 2015
May 25, 2015
Love and Houses
This book was... meh. I was intrigued by the blurb on the back, telling how the character had noticed that love and houses seem to correspond: when a ...more
Jul 16, 2009
Jul 05, 2010
Empire Falls
I've read a handful of Pulitzer Prize (fiction) books, and generally have not been impressed. The few I've read from other categories I've had better ...more
May 25, 2015
Oct 20, 2013
The Help
I really enjoyed this book. It seems that every time I read a book involving race relations in the 1960s I am shocked and amazed (in a bad way) that t ...more
Mar 10, 2013
Aug 16, 2011
The Gate to Women's Country
This book was so much more than I was expecting! It came highly recommended by an online friend a few years ago but I kept putting it off, expecting i ...more
Jun 09, 2015
Mar 05, 2011
All the Light We Cannot See
What a lovely novel! Everyone has been telling me to read it for months, but the hold list was incredibly long at the library and I just didn't feel l ...more
Mar 22, 2015
Aug 31, 2014
Still Alice
This is a really difficult but interesting and well-written novel told from the perspective of a woman who has early onset Alzheimer's disease. The di ...more
Mar 03, 2015
Aug 03, 2014
Infinite Jest
Wait. What just happened?

Well, I finally finished this book, and I still hadn't entirely figured out what was going on. I had more questions than answ
May 05, 2013
Jul 24, 2011
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
This was a really good book. I couldn't put it down. I was a little hesitant to read it at first - it was another book club book, and I'm not often a ...more
May 25, 2009
Jul 05, 2010
Dragon's Winter
This was an interesting book. I picked it up at the library while in search of a new fantasy author. I'd never heard of Lynn, but she had good recomme ...more
Jun 2007
Oct 18, 2007
The Blind Assassin
When I started reading this book, I had no idea what to expect. The title led me to believe maybe it was about mobsters? But the picture of the girl o ...more
Jan 30, 2015
Oct 18, 2007
Majestrum: A Tale of Henghis Hapthorn (Book 1)
I rather enjoyed this book. This is actually the first book in a series, I read the second book first, accidentally. You can find my review of that on ...more
Apr 14, 2008
Jul 27, 2008
The One I Left Behind
This was the third book I've read by this author, and I've got to say I really like her work. Yes, there are a lot of similarities between the books i ...more
May 05, 2014
May 03, 2014
Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime (Junie B. Jones, #14)
One of the little girls who I brought to the zoo on Saturday had two Junie B. Jones books with her, and asked if I'd like to read one. I eagerly accep ...more
Sep 03, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
The particular translation I read of this book was by Mirra Ginsburg, and is a somewhat older translation.

I really enjoyed this book. But then, I've o
Dec 2007
Dec 30, 2007
It's Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel
This book was... very busy. I guess that's appropriate because it's about five year olds. The words were written in a font that I didn't find easy to ...more
Apr 03, 2008
Jul 27, 2008
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