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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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
I picked up this book on the recommendation of one of my book club ladies here on Goodreads, and I'm so glad I did! The story is really cute and humor ...more
Apr 28, 2013
Feb 25, 2013
How I Became a Nun
This book was originally written in Spanish, and translated to English. Actually, the English was very good, I wouldn't have known this was the case e ...more
Sep 17, 2008
Jan 31, 2009
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
What a beautifully written book! But also so sad and eye opening. I had, of course, heard of the Japanese interment camps in the western US during WWI ...more
Jan 09, 2011
Jan 05, 2011
Woodswoman I: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness
This book came highly recommended by my boyfriend's mother. It is the first in a series of four books - true stories about the author and her life liv ...more
Jun 25, 2008
Jan 26, 2008
I don't think this book has the correct title.

I mean, obviously this is what the author chose for the book (well, probably, I've recently learned that
May 28, 2014
Mar 30, 2014
Before I Go to Sleep
This book was highly recommended by my coworkers after I mentioned one of the stories from Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, in which a man ...more
Dec 02, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
Paper Towns
I wrote this review once almost a month ago, but accidentally deleted it at the end and couldn't get it back. Hrmpf. Anyway, here it is again (finally ...more
May 28, 2012
Oct 30, 2011
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
Life After Life
Meh. I wanted to love this book. In fact, I love the IDEA of this book. But I just didn't care for how the author implemented the idea and I didn't ca ...more
May 03, 2014
Nov 29, 2013
A Good American
This book started out really well. Up until the perspective changed to following Frederick's grandson, who to be fair is narrating the book from the s ...more
Aug 31, 2014
Feb 07, 2012
This book was weird. I both loved it and hated it, and so originally I'd averaged a 1* and a 5* rating and decided on 3*. But then I realized that the ...more
May 13, 2014
Mar 14, 2014
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
This book was wonderful. With such a silly name, you might expect it to be a silly book. But it's actually a very serious book, but takes a somewhat l ...more
May 28, 2010
Jul 13, 2009
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I bought this book back in 2010. At the time, the hype around this book was crazy -- you couldn't not read it, it seemed! But then, I didn't. I'd see ...more
Dec 24, 2012
Jul 05, 2010
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