The Man of My Dreams
Holy cow, this book was about me! (Narcissistic much?) So many times throughout this book I said to myself, "I have thought this thing exactly!" There ...more
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 07, 2011
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
I am not a big history buff, nor am I usually a fan of non-fiction. This book, however, was fairly easy to read considering the topic. I am surprised ...more
Jun 26, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
The Stoning of Soraya M.: A True Story
I have a very hard time believing that this story is completely based in fact. There are just some details that the author could not have found out, e ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
This book wasn't poorly written, but the ending was horrid! Initially I wondered why the author would have chosen such a terrible fate for a young gir ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
I think everyone should read this book to get a glimpse of what terrible things are possible in this world. This book was written so honestly, I comme ...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
Far from the Madding Crowd
The low rating I gave this book may be more due to the fact that it is a classic (and I don't enjoy this genre of book as much as others) rather than ...more
Jul 14, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
The Signature of All Things (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)
I feel terrible saying this, but the plot of this novel was extremely boring. As others have said, it is not necessarily Gilbert's writing that is the ...more
Dec 22, 2013
Dec 22, 2013
State of Wonder
I was pleasantly surprised at how much I liked this book. I started in figuring I wouldn't enjoy it, but from the first page I was drawn in. There wer ...more
Jul 16, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
The Art of Forgetting
This book is a light read. If you're looking for something "fluffy" that doesn't take much effort or concentration, this book is a good choice.

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Jun 11, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain
This was very well written. It kept me engaged the whole time. I think Portia de Rossi was a very fortunate writer of this book, as she is considered ...more
Aug 15, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Pg 58: "according to accepted dietary wisdom, if something that is bad for you (white flour) is replaced by something less bad (whole wheat), then lot ...more
Apr 28, 2012
Apr 04, 2012
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits
Good book. It touched lightly on a lot of subjects... losing a child, being a step-parent, divorce, infidelity, being the "other woman", dealing with ...more
Jun 16, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
A Visit from the Goon Squad
After all the fuss Goodreads made about this book, I expected something a little better. Basically, it is a bunch of short stories, but each of the vi ...more
Jul 2011
Jul 15, 2011
The Storyteller
The best Jodi Picoult book I've read, and I think I've read most of them. Definitely some disturbing parts to this book, but when you're talking about ...more
Jan 06, 2014
Jan 06, 2014
The Cobra Event
Interesting premise, very readable. I would say it is similar to the movie "Outbreak" in book form. I imagine it would be hard to write a story like t ...more
Aug 09, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
Such a great book, Tina Fey had me laughing all the way through. The only fault I found with this book is that in the SNL sections there were pages of ...more
Jul 03, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
The Family Fang
I feel bad giving this book two stars, because there were some pretty funny parts to it. I guess I would liken it to going to see a comedian who made ...more
Sep 16, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
The Secret Keeper
A little slow going at first, a few elements were predictable, but the ending was ultimately a surprise for me. Not my favorite Kate Morton book, but ...more
Oct 08, 2013
Oct 08, 2013
Life Sentences
i've read several of laura lippman books and, while they are entertaining enough, they always feel like they fall flat at the end. this was no excepti ...more
Jul 2011
Jun 29, 2011
Into the Darkest Corner
It started slow, but picked up about a quarter of the way through. Although a novel, it lends great insight into the life of a woman living domestic v ...more
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
Beginner's Greek
I read this back in 2009 and I STILL remember that it was awful. Somehow I finished it, though... I think.
Jun 2009
Aug 09, 2011
The Senator's Wife
Great! Intriguing! I don't think I liked the end. Otherwise, quite entertaining.
Jun 2009
Aug 09, 2011
American Wife
based LOOSELY on the life of laura bush. very enjoyable, except for part three where it was more reflection than story.
Jul 06, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
Cutting for Stone
One of my favorite books!
Jun 2009
Aug 09, 2011
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Another great book that gives a peak into the lives of women in other eras and countries. It makes me feel so lucky to have been born when and where I ...more
Jul 02, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
I found this book to be educational and inspiring. I really preferred Hillenbrand's method of writing, which focuses on the human element more than th ...more
Aug 21, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
The Confidant
Interesting and easy read.
Jan 11, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
The Best of Me
Feb 02, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
The Forgotten Garden
Great author. Great story.
Sep 07, 2012
Sep 04, 2012
Sweet Tooth
The ending made the book.
Jul 05, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
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