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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
3.15
**spoiler alert** Where do I start with this one? I was drawn to the book because I thought the subject would be interesting - that of a girl who can...more
Sep 02, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
Brooklyn
3.61
This coming of age story is about a young Irish woman, Eilis Lacey, who immigrates to Brooklyn post WWII. With little hope of a bright future in Irela...more
Sep 10, 2011
Aug 21, 2011
 
Moloka'i
4.13
I absolutely loved this book. The story, though fictional, contains true historical events and includes real people and some characters based upon rea...more
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 04, 2011
 
Room
3.95
Loved this book. Although the subject was disturbing, it was not as upsetting to read as it was presented in the voice of a 5 year old. I enjoyed the...more
Jun 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
Annabel
3.80
I had a difficult time getting started with this book. I read about 50 pages, put it down for a week, read another book and then picked it back up. In...more
Oct 15, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
The Caretakers
3.66
The Caretakers is packed with wisdom and insight. The rawness of grief is beautifully expressed.

Shauna grabs the reader immediately with a strong ope...more
Nov 27, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Secret Daughter
3.95
I rate it higher than 3, closer to 4. I enjoyed reading the book.

Story revolves around 3 female characters, an Indian woman who gives up her daughter...more
Oct 07, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
All the Flowers in Shanghai
3.59
I received this as a first-reads giveaway. I give it 3.5 stars. This is a coming of age story of Feng, a 17 year old Chinese girl, who is forced to ta...more
May 30, 2012
Nov 21, 2011
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.02
Wonderful book. Story takes place in 19th century China in the Hunan area. Two girls pledge to be laotong (old sames) - lifelong friends. The tale is...more
Aug 16, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
Domestic Violets
3.85
I loved this book! Sarcastic Tom Violet is hysterical. This satire of a middle aged man confronting an early mid-life crisis is believable and fantast...more
Jan 29, 2012
Nov 09, 2011
 
Cutting for Stone
4.26
This book took me forever to read. My life was paralleling some of the story which made it all the more difficult to get through.
Dec 31, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
 
Wench
3.65
Dolen Perkins-Valdez has hit the ground running with this provocative debut novel. I look forward to the next one.
Oct 23, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
 
The House I Loved
3.04
Very poetic prose. I liked the book. It wasn't as good as Sarah's Key but it was better than A Secret Kept.
Mar 25, 2012
Oct 15, 2011
 
Sarah's Key
4.10
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Sep 23, 2011
 
Little Bee
3.65
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Sep 23, 2011
 
The Language of Flowers
4.06
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Jul 29, 2012
Aug 11, 2011
 
The Story of Beautiful Girl
3.89
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Jun 25, 2012
Jul 27, 2011
 
The Husband's Secret
3.90
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Mar 04, 2014
 
The Last Letter from Your Lover
3.93
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Mar 04, 2014
 
We Are Water
3.78
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Mar 04, 2014
 
Me Before You
4.32
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Mar 04, 2014
 
The Goldfinch
3.93
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May 09, 2014
Mar 04, 2014
 
Butterfly's Child
3.62
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Mar 04, 2014
 
Hidden
3.45
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May 09, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
 
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman #1)
4.02
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Mar 26, 2014
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