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The Pillars of the Earth  (The Pillars of the Earth, #1)
4.27
Hmmm... a family relation lent me this book. I was mostly interested in what kind of books my particular relation was into. I think you can learn a lo ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 12, 2007
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.38
Ever since I was blown away by orwell's 1984 I have avoided reading futuristic dystopia novels, because they always disappoint.

I don't know how, but
...more
Oct 03, 2008
Oct 03, 2008
 
Persuasion
4.12
**spoiler alert** I have to say that Austen's novels are a good read when one is ill. She gives the reader everything they want and always give us a h ...more
Apr 29, 2008
Jan 23, 2008
 
Crossing to Safety
4.16
It is so beautifully written. It is like a song. I feel like I need to drink up all the words and savor this book.

I am finishing this book tomorrow.
...more
Nov 2007
Nov 15, 2007
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.03
**spoiler alert** It is four fifteen in the morning and I have finally finished Dorian Gray. It has been on my currently-reading-list for about nine m ...more
May 03, 2008
Dec 04, 2007
 
Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco
4.18
This book appealed to my morbid curiosity. It was like watching a train wreck... I just couldn't tear my eyes away. I was totally facinated by the rau ...more
Mar 20, 2008
Jan 13, 2008
 
The Scarlet Pimpernel
4.05
This book is a fun and easy read. It was suspensful and romantic. It is the makings of a great beach read. There were a few words in the author's lexi ...more
Jul 23, 2008
Jul 02, 2008
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls
3.94
This is the most impressive book I have ever read. I can see why Hemmingway was such an revolutionary writer.

The language in this book is tough and cl
...more
Mar 03, 2008
Feb 12, 2008
 
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
3.92
I began this book with uncertainty. I couldn't decided whether I liked Vonnegut's style or whether I hated its dry humor. I apporached the plot with m ...more
Dec 2007
Jan 13, 2008
 
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)
3.96
It has the all the faciful imagination of Alice in Wonderland except that this book has coherently linked events. I thought that the lack of descripti ...more
Dec 2007
Nov 08, 2007
 
Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing Your Hormones for a Hot and Healthy Body!
3.70
I just wanted a basic book explaining how our metabolism works and how the hormones in out bodies interract. It was extremly basic. I am fascinated by ...more
May 02, 2009
May 03, 2009
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.71
**spoiler alert** It deserves no stars. I can't believe I actually finished it. Reading it was really painful, and actually made me embarrased that I ...more
Aug 2008
May 03, 2009
 
Brisingr  (The Inheritance Cycle, #3)
4.00
Christopher is definitly becoming a better writer. What I ewnjoy most about reading these books is seeing the new depth and beaity of Paolini's writin ...more
Sep 23, 2008
Sep 28, 2008
 
Atonement
3.85
I thought this book was beautifully written. I loved the way that Briony's ideas were mirrored in the actual plot of the novel. I did love the style o ...more
Feb 11, 2008
Jan 23, 2008
 
Walden
3.78
I don't know if I will ever finish this stupid book! It is driving me crazy. I feel like I have to read a paragraph and think about it... read another ...more
Feb 28, 2009
Jan 17, 2008
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.03
um... well, this book is extremely unusual. I don't really know what to say about it. It mixes science fiction with the real life wartime experiences ...more
May 12, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
I originally read this book when I had my tonsils out a few years ago and the plot was lost in a haze of pain medication and ice cream. So, I was exci ...more
Jun 23, 2008
Jun 06, 2008
 
Slave and Citizen: The Life of Frederick Douglas (Library of American Biography Series)
3.76
I learned that it is important to continue reading about past mistakes that the world has made. Considering the lives of those captured in slavery mad ...more
Feb 12, 2008
Jan 23, 2008
 
Angle of Repose
4.27
This book is beautifully written and thought provoking... as I have come to expect from Stegner. Lyman Ward is writting a biography of his grandmother ...more
Jun 06, 2008
May 06, 2008
 
Princess: A True Story Of Life Behind The Veil In Saudi Arabia
3.98
I just wrote a really good review about this book and I accidentally deleted it . I really do not have time to write a good review. I do have to say d ...more
May 04, 2008
Jan 23, 2008
 
Women In Utah History: Paradigm Or Paradox
3.50
This book was good for me to read. I have often setereo-typed the women of early mormon history. I learned from this book that I was extremely uninfor ...more
Apr 2008
Apr 15, 2008
 
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
4.29
This book has some interesting views as to how and when paradox occurs. I have studied music in depth and had my husband helping me to understand the ...more
Feb 17, 2009
Oct 22, 2008
 
The Bostonians
3.58
Well,I just finished reading it not five minutes ago. Henry James has a rich writing style. He is supremely eloquent. However, the downside to this is ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 08, 2007
 
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3.51
This short story was superficial. Which may have been the case simple because there wasn't room in this short story to delve deeply into new ideas and ...more
May 02, 2009
Nov 10, 2008
 
War and Peace
4.09
This book was amazing. I really loved Tolstoy's ability to bring his charachters to life. I felt that the charachter's responses to life experiences w ...more
Jul 2008
Apr 29, 2008
 
A Year in Provence
3.92
I have to say I didn't really enjoy this book. The first few pages had so much French in them that I felt like the author should have just written the ...more
Jun 2008
Jun 23, 2008
 
Jane Eyre
4.08
I read the unabridged version/ The first time I read the book I found that it was difficult for me to be patient with the plot. There are several plac ...more
Jan 1997
Nov 15, 2007
 
Eldest (The Inheritance Cycle, #2)
3.94
paolini is starting to become verbose. I really think that it is fun to read books to escape. However, for a fun read I need more events in the plot. ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 13, 2007
 
Uncle Tom's Cabin
3.79
Don't read this just after reading a diary of Frederick Douglas. Reading first hand accounts of slavery make this book seem trite. Not only that but i ...more
Feb 2008
Jan 23, 2008
 
The Book Thief
4.35
I can't decide whether it is good to read about Nazi Germany and the horrors of war, or if it is just depressing. I tried reading this book a year ago ...more
May 05, 2009
Jan 09, 2008
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