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Ella Minnow Pea
3.81
I found this book at the Wilderness Library and very nearly didn't buy it. Just looking at the title, the words didn't exactly compute and I thought, ...more
Jun 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
The Next Big Thing
3.66
Kat is a big girl hiding a big secret: she's in love with an Englishman who thinks she's all of a size 4. She hears about a TV show called "From Fat t ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 26, 2007
 
Happiness Sold Separately
3.27
Eleanor and Ted's marriage is pushed to a straining point when Eleanor finds out that Ted has been having an affair with his personal assistant Gina. ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
The Patron Saint of Liars
3.71
Ann Patchett is probably best well known for having written Bel Canto which I am best known for not having read. But I was browsing in Borders one day ...more
Apr 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
Knitting Under the Influence
3.30
This book is your typical chick lit. I sat down and read it last night, cover to cover, without breaking a sweat. It took me four hours, but would hav ...more
Feb 2008
Jan 26, 2008
 
Double Shot (Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, Book 12)
3.95
I am a big fan of the Goldy Bear catering mysteries, although I must confess it's been a while since I've read one, and she's published two books sinc ...more
Feb 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
The Dive From Clausen's Pier
3.39
Carrie Bell feels the pull of a new life awaiting her outside her Wisconsin hometown. Her relationship with her fiance Mike is boring her, and she wan ...more
Mar 2007
Jan 01, 2008
 
Plum Lovin' (Stephanie Plum #12.5)
3.67
What can I say? I love Janet Evanovich, I love the Stephanie Plum series. It is the sole series of books that every single time I read them, they caus ...more
Feb 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
3.71
I admit. The title got me. I'm a sucker for a clever title. And the book was worthy of the title.

Naomi is a typical popular teenage girl, dating the s
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Oct 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
Bet Me
3.95
This is my ultimate guilty pleasure, beach book piece of fluff, and consequently I read it in its entirety while I was at the beach this weekend. When ...more
May 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
The Cross-Country Quilters (Elm Creek Quilts, #3)
3.98
Judy keeps buying them, I keep reading them. And every time I pick one of the Elm Creek Quilt books up, I think, "Damn this is kind of elementary" and ...more
Apr 2007
Jan 01, 2008
 
The Art of Mending
3.62
In The Art of Mending, Laura Bartone is heading to her annual family reunion and looking forward to the fair and a fun and relaxed time with her child ...more
Feb 2007
Nov 12, 2007
 
Good Grief
3.71
Lolly Winston is quickly rising to the top of my favorite writers list. This is the second of her books I've read, and while I didn't love it as much ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 09, 2008
 
A Tale of Two Sisters
3.30
Cassie is slender, clever, charismatic, successful. The one flaw in her perfect life may be her marriage. Her sister Lizbet is plumper, plainer, dream ...more
Aug 2007
Jan 01, 2008
 
The Girls
3.80
Ruby and Rose are identical twin girls born conjoined at the head. Their birth mother flees from them after they are born, and they are taken in by th ...more
Oct 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
The Rest of Her Life
3.33
This was a great book, very hard to put down. I read it in 2 days flat.

The story centers around the Churchill family, when daughter Kara, a smart, pre
...more
Jun 2008
Dec 26, 2007
 
'Salem's Lot
3.95
**spoiler alert** This book scared the living heck out of me. I read the audiobook while driving around for work and so often it was just such a relie ...more
not set
Mar 04, 2009
 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
4.20
I was really torn between giving this book 3 and 4 stars--call it 3.5 :-)

The book follows Charlie, a 9th grader who has some mental issues, as he ente
...more
Oct 26, 2009
Oct 23, 2009
 
Keesha's House
3.80
The most haunting line in this book for me personally was:

All my life I've wanted a sister, but who's to say you'd get one you could trust?

Keesha's Ho
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not set
Jan 26, 2011
 
A Wedding In December
3.04
I hated this book and hated myself for reading it.

This is my 3rd Anita Shreve book and the worst of a bad batch. The previous two I'd read were book
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not set
Mar 10, 2009
 
Revolutionary Road
3.86
Last night, the General and I had a little Thursday night date night. We've both been a little (lot) tense about the adoption and needed something to ...more
not set
Jan 30, 2009
 
Touch
2.92
Touch is the story of 14 year old Maisie, who's 3 best friends are boys. One day on the back of the bus, they touch her inappropriately and thus touch ...more
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 21, 2009
 
The Lady Elizabeth
3.95
Despite my proclivities for England and those who call her home, I am not much on English history and the old kings and queens of England. I knew very ...more
not set
Dec 29, 2008
 
The View from Mount Joy
3.50
Lorna Landvik has done it again! I love all the books she's written that I've read, but this one ranks right up there with Angry Housewives Eating Bon ...more
not set
Jan 29, 2009
 
Room
3.96
**spoiler alert** I literally could not put this book down. I was up till 3AM this morning reading it, passed out, brought it with me wherever I went, ...more
not set
Feb 01, 2012
 
Two Brides Too Many (The Sinclair Sisters of Cripple Creek, #1)
3.58
This is not a great book, let me put it that way. But I enjoyed the hell out of reading the story of the two Sinclair sisters, whose father takes off ...more
Dec 07, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
 
The Quality of Life Report
2.88
This book took me forever to read, and ultimately I only finished it on account of the fact that I really, really, really wanted to have a Q book comp ...more
not set
Jan 18, 2009
 
Homefront
3.94
Gwaltney's YA book tells the story of Margaret Ann Motley, who's been waiting her whole life for her sister, Elizabeth to move out so she can have her ...more
Jan 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
The Year of Pleasures
3.67
The Year of Pleasures is the story of Betta, a writer of children's books, whose husband John suddenly dies of cancer and leaves Betta to live out the ...more
Jul 2007
Nov 12, 2007
 
The Last Summer (of You and Me)
3.56
This is one of those books you wanted to love more than you wound up loving it.

Brashares's book about sisters Riley and Alice and their summer friend
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Mar 2008
Mar 19, 2008
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