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Gone Girl
3.93
Color me totally disappointed and perhaps ruined by the "hype" surrounding this book. I don't always have to love the characters in a story to be engr...more
Nov 13, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
 
The Night Circus
4.00
Before diving into this book I knew that there were folks who LOVED it and others not so much. With that in mind I read and was fully pulled into the...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 18, 2014
 
Peony in Love
3.55
I really enjoyed SNOWFLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN by See - all thr more reason that I was especially disappointed in PEONY IN LOVE. I enjoyed the histori...more
Jan 2008
Mar 11, 2008
 
The Language of Flowers
4.06
I picked this up on the recommendation of a friend and was not disappointed. This is an excellent story with memorable characters and a heartbreaking...more
Mar 27, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1)
3.84
This is the 3rd book by Lisa See I have read and I enjoyed it very much. The Shanghai history and the history of the Chinese in the US during the 30s...more
Apr 19, 2010
Mar 14, 2010
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
4.16
Not a disappointment in the least. This was as page turning and fascinating as the first two books. This volume picks up exactly where #2 left off. Th...more
Jun 04, 2010
May 26, 2010
 
Imperial Bedrooms
3.09
This was a deeply disappointing pile of crap. I was a huge fan of Less Than Zero and this was a sad follow up. He took some of the same characters, wr...more
Jul 03, 2010
Jun 23, 2010
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.06
I could not put this book down! The characters, the setting and the mysteries (there are several) were compelling and gripping. I have been to Sweden...more
May 13, 2009
May 05, 2009
 
The Well and the Mine
3.75
I read this book for my book group and I greatly enjoyed it. It's a soft and contemplative story about a family living in depression-era Alabama in a...more
Dec 15, 2010
Nov 12, 2010
 
Last Night in Twisted River
3.71
Another wonderful Irving journey. I really enjoyed the melancholic story of fathers and sons spanning 3 generations and several settings: New Hampshir...more
Jan 28, 2010
Nov 30, 2009
 
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
3.75
A surprisingly short classic. I listened to this and was so surprised it was only 3 discs. Good suspense, great language and deserving of it's reputat...more
Nov 30, 2008
Nov 19, 2008
 
Ready Player One
4.30
So first let me say that having been born in 1972 (same year as Halliday) I am a dead ringer for the demographics of this awesome book - all that marv...more
Apr 13, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
Restless
3.81
This was a *very* slow start, but about 1/2 way through it finally picked up pace. It's very well written and I enjoyed the characters - particularly...more
Sep 14, 2010
Aug 10, 2010
 
Luncheon of the Boating Party
3.59
There will things about this book that enjoyed - seeing through a painter's eyes, the Parisian history, and the insight into the Impressionist movemen...more
Jan 13, 2009
May 27, 2008
 
Olive Kitteridge
3.69
I hated this book. I was the only one in my bookgroup who hated it as much as I did. Perhaps it's my recent issues with health etc. with my grandmothe...more
Mar 02, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
 
No Country for Old Men
4.09
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Apr 28, 2008
Apr 17, 2008
 
American Psycho
3.80
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Nov 15, 2007
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.94
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Nov 15, 2007
 
The Color Purple
4.13
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Nov 15, 2007
 
Animal Farm
3.79
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Nov 15, 2007
 
Good Faeries/Bad Faeries
3.93
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Nov 15, 2007
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
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Nov 15, 2007
 
High Fidelity
3.95
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Nov 15, 2007
 
The Odyssey
3.67
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Nov 15, 2007
 
Amphigorey
4.22
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Nov 15, 2007
 
Interview With The Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
3.95
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Nov 15, 2007
 
The Andromeda Strain
3.81
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Nov 15, 2007
 
Jurassic Park
3.85
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Nov 15, 2007
 
Pigs in Heaven (Greer Family, #2)
3.94
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Nov 15, 2007
 
The Poisonwood Bible
3.97
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Nov 15, 2007
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