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The Republic of East LA: Stories
I expected much more. Yes East L.A. has poverty and crime etc. etc. but there are also people going to college people with good jobs and just plain pe ...more
May 07, 2010
Apr 29, 2010
Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith
I totally lost interest by chapter 2. I think it is the way it is written, it just made me want to fall asleep :-( I wish it would have been more inte ...more
Apr 15, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
The Best of Me
Really enoyed this book. It was a typical Nicholas Sparks book in that I couldn't put it down and even though the ending was a bit predictable towards ...more
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 02, 2011
Stolen: A Letter to My Captor
Didn't keep my attention at all and none of the kids who have checked it out have liked it either.
not set
May 05, 2011
Street Pharm
Good book. I would have loved to have a book like this in high school.
Feb 06, 2009
Feb 09, 2009
Vanishing Acts
Kept me interested and was well written but in the end I felt the author tried to throw in too many twists and turns. Overall it was a good book and I ...more
Aug 09, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
Confessions of a Video Vixen
Made me very mad. But I finished it. I feel sorry for her son.
Nov 23, 2009
Dec 04, 2009
The Killer's Tears
Definitely not a book that will leave you with a good happy feeling but it is still a good book.
Oct 14, 2009
Oct 09, 2009
The Tenth Circle
Didn't keep my interest at all.
Feb 09, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
The Metamorphosis
Wow. Depressing.
Oct 20, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
Devil in the Details: Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood
Started off funny and then it got blah and repetitive. I think it would have been a lot funnier for me if I was Jewish but i'm not so it was eh.
Jan 25, 2010
Jan 12, 2010
Dear Zoe
Great great great book. I loved it.
May 04, 2009
Apr 24, 2009
The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism Is Seducing America
Very very good. Really makes you think about why celebrities do what they do and how we are so hungry for celebrity gossip. Good stuff.
Apr 29, 2010
Apr 07, 2010
The Time Keeper
Not as good as his other books, but still a good read.
Oct 16, 2012
Sep 20, 2012
My Wicked, Wicked Ways
I'm not a big poetry person but I like some of her othr poems so I decided to read this collection. My 2 favorite poems in this collection were "One L ...more
Apr 29, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
A Piece of Cake
Simply didn't like it.
Jan 10, 2010
Dec 08, 2009
Heart of Aztlan
Typical "Chicano empowerment" novel. Maybe if I would have been reading it when it first came out it would have been great but now it was just too typ ...more
Jan 2009
Nov 29, 2007
For One More Day
I loved it! I am going to go home and hug my mother tight right now! Great book, a must read. It's very short so you could get through it in a day.
May 16, 2008
May 16, 2008
A Good Man Is Hard to Find And Other Stories
I was expecting something totally different. I really really didn't like this book/short stories, but don't take my word for it, read it yourself :-)
Dec 2007
Nov 29, 2007
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Great book. Eventhough I know it's fiction it is so well written I felt like I was really reading a book written by a real boy named Christopher.
Oct 2007
Nov 25, 2007
Nightlight: A Parody
Not as funny as I hoped it would be but it was ok.
Dec 11, 2009
Nov 03, 2009
The Sum of Our Days: A Memoir
I love love love her fiction but I didn't like this book at all, I honestly only finished it out of respect :-P
Jun 10, 2009
May 27, 2009
The Lovely Bones
I didn't really like the way it ended. I don't want to give it away but I felt like the ending was a let down.
Jan 2004
Nov 28, 2007
Dreams of Joy (Shanghai Girls #2)
I only got to page 96. The book didn't keep me interested and I found the main character very annoying.
Oct 11, 2011
May 11, 2011
The Gangs of Los Angeles
As soon as I find it I will finish reading it, I know it's in my house somewhere. . . . .
not set
Mar 09, 2009
Drink Cultura: Chicanismo
Really cool, especially considering when it was written.
May 2008
May 01, 2008
The Dangerous Book for Boys
So cute! I wish I would have had this when I was young!
not set
Nov 26, 2007
Now Is Your Time!: The African-American Struggle for Freedom
Good for high school kids and interesting for adults too.
Apr 03, 2009
May 01, 2008
The Poetry of Robert Frost (Collected Poems, Complete & Unabridged)
I'm not a big poetry fan so this was blah to me
Apr 29, 2008
Apr 24, 2008
Dear John
Wow what a great book! I hope they make it into a movie!
Jul 23, 2009
May 04, 2009
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