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Raven Rise (Pendragon, #9)
4.20
it was ok
I've liked this series in the past, but it's just dragging on and on and on and . . .
It was more of the same that's happened in the last eight books.
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Jul 20, 2008
Jul 22, 2008
 
Framed
3.75
liked it
I generally like Clair Poulson's writing a little more than this. I kind of felt like the bad guys were caricatures of mobsters. I had a hard time bel ...more
Apr 23, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
 
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
3.60
liked it
I just finished reading this book and came away with a feeling of discontent, not because I think a book can't end the way this one did but because it ...more
Sep 30, 2008
Sep 29, 2008
 
Family Matters And More: Stories Of My Life In Soviet Russia
4.17
really liked it
I received this book through Goodreads giveaways from the author. I was particularly impressed by his friendliness and kindness as we exchanged a few ...more
Dec 26, 2008
Nov 22, 2008
 
Royal Target (Royal, #1)
4.00
liked it
Ok, it was felt totally unreal as far as the situation of Janessa guarding the prince, but I don't read for reality all the time. It was a fun escape. ...more
Dec 05, 2008
Dec 12, 2008
 
The Darcys & the Bingleys: A Tale of Two Gentlemen's Marriages to Two Most Devoted Sisters (Pride and Prejudice Continues, # 1)
3.58
really liked it
Maybe it was because I went into this book with exceedingly low expectations after reading the reference to the Kama Sutra on the back cover (don't wo ...more
Nov 14, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
The Pemberley Chronicles (The Pemberley Chronicles, #1)
3.32
really liked it
The introduction in the book goes on to say how so many of the sequels have Elizabeth and Darcy acting like characters out of Dynasty. How true! That ...more
Oct 05, 2008
Oct 05, 2008
 
The Ladies of Longbourn (The Pemberley Chronicles, #4)
3.73
liked it
While Ms. Collins writes well, I finally realized what it is about this series that disappoints me.

First, all of her main characters are so disgusting
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Jan 07, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
 
A Timeless Romance Anthology: Summer Wedding Collection
4.01
liked it
This is my least favorite from this series so far. They're all modern stories this time, and they were remarkably similar. Perhaps it's that the premi ...more
Jun 02, 2013
May 29, 2013
 
Ripple Effect (Undercurrents, #2)
4.21
it was ok
Kylie Ramsey is Christal Jones' new identity as a member of the Witness Protection Program. In the previous book, Undercurrents, she met and fell in l ...more
Jul 21, 2008
Jul 22, 2008
 
Lit Fuse
3.29
it was ok
It's really a 2 1/2 star book because it's not quite a three, but it's better than a two. It's obvious McPheters knows a lot about law enforcement, an ...more
May 08, 2012
May 09, 2012
 
An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems
3.76
did not like it
A friend mentioned that she thought this book was really quite funny, but I had a very hard time with it.
For someone who professes to land in the mi
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May 14, 2008
May 01, 2008
 
Just Ella (The Palace Chronicles, #1)
3.75
it was ok
OK, I supposed the independent princess-to-be is a good role model for girls, but I just didn't get into this book. It seemed a little too negative an ...more
Nov 26, 2008
Dec 14, 2008
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
3.93
really liked it
Perhaps since I read this almost on top of The Tipping Point, I was fascinated by the idea of how many ways the same data can be manipulated and/or ex ...more
Mar 10, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
 
Sweethearts
3.64
it was ok
I really wanted to like this book, but there was something about it that just didn't ring true.

First of all, growing up as one of the only Mormons in
...more
Mar 16, 2009
Mar 16, 2009
 
Mr. Darcy's Decision: A Sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
3.44
did not like it
**spoiler alert** I've read A LOT of P&P spin-offs lately, and this one really bugged me. OK, not as much as the totally smutty ones, but it still ...more
Jan 02, 2009
Jan 03, 2009
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.91
really liked it
One of the other reviewers called this book 'sexy' because he found it so intellectually stimulating. It is a very intellectually stimulating book tha ...more
Mar 08, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
 
The Friday Night Knitting Club (Friday Night Knitting Club, #1)
3.41
liked it
Georgia is the owner of a knitting shop in New York, called Walker and Daughter. Georgia is Walker, and Dakota is the daughter. She's a single mom who ...more
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
 
Supernaturally (Paranormalcy, #2)
3.92
really liked it
I had read this before but went back and brushed up on it before I read the third part of the trilogy. I just like Kiersten White's style. Evie is jus ...more
Apr 25, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
 
Father Brown: The Essential Tales
3.96
it was ok
This was picked for a book group I attend. In context of the times (as one of the early detective characters), he's clever and intuitive. As a priest, ...more
Mar 24, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
 
Wonderstruck
4.16
it was ok
**spoiler alert** OK, the book is unusual and visually compelling, but was anyone else bothered by the fact that the whole premise of the story is bas ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
 
Grave Secrets
3.52
it was ok
The genealogy twist was interesting, and I liked the historical flashbacks and storyline better than the present one. I was also annoyed by her at tim ...more
Sep 13, 2008
Sep 26, 2008
 
Earth Unaware (The First Formic War, #1)
3.91
really liked it
Earth Unaware is the back story to Ender's Game. It answers all those questions of what happened when the Formics came to Earth. It starts out in spac ...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 10, 2013
 
Everlost (Skinjacker, #1)
3.94
really liked it
I have to say that this was one of the more original ideas I've run across in a while (I also thought that about his Unwind book). Shusterman comes up ...more
Apr 25, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
 
The Book of Mormon Girl: A Memoir of an American Faith
3.51
liked it
I have to admit my impressions of the book are mixed. If you are a Mormon, it's a book that makes you evaluate your experiences compared to hers. Beca ...more
Jun 05, 2013
Jun 05, 2013
 
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
3.80
really liked it
Flavia de Luce is a precocious 11 year old with a passion for poisons. Then, she finds a body in the garden and must do something when her father is a ...more
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
 
The Stone Traveler
3.78
liked it
Tag is getting in trouble left and right. Things have changed ever since his dad and brother left. He looks like a rebel, but in reality he's not doin ...more
Jun 18, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
 
Flashback
3.58
liked it
I just finished reading this book. I was pleasantly surprised by his writing; although, I'm not always certain I believed the book was done well from ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 01, 2009
 
Beauty and the Werewolf (Five Hundred Kingdoms, #6)
3.74
liked it
I love Mercedes Lackey and the 500 Kingdoms books for a fun break from reality. They're inventive and entertaining. The characters are always strong. ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
 
Gorgeous
3.49
it was ok
It's a modern redo of Cinderella, except the fairy godmother is a the world's best fashion designer, Tom Kelly, from her dead mother's past. Eighteen ...more
May 30, 2013
May 31, 2013
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