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To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
**spoiler alert** I looked up Harper Lee online this is her only published book. However, she did write a few articles that one can find and read onli ...more
Dec 2004
Dec 05, 2007
 
Eat, Pray, Love
3.45
I just kept thinking wahhhhhh the whole time. Poor woman wants out of her marriage so she leaves.... wahhhh. Poor woman is depressed so she whines wah ...more
Mar 21, 2008
Feb 05, 2008
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.05
**spoiler alert** Read it in four days, couldn't put it down. I had to keep remembering that it wasn't 100% true. But I think that it was as close as ...more
Sep 2002
Jan 03, 2008
 
The Great Gatsby
3.85
**spoiler alert** First, this is the only time that I ever heard of a guy plotting so well to get what he wanted without everyone finding out his plan ...more
Jun 23, 2003
Feb 12, 2008
 
She Flew the Coop: A Novel Concerning Life, Death, Sex and Recipes in Limoges, Louisiana
3.91
Sophie, I liked the comparison of Sophie's beaten biscuits and her life – I don't think you read too much in it – I think it was right on. And it was ...more
Dec 2004
Feb 26, 2008
 
The Bookseller of Kabul
3.74
She wrote this in third person yet it is about her experiences living with a family in Kabul after 9/11. She tells the story of a bookseller who think ...more
Jul 05, 2009
Jul 13, 2009
 
The Red Tent
4.14
First biblical fiction book I have read and I think I want more. The key word that people need to remember, just like The Da Vinci Code - this is FICT ...more
Jul 11, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
 
Achieve Anything in Just One Year: Be Inspired Daily to Live Your Dreams and Accomplish Your Goals
3.64
Didn't want to wait until January 1, 2015 to make a change so I started mid-year. Easy to read with short chapters for each day and assignments that a ...more
Apr 25, 2014
Apr 25, 2014
 
The Coffee Trader
3.74
Amsterdam was a thriving financial metropolis during the 17th century, tolerant of many people, religions and beliefs and stood apart from other count ...more
May 30, 2009
May 26, 2009
 
The Year of Magical Thinking
3.83
Anyone who questions the reasoning that it is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all, needs to read this book. Despite her loss ...more
Jan 09, 2010
Jan 02, 2010
 
The Other Side of the Story
3.75
I always like Marion Keyes books it's a nice break from most of the 'more serious' books I read. I especially like this one because it talks about wri ...more
Mar 11, 2008
Mar 04, 2008
 
Play It as It Lays
3.87
"I know what 'nothing' means, and keep on playing." Sums it up about right and where things tend to go in life. Life is easier when you are oblivious. ...more
Jul 12, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
 
Axon Raiders
5.00
I am not a huge reader of Fantasy novels and I guess I read even less Sci-Fi but after reading this book I'm not sure why. This book is a great read w ...more
May 2014
May 01, 2014
 
Hellfire
3.98
Not quite sure what happened, one moment I clicked on my kindle to start the first chapter, the next moment, I realized that I tore thru this book and ...more
Apr 30, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
 
White Noise
3.86
favorite quote:
"California deserves whatever it gets. Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom."
~White Noise
Sep 2007
Nov 28, 2007
 
Sweet Valley Confidential: Ten Years Later
2.42
Yes, yes I read it, and yes I read it in one sitting. And yes I'm a bit ashamed of that. But I read these series when I was 10 so when the opportunity ...more
May 10, 2011
May 11, 2011
 
Admit One: My Life in Film
2.94
Great book as it discusses how Emmett was 'destined' to be an actor from the moment he entered the theater for the first time to see Disney's "The Jun ...more
Apr 14, 2011
Apr 29, 2011
 
Rise Again (Rise Again #1)
3.88
Met the author last week so I thought to try my first zombie book, his. And my first purchased book on the Kindle. Written better that I thought horro ...more
Jan 10, 2011
Jan 13, 2011
 
The Sweet Hereafter
3.83
First, I had no idea that they made this book into a movie in 1997 (I know, I'm clueless). I thought that it would make a great movie with the four di ...more
May 2002
Jan 02, 2008
 
Love
3.68
I actually didn't like the book. I don't need a book to entertain me by girls / women fighting among themselves for the attention of a man. I think I ...more
Mar 2005
Feb 26, 2008
 
Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship
4.05
Now I know why all social settings are described as "political" Playing to others moods and catering to needs of the stronger alpha male. Spinning inf ...more
Apr 17, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
 
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
3.96
I finished it a bit late but I loved every minute of it. How amazing to know that much about something. To be able to recite off the top of your head ...more
Aug 2005
Jan 02, 2008
 
Breathing Lessons
3.65
This was a very quick read for me. I read it in two days - of course it helped that I was sick in bed. Let's see if I remember everyone:

I did like thi
...more
May 2003
Jan 14, 2008
 
Middlesex
3.95
wow, can I just wow. Well, first it took me longer than usual to read this book but I don't regret reading it. Spanning three generations of a Greek f ...more
Jun 12, 2008
Jan 02, 2008
 
Running with Scissors
3.67
I just have to say that I kept flipping to the dustjackets to re-read that this is a TRUE story. I couldn't believe all the stuff I was reading.

That b
...more
Jan 22, 2009
Feb 15, 2008
 
In Cold Blood
4.02
Before I forget, did anyone else notice that the book was dedicated to Harper Lee?

So did the crime fit the punishment? Which character is worse? Perry
...more
Nov 21, 2008
Jan 02, 2008
 
A Farewell to Arms
3.77
I must be the minority, I liked it. Or maybe I'm bias because it mentioned villages that my grandparents were born in so that was kind of cool. I agre ...more
May 2003
Jan 04, 2008
 
Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota
3.79
You have to really, really love music AND rock AND heavy metal and hair bands AND pop culture AND whining small town white boys who have no reason to ...more
Feb 15, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
 
Stuck in Downward Dog: A Novel
3.10
Fun read for chick lit but I'm getting tired of all the exaggeration and hyperbole of chick lit and I think that will be my downfall. What 28 year old ...more
Jul 20, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
The Mermaid Chair
3.06
Usually not my type of book but I must be on a role. This is another book that makes the bad guy the good guy by giving the reader their point of view ...more
Aug 24, 2010
Aug 24, 2010
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