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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
4.22
This is probably the fifth time I've read this book, and it's still so insightful, funny, and helpful. LOVE it. I'm currently using in the creative wr ...more
Jun 05, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
 
The Woman in Black
3.65
My New Favorite Ghost Story: The Woman in Black
So when I told my husband that I wanted to go see The Woman in Black for our Valentine’s Day date, he
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Apr 24, 2012
Apr 22, 2012
 
Beautiful Ruins
3.68
Funny, sweet, and heartbreaking. I LOVED this book. It's a great summer read!
Jun 20, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
 
The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece
3.48
LOVED this book! Very well-written exploration of science experimentation and body snatching during Mary Shelley's lifetime. Couldn't put this book do ...more
May 26, 2014
May 26, 2014
 
The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom
3.82
Fascinating look at early Christian history. Both well-researched and well-written. Candida Moss is my new favorite religious scholar.
not set
May 25, 2015
 
Dracula
3.95
Re-read this book again this year as I taught it in my Victorian lit course. Brilliant and awesome!
Oct 10, 2012
Nov 06, 2012
 
Mrs. Dalloway
3.77
Re-read this book for the British lit class I'm teaching. Gorgeous language. Absolutely brilliant.
Nov 10, 2012
Nov 27, 2012
 
Wearing God: An Exercise in Enriching Our Spiritual Imagination
4.05
Like Winner's other books WEARING GOD is thoughtful, insightful, and well-written. I love her chapter on viewing God as a midwife.
Jun 27, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
 
This is Not a Test (This is Not a Test #1)
3.88
This book was awesome! Well-written, gripping--like a dark version of The Breakfast Club.
Aug 03, 2012
Aug 04, 2012
 
Wide Sargasso Sea
3.54
Re-read this very interesting book. Great companion novella to Jane Eyre.
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 27, 2012
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.40
Reread this book this summer for probably the sixth time. LOVE it!
Aug 2012
Aug 25, 2012
 
The Quick
3.26
Fun and interesting Gothic vampire read.
not set
May 25, 2015
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
4.32
Another great book that I reread this summer!
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 25, 2012
 
Ashen Winter (Ashfall, #2)
4.06
Couldn't put this book down!
Nov 30, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
 
Mad Girl's Love Song: Sylvia Plath and Life Before Ted
3.77
Loved this biography! Finally, someone has written about Sylvia Plath's pre-Ted Hughes life. Very well-written and well-researched, I could hardly put ...more
Apr 29, 2014
Mar 29, 2014
 
Dreaming Awake (Falling Under, #2)
3.97
Awesome, lovely writing, vivid fantastical settings. Cravats and sword fights. Nuf' said.
Jan 20, 2012
Dec 27, 2011
 
Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2)
4.48
Another Cassandra Clare book that did not fail to disappoint. Loved. Loved. LOVED this one.
Apr 15, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
 
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1)
3.80
Quirky great read!
Jan 2012
Dec 27, 2011
 
Villette
3.72
Pretty much anything by Charlotte Bronte rocks!
Sep 20, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
 
Surprised by Oxford
4.22
Beautifully written!
Dec 2012
Aug 23, 2012
 
Coraline
3.99
An awesome imaginative read!
May 15, 2012
Apr 22, 2012
 
Barking Mad: A Reginald Spiffington Mystery
4.54
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Dec 27, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.38
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not set
Dec 28, 2011
 
Sense and Sensibility
4.04
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not set
Dec 27, 2011
 
Agnes Grey
3.61
None
Sep 15, 2012
Nov 04, 2012
 
Jane Eyre
4.08
None
not set
Dec 27, 2011
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
None
not set
Dec 27, 2011
 
Flawless (Pretty Little Liars, #2)
4.00
None
Jun 2012
Jun 06, 2012
 
Straight Man
4.02
None
Dec 19, 2013
Nov 11, 2013
 
The Meaning of Night
3.69
None
May 31, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
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