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When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice
4.08
I heard this author (Terry Tempest Williams) on "Radio Times" and was mesmerized by her story. As Terry was comforting her mother dying with cancer, h ...more
Oct 2012
Sep 17, 2012
 
I've Got Your Number
3.92
I love Sophie Kinsella's books and was so happy to see she has a new book out this year! This one, like the others, is a joy to read. It is a light he ...more
Jul 06, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
 
The Island House
3.59
Are you like me and judge a book by the design of the cover? Normally I would not have picked this book up. The leg peeking through the red cape makes ...more
Aug 10, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
 
A Sound Among the Trees
3.66
I picked this book up a few times while searching for something to read at the library. I put it back on the shelf because I thought it was a trite st ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
Sorta Like a Rock Star
3.94


I heard an interview with Matthew Quick on radio times and found him fascinating. I put a hold on 'the silver lining play book' at the library and pi
...more
Oct 31, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
 
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2)
3.96
This is the second book of a young adult trilogy series. I am sure it’s being compared to the Hunger Game series but there really is no comparison. Th ...more
Jun 04, 2012
Jun 04, 2012
 
Abigail Adams
3.86
Abigail Adams was a fascinating woman – one that I surely would like to meet in person for only one day (I wouldn’t want to live without air condition ...more
Aug 28, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
 
Just One Look
4.00
I have been reading non-fiction this week and needed a fast pace mystery novel to read this weekend. I found the right book! This is a story of a woma ...more
Jul 16, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
 
Forgotten Country
3.46
This is a story of family trying to overcome their secrets and at the same time learn to open up and reconnect as a family unit. I enjoyed this book – ...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
The Fallen Angel (Gabriel Allon, #12)
4.14
A woman is found dead in the Vatican. A famous art historian (and spy) is working restoring a painting for the church and is asked to find out what ha ...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
 
Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
3.68


When I saw this book in my library I remembered reading a review on it in the NY Times. Something in the review stuck with me but I couldn't remember
...more
Oct 26, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
 
Defending Jacob
3.95
My sister recommended this book to me. She said the ending took her by surprise and I have to agree with her. Defending Jacob is the story of a boy ac ...more
Jul 08, 2012
Jul 08, 2012
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.45
I am convinced that Louie Z has a different genetic make-up than the rest of the human race. He truly cannot be broken; not by his fellow track mates ...more
Oct 21, 2012
Oct 05, 2012
 
The Secret Keeper
4.11
I enjoyed Kate Morton's other books so when I heard she had a new one out I had to pick it up. The Secret Keeper had a lot of features of her previous ...more
Nov 26, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
 
Charlie All Night
3.61
I'll read anything by Jennifer Cruise so when I saw this in my library I picked it up. Ms. Crusie writes funny chick lit as they call it. But this boo ...more
Jun 04, 2012
Jun 04, 2012
 
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.13
I enjoyed book two and I'm looking forward to book three and how Ms. Roth ties everything up at the end. Though, book two is really a bridge book betw ...more
May 21, 2012
May 21, 2012
 
The Lace Makers of Glenmara
3.46
Though the book was cute, who wouldn't want to run off to Ireland after a bad brakeup? I thought I read too many books like this one. Your trip to exc ...more
Jul 25, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
Caleb's Crossing
3.79
Ms. Brooks has captured me in previous novels (People of the Book) and I was looking forward to reading her latest novel. Caleb's Crossing is about t ...more
Mar 26, 2012
Mar 06, 2012
 
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
3.96
This was a very interesting book. It speaks of habits from the personal level to the corporate giants who want to make purchasing their product part o ...more
Jul 25, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
The Death Cure (Maze Runner, #3)
3.79
The last of the Maze Runner trilogy. If you read the other two you need to read the last so you can see how the story ends. This was a fine book given ...more
Jun 12, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
 
Gone (Jack Caffery, #5)
3.97
This UK based story tells the tale of a family who is a victim of a carjacking – only their little girl was in the back seat. Was the carjacker after ...more
Jul 16, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
 
The Cinderella Deal
3.61
Cute story ... very light and I was in the mood for a cute , light, quick read. But .... well you know ... opposites attract ... fake marriage that tu ...more
Jun 16, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
 
Breakfast at Tiffany's
3.89
I don't believe I have ever seen the entire movie and I saw this short story at the library so I picked it up. It's very quirky and as I read the stor ...more
Oct 18, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
 
Gone Girl
3.98
I liked the way this books was written. The chapters flip-flop from the husband perspective to the wife's perspective so you learn both sides of the s ...more
Jul 29, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
 
The Tombs (Fargo Adventure, #4)
3.88


I grabbed a bunch of books before being stuck inside this weekend with hurricane sandy. This book was on the top of the pile so I read it first. It i
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Oct 31, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
 
My Calabria: Rustic Family Cooking from Italy's Undiscovered South
4.22
I don't normally place cook books in my good reads account. But this book is different. I loved the narrative Rose gave me on her life in Calabria. I ...more
Mar 26, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
 
Maybe This Time
3.70
Im in my holiday weekend reading mode and this fit in perfectly. Jennifer Cruise writes fun ,light, entertaining books. I had fun with this ghost/love ...more
May 27, 2012
May 27, 2012
 
The Winter Sea (Slains, #1)
4.05
I enjoyed reading this historical fiction which jumps from current time back to Scotland in the 1700's. It was fun to lose myself in the sea, sand and ...more
Oct 08, 2012
Oct 05, 2012
 
The Love Goddess' Cooking School
3.73
Don't get me wrong, I did like this book and it did make me want to cook more .... but it didn't have enough in the prose and story line to stop me fr ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2)
4.26
I really enjoyed this second book of Follet’s trilogy which takes place during the Second World War. His characters are so engaging you don’t realize ...more
Oct 2012
Oct 01, 2012
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