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My Antonia
3.73
What a dear, wonderful story that I just want to clutch to my heart and keep forever. It brings back to me such feelings of love and connectedness to ...more
not set
Jul 14, 2008
 
The Haunting of Hill House
3.90
Hovering somewhere between 4 and 5 stars for this, my second "classic" for my summer reading project. Originally published in 1957, The Haunting of Hi ...more
Jun 11, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls
3.93
A big, fat DID NOT FINISH label goes on this, my fourth book for my summer classic reading project. Oh I liked the writing well enough, but I just can ...more
Jun 20, 2010
Jun 20, 2010
 
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
4.22
Here I go with my annual summer project of reading at least five classics that I haven't read before.

First up is this richly detailed coming-of-age s
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Jun 05, 2010
Jun 05, 2010
 
Ivanhoe
3.72
Well that was fun, and really interesting. Walter Scott spins out a tale for the ages, a classic that has entertained since its publication in 1819. T ...more
Jun 28, 2009
Jun 28, 2009
 
Treasure Island
3.79
"Fifteen men on a dead man's chest
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum
Drink and the devil had done for the rest
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum."

Embarking upon my
...more
Jun 2009
Jun 01, 2009
 
Villette
3.72
**spoiler alert** Book Two in this summer's reading project to read at least five classic books I haven't read before. I understand that Villette is c ...more
Jun 10, 2009
Jun 10, 2009
 
North and South
4.13
Now I NEED to see the BBC adaptation! I took away one star only because I felt the ending was rushed, and I think I reached saturation point with the ...more
Mar 29, 2009
Mar 29, 2009
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
**spoiler alert** First book I've read entirely on my Nook and I must say I am delighted with the experience. Great fun jumping electronically to the ...more
Nov 09, 2010
Nov 09, 2010
 
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
4.20
A quick re-read to refresh my memory. I had forgotten how conversational a tone the narrative takes as compared to LOTR.
Oct 24, 2010
Oct 24, 2010
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
Wish I could put six stars on this review. A wonderful, wonderful book. This was a re-read for me, but I enjoyed it even more this time around because ...more
Oct 05, 2009
Oct 05, 2009
 
East of Eden
4.31
This book is getting marked as one of my top ten of all time. What an excellent story, perfectly written.
Feb 15, 2008
Feb 09, 2008
 
A Little Princess
4.19
None
Mar 23, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
 
The Good Earth (House of Earth, #1)
3.94
None
Jun 29, 2008
Jun 27, 2008
 
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
3.71
None
not set
Jul 15, 2008
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
None
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 22, 2009
 
A Tale of Two Cities (Signet Classics)
3.76
None
not set
Jul 10, 2008
 
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)
4.03
None
not set
Jun 26, 2008
 
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
4.24
None
not set
Jun 19, 2008
 
Rebecca
4.17
None
not set
May 26, 2008
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.16
None
Aug 03, 2008
Jul 29, 2008
 
The Maltese Falcon
3.94
None
Nov 07, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.02
None
Sep 15, 2008
Sep 11, 2008
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