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Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
I liked this one up until the very last page... it was a bit of a let-down. I'll probably read the third one for the sake of finishing the series, but ...more
Jan 03, 2014
Dec 28, 2013
Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1)
I know a lot of people who loved this book so I feel bad writing this, but I do have to say of all the books I've EVER read, I have never hated the ma ...more
Feb 21, 2009
Feb 22, 2009
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
I lost interest in this one. I tried to push to the end but it became due back at the library so I gave up. :(
Feb 08, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Some parts are slow but the book as a whole is great! This historical novel really opened my eyes to a lot of history I never knew about. Did you know ...more
Jun 09, 2012
May 30, 2012
Ten Girls to Watch
I was leaning more towards 3.5 stars but since I did stay up until 2 AM to finish it, I thought I'd go ahead and give it 4! The book is about a young ...more
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
ZOUNDS!: A Browser's Dictionary of Interjections
I was hoping this book would help educate me in the ways of interjections. You see, my husband is a master of interjections. The only thing I learned ...more
Nov 02, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians #1)
This book was good. But it's not one that I will rave about to my friends. It was interesting to read the view point of wealthy people, but honestly, ...more
May 29, 2014
May 23, 2014
Brains: A Zombie Memoir
Maybe I didn't give the book a good enough chance. I stopped after the first hundred pages. No, the zombie gore isn't what bothered me. I just couldn' ...more
Sep 15, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1)
I felt like I was reading about someone's drug-induced dream when I first started the book. Once I got used to that, I found myself enjoying it. This ...more
Dec 07, 2012
Dec 06, 2012
Nim's Island
I read this one out loud to Ruth and Gareth. They would give it 5 stars. I give it 4.5 (only because it's not quite as amazing as other books I've rea ...more
May 13, 2010
May 14, 2010
The Husband's Secret
This book pulled me in and didn't let me go. It took me a little while to get all of the characters straight (it switches viewpoints often) but I am g ...more
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 10, 2013
When Calls the Heart
This is a love story that takes place in the early 1900's in the Canadian West. I first read this book when I was in Middle school and I LOVED it. I w ...more
Aug 11, 2008
Jul 26, 2008
A Breath of Eyre (Unbound, #1)
3.5 stars. The main reason I liked this book is because I LOVE Jane Eyre. I thought the author did a great job of melding the Jane Eyre story with the ...more
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
Fruits Basket, Vol. 1 (Fruits Basket, #1)
My friend (who is obsessed with manga) FORCED me to read this. I was a little nervous (mostly because it's so different than I'm used to). But I was p ...more
Aug 23, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment
A.J. Jacobs is so fun to read. This book is a collection of different experiments that he's put himself through. Examples: he outsourced his life to I ...more
May 04, 2011
May 08, 2011
The Jane Austen Book Club
I give this one more like 3.75 stars. (I really wish this thing would let us do that with our star ratings.) I started this about 4 years ago and didn ...more
May 29, 2012
May 29, 2012
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy #1)
When someone says to you "I'm reading a book about zombies." I bet your first thoughts involve blood, guts, gore and people screaming and running arou ...more
Jun 23, 2011
May 23, 2010
The Clone Codes (The Clone Codes, #1)
This book had a lot of potential. I liked the basic idea of the story. I even liked the characters. When I finished the book, I felt like I had just r ...more
Oct 30, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Bel Canto
I really liked this story. It was so interesting reading about the relationships between the hostages and their captors and how they changed over the ...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
Across the 2nd Dimension
Ruth begged me to read this book to her and Gareth. I love the TV show, so I was happy to oblige. We all really enjoyed it and we're now looking forwa ...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I REALLY want to give this book 4.5 stars because it is SO CLOSE to being a 5-star book.

I wasn't able to put this one down and when I did, I couldn't
Apr 03, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
I'll Be Seeing You
I loved this book. The two authors had never met and each chose a character. They wrote letters to each other as if they were those characters. The re ...more
Jul 07, 2014
Jul 11, 2014
Wanted... Mud Blossom (Blossom Family, #5)
When we listened to this book in the car, we had no idea that it was #5 in a series of books. We loved every minute of it. We were delighted to find t ...more
May 15, 2014
Jun 05, 2014
Lunch Walks Among Us (Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist, #1)
Ro picked this one out because he liked the pictures. Franny is a mad scientist little girl. She's a little twisted but that's okay. This one reminded ...more
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
Number the Stars
I'm sure I read this when I was in elementary school, but I didn't remember any of it. This time I read it with a group of sixth-graders. It was good. ...more
Mar 21, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
Radiance (Riley Bloom, #1)
This book felt like a really long prologue. There was a lot of introduction and a little bit of action and then it ended. Looks like there will be mor ...more
May 20, 2011
May 22, 2011
Practical Magic
I picked this one up because I remember seeing (and liking) the movie years back (with sandra bullock). I really didn't care for the writing style of ...more
Jan 05, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
This book changed my life. I read it back in high school. It was this book that started my love for fantasy novels. It was this book that made me love ...more
Jun 28, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
This is my second try reading this book. While I do enjoy it while I'm reading it, it just doesn't draw me in as much as other books. Everyone I know ...more
Mar 13, 2013
Mar 06, 2013
The Manny
I liked the story well enough. I just can't recommend the book. Too much swearing and sometimes the 'adult' scenes were a bit embarassing. I'll just c ...more
Jun 20, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
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