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White Oleander
3.89
If nothing else, read this book for the language. White Oleander reads like a poem. It's so beautifully crafted.
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Love is a Dog from Hell
4.20
Bukowski is one of those poets you can show to people who swear up & down that poetry is all rhyming & flowers. Even if you hate Bukowski, you ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
The Scarlet Letter
3.32
Heartbreaking & moving. I first read this in 11th grade & it did nothing for me. I recently reread it & found myself in love. If you don't ...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason
3.77
I can't begin to tell you how many wonderful books that I've gotten from "Book Lust". It's a perfect manual for deciding just what to read. It's also ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
3.76
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book, but I think it would be much better if I didn't know that Mr. Hyde was actually Dr. Jekyll. The book was writte ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Les Misérables
4.09
I've always been a fan of the musical. I've always meant to read Les Miserables. Over Spring Break I finally sat down & did. What a journey! I was ...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
How Right You Are, Jeeves (Jeeves, #12)
4.18
Any of Wodehouse's "Jeeves and Wooster" books are books worth reading. His books are delightful escapes into a world where misadventures happen. Don't ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
Read this book when you're young. It's best read when you're a teenager & the world is new. Enjoy the book the first time. It's never quite the sa ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Mrs. Dalloway
3.76
This is my favorite book. It took me forever to get into Woolf's style, but once I did I fell in love. Every sentence is a work of art. Every paragrap ...more
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Jan 12, 2008
 
Fox in Socks
3.99
This book could be my childhood. I remember many evenings that my brother & I would choose "Fox in Socks" for our nightly bedtime read.
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books
4.18
I can't sing too many praises about this book. It made me laugh & cry simultaneously. It's a beautifully written book.
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Jan 14, 2008
 
House Beautiful Decorating with Books: Use Your Library to Enhance Your Decor
3.48
This book is fun to look through, even if most of the ideas aren't usable.
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.71
**spoiler alert** I agree that this book wasn't as good as the others in the series. The thing that irked me especially was the dues ex machina at the ...more
Aug 02, 2008
Aug 02, 2008
 
Betrayed (House of Night #2)
3.95
This book really irritated me, but not as much as Marked did. I don't like the religious agenda that's woven throughout the book. Also, I just don't l ...more
Jun 10, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
 
The Code of the Woosters
4.37
If you want a happy book that's guaranteed a laugh, be sure to read anything by P.G. Wodehouse. He's a gem of a writer. Sometimes it's good to break a ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Without You
3.99
**spoiler alert** I loved the parts that mention Rent. I cried at the parts where his mother was dying, having lost my own father to cancer. I just di ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
This book always reminds me of September when school is starting. Rereading it is like milking the last days of summer. I really love this book & ...more
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Jan 12, 2008
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.93
This is a gripping book that will keep you breathless until the end. There's a lot of plot twists & turns. It's especially a good read for fans of ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
A Coney Island of the Mind
4.15
This is a perfect book for people interested in exploring the world of poetry. I know quite a few people who got hooked on the genre through this book ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
The Friendly Jane Austen: A Well-Mannered Introduction to a Lady of Sense and Sensibility
3.90
"Fun" book on Jane Austen. It's filled of things to agree with/disagree with & things to think about. I love it.
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Jan 12, 2008
 
Middlemarch
3.90
Beautiful novel with some of the most engaging characters I've ever encountered. This is George Eliot at her finest!
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Jan 13, 2008
 
On the Prowl (Alpha & Omega, #0.5)
4.01
This book confused me. My feelings were mixed on it.

I really liked Patricia Briggs' "Alpha and Omega" & Eileen Wilkes' "Inhuman". I am a fan of P
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Jun 07, 2008
Jun 06, 2008
 
The Heroines
2.76
I was really excited to read this book, but it contained too much 'angst-ridden teenage rebellion', sexuality, & drug use for me to really enjoy t ...more
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Mar 14, 2008
 
Dead Ever After (Sookie Stackhouse, #13)
3.26
**spoiler alert** The book was OK, but there were a lot of flaws. I did not feel that the Eric of earlier novels would have went through with the marr ...more
Jun 29, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
 
Owl Babies
4.18
This is the perfect book to keep in your babysitter's arsenal! Children adore this book. I always get asked to read it several times. The children enj ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Women Who Love Books Too Much Bibliophiles, Bluestockings & Prolific Pens
3.66
This book is truly a wonder. It packs a lot of interesting facts and tidbits about nearly every writer you can think of off the top of your head! Don' ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
Love it or hate it, this book should be read. So much of modern literature is based upon the classics written by the Bronte sisters and other writers ...more
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Jan 12, 2008
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.94
This book is important and highly relevant in today's world. What makes a book so important that a person is willing to fight to protect it? This book ...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Son (The Giver, #4)
3.95
**spoiler alert** This book was OK, but I don't think it is Lowry's best. I was waiting for resolution that never quite came. I am especially upset th ...more
Jul 27, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
 
Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, #1)
3.79
I really disliked this book. It felt like the same old books that I've read before. The plot was typical & there weren't any dynamic characters to ...more
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Jan 14, 2008
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