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The Boleyn Inheritance (The Tudor Court, #3)
3.79
My favorite Phillipa Gregory book was "The Other Boleyn Girl." I read that book about 6 months before it blew up the bestseller list. My father had s...more
Aug 2007
Aug 30, 2007
 
Ballet Shoes (Shoes, #1)
4.04
My mother doesn't like to read. She's just not that into it, never has been. I, on the other hand, read every day and have, ever since the age of 6....more
not set
Apr 01, 2008
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.28
Remember back in 9th grade when you wrote a wonderful, insightful papers for every assignment and then, eventually, you got cocky, got drunk on your...more
Jan 2008
Feb 16, 2008
 
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
3.74
My father picked out this book for me. I went home to the beach for a week and read all three books I took in 3 days. On day four, I needed a new book...more
Aug 2007
Sep 19, 2007
 
The Children's Hospital
3.61
One my my biggest gripes with modern fiction is that there are so few epic tales told in interesting ways. Say what you want about Stephen King, but I...more
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
4.01
I owe Neil Gaiman a huge debt.
Not only for his exceptional contribution to literature, and the arts in general, over the last few years.
But for this r...more
Apr 24, 2008
Feb 16, 2008
 
In the Time of the Butterflies
4.13
While the most popular historical fiction novels seems to center on the Tudors and their immediate descendants, here is a book based on the true story...more
Jul 2003
May 07, 2007
 
The Great Night
3.20
I remember reading the changeling story in the New Yorker, featuring Oberon and Titania and thinking "I want more of this, always."

More to come. Beyon...more
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Apr 13, 2011
 
The Dirty Girls Social Club (Dirty Girls, #1)
3.41
I like this book. I didn't love it. I was told that if I enjoyed "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" "Waiting to Exhale" or "The Joy Luck Club"...more
Aug 2007
Aug 30, 2007
 
The 19th Wife
3.61
I, frankly, don't know what to do about "The 19th Wife." Ever read a book where you devour one section, neglecting other things just so you can read o...more
not set
May 01, 2010
 
Unlocking the Spell (Wide-Awake Princess, #2)
3.97
Yeesh, I wanted to love this one as much as I loved the first one. For me, there was something missing. Also? A lot of kissing for a middle grade book...more
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Apr 18, 2014
 
It's a Little Book
4.03
Charming. Your little one can mimic the purposes Donkey finds for the book, making it interactive storytelling. Love it.
not set
Dec 11, 2013
 
Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3)
4.42
I think series enders are just never going to satisfy everyone. I loved the first two in the trilogy, admire Taylor's writing style and storytelling a...more
not set
Mar 13, 2014
 
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1-5)
4.35
This book reminds me a little of an Aaron Sorkin show. The first half an hour you're thinking "Wow, this is so clever and funny." After said half hour...more
Aug 2007
May 07, 2007
 
Little Altars Everywhere
3.50
Not so good as it's successor. Vivi Abbott is a beloved Southern heroine, and while I am all for embracing a character for their foibles not despite t...more
May 2001
May 07, 2007
 
The Bucaneers
3.85
Wharton died before she she got finish the book. They just published a completed version by a Wharton historian, but the book works much better when i...more
Dec 1998
May 07, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.39
My favorite of the Potter books, I've read it 14 times. Not an exaggeration. 14. Which is the sum of the times I have read the other 5. Roughly.
not set
May 07, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
4.47
Nice to have Lupin around more. A lot of girls have Sirius crushes. I go for Lupin any day of the week.
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May 07, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
4.46
The best example of how to set up a story and how to pay it.
not set
May 07, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.37
I love how OBNOXIOUS Hermione is in the first few chapters.
not set
May 07, 2007
 
Coraline
3.97
Read it now.
not set
May 07, 2007
 
Ready Player One
4.30
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May 29, 2012
 
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
3.65
None
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)
4.19
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Mar 01, 2010
 
Rebecca
4.17
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Feb 08, 2010
 
The Complete Poems
4.27
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Jan 25, 2012
 
Girl Meets God: A Memoir
3.93
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not set
Oct 14, 2007
 
An Abundance of Katherines
3.82
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Feb 15, 2012
 
The Tao of Pooh
3.99
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Nov 03, 2007
 
Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables, #2)
4.17
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Oct 22, 2010
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