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The Road to Mayerling: Life and Death of Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria
My major in college was history so I'm bit obsessed with all things historical. I accidentally happened upon Crown Prince Rudolph and Baroness Mary, I ...more
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May 02, 2012
Believing the Lie (Inspector Lynley, #17)
I await each book of this series with abated breath. The last few entries have gotten away from the model the Lynley fans are used to. We are not trea ...more
Aug 28, 2013
Apr 08, 2012
A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog Named Trixie
If you are a dog/pet parent this book is for you! Just remember to get a box of Kleenex. Rarely have I seen how we dog lovers feel about our dogs so b ...more
Mar 05, 2015
Mar 04, 2015
Island Beneath the Sea
Wow, Allende has written a truly interesting book! I couldn't put it down. It is a sweeping saga of a woman caught up in the horrid circumstances of t ...more
Nov 12, 2012
Nov 03, 2012
Walt Disney's Grandpa Bunny
A true must read for every child! Actually it should be brought out every spring and read to the children or the young at heart of the family. It cele ...more
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May 02, 2012
Pop Goes the Weasel (Alex Cross #5)
Exciting. I love Alex Cross, he is a earthy hero. A great family man. What I like so much about the series is the mixture of the family dynamic, the d ...more
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Apr 26, 2012
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Hauntingly wonderful, the main character is so charmingly evil. The stark difference between the joy happening in the White City (1883 World Fair) and ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
Double Cross
Cross has to be one of my favorite character of all time. I eat up every word that Patterson writes. It is a easy read yet takes the reader on the rid ...more
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Mar 26, 2012
The Family
My introduction the lecherous, incestous, greedy and murderous family!! But years before they became fashionable. They, especially Lucrezia caught my ...more
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Apr 26, 2012
Calico Joe
Never thought I would like a book about baseball! My only complaint is why do many books like this one have to be about children who hate their parent ...more
May 2015
Apr 29, 2015
I read this book maybe eighteen years ago when I was in HS because I was obsessed with ALW's magical musical (I still am!). Therefore I had to read ev ...more
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Mar 21, 2012
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
I found this perfect series after watching the TV movie beautiful mini-series. Anne with e found a special place in my heart I guess because we have s ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
The Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer
It was strange concept, but wonderful execution. Each character seem to pop out of the novel.
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May 01, 2012
The Giving Tree
I adore this book, but it also frustrates me to no end. There is no give and take!!
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Mar 24, 2012
Four Spirits
Sad! But informative, emotional read for a person who had not lived through the time!!
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Apr 25, 2012
Adam & Eve
Strange and yet interesting. Great read!!
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Apr 25, 2012
Much more interesting to me than Roots!!
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Apr 25, 2012
Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1)
Not much plot! A summer read! I need more 'meat'!
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May 08, 2012
Sundays at Tiffany's
One of the best authors today has done again, in writing a novel that makes the reader wish that the character was real. What would happen if you foun ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
Bliss to You: Trixie's Guide to a Happy Life
Every human should read this!
Apr 25, 2015
Apr 25, 2015
The Last American Vampire
So good, maybe even better than AL:VH!
Jun 16, 2015
Jun 14, 2015
Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses
Very interesting!
Jun 30, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul: Stories of Canine Companionship, Comedy and Courage (Chicken Soup for the Soul)
You'll laugh and cry, get some Kleenex!
May 06, 2015
May 04, 2015
The Thorn Birds
This book is definitely my guilty pleasure! One almost feels like one needs to pray after reading this!! I saw the mini-series first, needless to say ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
Death Comes to Pemberley
I always tread lightly when reading a 'sequel' of any Jane Austen's work. But James did what most couldn't, write in the same voice of Austen's books ...more
Aug 05, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #2)
Never have I wanted a character killed than I have in this book.
Oct 25, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
Gone Girl
I was really eager to read this book, being a Missourian. But Flynn's female character is like a onion revealing personality traits from annoying to m ...more
Mar 18, 2013
Apr 05, 2012
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years #1)
The life of of Elphaba otherwise known as the Wicked Witch of the West. One of literature's most misunderstood characters and likeable.
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Mar 05, 2012
A Good American
Being an American, immigrant and Missourian I completely understood almost every character point of view. Whether it was James, Joseph or Frederick. I ...more
May 24, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4)
Maybe most people find the book interesting but I did not. I suppose it's because I grew up with a defined set of characteristics of how each main cha ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
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