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Dark Life (Dark Life, #1)
This book had a wonderful plot. The characters were a little flat. How could parents not be aware of the kids special talents, the "Dark Gifts"? They...more
Feb 24, 2011
Feb 26, 2011
Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers
I've always liked what Gary Paulsen has written. It was a dog book so I should have known it was somehow going to be a cry book. It always hits my hea...more
Jan 20, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
Torch Ginger (Lei Crime, #2)
This was a very enjoyable. The mystery was interesting and how it got solved, very exciting.

Even though I lived in Hawaii, the Big Isle(7) and Maui(3)...more
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
Dog Days (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #4)
This is a funny book!

With that being said, I think the other 3 were better. His "deservedness", which happens as kids get older, really bothered me...more
Nov 2009
Nov 01, 2009
Faith of the Fallen (Sword of Truth, #6)
This was an exciting one once Kahlan was healed from her beating in the previous book. Nicci came and put a maternity spell on her, so Richard had to...more
Apr 25, 2010
Apr 28, 2010
Undead and Uneasy (Undead, #6)
**spoiler alert** A funny vampire book by Mary Janice Davidson. In this book all her friends are "gone". Her dad and stepmom had a fatal accident and...more
Oct 28, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
The Walking Dead Compendium ONE & TWO Set (WALKING DEAD): (WALKING DEAD Volume 1 & 2) by Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead)
This is a review for Compendium Two. As I was getting 4 new tires, time passed quickly and I was able to finish this volume. I wonder how many more th...more
Jul 2014
Jul 01, 2014
Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, #1)
I really enjoyed the entire concept of this book. The scene that really hit me is when he is the an oil storage compartment and can't get out. The dec...more
Nov 05, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
Dollar Daze: The Bottom Dollar Girls in Love (Bottom Dollar Girls #3)
This author writes about people from all walks of life. Humans share commom emotions and needs. It doesn't matter who you are, you share the trait of...more
Mar 28, 2010
Mar 28, 2010
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
**spoiler alert** I thoroughly enjoyed this book thanks to my sister, Kristen's recommendation. I tried to check it out at 2 libraries, but it was out...more
Jul 14, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
The Forgotten Garden
What an entertaining book! I enjoyed this immensely and it kept me guessing to the very end? I love the way the story was woven through many generatio...more
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 26, 2013
Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 (Mouse Guard, #1)
**spoiler alert** I love the vivid art work in this graphic novel! The content reminded me of Redwall because it had a mouse world. The map in the fro...more
Dec 29, 2009
Dec 30, 2009
Cruel Intent (Ali Reynolds, #4)
THis author is always good. This is the 2nd or 3rd book with this main character.

It was awfull scary to think that someone who knows computers that we...more
Jun 2009
Jun 04, 2009
The Time Traveler's Wife
**spoiler alert** This was a true love story. It is confusing at the beginning as you are not certain how the man's age keeps changing. Clare and Henr...more
Sep 07, 2008
Aug 08, 2008
Emma's Journal: The Story of a Colonial Girl (Young American Voices, #2)
This is very interestingly written. For one thing: I loved Amelia's Notebooks. Kids would need background knowledge to understand certain events. That...more
Aug 19, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
Big Stone Gap (Big Stone Gap, #1)
I listened to this on c.d. It was so good since it was read by the author. In short, a 37 year old woman finds out that her dad was not her bio-dad af...more
Mar 14, 2010
Mar 14, 2010
Hit and Run (Keller, #4)
I really like Lawrence Block books in The Burglar who....books and the Evan Tannar books, so was excited to see this book. It is about Keller, the hit...more
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (Flavia De Luce, #4)
Another charming novel with Flavia. I loved her notion of catching St. Nick with the sticky Holly resin on the chimneys. It was quite exciting to have...more
Jan 14, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
The Secret Keeper
I loved, loved, loved this book.

I enjoyed the time period, WWII and Britain. I sensed what might happen by the middle of the book, because I couldn't...more
Dec 19, 2012
Dec 22, 2012
The Graveyard Book
This is a very hopeful book. It starts out very startlingly with a killer looking for an infant and weirdly starts the adventure in an ancient graveya...more
Apr 04, 2009
Apr 02, 2009
The Walking Dead, Compendium 1
Since my son really likes the show, I got him this for Christmas--sight unseen. It is a good story line and good graphics, but the language leaves som...more
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Jan 21, 2012
Liberty or Death: The American Revolution: 1763-1783
Finally a historical young adult book that has maps to refer to --Yeah!

The maps helped me to figure out what was going on a a time when communication...more
Aug 19, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
The Middle Place
I really enjoyed this authors style of writing. It pulled me in because she had a humorous way to approach a very serious topic---cancer. And this was...more
Aug 07, 2009
Aug 11, 2009
Half Broke Horses
I enoyed this book because of the stark reality it portrays of life. I am so lucky to be alive during an era where a woman can function by herself. Si...more
Jul 14, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
Cleaning Nabokov's House
One thing that really struck me is that she walked out of her marriage because he told her how to load the dishwasher. Knowing that someone else was e...more
Jun 03, 2011
Jun 09, 2011
One Thousand Tracings: Healing the Wounds of World War II
This book was amazing. It brought to light an aspect of WW2 that had never caught my attention: the aide(relief effort) to Germans from Americans afte...more
Oct 04, 2008
Oct 04, 2008
Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher, #15)
This was a satisfying book. Those who deserved to die because they were wicked, were killed.

It was one of they only time Reacher made a mistake and wa...more
Mar 02, 2014
Mar 03, 2014
Gone Girl
This was a well written book. I just hated the manipulation of people in this book. I do not want to believe most people are that despicable. The mani...more
Jun 18, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
The Bear in the Attic
I absolutely loved the first story and listened to the c.d. 3 times. I even had my son listen to the story too. Everytime I hear the name "Chucky" and...more
Nov 25, 2013
Nov 25, 2013
The Blight Way (Sheriff Bo Tully, #1)
I love this author. I've read or listened to his audio and just cracked up. I wondered...could he write a mystery? Yes

I enjoyed this and all the chara...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jul 03, 2012