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The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
I resisted reading this book for quite awhile, but thankfully, my friend Lisa (LisaVegan), kept bugging me about it! I thought that I would not apprec ...more
May 02, 2008
Mar 20, 2008
Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
I LOVED this book!! I read it over and over and have given copies to several people.

The book starts off with a "handwritten" and smudged story, writte
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Jul 05, 2007
The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship
I have wanted to read this book for a long time, so was very excited to win an advance reading copy on Goodreads. The book did not disappoint! I read ...more
Mar 14, 2009
Mar 15, 2009
Borderline (Anna Pigeon, #15)
I think this has to be my favorite Nevada Barr book to date! I really enjoyed the last one (Winter Study), but this one beats that one, although they ...more
Jun 15, 2009
Jun 12, 2009
The Hour I First Believed
This is not the easiest book to covers a lot of ground in its 723 pages (...Not counting the 17 pages of afterword, author's notes, acknowle ...more
Feb 18, 2009
Feb 15, 2009
Vegan Eats World: 300 International Recipes for Savoring the Planet
Oh.My.God!! This has become one of my all-time favorite cookbooks. My fingers are itching to actually try out the recipes. The only reason I am postin ...more
Oct 27, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
Must've Done Something Good
I REALLY liked this book! I hope that Ms. Cory writes more with this character.

I am not a Sound of Music fanatic, but I did enjoy the references to th
Jan 28, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
Living on Live Food
This is the best book, hands down, that I have read on eating raw, living foods. Alissa even includes a 4-week plan, with shopping lists, to get you s ...more
Aug 2007
Oct 30, 2007
Charley's Web
I REALLY enjoyed this book!

I read a lot of mysteries, and this kept me engrossed and guessing up until the last moment.

The main character is a reporte
Mar 30, 2008
Apr 01, 2008
Mrs. Mustard's Beastly Babies
This is my absolute FAVORITE board book to give as a gift...and I have given approximately 10-15 or more over the years. I was totally bummed when I w ...more
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Apr 06, 2010
Hand of Evil (Ali Reynolds, #3)
This is the third book of JA Jance's Ali Reynolds series. I had forgotten about this series, but I have JA Jance marked as a favorite author at the li ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 29, 2008
Carbs & Cadavers (A Supper Club Mystery, #1)
JB Stanley asked me to be her friend, right around the time a close friend of mine recommended Karen MacInerney's Gray Whale series. In one of Karen's ...more
Apr 24, 2008
Apr 24, 2008
The Front (Winston Garano, #2)
Just after finishing reading this book, I experienced an overwhelming disappointment. I almost gave it 1-star, but because it is Patricia Cornwell, an ...more
Jun 11, 2008
Jun 12, 2008
A Fatal Appraisal (A Collectible Mystery, #2)
JB Stanley asked me to be her friend, right around the time a close friend of mine recommend Karen MacInerney's Gray Whale series. In one of Karen's b ...more
Apr 2008
May 05, 2008
The Dead Cat Bounce (Home Repair is Homicide, #1)
This is the first book in Sarah Graves Repair is Homicide mystery series. I first read it many years ago (1998?), along with the next two or three, th ...more
Aug 15, 2008
Sep 05, 2008
The Cosmic Clues
I couldn't decide what to rate this book: I went back and forth between 2 and 3 stars.

I found this book fascinating, but I didn't feel like it was the
Aug 2007
Sep 07, 2007
The Book Thief
I was intrigued by this book's title, and what I had read of a few reviews on this site, so I picked this book up at the library. I am glad I did, bec ...more
Apr 04, 2008
Apr 07, 2008
The Fourth Bear (Nursery Crime, #2)
In this second book in the Nursery Crimes series, the Nursery Crimes Division is once again in disfavor after the Red Riding Hood debacle. So when the ...more
May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008
The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, #1)
I read this book while waiting for the second Thursday Next novel to be available at the library.

Like the Thursday Next novels, Fforde presents a worl
May 11, 2008
May 19, 2008
Wild Inferno (A Wild Mystery #2)
This is the second book in the series from a great new writer. Her first book, Wild Indigo, won an Edgar award. I am extremely pleased to find that he ...more
Jun 15, 2008
Jun 17, 2008
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
I'd been meaning to read this book for quite awhile, but was nudged by my friend Lisa to read it now. I really enjoyed it.

Although it is a children's
Apr 2008
Jun 27, 2007
A Girl Named Zippy
Some of the parts involving animals were pretty brutal and hard to get through, for this animal-loving vegetarian.

Otherwise, I found it interesting to
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Jun 27, 2007
The Murder Notebook (Nate Rodriguez, #2)
I picked this book up from the library shelf, not knowing anything about it, but intrigued by the cover/title. (I find lots of great new books this wa ...more
Jul 2008
Aug 04, 2008
Garden Spells (Waverley Family, #1)
I loved, loved, LOVED this book!! I don't know why I picked this up...I was at the library, and I believe that her other book, The Girl Who Chased the ...more
May 15, 2011
May 16, 2011
The Cat Sitter's Pajamas (A Dixie Hemingway Mystery #7)
I really loved this last installment of the series! Mostly for the personal development aspects--I did not figure out "whodunnit" but I DID figure out ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers, and the Self-Employed: The only personal finance system for people with not-so-regular jobs
I really liked this book, although I am not self-employed (yet!) though I plan to be in the (hopefully) not-too-distant future. I got this book at the ...more
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Aug 27, 2010
Heads You Lose
I loved the Spellman series by this author, and wasn't sure if I would like this as well when I began. I ended up liking it a lot, mostly because of t ...more
May 08, 2011
May 16, 2011
Handle with Care
Like all of Jodi Picoult's books, this one was emotionally agonizing, yet riveting at the same time.

This book was about a little girl named Willow wh
Apr 20, 2009
Apr 17, 2009
The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree (The Darling Dahlias #1)
This is a new series by one of my favorite authors, set in 1930. Just the fact that it was set so long ago in a very racist area should mean that I wo ...more
Aug 14, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
The I of the Storm: Embracing Conflict, Creating Peace
I was assigned to read this book as a Board of Trustees member for my church. I wasn't sure I liked it at first, but the more I got into it I liked it ...more
Jan 18, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
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