Standing in the Rainbow (Elmwood Springs, #2)
3.98
You know, sometimes I just need a book that is not going to scare me, get my hackles raised, or make me sad and depressed. This is the perfect book to ...more
Jan 05, 2009
Jan 06, 2009
 
Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict
3.17
If you are a self-confessed Jane Austen addict, there are things you should just inherently know.

#1 Women have no rights, no freedom and are often see
...more
Apr 30, 2008
May 03, 2008
 
Death du Jour (Temperance Brennan, #2)
3.94
I started watching the TV show "Bones" (on Fox) last season, but I had known that the show was based on Kathy Reichs character Temperance Brennan. Tha ...more
Jun 20, 2008
Jun 09, 2008
 
Witch Child (Witch Child, #1)
3.79
**spoiler alert** 1659. A time of fear and persecution. Mary, granddaughter of a witch, keeps a diary. It begins: I am Mary. I am a witch…

She sees her
...more
Feb 03, 2009
Feb 03, 2009
 
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)
3.96
What a fantastic read! I read this book during my first week of Christmas vacation while I sick and puking from stomach flu. Dorothy is so smart. I lo ...more
Dec 25, 2008
Dec 30, 2008
 
The Ivy Chronicles
3.41
Okay, wow, can one woman be so self-absorbed and in complete denial of what life is really like? I don't think I can say it any better than this revie ...more
Dec 30, 2008
Dec 30, 2008
 
Agorafabulous!: Dispatches from My Bedroom
3.73
This book deserves five stars. Maybe I'm biased, but this is the absolute best explanation of Agoraphobia. Because it's not written by a clinician but ...more
Mar 14, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
 
Nanny Returns (Nanny, #2)
2.87
Thank God for a follow up. I've always worried about Grayer X. I knew that Nanny (Nan-neh!) would land on her feet, but Grayer...I always wondered wha ...more
Jan 02, 2011
Jan 02, 2011
 
Chasing Spirits: The Building of the "Ghost Adventures" Crew
4.00
When discussing this book before reading it, a buddy said it was pretty good, that the voice of the book is very true to the voice of the author.

Keep
...more
Dec 17, 2012
Dec 06, 2012
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.93
EDIT: 2/6/2007:
I finished The Thirteenth Tale last night. A fantastic ending that is complete. There are several wonderful lines from this book, but t
...more
Feb 06, 2008
Feb 04, 2008
 
Shakespeare's Landlord (Lily Bard, #1)
3.74
I'm not a fan of Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse books because I think Sookie is an annoying character - a tease and always a damsal in distress a ...more
Apr 20, 2010
Apr 20, 2010
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.39
I am a pretty blessed person. One of the blessings I have is friends who love to read. Half the books I read I wouldn't have read without the suggesti ...more
Sep 25, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
 
Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade
4.10
I LOVED this book! The Rosalind Russel version of the movie is one of my all time favorite movies. I just love it. I think it's because, in a weird wa ...more
Oct 26, 2010
Oct 26, 2010
 
Around the World With Auntie Mame
4.04
Around the World picks up where Auntie Mame leaves off: With Patrick and Pegeen saying good bye to their son Michael as he joins Auntie Mame in India ...more
Nov 15, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
 
The Minority Report
3.81
**spoiler alert** My, what an interesting book! Quick read, good plot, interesting but slightly 2 dimensional characters. Not much like the movie, whi ...more
May 21, 2008
May 21, 2008
 
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
3.65
Um...wow this took a completely different path than I ever thought.

In books 1 and 2 we were on this path of the Factions and even when the Factions b
...more
not set
Dec 12, 2014
 
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.15
Insurgent...Insurgent reminds me of Mockingjay. Not the story but the tone and the feeling of Mockingjay. By the time I got to Mockingjay I was exhaus ...more
not set
Dec 12, 2014
 
The Solitary House
3.42
I was recommended this book because I like Caleb Carr's The Alienist and it's follow up The Angel of Darkness).

Set in Dickensonian England, this novel
...more
not set
Jan 02, 2014
 
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)
3.77
The thing I love most about this book is that it is from the perspective of a teenage guy who is a pretty normal dude and not a douche bag like *cough ...more
Feb 05, 2015
Jan 30, 2015
 
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
4.17
My friend subconsciously suggested this book to me after a conversation we had about finding treasures hidden in books. She had just purchased a book ...more
Jul 13, 2009
Jun 24, 2009
 
The Demon of Brownsville Road: A Pittsburgh Family's Battle with Evil in Their Home
3.01
I read "The Demon of..." *falls asleep.............snore............* Oh sorry there! I was bored of my own review of this extremely boring book that ...more
Sep 30, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
 
Certain Girls (Cannie Shapiro #2)
3.65
Well...what's to say about this book; it's no different than any other book Jennifer Weiner has written. Fat chick whining about being fat.

The first
...more
Jul 30, 2008
Aug 05, 2008
 
The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing
3.23
This is one of those books that you fall in love with immediately. From sentence one to the very last, it's a book that sticks with you.

It's made up o
...more
Aug 2008
Aug 21, 2008
 
The Plague
3.96
What an interesting novel. Sarah had to point out to me how it is a metaphor of the Nazi's and the concentration camps. I read it totally at face valu ...more
May 08, 2008
May 05, 2008
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
Man, what a powerful book. This is another book I read as a teenager, but like the other books, I completely missed out on so much that went on in it. ...more
Mar 10, 2008
Mar 11, 2008
 
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
3.70
**spoiler alert** Recommended by Tina

So far I'm finding it interesting, if not a little pompous. I think it's wonderful that the writer has such a fir
...more
May 20, 2008
Feb 05, 2008
 
Escape
3.94
The only really important impression I have from reading this book is: How much of Carolyn Jessop's story is actually true?

Yes, we know that the FLDS
...more
Jul 2008
Jun 09, 2008
 
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
4.06
**spoiler alert** He thought, too, about his need for a real animal; within him an actual hatred once more manifested itself toward his electric sheep ...more
May 23, 2008
May 13, 2008
 
Running Out of Time
3.97
**spoiler alert** My friend is a, well, a kind of guru of the young adult sci-fi genre. She has excellent taste in books. When I saw her review of thi ...more
Sep 18, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
 
The Uncanny
3.10
Then before you can say "conspiracy theory," Andrew Klavan has whipped all of them into a humorous confection with elements of German romantic art, En ...more
May 10, 2009
May 10, 2009
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