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Rachel's Holiday (Walsh Family, #2)
3.90
Whatever Mairan Keyes is selling....I'm buying. Rachel's Holiday was wonderful and touching. It is a talent to take subjects that are so seriouse and...more
Mar 2008
Mar 08, 2008
 
The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands
3.68
Dr. Laura is a very harsh woman. With that being said...I loved this book. What can be more important than a happy home? I understand that many woman...more
May 12, 2008
May 08, 2008
 
The Diary of Mattie Spenser
4.00
I was not excited to read this book....but oh, I am so glad I did! This really was a great love story! Mattie sets out with her new husband to start a...more
Apr 18, 2008
Apr 18, 2008
 
The Magic of Ordinary Days
3.82
The oldest of three sisters, Livvy insisted that her life was meant for exploring the world and making new discoveries. As she watched her sisters mar...more
May 14, 2008
May 12, 2008
 
The Year of Fog
3.43
This was a difficult book to read and a difficult book to put down. A mother's worst fear is loosing a child...not knowing where they are or what is h...more
Apr 10, 2008
Apr 09, 2008
 
Watermelon (Walsh Family, #1)
3.76
Full of quick, clever, sarcastic humor. Claire's (the star of the story) inner dialogue was, often times, laugh-out-loud funny. Such a quirky characte...more
Feb 2008
Feb 26, 2008
 
Breaking Her Fall
3.38
Simply incredible. There were times when I honestly forgot that this story was a work of fiction. I felt intrusive. As if I had stumbled upon an open...more
Feb 2008
Feb 22, 2008
 
The Red Scarf
3.78
Imprisoned in a Russian labor camp during the 30's, Sofia is subjected to physical abuse and near starvation--finding comfort only in her friendship w...more
Feb 2009
Feb 24, 2009
 
The Magician's Assistant
3.61
Sabine, the beautiful assistant to Parcifal The Magician, finds herself without a purpose after the death of her mentor and husband. Sabine feel in lo...more
Jan 2010
Jan 20, 2010
 
Run
3.48
This was not my favorite of Patchett's books. While I love her writing, the story wasn't as compelling as I was hopping for. In fact, there were time...more
Feb 2010
Feb 26, 2010
 
Shutter Island
4.02
Teddy Daniels arrives at Shutter Island's Ashecliffe Hospital for the criminaly insane expecting to leave it one day. A US Marshall, Teddy has been se...more
Jan 2010
Jan 23, 2010
 
She's Come Undone
3.78
I love Wally Lamb. His books are intense and full of detail. Lamb is willing to touch on subjects often ignored. In She's Come Undone, Delores Price t...more
Feb 2010
Feb 13, 2010
 
Prayers for Rain (Kenzie & Gennaro, #5)
4.06
Patrick is a great PI--Magnum without the stache. When he is hired by sweet and uncontaminated Karen Nichols, Patrick feels a sense of obligation to k...more
Mar 2010
Mar 13, 2010
 
Cage of Stars
3.65
It is hard to determine how I really felt about this book. I wanted to keep reading, but when I was finished felt unsatisfied. Cage of Stars is the st...more
Feb 2009
Feb 24, 2009
 
Still Alice
4.26
Alice is a reputable psychology and linguistics professor at Harvard, who has worked hard for her success. Married to a brilliant scientist and the mo...more
Feb 2009
Mar 02, 2009
 
Roseflower Creek
3.82
I don't know where to begin. I really, really enjoyed this book. Taking place in Alabama in the 1950's we are introduced to a family who is so terribl...more
Jan 2010
Jan 14, 2010
 
Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married
3.71
Lucy Sullivan's visit to a psychic promises her a husband within the year. The only problem??? There is not even a boyfriend. Very unfortunate. Luckil...more
Mar 2010
Feb 27, 2010
 
Loving Frank
3.68
When I began this book, I had no idea that it was based off of a true story. This bit of info added more intrigue, but not enough to finish the story....more
Jan 2009
Feb 24, 2009
 
Time Is a River
3.94
I really loved this book. Is sparked that reading fire in me again. It has been some time since I have felt that pull to spend hours curled up with a...more
Jun 29, 2009
Jun 29, 2009
 
Sing Them Home
3.55
To be honest...I was dissapointed in this book. I read Kallos debut, Broken For You, years ago and really loved it. The writing style stayed consisten...more
Mar 2010
Mar 13, 2010
 
The Other Side of the Story
3.73
Another fun Keyes book. I was smiling throughout the entire story. Three strong woman---Jo-Jo: a no-nonsense book agent working to break that glass ci...more
Jan 2010
Jan 07, 2010
 
I Am Legend and Other Stories
3.95
If you have seen the movie, and feel this would be a waste of time....think again. The movie is an extremely loose adaptation of Matheson's brilliant...more
Feb 2010
Feb 26, 2010
 
The Saving Graces
3.76
In The Saving Graces, Patricia Gaffney gives us a story of four women tied together by the bond of friendship. Covering a decade in time, this allianc...more
Feb 2009
Feb 24, 2009
 
Her Fearful Symmetry
3.21
Another Niffenegger hit! A really great ghost story that leads the reader to the unknown and back again. Twin sisters find themselves living in London...more
Dec 2009
Dec 29, 2009
 
The Post-Birthday World
3.48
the post-birthday world, an inspired title for this smart read. Irina McGovern is an American living in London with her VERY stable, reliable boyfrien...more
Jun 11, 2008
Jun 05, 2008
 
Suite Française
3.77
I was so intrigued by Irene Nemirovsky's story--A Russian Jew living in occupied France during WWII. Irene was already a very succesfull author. While...more
Mar 2008
Mar 27, 2008
 
Family Tree
3.48
June's book club read. This story opens up a very controversial can of worms. What better pick for book club. Still...it was not my favorite read. Alt...more
Jun 04, 2008
Jun 02, 2008
 
The Septembers of Shiraz
3.76
As the Iranian Revolutionaries take control of government, Isaac Armin finds himself falsly accused of being a spy, and imprisoned. A wealthy jewlery,...more
Jun 29, 2008
Jun 23, 2008
 
Patron Saint of Liars
3.71
I really enjoy Ann Patchett's writing style. She is easy to get caught up in, and I really like that in a book.

When Rose seeks refuge at St. Elizabet...more
May 23, 2008
May 20, 2008
 
 Angels (Walsh Family, #3)
3.69
Keyes is quick to bring a smile to my face. Her humor always seems to hit home--so relatable! Angles follows the story of another Walsh sister, Maggie...more
Apr 22, 2008
Apr 22, 2008
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