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Cutting for Stone
it was amazing
so far, sooooo good.

Excellent story of conjoined identical twins with very different personalities. The difference may or may not have been because of
Jun 2009
May 12, 2009
The Liars' Club
really liked it
I know that I loved this, but read it so long ago that I don't really remember it, so I bought it to read again. Love her! Unfortunately, I'm not a bi ...more
not set
Apr 27, 2009
Wife 22
it was amazing
Wow! I can't remember the last time I enjoyed a book as much as this. Fresh and funny, this book is put together so well, I can't begin to say enough ...more
Nov 18, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Last Days of Summer
it was amazing
Wow! I can't believe this was written in 1998 and I never heard about it. What a delightful book.
Dec 09, 2008
Dec 08, 2008
Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found
it was ok
I did not care for this book. The child's voice did not ring true. Not sure what all the great ratings on Amazon are all about.
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
Hurry Down Sunshine: A Memoir
liked it
A father's quest to understand and come to terms with his 15-year old daughter's sudden "crack up." Honest and frustrating.

Mar 19, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
really liked it
I'm really not a mystery fan, but I had heard that S.J. Bolton was a great writer and I have to say that about half-way through I was really hooked!
Nov 17, 2010
Nov 10, 2010
Just What Kind of Mother Are You?
did not like it
The writing was actually pretty good, but the author chose to throw every possible scenario into the mix.
Jul 14, 2015
Jul 09, 2015
really liked it
I love Mary Karr. Gorgeous writing. Her crazy family always makes me laugh, but I'm sure it wasn't so funny to actually live it.
Apr 25, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
Old Filth (Old Filth, #1)
liked it
This was pretty good. You really need to be a fan of British lit to enjoy it.
Jan 20, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
liked it
The first book was better. This one kept me hanging just enough to have to buy the next one.
Jul 30, 2010
Jul 26, 2010
Mary Poppins in the Park (Mary Poppins, #4)
really liked it
LOVED these books as a kid. I think I read them all.
not set
Jul 06, 2009
Across a Hundred Mountains
it was ok
Good, sad story but the ending came too fast. Lots of loose ends.
Nov 02, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
Salvage the Bones
it was amazing
Gorgeous writing. Graphic and heartbreaking story.
Oct 23, 2013
Oct 19, 2013
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
it was amazing
Wow. Fantastic storytelling, best book I've read in a long time.
Feb 20, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
Strange Fits of Passion
liked it
kind of creepy
not set
Apr 29, 2009
A Hole in the Universe
it was ok
Bored to death with this book after 125 pages. Can't finish it.
Mar 15, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
The Girl Next Door
did not like it
Embarrassed to say that I finished it. Just awful.
Oct 02, 2016
Sep 26, 2016
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
liked it
**spoiler alert** I had to read it to see what all of the hoopla was about.

I found the writing extremely simple, yet couldn't stop reading it. The cli
Apr 30, 2008
Apr 30, 2008
did not like it
Very strange and creepy and not in a good way
Nov 07, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
City of Women
it was amazing
Excellent book regarding women in Berlin during WWII and the life or death decisions they made.
Sep 08, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
The Lizard Cage
it was amazing
I think that this is the best book that I have ever read. Absolutely loved it.
May 07, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
it was ok
did not finish - not as good as expected
Jun 23, 2015
Jun 15, 2015
Surrender, Dorothy
it was ok
I didn't realize that I had seen this movie until I read the part where either the mother or daughter would say, "Surrender, Dorothy," each time the o ...more
Mar 23, 2009
Aug 22, 2008
Before I Die
it was amazing
Amazing. I read at least a book a week and this is the best one that I've read in months. Don't let the fact that it's written for YA stop you from re ...more
Nov 21, 2008
Apr 02, 2008
Ursula, Under
liked it
I really felt left hanging by a lot of the ancestors tales. I found myself really getting into particular stories and then, boom, they were gone and o ...more
Oct 11, 2008
Oct 07, 2008
The Turnaround
it was ok
I guess this is supposed to be a "feel-good story." It's about a car full of drunk white teens who decide to go into forbidden territory (an all-black ...more
Oct 17, 2008
Oct 13, 2008
Straight Man
it was ok
I've decided that I have too many books to read to keep reading one that I am just not into. Judging from the reviews though, I needed to read a littl ...more
Oct 02, 2008
Jun 10, 2008
The Last Lecture
it was ok
Not to be cruel, as I really am very sad that the man is dying, but I found him to be very annoying and full of himself. I think he needs to re-think ...more
Jul 08, 2008
May 07, 2008
Into the Wild
really liked it
After seeing the movie, I became fascinated with this kid. I read the book to try to discern what made him tick. Although I found him naive and dumb ( ...more
not set
May 16, 2008
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