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Annie on My Mind
3.95
**spoiler alert** Another book I have to read for a class (young adult lit). My recommendation would be for grades 10-12, as it's a little heavy for m ...more
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May 14, 2009
 
Songs in Ordinary Time
3.64
I've had this book sitting on my shelf for a long time, and was really looking forward to reading it. This was not a book that kept calling me back, s ...more
Apr 10, 2008
Apr 10, 2008
 
Trans-Sister Radio
3.70
I liked this book up until the end. I totally did not buy the ending, and found it completely unbelievable compared to the rest of the book. It also t ...more
Jan 2009
Feb 02, 2009
 
Keesha's House
3.80
I read this for a class I will be taking this summer. It's a Young Adult book. It's written in poetic form. The poems are either sestina or sonnet. Th ...more
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May 13, 2009
 
A Separate Peace
3.54
I read this book for a YA Lit class. It was ok. It was kind of heavy, even for highschool. I think if I was teaching this, it would be for a class on ...more
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Jun 24, 2009
 
Middlesex
3.94
Wow! What an incredible novel. Middlesex is written as a narrative/autobiography (although it is fictional) of a male-raised-female hermaphrodite. Cal ...more
Mar 03, 2008
Mar 03, 2008
 
Plainsong (Plainsong, #1)
3.94
This was an interesting story. I liked the way the author weaved the story together, and the way it was written. Conversations and character voices we ...more
Feb 02, 2009
Feb 02, 2009
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.30
This is one of the best books I have ever read! Beautifully told, haunting, disturbing, sad, joyful...it covered all the bases! LOVED IT!!!
Jan 2009
Feb 02, 2009
 
Ordinary Life: Stories
3.92
A great book of short stories about people who could be real. Very insightful. I found something in common with every character.
Aug 2008
Feb 02, 2009
 
The Gilded Chamber: A Novel of Queen Esther
3.69
This book was compared to The Red Tent and Memoirs of a Giesha, both of which I liked better than this book. It was good, but not great.
Feb 21, 2009
Feb 21, 2009
 
Speak
3.97
This was funny, sarcastic, painful, and hopeful. I recommend this for adults, too.
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May 27, 2009
 
Tangerine
3.62
This is a good book for middle-schoolers. It's well written and has a good lesson.
not set
Jun 22, 2009
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
I read this book years ago, but had forgotten most of it. Great book!
not set
Jun 22, 2009
 
The Poisonwood Bible
3.98
I like how the book was told from so many perspectives. A great story!
Apr 03, 2009
Apr 05, 2009
 
The Maytrees
3.51
This book moved a little too slow for me.
Dec 2008
Feb 02, 2009
 
Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman  (The Two Mrs Lloyd, #1)
3.25
Predictable.
Sep 2008
Feb 02, 2009
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
I finished this book yesterday. It was a fairly quick read. It was ok. I'm not really a circus lover, but the story was ok. It was supposed to have th ...more
Feb 10, 2008
Feb 11, 2008
 
The Chocolate War (Chocolate War, #1)
3.47
Disturbing.
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Jul 01, 2009
 
Digging to America
3.50
Anne Tyler is my all time favorite author. Her characters are quirky and her books are more of a character study than a real story. This book is about ...more
Jun 2006
Feb 05, 2008
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
This is probably my all time favorite book! It is so well written and a wonderfully crafted story. Since it's about time travel, I kept looking for ho ...more
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Feb 05, 2008
 
The Glass Castle
4.20
What an incredible book! I was shocked, horrified, angry, sad, and incredibly inspiried. It just goes to show that you should never judge someone base ...more
Apr 16, 2008
Apr 17, 2008
 
The Other Boleyn Girl (The Tudor Court, #2)
4.02
This is a great book if you like historical fiction, as are all of Phillipa Gregory's books. It is pretty long (661 pages), but I was entertained thw ...more
Jan 02, 2008
Feb 05, 2008
 
Winesburg, Ohio
3.82
None
Aug 2008
Feb 02, 2009
 
A Step from Heaven
3.74
None
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Jul 01, 2009
 
The Mrs. Dalloway Reader
3.88
None
Dec 2008
Feb 02, 2009
 
Hard Love
3.75
None
not set
Jul 09, 2009
 
A Patchwork Planet
3.75
None
May 09, 2009
May 11, 2009
 
Monster
3.67
None
May 31, 2009
Jun 01, 2009
 
The Outsiders
4.00
None
Jun 04, 2009
Jun 04, 2009
 
The Reader
3.69
None
Jan 2009
Feb 02, 2009
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