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Garden Spells
4.06
I wasn't sure I was going to like this book... but then I never am. That seems to the mantra that I open every book with: distrust of the author's ski...more
Feb 2008
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Lowbrow Guide to World History
3.13
Slimed by history is my reaction/proposal for the real title of the book. What a waste of my time! I did enjoy bits and pieces of the book... but the...more
not set
Jun 08, 2008
 
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
4.04
Well I had just finished the Grapes Of Wrath and I was in dire need of some fluff... so, since the movie was out, Robin Hood seemed to be the ticket....more
not set
Jul 03, 2010
 
The More the Terrier
3.42
I wish I could give this book more than 2 stars, but heh, it had an unintended laugh track and I doubt you should reward an author for that sort of su...more
Apr 03, 2013
Apr 06, 2013
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.41
I wish I had written my review after I read the book... it's been a few months, but here goes: a 14 year initially old reccomended this book to me. I...more
Mar 2012
May 27, 2012
 
The Good Mood Diet: Feel Great While You Lose Weight
3.50
Awesome lifestyle book. I'm under a lot of stress (physical and mental) from work (standing all day, lifting heavy books), and after work (doing volun...more
Feb 04, 2010
Jan 18, 2010
 
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
3.77
The only thing that I disliked about this book was that it ended! It's so annoying when authors die and leave you wanting more... I've read bits and p...more
Apr 09, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
 
The Grapes of Wrath
3.87
An amazing book. The book surprised me in that the language, characters were really coarse and at first it bothered me and I didn't think I'd ever ide...more
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Jul 03, 2010
 
The Art of Fielding
3.99
I haven't read a novel in SO long... I joined a new book club and this was up at bat. I care so little for baseball that it took me a while to get the...more
Oct 2013
Oct 07, 2013
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.84
A gorgeous, trashy, fascinating look at a dysfunctional Dominican-American family. Junot Diaz is a witty, mischievous writer and I plan to read more o...more
Jan 07, 2010
Jan 09, 2010
 
The Imperfectionists
3.54
What a lovely, crazy, fun, sad book. It hit all of the emotions and was a joy to read. I wanted to cry when I hit The End. I just hated not being able...more
May 02, 2010
May 02, 2010
 
Beaglemania (Pet Rescue Mystery, #1)
3.34
On one level, I'm not proud that I read this... it just wasn't that great overall. The writing was flat and the plot was by the numbers. I gave it thr...more
Apr 2013
Apr 06, 2013
 
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3)
4.27
I am in absolute mourning! I finished the book today and was literally grief-stricken when I got to the last page. I had SO much fun with this book! I...more
Mar 21, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
It's been a few months since I read this, but I loved it. At first I didn't care for the setting and I never really enjoyed the backdrop as much as I...more
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May 27, 2012
 
I Am the Messenger
4.11
I had just finished "The Book Thief," just discovered Marcus Zusak when a friend gave me a library book of "I Am The Messenger." It took me a while to...more
Dec 10, 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.10
At first I found the book contrived... I liked the breezy style immediately, loved the characters, but everything felt a bit too pat. By the time I go...more
Feb 15, 2010
Jan 09, 2010
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
I read all three books back to back... which was a good choice as it was such a soap opera, but by book 3 I was tired of the heroine. I disliked the s...more
Mar 2012
May 27, 2012
 
Indiahoma: Stories of Blues and Blessings
4.60
This is a brilliant collection of short stories. The author is an amazing wordsmith. He has recreated the harsh, rural landscape of Oklahoma, giving t...more
May 06, 2003
Mar 02, 2008
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.03
LOVED it! I really enjoyed this take on the Cinderella tale. The author's descriptive powers were considerable and forced me to read for hours on end....more
Nov 08, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
I absolutely loved this book. Romance on the highest order! I loved the chaotic timeline that kept you scratching your head, trying to figure it what...more
Oct 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
Best of the West
3.80
A wonderfully entertaining and interesting book. A good mix of pictures, and snippets of history. It became a bit morbid at times... due to the consta...more
Jun 25, 2008
Jun 26, 2008
 
Girl With a Pearl Earring
3.80
A beautiful book. It was slowly paced, but that wasn't a problem as the beauty of the book lay in the details... the main character who studies her em...more
Jul 11, 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Alchemist
3.74
A cool little book. At first it seemed simplistic, a fable about a shepard boy's trials and tribulations, but as the pages turned, the accumulated wis...more
Aug 09, 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Book Thief
4.37
This was an exquisite read. Brilliant,and unforgettable. There's no need to say more.
Nov 15, 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Lace Reader
3.43
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May 27, 2012
 
Year of Wonders
3.99
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May 27, 2012
 
Black Swan Green
3.96
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May 27, 2012
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
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Apr 24, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
The History of Love
3.89
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May 27, 2012
 
A Reliable Wife
3.23
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May 27, 2012
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