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The Darkangel Trilogy
4.37
If the end had been better, I probably would've given it four stars. As is, I almost think it's only worth 2 stars because of the ending. I give it 3...more
Jun 23, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
 
Requiem (Delirium, #3)
3.74
I didn't feel like there was any resolution in this book. The same problems that existed at the beginning of the book existed at the end. I also felt...more
Mar 27, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
 
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
4.30
As I read this book I was irritated by the similarities between it and the City of Bones series. The author uses the same predictable formula and yet,...more
Feb 24, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
 
Poison Study (Study, #1)
4.19
I thought this book was okay. I grew tired of Yelena and her near death experiences. I couldn't keep track of the times that Yelena moaned that she'd...more
Oct 18, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)
4.16
I knew once Cassandra Clare decided to extend this series that she would drive a wedge between Clary and Jace. Through the book there were subtle issu...more
May 2011
May 18, 2011
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
I hesitated between two and three stars for this book. I finally decided on two, because in comparison to the other two books I think it is that much...more
Sep 08, 2010
Sep 08, 2010
 
The Book of Mormon Girl: Stories from an American Faith
3.48
This book started very slow for me. I was a little disturbed by the casual writing style which Joanna used to describe events that are sacred to me. I...more
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
 
The Glass Castle
4.20
From the very beginning I found myself unable to put this book down. In many ways I read this book and considered myself an amazing parent. I put food...more
Apr 12, 2011
Mar 29, 2011
 
Blackmoore
4.20
I am in love with this author. Her stories are romantic, clean and entertaining. That's my kind of relaxing reading.
not set
Oct 15, 2013
 
The American Heiress
3.39
I was drawn in by the cover of this book which said, if you like Downton Abby you'll love this book, (or something like that.) It is a fun story of du...more
Jan 21, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
 
Crown Duel (Crown & Court #1-2)
4.20
When I was halfway through this book I thought it was a great book. By the end I was somewhat disappointed. I thought it took Mel too long to recogniz...more
not set
Aug 24, 2010
 
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
4.11
I hesitated reading this book after reading the prequel, "Fire." I loved "Fire" and I didn't like the character of the Graceling in "Fire," so I was l...more
Jun 08, 2010
Jun 08, 2010
 
The Johnstown Flood
4.07
I lived a short distance from Johnstown when my husband was in graduate school. The flood was still well remembered there even though it has been forg...more
Feb 24, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
 
The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies, #2)
4.18
I started this series by reading a "lost files" book on accident. Then I accidentally skipped the first book and read the second. It didn't seem to ma...more
Nov 26, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
 
Pure (Pure, #1)
3.76
The earth continues to fall apart in new and diverse ways as science fiction literature continues to succeed. In many ways this book is the same as th...more
Oct 10, 2012
Jan 22, 2013
 
City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2)
4.24
I took a long hiatus after reading City of Bones. I was disappointed at the ending which matched Jace and Clary as brother and sister. I wasn't even s...more
Oct 2010
Dec 07, 2010
 
Like Water for Chocolate
3.91
The first time I read this book I felt very frustrated at Tita and Pedro for not taking matters into their own hands and standing up for themselves. T...more
May 18, 2011
May 18, 2011
 
The Parenting Breakthrough: Real-Life Plan to Teach Your Kids to Work, Save Money, and Be Truly Independent
4.38
I enjoyed the independence that this book teaches. I think that I already implemented most of her "plan" in my life, but it was nice to read about it...more
Jun 08, 2010
Jun 08, 2010
 
Here be Dragons (Welsh Princes, #1)
4.31
I thought I was loving this book until a tragedy near the end of the book which left me reeling. I was left feeling lost and alone. I couldn't come to...more
Oct 2010
Dec 07, 2010
 
The Cliffs of Night
4.03
This story surprised me. It was at times very descriptive and beautifully written. It is the story of an actress named Grania who escapes to Ireland f...more
Jan 21, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
 
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
4.01
I was really looking forward to this book, because it came highly recommended. I didn't love it. I didn't enjoy that no one seemed to know what was go...more
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
 
The Help
4.44
I learned so much from this book. I learned that I want to be the kind of person who does floors on Mondays, sheets on Tuesdays . . . I want to cook g...more
Jan 29, 2010
Jan 29, 2010
 
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
4.16
This story is about a high school senior who spends her senior year abroad and falls in love. It's a love story from the very beginning, but due to ot...more
Apr 24, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
Gregor and the Code of Claw (Underland Chronicles, #5)
4.23
I read this series in an attempt to stay up with my 10 year old son. He LOVED these books. I thought the first four books were okay; this was my favor...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 29, 2010
 
The Lace Reader
3.43
I thought this book had a slow start. I thought the writing was a bit repetitive, how many ways can you use the word collective? "Our collective voice...more
Feb 16, 2010
Feb 16, 2010
 
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1)
4.13
I almost didn't read this book when I read the back, which said read with the lights on and described it as a dark book. I didn't find the book as dar...more
Feb 12, 2013
Feb 12, 2013
 
Three Came Home
4.21
This is a true story of a family living in Borneo during World War II. The author keeps a secret record of her life while she's a Prisoner of War to t...more
Dec 2009
Jan 09, 2010
 
North and South
4.12
This may be the first book ever that I preferred the movie to the book. Maybe I would've felt differently if I read the book first. But since I didn't...more
Apr 24, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
Esperanza Rising
3.84
I don't know whether I should give this book a 3 or 4. From an adult standpoint I give it a 3, but for a 6th grader I would highly recommend it. This...more
Jan 20, 2010
Jan 29, 2010
 
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
3.64
I feel like I've been disappointed in the last book of several trilogies. I was hoping that this trilogy wouldn't be the same. However, I have to say...more
Nov 26, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
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