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If you can get past the disturbingly graphic first chapter, which left me squirming, it's pretty good. Each character's story is so different, strange ...more
Mar 10, 2009
Feb 28, 2009
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose
I read this to take part in Oprah's book club, my local book club and the online classes so I slowly read it over the last 3 months. There are a lot o ...more
not set
Feb 05, 2008
Moving Target (Rarities Unlimited, #1)
The idea was interesting, but the characters were not. It could easily have been wrapped up in half the time. The back of the book was much more inter ...more
Nov 04, 2008
Sep 17, 2008
Eating Animals
This is not the first book I've read on the subject and it probably won't be the last, but the majority of the information included were things that I ...more
Feb 23, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
The Alchemist
Loved it! Took me a little while to really get into it and took about 2 weeks to finish tanks to school but it was a wonderful and uplifting story. He ...more
Oct 24, 2006
Feb 05, 2008
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
Re-read Nov. 2010
*Contains SPOILERS for those few who have yet to read it*

I had a hard time reading this book quickly, mostly because I was busy but a
Jul 25, 2007
Feb 05, 2008
This is the first Austen book I've read, though I've seen many of the films. I did struggle a bit with the language and understanding the characters. ...more
Mar 28, 2009
May 03, 2008
The Host (The Host, #1)
It's not the most original of ideas, aliens taking over the world by implanting themselves into the bodies of humans. However, unlike in most stories, ...more
Feb 11, 2009
May 03, 2008
The Pale Horse
I really liked the beginning but then it started to get boring and drag on. Too much time was spent running around in circles and providing very littl ...more
May 09, 2009
May 03, 2009
A Study in Scarlet  (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
I read this after becoming a fan of the BBC series "Sherlock". The first episode was loosely based on this book so I was really interested to see how ...more
Jan 25, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
One of Our Thursdays Is Missing (Thursday Next, #6)
I got 100 pages into this and gave up. I really enjoyed the previous books in the Thursday Next series, but I found this one to be very slow paced and ...more
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
Bite Me (A Love Story, #3)
I read about 20 pages of this and didn't find it interesting enough to continue. The writing style of the main character bothered me too much. Mind yo ...more
Jan 15, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
Waiting for SUPERMAN: A Participant Media Guide
This book is a great companion to the film of the same name as it provides further explanations and a good list of examples and resources to use in or ...more
Mar 29, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke
An excellent book with loads of information for exactly who the title states. I love that it's broken up by topic and lists each question on the first ...more
Jun 30, 2010
Jun 18, 2010
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
It was OK, but certainly not one of my favorites. Perhaps I'm just disappointed after hearing so many positive reviews of it and I went in with high e ...more
not set
Jun 09, 2008
Brave New World
The beginning really pulled me in but the middle lulled which led to me taking forever to finish this. Not a surprise that I felt confused when I star ...more
Nov 12, 2008
Jul 05, 2008
True Blood: All Together Now (True Blood Comics, #1)
The character backstories in this are somewhat interesting, but the panels can be disjointed and hard to follow at times.
Feb 08, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
The Mermaid Chair
I picked up this book because I'd read and loved Kidd's 'The Secret Life of Bees', which is one of my favorite books. I had high hopes for this one, b ...more
Feb 17, 2009
Feb 05, 2008
Absolute Boyfriend, Vol. 04
Was not a fan of this volume and think I'll probably not read any further in the series.
Jul 31, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
Antique Bakery, Volume 1
This story jumps around a lot and at times it is hard to follow where in time they are.
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Déjà Dead (Temperance Brennan, #1)
The book was OK, but this Temperance is nothing like the one I enjoy on 'Bones'. Also, no Booth or any of the other characters. It was interesting, bu ...more
not set
Oct 10, 2009
Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny
Lots of good information, however the majority of it I already knew or doesn't yet apply to me.
Jun 18, 2010
Jun 14, 2010
I Am America (And So Can You!)
I love Colbert, but a lot of times the humor is all in his delivery so it's even funnier to read this book if you imagine it in his voice.
Jul 10, 2010
Jul 01, 2010
The Westing Game
Hard to believe this is a children's book as it has quite a complicated plot and lots of characters. Although I found the connection between the clues ...more
not set
Jul 23, 2009
The Cat Who Brought Down the House (Cat Who... #25)
This book was not as exciting a mystery as the other books I've read in this series. I'd practically figured the whole "mystery" out before it was fin ...more
Apr 08, 2009
Mar 22, 2009
Spain (Eyewitness Travel Guides)
A bit outdated but it had lots of good information. This book is best for the amazing photos and full color layout, but it would be far to heavy to lu ...more
Aug 17, 2010
Aug 27, 2010
Pride and Prejudice
This is perhaps one of those rare books that I enjoy much better in film version than I do the actual book. I've seen both the miniseries and the 2005 ...more
Jun 05, 2009
May 03, 2008
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
I absolutely LOVED this book! I was immediately drawn in and couldn't put it down. The 500 pgs went by so quickly and I enjoyed every page. I will def ...more
Nov 18, 2007
Feb 05, 2008
Sex and the City
Quite different from the show. I actually liked Carrie and Big in the book, whereas I disliked both of them in the show.
not set
Feb 11, 2009
Rules of Civility
I really enjoyed this book. I found the main characters to be quite interesting and I love stories about this time period in general. George Washingto ...more
Sep 16, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
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