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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
2.5 stars. I wasn't sure if I'd finish this book, but I did, probably because the further I got in it, the more time I'd invested in the story and fig...more
Oct 23, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
Come to the Edge
I won an advanced copy of this memoir through the FirstReads program. The author, who grew up in New York with a circle of friends that included JFK J...more
Mar 19, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
Good Grief
A friend recommended this book to me, and it was a worthwhile read. It covers the span of about a year and a half, beginning two months after Sophie's...more
Aug 26, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum, #17)
The more recent books in the Stephanie Plum series are nowhere near as good as the earlier books, but I keep reading because there's about one a year,...more
Aug 28, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
Bite Me (A Love Story, #3)
2.5 stars. I thought the first two books in this trilogy (I hope) were amusing, but this book really fell flat. When the last book ended, vampires Jod...more
Feb 09, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
Farmer Boy (Little House, #3)
I have no idea whether this is supposed to be the second or third book in the Little House series (the back of one edition says #2, another says #3),...more
Nov 13, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Cherries in Winter: My Family's Recipe for Hope in Hard Times
2.5 stars. This is a memoir about the author's experience getting laid off from her job and, trying to save money, learning to cook by going through h...more
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3)
4.5 stars. The third book in the Vampire Academy series, which is definitely the best vampire-related series I've read - dark, well-rounded characters...more
Feb 05, 2011
Feb 05, 2011
Bumped (Bumped, #1)
It's 2036, and a virus has led to most humans over the age of 18 being infertile, meaning that teens are expected to have babies for these couples to...more
May 07, 2011
May 07, 2011
Something Like Fate
3.5 stars. Far from the author's best novel, but still a quick and decent read. Lani and Erin are longtime best friends who believe in fate; this sudd...more
Jan 29, 2011
Feb 01, 2011
Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have)
I've read previous books by this author, so I know she can write an entertaining story, but this book was hard to get through. When April's dad and st...more
Sep 03, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
Before I Go To Sleep
4.5 stars. This was such an interesting book, with a narrator who has amnesia and can't remember anything short-term after she falls into a deep sleep...more
Sep 02, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
These Things Hidden
I heard of this book when looking over the nominations on Goodreads for best mystery & thriller in 2011, and since the description of the plot spa...more
Nov 25, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
Back When You Were Easier to Love
3.5 stars. Joy is a Utah high school senior who's brokenhearted since her boyfriend, Zan, suddenly got his GED and left for college in California a ye...more
Nov 27, 2011
Nov 28, 2011
Forget You
This is one of those books where I wasn't all that enthralled but kept reading because I hoped the big mystery would pay off in the end... only it did...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
The September Sisters
This book reminded me a lot of The Lovely Bones, only re-told from the perspective of the sister who was left behind. Abby is almost thirteen when her...more
Jul 22, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
Only the Good Spy Young (Gallagher Girls, #4)
4.5 stars. Cammie and her friends are back at school, where they're in training to become future spies, but a lot has happened over the break. Someone...more
Jul 22, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
The Prince of Mist (Niebla, #1)
I had no idea any earlier works by this author existed until I saw this newly translated novel at the bookstore a few months ago. It has a lot of the...more
Jul 21, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
The Pint Man: A Novel
Rodney's an unemployed man in his 30's who loves wordplay and grammar, spends all his free time at a local bar called Boyle's, and is interested in a...more
Jul 20, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
Reality Check
First of all: the cover of this book has got to be one of the ugliest covers I've ever seen. That has nothing to do with my feelings for the book itse...more
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 14, 2011
Five Flavors of Dumb
3.5 stars. Piper is deaf, but she doesn't let this stop her from being talked into managing her high school's resident rock band that just won a local...more
Mar 05, 2011
Mar 05, 2011
The Abstinence Teacher
I can't believe I read this entire book only to be let down even further by the (non) ending. Blah.

Set in a suburban city in the northeast, this novel...more
May 15, 2011
May 16, 2011
Death by Darjeeling (A Tea Shop Mystery, #1)
2.5 stars. Theodosia Browning is the owner of a teashop in historic Charleston who becomes embroiled in a mystery when a developer dies at a garden pa...more
Jun 03, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
Ron Jeremy: The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz
I was surprised when a librarian recommend this book and even more surprised to discover that it was actually pretty good. In this autobiography, Ron...more
Jun 11, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss and Love
This is such a great memoir, covering a very sad situation but managing to be inspiring and uplifting instead of completely and utterly depressing. Th...more
Jun 2011
Jun 02, 2011
The Ghost and the Goth (The Ghost and the Goth, #1)
4.5 stars. This book is a prime example of why you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. Right before starting this book, I read a few chapters of anot...more
Jul 2011
Jul 02, 2011
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
4.5 stars. This book kept me hooked throughout, making it difficult for me to put the book down, as I constantly wanted to know what was going to happ...more
Oct 12, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
The Paris Wife
I'd heard a lot of great things about this book, so when it was chosen as my book club's next book, I was happy to have a reason to read it. I found t...more
Nov 14, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #5)
Another Wimpy Kid novel and possibly my favorite one yet! At one point, I laughed so hard I actually cried. Greg's started up school again, but this t...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4)
Definitely the weakest in this series. It's making me wonder if I should continue reading until the end (2 more books). Rose has decided to drop out o...more
Jul 11, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
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