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Outlander (Outlander, #1)
**spoiler alert** I should have looked more carefully before starting this book. I did not know it would be a "romance" novel, I was looking for more...more
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 30, 2010
Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
I really wanted to like this book. It was interesting and I think it's great that a book was written about this experience. Overall I feel comfortable...more
Feb 28, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Dragongirl (Pern, #22)
It was fun to read a book about Pern. I read this out of order. this is not one of my favorite dragonrider books. I don't think Todd McCaffrey underst...more
Mar 07, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
I tried for quite a while to get through this book. I loved a few parts that were about reliving your past lives. I have a hard time following the Wic...more
Sep 14, 2011
Sep 20, 2011
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
I tried to read this book twice. The first time I just got distracted and had to give it to the library. After starting it a second time I got totally...more
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 21, 2014
Heroes of the Valley
This is not as good as Stroud's other books, but I was still riveted and had a hard time putting it down.
There were a few parts that were very scray...more
Sep 03, 2011
Sep 04, 2011
How I Live Now
I couldn't finish this book. I tried, but I just couldn't get past some of the relationships that seem inappropriate. I didn't appriciate the way it r...more
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Jan 07, 2014
Waiting to Be Heard: A Memoir
Wow, this is a hard read. I somehow couldn't put it down. Even though I knew the outcome of the story thanks to the media, I was still riveted. I'm gl...more
Dec 12, 2013
Dec 12, 2013
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
This book was great. I did not grow up in the 50's of course but I loved to hear the stories my mom, dad and grandparents told about it. This book is...more
Aug 2010
Aug 07, 2010
Who Moved My Cheese?
This book is what you make of it. Some will think it is dumb, others will find it Eyeopening. I think I'm somewhere in the middle the dialog is painfu...more
Aug 14, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
The Lovely Bones
**spoiler alert** This was a pretty intrigueing book, but it was very disturbing. There is an 'adult scene' that is a little too graphic for me. The m...more
Apr 2010
Apr 29, 2010
Crown Duel (Crown & Court #1-2)
I can't believe it took me so long to read this book. It's been on my list to request from the library for a very long time. I downloaded it on the ki...more
Jun 2011
Aug 21, 2011
Me Talk Pretty One Day
I just couldn't stick with this one I tried it was just too hard for me. Some of it was very funny some if the language and subject matter was off-put...more
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Dec 13, 2010
Long Walk to Freedom
This book was hard for me to get through but I'm very glad I read it. I learned so much about this amazing man. I grossly misunderstood his many strug...more
Oct 29, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
Chains (Seeds of America, #1)
I really, really liked this one. It was hard to read about all the injustices that occur to the main character and at times I felt sick about it. It g...more
May 2011
Jun 01, 2011
NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children
Wow this book blew my mind. In some ways it gives me hope for kids... but on the other hand it just shows we have no idea how to help kids. The helple...more
Nov 19, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
I couldn't put this book down. I really enjoyed it but wow! So many F words. I almost quit after a few chapters, but the storyline and characters kept...more
Jul 03, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
I'm glad I finished the story of Triss. The first book was the one I likes best. I struggled with the change in the narrator. The romance parts were p...more
Sep 25, 2014
Sep 25, 2014
The Scorpio Races
I loved this book. It was a little nerve wracking at a few points, a great action/adventure book. There is a small bit of romance just about perfect f...more
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Nov 27, 2011
A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life
**spoiler alert** I had a really hard time getting through this one. I love dogs, I usually love stories about them. This book had some very interesti...more
Oct 2010
Nov 23, 2010
The Art of Racing in the Rain
I really liked this book at first. I had some difficulty with the adult situations and the honestly I got so depressed by the events I couldn't finish...more
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May 07, 2010
The Graveyard Book
one of my favorite Neil Gaiman books so far. This book is very creative about a boy who grows up in a graveyard. It has some suspense, adventure a ver...more
Jan 2010
Aug 07, 2010
Matched (Matched, #1)
I loved this story it reminds me of the "Uglies" series or "The Giver" By Lois Lowry. I felt very frustrated for the characters and their situation bu...more
Jul 2011
Jul 12, 2011
The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles, #2)
This was a great book, it was very hard on me though because of interruptions such as work, eating and sleeping, but I was finally able to get back to...more
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
I don't think I'll be raising my kids the "Chinese" way, but it makes me question the "Western" way as well. A great story I enjoyed it, and it made m...more
Oct 08, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
wow...all I can say is wow... I'm completely amazed by this story. I'd heard it before on the news but to read his account of these events was amazing...more
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Feb 19, 2011
Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13
I'm glad to have experienced this books but I had to take a few breaks because it depressed me. I am amazed at what these men went through but sometim...more
May 27, 2012
Jun 02, 2012
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
I had to read this in college for a class. Maybe if it were not required I'd have liked it more. I had a really hard time accepting some of the alien...more
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Apr 24, 2012
Lady Friday (The Keys to the Kingdom, #5)
Good book, not my most favorite of the keys to the kingdom, but it shows a lot of points I've been curious about. Can't wait to read Superior Saturday...more
Dec 2008
Dec 12, 2008
The Capture (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, #1)
I really liked this book. It was a lot different the the movie that was modeled after it. I learned a lot of interesting things about owls and I'm loo...more
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Apr 02, 2011
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