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Palace Council
3.61
Feb 23, 2011
Feb 12, 2011
 
Still Alice
4.26
An incredible perspective of a person diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Dec 19, 2010
Dec 09, 2010
 
Super Sad True Love Story
3.44
An incredibly smart book.
Nov 22, 2010
Nov 16, 2010
 
Digital Fortress
3.51
I gave this book 3 stars because I am often a book snob and find Dan Brown a little low brow. That doesn't mean I don't still love reading his books b...more
Aug 12, 2009
Jul 28, 2009
 
The Rapture of Canaan
3.78
How about 3 1/2 stars?
Dec 08, 2010
Dec 02, 2010
 
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
3.70
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Jan 19, 2011
Jan 05, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.40
Despite the fact that Professor Umbridge drove me bananas, the intricacy of the story line throughout the series continues to amaze me in book #5.
Sep 14, 2009
Aug 20, 2009
 
Rashi's Daughters: Joheved
3.96
Jan 28, 2011
Jan 05, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.57
I was so sad to see this series end but JK Rowling ended it so well. Parts of this book brought me to tears, and Harry's journey was such an extraordi...more
Sep 26, 2009
Aug 20, 2009
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.70


I greatly disliked this book. I generally have a sense of humor so was intrigued when I heard about this novel. However, I felt the author trivialize...more
Aug 21, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
 
The Broken Cord
3.90
This book well written, though sometimes repetitive, as if the point is being driven into you more often than it needs to be. However, this would be a...more
Nov 2009
Jun 12, 2009
 
The Bonfire of the Vanities
3.75
This book, which I struggled to get through for the first 400 of 685+ pages, left me with a horrible taste in my mouth. Though, that was the author's...more
Apr 08, 2009
Jan 21, 2009
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.02
Great book. For full review, see my blog: http://newyorkhappenings.blogspot.com...
Mar 06, 2011
Feb 04, 2011
 
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
3.59
Wish I could give this book 3.5 because it really doesn't deserve 4 stars, but Dan Brown is so darn good at tying interesting information together int...more
Feb 11, 2010
Oct 01, 2009
 
Escape
3.93
While not exquisitely written, the story was both terrifying and mesmerizing. The author had unbelievable amounts of inner strength to overcome what s...more
Jul 25, 2009
Apr 08, 2009
 
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
3.67
While not quite as amazing as Kavelier and Clay, I still loved this book. Michael Chabon writes the most wonderful, imperfect but endearing characters...more
Apr 29, 2010
Jan 31, 2010
 
Rebecca
4.17
200 pages into this book, I was beginning to wonder why I had read this far when so little had happened. However, the last 1/3 of the book picks up th...more
Oct 20, 2009
Aug 12, 2009
 
The Surgeon (Jane Rizzoli & Maura Isles, #1)
4.07
Not only is this an engaging read, I love reviewing medical knowledge in the context of a good story. Tess Gerritsen, a former physician, fulfills two...more
Oct 12, 2010
Oct 07, 2010
 
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)
4.02
Mar 28, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
 
The Glass Castle
4.20
A heart breaking look at true poverty. Both depressing and uplifting. These kids have incredible resilience. They could make their way anywhere!
Dec 27, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
 
The Girl Who Played With Fire (Millennium #2)
4.19
Not gonna lie, I'm one of the odd ones who liked the first one better. Maybe it's because I'm too protective of the characters I love.
Aug 20, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
 
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
4.00
While I didn't think this was a bad book, it was definitely not my type. Too abstract. I liked "Under the Dome" much more.
Apr 13, 2010
Apr 10, 2010
 
Firestarter
3.77
Mar 23, 2011
Feb 12, 2011
 
The Historian
3.73
A fabulous Dracula story for anyone who is interested in the academia aspect of the story. Smart and well-written.
Aug 2007
Jun 22, 2007
 
Swamplandia!
3.19
Apr 10, 2011
Feb 12, 2011
 
Unbearable Lightness
3.81
Feb 26, 2011
Jan 05, 2011
 
A Gate at the Stairs
3.12
Mar 11, 2011
Oct 21, 2010
 
Sarah's Key
4.10
Great story. Mediocre writing.
Dec 17, 2011
Dec 06, 2011
 
The Book Thief
4.36
Amazing story, awesome imagery.
Apr 21, 2012
Apr 14, 2011
 
Invisible Plague: The Rise of Mental Illness from 1750 to the Present
3.47
None
Dec 2006
May 18, 2007
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