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Rebecca
4.17
**spoiler alert** Warning - this review reveals plot details!

First things first - the copy that I ordered from Amazon has the look of one of those che...more
Apr 19, 2008
Feb 16, 2008
 
The Lovely Bones
3.71
I HATED this book. Truly. I read it on a flight and I disliked it SO GREATLY that when I finally landed home at PDX, I threw it away in the women's ba...more
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Feb 25, 2008
 
Five Quarters of the Orange
3.80
I started off enjoying this book. And then my enjoyment faded. The two things that stood out in my mind that I did not care for were this:
1) The story...more
Jun 2008
Feb 16, 2008
 
The Book of Air and Shadows
3.35
Interesting concept for a book, but not the storyline was not interesting enough to keep me glued to it. I think I would have lost interest and the wi...more
Apr 02, 2008
Feb 16, 2008
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.06
**spoiler alert** This book was riveting, I couldn't put it down and ended up finishing it in just a few days. However, I will never read another one...more
Jul 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
Her Fearful Symmetry
3.21
The storyline to this novel is not fully revealed until 2/3 into the book and it is odd, bizarre and disturbing. I can't help but wonder how on earth...more
Jul 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
3.59
**spoiler alert** Maybe I'm turning into a tough crowd but I didn't care for this book. The two main characters, Norah and David did not have a very d...more
Jun 2008
Mar 02, 2008
 
The Tenth Circle
3.44
This is the third book I've read by Jodi Picoult. I really, reeally liked "Plain Truth" and "My Sister's Keeper" and I have been looking forward to re...more
Jun 2008
Feb 15, 2008
 
Sundays at Tiffany's
3.69
A very quick read. Not very complex, but sometimes you need a quick read, right? My only beef is that James Patters's name is larger than the book tit...more
Nov 18, 2009
Nov 19, 2009
 
Bringing Home the Birkin: My Life in Hot Pursuit of the World's Most Coveted Handbag
3.80
This book was a really fun and quick read! Totally entertaining. However, I now have a potentially very expensive problem. I WANT a Birkin bag. And th...more
Oct 08, 2009
Oct 09, 2009
 
Up in the Air
2.82
This book was such a bust, I can't believe that I actually bothered to finish it. I still want to see the movie because it has George Clooney in it, a...more
Dec 29, 2009
Dec 30, 2009
 
The Last Lecture
4.22
I absolutely LOVED this book! It was so engaging; you can't help but wrapped up in Randy's story and his passion for living.
Nov 2008
Dec 20, 2008
 
Innocent Traitor
3.92
I read this book right after I finished "The Sixth Wife" and while I did not like that book, I absolutely loved "Innocent Traitor" - it was fantastic!...more
Jun 2008
Feb 15, 2008
 
Happiness Sold Separately
3.25
I didn't like the characters at all. They were spineless and lacked any moral integrity. A bust.
Nov 2009
Nov 19, 2009
 
The Help
4.44
I absolutely ADORED this book. Fabulous, Fabulous, FABULOUS. I hear it is being made into a movie, which I hope does it a glimmer of justice. This boo...more
Aug 2010
May 09, 2009
 
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
3.86
**spoiler alert** Spoiler alert: It was interesting reading about the author's experience learning to cook in the kitchen of Mario Batali's restaurant...more
Oct 2009
Nov 19, 2009
 
The Angel's Game (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #2)
3.79
I absolutely loved Zafon's previous novel, Shadow of the Wind. It is one my top three reads, ever. However, this book was disappointing, as the author...more
Oct 2009
Jun 26, 2009
 
American Wife
3.69
I thought this book was a facinating read! There were a few components to the storyline that I found a bit uncomfortable/disturbing, however, these co...more
Feb 2009
Dec 22, 2008
 
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
4.14
This book took me F...O...R...E...V...R to finish, and I am not a slow reader. It was just very dense and I always read it before I went to bed, and m...more
Feb 2009
Mar 02, 2008
 
The Sixth Wife (Tudor Saga, #7)
3.85
I was a bit disappointed with this book. I liked the story line, but the style of writing was very simple to the point that it wasn't stimulating. I a...more
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Jun 24, 2008
 
The Last Time I Was Me
4.05
This book is by far one of the funniest I have ever read! I have not laughed and cried at the same time so much while reading a book. This is fabulous...more
Feb 2009
Oct 23, 2008
 
The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke
3.91
Info is well organized so it's easy to flip through and find what you are looking for. Definitely geared towards those in their early and mid 20's who...more
not set
Feb 25, 2008
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.02
I loved this book. It was such a beautiful story - incredibly engaging. What I enjoyed most about this book was the complex relationships between the...more
not set
Mar 01, 2008
 
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Sisterhood, #1)
3.71
**spoiler alert** This book is geared towards teens, and one of the main characters loses her virginity to her soccer coach. Really disappointing that...more
not set
Feb 25, 2008
 
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
3.96
Incredibly interesting history on the Mormon church. I loved the book from that aspect. However, it was incredibly dense, and about 2/3 of the way thr...more
not set
Feb 15, 2008
 
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,  #1)
4.21
One of the most outstanding books I have ever read. This author has an amazing gift! One of my top three favorite books, this is a truly outstanding n...more
not set
Feb 15, 2008
 
Valley of the Dolls
3.64
This book was dark and empty; the characters were desperate and without hope. So disappointing to think that this book had a large cult-like following...more
not set
Feb 25, 2008
 
Outliers: The Story of Success
4.06
I read this book really fast, it was so interesting and engaging I couldn't put it down! I have enjoyed all of Gladwell's book, his style is engaging...more
Apr 2009
Jan 22, 2009
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.03
Absolutely one of the most tremendous books that I have ever read. Incredibly beautiful story. If you are interested in seeing the movie, you must rea...more
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Feb 15, 2008
 
Broken for You
3.77
Loved it! The storyline is unique and unusual and the characters, particularly the woman who owned the home and the figurines, are compelling and comp...more
not set
Feb 15, 2008
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