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Rebecca
4.17
"Rebecca, always Rebecca. Wherever I walked in Manderley, wherever I sat, even in my thoughts and in my dreams, I met Rebecca."

I went into reading Dap...more
Jun 11, 2011
Nov 05, 2008
 
Anna Karenina
3.99
I feel like I let myself be intimidated by Tolstoy and this brick of a novel for far too long. Once I actually chose to dive in, I found myself sucked...more
Feb 19, 2011
Dec 22, 2009
 
Revolutionary Road
3.86
I picked this book up in anticipation of seeing the film when it's out next month and at first anticipated the potential that it could be a slog of a...more
Nov 23, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
A Farewell to Arms
3.76
**spoiler alert** I know this book is a classic and there's always a part of us that feels obligated to say something great about a book described as...more
Jun 08, 2009
May 24, 2009
 
The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia, #5)
3.86
Another solid tale in the Narnia collection. I wanted to write up a plot summary, more for myself to refer back to than anything (because I'm the last...more
Jan 07, 2009
Dec 21, 2008
 
Travels with Charley: In Search of America
4.04
I've never before read a book where I felt like my experience plowing through it so closely matched the author's own subject material.

I started this n...more
Jan 28, 2009
Dec 20, 2008
 
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
4.15
What a joy these books are - and such quick reads too. Though, I must admit, I expected this particular novel in the Narnia saga to be longer, more fl...more
Dec 21, 2008
Dec 20, 2008
 
Gilead
3.80
This book is beautiful. Stark, beautiful and poetic.

I'll admit, I almost threw in the towel about 75 pages in. The pace is slow and it's a novel that...more
Nov 20, 2009
Nov 10, 2008
 
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
4.22
I can still remember the way I felt when I was a kid who found herself coming to the last few pages of "To Kill a Mockingbird." Like I had just finish...more
Dec 26, 2010
Sep 05, 2008
 
The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, #6)
3.97
Such a delightful, whimsical series from the first page on ...

There was some contemplation on my part regarding how to dive in and read these series...more
Dec 19, 2008
Dec 14, 2008
 
Ragtime
3.84
Given my love affair with this time period of American history, I'm surprised I haven't read any Doctorow sooner.
not set
Sep 20, 2009
 
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
4.00
This was my FAVORITE classic growing up. For some reason, as of late, I've been wanting to re-read it.
not set
Jan 15, 2010
 
The Man Who Loved Children
3.63
Whew ... ever finish a book and have that feeling? At more than 500 pages, The Man Who Loved Children (which tells the story of the 1930s-era, delirio...more
Jun 2007
May 22, 2007
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
A classic I read when I was too young to grasp the storyline. Too bad a lot of classics fall in to that category for me ...
not set
Sep 19, 2008
 
The Road
3.94
By far the most depressing yet compelling book I've ever read. That's pretty much all I can say ...
Jul 2007
Aug 07, 2007
 
Middlemarch
3.89
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Jan 15, 2010
 
Prince Caspian
3.93
None
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Jan 07, 2009
 
Possession
3.86
None
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Nov 05, 2008
 
The Portrait of a Lady
3.74
None
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Jan 15, 2010
 
Brideshead Revisited
3.98
None
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
The Complete Stories
4.45
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Feb 26, 2010
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