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The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox
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Nov 02, 2007
My Ántonia
Jan 06, 2008
May 25, 2007
Girl in Hyacinth Blue
not set
Sep 24, 2007
The House of Mirth
i read this for book club a few months ago, and my memory has gone to pieces since having this baby so i'm kind of fuzzy on all the details and nuance ...more
Sep 2009
Sep 19, 2009
The Book Thief
this is another book i read a few months ago for a book club that i have never gotten around to reviewing. i definitely liked this book, but i wouldn' ...more
Aug 2010
Aug 25, 2010
The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
i have to admit that i went into reading this book with a mental rolling of the eyes. perhaps its because i've heard so much about how great the book ...more
not set
Oct 05, 2007
The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared
i really liked this book. it made me think a lot about the importance of reading out loud to my kids. and how much good it does them in several differ ...more
Feb 2013
Jul 24, 2013
An Accomplished Woman
this book is written in a very jane austen style. it's set during the same time period and even though i felt at times the writer was trying TOO hard, ...more
Feb 2011
Mar 24, 2011
A Girl of the Limberlost (Limberlost, #2)
this book was written a long time ago -- like 1909, i think -- so it definitely has an old-fashioned feel to it. i thought it was a sweet story of a y ...more
Feb 2011
Mar 24, 2011
The Annotated Pride and Prejudice
another annotated version of a classic novel by David M. Shapard. LOVED it. i already love the story, but the annotations give it so much more. with a ...more
Mar 2012
May 25, 2007
i don't usually rate things 1 star, but i really think this book merits the distinction. in short, the message of this book (summarized with the very ...more
Mar 2010
Mar 25, 2010
Life Is So Good
i really liked this book. this was december's ward book club read, and even though it took me a while to get through it, i thought it was really inter ...more
Dec 2010
Jan 23, 2011
Life of Pi
i actually ended up REALLY liking this book. it wasn't quite what i was expecting it to be, but then again i don't even really know what it was that i ...more
Feb 16, 2010
Feb 16, 2010
Gone (Gone, #1)
hmmmm. i don't quite know what to say for this one. i read this a few weeks ago for book club and here are my thoughts and opinions:

first of all, i di
Aug 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
i liked this book, actually, but i still thought parts of it were just really sad. and unrealistic. the main character, Larry, is just such a sad figu ...more
Feb 2011
Mar 24, 2011
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