Jenny’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Jenny.


Jenny's Recent Updates

Liz Liz wants to read Persuasion
Year of Wonders by Geraldine  Brooks
" I just finished a unit on Black Death with my students, and I was amazed at how Geraldine Brooks hit all the historical points with such amazing accuracy and story telling--tbat is until the very last quarter of the book when it all went crazy.

S..." Read more of this review »
The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
"[A note: Please keep in mind that I write on Goodreads primarily to process a book for myself rather than to actually review the book for anyone else. You are welcome to read my ramblings, but there are plenty of good book reviewers on the site th..." Read more of this review »
Seeking Persephone by Sarah M. Eden
"I knew right off that this book was another take on Beauty and the Beast, but what I have never given much thought to before is how the fairy tale itself is really a re-telling of the Hades/Persephone Greek myth. Which has me thinking:
1) Why do Be..." Read more of this review »
Jenny finished reading
Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jenny added
Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale
Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2)
by Shannon Hale (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2012
Rate this book
Clear rating
I always love anything by Hale, though I think her juvenile literature shines against its competitors more than her adult literature. Still, I enjoyed this gothic romance very much. I laughed out loud several times, and the main character developed m ...more
Jenny added
Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye by Ellie  Phillips
Rate this book
Clear rating
I am quitting giving star ratings, I think. This book is as dry as you would expect a book about dentistry to be. However, she makes a good point about the acidity pH levels of your mouth and its relation to tooth decay. I would recommend it to anyon ...more
Jenny rated a book 3 of 5 stars
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude
by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
recommended for: people interested in hispanic culture, literature, time, or magical realism
Rate this book
Clear rating
questions answered: 1
correct: 1 (100.0%)
skipped: 0
best streak: 1
questions added: 0
Jenny rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Birth Book by William Sears
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Jenny's books…
George Eliot
“But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”
George Eliot, Middlemarch

Angie
269 books | 41 friends

Amber
523 books | 39 friends

Jessika
182 books | 22 friends

Leanne
1,268 books | 87 friends

Nick Mi...
110 books | 4,985 friends

Rosemary
391 books | 952 friends

Dan
Dan
235 books | 46 friends

Ruth Jones
86 books | 28 friends

More friends…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
1 (0.0%)

correct:
1 (100.0%)

skipped:
0 (0.0%)

1626828 out of 3200575

streak:
1

best streak:
1

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by this member