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Ninth Ward
3.98
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes was such a great read aloud book. It is tender story about a girl who is an outsider in her community because she i ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
 
Station Eleven
4.03
really liked it
This book was captivating, dark and very well written. Totally up my alley with the post-apocalyptic story line but pulled me away from the YA fiction ...more
Nov 05, 2014
Sep 23, 2014
 
Dinner: A Love Story: It All Begins at the Family Table
4.06
it was amazing
I'm so sad I am done. Reading this was like stepping into a strangers kitchen and sitting down while years of delicious meals waif up to your nose and ...more
Jan 29, 2013
Nov 18, 2012
 
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
4.24
it was amazing
EVERYONE should read this book. Very insightful, possibly life changing and easy to read. I would like to read it a few times and let things sink in s ...more
Feb 23, 2013
Sep 12, 2012
 
Just Who Will You Be?
3.48
really liked it
This is a very quick read. But a good inspirational book. It made me think a bit and it was honestly interesting to read about Maria Shriver and her i ...more
May 15, 2008
May 31, 2008
 
Let's Write a Short Story
3.87
really liked it
I'm starting to get used to calling myself a writer. I chose to read this because I have never written any fiction and needed a good pep talk...and Le ...more
Aug 24, 2012
Aug 21, 2012
 
Her Fearful Symmetry
3.24
really liked it
Really, this book seemed like two different books to me. I really liked the first 2/3 of the book and I did not like the last third. I felt so confuse ...more
Mar 04, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: Simple Meatless Recipes for Great Food
4.08
really liked it
I must start off by noting that I am reviewing the 132 pg edition of this book (2003). Mark has since come out with a new version that is more than a ...more
Jan 25, 2010
Dec 27, 2009
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
it was amazing
Wow. Everyone is worked up about this book and very opinionated. I didn't know how I felt about it until the ending. It was pretty much perfect and re ...more
Sep 18, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
 
Rebel Angels (Gemma Doyle, #2)
3.96
liked it
This young adult series is set at the end of the 19th century, in 1895 to be exact, at a refining boarding school for young women in the countryside o ...more
Jul 28, 2011
Sep 14, 2009
 
Your Best Birth: Know All Your Options, Discover the Natural Choices, and Take Back the Birth Experience
3.93
did not like it
I would recommend this book to someone who wants to give birth naturally and at home. I was very naive with my first birth and am seeking out educatio ...more
Jul 15, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
 
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
3.66
it was ok
This is my first time reading a romance/erotica book. The writing is incredibly...really...it's incredibly bad and for most of the book I kept thinkin ...more
Aug 13, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
 
Where Is Baby's Belly Button?
4.00
really liked it
At one, Lily loves this peek-a-boo flap book. She likes any of Karen Katz board books. I like this one the best because I can teach her about her body ...more
not set
Oct 20, 2010
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.98
really liked it
Really glad I read this even though I was a little wary of the slow start. I really knew nothing about it other than every one seems to have already h ...more
Jul 23, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
 
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
3.62
really liked it
I just read this one to my 1 year old for the first time since we got it for Christmas. I was really impressed. It is laid out really smart with enoug ...more
not set
Jan 31, 2011
 
Panic (Panic, #1)
3.56
liked it
I haven't read a book like this in a while, a true young adult book, about a group of kids coming-of-age. Some people had criticized it for being a Hu ...more
May 02, 2014
Apr 23, 2014
 
Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
4.00
it was amazing
I completely concur with this book. It is simple, straight forward and practical. If you want to eat healthier + you consider the environmental impact ...more
Jan 29, 2010
Jan 23, 2010
 
Champion (Legend, #3)
4.36
it was amazing
This was a really good YA series. I'm not sure why I haven't heard more hype about it when it first came out. I couldn't put it down, I felt compelled ...more
Jun 21, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
 
Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
4.12
liked it
This book is enjoyable for dog lovers. A word of caution...if you have ever had a lab this book can cause some anxiety. A lot of the stories touched a ...more
Jun 02, 2009
Jun 02, 2009
 
On Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep
3.60
really liked it
A lot of people either hate this philosophy or die by it. I lean towards dieing by it! I think any parenting or self-help book is going to feel extrem ...more
Oct 21, 2014
not set
not set
Oct 26, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.33
really liked it
It was a very fast paced and action packed book. My heart was racing a lot. Somewhat disturbing but I couldn't stop reading! The ending kind of makes ...more
May 25, 2009
May 26, 2009
 
Your First Triathlon
3.83
really liked it
This helped to ease my fear of the Triathlon I have committed myself to! It was informative yet basic and not overwhelming. I didn't give it the last ...more
Jan 29, 2011
Dec 31, 2010
 
Eloise
4.20
really liked it
This book was fun to read with our 4 year old. My husband was laughing the entire time he was reading it to a group of kids...not sure if they thought ...more
Nov 25, 2009
Nov 25, 2009
 
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl
4.15
it was amazing
I know...It's a cookbook. But it was AMAZING. I love this woman. She's one of my imaginary friends online. Most of all I love her story...city girl tu ...more
Jan 13, 2010
Dec 27, 2009
 
Esio Trot
3.74
really liked it
I would like to give it 4.5 stars. Not his very best but sooo good :) Just read it for the second time this weekend! Read this one night with your kid ...more
Sep 22, 2012
Sep 22, 2012
 
The Christmas Box (The Christmas Box, #1)
3.95
really liked it
This was my first time reading it and I'm glad I did. Very good reminder of what the Christmas season is really about and a feel good story.
Dec 22, 2008
Dec 29, 2008
 
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
3.79
liked it
I'm still kinda confused whether I really liked this book or not. But I am thinking about getting the second book at the library today...so I guess I ...more
Sep 16, 2009
Aug 17, 2009
 
Pandemonium (Delirium, #2)
4.06
really liked it
Such a nice surprise! The first book was so slow. This one kept me on the edge of my seat and now I'm desperate to see what happens next!
Dec 26, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
 
Bossypants
3.95
really liked it
First off, I had to read this because it’s Tina Fey, and she wrote a book. Done.

This book is just funny, perfectly awkward in a Tina Fey kind of way a
...more
Dec 30, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
Requiem (Delirium, #3)
3.74
liked it
**spoiler alert** Wish the momentum of the 2nd book continued through this one. Again. I'm disappointed with how a trilogy ends :( It's weird to me th ...more
Feb 14, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
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