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Along for the Ride
4.07
liked it
Could it possibly take anyone that long to learn to ride a bike? Just sayin'...

Sarah Dessen does a wonderful job exploring that relationships that Aud
...more
May 03, 2010
May 07, 2010
 
Will Grayson, Will Grayson (Will Grayson, Will Grayson, #1)
3.82
really liked it
It's been a long time since I stayed up until 3:30 a.m. to finish a book, so I must have liked it, right? Well, yes and no. I do find the thin skinned ...more
Sep 02, 2010
Sep 01, 2010
 
The Lake Shore Limited
3.31
really liked it
I just finished listening to Sue Miller narrate her own work. Sometimes authors do superbly (Sherman Alexie, Neil Gaiman) and sometimes they flop (Mad ...more
Jun 26, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
 
Noah's Compass
3.29
liked it
Like Liam, the protagonist of Noah's Compass, I am facing retirement. Maybe that's why I found the book depressing. I hope that when I leave my long-h ...more
Jan 21, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
Mad About the Boy (Bridget Jones, #3)
3.33
really liked it
#JonesyBJ--Look at you, twittering! Loved your latest book. And somehow I never thought you’d have children, but here you are, a single mother of two. ...more
Mar 2015
Mar 26, 2015
 
Binny for Short (Binny, #1)
4.03
really liked it
I bought, as in purchased, this book. Even though I'm a retired librarian and have just waited six months for my library copy of Silver Linings Playbo ...more
Jul 2013
not set
Aug 21, 2013
 
When You Reach Me
4.08
really liked it
I enjoy clever authors who write clever books sprinkled with clues. Little did I suspect that the practice session for The $20,000 Pyramid on page 1 w ...more
Jan 19, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
 
Before I Fall
3.91
really liked it
**spoiler alert** This book broke my heart.
Mar 21, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
 
Sweet, Hereafter (Heaven, #3)
3.59
it was ok
I was disappointed in Sweet, Hereafter, which simply doesn't stand up to Johnson's previous books. Sweet, the young woman who narrates the book, is pa ...more
Jan 10, 2011
Dec 03, 2010
 
Plainsong (Plainsong, #1)
4.00
it was amazing
I love authors who take care with the language. Haruf's book reminds me of Spoon River Anthology and Winesburg, Ohio, with a seasoning of Larry McMurt ...more
not set
Oct 03, 2008
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