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The Tea Rose (The Tea Rose, #1)
4.18
it was amazing
This book has faults. The story was pretty far fetched at times-but I suppose in kind of an endearing "fairy tale" way (which is funny, since a great ...more
not set
Jan 13, 2009
 
The Winter Rose (The Tea Rose, #2)
4.30
it was amazing
Jennifer Donnelly does it again! She is definitely at the top of my favorite authors list.

One of the main things that kept me from being 100% in love
...more
Aug 15, 2009
Jan 13, 2009
 
Ride the Wind
4.37
really liked it
This book was recommended by a good friend of mine, and she hasn't steered me wrong yet. This book will break your heart. First it will make you sick, ...more
not set
Aug 20, 2009
 
Skeletons at the Feast
3.99
liked it
I can handle reading a lot of fantasy violence and torture, because, no matter how connected to the characters I am-I know on some level as I’m readin ...more
Aug 11, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
 
The First Man in Rome (Masters of Rome, #1)
4.09
it was amazing
This book is just...a collosal achievement. The Thornbirds is just "eh" for me, her take on P&P made me really appreciate her as a skilled author ...more
not set
Feb 19, 2009
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.34
liked it
This story is truly heartbreaking...the way women are treated is disgusting...if things like that happened here in America we'd all be sharpening our ...more
Jan 22, 2010
Feb 15, 2009
 
A Northern Light
3.83
really liked it
Lyrical. Captivating. Haunting.

All the different facets of this novel add up to make one of the best stories I have ever read. From the very first pag
...more
Jun 2009
May 16, 2009
 
Into the Wilderness (Wilderness, #1)
4.10
liked it
Well, it is much slower then Outlander, and not as emotionally connecting...and although I would recommend it for Outlander fans, I would also warn th ...more
not set
Jan 30, 2009
 
City of Jasmine
3.65
really liked it
Thanks to the gorgeous writing, the sense of place was incredible, seriously. Deanna Raybourn outdid herself there!
Dec 18, 2013
Dec 06, 2013
 
Only Mr. Darcy Will Do
3.91
really liked it
Check out that cover y'all. I think it is really pretty. I read the ebook version, but if I ever come across a used copy I'll have to grab it to add t ...more
not set
Jun 02, 2011
 
Land of Love and Drowning
3.33
really liked it
The different ways all the characters connect is complicated, interesting, coincidental, fated…lots of words. In fact, the main relationship that the ...more
Jun 14, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
 
Boy, Snow, Bird
3.34
really liked it
The book deals with a lot of great issues – racism, loneliness, family, identity…seriously. There are some great, meaty things to be found here.

Check
...more
Mar 05, 2014
Jan 11, 2014
 
The Edge of Town (Jazz Age, #1)
4.06
liked it
This book really surprised me! I can't believe I haven't heard of it before. I read a recommendation for it on the Fantastic Fiction website by Sandra ...more
not set
Dec 19, 2009
 
Lonesome Dove
4.47
liked it
**spoiler alert** I felt like this book was taking a long, leisurely walk. You get to know the characters little by little, and you follow them on a c ...more
Apr 2009
Mar 09, 2009
 
A Place Called Rainwater (Jazz Age, #3)
4.02
liked it
3.5 stars.

I really love this Jazz Age series, and I love the Jones family. This book's setting moved from Missouri to Oklahoma. I loved that of course
...more
Jan 03, 2010
Jan 03, 2010
 
The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson
3.18
liked it
First of all, I have to admit some things up front. I have never been the world's biggest poetry fan, and I know next to nothing about Emily Dickinson ...more
not set
Jan 08, 2011
 
My Antonia
3.77
really liked it
4.5 stars really, I loved this book! I made a real emotional connection with it when I read it, I don't know if I could again. It just kept reminding ...more
not set
Oct 20, 2008
 
Wake
3.82
really liked it
Nothing was quite what I was expecting, and the book ended wonderfully mid-sentence.
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 07, 2014
 
The Visitors
3.64
it was ok
I had high hopes for this one, which might have unfairly colored my opinion…but still, I was totally let down. The story is based on the true story of ...more
Jun 02, 2014
Dec 21, 2013
 
A Spear of Summer Grass
3.83
really liked it
I have been excited about reading A Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna Raybourn since first hearing about it. Since she is already responsible for creati ...more
Dec 25, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
 
The House of the Spirits
4.20
really liked it
This book came in to my hands thanks to a very good friend of mine here on GR, and I definitely understand why she recommends it.

This is not a book to
...more
not set
May 05, 2010
 
The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. (Josephine Bonaparte, #1)
4.09
really liked it
I really enjoyed this story; I'm already looking forward to the next one.

Sanrda Gulland takes you seamlessly through the many different stages of Rose
...more
Jan 22, 2010
Mar 06, 2009
 
Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe (Josephine Bonaparte, #2)
4.25
really liked it
I loved this one just as much as the first, if not more! It (for the most part) was happier. I didn't know much about Josephine before I started these ...more
Jan 24, 2010
Mar 17, 2009
 
The Last Great Dance on Earth (Josephine Bonaparte, #3)
4.34
really liked it
This was such a great end to the trilogy...and a great way to finish the heartbreaking story of Josephine. I have to admit...I cried a little at the e ...more
Jan 30, 2010
Mar 17, 2009
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.12
really liked it
A cute, quick read-loved it!
not set
Dec 08, 2008
 
Those Who Save Us
4.12
really liked it
I don't really want to say much about the story itself, because I knew next to nothing about it when I started it and I loved reading it that way, wit ...more
Mar 10, 2010
Jul 31, 2009
 
Their Eyes Were Watching God
3.88
really liked it
The writing was just as beautiful as everyone told me it was!
May 06, 2014
Apr 03, 2010
 
Hemingway's Girl
3.83
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not set
Aug 01, 2014
 
The Winthrop Woman
4.08
None
not set
Mar 06, 2009
 
An Assembly Such as This  (Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman #1)
3.69
it was ok
None
Mar 2009
Feb 05, 2009
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