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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
4.09
really liked it
My first read of the recommendations received from Anne Bogel on her What Should I Read Next podcast! I found this to be a loving, intimate portrait o ...more
Jun 22, 2019
Jun 03, 2019
 
The Awakening
3.64
it was amazing
The only major impression I had of this book was from high school when most of my classmates read this book. (I, however, liked to go against the grai ...more
May 16, 2017
May 31, 2013
May 20, 2013
 
The Mother-in-Law
4.01
really liked it
I was mildly hoping to dislike this book because I have too many things out from the library right now, but I got sucked in and read it in about 24 ho ...more
Jun 25, 2019
Jun 24, 2019
 
Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter
3.81
liked it
An interesting portrait of a lesser-known Kennedy daughter. The book also provides insight into the oftentimes tragic treatment of those with intellec ...more
Jun 26, 2019
Jun 23, 2019
 
Evvie Drake Starts Over
4.02
it was amazing
Super charming, funny, sweet, and just a bit sad. A perfect book to enjoy for a day on the couch, but you’ll be sad to see it end.
Jun 27, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
 
My Ántonia
3.78
it was amazing
My Antonia is kind of the opposite of a plot-motivated book, so if you're looking for that kind of story, this book isn't for you. The story is very e ...more
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
 
Bread Baking for Beginners: The Essential Guide to Baking Kneaded Breads, No-Knead Breads, and Enriched Breads
4.61
really liked it
Bought this for myself to celebrate 2 years of doing all my own bread baking. This is a pretty helpful book—Ohara has several useful tips on shaping, ...more
Jul 21, 2019
Jul 18, 2019
 
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
3.86
it was amazing
I would definitely recommend The Cuckoo's Calling to anyone looking for a good summer read. The story has lots of interesting twists and turns, and of ...more
Aug 05, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
 
The Bride Test (The Kiss Quotient, #2)
3.99
really liked it
Hoang again knows how to write a “light” book with significant depth. Her author’s note—explaining how her mother’s journey to the US inspired this ro ...more
Jul 03, 2019
Jul 02, 2019
 
Persuasion
4.13
it was ok
The only other Austen book I've read is Pride and Prejudice, so it was difficult for Persuasion to live up to my expectations. I had two major issues ...more
Jun 19, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
 
Fix Her Up (Hot & Hammered, #1)
3.72
liked it
Pretty cute, rather predictable.
Jul 2019
Jul 01, 2019
 
Love and Trouble: Memoirs of a Former Wild Girl
3.49
liked it
None
Feb 20, 2019
Feb 19, 2019
 
Because of Winn-Dixie
4.03
it was amazing
None
not set
Jan 29, 2013
 
Salomé
3.69
liked it
None
Jan 07, 2017
Jan 02, 2017
 
Where the Sidewalk Ends
4.30
it was amazing
None
not set
Jan 29, 2013
 
The Giving Tree
4.37
it was amazing
None
not set
Jan 29, 2013
 
Incident at Vichy
3.94
really liked it
None
Jul 30, 2016
Jan 11, 2016
 
How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines
3.65
really liked it
None
Jan 13, 2017
Dec 25, 2016
 
A Year Down Yonder (A Long Way from Chicago, #2)
4.11
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 29, 2013
 
Of Mice and Men
3.86
it was amazing
None
Jun 15, 2014
May 20, 2013
 
Tropic of Orange
3.54
None
not set
May 21, 2019
 
The Castle of Otranto
3.18
really liked it
None
Jan 31, 2016
Oct 31, 2015
 
An Abundance of Katherines
3.59
really liked it
None
Feb 10, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
 
'night, Mother
3.92
it was amazing
None
Mar 07, 2017
Mar 08, 2016
Feb 27, 2016
 
Planet of the Blind
3.92
liked it
None
Oct 21, 2018
Aug 25, 2018
 
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
3.94
liked it
None
Jan 28, 2017
Jan 07, 2017
 
Collected Poems
4.24
it was amazing
None
Aug 31, 2016
Jun 04, 2016
 
Joe Turner's Come and Gone
3.94
liked it
None
Dec 15, 2016
Oct 22, 2016
 
Fences (The Century Cycle #6)
3.87
really liked it
None
Apr 28, 2014
Jan 02, 2014
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.76
it was amazing
None
not set
Jan 29, 2013
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