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The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
"Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me." ---

As soon as I started to read this book I was captivated. Rarely have I read a book
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Feb 05, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
 
The Help
4.45
it was amazing
"The Help", written in a simple yet sublimely beautiful language, is a brilliantly inspirational novel of profound impact on the heart and soul.

Lovin
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May 03, 2009
May 03, 2009
 
I Am the Messenger
4.09
it was ok
Maybe I was looking to be blown away as I was with The Book Thief, so perhaps my expectations were too high, but I was left seriously disappointed!

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Apr 21, 2009
 
My Sister's Keeper
4.06
liked it
Enjoyable and captivating, and I didn't want to put it down. As a mother, daughter and a sister myself, I felt connected to the varying perspectives o ...more
Apr 28, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
 
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
4.10
it was ok
I have mixed opinions about recommending this book. As an adult reader, I got bored and irritated with the self-absorbed and unrealistically naive Ger ...more
Mar 31, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
 
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
3.64
it was ok
I thought this was supposed to be a really good book!!! Talk about depressing...and where's the lesson? Not that I am insensitive to loss and pain, bu ...more
Jan 23, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
 
House of Glory: Finding Personal Meaning in the Temple
4.42
liked it
Three stars is generous. But really, it's not because of the book--I actually think it was well written and rather "gentle", with many examples and in ...more
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Jan 23, 2009
 
The Secret Life of Bees
4.01
liked it
A well written, heartwarming read. I enjoyed the symbolism and many parallels. I think it started out really well and slid a little from there. I'm no ...more
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Jan 23, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
really liked it
The evil empire versus the oppressed. The story is brutal, surprising, and fast-paced. I was so entertained and I'm hungry for more!!!
Feb 17, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
 
Maze: Solve the World's Most Challenging Puzzle
4.12
really liked it
Brilliant! Not a book, but a maze! If you are a gamer/puzzler, this is the book for you! Too difficult for kids.
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Feb 03, 2009
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