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The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You
3.86
really liked it
I began this book with a cynical attitude. What has an actress, with youth, money, looks, and fame that I will never see, got to teach me about living ...more
Jul 15, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
 
Hell Train
3.60
really liked it
Synopsis:
An American screenwriter is up for a job at Hammer Studio in 1960s England and to prove his talent he must write a new script for the studio.
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Feb 2012
Feb 22, 2012
 
52 Loaves: One Man's Relentless Pursuit of Truth, Meaning, and a Perfect Crust
3.77
really liked it
I wasn't sure what to expect when I started this book, having found it on the library bookshelf in the bread section of cookbooks when looking for bre ...more
Jul 12, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
 
They Went Whistling: Women Wayfarers, Warriors, Runaways, and Renegades
3.62
really liked it
I started this book last year and it got buried under the pile of other books I've been reading. I found it a couple weeks ago and started it over and ...more
Jan 14, 2010
Dec 17, 2008
 
Zombie Economics: A Guide to Personal Finance
3.94
it was amazing
Synopsis:
Approaching personal finance as though it is the zombie apocalypse has to be one of the more unique ways to explaining how to improve your fi
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May 2012
Jan 07, 2013
 
The Love Talker
3.62
really liked it
I love how dated this book was. Published in the 1980s, it lacked all the current technological advances. No cell phones, lap tops, pda's, pagers, int ...more
Jun 23, 2010
May 08, 2010
 
Unmasqued: An Erotic Novel of The Phantom of The Opera (Seducing the Classics, #1)
3.54
did not like it
My husband picked up this book from morbid curiosity and I can only blame myself for doing the same. I don't usually read erotic fiction of this kind, ...more
Aug 2008
Feb 01, 2009
 
Dracula
3.98
really liked it
When I first read this novel, I wasn't impressed, but I read it comparing it to all the literature and media I'd read and watched about Dracula.

This
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Sep 26, 2013
Sep 27, 2013
 
Devil May Care
3.86
really liked it
Elizabeth Peters is one of my all time favorite authors, and I love stumbling upon her one-shot titles (titles not part of any series). This one, publ ...more
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
 
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
3.43
liked it
I was quite impressed with the amount of research that went into this book. The author's theme was interesting as well. Rather than being a book simpl ...more
Sep 04, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
 
The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal
3.38
really liked it
This book wasn't what I had expected, but that didn't lessen my enjoyment of it. It is based on a 5-year diary started by a 14-year-old girl living in ...more
Jan 25, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
Scandal in Fair Haven (Henrie O, #2)
3.80
really liked it
I'd never heard of this author and picked the book up at a library sale. Am I ever glad I did! What a great writer. The story was engaging and kept me ...more
Dec 16, 2009
Dec 06, 2009
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.52
did not like it
Let me reiterate: I am not the chosen audience for this book. However, I also feel that if the book is well crafted, that shouldn't matter.

This book i
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Feb 09, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
 
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
3.66
liked it
I enjoyed this book more than I expected! Sure, the characters do some bothersome things, just like in the previous book, and it was rather convenient ...more
Dec 31, 2009
Dec 24, 2009
 
Postern of Fate (Tommy and Tuppence, #5)
3.24
liked it
The fifth and final book of the Tommy & Tuppence series. Now in their 70s, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are just settling into their new home in a ...more
Apr 2009
Mar 15, 2009
 
The Glass Castle
4.24
really liked it
I read this in two days. I simply couldn't put it down. Such a fascinating look at what I would describe as a horrific upbringing, but what the author ...more
Jan 30, 2010
Jan 30, 2010
 
The $64 Tomato: How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity, Spent a Fortune, and Endured an Existential Crisis in the Quest for the Perfect Garden
3.74
liked it
A humorous and interesting look at one man's quest for the perfect garden. There several insights and moments of wisdom along the way. Having put in m ...more
Nov 06, 2013
Nov 03, 2013
 
The Mask of Atreus
3.31
did not like it
I really did not care for this book. The characters were too trite and the plot was weak. Very disappointing historical book with too much coincidence ...more
Jul 2006
Jul 21, 2014
 
The Plague and I (Betty MacDonald Memoirs, #2)
4.27
it was amazing
Fascinating and witty look at a TB sanitarium in the 1930s. Fast read, ended a bit abruptly, but carried the theme of illness and recovery and coping ...more
Oct 07, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
 
The Egg and I
3.96
it was amazing
A wondrous witty memoir of a 1945 Washington State chicken farmer's wife. I loved her style and the periodness of the book. I'm going to look for her ...more
Aug 2005
Jul 21, 2014
 
Arrows of the Queen (Heralds of Valdemar, #1)
4.16
really liked it
I'm impressed that after 20 years, this book still holds up. It's a great world, interesting characters, and I still want to be a Herald when I grow u ...more
Jul 13, 2009
Jul 16, 2009
 
Living Dead in Dallas (Sookie Stackhouse, #2)
3.97
liked it
I enjoy the Sookie Stackhouse books more to see what the author is going to put the characters through. This book hit the ground running and didn't le ...more
Oct 2008
Feb 01, 2009
 
The Black Stallion's Blood Bay Colt (The Black Stallion, #6)
4.09
liked it
I grew up reading Walter Farley, and a visit in the fall to the Kentucky Horse Park prompted me to pick up one of the old favorites. What I enjoy most ...more
Sep 2008
Feb 01, 2009
 
Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5)
4.01
liked it
I was a little disappointed with the fifth book in the Sookie Stackhouse series. Sookie is a bit too low on self-esteem on her own allure considering ...more
Mar 11, 2010
Mar 11, 2010
 
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
3.97
really liked it
What a fun little book! Written during 1930s, it's a great look inside the culture at the time--though obviously a culture the author herself divined ...more
Jun 11, 2009
Jun 05, 2009
 
All Together Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #7)
4.05
liked it
Not a bad read. Good to see Barry the Bellhop again and see that he's holding his own. I did get a little annoyed that I picked up on the items necess ...more
May 05, 2010
May 04, 2010
 
Ten Second Staircase (Bryant & May, #4)
3.94
really liked it
I enjoy the May/Bryant series quite a bit. The language can be thick, which is perfectly in keeping with the characters' age and experiences. I enjoyi ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 25, 2009
 
The Stowaway (Forgotten Realms: Stone of Tymora, #1)
3.66
liked it
Not a bad book, though I must say it felt more like just half a book. The cliche cliff-hanger ending was a little disappointing, and some of the story ...more
Apr 26, 2009
Apr 17, 2009
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.45
really liked it
Given all the popularity of the HBO show, I finally decided I need to read the first book. I haven't actually watched the series--I like to know what ...more
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
 
The Art of Detection (Kate Martinelli, #5)
3.80
really liked it
I've read this book before, book five featuring Inspector Kate Martinelli. It is the only Martinelli book I've read, and I picked it up because it fea ...more
Jul 31, 2013
Feb 14, 2009
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