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The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom
really liked it
great book. powerful - love reading about people like Corrie Ten Boom and her family.... I'd like to think there are many more out there like them...
Aug 17, 2016
Jul 25, 2016
The Slap
liked it
like a soap opera -- divided into chapters describing 8 different characters. interesting order of those, whose story is told. a good read
Jun 18, 2014
May 22, 2014
The Age of Grief
liked it
. Jane Smiley is clearly a brilliant person and deft writer. She spoke at our school and I wasn't impressed with her presenting. ( as smart and clever ...more
Feb 16, 2018
Feb 02, 2018
A Change in Altitude
liked it
pretty good. a quick read. liked the story line about the African climb, but the relationship was awkward; perhaps many are? haven't read any of her o ...more
Aug 28, 2011
Aug 21, 2011
Half Broke Horses
it was amazing
fantastic; if you liked her first book, you'll love this one- amazing really. good quick wit and some memorable lines!
Dec 25, 2009
Jan 04, 2010
Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz
liked it
very interesting stories from those who survived a horrific experience. I haven't read too much about the Holocaust. not the best written but I still ...more
Feb 07, 2014
Jan 31, 2014
Positive: A Memoir
really liked it
wow what a brave girl to tell this story and BE so positive. A little hard to read with my 11 year old ( it was chosen for a book club ) but this is r ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Feb 08, 2015
The Lions of Little Rock
it was amazing
great book. I read with my daughter for a book club, this was a terrific story about life in the late 50's in the south. Comes at a good time to read ...more
Jan 19, 2013
Jan 13, 2013
Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope
liked it
This book was given to me by my aunt. Author is Jenna Bush. Interesting and sad story of a young woman who is abused but overcomes her sad upbringing ...more
Aug 16, 2011
Aug 13, 2011
Secret Daughter
really liked it
for a book club. good understanding of Indian culture, makes you think about mothers and daughters.
Apr 19, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
The Tale of Despereaux
it was amazing
read this with Max for his "genre" reading, great story. now to rent the movie!
Nov 11, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Let the Great World Spin
really liked it
i heard this author speak at a school event and even met him. I really enjoyed the book. and though when i spoke with this author, I was only partiall ...more
Feb 27, 2015
Feb 03, 2015
The Quickie
really liked it
Love Patterson, he cranks them out thats for sure! A page turner, but a disappointing ending
Feb 07, 2018
Feb 02, 2018
Making the Climb: What a Novice Climber Learned about Life on Mount Kilimanjaro
really liked it
this was great to read prior to making our climb. he suffers so much more than we did.... maybe i was better prepared? don't care for the religion bit ...more
Jun 24, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love
liked it
funny and light. A quirky read about a woman's club in the south - and her philosophies....
Nov 22, 2010
Nov 17, 2010
The Big Bad Wolf  (Alex Cross, #9)
it was amazing
love Patterson! not the best ending though....
Dec 30, 2009
Jan 04, 2010
I Am David
really liked it
read this with my son and thought this was terrific. makes you think about things. bittersweet ending. want there to be a second book, but there isn't
Feb 15, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
Of Mice and Men
really liked it
glad to read this one again
Feb 26, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
Circle of Fire
liked it
reading with Max, interesting. decent, gets you thinking and good discussion....historical fiction
Feb 27, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
really liked it
had to read before movie came out. pretty good. quick read
Feb 26, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
The Weirder the Better
liked it
this was chosen for my -year-old daughter's book club. Pretty deep issues, somewhat interesting
Jan 22, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
The Attack
it was amazing
Jul 2009
Jul 19, 2009
The Woman in Cabin 10
liked it
its a quick read for sure.... liked it alright.
Jul 23, 2017
Jul 19, 2017
Who killed Gunther Dunkel?
liked it
local author, book chosen from someone in our book club.
page turner for the last 50 or so pages. has a good story line.... we read the VERY first cop
Dec 09, 2015
Nov 17, 2015
The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier
it was amazing
unbelievable story of endurance, faith, strength and will. amazing
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
liked it
well written, witty and quick. sparked good conversation at our book club. interesting way of presenting a story, but it seems to work for this book
Nov 11, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
Cross Fire (Alex Cross, #17)
really liked it
always a quick read and a goody. would love to meet james p
Dec 23, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
really liked it
ready to get going!
May 21, 2017
May 10, 2017
Honeymoon (Honeymoon, #1)
it was amazing
love JP - always quick reading...but the ending wasn't the best.
Nov 24, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think
liked it
i read this b/c i thought i eat mindlessly; turns out i really don't! interesting and quick read
Feb 02, 2017
Jan 13, 2017
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