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Give It Up!: My Year of Learning to Live Better with Less
2.62
did not like it
Ugh.. why did I buy this book? It seemed like such an interesting concept. The author wrote about her experiences with giving up one thing a month (su ...more
Jan 2007
Nov 05, 2007
 
The Light Bearer
4.20
it was amazing
I rarely give books five stars, even if they're spectacular or have changed my life. I have strict criteria for the five-star book, and this is a perf ...more
Jan 1998
Nov 05, 2007
 
A Trip to the Stars
4.29
really liked it
Oh, be still my steady heart! This book still has me reeling. It's in a class entirely of its own, and I've rarely been so absolutely enthralled with ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 05, 2007
 
The Decoy Princess (Princess, #1)
3.70
really liked it
I'm frustrated about writing this review. I ADORED this book. I really did. In fact, I was thoroughly excited about the sequel, and ate up the sequel ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 05, 2007
 
The Saskiad
3.67
liked it
This was one of my favorite books throughout my teenage life. It's with a sad heart that I have to give it three stars, and allow me to explain why. T ...more
Jan 1998
Nov 05, 2007
 
Shape Your Life
3.55
it was ok
I've had this book ever since it came out in 2003, and I'm not sure why I've held onto it for so long. I'm about to let it go, but not before I do a r ...more
Jan 2003
Nov 07, 2007
 
The Duke and I (Bridgertons, #1)
4.10
it was amazing
Would it ruin my credibility if I gave this book 5 stars? Literary-wise, this is probably nothing all that spectacular, but Romance-wise, it is. And t ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 07, 2007
 
How to Marry a Marquis (Agents of the Crown, #2)
4.02
really liked it
I loved, loved, loved this one! I accidentally read this one before "To Catch an Heiress" (which came prior to "Marquis"), but I went back and read "H ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 07, 2007
 
The Memoirs of Cleopatra
4.18
really liked it
I first picked up this book because I was enthralled with everything involving Ancient Egypt. I was a sophomore in high school when I first read it, a ...more
Mar 1999
Nov 05, 2007
 
Lara's Book--Lara Croft and the Tomb Raider Phenomenon
3.17
liked it
I got this book when it first came out in 1998. I'm not sure if this is really ficton or nonfiction: it's a nonfiction on a nonfictional game based on ...more
Jan 1998
Nov 07, 2007
 
Skinny Bitch: A No-Nonsense, Tough-Love Guide for Savvy Girls Who Want to Stop Eating Crap and Start Looking Fabulous!
3.35
liked it
It was this book that helped launch me into a vegetarian phase that lasted a few months. Though I'm no longer a vegetarian, this book still has a lot ...more
Dec 2006
Nov 05, 2007
 
Psychology, in Modules
3.89
liked it
I actually had the tenth edition of this book, but I couldn't find that pictured anywhere. Oh. My. God. This book has SO much information. The informa ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 07, 2007
 
Ethan Frome
3.37
did not like it
I hated this book.. I hated it when I first read it as a kid and I hate it now. It has nothing to do with the writing. This is indeed a classic novel, ...more
Jan 1998
Nov 07, 2007
 
Lord of Scoundrels (Scoundrels, #3)
4.11
did not like it
I know that this book often gets high reviews, and is considered one of the best of romance writing. That's why I picked it up.. and now I wish I hadn ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 07, 2007
 
Charmed Thirds (Jessica Darling, #3)
3.78
really liked it
I actually had this book on audio cd to help me along my former hour-and-a-half daily commute. I couldn't have asked for a better book on cd and I'd w ...more
Jul 2007
Nov 05, 2007
 
A String in the Harp
3.77
really liked it
This novel was recommended to me by my best friend, who happens to have an excellent taste in literature. What struck me the most about this novel and ...more
Jan 2004
Nov 07, 2007
 
Silas Marner
3.61
it was amazing
This is in my list of favorite books. George Elliot in general is one of my favorite authors. Perhaps it's because I was raised without a father, and ...more
Jan 1997
Nov 07, 2007
 
Mary Queen of Scotland and The Isles
4.04
really liked it
I was pleasantly surprised by this one. At the time, I didn't have much knowledge about the history behind British royalty, so this book was my first ...more
Mar 2000
Nov 05, 2007
 
The Human Polity: A Comparative Introduction to Political Science
4.04
really liked it
This was my textbook for my Introduction to Political Science class. Even though I wouldn't recommend this for light reading, I still wanted to rate i ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 07, 2007
 
Tomb Raider Tankobon: Volume 3
3.61
did not like it
While I understand the need to change out the artists, I don't, however, understand the need to change the entire style of the manga. Lara is way too ...more
Jan 2007
Nov 07, 2007
 
The Word Museum: The Most Remarkable English Words Ever Forgotten
3.83
liked it
This book is basically just a list of obscure historical words. I've almost given it away several times, but I can't bear to let go of it. It's just s ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 07, 2007
 
A Canticle for Leibowitz
3.98
it was amazing
This is a classic sci-fi book, though I didn't know it when I first read it. I was a kid, and I have to say that this is probably the first real novel ...more
Jan 1996
Nov 07, 2007
 
The Modern Girl's Guide to Life
4.00
really liked it
When this book first came out, I thought it would merely be a fun read. Boy was I wrong! I don't think I've ever really sat down to read this book for ...more
Jan 2004
Nov 05, 2007
 
Wisdom of the Ages: 60 Days to Enlightenment
4.22
really liked it
This is the other Dr. Wayne Dyer book that I recommend to my friends. This is among my favorites of nonfiction books. Don't be put off by the "60 Days ...more
Jan 2004
Nov 05, 2007
 
Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity: Get Out the Shovel -- Why Everything You Know Is Wrong
3.81
liked it
Great book! It was well-researched, and I completely agreed with many (though not all) of Stossel's ideas. I gave it three stars instead of four becau ...more
Aug 2007
Nov 05, 2007
 
Your Sacred Self: Making the Decision to Be Free
4.22
really liked it
Dr. Wayne Dyer has a LOT of books, so I'm always getting asked which ones I recommend. A lot of them do tend to repeat themselves, so I'm pleased to r ...more
Jan 1999
Nov 05, 2007
 
How to Be Lovely: The Audrey Hepburn Way of Life
4.00
really liked it
I received this gorgeous little book as a gift from a friend, and it's something that I'll curl up with again and again. It's short and sweet, with lo ...more
Jan 2006
Nov 05, 2007
 
The Way of the Shaman
4.05
really liked it
I read this one has a kid and kept it ever since. My family is part of a tribe, so tribal members and extended family were always giving us gifts, to ...more
Jan 1994
Nov 07, 2007
 
Audrey Hepburn, An Elegant Spirit
4.30
really liked it
This book was written by Audrey's son, so the take on it is different than any other book written about her. It's a fantastic compliment to the book " ...more
Jan 2007
Nov 05, 2007
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.23
really liked it
Dumas has done it again. I loved Dumas first for The Three Musketeers, but Monte Cristo is even better. Edmund Dantes was perhaps my first literary cr ...more
Jan 2000
Nov 07, 2007
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