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Triad: A Novel of the Supernatural
3.87
really liked it
Branwen Ericsson and her husband Alan have purchased a deteriorating old mansion on the outskirts of a small town after they lost their infant son to ...more
Sep 28, 2012
Oct 01, 2012
 
Jesus and Buddha: The Parallel Sayings (Seastone Series) Marcus Borg
4.01
liked it
A selection of sayings taken from the Bible and from the teachings of Buddha, showing how these two holy men were very similar in their teachings of k ...more
Jul 16, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
The Heretic's Daughter
3.77
it was amazing
Being a direct decedent of Martha Carrier, Kathleen Kent has written an amazing story, not only about the Witch Trials but also about what life was li ...more
Jun 10, 2010
Jan 21, 2016
 
The Martian
4.40
it was amazing
Poor Mark. He just can't catch a break. First, he gets knocked out by a piece of flying debris, then this fellow crewmen leave him for dead. And the o ...more
Jul 19, 2015
Aug 04, 2015
 
Audrey Rose
3.87
liked it
Bill and Janice Templeton live a life of luxury with their daughter Ivy in the hustle and bustle of New York City. For Janice, their apartment is a fo ...more
Oct 28, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
 
Lord of the Flies
3.65
really liked it
Title: Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 208
Copyright: 1954
Rating: 4 stars
Genre: Fiction
Tags: Classics, Young Adult, Dystopia, Surviva
...more
not set
Jan 21, 2016
 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
3.99
really liked it
Our young narrator (whom we never have the pleasure of finding out his name) has just returned to his childhood home for a funeral. While there, he vi ...more
Feb 20, 2015
Mar 08, 2015
 
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
4.13
it was amazing
I will admit that my knowledge of Chechnya is very limited and at first I was worried that I might be heading into a long, dragging history of the cou ...more
not set
Jan 21, 2016
 
Chocolat (Chocolat, #1)
3.95
it was amazing
I simply L-O-V-E-D it!! The setting, the characters, the subject matter, the whole thing was just perfect for me. For once, I actually wished a book w ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Jan 21, 2016
 
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
4.13
it was amazing
I will admit that my knowledge of Chechnya is very limited and at first I was worried that I might be heading into a long, dragging history of the cou ...more
Mar 16, 2015
Mar 15, 2015
 
Of Love and Other Demons
3.98
really liked it
The book begins with an introduction by Márques, explaining that while on assignment for a local newspaper, he was sent to a cemetery that was being m ...more
Jul 12, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
The Grapes of Wrath
3.94
really liked it
It's 1939 in Oklahoma. The land is overworked and scarred, the crops have withered and died. And the people are being forced from their homes. Giant t ...more
Jan 28, 2015
Jan 14, 2015
 
Blindness
4.09
really liked it
When a man goes blind while sitting inside his car, people assume his is an isolated case. The blind man's wife takes him to see an eye doctor to pres ...more
Sep 28, 2016
Oct 02, 2016
 
The Golem and the Jinni (The Golem and the Jinni, #1)
4.11
it was amazing
While I do enjoy a good magical tale, this stunning debut went so much deeper than just a tale of two supernatural creatures. Each of the two main cha ...more
Nov 07, 2013
Nov 11, 2013
 
The House of the Spirits
4.21
it was amazing
An epic story the follows the lives of three generations of Trueba women that ultimately tells the history of a nation. While it is classified as 'mag ...more
Apr 10, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
 
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
3.87
it was amazing
Jorg of Ancrath is not your normal teenager. No, no, no. At the age of thirteen, he is the leader of a motley crew of bandits who terrorize the land b ...more
Mar 08, 2016
Mar 07, 2016
 
The Hungry Moon
3.57
liked it
Moonwell is a quaint town located in the Peak District of Northern England. In keeping with the pagan traditions of the Druids, it still celebrates Mi ...more
Oct 06, 2012
Oct 01, 2012
 
The Shining Girls
3.49
it was ok
Harper Curtis is a hobo during the Great Depression of the 1930's. He is not a good person and finds himself running from the law. He stumbles upon a ...more
May 17, 2015
Jun 11, 2015
 
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology
4.02
liked it
If you happen to be in downtown Culver City, you might notice a small nondescript store with the name Museum of Jurassic Technology. It is overflowing ...more
Nov 07, 2015
Nov 15, 2015
 
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, #1)
4.35
it was amazing
During the summer, I have been taking my kids to the library to turn in their reading log and let them pick out their next batch of books. To get to t ...more
Jul 13, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
 
Jaws
3.97
really liked it
I do remember seeing this in the big movie theaters when I was very young - young enough not to know that the shark wasn't real- that is was a mechani ...more
Jun 14, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
4.16
it was amazing
In the early part of American history, whaling was an important and and lucrative business. Men would spend years aboard a ship, and if they were luck ...more
Nov 16, 2015
Nov 22, 2015
 
Winter's Tale
3.50
really liked it
Peter Lake is an orphan who is rescued by a tribe of watermen who raise him until he is old enough to be set out in the city. There, with no family or ...more
Nov 11, 2015
Nov 15, 2015
 
The Saving Graces
3.78
really liked it
A truly heart-warming tale of friendship and relationships. Four friends - Emma, Ruby, Lee and Isabel have been friends for ten years and have created ...more
May 08, 2013
May 15, 2013
 
The Museum of Extraordinary Things
3.73
liked it
A young girl is forced into performing for her father's museum of human oddities. Across town, a young boy and his father have escaped to New York and ...more
Apr 05, 2015
Apr 12, 2015
 
The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
4.10
it was amazing
When a book scares the King of Scary, Mr. Stephen King, then you can best bet that it's not the sort of reading material that will make you warm and f ...more
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
 
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
3.87
it was amazing
This is one of the most bizarre books I have ever read. Yes, it's a book about recipes & how to be a good hostess, what kind of guest to invite &a ...more
not set
Jan 21, 2016
 
Dracula
3.98
it was amazing
Perfectly terrifying and wonderfully disturbing, there is no wonder why this has remained a classic. It meshes together all the horror and and superst ...more
Mar 31, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
 
How to Win Friends and Influence People
4.16
it was amazing
I am wanting to work from home selling handmade crafts, but I still felt like I need to learn my business and for that reason, I have tried to find a ...more
Jul 31, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
 
The Martian
4.40
it was amazing
Poor Mark. He just can't catch a break. First, he gets knocked out by a piece of flying debris, then this fellow crewmen leave him for dead. And the o ...more
not set
Jan 21, 2016
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