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My Heart and Other Black Holes
4.02
it was amazing
At first, I thought this would be a funny type of book, but I was so wrong. It was sad; it was heartbreaking; it hurt to read. But just like the two m ...more
not set
Oct 11, 2014
 
Breaking Free
3.28
it was amazing
Ms. Page takes a refreshingly new look at an old subject, love. Raimi Carter is the one struggling to find love and acceptance, or is she? A myriad ca ...more
May 09, 2014
May 09, 2014
 
The Art of Not Breathing
3.56
it was amazing
Mysterious, but not a mystery. Haunting. Reminded me in a way of the tone of We Were Liars.
Mar 19, 2016
Mar 20, 2016
 
License to Spill (Pretenders, #2)
3.71
really liked it
Book 2 - picks up right where 1 left off continuing the adventures of the Phoenix Five. I loved the twist at the very end for Jagger.
Nov 07, 2015
Nov 07, 2015
 
A French Wedding
3.25
really liked it
What a surprise ending! Certainly not the wedding or the coupling I never saw coming.
not set
Jun 28, 2017
 
1022 Evergreen Place (Cedar Cove, #10)
4.11
it was amazing
Ten years I have been reading these series. The tenth one, just like the other nine, picks up where the last left off, and stops leaving you regrettin ...more
Sep 05, 2010
Sep 05, 2010
 
Skinny
3.93
really liked it
An obese girl chooses weight-loss surgery to help her achieve her dreams. This book takes a good look at the voices we create that tell us negative th ...more
not set
May 15, 2015
 
Before I Fall
3.92
it was amazing
Even though in the first of the book, she dies...I still wasn't prepared for her death. This book brought me to tears.
not set
Nov 21, 2011
 
Looking for Alaska
4.08
it was amazing
Definitely not for the immature reader, John Green touches us all with the words, "I go to seek a Great Perhaps."
not set
Jun 03, 2013
 
Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom
3.77
really liked it
This is not a book I would have read even a couple of years ago. Today, however, I was ready to see a different world from my own. This book definitel ...more
not set
May 27, 2012
 
Little Blog on the Prairie
3.66
really liked it
Seeing the cover and title, at first I wasn't interested in the book. When it appeared on the Lone Star List, I decided to give it a try. Surprisingly ...more
not set
Nov 15, 2010
 
Peace, Locomotion
3.96
it was amazing
I love Jacqueline Woodson's stories. They are about the importance of family even in the face of no one to hold them all together. She empowers childr ...more
not set
Nov 19, 2010
 
The Language Inside
3.87
liked it
What to do if you you have spent your whole life in a foreign country so much so that you are that person on the inside? Then due to a family medial i ...more
not set
Jul 08, 2013
 
Burn
3.46
really liked it
A typical southern preacher's family...not. This soon to be published book takes one into the lives of William, Wee Wee, who likes to put out fires, h ...more
not set
Apr 04, 2012
 
The Sweetest Thing
3.60
really liked it
The Cake Girl, aka Sheridan, has a load of troubles ganging up on her as she approaches her 16th birthday. Mom left her when she was little, the hotte ...more
not set
Mar 03, 2012
 
Gym Candy
4.21
really liked it
Most books end with a happy ever after, which may be real word or not. This book ends with a definite real world ending. I will be thinking about my a ...more
not set
Jun 25, 2010
 
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
3.94
it was amazing
Not for the faint-hearted, but a book truly worth reading. Topics include child-abuse, abortion, attempted suicide, religion, bullying, and boyfriend- ...more
not set
Jun 29, 2011
 
Beneath a Meth Moon
3.66
really liked it
Really wanted to put this book under fantasy because I would like to hide my head in the sand and say this is a fairy tale. However, I know it's not. ...more
not set
Mar 29, 2012
 
When Audrey Met Alice
3.84
really liked it
The current first daughter finds living in The White House a lonely adventure until she finds the hidden diary of Alice Roosevelt. Caught up in the di ...more
not set
Mar 07, 2016
 
Gotta Get Some Bish Bash Bosh
2.96
it was ok
To me this book seemed lacking anything exciting. A boy gets dumped by girl, gets a new haircut, gets popular because of it and gets the girl back. It ...more
not set
Jul 10, 2010
 
Material Girls
3.51
really liked it
This book is a realistic fiction with a slight twist toward a dystopian society. The fashion world is run by a supreme court which says what's hot and ...more
not set
Mar 10, 2015
 
Lawn Boy Returns
3.76
liked it
The adventures continue but this time on the negative side. Friends who are awed, the IRS, Joey is to throw a fight, Zed threatens Grandma...it's too ...more
not set
Dec 04, 2010
 
The Brink
3.50
it was amazing
While not my usual style of reading, I enjoyed this book for the continuing plot twists and the suspense. I found myself rooting for Danny as he got i ...more
not set
Sep 16, 2016
 
One Imperfect Christmas
3.61
liked it
I found myself annoyed often with the main character. She wanted to blame herself and almost destroyed several lives in the process. I kept telling he ...more
not set
Mar 20, 2016
 
Piecing Me Together
4.23
it was amazing
This is a beautiful story of a young woman's journey to speak for herself. Thoughtful, inspiring, and also a very peaceful book about the role of one ...more
not set
May 07, 2017
 
I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President
3.63
liked it
Oliver is such an unlikable creature that you end up really liking him. He is driven to be a multimillionaire just to get his dad's love. The devious ...more
not set
Sep 06, 2010
 
How to Survive Middle School
3.86
liked it
Middle school does not start out that great for David. Out of dress code on the first day, his best friend teams with the bully of the school, mom is ...more
not set
Nov 19, 2010
 
Hannah's List (Blossom Street, #7)
3.98
it was amazing
Another visit to Blossom Street is always a treat. The main character, Macy, was so much fun and the relationships between all of the characters was f ...more
Mar 15, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
 
Whistling In the Dark
3.86
really liked it
This book reminded me of To Kill a Mockingbird. The main character, Sally O'Malley, had the same spunk Scout had. It's small town life, a carefree chi ...more
Sep 22, 2010
Sep 22, 2010
 
Traffick (Tricks, #2)
4.25
it was amazing
As usual, Hopkins gets to the nitty gritty of life. While horrifying me with the life these kids live, she still brings out the compassionate side in ...more
not set
Aug 13, 2015
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