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If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
3.96
liked it
Seventeen-year-old Mia's life takes a drastic turn when her family strikes tragedy. Mia is forced to contemplate life and death as she travels back th ...more
Apr 20, 2010
Dec 10, 2009
 
Swimming Inside the Sun
3.22
really liked it
I received a copy of David Zweig's book for review. It is Dan Green's story, a musician who puts all his heart and soul into making an album. Yet his ...more
Feb 12, 2010
Feb 17, 2010
 
Dirty Little Angels
3.40
liked it
I was sent a link by the author to read this novel in PDF form and then review it. I was a bit leery of the title and not thrilled to be reading eboo ...more
Nov 22, 2009
Dec 09, 2009
 
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
really liked it
I would have never picked up this book if it weren't for my husband's persistence, (he went so far as to check the book out at the library, bring it h ...more
Apr 21, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
The Sign for Drowning
3.50
really liked it
I was very excited when I was sent a copy of this book to read and review and it did not disappoint. This is the story of Anna, who at the age of eigh ...more
Jan 04, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
The 3 Secret Pillars of Wealth
3.67
liked it
I received a copy of this book free for review and was pleasantly surprised to find that it was not at all what I had expected. This is not one of tho ...more
Dec 16, 2009
Jan 19, 2010
 
Beatrice Munson
3.83
liked it
Marissa Lyons feels a looming sense of dread when she discovers that her new neighbor is Beatrice Munson, the perfect beauty Marissa envied during hig ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Feb 12, 2012
 
The Man Who Couldn't Eat
3.20
really liked it
The Man Who Couldn't Eat is Jon Reiner's personal story about returning home from an uneventful grocery shopping trip only to have his stomach explode ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Feb 12, 2012
 
Before I Go to Sleep
3.87
really liked it
From the moment you open this book you will be drug into Christina’s world of confusion – who is this woman in the mirror, who is the man she woke up ...more
Sep 19, 2011
Feb 12, 2012
 
Revenge Served Cold
3.15
it was ok
I was sent this book free for review and only after beginning it did I realize that this is actually a follow-up book to Piercing the Veil. Reading th ...more
Jul 10, 2010
Jul 15, 2010
 
The House at Riverton
3.93
really liked it
Grace Bradley's is currently living in a nursing home. She has began to realize that her life is coming to a close when one morning an unexpected visi ...more
Jun 30, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
Between Shades of Gray
4.36
it was amazing
Lina is only fifteen when the NKVD take her away from her Lithuanian home, along with her younger brother and her mother. Lina's father is no where to ...more
Aug 19, 2011
Feb 12, 2012
 
The End of the Alphabet
3.48
liked it
This is the short tale, (just 117 pages), of Ambrose Zephyr, a man who has a great love for the alphabet. Upon learning of his imminent death, Ambrose ...more
Nov 02, 2009
Nov 09, 2009
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.85
really liked it
Christopher is 15 years 3 months and 2 days old when he discovers the neighbor's dog slain in the middle of the night. After being accused of the murd ...more
Nov 08, 2009
Nov 09, 2009
 
The Necklace: Thirteen Women and the Experiment That Transformed Their Lives
3.10
liked it
I found this to be a creative, fascinating experiment and was curious about the women who would be willing to fork over more than $1000 a piece to buy ...more
Jul 30, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
3.81
really liked it
I was on the reserve list at the library for months before I got my hands on this book but the wait was completely worth it. Flavia is the protagonist ...more
Jan 20, 2010
Feb 17, 2010
 
The Help
4.45
it was amazing
To quickly summarize this is the story of the help, referring to black housemaids living in Mississippi in the 1960's. It's their journey and one that ...more
Jul 10, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
When She Woke
3.67
liked it
The idea of this novel is not so unique as it plays upon The Scarlet Letter. Yet it is creative in the way the author addresses the issues that arose ...more
Jan 15, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
A Note from an Old Acquaintance
3.86
really liked it
I quickly became engrossed in "A Note from an Old Acquaintance", a novel sent to me free for review. The story unfolds around three main characters. B ...more
Apr 10, 2010
Apr 23, 2010
 
Little Bee
3.70
liked it
I will be very brief and vague so as to not spoil the story for any of you but I do feel that as a reader you should know a little more than the above ...more
Jul 20, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
Peace Like a River
3.98
it was ok
Reuben Land is a grown man now but the tale he narrates of perhaps the most important time of his life happened when he was just 12 years old. Reuben' ...more
May 22, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.23
liked it
Percy Jackson is a half-blood - born the son of a Greek God and a human mother. As the book opens, the truth about his heritage is unknown to Percy. T ...more
Dec 20, 2009
Jan 19, 2010
 
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
3.76
really liked it
When Precious Ramotsw's father passes away leaving her with some extra money, she decides to open a detective agency.Her only knowledge of this field ...more
Oct 15, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
 
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2)
3.99
really liked it
Welcome back Flavia de Luce. With a puppeteer meeting a tragic end during the middle of a performance, our 11-year-old heroine is back to using her de ...more
Apr 05, 2010
Apr 23, 2010
 
The Great Fat Fraud
3.80
liked it
Mike Schatzki attempts to alter the view of modern society that being overweight (or fat) is equivalent to being unhealthy. By applying multiple peer- ...more
Jan 17, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
When Madeline Was Young
3.17
it was ok
When I first read the summary I found the plot line intriguing. Growing up with your father's ex-wife as your sister, that's fairly unique, right? And ...more
Jun 08, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
Drowning Ruth
3.73
really liked it
I first read this book about 6 years ago and remembered really enjoying it at the time yet could not recall exactly what the story encompassed. I was ...more
Aug 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.06
really liked it
This is the story of Billy Pilgrim, a man who fought for his county in the World War II only to become a prisoner of war, which he escaped due to the ...more
Jun 24, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
Fire in the Blood
3.80
really liked it
Suite Francaise has been quite the hype lately so I headed to the library to pick it up. Disappointed in not finding it, I found this novel written by ...more
Jul 15, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
Tell No One
4.11
liked it
I only pick up mystery novels a few times a year but when I do it will likely be a Harlen Coben title you'll find in my hands. I feel that he has a wa ...more
May 05, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
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