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Room
4.04
really liked it
What a unique book! Emma Donoghue touched on a terrifying subject and created a selfless mother who I truly came to admire. She created a world for he ...more
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Nov 02, 2010
 
Echoes
4.19
it was amazing
An exciting read with a very emotional tinge. . The writers story is around how a young girl, who struggles with society and the issues its poses, com ...more
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Nov 05, 2015
 
A Reliable Wife
3.26
really liked it
This was an interesting book because it was so far from the norm (of what I read). I enjoyed the flawed characters, which were impeccably drawn for th ...more
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Feb 26, 2011
 
Whether I'll Live or Die
4.09
really liked it
This book is raw and real. It takes you through the lives of two very different women; one who is abused, and one who puts away those who abuse others ...more
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Jul 05, 2012
 
The Business of Children
4.25
it was amazing
Chloe JonPaul has done it again. Following The Age of Elegance was a difficult act, although different genres, this book is equally as well written. W ...more
Jul 17, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
The Promised World
3.28
really liked it
I picked up this book on a whim, which I do often--I was in a hurry and the cover caught my eye. I read the back and gave it a shot. Lisa Tucker is a ...more
Sep 06, 2010
Sep 07, 2010
 
Those We Love Most
3.47
really liked it
I received a copy of this book from Adriana Trigiani as an advanced review copy, and I enjoyed the story. This is a quiet book, not a book that leaves ...more
Sep 11, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
 
Can't Wait to Get to Heaven  (Elmwood Springs, #3)
3.91
liked it
I just finished reading this book, and I it was the first Fannie Flagg book that I have read. I had expected it to be fabulous because I loved the mov ...more
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Dec 29, 2010
 
What the Dead Know
3.54
liked it
I really wanted to love this book. From the title, I had thought it might have a paranormal aspect (it did not). I finished this book and (sorry Laura ...more
Sep 17, 2009
Sep 07, 2009
 
Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
4.01
really liked it
I read this book in a day (today), as did my eleven year old son, who only enjoys non-fiction books.

The story of Colton Burpy shares a glimpse into a
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May 07, 2011
 
Little Bee
3.71
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book because the characters and the issues were quite different than most books. I kept looking at the photo of Chris, because I ...more
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Nov 02, 2010
 
Think Twice (Rosato & Associates, #11)
3.64
really liked it
This book was a fast and enjoyable read. The first few pages did not tip me off to the storm of action that was to follow. The characters were likable ...more
May 17, 2011
May 19, 2011
 
The Voynich Cypher (Dr. Stephen Archer Cross, #2)
3.83
it was amazing
A twisted ride of suspense and intrigue!
This was the first Russell Blake book that I have read, but it won't be the last. The Voynich Cypher is a fas
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Mar 19, 2012
 
The Next Thing on My List
3.46
really liked it
I picked this up at a book sale on Friday and finished it today (Sunday). I usually don't read books such as this light-hearted little treasure. I was ...more
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Nov 07, 2010
 
Love Letters
3.60
it was amazing
I had the pleasure of corresponding with Ms. Solon, and found her to be just as charming as her characters. Love Letters is truly a story of second ch ...more
May 04, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
The Girl She Used to Be
3.50
really liked it
I read this book in two evenings and was driven to follow the main character. She's not an overly emotional young woman, but something about her snark ...more
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Nov 02, 2010
 
The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, #1)
4.11
it was amazing
This was a fantastic book--easily the best book I've read in a very long time. John Hart's descriptive talent is far above par, the suspense of each p ...more
Aug 12, 2010
Aug 07, 2010
 
These Things Hidden
3.86
really liked it
I almost didn't pick up Heather's book this time. I found the last book to be a little slower than what I typically like to read, but something drew m ...more
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May 28, 2011
 
The Help
4.46
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. At first it was hard to get into the grammatical errors because a lot of the book was written from the point of view of an ...more
Sep 07, 2009
Aug 26, 2009
 
Danny Chalmers is THE PRINCIPAL (Danny Chalmers Series, #1)
3.43
really liked it
This book was very kid-like. I think a third grader would very much enjoy the mayhem and trouble this kid gets into--even if, being fictional, there's ...more
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May 09, 2010
 
Cutting for Stone
4.28
it was amazing
This book was a surprise to me. I had eyed it on the shelves in the train station, passed it up, then revisited it on the shelves of the grocery store ...more
Apr 20, 2011
Feb 26, 2011
 
Another Thing to Fall (Tess Monaghan #10)
3.46
liked it
This was an easy, enjoyable read with simple characters and a comfortable setting.
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Feb 26, 2011
 
The Bridge Club
3.77
This debut novel touches on everything we women love--emotions between friends and family, torment and heartache, and mostly, unending support from wo ...more
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Nov 08, 2010
 
The Truth-Teller's Lie (Spilling CID, #2)
3.69
liked it
This book is very dark. I had a hard time plodding through the first fifty pages, as it was a bit draggy and repetitive (the MC's thoughts). The story ...more
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Nov 15, 2010
 
The Midwife's Confession
4.05
really liked it
Diane's books never disappoint me. They're the perfect beach read and this one was no different. Her characters are easy to relate to, the subplots ar ...more
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Jun 18, 2011
 
The Good Thief
3.57
liked it
I liked this story. It was full of surprises and characters that I did not expect. In fact, every character was different than what I had expected. It ...more
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Jun 28, 2011
 
Vanishing Acts
3.69
This was one of the first books by Jodi that I read and I thoroughly enjoyed it!
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Aug 28, 2009
 
Life is But a Dream: On the Lake (Grace Adams #1)
3.45
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Oct 14, 2011
 
The Space Between Us
3.98
really liked it
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Aug 28, 2009
 
I Know This Much Is True
4.18
it was amazing
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Aug 28, 2009
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