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Looking for Me
3.90
it was amazing
I can't rave enough about Looking For Me. I am not one of these book reviewers that can read a book in one sitting. For the first time I did. It took ...more
Jun 08, 2013
Jun 02, 2013
 
Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China
3.80
liked it
Very disappointed. The story is about a murder that happens at the same time Japan is invading China. It gives you the background of what happens in t ...more
not set
Nov 20, 2012
 
Tigers in Red Weather
3.42
really liked it
I am going to post on my blog, and here on goodreads. I am so excited about this book, and share it with the world. I am not ready to write my thought ...more
Jul 07, 2012
Jul 01, 2012
 
The Snow Child
3.95
liked it


Snow Child is the book debut of Eowny Ivey. She was inspired to write Snow Child because of the Russian Fable, The Snow Maiden.

In 1920 Alaska, a elder
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Dec 23, 2013
Dec 16, 2013
 
Very Valentine
3.80
it was amazing
Very Valentine, is about a 34 year old, Valentine. She lives with her grandmother. Her grandmother, has been in custom made bridal shoes for years. He ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 06, 2011
 
The Little Bride
2.92
it was ok
I really wanted to like this novel. I heard so many good things about Little Bride. From the Jewish literary community, and from people that attended ...more
Sep 19, 2011
Sep 12, 2011
 
One More River
3.58
did not like it
This is the second novel that I read by this author. Unfortunately, I just could not connect with the characters. The writing style was just not my ta ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Dec 31, 2011
 
An Unmarked Grave (Bess Crawford, #4)
3.85
it was amazing
I read Unmarked Grave for TLC Book Tours.

Bess Crawford is up to her neck in surgeries, illnesses, and death. She has seen many since working at the fr
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Jan 10, 2013
Jan 02, 2013
 
Please Look After Mom
3.76
liked it
I don't usually read novels that are in the second person.
I don't like to read novels that are from the Asian countries. That said, I still am glad
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Nov 17, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
 
The Sandcastle Girls
3.86
liked it
Usually any book by Chris Bohjalian is a good read, and doesn't disappoint. This one I was disappointed. I wanted to enjoy reading, and I could not co ...more
Jul 17, 2013
Feb 22, 2012
 
The Story of Beautiful Girl
3.92
it was amazing
Loved The Story of Beautiful Girl. Part suspense, part mystery, and part social commentary. I can see this would be a great book club discussion. With ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
 
Turn of Mind
3.65
really liked it
This a different kind of novel. Lately, many authors are writing novels about memory loss and Alzheimer's Disease. It could be that the baby boomers a ...more
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 06, 2011
 
The Confession
3.81
liked it
**spoiler alert** Just finished Confession last night. I stopped reading John Grishham a few books back. Not that I don't like books, but I prefer lit ...more
Jan 06, 2011
Dec 28, 2010
 
City of Women
3.80
it was ok
City of Women, by David R. Gilham. I really wanted to like this book. I love to read novels, when the setting and time is character. But, unfortunatel ...more
Aug 17, 2012
Aug 09, 2012
 
The Expats
3.42
really liked it
Our book club is discussing the book next week. I am not sure about how much discussion from the book.
But, I enjoyed reading, what a ride. With lots o
...more
Jun 19, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
 
Flowers in the Blood
4.13
it was ok

First off I am warning you there are spoilers. Don't read any further if you plan to read.......

Flowers in the Blood, is a book that was written over
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not set
Jul 31, 2012
 
Hemingway's Girl
3.83
liked it
I writing this review about two weeks after I finished reading. I loved the description of Hemingway's Key West.

This is a story about a young girl, m
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Oct 2012
Sep 26, 2012
 
Promise Me: How a Sister's Love Launched the Global Movement to End Breast Cancer
4.00
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I picked this up because my mother and grandmother and great aunt are all breast cancer survivors of this terrible disease.

The book
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Oct 26, 2010
Oct 25, 2010
 
Still Alice
4.30
it was amazing
Still Alice, is a hard book to get through. It is a novel but reads like a memoir. The author is a psychologist. Her research is through. I had a hard ...more
Jul 02, 2011
Jun 28, 2011
 
A Culinary History of Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand: Fish and Grits, Oyster Roasts and Boiled Peanuts
4.00
really liked it
I saw this book being publicized in the local book stores. To find out the local author, Becky Bilingsley wrote a book about the culinary history of M ...more
Sep 02, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
 
A Walk Across the Sun
4.13
it was amazing
A Walk Across The Sun
By Corban Addison
Published by Sterling Publishing

This is a story that deserves to be told. I don't know of a book that talks abou
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Feb 18, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
A Touch of Stardust
3.60
really liked it
A Touch of Stardust was wonderful timing after reading Burial Rites. I needed something upbeat and light. I am glad I did. Reading, Touch of stardust ...more
Mar 09, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
 
Help for the Haunted
3.60
really liked it

Help for the Haunted is the story of Sylvie Mason, and her parents. In the middle of a cold, blistery night her parents get a phone call. It is not un
...more
Jan 03, 2014
Dec 26, 2013
 
The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics
3.30
liked it
This year has been the ugliest, strangest presidential election since I have been alive! no kidding, y'all say.What gave you that idea?! I never was i ...more
May 06, 2017
Apr 23, 2017
 
Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In
4.31
really liked it
Bernie Sander's book, Our Revolution is what he started during the presidential race. He hopes that the book will empower young adults to become more ...more
Apr 16, 2017
Apr 04, 2017
 
Love & Treasure
3.52
it was amazing

I am so happy I was given the opportunity to read Love and Treasures. I would like to thank Amy from, Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours for asking
...more
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
 
The House at Tyneford
3.78
liked it
I enjoyed reading The House of Tyneford. It was Dowton Abbey meets The House of Tyneford.
It took me 100 pages to get into the characters. But, I enjoy
...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
 
Betrayed (Rosato & DiNunzio, #2)
3.61
it was amazing
Great readig for the beach. It kept my interest the entire time.
Betrayal is about three main characters, Judy, Aunt Barb, and Judy's mom( you Judy tr
...more
Jan 31, 2015
Jan 17, 2015
 
Sipping from the Nile: My Exodus from Egypt
3.45
liked it
I was wondering why was she writing the memoir. There isn't any thing out of the ordinary, There wasn't any abuse, or financial crisis, there isn't a ...more
not set
Aug 17, 2012
 
Visible City
3.21
really liked it
Very different kind of novel. You are sneaking behind closed doors and peep holes into the character's daily lives. This is usually not my kind of boo ...more
Apr 05, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
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