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Choke
3.69
really liked it
"Psychotic" isn't the right word, but it's the first word that comes to mind.

Seriously, this book is WEIRD. But, having said that, it's what made it s
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May 29, 2008
Aug 13, 2007
 
Middlesex
3.98
did not like it
I was halfway through and decided I really couldn't finish this book. I found the writing irritating and I couldn't wrap my head around most of what t ...more
Mar 18, 2009
Dec 04, 2007
 
Watch How We Walk
3.66
really liked it
I went into reading this with a little bit of worry – you see, I was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, so I was worried that this would be one of those b ...more
Sep 27, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
 
Fault Lines
3.70
really liked it
At first I wasn't really too sure about this one...I started reading it, and after just having put down "Forever Lily" because of the whole "I'm in tu ...more
Jun 11, 2008
May 12, 2008
 
Handle with Care
3.96
really liked it
Hmmmm...I'm just not sure what to say. The book started off really awesome, I couldn't put it down. I realized partway through that it was really foll ...more
Apr 07, 2009
Jan 20, 2009
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.08
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this book...I didn't think I would, and having it sitting here for over a year and a half, I finally cracked it open because I'd ...more
Oct 30, 2007
Oct 12, 2007
 
The Night Circus
4.03
it was amazing
I completely loved this book! The imagery was so vivid, I actually wish that this circus existed so I could visit it! There were a LOT of characters a ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Dec 11, 2011
 
The Juliet Stories
3.64
did not like it
I should know better...if I see it in a magazine, it's won awards or is promoted by Oprah...I won't like it. But I fell for the hype...again. Admitted ...more
Aug 03, 2012
May 22, 2012
 
The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
Simply put - this book was amazing. I found myself caring for the little girl at the very beginning of the book, when she stole the first book (though ...more
Aug 20, 2008
Dec 01, 2007
 
Beautiful Ruins
3.68
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this book. I grabbed the audio version, and I’m so glad that I did, even though it was a pretty long listen at nearl ...more
Jan 13, 2013
Jul 15, 2012
 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
4.21
it was amazing
I listened to this one as an audiobook, I'm not sure if that's what made me absolutely love the book or if it was the writing. Probably a mixture of b ...more
Nov 08, 2012
Aug 17, 2012
 
Between Shades of Gray
4.36
it was amazing
This is one of those books that tells a story that I had NO idea actually happened (similar to Sarah's Key). I'm admittedly ignorant when it comes to ...more
Sep 23, 2012
Jan 29, 2011
 
Still Alice
4.30
really liked it
An incredibly heartbreaking look into what it would be like to have Alzheimer's Disease or any other dementia.

At first I didn't like Alice, I knew wha
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Jan 22, 2010
May 27, 2008
 
Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1)
3.88
liked it
This was a pretty good story...it definitely gave me an understanding of what Chinese immigrants went through during the war, and also how a new immig ...more
Jan 06, 2010
Jun 03, 2009
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.95
really liked it
Wow...just...wow. This book was SOO good. I found myself sucked right in at the beginning, and the main characters to me were intriguing because they ...more
Jun 20, 2008
Jan 30, 2008
 
Never Let Me Go
3.80
it was ok
Oh, man...I struggled to get through this one. The main character made me CRAZY with how she "told" the story...she rambled and went on tangents so th ...more
Jul 13, 2008
Jan 05, 2008
 
B-Mother
3.62
really liked it
A really, really good book about what the birth mother goes through in the process of adoption and waiting until her baby is 18 and able to contact he ...more
Feb 18, 2008
Dec 18, 2007
 
The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
3.63
really liked it
I really enjoyed this story - parts of it took me by surprise, but for the most part, it was just a good interesting plot and storyline. I felt sorry ...more
Mar 03, 2009
Oct 09, 2008
 
Bright Shiny Morning
3.80
it was amazing
Only got halfway through and had to return it - so I've requested it again to finish it! So far, this is one of my favorite books of 2008!

Update: Yep,
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Jul 24, 2008
Apr 27, 2008
 
Ravan and Eddie
3.70
it was ok
I was expecting something entirely different when I started reading this book - perhaps that's why it was so disappointing. I thought it was going to ...more
Dec 26, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
Room
4.03
it was amazing
From the first time I set eyes on this book I knew I'd love it. And I definitely did. At first it was weird reading the story from Jack's point of vie ...more
Apr 24, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
 
Volition (The Perception Trilogy, #2)
3.90
really liked it
I was surprised how quickly I was able to remember the whole story from Perception, the first book in the series. Normally it comes back to me in bits ...more
Sep 19, 2013
Mar 03, 2013
 
Blindness
4.08
liked it
The idea behind this book was a good one - a man goes blind and it moves on to everyone else in the city, in the world, except for one woman. In fact, ...more
Sep 23, 2007
Aug 31, 2007
 
Seduction
4.31
really liked it
If I could only say one word about this book, that word would be "sexy". I don't usually read this sort of novel, but I won it in a contest and when i ...more
Sep 17, 2008
Aug 20, 2008
 
The Abstinence Teacher
3.24
really liked it
So, just finished this book and I have to say that I actually enjoyed it. I had read Little Children by this author a while back and hated it so much, ...more
May 21, 2008
Nov 06, 2007
 
Secret Daughter
3.97
really liked it
As usual, I was leery of this one because it's getting so much talk lately...but it was for a group read so I picked up a copy. But, it surprised me. ...more
Jul 11, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
 
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
3.99
it was amazing
I was pleasantly surprised with this book...I didn't read the back before starting to read it, so didn't have any expectations. The story broke my hea ...more
Feb 23, 2010
Jan 12, 2009
 
Moloka'i
4.15
it was amazing
It's been a while since I rated a book 5 stars, but I absolutely loved this book! If a book can get me so involved that I will actually cry, it deserv ...more
Jul 09, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
 
Crazy As Chocolate
3.28
really liked it
As I read this book and looked into the past of the main character, Izzy, I felt really sorry for her having to deal with a crazy mom. It just made me ...more
Mar 19, 2009
Sep 13, 2008
 
Ape House
3.47
liked it
First of all, it's not that I disliked the book. In fact I *did* like it, but definitely not close to how I felt about Water For Elephants. I feel lik ...more
Sep 25, 2010
Sep 26, 2010
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