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Freedom
3.73
it was amazing
whoa that was epic. tempted to go with the full 5 stars here. a book club pick with so much to discuss! spoilers---would Walter have fallen in love wi ...more
Sep 23, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
 
The Man from Primrose Lane
3.63
really liked it

June Book Club
Jun 21, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
Patty Jane's House of Curl
3.85
liked it
I am quite fond of Patty Jane's House of Curl. And this book is one reason I am quite fond of book clubs, and our library's in particular. This is a b ...more
Nov 08, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
 
Some Luck (Last Hundred Years: A Family Saga, #1)
3.61
it was amazing
I've seen quite a few bad reviews, many complaining that "nothing happens" or the book is "boring, like watching paint dry", etc. I can understand tha ...more
Mar 17, 2016
Nov 05, 2014
 
A Spool of Blue Thread
3.40
it was amazing
I adored the Whitshanks. Love the origin of Stem's nickname---something I find myself thinking about with my own son. So sweet, yet subtle and even hu ...more
Jan 10, 2017
Jan 05, 2017
 
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
4.08
really liked it
An incredible, inspirational memoir of a determined African man who built a windmill to power his village. I was truly moved by many of the stories sh ...more
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
 
The Paris Wife
3.79
it was amazing
July Book club

The Paris Wife is one of the best works of historical fiction I've read. Atmospheric, emotional, and intriguing, I was hooked from the b
...more
Jul 24, 2011
May 25, 2011
 
Calling Me Home
4.21
liked it
Dramatic and somewhat moving. I think I have become cynical with these types of novels. I appreciate what the author is trying to do, but the characte ...more
Jun 20, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.90
really liked it
Book club April 2013

Unique. Snarky. Quirky. Current. And yet I found it meaningful as well. Bernadette Fox is unlike any character I've read before. H
...more
Apr 21, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
 
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
3.60
liked it
"we should give thanks to those americans who work low-pay crumby jobs, if it weren't for them no one would be able to drive hummers around on the str ...more
Oct 2007
Aug 15, 2007
 
The Summer Guest
3.95
really liked it
July 2012 Book Club
Jul 23, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
 
Turtle in Paradise
3.93
really liked it
Feb 2012 book club
Best line -- when Turtle realizes Beans' eyes aren't the color of snot and are actually the color of "alligator pear"
Turtle is suc
...more
Feb 13, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
 
The Madonnas of Leningrad
3.77
liked it
Slow at first... Finally got into it at the end. I have now realized I need to visit the Hermitage Museum
Feb 25, 2011
Dec 21, 2010
 
The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
3.63
liked it
April Book Club
Apr 23, 2012
Mar 12, 2012
 
She May Not Leave
3.11
liked it
August Book Club
Odd and amusing. Finished just in time for book club..
Aug 22, 2011
May 25, 2011
 
The God of Animals
3.75
really liked it
I couldn't stop reading this book...I like Aryn Kyle's style.
May 2007
Aug 14, 2007
 
The Double Bind
3.62
liked it
Book club June 2013
Jun 25, 2013
Jun 09, 2013
 
These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901, Arizona Territories (Sarah Agnes Prine, #1)
4.34
really liked it
September book club
Sep 26, 2011
May 25, 2011
 
Out of the Dust
3.73
liked it
February 2012 book club
Feb 24, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
 
Running with Scissors
3.70
it was amazing
I;♥this book!!!!
Jan 2006
Aug 15, 2007
 
The Year of the Gadfly
3.50
really liked it
Book club July 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
 
The Christmas Sweater
3.79
did not like it
December Book Club
Dec 22, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
 
God Save the Sweet Potato Queens
3.95
it was ok
Book club May 2013
May 17, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
 
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
3.82
really liked it
January Book Club
Jan 17, 2012
Apr 02, 2011
 
Little Bee
3.70
really liked it
March Book Club
Mar 17, 2012
Feb 23, 2011
 
American Rust
3.69
really liked it
September 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
 
The Namesake
3.96
really liked it
October Book club
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 11, 2010
 
A Christmas Blizzard
2.94
it was ok
None
Dec 15, 2014
Dec 06, 2014
 
Holidays on Ice
3.95
liked it
None
Nov 28, 2009
Dec 29, 2009
 
Neverwhere
4.18
liked it
None
Oct 08, 2010
Sep 24, 2010
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