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To Kill a Mockingbird
it was amazing
This was a reread, and even better the second time around. I've picked this for bookclub to read this month; should be excellent for discussion!
Jul 23, 2012
Apr 22, 2010
Alias Grace
really liked it
A very mysterious novel of a woman who may be wrongly accused of a double murder in mid 19th century Canada. She is incarcerated at the age of 16, par ...more
Jul 16, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
Three Men in a Boat (Three Men, #1)
liked it
Cute and funny in a 19th century way. My copy had illustrations which were a nice addition. This is on the list "Funniest Books of all Time" and is #5 ...more
Jan 28, 2013
Jun 26, 2012
People of the Book
really liked it
I'm not sure the entire mystery of the book was solved for me - the big question of it's origins, yes, but not the smaller mysteries/stories along the ...more
Jul 25, 2012
Feb 07, 2011
it was amazing
Excellent read, and a suprisingly mild King read. But he still stuck a few zingers in there to remind us he is the author! Fans of King's 'It' will ap ...more
Jan 12, 2013
Nov 29, 2011
The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
it was amazing
I'm rating the audio reread 5 stars, but previous reads of the hard copy were 4. This is a very well narrated series; enough that this fattie didn't b ...more
Mar 2014
Apr 23, 2010
The Paris Wife
liked it
I approaced this book with mixed feelings since I didn't like Hemingway's A Moveable Feast, but I really liked this fictional account told from Hadley ...more
May 17, 2013
May 10, 2013
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
liked it
Cute - would be a fun summer beach read. I have some problems with the author's obvious minimal research into the fast food joints that were a center ...more
Feb 11, 2013
Jul 31, 2012
Native Son
really liked it
Was I supposed to feel sorry for Bigger Thomas? I didn't. Bigger's internal dialogue points to his assumption that people think he is a murderer becau ...more
Feb 28, 2013
Feb 15, 2011
The Last Queen
liked it
This was a fictional account of the sister of Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII. It was more of a lesson in history for me than an ent ...more
Jul 02, 2012
Oct 14, 2011
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