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The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Heroes
3.58
liked it
The book was interesting to read the story rather than see a 2 minute news clip. It was clear where things had been reported incorrectly in the beginn ...more
Sep 20, 2016
Oct 04, 2016
 
And One Rode West (Cameron Saga: Civil War Trilogy, #3)
4.06
it was ok
**spoiler alert** At 465 pages, it seemed a little long. Christa does something. She and Jeremy argue. They have sex. Repeat for the next fifteen chap ...more
not set
Aug 13, 2010
 
Once Upon a Time
3.38
it was ok
I'll agree with the previous reviewer that it would have been nice if they hadn't kept emphasizing they were Christians - I knew it when I bought it a ...more
Jun 17, 2013
Dec 30, 2012
 
Loving Constance (Sisters of the Heart Trilogy #3)
3.69
liked it
I did like this. I didn't have quite the cookie cutter quality to it that so many Christian novels have. I would have liked to have read more about Ra ...more
Feb 10, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
Pioneer Girl: The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder
4.14
it was amazing
To be clear, this isn't the much publicized manuscript that was published last year. This is a children's biography from 1998. However, it is nicely i ...more
Jul 26, 2015
Jul 26, 2015
 
Llanview in the Afternoon: An Oral History of One Life to Live
4.10
liked it
I wish there had been page numbers and more references to who each actor played because after 25 pages it's hard to always remember. Also, many of the ...more
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
 
Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?
4.16
liked it
Good book for kids. No errors that screamed at me. Good job mixing the actual with the fictional without horrifying the intended audience.
Jul 29, 2017
Jul 31, 2017
 
Contemporary Collection, #3
3.12
it was ok
The middle two stories were pretty good. Interesting women and women meeting cute and falling in love, having a conflict, and living happily ever afte ...more
Mar 2010
May 08, 2010
 
Laura Ingalls' Friends Remember Her
3.48
liked it
I hate to give any book about LIW three stars, but I feel this one needs it. The interviews are 5 star, but then the author drifts into these essays. ...more
Feb 24, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
 
Sunset Deceptions (Sunset Island, #13)
3.94
it was ok
This Sunset Island book just let me shaking my head. All the adults in the series are advocating that Carrie enter into a green card marriage. Also, C ...more
Feb 11, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
 
Saving Graces: The Inspirational Writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder
4.20
it was amazing
Interesting compilation, though I would recommend the book that has all of Laura's Ruralist articles in it over this selection. I of course have it be ...more
Dec 26, 2014
Dec 26, 2014
 
Sunset Fantasy (Sunset Island, #26)
4.05
liked it
The girls have dreams about the other two being friends but not them after a fight. It's 2004 and evidently naked is the fashion trend.
In Carrie's dre
...more
Feb 21, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Little House Guidebook
4.11
really liked it
Anything about Laura Ingalls Wilder by William Anderson is a must read. I saw a review that said more information about things non-Laura would be appr ...more
Mar 21, 2015
Mar 21, 2015
 
One Wish
3.95
liked it
It felt over complicated. No one ever said what they actually felt. I heard a military leader say that you don't want an equal, fair fight; you want t ...more
Jun 03, 2013
Dec 30, 2012
 
The World's Fair
3.67
did not like it
Good reason why the Little House Trust took the author to court to stop his unauthorized use of Laura Ingalls Wilder's name.
Also, his story about why
...more
Jun 03, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
 
In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving
4.00
it was amazing
Great book. Uplifting. A little self-congratulatory in places, but the Tuohys were asked to write about themselves after a hit movie about them so it ...more
May 09, 2011
May 09, 2011
 
Heroes: 50 Stories Of The American Spirit
4.92
it was amazing
Amazing book. I think I cried during each chapter. It's incredible what sacrifice people made on 9/11. Also, it brings home how decimated the FDNY was ...more
Aug 13, 2010
Aug 13, 2010
 
A Champion's Mind: Lessons from a Life in Tennis
3.58
liked it
I so liked Pete Sampras & hoped to somehow run into him at the ATP tournament and fall in love despite the fact that I was in high school. The boo ...more
Jul 09, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
 
Stuff Christians Like
4.09
it was amazing
love the book; love the blog. The author is a Christian so while this is a sarcastic look at Christians, he's not attacking. I can't tell you the numb ...more
Oct 11, 2010
Oct 11, 2010
 
As If!: The Oral History of Clueless as told by Amy Heckerling and the Cast and Crew
3.75
liked it
Interesting. Some new, some old information. I think the biggest surprise was when mentioning all the other projects people had worked on - the author ...more
Jun 08, 2016
Nov 05, 2015
 
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder
3.86
it was amazing
Wonderful book. Interesting to learn more about a couple organizations that I know very little about. Teresa did a great job of explaining them, the I ...more
Apr 11, 2015
Jul 14, 2014
 
Laura's Rose
4.13
it was amazing
First written in 1976, this was written before pretty much anything had been researched about Rose. So anything "scandalous" isn't in here. However, i ...more
Jul 06, 2015
Jul 06, 2015
 
Sunset Whispers (Sunset Island, #10)
3.92
really liked it
The girls join Flirting with Danger. I don't know how they have time to be in the band, be nannies, and solve all the problems that they do.
Here's wha
...more
Oct 18, 2010
Oct 18, 2010
 
Orphan Train
4.15
really liked it
I really enjoyed this. Perhaps it was Molly enjoying Anne of Green Gables that made me expect to like it. It felt well researched. Probably a bit pred ...more
Sep 05, 2013
Sep 05, 2013
 
Sunset Surf (Sunset Island, #12)
4.05
liked it
I'm not sure the hippie mother and straight laced father was a little heavy handed as to which the author wanted us to sympathize. Emma and Carrie ful ...more
Sep 13, 2010
Sep 13, 2010
 
Sunset Promises (Sunset Island, #8)
3.94
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Does Carrie decide to let a publisher edit her work? I would have liked this as an idealistic teen. As an adult, I think Carrie is n ...more
Feb 11, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
 
Sunset Magic (Sunset Island, #23)
3.89
liked it
Sam starts selling outfits. They are thrift store finds and things held together with safety pins. Emma and Carrie start a perfume company. Fun, but I ...more
Sep 2010
Sep 01, 2010
 
Rilla of Ingleside
4.16
it was amazing
Truly one of my favorite books ever. I suggest not reading this in public or when someone might need your attention. I've yet to make it through witho ...more
Mar 2012
Mar 01, 2012
 
Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood, #4)
3.80
liked it
This is the last book in the series. To me it felt like the author was tired of writing them and wanted to move on to adult fiction. I know the girls ...more
Oct 05, 2009
Oct 05, 2010
 
The Journey Begins (Road to Avonlea, #1)
4.08
it was ok
The Story Girl wasn't one of my favorite LMM books, and I didn't watch the TV show. I think if I had either the book would have appealed to me more.
not set
Jan 27, 2017
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