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Good Poems
4.19
it was amazing
A friend gave me the audio version of this collection and it took me a long time to go through it all. I'm more of a visual learner than an auditory o ...more
Aug 2006
Jan 06, 2008
 
A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper, #1)
4.08
really liked it
Prior to reading this book of Moore's, I'd only read Island of the Sequined Love Nun. I had to suspend my disbelief quite a bit more for this one, but ...more
Mar 2007
Jan 05, 2008
 
One Was a Soldier (Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries, #7)
4.14
it was amazing
JSF is evil for creating such compelling characters (but I love her for it). One Was a Soldier was definitely worth waiting for, but I can't even conc ...more
Jul 10, 2012
not set
May 14, 2011
 
Mohawk
3.86
liked it
This book is typical Richard Russo, though not quite up to the level of his other books. I thought the writing was a bit more choppy than his other bo ...more
Nov 2004
Jan 06, 2008
 
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
3.75
really liked it
We read this for my book club in honor of St. Patrick's Day. I'd not read anything of Doyle's before and I have a prejudice against anything Joycian ( ...more
Mar 08, 2008
Mar 04, 2008
 
Casino Royale (James Bond, #1)
3.73
liked it
I was very disappointed in the novel (as were my fellow book clubbers). Perhaps Bond has achieved such status that any early incarnations of his chara ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 04, 2008
 
The Norton Anthology of Modern & Contemporary Poetry, Vol 1: Modern Poetry
4.07
it was amazing
Less than two weeks after I'd checked out this book from the library, someone recalled it. I plowed through it (in about a week) before I returned it. ...more
Dec 2007
Jan 04, 2008
 
Paranoia
3.74
liked it
A friend lent me this book since it was endorsed by Harlan Coben, an author we both like. I was entertained. I've never really read anything that invo ...more
Jun 2007
Jan 05, 2008
 
Mrs de Winter
2.97
did not like it
If I could give this negative stars, I would. I was so upset after reading this, that I had to reread Jane Eyre to restore my faith in literature. I'm ...more
Sep 2001
Jan 05, 2008
 
Jane Eyre
4.10
it was amazing
This is my favorite book of all time. I read it in seventh grade and for years could only remember that I really liked it. I began to doubt that it co ...more
Oct 17, 2016
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Jan 04, 2008
 
Deathangel
3.25
really liked it
I'd read Charles Meyer's Lucas Holt mysteries and really enjoyed them, but only just got around to this one. I really enjoyed it. As expected, Meyer s ...more
Aug 2006
Jan 05, 2008
 
Eldest (The Inheritance Cycle, #2)
3.96
really liked it
As soon as I finished Eragon, I started reading Eldest. I couldn't wait to experience the story with the characters. I could see where the story was g ...more
Oct 22, 2008
not set
Jan 06, 2008
 
Population: 485 : Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time
3.92
really liked it
My sister turned me on to Michael Perry's books and I'm glad she did! I was interested in this one because I like quirky little towns and my best frie ...more
Dec 12, 2009
Dec 03, 2009
 
The Bride Wore Crimson and Other Stories
4.00
really liked it
Bryan Woolley has compiled stories on all different topics, not solely about Texas. Some examples are: a story about his uncle accused of murdering hi ...more
Jul 2004
Jan 05, 2008
 
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,  #1)
4.25
really liked it
All the great recommendations I got for this book were spot-on. I thought it was an amazing and engrossing story. I put it in a category I've been rea ...more
Nov 2006
Jan 05, 2008
 
Before Scarlett: Girlhood Writings of Margaret Mitchell
3.45
liked it
Many of the stories and journal entries are incomplete, so just when I was getting interested the story would end abruptly. It was really interesting ...more
Jul 2005
Jan 05, 2008
 
Half Broke Horses
4.05
it was amazing
Absolutely fantastic! I loved every word! Lily Casey Smith must have been a truly amazing person and I think it's wonderful that she could be brought ...more
Nov 04, 2010
Nov 03, 2010
 
Doctor Zhivago
4.03
liked it
Thank goodness I'm done! I thought I'd never finish! My conclusion after reading this (and Anna Karenina last year) is that the Russians and I are not ...more
Feb 05, 2010
Jan 09, 2010
 
The Secret Life of Bees
4.02
really liked it
A friend the audiobook quite some time ago, but I hadn't gotten around to listening to it until recently. I absolutely loved it! The audiobook reader ...more
Mar 25, 2008
Mar 23, 2008
 
The Wing-and-Wing
3.67
really liked it
I quite enjoyed this book. The writing wasn't quite as obtuse as the Leatherstocking Tales, and I do love a good pirate story. (Okay, so Yvard wasn't ...more
May 2004
Jan 04, 2008
 
The Pickwick Papers
3.82
really liked it
Enormously entertaining!
Jan 02, 2017
Dec 17, 2016
 
Loop Group
2.63
really liked it
My mom and I listened to this on CD in the car on the way from NJ to TX. I've liked everything of McMurtry's that I've read and this seemed appropriat ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 05, 2008
 
Little Men (Little Women, #2)
3.84
really liked it
It's fun to see Jo "all grown up" and I really enjoyed this book. I've always had a soft spot for naughty little boys (must be all my years of teachin ...more
Jan 2005
Jan 04, 2008
 
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
3.94
really liked it
This is a nice collection of anecdotes, revolving around food, and chock full of delicious-looking recipes. It turns out that they are delicious-tasti ...more
Jun 26, 2010
Jun 16, 2010
 
A Tale of Two Cities
3.82
really liked it
It really took me until book III to become very interested. I found my mind wandering and sometimes having difficulty keeping the characters straight. ...more
May 2007
Jan 04, 2008
 
Eight Cousins (Eight Cousins, #1)
4.02
really liked it
I LOVED this book! I can't believe I hadn't read it before. Part of it is probably that I'm a sucker for boys. The cousins are just too cute and funny ...more
Jan 2005
Jan 04, 2008
 
The Fortress of Solitude
3.87
liked it
I'm finally done! THANK GOODNESS!
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
 
Captain Blood
4.17
really liked it
This is a great pirate story! Blood is a sympathetic character who has been driven to his life of piracy by injustice. Though he commands to obedience ...more
Aug 2005
Jan 04, 2008
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.28
it was amazing
Wow.
Sep 23, 2013
Sep 09, 2013
 
The Seville Communion
3.67
really liked it
I thought the pace of this novel was rather slow, especially compared to Pérez-Reverte's other novels. I wonder if the explication and discussion (rat ...more
Jun 2006
Jan 05, 2008
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