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Hook & Ladder 69: Eighteen Authors...One Sexy Firehouse.
4.38
it was amazing
What a great idea! There are 18 different authors and each author has a chapter,which is centered around Fire Station 69,and the characters are integr ...more
Jun 16, 2016
Jun 16, 2016
 
Uncovering Love (Uncovering Love, #1)
3.85
it was amazing
A terrific debut novel from Kacey Shea with wonderful characters and a solid storyline. I love how witty the characters are, the dialogue and antics o ...more
Nov 30, 2015
May 07, 2015
 
The Uncommitted
3.74
it was amazing
The Uncommitted is a compelling tale of the spiritual struggle within us and of the realities beyond our physical sight.
Jan 05, 2016
Dec 03, 2015
 
Caught in the Flames
4.12
it was amazing
This book is just amazing! Kacey Shea has written a book with great character development and humor. She has tapped into real life experiences and cre ...more
Aug 23, 2016
Aug 23, 2016
 
Uncovering Desire (Uncovering Love, #2)
4.23
it was amazing
So excited to finally read Uncovering Desire, (Uncovering Love #2) after meeting Jon and Kate in Uncovering Love #1. From the moment these two charact ...more
Dec 02, 2015
Dec 02, 2015
 
An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
4.32
really liked it
AN EMBER IN THE ASHES is a nonstop ride through a cruel reality of choices, sacrifices, and the true value of the power of love...
May 03, 2015
May 03, 2015
 
The Marriage of Opposites
3.86
really liked it
This is a family saga about the life of Camille Pissarro’s mother; Rachel, her son Jacobo, and Lydia. I enjoyed the historical history including how c ...more
May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016
 
The Great Gatsby
3.89
it was amazing
The Great Gatsby is a story of unflinching, consuming love. Although Fitzgerald has been hailed for his insights into the modern world through this no ...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
 
Kristin Lavransdatter (Kristin Lavransdatter, #1-3)
4.28
really liked it
No doubt this book is an epic... Sigrid Undset's epic trilogy of life in 14th Century Norway, Kristin Lavransdatter was responsible for her receiving ...more
Jun 05, 2015
May 19, 2014
 
Uncovering Hope (Uncovering Love, #3)
4.45
it was amazing
Lacey Shea has written a wonderful book #3 in her series. It was a thriller that will have you guessing right up to the end. A unique and heartfelt st ...more
Mar 24, 2016
Dec 26, 2015
 
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
3.89
liked it
I would have given the beginning of the book at least 4 stars, I loved how the audience was unsure about what was happening and how Jacob's character ...more
Oct 27, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
 
The Sister Queens
3.97
really liked it

The Sister Queens by Sophie Perinot is a wonderfully written historical fiction novel. The book tells the tale of two heiress sisters from a rich and
...more
Jul 18, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
 
Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope
4.09
really liked it
I do admire Gabby Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelley. It was a very tragic shooting, and the book does show how hard Gabby is working to recover fr ...more
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
 
L.I.A.
4.71
it was amazing
L.I.A. is a captivating story. It includes some mystery, romance and a bit of fantasy as well. The author introduces some great characters and they al ...more
Apr 11, 2016
Apr 09, 2016
 
Someday, Someday, Maybe
3.49
liked it
Someday, Someday, Maybe was a fun read. The story was told with good prose, a mix of charming characters and clichés, cute moments, bittersweet momen ...more
Jul 04, 2016
Jul 04, 2016
 
Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors (The History of England, #1)
3.96
liked it
"In Foundation, the chronicler of London and of its river, the Thames, takes us from the primeval forests of England's prehistory to the death, in 150 ...more
Jul 23, 2015
Jul 23, 2015
 
Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis
3.88
liked it
Illustrated with newly taken color photographs of the plane - the most precious artifact in the museum - and archival photographs of Lindbergh both f ...more
Apr 2015
Apr 01, 2015
 
The Train to Warsaw
3.52
it was ok
I felt the writing was very poor, as the author switched back and forth from each character without indicating who was now "speaking". I also thought ...more
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
 
Steve Jobs
4.10
liked it
The biography is well researched and easy to read (though long). It was interesting to me because I grew up watching technology transform, but never r ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
 
The City of Mirrors (The Passage, #3)
4.20
really liked it
Justin Cronin has written an amazing trilogy. The first book, The Passage was an emotional page turner for me. I was hooked on the series from then on ...more
Jun 08, 2016
Jun 08, 2016
 
Becoming Madame Mao
3.56
it was ok
The story line is intriguing and the idea of trying to put a "human face" on Madame Mao was interesting. However, the book failed to make the characte ...more
May 13, 2013
May 13, 2013
 
The Lady in the Tower (Queens of England, #4)
3.94
liked it
A historical fiction account of Anne Boleyn who married King Henry VII and eventually imprisoned in the Tower of LOndon and eventually beheaded.
Feb 06, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
 
What Alice Forgot
4.05
really liked it
Here's what Liane has to say about writing this book
I had always wanted to write a story about time travel but I found the logistics made my head expl
...more
Feb 28, 2015
Jan 25, 2015
 
Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII
4.09
really liked it
The book ‘Code Talker,’ tells the life story of Chester Nez, one of the original Navajo Code Talkers in World War II. Chester Nez grew up in Arizona a ...more
Mar 21, 2015
Mar 21, 2015
 
Edge of Eternity (The Century Trilogy, #3)
4.05
really liked it
Edge Of Eternity is the third and final work of historical fiction in Ken Follett's The Century Trilogy. Edge Of Eternity follows the lives of several ...more
Sep 27, 2014
Sep 23, 2014
 
Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)
4.00
liked it
I had heard good reviews about this book, however.. For me the romance between Juliette and Adam felt slightly contrived and all together too fast. I ...more
Apr 21, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
 
Norwegian by Night
3.90
liked it
"Eighty-two years old, and recently widowed, Sheldon Horowitz has grudgingly moved to Oslo, with his grand-daughter and her Norwegian husband. An ex-M ...more
Jun 15, 2015
May 20, 2015
 
Cry, the Beloved Country
3.87
it was amazing
"Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the t ...more
Jan 23, 2015
Jan 23, 2015
 
On the Jellicoe Road
4.14
really liked it
Congratulaions Printz winner. There are things in this book that just weren't feasible: the "war" was unneccesarry. Almost all the adults in this book ...more
Oct 08, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
 
Everything Is Illuminated
3.90
really liked it
I read this after reading Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and reviewers said they liked this book better. The book is different...told through th ...more
Oct 06, 2011
Oct 06, 2011
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