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Lost in the Barrens
3.95
liked it
This was okay. I never read it as a kid and probably would have enjoyed it more at that time. I found Jamie to be kind of an annoying character, pushi ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Aug 03, 2010
 
Who Has Seen the Wind
3.85
liked it
I finally read this after bailing on it in grade 9 English almost 3 decades ago (what I recall is that I was bored by it, but it could be I was turned ...more
Mar 29, 2014
Aug 02, 2010
 
Street of Riches
3.74
really liked it
It's no wonder that Roy is such a favourite author for Canadians, francophone and anglophone alike. Back to her home in more than one sense after the ...more
Mar 24, 2015
Aug 02, 2010
 
Great Expectations
3.76
it was amazing
My 2005 review:
As with every book I've read by Dickens, I enjoyed it very much. Though I have to say, for a Dickensian protaganist, Pip was decidedly
...more
Aug 2005
Dec 08, 2013
 
Emily Climbs
4.14
really liked it
I thought I wouldn't care for this overly much (i.e. I thought I'd like it just okay), but it turned out that I did. Yes, I'm about to do the obligato ...more
Jul 30, 2012
Aug 02, 2010
 
Grain
3.40
liked it
The latest of the prairie settler novels of the mid-1920s, but with such a focus on new machinery and the far-away background noise of the First World ...more
Feb 27, 2013
Aug 02, 2010
 
A Separate Peace
3.56
liked it
My very short review from 2005: "This book was good but I wasn't blown away by it or anything. The final couple of pages were a little flat."
May 20, 2005
Dec 02, 2011
 
Ancient Lineage and Other Stories
4.09
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this collection of mostly-20's/Depression-era stories by Callaghan. These stories are at the opposite end of the scale from Alist ...more
Aug 31, 2014
Sep 21, 2013
 
To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill A Mockingbird #1)
4.26
it was amazing
My review from BookCrossing:

I have to agree with all those people who loved this book. I did too. In such a short time, I came to love the characters.
...more
Jun 04, 2005
Mar 24, 2013
 
What the Body Remembers
3.91
it was amazing
Excellent book. Wonderful descriptive language. Dialogue was amazing. I couldn't put the book down and read the final third to the end without stoppin ...more
Jun 20, 2005
Mar 24, 2013
 
Under the Ribs of Death
3.17
liked it
Another novel about a young, unsympathetic boy becoming a grown up asshole. Okay, maybe I'm a little tired of the trope in mid-twentieth century Canad ...more
Jul 09, 2015
Aug 02, 2010
 
Emily's Quest
4.11
liked it
Not nearly as enjoyable as previous two. More to come.
Mar 11, 2013
Aug 02, 2010
 
A Mixture of Frailties: Salterton Trilogy, Book 3
4.15
really liked it
Enjoyed this one. Longer review to come.
Feb 19, 2012
Jan 08, 2011
 
Crackpot
3.78
really liked it
Review to come.
Feb 13, 2012
Aug 02, 2010
 
Emily of New Moon
4.09
liked it
Review tomorrow.
Apr 21, 2012
Aug 02, 2010
 
Hetty Dorval
3.57
liked it
None
Mar 2014
Aug 02, 2010
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