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Grounded (Windy City Neighbors #1)
4.09
liked it
Review originally posted at The Book Babe.

Grace Meredith's life couldn't get better. She has a successful career as a Christian pop star, she's engage
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May 03, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
 
Tribulation Force (Left Behind, #2)
3.94
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book like the first one. There were a few things that annoyed me though.

1. Rayford and Chloe's relationship. It didn't seem beli
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Jan 09, 2013
Jan 05, 2013
 
Grange House
3.38
did not like it
Finally, finally, FINALLY DONE!!! So glad to be finished with this book. No disrespect to the author, but this book was horrible. It was so long and d ...more
Nov 03, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
 
A Tale for the Time Being
3.98
it was amazing
"It made me feel sad when I caught myself pretending that everybody out there in cyberspace cared about what I thought, when really nobody gives a shi ...more
Feb 03, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
 
The Cost of Love and Sanity
3.41
really liked it
The Cost of Love and Sanity is the story of a professional career woman who succeeds in every part of her life and has everything she wants... except ...more
Feb 09, 2014
Feb 04, 2014
 
Best Friends (Sweet Valley Twins, #1)
3.86
really liked it
This book was written the year I was born :o Crazyyy. What's even crazier is that it's still totally relatable today. It turns out in the past 27 year ...more
Dec 29, 2013
Dec 29, 2013
 
"Daisuki." (Ren'Ai Rensai, #1)
3.75
it was amazing
I've been wanting to read Daisuki for quite a while now. I kept putting it off because I went through a spell of trying to only read wholesome and/or ...more
Oct 23, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
 
The Long Way Home (Family Tree, #2)
3.71
liked it
This is the second book in Ann M. Martin's Family Tree series. I loved the first book. The second book... eh, it didn't really live up to Better To Wi ...more
Jan 02, 2014
Jan 01, 2014
 
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency  (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #1)
3.75
liked it
At first, I didn't really know what to think about this book. The first part of the book really didn't have much to do with detecting. I was a little ...more
Mar 30, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
 
Unexplained Fevers
4.25
really liked it
As I've said before I don't really know the proper way to review poetry. I can say that I could see people who don't typically read poetry enjoying th ...more
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 09, 2013
 
Trouble in Store
3.88
really liked it
Trouble in Store is the story of Melanie who is an Ohio governess with a very tricky child under her care. After an accident which she is blamed for, ...more
May 19, 2013
May 17, 2013
 
Kirsten's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls: Kirsten, #3)
4.01
really liked it
Review from The Book Babe.

Kirsten has always been one of my favorite American Girls. I've always had a soft-spot for anything Swedish and Kirsten and
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Dec 08, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
The Weight of Silence
3.93
it was amazing
Mini Review:

This book first came on my radar several years ago when I was on in Border's while in between shifts at a restaurant where I was working.
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Jan 24, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Better to Wish (Family Tree, #1)
3.85
it was amazing
Review orginally posted at The Book Babe, HERE.

Better To Wish is the latest book in a new series from author Ann M. Martin. Most young women will reme
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May 12, 2013
May 09, 2013
 
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
3.81
really liked it
Flavia de Luce is my new favorite sleuth! This British 11-year-old is brainy and witty. She's a chemist with a soft spot for poison and she is perfect ...more
Jan 10, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
 
A Small Town Thanksgiving (Forever, Texas, #8)
3.82
really liked it
When ghostwriter Samantha takes a job in the small town of Forever, Texas the last thing she expects is to find love. She especially doesn't expect to ...more
Nov 22, 2013
Nov 19, 2013
 
Ten Kids, No Pets
3.89
really liked it
As you might already know if you've been following my Throwback Thursday posts, I'm a BIG Ann M. Martin fan. I love her books. I remember reading this ...more
Dec 26, 2013
Dec 25, 2013
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.90
really liked it
Where'd You Go, Bernadette is probably one of the most hilarious fictional books I've read thus far. It's hard to describe this book in a few sentence ...more
Nov 06, 2013
Nov 04, 2013
 
A Gift Upon the Shore
3.88
really liked it
The only problem I had with this book is how Christian were portrayed. Just because you're a Christian (or any other religion) doesn't mean that you h ...more
Dec 12, 2012
Dec 05, 2012
 
In Turkey I Am Beautiful
3.30
really liked it
In Turkey I Am Beautiful is the travel memoir of Brenda Shanahan about his year spent traveling Turkey, including the obscure and often scary eastern ...more
Jun 18, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
 
The Road
3.95
it was ok
In depth review: http://amandathebookbabe.blogspot.com...

Really Oprah? You really liked this book? That's interesting, I didn't think it was that grea
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Jan 23, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
 
The Heiress of Winterwood (Whispers on the Moors, #1)
3.76
really liked it
When Amelia Barrett's best friend dies shortly after giving birth, Amelia pledges to never leave the baby and to always be there for her. Complication ...more
May 25, 2013
May 22, 2013
 
In a Blink
4.06
really liked it
In a Blink is the story of four friends who are playing one day, when they are accidentally sent to Never Land. Never Land is a magical place filled w ...more
Jul 02, 2013
Jun 29, 2013
 
A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620 (Dear America)
3.61
it was ok
A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple (Mayflower, 1620) is the story of a young pilgrim girl making her way across the At ...more
Nov 23, 2013
Nov 23, 2013
 
Taylor's Gift: A Courageous Story of Giving Life and Renewing Hope
4.42
really liked it
Taylor's Gift is the story of the Storch family and most importantly their teenage daughter, Taylor. During a family trip taken spring break, Taylor p ...more
Jun 23, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
 
Meet Addy: An American Girl (American Girls: Addy, #1)
4.02
it was amazing
I probably don't have to describe Addy's story, as she is a classic American Girl, but I will go ahead and talk about her amazing story for any newcom ...more
Jun 28, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
 
Alas, Babylon
4.07
really liked it
Being a native Floridian I really enjoyed this book. This isn't my average reading genre. I typically read books with female main characters and sans ...more
Jan 2013
Dec 27, 2012
 
Geek Love
3.98
did not like it
This book was horrible. It was boring yet disturbing, sick, and twisted all at the same time. The characters were the most unlikable characters I've e ...more
not set
Mar 15, 2012
 
Mary Anne Saves the Day (The Baby-Sitters Club, #4)
3.71
really liked it
I've always been relatively disinterested in Mary Anne, one of the more boring members of The BSC... or so I thought. I don't recall reading any of he ...more
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
 
Baby-sitters' Christmas Chiller (Baby-Sitters Club Super Mystery, #4)
3.72
really liked it
Review from The Book Babe.

I love Ann M. Martin. She is definitely one of my favorite authors. I still look forward to her new books that come out as a
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Dec 05, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
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