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1st to Die (Women's Murder Club, #1)
4.06
it was ok
Am I the only one that thinks that "Women's Murder Club" sounds not only hokey but juvenile and begging mockery?

The story: a psycho serial killer begi
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Mar 17, 2008
Mar 18, 2008
 
The Uncommon Reader
3.81
it was amazing
Oh wow. If I could give this book six stars, or heck, even ten, I would. It is so great--there's a lot of subtlety in here that Readers' Advisory libr ...more
not set
Dec 21, 2007
 
My Ántonia (Great Plains Trilogy, #3)
3.77
it was amazing
When I first arrived in Indiana in August 2004, I didn't know what I was expecting. My ancestors had first arrived in that Midwestern state in 1820, ...more
Sep 2006
May 25, 2007
 
The Last Runaway
3.78
it was amazing
Simply put, this is one of the BEST historical novels I have ever read.

The plot: After being jilted by her fiance in England, Quaker woman Honor Brigh
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Jan 28, 2013
Feb 05, 2013
 
Free for All: Oddballs, Geeks, and Gangstas in the Public Library
3.51
it was amazing
I've never met the author of this book; never been to his library, never even heard of him, but I am willing to swear to his honesty and authenticity: ...more
Feb 12, 2008
Feb 12, 2008
 
The Constant Princess (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #6)
3.89
really liked it
If King Henry VIII's wives have any consolation, it is that they are remembered and honored far more in death than they were in life--there were six w ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 29, 2008
 
The Friday Night Knitting Club (Friday Night Knitting Club, #1)
3.41
did not like it
Oh dear. That's several hours of my life I will never get back.

The plot: Georgia Walker owns a knitting-yarn store in New York City. Between her and h
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Apr 2008
Apr 24, 2008
 
Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
3.42
did not like it
To me, historical fiction is like a Chinese buffet--for the most part, I will devour it. And sometimes it will be really, really enjoyable; usually it ...more
Jul 12, 2013
May 15, 2013
 
The Favored Queen
3.50
did not like it
Do yourself a favor and don't read this book. A nice alternative would be Plain Jane: a novel of Jane Seymour (Jun 2006), by Laurien Gardner. Although ...more
Oct 19, 2011
Oct 20, 2011
 
The Jester
3.79
did not like it
I think the nicest thing I can say about this book--and possibly all of Patterson's books--is that it would be an excellent book for adult learners (e ...more
May 2008
May 07, 2008
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