cover title author rating rating my rating review Down arrow read added
My Name Is Memory
really liked it
Waffled between 3 and 4 stars because of the ludicrous ending, but confirmed that it's the first of a trilogy. Phew. *Love* her writing. Must reserve ...more
not set
Jun 07, 2011
The Hate U Give
it was amazing
In the running for the best book I've read this year. Particularly important to read if you aren't yet convinced of the reality and importance behind ...more
Apr 23, 2017
Feb 07, 2017
The Scorpio Races
Perhaps someday I will feel like reading about scary horses from the sea who eat people. But today is not that day.
Dec 04, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Sisterhood Everlasting (Sisterhood, #5)
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Pretty much everything Ann Brashares writes is amazing... particularly the Sisterhood books. I love them so much. I want to go back ...more
Sep 04, 2011
Jun 04, 2011
What it Takes (Kowalski Family, #10)
really liked it
Perfect summer fluff, always fun to visit the Kowalski's. 😜
Jun 27, 2017
Jun 27, 2017
liked it
Netgalley advance read. I did appreciate the author's delving into that what-if question of finding a long-lost love homeless. And, of course, I enjoy ...more
Dec 12, 2016
Aug 22, 2016
The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing
really liked it
Great sewing resource for beginners, would like to own a copy and have on hand for reference. The pictures are fab for when you need to "see" a given ...more
May 30, 2012
May 20, 2012
I'd like to see more books on the shelves chronicling the transgender experience. It's an important story for us to hear. I'm thinking this book is on ...more
Sep 11, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
Grocery Gardening
really liked it
Great pictures and layout - kind of like looking at a webpage. Love that it addresses growing info for each plant individually.
Apr 16, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
liked it
**spoiler alert** I so badly wanted a successful romance in this story, even if it wasn't practical. I felt toward the second half that the story lack ...more
Oct 27, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
Ink in Water: An Illustrated Memoir (Or, How I Kicked Anorexia’s Ass and Embraced Body Positivity)
it was amazing
Wow. Lacy's words paired with Kett's art create a devastating but hopeful story of human experience with an eating disorder, shame, addiction, and (ne ...more
Oct 16, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Overbite (Insatiable, #2)
liked it
Pretty disappointing follow-up to the first book, Insatiable. I feel like Meg Cabot must have raced to finish the book, and her editors raced even fas ...more
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 16, 2014
Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Accessible science writing can be a lot of fun, but was *meh* on the narrative voice. Fish once crawled on land! And they had necks! And humans have n ...more
Jul 19, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
Ashes (Ashes Trilogy, #1)
Was hoping I could temporarily hang up my steadfast aversion to zombies, but sadly could not. Until they came into play, I was very hooked in to the s ...more
May 03, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
I'm sure it's amazing. But I couldn't handle it - way. too. intense. #thankyouverymuch
not set
Sep 20, 2011
Winter Days in the Big Woods
This book literally landed at my feet in the library today. I love that it exists.
not set
Jan 24, 2012
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
liked it
It might have the same plot as Twilight, except with angels instead of vampires. But that's not a dealbreaker.
May 06, 2011
May 01, 2011
Adulthood Is a Myth (Sarah's Scribbles, #1)
it was amazing
It's like my soul, in cartoon form.
Apr 22, 2016
Apr 22, 2016
The Princess Diaries (The Princess Diaries, #1)
really liked it
Yep. Read 'em all, liked 'em all. #unashamed
not set
Jun 07, 2011
Catholic Mom 24-7: Daily Meditations for Busy Mothers
Yes, I'm a dork. But it sounds oddly helpful?
not set
Mar 29, 2011
Every Exquisite Thing
it was amazing
I mean...this book. This book gets me.
Jul 23, 2017
Jul 17, 2017
Am up for a cancer story only once in a blue moon. Even if it ends well - excruciating.
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
Jim Henson's Tale of Sand
liked it
Objectively, the art was terrific and the project itself fascinating. But, this just wasn't my bag.
May 08, 2017
Apr 19, 2017
Revolutionary Road
Had to put it away for now. The writing is great, but Frank and April are sort of horrible. Maybe Kate Winslet can sway me back.
not set
Mar 24, 2011
Passion (Fallen, #3)
really liked it
The most fast-paced of the three. Zoomed through. And am now in state of despair as fourth and final book is not out until later this year.
Jan 17, 2012
Dec 23, 2011
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)
really liked it
Five pages in and I'm already hooked...

Supernatural YA meets the South. Good, good stuff.
Apr 15, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
The Black Sheep
Meh...a little too young, younger than my usual adult fare. Maybe I'll read it with Kaleigh someday. :)
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
Introvert Doodles: An Illustrated Collection of Life's Awkward Moments
it was amazing
So perfect, funny, and good! I relate to so very much of Marzi's perspective. And internally squee with joy at each new brilliant addition to the empo ...more
Dec 25, 2016
Sep 15, 2016
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
it was amazing
I love you a million times more now, Trevor Noah. Through his captivating recount of growing up in South Africa, we gain insight not only into Trevor' ...more
Feb 17, 2017
Nov 19, 2016
Destined (House of Night, #9)
And thusly my affair with the House of Night has ended. The authors are making it up as they go along, and the overall design has become too unwieldy, ...more
May 15, 2012
Apr 03, 2011
Rss infinite
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 68 69