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Thirty-Two Going on Spinster
it was ok
Julia is convinced that she is a spinster, but then, a new guy starts at work and suddenly her life changes.

Yeah, that's pretty much how the book goe
Oct 11, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
Garden Spells (Waverley Family, #1)
it was amazing
Claire and Sydney are the Waverly sisters. They grew up being seen as odd because of their family’s talent for magic. Claire has embraced her talents ...more
Aug 2011
Jun 12, 2011
Fallen Angels
liked it
I vaguely remember reading this book in 6th grade and being shocked because of all the cuss words. That is all I remember about it.

Rereading it now, I
Jan 17, 2012
Dec 09, 2011
P.S. I Love You
liked it
This book was just so-so. After all of the hype, I think I was expecting a bit more. There were some incredibly sweet parts, and some really depressin ...more
Sep 17, 2010
May 04, 2010
The Girl Who Chased the Moon
really liked it
I love the writing style, and the blatant and sometimes hidden magic. The characters in this one were very memorable. I was really craving BBQ while I ...more
Feb 18, 2018
Jan 15, 2014
Jun 25, 2013
Big Stone Gap (Big Stone Gap, #1)
really liked it
My rating stands up to my 2006 reading. Reading this when my age is the same as Ave Maria's definitely gave me a different perspective.
Apr 16, 2017
May 2006
Oct 27, 2007
The Pleasure of My Company
really liked it
Daniel is a little strange. His obsessive and compulsive behavior made it impossible for him to live a normal life. He has a crush on the realtor who ...more
Oct 19, 2008
Aug 31, 2008
Island of the Sequined Love Nun
really liked it
This is the Christopher Moore style that I love! This book was funny, quirky, ridiculous, and totally enjoyable. My first introduction to Tucker Case ...more
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
liked it
Normally, I wouldn't have picked this book up, but since I am doing adult book club this month, I had no choice.
It was ok. It made me glad that I don
Nov 20, 2013
Nov 06, 2013
The Heist (Fox and O'Hare, #1)
liked it
This read like the TV show White Collar. It was good, but not great. The attraction between Fox and O'Hare wasn't believable. The rest of the story wa ...more
Dec 14, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
it was ok
This book was just ok. The main character wasn't very likable, and he doesn't get any better or learn anything by the end. I guess it just didn't seem ...more
Jun 21, 2010
Jun 16, 2010
really liked it
So funny! I love Christopher's writing style. I've never read King Lear, but turning it in to a black comedy was brilliant. (The audio book is great a ...more
Sep 03, 2009
Aug 25, 2009
Solomon vs. Lord (Solomon vs. Lord, #1)
it was amazing
I loved this book. It was a great story. Romance, murder, puzzles, awesome food descriptions that made me hungry, and character development. I can't w ...more
Oct 2010
Sep 19, 2010
The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing
did not like it
I just don't get the appeal of this book. There were a couple of chapters that had nothing to do with the rest of the book, and I'm lost as to why the ...more
Oct 21, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
Agnes and the Hitman
really liked it
The only downfall to this book was that I had a hard time keeping track of all of the characters. Other than that, I thought the book was really funny ...more
Sep 20, 2009
Aug 30, 2009
The Sugar Queen
really liked it
I liked this book almost as much as Garden Spells. I loved that books follow one of the characters around. I wish books followed me. That would be so ...more
Dec 21, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
The Book of Joe
really liked it
I am really enjoying this author. I liked this book even more than the last one that I read by him.
Sep 23, 2010
Sep 05, 2010
A Long Way Down
really liked it
I really liked this book. It is morbidly funny. There were parts when I laughed out loud, and parts that were thought provokingly sad. I could sympath ...more
Feb 26, 2008
Feb 23, 2008
Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings
really liked it
Another absurd (in a good Moore way) book. Nathan Quinn has been studying humpback whales for a long time. His life's goal is to know why they sing. A ...more
Oct 31, 2009
Aug 27, 2009
First Frost (Waverley Family, #2)
really liked it
I loved the Waverly sisters in Garden Spells. Now it's 10 years later, and we see how the time before the first frost affects the whole family.
Jan 26, 2015
Sep 10, 2014
This is Where I Leave You
really liked it
This book was somewhere in between the show Brothers and Sisters and a BBC comedy. Very dry humor, but parts of it ring true. It makes you grateful fo ...more
Sep 2010
Jul 17, 2010
The Shipping News
really liked it
A very powerful book. I read it for school, and I'm glad I did. Annie has such a unique writing style in this book. You feel sorry for the main charac ...more
Mar 2004
Oct 27, 2007
Crazy For You
liked it
It wasn't my favorite of her books (Faking It), but it was still funny. I just don't think that suspense is her genre, and it seemed a little forced. ...more
Mar 02, 2008
Mar 01, 2008
The Thirteenth Tale
liked it
This was such a strange book! It was a little slow in parts, but I'm glad I read it. There are quite a few plot twists that keep you reading. I recomm ...more
Dec 2006
Oct 15, 2007
Lost Lake (Lost Lake, #1)
really liked it
This book was just like her other books, and I mean that in the best way possible. I love how whimsical the stories are without them feeling contrived ...more
Jun 21, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
it was ok
This book was recommended to me by several people, and while it was an interesting concept, I didn't find it a great read. It was just okay.
Mar 2007
Oct 15, 2007
The Secret Life of Bees
really liked it
This book was recommended to me by my aunt before a lot of the hype. I really enjoyed it. It is a very sweet story in its own way.
Jan 2004
Jan 14, 2008
How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship & Musical Theater (Edward Zanni, #1)
it was amazing
A nice, slightly strange, and hilarious coming of age story. You just have to read it to understand.
Sep 2006
Oct 27, 2007
What the Lady Wants
liked it
Very fluffy and predictable, but I love Crusie's writing style. Not a thinking book, but a decent read.
Nov 2007
Nov 06, 2007
84, Charing Cross Road
it was ok
It just didn't do much for me. I did like it when Frank finally loosened up a bit.
Oct 11, 2010
Aug 06, 2010
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