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Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood, #3)
3.82
liked it
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book as much as the first two, although I did have a few issues with it.

1. What kind of camp assigns a male and femal
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Apr 07, 2008
Jul 27, 2008
 
Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong - and What You Really Need to Know
4.25
really liked it
After becoming pregnant, I quickly learned that there are two types of pregnant women (ok, there are a lot more than this, but keep reading). The firs ...more
Jun 06, 2015
Apr 07, 2015
 
We
3.95
really liked it
The particular translation I read of this book was by Mirra Ginsburg, and is a somewhat older translation.

I really enjoyed this book. But then, I've o
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Dec 2007
Dec 30, 2007
 
The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People with Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life
4.22
really liked it
I picked up this book because it was recommended by the doctor who is helping keep up with the progress of my husband's grandfather's disease. He reco ...more
Mar 19, 2011
Oct 03, 2010
 
Born Guilty: Children of Nazi Families
3.81
really liked it
This was an absolutely amazing and eye-opening book. Basically, the author (a Jew) intereviewed many now-adult children of Nazi parents, or in one cas ...more
Dec 31, 2008
Jan 31, 2009
 
The Museum of Extraordinary Things
3.73
really liked it
The reviews of this book from other members of my book club were mixed. Some really loved it, others thought it was just too weird. When I first start ...more
Sep 12, 2015
May 02, 2014
 
The Night Circus
4.03
it was amazing
Oh man, I loved this book. It's going to give some good competition for my favorite book read in 2014. I'm sad that I waited so long to read it, but s ...more
Sep 03, 2014
Dec 26, 2013
 
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores
3.93
liked it
I picked up this book randomly from the library - it was nearby on a shelf when I got Twelfth Night and caught my attention. I picked a page at random ...more
Jan 2016
Jan 01, 2016
 
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
4.00
really liked it
This is the first in a trilogy of books that has been recommended to me many times over the years. But since I refuse to consider a series until it is ...more
Oct 04, 2015
Nov 15, 2010
 
The Girl with All the Gifts
3.93
it was amazing
I bought this book because it was recommended to me on Audible as something I'd like, and I read the description and it sounded really interesting! An ...more
Oct 29, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
 
Exodus
4.33
it was amazing
I loved this! Now I'm sad I put it off -- I was falling behind a bit during the week I was supposed to read this for my challenge, and since this book ...more
Sep 25, 2015
Sep 13, 2015
 
Dragon's Winter
3.48
liked it
This was an interesting book. I picked it up at the library while in search of a new fantasy author. I'd never heard of Lynn, but she had good recomme ...more
Jun 2007
Oct 18, 2007
 
Thimble Summer
3.71
did not like it
I did not care for this book. It was a Newberry winner, apparently, but... I dunno. There wasn't really a connecting plot through the whole story. Eac ...more
Feb 24, 2008
Mar 05, 2008
 
The American Black Chamber (Bluejacket Books)
4.03
really liked it
"The American Black Chamber" is a really interesting book about the organization that preceded today's National Security Agency (NSA) in the United St ...more
May 31, 2012
May 10, 2012
 
Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime (Junie B. Jones, #14)
4.04
liked it
One of the little girls who I brought to the zoo on Saturday had two Junie B. Jones books with her, and asked if I'd like to read one. I eagerly accep ...more
Sep 03, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
The Year of the Flood  (MaddAddam, #2)
4.05
really liked it
I enjoyed this second-in-a-trilogy book. It's pretty different from the first one, though. I was expecting to hear what happens next in the saga of Ji ...more
Oct 29, 2015
Sep 12, 2015
 
Still Life with Bread Crumbs
3.63
liked it
This book was recommended to me by a few of the ladies in my book club here on GoodReads when I mentioned I was looking for a good book with a "Q" aut ...more
Apr 25, 2015
Mar 21, 2015
 
Ready Player One
4.31
it was amazing
You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door...

This book was the top book I read in 2013, and has made my all-ti
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Sep 08, 2013
Oct 01, 2011
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.24
it was amazing
I am a sucker for dystopian fiction, so of course I fell in love with this book. The first few chapters had me worried -- I wasn't very excited about ...more
Jul 03, 2013
Dec 24, 2011
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.45
really liked it
Yes, I finally got around to reading this one.

Lots of thoughts. At the beginning, reading the prologue when some guy is attacked by some creatures, pr
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Apr 22, 2012
Sep 11, 2011
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.26
it was amazing
This is probably my favorite book that I read in 2013. You can see I went through it quickly. There were a ton of great ones in the last year, but thi ...more
Sep 02, 2013
Jan 18, 2012
 
Breaking the Code: A Father's Secret, a Daughter's Journey, and the Question That Changed Everything
3.42
really liked it
I saw this book on the GR First Reads giveways and was instantly intrigued and signed up for it. And then the next day, I was at the library, and it w ...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 01, 2011
 
It's Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel
4.05
it was ok
This book was... very busy. I guess that's appropriate because it's about five year olds. The words were written in a font that I didn't find easy to ...more
Apr 03, 2008
Jul 27, 2008
 
Rooftops of Tehran
4.03
really liked it
I read this book ages ago, but it's one of the ones where the review got lost in the shuffle. I liked it enough to keep it instead of donate it or tra ...more
Sep 13, 2013
Dec 05, 2011
 
Annihilation (Southern Reach, #1)
3.62
liked it
This book was really interesting. It sucked me in, I didn't want to put it down, and yet even when I finished reading it I am still not really sure wh ...more
Jun 05, 2015
May 25, 2015
 
The One I Left Behind
3.76
really liked it
This was the third book I've read by this author, and I've got to say I really like her work. Yes, there are a lot of similarities between the books i ...more
May 05, 2014
May 03, 2014
 
The Gate to Women's Country
4.07
it was amazing
This book was so much more than I was expecting! It came highly recommended by an online friend a few years ago but I kept putting it off, expecting i ...more
Jun 09, 2015
Mar 05, 2011
 
Roger Caras' Treasury Of Great Cat Stories
3.86
liked it
This was a wonderful collection of stories for anyone, even those who are not particularly excited about cats. Some of the stories are very cat-orient ...more
Jul 2007
Oct 18, 2007
 
Everything I Never Told You
3.78
really liked it
I went back and forth a lot between 3 and 4 stars for this book, but ultimately decided on 4 stars. I didn't LIKE it (and especially did not like the ...more
Aug 14, 2015
Apr 04, 2015
 
Habibi
4.04
really liked it
I went into this book having no idea what to expect. I'd seen it mentioned quite a bit in reviews and it seemed to have some controversial subject mat ...more
Aug 28, 2012
Sep 05, 2011
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