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Summer Island
3.98
really liked it
I waver between 4 and 5 stars on this one, but ultimately choose 5 because the story was wonderful, the character development was splendid and the sto ...more
Jul 18, 2012
Oct 16, 2011
 
Little Girl Lost
3.62
really liked it
In terms of true crime, this was a really well researched, really well written book. Normally, I am not a fan of true crime authors over editorializin ...more
Dec 11, 2012
Dec 09, 2012
 
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
3.60
really liked it
It has taken me days to sit down to write this review and I am still torn. looking at the reviews it seems that I am not the only one. This is one of ...more
Dec 31, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine, #1)
3.89
it was amazing
Again, i find myself wavering between 4 and 5. this was a phenomenal book, not quite what i expected, and i couldn't seem to put it down.

A 16 year ol
...more
Jul 19, 2012
Aug 29, 2011
 
Becoming Sister Wives: The Story of an Unconventional Marriage
3.23
really liked it
This was a good read. took less than 24 hours and the individual voices really sucked me in. The writing quality was not stellar, but their true voice ...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
Think No Evil: Inside the Story of the Amish Schoolhouse Shooting...and Beyond
3.99
really liked it
This was a decent enough book, chronicling the Nickel Mines Amish schoolhouse shooting of October 2006. I had previously read books about the same sub ...more
Nov 05, 2012
Nov 05, 2012
 
Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches
3.93
it was amazing
assigned for school and i actually really liked it. so much so, that when i realized that it was on the required reading list for a second semester in ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Oct 20, 2011
 
All I Ever Wanted
3.98
it was ok
i wanted to like this book, yet I struggled with it. As a new englander, i found her descriptions of the Vermont scenery quite accurate, however the o ...more
Jul 23, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
 
Breaking Her Fall
3.37
it was amazing
This book was fantastic. Normally, I plow through books so quickly hoping to get to the end and see how the author resolved the issues that they posed ...more
Dec 06, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
 
Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple, #1)
4.03
did not like it
there was a time when i used to love agatha christie books. apparently this ship has sailed. I couldnt get into this book right from the start, and ab ...more
Jul 16, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
 
The Lenses of Gender: Transforming the Debate on Sexual Inequality
3.96
really liked it
this book was well thought out, well planned, well researched and well executed. instead of looking at male/female relations through the lenses of and ...more
Jun 13, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
The Bookseller of Kabul
3.76
liked it
I wanted to like this book. I desperately, wholeheartedly wanted to like this book. But as I read it, I found myself flipping forward to count pages l ...more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 12, 2012
 
Little Book of Restorative Justice: A Bestselling Book By One Of The Founders Of The Movement
4.00
really liked it
brief, but good. for a book to fall into the "little book" series, they must be short and gloss over many things...
i appreciated the general overview,
...more
May 13, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
A Descent Into Hell
3.90
really liked it
well written, well researched true crime book. wished that both perpetrators or the families of the perpetrators had contributed to the creation of th ...more
Nov 29, 2012
Nov 27, 2012
 
A Soft Place to Land
3.16
really liked it
**spoiler alert** this was a good vacation read. i enjoyed the character development, and i really liked the fact that the author was able to weave cu ...more
Apr 14, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
Lone Wolf
3.67
liked it
I am normally a big fan of Jodi Picoult but this book really left me feeling let down. It was predictable, and the plot was nowhere near as complicate ...more
Apr 20, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities
3.16
liked it
Robbins has a keen writing style that sucks the reader in... but unlike her other books, i got to the end to realize that i had not learned anything n ...more
Jan 18, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4)
4.19
really liked it
this is more of a 3.5 out of 5, definitely not a full 4 but not worthy of a 3 either...

the more i read of this series, the more and more i like the ch
...more
May 29, 2012
May 18, 2012
 
Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports (Maximum Ride, #3)
4.16
really liked it
Have I mentioned how much I absolutely adore these characters?

I was on the fence after having read the first book in this series. I was in love with
...more
Oct 04, 2012
Sep 05, 2011
 
Why Kids Kill: Inside the Minds of School Shooters
3.87
liked it
In 2009, for a masters level course on research design, i designed a research project to combine qualitative and quantitative methods to research how ...more
Aug 17, 2012
Jul 21, 2011
 
I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
3.79
really liked it
What an IMPORTANT book. for some reasons i wanted to rate this book much higher than i did, and for others i wanted to rate it much lower.

this book is
...more
Aug 05, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
School's Out—Forever (Maximum Ride, #2)
4.16
really liked it
I was on the fence after having read the first book in this series. I was in love with the characters and the premise, but by the end of the book, I w ...more
Oct 2012
Sep 05, 2011
 
11/22/63
4.29
it was amazing
This book was absolutely phenomenal. I wont go into a synopsis here, because you can read other reviews for that....

what i do want to say is this: nev
...more
Aug 2012
Dec 22, 2011
 
Daddy's Little Earner
4.00
it was amazing
how do you rate a memoir that is so wonderfully written and which allows the author's true self to come through with every sentence, yet is so disturb ...more
Nov 16, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
 
The Gate to Women's Country
4.07
it was amazing
I have never gotten to the end of a book and been so completely mind-fucked! what could i say about a book that was this phenomenal, which made me que ...more
Jun 22, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 08: Made to Suffer
4.47
really liked it
Good. Kirkman did not let me down, but i did have some concerns. in previous volumes the violence was toned down so that the real story was in the rel ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 26, 2012
 
Restorative Justice Dialogue: An Essential Guide for Research and Practice
4.29
it was amazing
I gave this book 5 stars because it was an incredibly informative fast read about the RJ process and different types of RJ programs. My biggest concer ...more
Jun 05, 2012
Jun 01, 2012
 
Circle in the Square: : Building Community and Repairing Harm in School
3.62
really liked it
this was a decent comprehensive qualitative approach to restorative justice in the schools. This book might be valuable to anyone seeking to alter the ...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
 
Peacemaking Circles: From Crime to Community
4.30
it was amazing
I loved this book, found it to be incredibly inspirational and thought provoking. I've heard people say that Circles and Restorative Justice doesn't w ...more
May 22, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride, #1)
4.08
really liked it
What a great story!
I had heard such great things about this book... and while i loved the story, i have to admit that the writing is a bit remedial a
...more
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 05, 2011
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