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Grits (Girls Raised in the South) Guide to Life
3.79
it was amazing
I picked this book up at a rummage sale. I don't know why, it just grabbed my interest for some reason. I think deep down I've always wanted to live i ...more
May 2010
May 18, 2010
 
The Guardian Angel's Journal
3.88
it was amazing
The book grabs your attention right away. Starting with Ruth's wakening to being an angel. The rules are explained to Ruth, which is her new name inst ...more
Sep 14, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
 
Dreams In The Golden Country: the Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl, New York City, 1903 (Dear America Series)
3.86
it was amazing
This book is written like a diary. Zipporah is the one doing the talking. She is 10 years old when her family immigrates from Russia to America. She k ...more
Jun 20, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
Alias Grace
3.97
it was amazing
"Alias Grace" by Margaret Atwood
(from the inside flap)
In the astonishing new novel by the author of the bestsellers The Robber Bride, Cat's Eye, and T
...more
not set
Sep 07, 2009
 
Gardens of Grief
4.41
it was amazing
I didn't even know about this happening in history. The genocide of Armenian's. This book follows John Lourdes, an agent with the Bureau of Investigat ...more
Apr 10, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
A Plague of Unicorns
3.44
it was amazing
This is another example of Junior Fiction from my library. Wonderful book and it has some great illustrations. Any child would love to read this book ...more
Aug 22, 2015
Aug 21, 2015
 
The Westhampton Leisure Hour and Supper Club
3.82
really liked it
This is a book I received free from Jocelyn Kelley of Kelley& Hall book publicity for my honest review. I was not compensated in any way for my re ...more
Nov 14, 2015
Nov 15, 2015
 
Everlasting
3.53
it was amazing
"Everlasting" by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
(from the back cover)

Handsome and kind--a black-haired Scotsman with vivid blue eyes--Raven Seabern is an emissa
...more
not set
May 10, 2009
 
City of God
3.40
"City of God" by E. L. Doctorow
(from inside flap)
In his workbook, a New York city novelist records the contents of his teeming brain--sketches for sto
...more
not set
Feb 04, 2011
 
A Time To Dance (My America: Virginia's Civil War Diary, #3)
4.01
it was amazing
Ever wonder what happened after the Civil War is over? How people get on with their lives? This book is all about that. Ginny is telling the story thr ...more
Nov 10, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
 
Washington Through a Purple Veil: Memoirs of a Southern Woman
3.84
it was amazing
This was a very enlightening book for me. I never realized all the intricate things a politician goes through once they are in office. Not to mention ...more
Apr 28, 2016
Apr 16, 2016
 
Haunted Echoes
4.43
it was amazing
Well, this was a fast read. I finished this book in a few hours. But I had to stop. I was reading late into the night and I kept hearing things. LOL I ...more
Mar 11, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone, #1)
3.72
it was amazing
This book is called Junior Fiction. Even though it's aimed at younger children, it is still a great book. I never knew John Grisham wrote children's b ...more
Feb 08, 2015
May 10, 2015
 
The Midwife of Hope River
4.00
it was amazing
As usual I read the second book before the first book. This is the first book of the Hope River books by Patricia Harman. The Reluctant Mid Wife was t ...more
May 23, 2015
May 21, 2015
 
Stand Your Ground ( A Comedy of How to Game the Law)
4.29
really liked it
This book follows Roy LaHood and Lawton Gibbs after they get out of prison. The were called the 4 minute cat burglars. They have gone home to family a ...more
Feb 14, 2016
Jan 30, 2016
 
Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America
3.90
it was amazing
I had heard about this for years as I was growing up. The lynching of two black teenagers. But had never heard all the story, just about the hanging o ...more
Feb 08, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
Fire Storm (Young Sherlock Holmes, #4)
4.14
it was amazing
As usual I started a series in the wrong place. Now I have to go back to the beginning. But this is also a really good Stand Alone book. If you love a ...more
Oct 20, 2016
Oct 06, 2016
 
The Trouble With Lacy Brown (Mule Hollow, #1)
4.30
it was amazing
I really enjoyed reading this book. Sometimes hilarious, other times sad. The emotions coming out of this book is very provoking. Lacy is on a mission ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
Behind the Yellow Tape: On the Road with Some of America's Hardest Working Crime Scene Investigators
3.30
it was amazing
Do you watch the CSI shows on t.v.? I do and I am a true addict of crime shows. My hubby asks why I watch the gory things. It's not so much the blood ...more
Jun 27, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
Velva Jean Learns to Fly (Velva Jean, #2)
4.06
it was amazing
This is the second book about Velva Jean. I read Velva Jean Learns to Drive a few years ago. Really liked the book and this one is just as good. Velva ...more
Feb 26, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
How I Found the Strong
3.83
it was amazing
This book was really fast read. It is set up like a diary. Shanks(Frank) is telling the story. He's 10 years old when he starts the story. His father ...more
Sep 28, 2011
Sep 28, 2011
 
More Than Rivals: A Championship Game and a Friendship That Moved a Town Beyond Black and White
4.26
it was amazing
This is my book club choice for August. I'm not really too fond of reading books on sports, but this book is more than sports. It's about two boys, on ...more
Aug 24, 2016
Aug 14, 2016
 
The Misfit (The Charleston Years #1)
4.22
it was amazing
I loved reading the story of Austin Hutchinson, an 11-year-old boy, who has spent his life traveling with his abolitionist parents. But his mother has ...more
Oct 18, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
The True Adventures of Charley Darwin
3.51
it was amazing
I've always thought of Charles Darwin as an old man with grey hair and a beard. But this book gives you a bird's eye view into the young Charley Darwi ...more
Aug 25, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1)
3.82
it was amazing
I read this book a long time ago, but couldn't remember any of it except for the last chapter. Since I'm trying to read the Alphabet series, I wanted ...more
Jun 03, 2017
Apr 28, 2008
 
Silas Marner
3.60
it was amazing
I'm not really fond of reading the classics. But I've decided to read some this year. I really liked this one. Silas is such a gentle soul that has b ...more
Jul 04, 2016
Jun 13, 2016
 
Now You See Him
3.06
it was amazing
I've had this book on my book shelves for a while. Just never got around to reading it. This is also a new author for me. I'll be reading this author ...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 09, 2011
 
Miss Hildreth Wore Brown:  Anecdotes of a Southern Belle
3.72
it was amazing
I loved reading this book! Ii's like taking a stroll through someone's memory book. I could really envision myself right there with her. My favorite s ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
The Land of Decoration
3.60
it was amazing
This was a very gripping book. I could hardly put it down. I wanted to find out what happened to Judith and her father. If she could fix all the troub ...more
Aug 21, 2012
Jan 16, 2015
 
Frankenstein
3.75
it was amazing
If you have seen any of the Frankenstein movies, old or new, you are missing out on lots by not reading the book. The book is totally different from t ...more
Feb 10, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
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