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The Secret (The Secret, #1)
3.62
did not like it
God, I am so sick of The Secret. I just can't understand why everyone is so enthralled with it. That book is at the top of every bestseller list and i ...more
Jan 2006
May 12, 2008
 
Vinegar Hill
3.36
it was ok
What is it with Oprah? Really. I don't always know when I'm reading an Oprah book (I come into possession of a lot of books with no covers somehow), b ...more
Apr 2000
May 27, 2008
 
Celeste (Gemini, #1)
3.70
did not like it
Seriously. This guy has got to quit writing this crap. If he's going to continue writing it, he should use his own name. This more recent stuff bears ...more
Jan 2005
May 13, 2008
 
Dawn (Cutler, #1)
3.87
it was ok
This whole series could be great. It has all the elements: mystery, deceit, betrayal. Unfortunately, it was written by Andrew Neiderman, the person An ...more
not set
May 13, 2008
 
The Talisman (The Talisman, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
My only problem with this book is that I can totally tell which lines were penned by the pretentious and long winded (yes, even compared to Stephen Ki ...more
Dec 2001
May 01, 2008
 
Second Glance
3.79
really liked it
I really like Jodi Picoult, but the problem with reading many books by one author is that you start to recognize certain patterns and be able to predi ...more
Jan 14, 2009
Jan 14, 2009
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.95
liked it
First, I want to say this was a very creative and interesting book. The author had a lot to keep track of and I think she did a fine job of it. My pro ...more
May 23, 2008
May 08, 2008
 
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
3.67
did not like it
This is the worst smut I've ever read. And I've read some pretty bad smut. These people are actually the worst. Ana meets this guy who is a TOTAL ASSH ...more
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 11, 2013
 
Music in the Night (Logan, #4)
3.83
did not like it
**spoiler alert** This book is pretty bad, as are all the other books that were written after Andrews died. What makes this one stand out as being one ...more
Jan 1995
Jan 14, 2009
 
The Basic Eight
3.85
it was amazing
As soon as I finished this book I turned back to the beginning and read it again. I loved it. It has all the silliness of A Series of Unfortunate Even ...more
Sep 2007
Dec 31, 2007
 
Power in the Blood
4.05
it was amazing
I love a book that stretches across decades and sweeps from one side of the country to the other. I love reading about characters and events that seem ...more
Jan 1995
May 06, 2008
 
Star Trek Book of Opposites
4.29
it was amazing
Best book ever, for real.
not set
Oct 25, 2011
 
If He Had Been with Me
4.11
it was amazing
So, full disclosure: Laura Nowlin is a friend of mine. I bought this book and started reading it because she's a friend of mine, but I stayed up until ...more
Aug 02, 2015
Jul 30, 2015
 
Sisterland
3.35
really liked it
Curtis Sittenfeld is so good at creating main characters that are just completely unlikable.
Oct 26, 2014
Oct 26, 2014
 
The Pact
4.00
really liked it
I still love Jodi Picoult, but this is the third book I've read in which she mentions a teenage boy wearing to his court hearing the same suit he had ...more
Jul 12, 2008
Jul 14, 2008
 
The Alison Rules
3.57
liked it
Something about this book bothered me, and it took me a while to realize that it was because the author seemed to be afraid of the word "suicide" even ...more
Jan 2006
May 01, 2008
 
On the Road
3.64
did not like it
Maybe if I had belonged to the beat generation I would have liked this book. Maybe I'm just incapable of understanding the importance and brilliance t ...more
not set
May 01, 2008
 
Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
3.72
really liked it
Scientology scares the hell out of me.
Though the book is very badly written, it's definitely a page turner. I guess I can't blame the author for her
...more
Mar 16, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
 
The House of Stairs
3.86
it was amazing
My first Vine/Rendell and still my favorite. I fell in love with her writing style: very dry, very "just telling it like it happened," if that makes s ...more
Jan 1991
May 01, 2008
 
The Man of My Dreams
3.21
liked it
I loved Prep a lot, so maybe my expectations were set too high. This book just didn't do it for me the way Prep did. Hannah was unrelentingly annoying ...more
May 22, 2009
May 30, 2009
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.11
really liked it
I really enjoyed reading this book, but it's kind of hard to say why. It was not particularly engaging at first, but I eventually found myself unable ...more
Jan 18, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
 
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
4.04
it was ok
A reviewer named Susan begins her review with this: Someone I know claimed this no longer has value, that she would never recommend it because it's sa ...more
Jan 14, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
 
Never Mind The Goldbergs
3.49
it was ok
I really liked this book at first, but as I read more and more it began to feel like nothing more than an outlet for the author to show off his knowle ...more
Jan 2006
May 01, 2008
 
My Sister's Keeper
4.06
really liked it
I really liked this book. I liked how all the characters intertwined, I liked the dialog, I liked the characters. I hated the ending. If not for the h ...more
Feb 2007
Dec 31, 2007
 
Rewind
2.82
did not like it
I thought this book was pretty stupid. It's been a while, but I remember finally getting to the end and being disappointed at the shabby explanation f ...more
not set
May 05, 2008
 
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
4.02
it was ok
I liked the premise of this book, but the execution was just blah. I feel like making a Maze Runner bingo card. Here are some examples of what the squ ...more
Nov 28, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.22
really liked it
This was much better than the first book. While The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo really only got interesting after the first hundred pages, The Girl Wh ...more
Feb 13, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
 
The Devil Wears Prada (The Devil Wears Prada, #1)
3.70
did not like it
I really had a tough time getting through this book. When I finally read the last line and closed it for good I breathed a sigh of relief. I have not ...more
Aug 2007
Dec 31, 2007
 
Plain Truth
3.97
liked it
One of my least favorite Picoult books. Here's why:

1. Big shot attorney has to live on an Amish farm. She resists the community at first, but eventual
...more
Jan 21, 2009
Jan 19, 2009
 
The Colorado Kid (Hard Case Crime #13)
3.28
it was ok
It is very hard, I mean very hard, for me to admit when I just don't care for something written by Stephen King, and I can't bring myself to give any ...more
Mar 23, 2013
May 01, 2008
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