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An Affair to Remember: The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy
4.03
really liked it
After discovering this book at the same time that I found Katharine Hepburns biography, I decided to read this book hoping that I would get more insig ...more
Jul 14, 2012
Jul 05, 2012
 
Me: Stories of My Life
3.87
really liked it
Ever since I discovered the appeal of classic movies, I have been a fan of Katharine Hepburn. Everything about her was unique and I really enjoyed wat ...more
Jul 05, 2012
Jul 04, 2012
 
The Perfect Hope (Inn Boonsboro, #3)
4.14
it was ok
I had such high expectations for the final book in this series because the first two were so very good, but this one was just a flop for me. Honestly ...more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 20, 2012
 
Grace's Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up
4.04
liked it
Lately it seems like every YouTuber is releasing a new book, which I don't have a problem with except when they neglect to actually write the book the ...more
May 24, 2015
Feb 01, 2015
 
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
3.91
it was amazing
I have been a longtime fan of the Bronte sisters and this was the last book of them that I had not read. I was a little apprehensive to start, but aft ...more
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 20, 2012
 
The Feminine Mystique
3.85
liked it
The Feminine Mystique is one of those books that has been considered quintessential reading for those interested in breaking down the inequalities and ...more
Jul 26, 2015
Sep 25, 2014
 
A Gift of Magic
3.77
really liked it
I first read this book when I was in middle school and loved to read Lois Duncan books. I decided to re-read A Gift of Magic to see if it was as good ...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
Strangers on a Train
3.82
did not like it
I had to read this book before watching the Hitchcock adaption and I expected this book to be a lot better than it actually was. To be quite honest th ...more
May 13, 2012
May 11, 2012
 
Monster
3.70
really liked it
I have always been a fan of Christopher Pike and this book did not disappoint. I loved how the focus was on the supernatural elements going on rather ...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
 
The Secret Life of Bees
4.01
liked it
I recently came across The Secret Life of Bees in a used bookstore and decided on a whim to buy it and read it. I remember watching the film adaption ...more
Jul 26, 2015
Jul 26, 2015
 
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1)
4.01
it was ok
Oh, The Rosie Project. You are a book I should have stayed miles away from. Honestly, you have all the same characteristics as every over-hyped book I ...more
Jul 18, 2015
Jul 15, 2015
 
Princess Academy (Princess Academy, #1)
4.01
liked it
Shannon Hale's middle grade books are the books that I'd wished I'd read when I was actually at a middle grade reading level. For whatever reason I di ...more
Jun 28, 2015
Jun 28, 2015
 
The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass, #0.1-0.5)
4.48
really liked it
Normally I'm not a huge fan of prequel novellas, but The Assassin's Blade cured me of that opinion. This collection of five novellas details some of t ...more
Apr 14, 2015
Apr 11, 2015
 
Voyager (Outlander, #3)
4.38
really liked it
After finishing Dragonfly in Amber, I wasn't quite sure if the series would get any better. Thankfully, while the previous book was full of repetitive ...more
Jun 12, 2015
Jun 06, 2015
 
Cary Grant: A Biography
3.68
it was ok
When I made the decision to look into some biographies of Cary Grant, an actor I've loved for a couple of years, this was the first biography to come ...more
Jun 2015
May 25, 2015
 
Fatality
3.53
it was ok
I have read quite a few Caroline B. Cooney books and this has to be one of the more disappointing ones. Although it is a fairly short book, I practica ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
 
Uprooted
4.12
really liked it
I was more than a little nervous when I made up my mind to read Uprooted. Everybody has been praising this book and normally when I read popular books ...more
Aug 09, 2015
Jul 31, 2015
 
The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World
3.37
really liked it
I remember loving Konigsburg's book A View From Saturday when I first read it in elementary school, so the minute I saw this in a used bookstore I had ...more
Jun 03, 2013
Jun 02, 2013
 
Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making: More Stories and Secrets from Her Notebooks
4.16
liked it
I bought this book after I enjoyed John Curran's first book on Agatha Christie and I am neither disappointed nor completely satisfied. I expected it t ...more
Aug 18, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
 
Lair of Dreams (The Diviners, #2)
4.11
really liked it
Lair of Dreams is the sequel to The Diviners and like the first book, takes place in the 1920s. Another important setting backdrop to this story is th ...more
Nov 23, 2015
Jun 13, 2014
 
The Moment of Psycho: How Alfred Hitchcock Taught America to Love Murder
3.28
it was ok
I read this after having both seen the movie and read the book. I was required to read this for a college course and found it to be midly interesting ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
 
Desolate (Desolation, #2)
4.14
liked it
**I received this book from a Goodreads first-reads giveaway**

I was so happy to get all three books in the series in the giveaway, so I don't have to
...more
Feb 22, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
 
Swear (Swoon, #2)
3.71
it was ok
I was actually pleasantly surprised by this book...and by that I mean it sucked, but not as bad as the first book in the series. After finishing Swoon ...more
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.21
liked it
One day I decided to just read a chapter of Outlander on a whim. Cue me finishing the entire book in the span of a day, which is a pretty impressive f ...more
May 03, 2015
May 03, 2015
 
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
3.36
did not like it
I had such high expectations for this book because the subject matter is so interesting and historical. The idea of a narrative that deals with a wome ...more
Feb 05, 2013
Feb 02, 2013
 
Underworld (Abandon, #2)
3.89
liked it
The Abandon series for some slightly unfortunate reason seems to be Meg Cabot's recent shot at the well inundated ya paranormal romance genre. For tho ...more
Jun 13, 2015
Apr 13, 2012
 
The Murder on the Links (Hercule Poirot, #2)
3.80
liked it
I recently finished this book on my personal quest to read all of Agatha Christie's work and surprisingly found that this is actually my least favorit ...more
Jul 15, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
 
Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3)
4.59
it was ok
I really do wish that I could give half stars because this book really deserved 1.5 stars, it was the end that seemed to redeem it for me and caused m ...more
Jun 30, 2013
May 24, 2013
 
The Mysterious Mr. Quin
3.71
it was amazing
I have always been a fan of Agatha Christie and as I have made my way through all of her books, I have begun to notice pattern between them. The style ...more
Aug 09, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
 
The Miniaturist
3.58
did not like it
In all honesty, I can sum up this book in one word: boring. The Miniaturist centers around Nella, a girl newly married to a merchant. Her husband is p ...more
Jun 07, 2015
Jan 21, 2015
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