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Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.90
really liked it
An interestingly written mystery set in Seattle from an outsiders perspective. I loved the daughter and mom's relationship.

I can also see Bernadette
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Nov 25, 2012
Nov 25, 2012
 
The One and Only Ivan
4.25
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book immensely. Since I live in Washington, I had heard of him (Ivan). What a neat story to portray him in!

It is a "c
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Jun 23, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
 
Bad Monkey
3.67
really liked it
I just love Carl Hiaassen's sense of humor. It just tickles me to no end. From the 2nd page on..... It opens where a sports fisherman has had no luck ...more
Nov 15, 2013
Nov 15, 2013
 
Odd Girl Out (Quadrail, #3)
3.97
liked it
I've always enjoyed this science fiction author because of the action and new ideas he invents about alien beings cultures. The Dragonback series is a ...more
Mar 05, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
One Came Home
3.83
liked it
**spoiler alert** An interesting historical fiction book for young adults.

Georgie's sister disappears and they find a mostly decomposed body wearing
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Jul 05, 2016
Jul 05, 2016
 
Lucky Us
3.22
liked it
I listened to this book while walking.

It is about dysfunctional families before WWII. A young girl was abandoned at her father's house. She found he w
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Oct 16, 2016
Oct 16, 2016
 
The Wednesday Surprise
4.34
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Super touching and I was surprised at the ending.
Sep 05, 2017
Sep 05, 2017
 
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakthrough
2.94
liked it
A sad but realistic view of life.
1. Woman whose husband left her. She is working, has a daughter and her mom has come to live with her.

2. Daughter- Da
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Aug 25, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
 
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #10)
4.11
really liked it
I sometimes feel like Mma Ramotswe when you know you have to replace something, possibly not to the extent of how she feels though. I liked the way he ...more
Jan 22, 2017
Jan 22, 2017
 
Bet Your Bottom Dollar (Bottom Dollar Series #1)
3.68
really liked it
A very funny warm read. I thoroughly enjoyed it and even opted to finish it rather than walk the dogs. I know there are more in the series so rather l ...more
Mar 22, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
 
School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters (Justin Case, #1)
3.92
liked it
A 3-5 grade book clearly written by someone who knows kids and is from a kids point of view. I thought it amusing since I am a teacher

Example: He is n
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Feb 04, 2017
Feb 04, 2017
 
Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie (Eleanor, #1)
3.89
liked it
**spoiler alert** This book was about a young girl who had a babysitter all her life. At about 8 or 9, the babysitter had to move to Florida to take c ...more
Aug 19, 2017
Aug 19, 2017
 
The Heart Goes Last
3.37
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book with its odd sense of humor. I expected something a little off since I read The Handmaids Tale, but this was ver ...more
Mar 19, 2016
Mar 19, 2016
 
The Book Thief
4.36
liked it
THis was a very good book told from a very interesting point of view- death. Death turns out to be someone who just takes peoples souls when they die. ...more
Aug 03, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Crossfire
3.83
really liked it
I loved this book, but then I always love any Dick Francis book. They have a certain style and rhythm. It included living with a disability (no foot), ...more
Mar 16, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
 
Big Boned (Heather Wells, #3)
3.84
liked it
A funny light hearted read. It a murder mystery about a young rock star turned dorm assistant in New York.

I like the way the author has the main cha
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Feb 15, 2009
Feb 16, 2009
 
Glow (Sky Chasers, #1)
3.53
liked it
It was a really great concept, but they over did that all the adults were gone.

Plot: Two space ships bound for a planet like Earth to colonize it. It
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Jul 02, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
 
Time to Go Back
4.18
really liked it
My favorite book in 6th and 7th grade.
not set
Apr 09, 2010
 
Dear Deer: A Book of Homophones
4.18
really liked it
A real cute book about Homophones.

Dear Deer, I now live at the zoo. Wait until you hear what goes on over here. Love, Aunt Ant.

I love the note to the
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Jul 21, 2017
Jul 21, 2017
 
Plainsong (Plainsong, #1)
4.01
really liked it
I picked out this book from my bookcase wondering who had put it there. Probably my mom. It was definitely not a book I would have chosen. But there i ...more
Jun 25, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
 
The Best of Me
3.91
liked it
I listened to this story on Overdrive. It was a sweet romance of something that cannot be. I found it to be quite sad.

I think the dark hair man he kep
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Nov 29, 2015
Nov 29, 2015
 
The Dirt Eaters (The Longlight Legacy, #1)
3.84
it was amazing
This young adult book was so great that I ran to the library for the sequels. It is from a Canadian author and is in the league with Phillip Pullman i ...more
Nov 29, 2008
Nov 30, 2008
 
The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
4.45
really liked it
You know a book is good when you purposely start reading only a few pages at a time because you know you will miss it once you are finished.

That is wh
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Oct 27, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
 
The Wolf Gift (The Wolf Gift Chronicles, #1)
3.53
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It was entertaining in the middle of February. I am looking forward to the next one. Friends have always read Anne Rice, b ...more
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
 
No Monkeys, No Chocolate
4.08
really liked it
This was a fantastic nonfiction story. It is well loved in my classroom. The kids love the comment made by the worms. I've been reading lots of non-fi ...more
Jan 22, 2016
Jan 30, 2016
 
Led Astray (Hellraisers, #1)
3.75
it was ok
Silly and stupid.
Oct 26, 2009
Oct 31, 2009
 
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
4.12
really liked it
The illustrations were totally awesome. Melissa Sweet you know how to do it.

I discovered a poet who used to be a doctor, William Carlos Williams. I'd
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Apr 2017
Apr 01, 2017
 
Slash and Burn (Dr. Siri Paiboun, #8)
4.11
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Gosh, I just love this series. I've read 1, 3, 8 and 9. The characters are so good. I finally learned how Dr. Siri's friend Civilai ...more
Jan 04, 2015
Jan 04, 2015
 
Starters (Starters, #1)
3.91
really liked it
A very interesting concept in a spore infested world.

Enders( old people, and I mean old. 125 would be young)rent young peoples bodies so they can go d
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Aug 23, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
 
Chains (Seeds of America, #1)
4.09
it was amazing
For a young adult book this was totally amazing. It kept me entranced! The next day I bought Forged (the next one) and couldn't put that down either.

I
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Aug 08, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
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