Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
3.68
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Periodically, I read reviews from the New York Times book list and pick out likely candidates. The reviews are often the best thing ...more
Dec 27, 2008
Dec 20, 2008
 
The Velvet Room
4.24
really liked it
Its interesting to re-read books when you are an adult that you remember being important when you were young. Difficult to identify exactly WHAT made ...more
Jun 21, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
Tropic of Night (Jimmy Paz, #1)
3.86
really liked it
This is a new addition to my shelf. I've read it once before, and on this second read I realized it was one I would want to read again and that I woul ...more
Feb 13, 2014
not set
not set
not set
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May 07, 2009
 
The Naming (The Books of Pellinor, #1)
4.00
liked it
The Naming is from the "coming of age" genre, but is more the "I've gotten through puberty and now am trying to figure out who I am and it would be ea ...more
Mar 22, 2008
Mar 25, 2008
 
Out of My Mind
4.37
liked it
**spoiler alert** Melody's cerebral palsy keeps her from walking, talking, caring for herself but definitely not from learning or thinking. The book i ...more
May 21, 2010
May 21, 2010
 
Incident at Badamya
3.92
it was amazing
This is one of my regular re-reads - I was surprised it hadn't already been added because I read it 3 or 4 times per year. Its a great story about a y ...more
May 03, 2011
Apr 24, 2011
 
Heidi
4.00
liked it
When I was 14, I ran away from home and lived in various places for a year. Fortunately, I had a family that made sure it wasn't on the street, but I ...more
not set
Dec 27, 2008
 
The Other Wes Moore: The Story Of One Name And Two Fates
3.78
liked it
Three stars are more for the idea than the execution. The writing was something of a distraction - and not in a good way. More like a police report th ...more
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 25, 2012
 
Seek the Fair Land
4.17
it was amazing
I was nervous. I fell in love with Flight of the Doves in grade school, and I was worried that this book would disappoint because of my memory of the ...more
Nov 04, 2011
Aug 06, 2011
 
Shooting the Moon
3.75
really liked it
I picked up this book because of the title - shooting the moon is a term from the game Hearts and playing Hearts is a Good Father memory. That the boo ...more
Jul 26, 2008
Jul 26, 2008
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