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Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
4.14
it was amazing
I LOVED this book!! I read it over and over and have given copies to several people.

The book starts off with a "handwritten" and smudged story, writte
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Jul 05, 2007
 
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
3.91
it was amazing
I resisted reading this book for quite awhile, but thankfully, my friend Lisa (LisaVegan), kept bugging me about it! I thought that I would not apprec ...more
May 02, 2008
Mar 20, 2008
 
The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship
3.35
it was amazing
I have wanted to read this book for a long time, so was very excited to win an advance reading copy on Goodreads. The book did not disappoint! I read ...more
Mar 14, 2009
Mar 15, 2009
 
Touchstone (Harris Stuyvesant, #1)
3.82
it was ok
I usually like Laurie King's books,(she's on my author alert at the library,) but I took this out TWICE from the library, and couldn't finish it eithe ...more
not set
Apr 01, 2008
 
Borderline (Anna Pigeon, #15)
3.89
it was amazing
I think this has to be my favorite Nevada Barr book to date! I really enjoyed the last one (Winter Study), but this one beats that one, although they ...more
Jun 15, 2009
Jun 12, 2009
 
The Murder Notebook (Nate Rodriguez, #2)
3.58
really liked it
I picked this book up from the library shelf, not knowing anything about it, but intrigued by the cover/title. (I find lots of great new books this wa ...more
Jul 2008
Aug 04, 2008
 
Hand of Evil (Ali Reynolds, #3)
3.83
it was amazing
This is the third book of JA Jance's Ali Reynolds series. I had forgotten about this series, but I have JA Jance marked as a favorite author at the li ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 29, 2008
 
Vegan Eats World: 300 International Recipes for Savoring the Planet
4.13
it was amazing
Oh.My.God!! This has become one of my all-time favorite cookbooks. My fingers are itching to actually try out the recipes. The only reason I am postin ...more
Oct 27, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
 
The First Year--Multiple Sclerosis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed
4.05
really liked it
I got this book from the library when I was still reeling from my diagnosis. I found this very informative and helpful. In fact, I intend to buy this ...more
Aug 26, 2008
Oct 02, 2008
 
Carbs and Cadavers (A Supper Club Mystery, #1)
3.68
it was amazing
JB Stanley asked me to be her friend, right around the time a close friend of mine recommended Karen MacInerney's Gray Whale series. In one of Karen's ...more
Apr 24, 2008
Apr 24, 2008
 
Living on Live Food
4.20
it was amazing
This is the best book, hands down, that I have read on eating raw, living foods. Alissa even includes a 4-week plan, with shopping lists, to get you s ...more
Aug 2007
Oct 30, 2007
 
Charley's Web
3.76
it was amazing
I REALLY enjoyed this book!

I read a lot of mysteries, and this kept me engrossed and guessing up until the last moment.

The main character is a reporte
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Mar 30, 2008
Apr 01, 2008
 
Mrs. Mustard's Beastly Babies
4.00
it was amazing
This is my absolute FAVORITE board book to give as a gift...and I have given approximately 10-15 or more over the years. I was totally bummed when I w ...more
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Apr 06, 2010
 
A Fatal Appraisal (A Collectible Mystery, #2)
3.92
it was amazing
JB Stanley asked me to be her friend, right around the time a close friend of mine recommend Karen MacInerney's Gray Whale series. In one of Karen's b ...more
Apr 2008
May 05, 2008
 
The Dead Cat Bounce (Home Repair is Homicide, #1)
3.74
really liked it
This is the first book in Sarah Graves Repair is Homicide mystery series. I first read it many years ago (1998?), along with the next two or three, th ...more
Aug 15, 2008
Sep 05, 2008
 
The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
I was intrigued by this book's title, and what I had read of a few reviews on this site, so I picked this book up at the library. I am glad I did, bec ...more
Apr 04, 2008
Apr 07, 2008
 
The Cosmic Clues
3.62
liked it
I couldn't decide what to rate this book: I went back and forth between 2 and 3 stars.

I found this book fascinating, but I didn't feel like it was the
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Aug 2007
Sep 07, 2007
 
The Front (Winston Garano, #2)
3.13
it was ok
Just after finishing reading this book, I experienced an overwhelming disappointment. I almost gave it 1-star, but because it is Patricia Cornwell, an ...more
Jun 11, 2008
Jun 12, 2008
 
The Fourth Bear (Nursery Crime, #2)
4.07
really liked it
In this second book in the Nursery Crimes series, the Nursery Crimes Division is once again in disfavor after the Red Riding Hood debacle. So when the ...more
May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008
 
The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, #1)
3.92
really liked it
I read this book while waiting for the second Thursday Next novel to be available at the library.

Like the Thursday Next novels, Fforde presents a worl
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May 11, 2008
May 19, 2008
 
Wild Inferno (A Wild Mystery #2)
3.62
really liked it
This is the second book in the series from a great new writer. Her first book, Wild Indigo, won an Edgar award. I am extremely pleased to find that he ...more
Jun 15, 2008
Jun 17, 2008
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
I'd been meaning to read this book for quite awhile, but was nudged by my friend Lisa to read it now. I really enjoyed it.

Although it is a children's
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Apr 2008
Jun 27, 2007
 
A Girl Named Zippy
3.79
liked it
Some of the parts involving animals were pretty brutal and hard to get through, for this animal-loving vegetarian.

Otherwise, I found it interesting to
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Jun 27, 2007
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.17
it was ok
I confess that I didn't finish this book before I had to return it to the library.

I found this extremely disturbing and fascinating at the same time.
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Jan 2008
Jan 29, 2008
 
11/22/63
4.29
it was amazing
I think my friend (a big Stephen King fan)was right when she told me that she thought this was King's best book yet. I haven't read many of his latest ...more
Jan 23, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers, and the Self-Employed: The only personal finance system for people with not-so-regular jobs
4.02
really liked it
I really liked this book, although I am not self-employed (yet!) though I plan to be in the (hopefully) not-too-distant future. I got this book at the ...more
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Aug 27, 2010
 
Garden Spells (Waverley Family, #1)
4.07
it was amazing
I loved, loved, LOVED this book!! I don't know why I picked this up...I was at the library, and I believe that her other book, The Girl Who Chased the ...more
May 15, 2011
May 16, 2011
 
The Cat Sitter's Pajamas (A Dixie Hemingway Mystery, #7)
3.98
it was amazing
I really loved this last installment of the series! Mostly for the personal development aspects--I did not figure out "whodunnit" but I DID figure out ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
Heads You Lose
3.29
really liked it
I loved the Spellman series by this author, and wasn't sure if I would like this as well when I began. I ended up liking it a lot, mostly because of t ...more
May 08, 2011
May 16, 2011
 
Handle with Care
3.96
it was amazing
Like all of Jodi Picoult's books, this one was emotionally agonizing, yet riveting at the same time.

This book was about a little girl named Willow wh
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Apr 20, 2009
Apr 17, 2009
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