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Moving Target (Rarities Unlimited, #1)
3.80
did not like it
The idea was interesting, but the characters were not. It could easily have been wrapped up in half the time. The back of the book was much more inter ...more
Nov 04, 2008
Sep 17, 2008
 
Eating Animals
4.18
liked it
This is not the first book I've read on the subject and it probably won't be the last, but the majority of the information included were things that I ...more
Feb 23, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
 
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
3.87
it was amazing
This was a fun read wherein Amy gave tips on throwing parties, making gifts and provided some great and easy recipes. Partly practical and partly the ...more
Nov 2007
Feb 05, 2008
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.61
it was amazing
Re-read Nov. 2010
*Contains SPOILERS for those few who have yet to read it*

I had a hard time reading this book quickly, mostly because I was busy but a
...more
Jul 25, 2007
Feb 05, 2008
 
The Alchemist
3.82
it was amazing
Loved it! Took me a little while to really get into it and took about 2 weeks to finish tanks to school but it was a wonderful and uplifting story. He ...more
Oct 24, 2006
Feb 05, 2008
 
Persuasion
4.13
liked it
This is the first Austen book I've read, though I've seen many of the films. I did struggle a bit with the language and understanding the characters. ...more
Mar 28, 2009
May 03, 2008
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.84
liked it
It's not the most original of ideas, aliens taking over the world by implanting themselves into the bodies of humans. However, unlike in most stories, ...more
Feb 11, 2009
May 03, 2008
 
Haunted
3.59
really liked it
If you can get past the disturbingly graphic first chapter, which left me squirming, it's pretty good. Each character's story is so different, strange ...more
Mar 10, 2009
Feb 28, 2009
 
The Pale Horse
3.74
it was ok
I really liked the beginning but then it started to get boring and drag on. Too much time was spent running around in circles and providing very littl ...more
May 09, 2009
May 03, 2009
 
A Study in Scarlet
4.15
really liked it
I read this after becoming a fan of the BBC series "Sherlock". The first episode was loosely based on this book so I was really interested to see how ...more
Jan 25, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
 
One of Our Thursdays Is Missing (Thursday Next, #6)
3.93
did not like it
I got 100 pages into this and gave up. I really enjoyed the previous books in the Thursday Next series, but I found this one to be very slow paced and ...more
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
 
Bite Me (A Love Story, #3)
3.85
did not like it
I read about 20 pages of this and didn't find it interesting enough to continue. The writing style of the main character bothered me too much. Mind yo ...more
Jan 15, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
 
Waiting for SUPERMAN: A Participant Media Guide
3.50
really liked it
This book is a great companion to the film of the same name as it provides further explanations and a good list of examples and resources to use in or ...more
Mar 29, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
 
The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke
3.90
it was amazing
An excellent book with loads of information for exactly who the title states. I love that it's broken up by topic and lists each question on the first ...more
Jun 30, 2010
Jun 18, 2010
 
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
4.25
it was ok
It was OK, but certainly not one of my favorites. Perhaps I'm just disappointed after hearing so many positive reviews of it and I went in with high e ...more
not set
Jun 09, 2008
 
Brave New World
3.97
it was ok
The beginning really pulled me in but the middle lulled which led to me taking forever to finish this. Not a surprise that I felt confused when I star ...more
Nov 12, 2008
Jul 05, 2008
 
True Blood: All Together Now (True Blood Comics, #1)
3.74
liked it
The character backstories in this are somewhat interesting, but the panels can be disjointed and hard to follow at times.
Feb 08, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
The Mermaid Chair
3.10
it was ok
I picked up this book because I'd read and loved Kidd's 'The Secret Life of Bees', which is one of my favorite books. I had high hopes for this one, b ...more
Feb 17, 2009
Feb 05, 2008
 
Absolute Boyfriend, Vol. 4
4.17
did not like it
Was not a fan of this volume and think I'll probably not read any further in the series.
Jul 31, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
 
Antique Bakery, Vol. 1
3.73
liked it
This story jumps around a lot and at times it is hard to follow where in time they are.
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
 
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose
4.02
really liked it
I read this to take part in Oprah's book club, my local book club and the online classes so I slowly read it over the last 3 months. There are a lot o ...more
not set
Feb 05, 2008
 
Déjà Dead (Temperance Brennan, #1)
3.86
it was ok
The book was OK, but this Temperance is nothing like the one I enjoy on 'Bones'. Also, no Booth or any of the other characters. It was interesting, bu ...more
not set
Oct 10, 2009
 
Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny
3.85
liked it
Lots of good information, however the majority of it I already knew or doesn't yet apply to me.
Jun 18, 2010
Jun 14, 2010
 
I Am America (And So Can You!)
3.91
really liked it
I love Colbert, but a lot of times the humor is all in his delivery so it's even funnier to read this book if you imagine it in his voice.
Jul 10, 2010
Jul 01, 2010
 
The Westing Game
4.03
really liked it
Hard to believe this is a children's book as it has quite a complicated plot and lots of characters. Although I found the connection between the clues ...more
not set
Jul 23, 2009
 
The Cat Who Brought Down the House (Cat Who... #25)
3.77
it was ok
This book was not as exciting a mystery as the other books I've read in this series. I'd practically figured the whole "mystery" out before it was fin ...more
Apr 08, 2009
Mar 22, 2009
 
Spain (Eyewitness Travel Guides)
4.23
liked it
A bit outdated but it had lots of good information. This book is best for the amazing photos and full color layout, but it would be far to heavy to lu ...more
Aug 17, 2010
Aug 27, 2010
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.24
liked it
This is perhaps one of those rare books that I enjoy much better in film version than I do the actual book. I've seen both the miniseries and the 2005 ...more
Jun 05, 2009
May 03, 2008
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
really liked it
I absolutely LOVED this book! I was immediately drawn in and couldn't put it down. The 500 pgs went by so quickly and I enjoyed every page. I will def ...more
Nov 18, 2007
Feb 05, 2008
 
Sex and the City
3.37
liked it
Quite different from the show. I actually liked Carrie and Big in the book, whereas I disliked both of them in the show.
not set
Feb 11, 2009
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