Sad Books Say So Much

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I love books that challenge my assumptions and make me think.

 

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PERSONAL RATING SYSTEM

 

5 - "This book is outstanding!  I need to tell everybody I know about this fabulous book!"

 

4 - "This book is really, really good!"

 

3 - "This book is good, but not great."

 

2 - "This book is not impressing me."

 

1 - "Burn it!  Shred it!  Or better yet, blow it up!"

Today
March
24
reading
D Jon Harrison
reading
Victor C. Goldbloom, Graham Fraser
September2016
08
text: I caved
I've been back at Goodreads for about a week. Reading had become something I had to persuade myself to get theough, rather than something that gave me solace and joy. It was...
August2016
30
updated shelf:
Etiquette & Espionage - Gail Carriger
July2016
30
currently reading:
The Banks of Certain Rivers - D Jon Harrison
July2016
29
Completed July 29, 2016
Meh. This book really should have been a movie. That way, I could have sat back, relaxed and enjoyed seeing the action unfold. I tend to be more willing to suspend disbeli...
Irreparable Harm - Melissa F. Miller
updated shelf:
Irreparable Harm - Melissa F. Miller
finished reading:
June2016
16
started reading:
June2016
15
Completed June 15, 2016
In which an unloved youngest child, unrecognized for her shrewdness, unappreciated for her eccentricity, finds a new and improved family while learning to ignore consideration...
Etiquette & Espionage - Gail Carriger
finished reading:
May2016
05
Completed May 5, 2016
I have never read a book with a more annoying male protagonist than this one. He is pretentious, frumpy, arrogant, selfish and delusional. Yet the story is compelling, becau...
Six Years - Harlan Coben
updated shelf:
Six Years - Harlan Coben
started reading:
finished reading:
March2016
29
Completed March 28, 2016
We all face demons. We are all haunted by malevolent forces we cannot even begin to understand or control. But in the end, there is love, family, community...home. Home is ...
The Children's Hour - Douglas Clegg
updated shelf:
The Children's Hour - Douglas Clegg
March2016
28
finished reading:
started reading:
March2016
03
Completed March 2, 2016
She was spoiled, whiny, arrogant, rude - yet she lives on in the hearta of millions. Why does the tragic story of Anne Frank so deeply affect us? Because we know how difficu...
The Diary of a Young Girl - B.M. Mooyaart, Eleanor Roosevelt, Anne Frank
updated shelf:
The Diary of a Young Girl - B.M. Mooyaart, Eleanor Roosevelt, Anne Frank
started reading:
March2016
2
finished reading:
February2016
04
started following:
January2016
14
Completed January 13, 2016
Money doesn't buy happiness - and fame can't make you whole. Meredith Baxter discovered that the hard way. Deeply damaged by an upbringing fraught with parental indifferenc...
Untied: A Memoir of Family, Fame, and Floundering - Meredith Baxter
started reading:
January2016
13
updated shelf:
Untied: A Memoir of Family, Fame, and Floundering - Meredith Baxter
finished reading:

Currently reading

The Banks of Certain Rivers by D Jon Harrison
Progress: 65%
Building Bridges (Footprints Series) by Victor C. Goldbloom, Graham Fraser
Progress: 38%