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Consigned to Death (A Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery #1)
If you enjoy the world of antiques this is the mystery for you. Josie Prescott is a year into her new antiques business along the New Hampshire coastl ...more
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Sep 02, 2008
High on a Hill (Jazz Age, #2)
I like the era these stories are set in (Jazz age 1920s)and there is alway action in the plot. I never guess who the bad guy is,a surprise every time. ...more
May 09, 2010
Mar 22, 2010
A Necessary Evil (Maggie O'Dell #5)
I love the Alex Kava books and this one was great. Enjoyed the setting in Omaha and the moral delima at the end really gave me pause. I don't know how ...more
Jan 24, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
Blue Blood (Debutante Dropout, #1)
“I really enjoyed this mystery set in Dallas about a young woman bucking the life her mother has planned out for her. She drops everything to come to ...more
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Aug 14, 2008
Desert Lost (A Lena Jones Mystery #6)
Really enjoyed this quick little mystery. It is the 6th title in the series but I didn't feel lost picking it up in the middle. Enjoyed the southwest ...more
Mar 15, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #6)
This was a fabulous story. Louise Penny just gets better. The story made me laugh and it made me cry just pages apart. It plumbs the dept of the human ...more
Oct 06, 2010
Oct 06, 2010
The Hundred-Foot Journey
A very interesting look at the world of food from the family restaurant beginnings in Mumbai, India to France and haute cuisine. I very much enjoyed t ...more
Oct 30, 2010
Oct 25, 2010
More Than a Carpenter
This was a very good look at Josh McDowell's research trying to prove the Bible and Jesus Christ are false. It lays out his arguments and his research ...more
Mar 11, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Very powerful story told from the point of view of 5 year old Jack who has never been outside of Room. Donoghue is very true to her characters and dev ...more
Mar 11, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Bitter Harvest
True crime is pretty scary. I don't think I could do a regular diet of it. It is fascinating in a morbid way to read about people who are capable of s ...more
Jan 28, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
This is a story of obsession and collecting. I was amazed at how Gilkey could justify to himself stealing books, and credit card numbers. An interesti ...more
Jan 19, 2011
Jan 20, 2011
Alligators, Old Mink and New Money: One Woman's Adventures in Vintage Clothing
It was like shopping vicariously. I enjoyed Alison Houtte's stories about her early days modeling and then how she came to own the vintage clothing st ...more
Jan 10, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
The 7th Victim (Karen Vail, #1)
Wow, the authour threw a lot at the main character. It was a dark evil roving soap opera. There was an interesting story in there but way too many sub ...more
Dec 17, 2010
Dec 17, 2010
Summer at Tiffany
I so enjoyed this little book. What was your best summer? Your favorite memory? This is the story of one unforgettable summer for two sority sisters f ...more
Feb 24, 2009
Feb 24, 2009
Wanna Get Lucky? (Lucky O'Toole, #1)
If you are looking for a read like Janet Evanovich this comes fairly close with very quirky characters in a larger than life setting. What happens in ...more
Apr 11, 2011
Apr 06, 2011
Let Me Go
A very difficult mother-daughter relationship. How hard to have a mother who abandoned you to be an SS officer in Nazi concentration camps. This book ...more
Feb 25, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
Sister Wife
I wasn't sure how the author was going to handle the topic of plural wives from the point of view of a 15 year old girl. Celeste yearns to live her ow ...more
Mar 20, 2009
Mar 13, 2009
Dark of the Moon (Virgil Flowers, #1)
This was my first John Sandford and I am hooked. I like Virgil Flowers and can't wait to finish the rest of the series, then start on the series it is ...more
Mar 21, 2010
Mar 22, 2010
Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa
I listened to this audiobook on my drive to work. What an interesting story. I had no idea that the Mona Lisa had been snatched in 1911. Listening to ...more
Sep 28, 2009
Sep 30, 2009
The Peach Keeper
Iso love Sarah Addison Allen's books and this one was no exception. Beautiful setting and a very nice story of finding yourself and becoming comfortab ...more
Mar 25, 2011
Apr 06, 2011
A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23
I loved this look at the 23rd Psalm. Keller gives great insight into working with sheep and really brings Psalm 23 to light in a new and vivid way. It ...more
Apr 18, 2010
Apr 20, 2010
A Season of Gifts (A Long Way from Chicago, #3)
I love Grandma Dowdel and never thought there'd be another story with her in it after a Year Down Yonder. This was a wonderful little surprise and a f ...more
Jan 28, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
The Shanghai Tunnel
I really enjoyed this historical mystery about Portland set in the 1860s. Emily Stratton may be the daughter of missionaries to China but she's not th ...more
Mar 12, 2009
Mar 09, 2009
Think of a Number (Dave Gurney, #1)
It took me a lot longer to get into the story than I thought it would. However sticking with it was worth the wait. I did enjoy the twist and figuring ...more
May 08, 2011
May 13, 2011
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
This was such a wonderful story. I knew nothing about the Chanel Islands and that they were occupied by the Nazis during WWII. The characters were rea ...more
Apr 07, 2011
Apr 06, 2011
Killing Floor (Jack Reacher, #1)
This was a fast paced heart pounding thriller. I did enjoy Jack Reacher and his story. I didn't see all the twists and turns coming. A fun thrill ride ...more
Apr 03, 2011
Apr 06, 2011
The Family Story of Bonnie and Clyde
An interesting look at the escapades of Bonnie and Clyde from the viewpoint of Clyde Barrow's youngest sister Marie. This story also uses Clyde's moth ...more
Dec 15, 2008
Dec 11, 2008
Broken (Will Trent, #4)
I am enjoying the budding relationship between Sara and Will Trent. It was nice to get back to Grant county and tie up some loose ends. I had been cur ...more
Jun 22, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
The Cruelest Month (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #3)
I love the setting of the village of Three Pines and all the people that live there. This was a fabulouos mystery that kept me guessing till the end a ...more
Nov 08, 2009
Nov 09, 2009
Happiness Sold Separately
It was a good story with a surprise on how this couple handled marital infidelity coupled with infertility. Lots of big topics for them to deal with. ...more
Nov 29, 2010
Dec 06, 2010
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