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The Fate of Mercy Alban
**spoiler alert** I have to say that despite some definite issues I had with this book, I was hooked from the very first page and while I agree with m...more
Dec 22, 2013
Dec 22, 2013
The Probable Future
**spoiler alert** Oh boy, where to begin?

My biggest problem with this book is that I absolutely hated all the main women characters and most of the ma...more
Feb 02, 2014
Feb 03, 2014
Goodnight June
**spoiler alert** Okay, not a terrible read. It was fast and simple and easy and I picked it up because I remember reading that book to my firstborn o...more
Aug 07, 2014
Aug 08, 2014
The Hundred-Year House
**spoiler alert** I wanted to like this book way more than I did.

I did enjoy the concept of time working backwards and ending with the prologue. Howev...more
Aug 19, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
Mercy Snow
**spoiler alert** I really enjoyed this book - a book set in a small New England town run by a boorish paper mill owner who seems to have just about e...more
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
Starter House: A Novel
**spoiler alert** There are several things I liked about this book:

1. Lacey's mother (and dog) and mainly how Lacey's childhood was explained - I defi...more
Feb 05, 2014
Feb 06, 2014
**spoiler alert** THIS REVIEW HAS A LOT OF SPOILERS...

I read Roses a few years ago and loved it so I was excited to find this book quite by accident a...more
Feb 28, 2014
Mar 01, 2014
The Bride Price (Civil War Brides, #1)
**spoiler alert** One star merely for the fact that the book took place during the Civil War and it was a time travel piece. The characters were compl...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1)
**spoiler alert** I'm not sure where to begin with this one. I found it to be extremely funny and I was laughing a lot throughout the book. However, I...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
The House on Tradd Street (Tradd Street, #1)
**spoiler alert** I feel kind of mixed about this book. I will say that I was drawn to it because I love a good ghost story mixed with a historical re...more
Dec 31, 2013
Jan 01, 2014
**spoiler alert** I absolutely loved this book and the story, despite the lack of quotations when people are speaking (the story became so compelling...more
Jun 18, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
The Casual Vacancy
**spoiler alert** I'm not sure where to start with this book. I think in true Rowling fashion her characters were amazing and fascinating and her styl...more
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
Year of the Horse
I know this is going to sound weird but I was put off before I even reached chapter one by the authors "note and warning". I read it twice. Was he ser...more
Jun 21, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
Best Kept Secret (The Clifton Chronicles, #3)
**spoiler alert** ***This review has many spoilers***

I gave this a 4-star rating and while not my favorite Archer book, I still enjoyed reading it and...more
Sep 08, 2013
Sep 09, 2013
The Haunting of Hill House
**spoiler alert** I first want to say that I felt the book - for as short as it was - was a well-plotted and well written book. However, I think what...more
Nov 17, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
Nine Steps to Sara
I loved the premise of this book but was immediately put off by the lack of character development and choppy/campy/silly dialogue between them (at tim...more
Oct 31, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
This is the one case that I liked the movie WAY more than I liked the book. This was a horrible read...she was choppy and all over the place, going of...more
Sep 19, 2009
Sep 17, 2009
The Year of Pleasures
**spoiler alert** I really enjoy this author and I will read more books from her, but this book I was disappointed with. For starters, her (dead) husb...more
Feb 24, 2009
Feb 22, 2009
The Red Book
Realizing this is in fact a BOOK I found the entire thing to be highly verbose to the point that I wanted to start skipping over parts about people an...more
Oct 2012
Oct 01, 2012
Crazy Rich Asians
**spoiler alert** What a fun read about the excesses of the super rich! The message here was a good one: for all the talk and display over money, in t...more
Jul 07, 2013
Jul 08, 2013
Three stars for good storytelling...otherwise, I was leaning towards two stars throughout the book. The problem was that the main characters I absolut...more
Jul 14, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
Tuscan Rose
**spoiler alert** I loved this book despite the (what felt like) hundreds of character names being thrown around. I think every single person that ent...more
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 10, 2013
The Wizard of Time (Wizard of Time, #1)
I really wanted to like this book more than I did. I love time travel but this one seemed to read more like the authors outline notes and not as a nov...more
May 29, 2013
May 30, 2013
The 19th Wife
What a fascinating story about the history of Mormonism which, if you ask a present-day Mormon, they will deny any association with polygamy and yet i...more
Mar 17, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
Time of My Life
I loved the premise of this go back 7 years in your life and maybe do things differently but the book had too many problems for me:
For start...more
Dec 29, 2009
Dec 26, 2009
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
I'm not sure what I was expecting here. I was excited after reading almost all the Harry Potter books to see this one coming out. I waited until I spo...more
Feb 25, 2009
Feb 26, 2009
The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells
**spoiler alert** I wanted to like this book, I really did. And, I have a love-hate relationship with time travel but this one bugged me. I can't even...more
Jul 22, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Claus: Legend of the Fat Man
I wanted to like this book, I really did. But, there were parts that just seemed predictable and I couldn't get past the fact that nothing in the book...more
Dec 04, 2012
Dec 04, 2012
Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives
**spoiler alert** I wanted this book for my Kindle the minute I saw her talk about it on television. Then, I stumbled onto it in the library and grabb...more
Jun 23, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty
**spoiler alert** Despite only three stars, I did really enjoy this book and the story despite the sometimes confusing and scattered storytelling in w...more
Jan 11, 2014
Jan 11, 2014
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