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Tributary
3.86
it was amazing
WOW! I'm exhausted after reading Tributary by Barbara K Richardson. All through the reading of this book, I felt as though I were Clair Martin. That t ...more
Sep 2012
Sep 14, 2012
 
Brood X
3.95
it was amazing
"This brood is different because they have been dormant for nearly two decades. Building strength and resistance to predators, they will be tunneling ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
The Day After Yesterday
3.88
really liked it
~"The man hadn't lost that dazed look. He sat with water pooling around him, hadn't even taken off his backpack. He reached for the coffee mug, then w ...more
Jan 2013
Feb 19, 2013
 
Destiny (Absent Shadows Trilogy #1)
3.86
really liked it
I've always loved stories set in Australia, and this book is no exception. While this is not a genre I usually read, I found the writer's style and pl ...more
Jan 2015
Apr 22, 2015
 
Schism: The Battle for Darracia (The Darracia Saga #1)
4.28
it was amazing
Very enjoyable read. Lots of great world building with exotic characters with strong emotions and motivations. A classic good verses evil plot gives p ...more
Jan 2014
Mar 05, 2014
 
Cozy Food
4.50
really liked it
Many Cozy Mystery Writers put into this book some of their favorite Cozy recipes. Inside it's pages I found a little insight into some author's lives ...more
Jan 2014
Jul 06, 2014
 
Embroideries from an English Garden: Projects and Techniques in Surface Embroideries
4.64
it was amazing
In years past, needlework was one of my favorite hobbies. Fancy embroidery gave me many hours of enjoyment and discovery. That is one of the reasons I ...more
Jan 2013
Apr 05, 2013
 
Seven: Seven Strangers One Purpose
3.80
really liked it
Several things about this book were firsts for me. #1 - I don't usually stay with a story that has a long 'set-up' with multiple characters. The main ...more
Jan 2011
Aug 16, 2012
 
The Ordinary Truth
3.83
liked it
When stories are about issues that strike the cords of the heart, conscience, or principles, it always leads to a great read that expands one's percep ...more
Dec 2012
Dec 06, 2012
 
Illuminating Schizophrenia: Insights Into the Uncommon Mind
4.40
it was amazing
~ Although there are sections of this discussion that relate to facts about schizophrenia, my focus in this are the subjective realities and unrealiti ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Tame a Wild Heart (Tame, #1)
3.83
really liked it
~ Marriage, ha! If it was up to her they'd have a business arrangement. She was everything he didn't like in a woman. Independent, opinionated, a damn ...more
Jul 2013
Feb 19, 2013
 
The Icing on the Cupcake
3.39
liked it
This is a charming story, with a few turns along the way that were unexpected and, for me, a little hard to follow. Overall, though, I enjoyed this st ...more
Jan 2010
Aug 16, 2012
 
Drift
3.90
it was amazing
I'm not usually a big 'thriller' fan because of the overuse of violence. But this premise intrigued me, genetically engineered food chain, and of cour ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 27, 2014
 
Lizzy Speare and the Cursed Tomb (Lizzy Speare Book 1)
4.02
really liked it
Lizzy is a typical twelve-year-old, stubborn, impatient, and prone to do things she shouldn't. Just the kind of character a writer needs to create con ...more
Jan 2014
Dec 30, 2013
 
Ritual Tea: How The 9 Secrets Of Tea Can Transform Your Life
4.00
really liked it
I've never considered myself a Tea Master, just a southern girl who grew up drinking iced tea in the summer and hot tea in the winter. Of course, we h ...more
Jan 2014
May 27, 2014
 
Surviving Seventh Grade
4.20
it was amazing
When I received this book, the cover, along with the title, made me laugh. I just had to move it to the top of my TBR list to see if the content was ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 02, 2013
 
The Taba Convention
3.80
really liked it
I had a few misgivings about reviewing this book since I'm not fond of 'blood-and-guts' style thrillers. And while there is violence in this political ...more
Jan 2011
Aug 16, 2012
 
Publish Like the Pros: A Brief Guide to Quality Self-Publishing and an Insider's Look at a Misunderstood Industry
3.93
really liked it
There are probably a zillion writers who've wondered about the shadowy world of 'Self-Publication'. The problem is, without a LOT of research, no one ...more
Aug 2012
Aug 25, 2012
 
A Lovely, Indecent Departure: A Novel
3.53
liked it

~ She watched in the rear-view mirror as he leaned toward the window and waved and she started off down the street, satisfied then that she'd done all
...more
Jan 2013
Sep 19, 2013
 
The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider's Guide to Self-Publishing
4.50
it was amazing
Every writer ponders the eternal question, to self-publish or not. If you're one of those people, you've probably already put a lot of time researchin ...more
Dec 2012
Dec 07, 2012
 
Dante's Flame (Medieval Italy, #3)
4.00
really liked it
Dante's Flame is the third book in Corti-Petska’s Italian medieval series. It's set in Naples during the 15th century.

Not having read the first two b
...more
Oct 2012
Oct 30, 2012
 
To Desire a Devil (Legend of the Four Soldiers, #4)
3.82
really liked it
My Summary:

When a wild looking man staggers into Beatrice’s boring political tea party, then collapses at her feet, it sets her life into a tailspin.
...more
Nov 15, 2009
Nov 14, 2009
 
The Watchman of Ephraim (Cris De Niro, #1)
3.85
really liked it
One wonders how they would respond, reason, or survive a crisis as horrendous as described in The Watchman of Ephraim. Through author Gerard de Marign ...more
Jan 2011
Aug 16, 2012
 
It Happened One Night
3.23
liked it
My Thoughts

Complicated family relationships entangled with an even more complicated love interest kept me reading to see how Lana would resolve her mo
...more
Nov 17, 2009
Nov 14, 2009
 
Home Fires
3.89
really liked it
~Listen, son..." Monty lightly squeezed the strained muscle above Ty's right arm."Where women are concerned, sometimes there ain't nothing you can do ...more
Jan 2013
Jun 12, 2013
 
The Door to Far-Myst
4.80
it was amazing
Engaging and FUN! Author Mike Dicerto skillfully weaves a tale of adventure and discovery as experienced through the eyes of Rupert, a boy living in a ...more
Jan 2011
Aug 16, 2012
 
Nolichuck!  TJ's Wild Frontier Adventure
3.37
it was amazing
Young readers from eleven years-old and up will enjoy this story. TJ lives an incredible adventure that's as thrilling as any video game. This story e ...more
Sep 2012
Sep 16, 2012
 
Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag: Your 72-Hour Disaster Survival Kit
4.00
it was amazing
Disaster can strike at any time. We've seen that in terrorist attacks worldwide. We also experience dangerous weather patterns that can destroy our ne ...more
Aug 2012
Aug 19, 2012
 
Hanging by a Hair  (Bad Hair Day Mystery, #11)
3.85
really liked it
This is the first book I've read in this series, and I should have discovered it sooner! Fun mystery with lots of clues, unexplained events, and obvio ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 06, 2014
 
The Firma Twins and the Purple Staff of Death: A Firma Twins Adventure
4.67
it was amazing
~ When the Egyptian mummy told me I inherited a job on my twelfth birthday, I wondered, "What's wrong with unemployment?" ~

And so begins this unusual
...more
Jan 2013
Jan 27, 2013
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