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The Murder of King Tut
Put your seat belts on because this is going to be a bumpy review. In all his arrogance, Patterson claims to have done a great deal of research as he ...more
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Nov 08, 2009
Hurricane Gold
The Young Bond series presents the story of what happened to James Bond during his teen years. After the events of the previous book, James is still r ...more
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Feb 23, 2010
The Paladin Prophecy (The Paladin Prophecy, #1)
Harry Potter meets The da Vinci Code with a just a touch of James bond in this new series by this film producer. Will West grew up in the strangest of ...more
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Along with McMahon, Patterson is diving into the world of dystopia with one of his most recent books. Set in the not so distant future after World War ...more
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Mar 30, 2011
Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen
Sometimes it can be really interesting to look at things from a different perspective. In this instance, Valentino presents the story of Snow White fr ...more
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Feb 22, 2011
Mary, Mary (Alex Cross, #11)
Patterson is back on track with this addition to the Alex Cross series. Detective-turned-FBI-Agent Cross is drawn in a suspected case of a female seri ...more
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Aug 11, 2008
Lark Rise to Candleford
Thanks to some of my co-workers, I was definitely pulled into the BBC series that was based upon this three-in-one book written by Flora Thompson, who ...more
Aug 27, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
A Fool and His Honey (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #6)
Local, part-time Librarian Aurora Teagarden is about to be pulled into a mystery that is almost too close to home. In fact, that is where the adventur ...more
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Jan 06, 2010
Sunrise Over Fallujah
Myers has introduced the realities of war with a book that could be considered a sequel or companion to his popular novel, Fallen Angels, which presen ...more
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Sep 28, 2008
The Theory of Everything
This was quite a pleasant surprise.Sarah has been having a very difficult time. Her best friend Jamie died in a terrible accident and school, and she ...more
Jan 27, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
The Sorceress (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #3)
In this third novel in The Secrets of the Immortal Nichalas Flamel series (following The Alchemyst and The Magician), twins Josh and Sophie are still ...more
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Jun 17, 2009
Enemies & Allies
Anderson brings fans of Superman and Batman back to the 1950s to present the story of the frist time they worked together. It is a time where the Cold ...more
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Aug 04, 2009
Teenage Love Affair
Imagine what it must be like to have every Friday evening end with your father smacking your mother around. Sometimes the only way he would stop was w ...more
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May 09, 2011
Double or Die
Even when I was just a wee lad, I was a big fan of James Bond. I think it is probably due to the high level of action and the sense of danger that is ...more
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Jul 21, 2009
A Champion's Mind: Lessons from a Life in Tennis
After reading Andre Agassi's autobiography, I felt the need to looking into the autobiography for his long-time rival Pete Sampras. While I enjoyed th ...more
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Feb 16, 2010
Sucks to Be Me: The All-True Confessions of Mina Hamilton, Teen Vampire (maybe) (Sucks to Be Me, #1)
Mina is 16 years old and a junior in high school. To make matters even more interesting, her family's unique make-up is really coming to a head. Don't ...more
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Jan 05, 2009
Streams of Babel (Streams of Babel, #1)
For me, Carol Plum-Ucci is one of the unsung greats of young adult novelists. She excels at creating suspenseful stories with strong characters in New ...more
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Nov 12, 2008
Batman: Battle for the Cowl
With DC Comic's most recent shakeup, heroes and villains alike are settling into a whole new world. One of the biggest changes was the death of Batman ...more
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Dec 15, 2010
11th Hour (Women's Murder Club, #11)
This series is my favorite one by Patterson. I just like the interplay between the four women who make up the club. I also think the characters read r ...more
Jun 21, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Ari is 15 years old as the summer of 1987 settles in. He is growing up in El Paso, Texas. In some ways, he has a great life. He is a Mexian American b ...more
Aug 25, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
The Princes in the Tower
Medievalist Alison Weir sets her sights on one of history's most controversial mysteries with this volume. At the conclusion of the Wars of the Roses ...more
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Aug 13, 2011
The Psychology of Superheroes: An Unauthorized Exploration
ran across this book while watching a documentary that focused more specifically on the psychology of Batman. The editor, Robin Rosenberg, was one of ...more
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Mar 11, 2011
A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper, #1)
I was in the mood for some humor so I decided to read a little Christopher Moore. I had previously only read two novels he had written with a vampire ...more
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 14, 2014
Middle School: Get Me Out of Here!  (Middle School, #2)
Rafe Khatchadorian is back for a second adventure as he strives to survive the challenges of middle school. It is the start of 7th grade, and he has f ...more
Jul 19, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
The Grimm Legacy (The Grimm Legacy, #1)
Elizabeth Rew is about to find out how magical libraries really can be. After completing a research paper on the fairy tales of the Grimm brothers, Mr ...more
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Oct 26, 2010
Gone (Michael Bennett, #6)
I am really hoping that we are not seeing Mike Bennett going down the same sad pathway that Alex Cross has gone in more recent books because the resul ...more
Nov 03, 2013
Nov 03, 2013
Tower: An Epic History of the Tower of London
You all know that I am a history buff, particularly when it comes to ancient and medieval cultures. As a result, it probably wouldn't be surprised to ...more
Dec 10, 2012
Dec 13, 2012
The Bite of the Mango
Mariatu Kamara was born in the country of Sierra Leone, a city wracked by civil war from 1999 - 2002. The rebel army made strong use of child soldiers ...more
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Oct 22, 2009
Winter King: Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England
While most of us are familiar with Henry VIII and Elizabeth I and we probably have a sense of the Wars of the Roses in England, but how many of us are ...more
Sep 07, 2012
Sep 09, 2012
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
Who doesn't like "The Princess Bride," and if you answer that you don't, I must ask ... what is wrong with you. The cult classic fantasy film from the ...more
Feb 04, 2015
Feb 04, 2015
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