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One Summer: America, 1927
Loved every page of this book! Love this author!
Feb 11, 2014
Nov 04, 2013
Elegy for Eddie (Maisie Dobbs #9)
There are no spoilers in this review!

Had a few problems with this book, as did my husband. Love this series, always a race to read the latest book. Ho
May 04, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
The Secret History of the Pink Carnation (Pink Carnation, #1)
I stopped reading this book about 2/3 of the way through. Couldn't take it anymore.

Loved the concept of using two narrators in two different times. Li
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
The Wednesday Letters
Liked the concept of the weekly letters documenting the life of a marriage at the beginning, but then hated the ending. It all builds to the monotonou ...more
not set
Nov 13, 2011
Swept off Her Feet
I am not a huge fan of chic lit, but I love this author. All of her main characters are really smart, witty women. I have loved reading her first thre ...more
Oct 15, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
Was really enjoying the nuances of daily living in Northern Afghanistan when the plot got bogged down in a cliche-yet-vague romance. (Really? The stro ...more
Feb 03, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #6)
LOVED this book and it has won all sorts of major awards, so I'm not alone.
I cannot recommend this series enough to mystery fans!
If you are new to th
not set
Jul 19, 2011
The Last Letter from Your Lover
Fantastic read! Got the recommendation for this book from several different online review sources. Couldn't believe it was just sitting there on the " ...more
Jun 09, 2012
Jun 07, 2012
Case Histories (Jackson Brodie, #1)
Read this years ago when it came out and had no idea it became a book series. Was watching PBS Mystery last weekend and thought, "Wait just a darn min ...more
not set
Oct 20, 2011
A Good American
Loved this book! Charming, epic, concise and filled with rich characters.
A GREAT read I hated to find myself on the last page of...
Be sure to read th
May 29, 2012
May 28, 2012
The Rook (The Checquy Files, #1)
FANTASTIC read that I could hardly put down! A savory political thriller, with a sprinkling of sassy wit, a touch of Harry Potter/Alice Through The Lo ...more
May 19, 2012
May 16, 2012
The House of Velvet and Glass
Loved her first book. Loved this one just as much. She is now officially on my "favorite authors" list that I take to the bookstore and library. Fabul ...more
Sep 17, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
The Breaking of Eggs
Was surprised at how I got pulled into this novel. Such a great story that goes in directions you can never see coming. Highly recommend!!!
not set
Jul 19, 2011
The Age of Miracles
Certainly made me look around our house and consider how dependent we are on certain "normals" of modern life...
Jul 17, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
The Charming Quirks of Others (Isabel Dalhousie, #7)
I've read every book in this series. They move at a slower pace, but I really love them for that. I love Brother Fox.
not set
Jul 19, 2011
Garden of Secrets Past
Liked this one much better than the previous book in the series. I really love the soft comic relief of Andrew.
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
The Night Circus
Really tried to get through this one, but such a sloooooooow plot. At the end of the day, the magical imaginings of endless circus tent contents and s ...more
Dec 21, 2011
Oct 31, 2011
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Kept building to dramatic cliff hangers with implications of world-infamous events in the next chapter...then...more of the same dull naivete. A slow ...more
Jul 31, 2012
Jul 05, 2012
The Fear Index
"I'm sorry. I can't write a review, Dave."
Jul 23, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
The Poison Tree
One of my favorites this year!
Jul 04, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Got ahead of the plot, with a little help from history, so I had figured out the ending before I got there.
May 28, 2012
May 19, 2012
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
Love all her books and love reading through every recipe, too.
Jan 16, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds (Isabel Dalhousie, #9)
Love this series!
Oct 19, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
Loved all of it!
Mar 13, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
Broken Music
May 16, 2012
May 12, 2012
Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family, and Finding the Perfect Lipstick
Very fun!
Sep 2012
Aug 29, 2012
The Summer of the Bear
Wasn't sure where this book was going, but I really enjoyed it. I especially enjoyed it having lived in Germany at the time of the story and having vi ...more
Apr 09, 2012
Dec 13, 2011
A Trick of the Light (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #7)
Seriously, I wait all year for the latest of this series. It is my all-time favorite mystery series and I have read A LOT
Oct 13, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
The Red House Mystery
Delightful book! I never would have thought the author of Winnie The Pooh stories would turn his hand at a mystery, but I'm so glad he did. The introd ...more
Mar 12, 2012
Dec 13, 2011
Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel, #1)
Not as fast paced as her later books on the same subject (Blackout/All Clear), but still a great read 20 years on. I especially liked the "vidders" sh ...more
Oct 13, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
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