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William and Kate: A Royal Love Story
Basically a quickly thrown together biography to capitalize on the upcoming wedding. Was a little disappointed at how much of the book was a rehash or...more
Apr 15, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War, #3)
I went out of order. This is the 3rd written but first chronologically. This is the story of the French born Jacquetta, the mother of Elizabeth Woodvi...more
Apr 30, 2014
May 16, 2014
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone, #1)
I was disappointed with Grisham's start into a young adult story. It felt like a primer on the the legal system and trials written for fifth graders....more
Mar 08, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2)
This is just fluff, but fun fluff. A sequel to Austenland. I actually enjoyed this one more. The best part is the witty, fast dialog. Hale could write...more
Mar 07, 2012
Mar 07, 2012
Witch & Wizard (Witch & Wizard, #1)
A new young adult series for Patterson. Like most of his writing it starts off fast and really never slows down. Whit and Wisty are arrested by the Ne...more
May 18, 2010
May 16, 2010
The Alexandria Link (Cotton Malone, #2)
Cotton Malone again gets dragged into adventure to find the Lost Library of Alexandria. This time Cotton's teenage son is kidnapped and his ex-wife be...more
Sep 25, 2010
Sep 25, 2010
The Golden One (Amelia Peabody, #14)
**spoiler alert** This Amelia Peabody adventure has some tomb robbing and a dead body but that isn't the real mystery. The adventure continues as agai...more
Jul 26, 2010
Jul 26, 2010
Alex Cross, Run (Alex Cross, #20)
The latest in one of my favorite series. (I like that Patterson seemly writes these without partners.) This is a very quick adventure with a lot going...more
May 2013
May 01, 2013
This book made me remember why I use to love Stephen King. The premise is that an English teacher is talked into going back in time to see if he can s...more
Jul 20, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
The Ark (Tyler Locke, #1)
When a young archeologist is almost killed twice, Tyler Locke believes her story that some how involves Noah's ark. A plot is afoot to recreat the flo...more
Sep 16, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Another really interesting historical fiction by Weir. This one tells the story of Eleanor of Aquitaine. She was the wife of Louis VII of France and t...more
Aug 16, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
Blameless (Parasol Protectorate, #3)
**spoiler alert** This book just felt flat to me. I like the sparks between Alexia and her hubby Connel. It seemed far fetched that he would deny he c...more
Apr 02, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
A fascinating book of American's who lived in Paris from 1840's thru the turn of the century. The idea being, that what they learned there and brought...more
Dec 26, 2011
Dec 26, 2011
The Book of Fate
Was expecting a Dan Brown type plot. Weak in comparison with Brown but okay. Wes is the aid to the President of the United States when an attack is ma...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 19, 2011
The Lake House (When the Wind Blows, #2)
I was a little confused by this and "When The Wind Blows" until I realized they were adult versions and the premise of the Maximum Ride Series. Then I...more
Jun 07, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
Royal Secrets (Royal, #2)
Abramson makes the most ridiculous scenarios seem plausible. This is the second in the series, but can stand alone. In the little country of Meridia,...more
Mar 26, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
Murder on Waverly Place (Gaslight Mystery, #11)
Suggested by a friend in my book club. I knew there were a couple in the series but did not realize this was #11. I felt the book stood on it's own bu...more
Nov 15, 2010
Nov 24, 2010
The Vault (Tyler Locke, #2)
#2 in Tyler Locke Series. This one has Tyler and Stacey, a TV host who is a classical language specialist, on the hunt for the tomb of King Midas. Eac...more
Sep 27, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever
A very readable history. O'Reilly does a day by day countdown of the end of the civil war (fascinating battle details) to the assasignation. It altern...more
Apr 26, 2012
May 03, 2012
Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5)
Alexia, Connel and daughter Prudence have been summoned to Egypt to visit the oldest living vampire. Ivy and madame Lafoux are along as well. Again th...more
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Private:  #1 Suspect (Jack Morgan, #2)
Second in the Jack Morgan detective agency series. Like Patterson's other books it jumps immediately into action. Jack returns home to find a woman ki...more
Apr 14, 2012
May 03, 2012
Step on a Crack (Michael Bennett, #1)
First in Michael Bennett series (have already read two others). Fast paced legal thriller more than a mystery. The first lady is murdered and then at...more
May 14, 2011
May 14, 2011
The Third Secret
My first Berry novel that wasn't part of the Cotton to Malone series. This was is set in the Vatican at the end of a pope's life. His secretary Michin...more
Oct 26, 2010
Oct 26, 2010
Undercurrents (Undercurrents, #1)
First in a trilogy. Shaye, an olympic swimmer hopeful, ends up in the witness protection program after the murder of her boyfriend. She finds herself...more
Jan 2011
Jan 08, 2011
The Litigators
This book surprised me and yet was predictable. A youngish lawyer has a melt down at his giant law firm and quits. After a bender he joins up with two...more
Jan 22, 2012
Jan 26, 2012
Cross (Alex Cross, #12)
I've enjoyed the Cross series, but it has helped that I have been able to read them in sequence and in a fairly short time. This book has Alex leaving...more
May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009
Hemlock Bay (FBI Thriller, #6)
I have read a few books later in this series and i am glad I didn't start with this one. The main characters Dillon Savich and his wife Sherlock are b...more
Sep 24, 2009
Sep 24, 2009
The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity
I found I became really annoyed at by this book. The writing was sloppy and felt repetitive. The gist is a man 4 years after his daughter is murdered...more
Dec 06, 2009
Dec 06, 2009
Body of Lies (Eve Duncan, #4)
Not the first in the series but enough background was given that I felt up to speed on the main characters. Eve Duncan is a forensic sculptor called i...more
Jan 20, 2012
Jan 26, 2012
The Everafter
**spoiler alert** A teenage girl, Madison, wakes up in "Is" knowing she is dead. She finds that she can relive moments of her life if she lost an obje...more
Dec 30, 2009
Dec 30, 2009