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The Singing Of The Dead (Kate Shugak, #11)
4.20
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
Ordinary Wolves
4.11
really liked it
After living in Alaska for 26 years, part of that time in Bush Alaska, I can say this is an excellent depiction of 'real' Alaska and the people and ot ...more
Dec 28, 2008
Nov 15, 2008
 
Dobry
3.21
it was amazing
A wonderful gentle story about rural Bulgaria. This book should be required reading for artists. The intertwined life with nature and nuture are refre ...more
Jun 02, 2016
May 26, 2016
 
Death in Bloodhound Red (Jo Beth Sidden "Bloodhound" Mystery #1)
4.22
really liked it
Very fun read. Takes place in my neighborhood in SE Georgia and the working bloodhound stuff was interesting. I didn't care for the protagonist's Step ...more
Dec 25, 2008
Dec 22, 2008
 
Midnight Come Again (Kate Shugak, #10)
4.24
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
A Grave Denied (Kate Shugak, #13)
4.27
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth #1)
3.93
really liked it
A fun fantasy read at a juvenile level (which suits me fine these days). There are 32 in the Xanth series - so far - and I can see keeping myself ente ...more
Feb 03, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
 
The Forever War (The Forever War, #1)
4.15
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Although this book does what good science fiction should do - take current science and extrapolate how it might be applied in the fu ...more
Feb 26, 2017
Feb 18, 2017
 
East Is East (Contemporary American Fiction)
3.64
really liked it
#1 This is especially fun because it takes place in my neighborhood. He talks about Tupelo Island but he's really talking about Sapelo Island. The old ...more
Nov 2008
Nov 07, 2008
 
Up a Road Slowly
4.02
really liked it
I'm not that fond of coming of age books, especially those about upper or middle class, but the normal events of family upheaval, stalwart and betrayi ...more
Apr 14, 2016
Apr 14, 2016
 
Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market
3.76
liked it
Pretty interesting look at the pot industry, the porn industry and the strawberry industry from an informal economy point of view. This book points ou ...more
Oct 03, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
 
The Runaway Robot
3.97
really liked it
A fine story of intra-planetary intrigue, AI advancement, and tweener angst. I especially like that this is a Scholastic Book, meaning that schools ar ...more
Mar 11, 2016
Mar 09, 2016
 
Byrd
3.81
it was amazing
Set some time aside as this story sucks you in and keeps you there until the end.
May 17, 2014
Apr 17, 2014
 
Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
3.99
it was amazing
Moore, Kingsolver and Williams in one volume. How is that not to like? I'd call this an amazing book and might even break my why-buy-books-when-there- ...more
Sep 29, 2012
May 17, 2012
 
M.C. Higgins, the Great
3.43
it was ok
The perspective of a kid who lives in the mountains threatened by coal mining was interesting but the story didn't seem to go very far.
Apr 20, 2016
Apr 18, 2016
 
From Manual Workers to Wage Laborers: Transformation of the Social Question
3.95
it was ok
Very thick research and language, more about the evolution of welfare than wage labor (my focus).
Aug 19, 2015
Jul 31, 2015
 
Shadow of a Bull
3.52
it was ok
A good story about a 'sport' I abhor.
Apr 02, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
 
The Light at Tern Rock (Newbery Library, Puffin)
3.76
liked it
Sweet little Christmas story.
Jan 30, 2014
Jan 30, 2014
 
Walk Two Moons
3.95
it was amazing
Loved it. Gentle treatment of mental illness and two particular quotes resonate with me.

"...I remembered a time my mother and I walked around the rims
...more
Jul 29, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
 
A Fine And Bitter Snow (Kate Shugak, #12)
4.24
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
Hunter's Moon (Kate Shugak, #9)
4.20
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
A Taint In The Blood (Kate Shugak, #14)
4.21
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
Blood Will Tell (Kate Shugak, #6)
4.23
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
Killing Grounds (Kate Shugak, #8)
4.16
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
A Cold Day For Murder (Kate Shugak, #1)
3.72
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
Breakup (Kate Shugak, #7)
4.30
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
Dead In The Water (Kate Shugak, #3)
4.16
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
Play With Fire (Kate Shugak, #5)
4.10
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
A Fatal Thaw (Kate Shugak, #2)
4.05
really liked it
The Kate Shugak series massively appealed to me. She is a moral, if not slightly damaged (aren't we all?!) Native Alaskan woman who solves mysteries a ...more
Jul 15, 2006
Jul 15, 2014
 
Holidays on Ice
3.95
it was ok
I picked this up at the free library shelf in the courthouse in Swan Quarter, North Carolina because I needed something to read on the ferry. I prefer ...more
Apr 28, 2016
Apr 29, 2016
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