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Nights in Rodanthe
3.80
**spoiler alert** Just a bare-bones list of what I SHOULD/COULD have done with the 2 hours it took me read this sorry excuse for a book:
1. Cleaned my
...more
Jun 07, 2009
Sep 16, 2008
 
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
3.61
When I thought about the rating for this book I wasn't basing it on historical accuracy or the author's technical skills. I base these thriller/histor ...more
Oct 18, 2009
Jun 01, 2009
 
Class Trip
3.54
Poor little Nicholas...This was an eerie tale about a class of boys going away on a class trip and the whole of the pretty short novel focuses on Nich ...more
May 13, 2011
Jun 20, 2010
 
Hell House
3.81
I had high hopes for this book. I've been wanting to read something of Matheson's for a long time and this was all that my library had so I grabbed it ...more
Jan 10, 2010
Mar 12, 2009
 
Brain Droppings
4.12
This book induced absolutely hysterical laughing fits, so much that the other people in my house would come to check on me and make sure I was alright ...more
Jan 1998
Dec 19, 2008
 
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
4.00
Maybe this is a somewhat unfair rating on my part. I HAVE been waiting for a LONG time to get my hands on this book and was really looking forward to ...more
Apr 15, 2013
Jun 07, 2010
 
The Friend Who Got Away: Twenty Women's True Life Tales of Friendships that Blew Up, Burned Out or Faded Away
3.51
It's not often that I have dreams about a book I read. Or, at least, not ones that I remember. I had a very strange dream last night about a former fr ...more
Sep 15, 2012
Sep 04, 2012
 
Beat the Reaper (Peter Brown #1)
3.79
**spoiler alert** I haven't laughed so much while reading a book since my latest Christopher Moore fix. What a surprise to have this be his debut nove ...more
Jan 11, 2010
May 24, 2009
 
The Nesting Place: It Doesn't Have to Be Perfect to Be Beautiful
4.13
I checked this book out from the library, thinking I'd be inspired to embrace creative design and be able to find ideas or techniques to create a comf ...more
Aug 16, 2014
Aug 03, 2014
 
Dead Aim (Hap and Leonard, #10)
3.84
Okay, since I read it on my Kindle and it only cost me $3.99, I didn't let the ridonculous cover get to me. And I am sad that the last two Hap & L ...more
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
 
Ghostwalk
3.06
Waited and waited to get this book at the library and ended up ordering it from another branch. Didn't live up to my expectations. It could have been ...more
Nov 2007
Sep 29, 2008
 
Her Fearful Symmetry
3.22
I have been waiting eagerly to read this novel. A book about two sets of twins and their complicated relationships with each other was intriguing, esp ...more
Dec 28, 2009
Sep 18, 2009
 
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
3.95
This is my first foray into the genre of paranormal romance and if its run of the mill, then I haven't figured it out yet. I loved this book, the stor ...more
Jan 09, 2009
Oct 11, 2008
 
Forever Summer
3.96
So, I checked this out from the library, thinking I would find lots of fresh and delicious recipes, maybe even some that would impress my English gran ...more
not set
Feb 17, 2009
 
Zombicorns (Zombicorns, #1)
3.79
My first John Green experience and DEFINITELY not my last. Really enjoyed this novella and liked Green's style. Especially liked that it was a free do ...more
Apr 17, 2011
Apr 17, 2011
 
Waking Lazarus
3.79
**spoiler alert** AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHH!!! I hate my internet connection. After posting my review (or trying to) it was all lost. So lacking its former ...more
Jan 30, 2010
Jan 29, 2010
 
Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1)
3.87
**spoiler alert** I liked this book. I found Dexter to be darkly disturbing and believable in his descriptions of how he functions in society as a soc ...more
Feb 15, 2010
Feb 13, 2010
 
The White
3.38
So I had checked this book out from the library a while ago, and returned it without ever getting to read it. Then my mom read it and really liked it. ...more
Jun 06, 2009
May 27, 2009
 
The Price of Salt
3.85
Such a strange feeling to trudge through a book that's a mere 257 pages and feel like I was with someone on such s long journey of self-discovery. To ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
Demonology: Stories
3.45
Let me say how happy I was to come across this collection while browsing at my local library. Both The Ice Storm & Garden State are on my Favorite ...more
May 30, 2012
May 20, 2012
 
Come Closer
3.59
A very scary and quick jaunt into the terrifying. I did not want to stop reading this book because it was creeping me out and I was seeking an end bec ...more
Jun 17, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
 
The Mormon Murders
3.74
**spoiler alert** Although I love reading about murder, religion and crimes of all sorts, I really haven't read a lot of true crime books. This is a g ...more
not set
Jun 22, 2009
 
The Shining (The Shining, #1)
4.11
So much better than the film...if that's all you know of this story then grab the book. No offense, Jack!
Dec 10, 1995
Aug 29, 2008
 
Summer of Night
3.99
Okay, this started out REALLLLLLLLY slow for me. Rating this a 3.75...There were times, multiple times, that I wanted to just return it to the library ...more
Sep 24, 2009
Sep 10, 2009
 
The Little Stranger
3.49
**spoiler alert** I thought this Victorian "ghost story", set in Postwar England was more of a historical fiction novel with a subtle supernatural thr ...more
Mar 21, 2010
Feb 09, 2010
 
Piercing
3.57
I REALLY liked the start and middle of this book and had the ending been better, I would have given it 5 stars. Now I'm hovering somewhere around 4.25 ...more
Mar 09, 2011
Jul 22, 2010
 
Ethan Frome
3.31
**spoiler alert** Wow, what an effed up story. I'm glad I only had to suffer through the emotional wasteland and starcrossed-tragedy of Romeo and Juli ...more
Jun 04, 2010
Feb 11, 2010
 
The Golden City (Fourth Realm, #3)
3.49
**spoiler alert** Well, I can say I've finished a trilogy that I started reading five years ago. Some of what happened was satisfying, but there was a ...more
Jan 17, 2010
Jul 24, 2009
 
Dead and Gone (Sookie Stackhouse, #9)
4.01
**spoiler alert** Am I the only one who is terribly unhappy about all the deaths in this book??? I'm not gonna lie, if Bill had died in this book, it ...more
May 23, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
 
The Troop
3.69
I can't remember the last time a book made me feel physically ill while reading it. Part of it was dread, part was sadness, and another slice of the p ...more
Jun 26, 2014
Oct 10, 2013
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