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Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum, #12)
4.13
really liked it
This did not disappoint. The tension between Stephanie, Joe, and Ranger is better than ever.
Jul 11, 2006
May 23, 2008
 
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
4.31
it was amazing
I loved this one just as much as the first. It had me crying. Now, that’s not entirely unusual — after all, I cry at tv commercials. But I wasn’t just ...more
Sep 12, 2006
May 31, 2008
 
Under the Overtree
3.71
really liked it
It’s been a while since I read a true horror novel, so it took me a bit to talk myself into suspending disbelief. However, once I got into the book, i ...more
Dec 31, 2006
Jun 03, 2008
 
A Place Called Wiregrass
3.78
really liked it
This was an excellent first novel. I found Erma Lee’s actions and thoughts very believable, considering what her life has been like. I did get a littl ...more
Dec 05, 2006
Jun 03, 2008
 
Kill the Messenger
3.80
it was ok
I’ve been a fan of Tami Hoag for a while, but this book was pretty……. eh. I just didn’t connect with any of the characters. Maybe it’s because this bo ...more
Feb 27, 2006
Apr 04, 2008
 
Outlander (Outlander #1)
4.20
it was amazing
I can’t say enough about this book. I was in love with it by the time I’d read 100 pages. In fact, it’s an 800+ page book and I read it in about 4 day ...more
Sep 07, 2006
May 29, 2008
 
44 Cranberry Point (Cedar Cove, #4)
4.13
liked it
This was pretty good, but a little confusing. Basically, it’s a soap opera in novel form. And, like most soap operas, it can sometimes be hard to keep ...more
Oct 11, 2006
May 31, 2008
 
Glory in Death (In Death, #2)
4.25
really liked it
It was interesting reading this early installment in the series, because I’ve read most of the later ones. This is the book that first introduces Peab ...more
Oct 07, 2006
May 31, 2008
 
Ruby (Landry, #1)
3.91
liked it
**spoiler alert** This wasn’t bad, but I felt like things wrapped up a little too quickly and easily at the end. One second the girl’s getting locked ...more
Oct 03, 2006
May 31, 2008
 
Into Thin Air
3.49
liked it
I hadn’t read anything by this author before, but I’m always up for new mysteries. It was pretty good. Not so good that I plan to add any of his other ...more
Jun 09, 2006
May 14, 2008
 
The Forgotten (Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus, #13)
3.90
really liked it
Though I’ve been reading her husband’s books for years, I’d never read a Faye Kellerman book. I picked up this for cheap at the book fair and decided ...more
Jul 17, 2006
May 23, 2008
 
A Dangerous Fortune
3.99
it was amazing
Loved it. This was a nice change from the WWII era Follett that I’ve read. However, there’s one thing that ties all of his books together for me — his ...more
Nov 07, 2006
Jun 03, 2008
 
All That Remains (Kay Scarpetta, #3)
4.05
liked it
It’s interesting to read these early books in the series after reading a lot of the later ones. Fills in the blanks on some of the back story. Overall ...more
Jun 13, 2006
May 22, 2008
 
The Surgeon (Rizzoli & Isles, #1)
4.10
it was ok
I felt pretty “ho-hum” about this book. It was alright, but not so great that I’ll seek out more books by Tess Gerritsen. On to bigger and better thin ...more
Jan 28, 2006
Mar 19, 2008
 
The Kite Runner
4.25
really liked it
This was an interesting book. It gave some history of Afghanistan that I wasn’t really aware of, and a good perspective that fits in with our current ...more
Mar 06, 2006
Apr 04, 2008
 
The Winds of War (The Henry Family, #1)
4.36
really liked it
This started out a little slow, but by the time the war started, the character backgrounds were done and the story started moving. I learned a lot abo ...more
Jun 30, 2006
May 22, 2008
 
Cerulean Sins (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #11)
3.83
liked it
I still like these books, but like I said about the last ones, they’re starting to contain a bit too much sex. With this book, it seemed like the firs ...more
Feb 14, 2006
Apr 04, 2008
 
The Falls (Inspector Rebus, #12)
4.01
liked it
This book took me forever to get through. It’s the 12th book in the Rebus series, but the first one I’ve read. Rankin is Scottish, and the book is set ...more
Dec 21, 2006
Jun 03, 2008
 
A Child Called "It" and The Lost Boy
4.08
really liked it
These books are fascinating and heartbreaking all at once. I read the first last night, and the second today in less than 2 hours. What I feel left wi ...more
Oct 31, 2006
Jun 02, 2008
 
A Stroke of Midnight (Merry Gentry, #4)
4.06
it was ok
My comments on the last book in this series pretty much echo my feelings on this one: “This was pretty par for the course for this series. Lots of wei ...more
Dec 05, 2006
Jun 03, 2008
 
Goodnight Nobody
3.64
liked it
I have mixed feelings about this book. Story-wise, it wasn’t bad. However… I know Jennifer Weiner’s books are supposed to be “fat girl does good” sort ...more
Apr 14, 2006
May 07, 2008
 
Dangerous Tides (Drake Sisters, #4)
4.28
it was ok
I’m not sure how I feel about this. It wasn’t bad, but I couldn’t tell if it’s meant to be part of a series (there are 3 other books about other Drake ...more
Oct 18, 2006
May 31, 2008
 
When the Sacred Ginmill Closes (Matthew Scudder, #6)
4.16
liked it
I decided to start this series from the beginning because I read All the Flowers are Dying, the 16th book, and enjoyed it.

If I had read this book with
...more
Nov 07, 2006
Jun 02, 2008
 
4th of July (Women's Murder Club, #4)
4.04
really liked it
It’s been quite a while (over a year) since I read a James Patterson book, and this one reminded me why I like him! This is the 4th book in the Women’ ...more
Oct 27, 2006
Jun 02, 2008
 
The Eighth Commandment
3.77
really liked it
This book was not at all what I expected. I’ve never read Lawrence Sanders, and based on the little bit that was on the back of the book I was expecti ...more
Oct 06, 2006
May 31, 2008
 
The Kill Artist (Gabriel Allon, #1)
3.99
it was amazing
Super, super book. I’ve been listening to this in the car, and at first I was a bit concerned that I wasn’t going to like it. It took me a few hours t ...more
Nov 07, 2006
Jun 02, 2008
 
Just One Look
4.00
liked it
I picked this book out pretty randomly. I had to go to the library for Killing Floor, and when I go pick up something specific I like to pick somethin ...more
Aug 30, 2006
May 29, 2008
 
Polar Shift (Numa Files, #6)
3.88
liked it
I like Cussler’s books because the plots are so out-of-this-world over-the-top. And he makes them believeable! Kurt Austin is pretty much Dirk Pitt wi ...more
Oct 10, 2006
May 31, 2008
 
Year Zero
3.58
liked it
This book had a lot crammed into it. Religion, cloning, plague, messiahs… The basic premise is that a man searching for physical proof of Jesus unknow ...more
Oct 26, 2006
Jun 01, 2008
 
Micah (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #13)
3.62
liked it
I have mixed feelings about this. Not really because of the content, but because of the delivery. A novel this was not. It was a short story printed w ...more
Mar 06, 2006
Apr 04, 2008
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