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Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
Enjoyed the book. Guess I'm too much of a cynic to believe it all. I'd like to, but can't get away from remembering about the 'true' books that usuall ...more
Jun 03, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
Coffin Man
When I first discovered the Charlie Moon books, I loved them. I don't know why the author has changed his approach so much, but I wish he'd go back to ...more
Apr 20, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Has to be one of the best books I've ever read!!! Just did a re-read. Still love this book. I want to go to the Guernsey Island, I want to meet these ...more
Mar 24, 2015
Apr 19, 2009
The House on Willow Street
Thought I enjoyed the book, but the more I got into it, the less I liked it. It is the story of 4 women, connected by a small Irish village. The setti ...more
Nov 2013
Nov 03, 2013
Cold Comfort Farm
I expected good things from this book, especially after reading the introduction. Unfortunately, the intro was the best part of the book..what I could ...more
Apr 03, 2015
Apr 06, 2015
Fifty Mice: A Novel
One of the most confusing, go-nowhere, boring books I have ever read. Your don't know what is real, what is fake, what might have happened, what might ...more
Feb 15, 2015
Feb 16, 2015
Whistling Past the Graveyard
I did enjoy the book. However, the premise is not quite believable. A 10-years old, southern girl runs away from her grandmother's (this is in the 60' ...more
Oct 30, 2013
Nov 03, 2013
An Unwilling Accomplice (Bess Crawford, #6)
This was the worst book of this series and these authors that I have read. Almost the entire book is spent running between Great, Middle, and Lower Dy ...more
Dec 21, 2014
Dec 23, 2014
Walking Into the Ocean (Chief Inspector Peter Cammon Series #1)
**spoiler alert** I enjoy mysteries. I enjoy English mysteries featuring Scotland Yard--which is why I picked up this book. It's a debut novel, by a m ...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
Shear Murder (Bad Hair Day Mystery, #10)
I used to like Nancy Cohen's books, but with the Bad Hair Day series, that has changed. There are conversations don't follow the subject, people talki ...more
Apr 06, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
Justice Postponed (Rona Parish, #9)
No only was Justice Postponed, they don't even start looking for it till over half the book is done...and the rambling, Oh My!!! Half the book could b ...more
Nov 26, 2014
Nov 27, 2014
Dogtripping: 25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, And 3 RVs On Our Canine Cross-Country Adventure
This is a true story of how, or not, to move a dog rescue across the US. The moving chapters are interspersed with stories of each of the 20+ dogs, ho ...more
Nov 13, 2014
Nov 12, 2014
A Dangerous Place (Maisie Dobbs, #11)
This was not Ms Winspear's best book. I thought the book really drug..dragged..ok, it bogged down and never got out of the bog. Most of the stories ab ...more
Apr 14, 2015
Mar 22, 2015
Queen Bee of Mimosa Branch
I didn't care much for this book. Didn't like the main character. Newly divorced at age 50, she moves back home with her parents because she has no sk ...more
Oct 07, 2013
Oct 09, 2013
The Best American Mystery Stories 2014
Some were enjoyable, some were ok, and some were just plain weird. I don't think I'll ever understand why some stories are thought to be good enough t ...more
Dec 29, 2014
Jan 07, 2015
Lavender-Green Magic (The Magic Series, #5)
Found this in a stack of the books I saved to re-read, and now am wondering just why it took me so long to re-read it. Great story, change the name of ...more
Mar 17, 2012
Apr 23, 2009
Return to Tradd Street (Tradd Street, #4)
I liked this series, but either I'm getting a bit tired of it, or it's been going downhill a bit. The 'hero' of the story gets his way by running over ...more
May 17, 2014
Oct 14, 2013
The Distant Hours
OK, This is a 2nd read, and I'm really having a tough time plodding through the book. Looked at my last review and can't believe I gave it 3 stars. If ...more
Mar 19, 2014
Mar 07, 2011
Deeper Than the Grave (Tai Randolph Mysteries #4)
As always, a good read. This is the latest in this series about a female gunshop owner, but way out of the 'cozy' mystery genre.
Jan 25, 2015
Jan 28, 2015
The Union Street Bakery
The book should have been really good. It was ok. Another story about someone who doesn't feel loved and so, despite all reassurances from her adoptiv ...more
Mar 02, 2014
Mar 03, 2014
If Wishes Were Horses
Knew most of the plot from reading the first chapter. Really predictable. Author likes to throw in 'big' words now and then and it doesn't fit in with ...more
May 08, 2011
May 09, 2011
The Silver Swan (Quirke, #2)
Another English mystery, where as many words as possible are used in the writing. I did like this book, the plot was different, the characters were w ...more
Apr 30, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
Bitter River  (Bell Elkins #2)
This story takes place in a very small 'town' in West Virginia. The book started off ok, except that the 'southern'/hillbilly similes were a bit over ...more
Dec 27, 2014
Jan 02, 2015
The Dead Will Tell (Kate Burkholder, #6)
The latest of this series. The plot was good, had a surprise ending (at least to me. I didn't figure out where it was going till near the end.). Howev ...more
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce, #7)
I was disappointed in this latest of the series about our intrepid 12-year old scientist. I found the book difficult to follow in places. Circumstance ...more
Feb 20, 2015
Feb 22, 2015
A Place in the Country
This book drives me crazy!!! Supposed to be a novel of how a divorced mother of a teen-age girl come into her own---it is so difficult to read. The bo ...more
Oct 07, 2012
Oct 07, 2012
A Cold White Sun (Constable Molly Smith #6)
I've been reading this series from the first. Was hoping eventually the writing would improve. The storyline is good, the characters are believeable, ...more
Sep 07, 2013
Sep 07, 2013
Murder at Gettysburg
First of all, a 40-something (Miranda) gets a call from a college classmate (Ginny) who wants her to come stay for a while. Miranda, who has a current ...more
Jan 07, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
Clobbered by Camembert (A Cheese Shop Mystery, #3)
Gave this book one star because there was nothing lower...The heroine goes downhill fast when she goes to the murder scene, sees a man leaving, and de ...more
Jun 02, 2012
Jun 04, 2012
Deadly Design (Deadly Past, #2)
I didn't care much for this book. The leading lady gets cut-off by a motorcyclist somewhere in the first few pages, and she obsesses about the driver ...more
Feb 23, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
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