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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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Glimpses of Heaven: True Stories of Hope and Peace at the End of Life's Journey
The book is definitely glimpses, each chapter is 1-3 pages long. After a while, though, the stories are the same, different only for the ages of the p...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
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
A Seaside Christmas (Chesapeake Shores #10)
Another fast red for Christmas with all feel-goody feelings...except, I sure didn't like or respect the characters. The main female has run off to her...more
Dec 24, 2013
Dec 25, 2013
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
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
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
Death Splits a Hair
May be some spoilers in this...

While I have enjoyed both series from this author, I found quite a few odd things in this book. For one, Mandy enjoys l...more
Apr 10, 2011
Apr 13, 2011
Grace Among Thieves (Manor House Mystery, #3)
I don't know how the editors passed this book...there are so many places where the narrative doesn't make sense, or the 'heroine', and I use that word...more
Sep 09, 2012
Sep 09, 2012
Light of the World (Dave Robicheaux, #20)
I've always really enjoyed James Lee Burke's novels. This one is no exception. But I have to say I almost gave it a pass when I read the
Aug 25, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
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
Songs of Willow Frost
I had high expectations of this book when I found out it was written by Jamie Ford who also wrote "The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet". I lov...more
Nov 15, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
Walking with Ghosts (Honey Driver, #3)
This author needs a good editor...and better writing skills. The 'heroine' of the books does several idiotic things, not the worst of which is, while...more
Apr 25, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
Proof of Guilt (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #15)
Probably my most favorite series. I started about the 6th book, read a few, got hooked and went back to read them all. Now, it's frustrating to wait f...more
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
Among the Departed (Constable Molly Smith #5)
Has a decent plot, and I liked the characters. One thing that bugs me about this series, though, is the way the author uses Molly/Moonlight Smith nam...more
Jul 19, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
If Fried Chicken Could Fly (Gram’s Country Cooking School Mystery #1)
Once again I've broken my own rule "No cozy paperback mysteries". Once again I know why I have that rule. Not only does the girl see a ghost, there ar...more
Dec 03, 2012
Dec 05, 2012
The Witch's Portraits
Geared toward teens, this book deals with the super-natural. One young girl, who has latched onto the coattails of a stronger-minded girl, tells the s...more
Jan 27, 2014
Feb 01, 2014
Dear Daughter
* I received this book as an ARC from the publisher in exchange for my honest review *

The book got me interested from the first. I do admit, some of t...more
Jun 17, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
The Doctor of Thessaly
I do not reiterate the plot in my reviews. However, from my point of view, the basic premise of this series is that a "Detective" arrives when he's ne...more
Feb 20, 2014
Feb 26, 2014
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