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Raise the Titanic! (Dirk Pitt, #4)
3.93
I think I was in high school when Kate Winslet stood on the bow of the Titanic and let Leonardo DiCaprio take her in his arms as their doomed love aff ...more
Feb 10, 2011
Jan 25, 2011
 
Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit
4.16
In this book, pastor Francis Chan attempts to "reverse our tragic neglect of the Holy Spirit", the third of the trinity he has named "the forgotten Go ...more
Dec 21, 2011
Dec 21, 2011
 
Night of the Living Deed (Haunted Guesthouse Mystery #1)
3.80
2 1/2 Stars

This cozy mystery by E.J. Copperman is the first in the Haunted Guesthouse series. Recently divorced single mother Allison Kerby has bought
...more
Aug 02, 2012
Aug 04, 2012
 
Ghoul Interrupted (Ghost Hunter Mystery, #6)
4.07
FABULOUS book by author Victoria Laurie. This, the sixth in her Ghost Hunter series, is another example of Ms. Laurie's flexibility. Each new book ha ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
 
E is for Evidence (Kinsey Millhone, #5)
3.86
This was the most fast-paced Kinsey Millhone mystery yet. Kinsey's case starts out as a typical investigation of an insurance claim but soon she is su ...more
May 09, 2013
May 10, 2013
 
The Complete Idiot's Guide To Writing A Novel
3.70
I found this book to be a great source tools and advice for a person who would like to attempt to write his or her first novel. The author has the per ...more
Apr 14, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.38
I'm not usually one to read the books that "everyone else" is reading, just because they are reading them. As such, I've resisted "The Hunger Games" f ...more
Dec 03, 2011
Dec 03, 2011
 
Getting Through the Tough Stuff: It's Always Something!
4.23
I was impressed with this book from the beginning and Swindoll continued to impress until the very end. In his book about how to deal with the tough s ...more
Jun 10, 2009
Apr 08, 2009
 
Labyrinth
4.44
I remember getting this book in 1986 and reading it over and over. I pored over every illustration with awe. In third grade I even recreated the illus ...more
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
If Walls Could Talk (A Haunted Home Renovation Mystery #1)
3.84
This paranormal cozy has an interesting premise: home renovation meets haunted house. Protagonist Mel, as in Melanie, Turner is a thirty-eight year ol ...more
May 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Conjure (The Hoodoo Apprentice, #1)
3.86
Emmaline and her twin brother Jack are spending the summer at their father's with best friend Cooper when the teens discover a message in a bottle. He ...more
Aug 14, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
 
Lethal Outlook (Psychic Eye Mystery, #10)
4.12
Another fabulous mystery from the super-talented Victoria Laurie!

Psychic intuitive Abby Cooper is enjoying life in her new home of Austin, Texas. She
...more
Jul 18, 2012
Jul 27, 2012
 
D Is For Deadbeat (Kinsey Millhone, #4)
3.82
"D is for Deadbeat" begins with a client hiring Kinsey to find a person and deliver a check to him. Simple enough. Within the week however, her client ...more
Feb 10, 2012
Feb 05, 2012
 
The Apprentice (Rizzoli & Isles #2)
4.12
Don't let the figures of Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander on the cover fool you. In this follow-up to Tess Gerritsen's "The Surgeon" Medical Examiner ...more
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
 
Sleight of Paw (Magical Cats, #2)
4.02
This book was a mix of delightful and frustrating elements.

Pros: The book is set in idyllic Mayfield all dressed up in snow and winter splendor. Its
...more
Aug 28, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
 
Girl of Nightmares (Anna, #2)
3.93
In the sequel to "Anna Dressed in Blood" Cas Lowood, slayer of murderous ghosts, is tortured by the loss of the girl he loves, ex-murderous ghost Anna ...more
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
 
Spider Bones (Temperance Brennan, #13)
3.88
Forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan helps to identify Quebec drowning victim as John Charles Lowry, only to discover that the same John Charles Lowr ...more
Jan 25, 2012
Jan 19, 2012
 
The Ice Limit
3.92
"The Ice Limit" by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child is a stand-alone novel set in the world of their Agent Pendergast novels. Characters from other s ...more
Jun 14, 2010
Jun 08, 2010
 
B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone, #2)
3.80
Though slightly dated (when did a cheeseburger, fries and a coke cost only $1.69??) this book was quite enjoyable. Private Investigator Kinsey Millhon ...more
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
 
Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
3.98
Author Kendare Blake tells the tale of Cas Lowood, a teenage boy who picks up where his father left off killing ghosts. Although this sounds like the ...more
Oct 31, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
 
Special Agent: My Life On the Front Lines as a Woman in the FBI
3.85
This was my first foray into reding biographies and I couldn't have picked a better subject. Candice DeLong was a psychiatric nurse for ten years befo ...more
May 26, 2012
May 24, 2012
 
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
3.60
Most zombie novels today deal with the initial outbreak and fight to survive, but this novel takes a look at what civilization might look like a few h ...more
Apr 27, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
The first novel of in the Hunger Games finds our heroine, Katniss Everdeen, fighting for her life and finding her heart along the way. The sequel, "Ca ...more
Dec 17, 2011
Dec 06, 2011
 
A Spark of Death
3.70
I usually read mysteries of the cozy, screwball, or police procedural variety by authors like Joanne Fluke, Janet Evanovich, amd Tess Gerritsen. I tho ...more
Apr 10, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
 
Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1)
3.50
This was my first real taste of steampunk and it was so fun! In an alternate history, Seattle is overtaken by a mysterious gas that has been trapped d ...more
not set
Mar 26, 2013
 
A Taste of Crimson (Crimson City, #2)
3.87
This was my favorite of the Crimson City series. My favorite thing about the book was the character of Keelie, a young werewolf on the fringe of her p ...more
Sep 2005
Mar 08, 2012
 
The Sinner (Jane Rizzoli & Maura Isles, #3)
4.11
The Sinner" gets 3 1/2 stars from me.

In this outing with the Boston PD Homicide unit, Det. Jane Rizzoli shares the book with Dr. Maura Isles. Several
...more
Apr 22, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1)
3.70
When this book originally hit store shelves in 2006 I bought it, then accidentally bought it again. The cover is so cool and the description so entici ...more
Feb 04, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
 
Amnesia (A Peter Zaks Mystery)
3.70
This fast-paced mystery features psychologist Peter Zak and investigator Annie Squires. Dr. Zak is asked to give expert testimony in defense of a man ...more
Nov 17, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
 
Awakened (House of Night, #8)
4.03
**spoiler alert** The introduction of Darkness and Light mythos has greatly added to the House of Night series. While I enjoyed a nice break from Zoey ...more
not set
Jan 13, 2011
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