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Who Moved My Cheese?
Just re-read this in order to get out of a slump...ended up typing my version of Haw's points and posting it at my desk at work. I'm visualizing new c ...more
Sep 11, 2008
May 18, 2008
I Hated Heaven: A Novel of Love After Death
Definitely a different view of heaven. I really had a hard time with a few of the scenes - after all I believe that if God breaks laws then he ceases ...more
not set
Jan 02, 2009
Confronting the Myth of Self-Esteem: Twelve Keys to Finding Peace
After reading this book, I don't want my family to have self-esteem. There is too much selfishness in the world for us to esteem only ourselves withou ...more
Jan 2004
Jul 30, 2007
Four In Hand (Regency, #2)
Not bad, Stephanie does well with the multiple character story lines. She did have Four in Hand on this one. I expected at least one pun regarding a c ...more
Jan 31, 2009
Jan 30, 2009
Pack Animals (Torchwood, #7)
Based on the popular BBC Dr. Who spin-off, this book contains a story not contained in any episode I've seen. As with the series, much of the story is ...more
Jan 11, 2009
Jan 11, 2009
Easter Bunny Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery, #19)
If you're a fan of tightly written mysteries which stick to the main story line, this is not for you. The book wanders between the mystery, tales of t ...more
May 26, 2013
May 26, 2013
Brother Odd (Odd Thomas, #3)
Haven't read the other two in the series but this was pretty good. It's one of those books you can listen to(read)without having read the previous boo ...more
Mar 04, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
The Winding Ways Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts, #12)
A continuation of the lives of the original Elm Creek Quilting founders. We didn't get much development on the new members and only a cameo from the C ...more
Apr 20, 2008
Apr 04, 2008
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
Definite proof that writers need editors. I only read the first two chapters and could not suspend enough disbelief to accept the premise of the book. ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
Dream Eyes (Dark Legacy, #2)
I think this book helped me realize what it is about Jayne Ann Krentz novels that I like. There's a great mystery, not just the romance. The women alw ...more
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Fairyland, #1)
It's been ages since I devoured a book this delicious. Some of my favorite quotes - "But no one may know the shape of the tale in which they move...St ...more
Aug 13, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson, #7)
Yes, I put this under fantasy. It's strange how a distinction between fantasy and urban fantasy arose. It's even more painful to see that fantasy has ...more
Jun 08, 2013
Jun 08, 2013
Goblin Market
I fell in love with the Pre-Raphaelites in college. Christina Rossetti was an enigma. Praised for her Christian virtue and religious writings, Goblin ...more
Jun 04, 2010
Jun 03, 2010
The Lost Gate (Mither Mages, #1)
Card declares himself a storyteller and he writes with the oral tradition in mind. In his afterwords, he declares that the audiobook is the most perfe ...more
Feb 15, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
Gibson is credited with creating the term Cyberspace in a short story preceding this novel. Within the novel, what we recognize as the world wide web ...more
Feb 09, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
Jasper Fforde's alternate universe includes a never ending Crimean war, a performance where Richard III sounds much like The Rocky Horror Picture Show ...more
Apr 18, 2009
Dec 14, 2008
The Baker Street Letters
A few days ago I picked up the Brothers of Baker Street and then my son pointed out it was a 2nd novel. I bought the first one through my Nookcolor an ...more
Mar 25, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1)
However, the US title is Midnight Riot - I wish they had left the original title it makes more sense. I did love that they didn't Americanize the lang ...more
Jun 30, 2011
Jan 12, 2011
The Mystified Magistrate and Other Tales
I picked this up because it was the one of two books the library had by the Marquis de Sade. For his time, deSade was considered pornographic. If he w ...more
Feb 18, 2009
Feb 20, 2009
The Scot, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Accidental Witch Trilogy, #3)
This did not get put in paranormal although it features a witch and a curse from the past because it really didn't have much of the paranormal in it. ...more
Aug 05, 2011
Aug 08, 2011
The Fortune Quilt
I grabbed this off the readers choice shelf at the library mainly for the quilt aspect. It turned out to be another re-inventing yourself after a layo ...more
Feb 17, 2009
Feb 20, 2009
A Rarefied View At Dawn
One of the things that disturbs me about our current society is the need to deprecate men. In advertising, men are stupid creatures who drip on themse ...more
Aug 18, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
Hard Magic (Grimnoir Chronicles, #1)
I think I liked the quotes from historical figures on the chapter headings more than anything else.

This was a slow start despite the action scenes. It
Jul 21, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
As I was reading this, I kept thinking that so many of Bobby Fischer's later problems could have been avoided if Regina had stopped his temper tantrum ...more
Feb 11, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
Tempt Me with Darkness (Doomsday Brethren, #1)
Well I found a paranormal romance series I liked - Marrok is cursed by Morganna with eternal life until he can love a woman more than himself. Marrok ...more
Feb 28, 2009
Feb 22, 2009
Steve Jobs
It's appropriate that I listened to this book on my iPhone. It's amazing how many times genius is accompanied by the inability to get along with peopl ...more
Nov 08, 2011
Nov 12, 2011
The Realms Thereunder (The Ancient Earth, #1)
Okay, I got to section six and just couldn't take it anymore. By this part of the book we should have more than just exposition... I really understood ...more
Feb 24, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Ten Things I Love About You (Bevelstoke, #3)
I love Julia Quinn. I loved the Bridgerton's and Lady Whistledown. So I was excited to win this book in a Goodread's contest. Julia did not let me dow ...more
Jul 12, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
The Bone Garden
It started slow, by page 109 DH was asking me why I was still trying to slog through it. He would have given up 50 pages before. It's about there that ...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Naked Dragon (Works Like Magick, #1)
Okay, this is the 2nd Annette Blair book I've read where more of the story concentrated on convincing the heroine she looks good as she is. Do women r ...more
Aug 07, 2011
Aug 08, 2011
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