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The Lotus Eaters
My thoughts:
This one punched me deep in my gut....I literally sobbed for 15 minutes after I finished the last page. All of these emotions were swirlin
Jan 2011
Dec 26, 2010
Falling Home
My Thoughts:
This book has it all....a great family story, love, heartbreak, secrets, humor, sadness....and it's written beautifully. I finished this
May 15, 2011
May 14, 2011
By Fire, by Water
My thoughts:
Wow....that's what I think...WOW!! Never in a million years would I say that historical fiction about the New Inquisition during the Medie
Mar 07, 2011
Mar 05, 2011
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
Why I wanted to read this book: I have often wanted to volunteer in another country and Conor's story sounded promising and intriguing. I wanted to kn ...more
Jan 02, 2011
Dec 31, 2010
The Peach Keeper
My Thoughts: I have been anxiously waiting for this book to come out! I fell under Sarah's spell when I happened upon "Garden Spells" on my library s ...more
Apr 08, 2011
Apr 07, 2011

Most of you have heard, by now, what happened to my brother, or a version of it: the alarming events of that spring and summer, the single, vile accu
May 09, 2011
May 08, 2011
Nerd Do Well
Review courtesy of my son Marc:

A few reasons really come to mind when I'm asked the question why I wished to read the novel Nerd Do Well written by Si
Jun 14, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
Drinking Closer to Home (P.S.)
Well, this will be a short and sweet (maybe not) review...reason being...I just did not care for this book. I found the parents to be narcissistic, ne ...more
Jan 09, 2011
Jan 09, 2011
The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead
First thoughts after finishing this book: Hmmm....that was interesting and creepy.

What I liked about the book:

the author really created a sinister, d
Jun 16, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
Slow Dancing on Price's Pier
This is the perfect book to take to the beach and just escape into the pages. I really enjoyed the setting and the characters. I truly loved reading t ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
The Rose Garden
First Thoughts after finishing this awesome book: "Where can I find those ley lines so that I can step back in time and fall into a handsome smuggler' ...more
Oct 22, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
Cross Currents
First thoughts when I finished this magnificent novel: "I'm a damn emotional wreck!"

I have to say that I'm blown away by Shors writing. I could kick m
Nov 07, 2011
Nov 05, 2011
What Would Mr Darcy Do?
My Thoughts:
Ahhhhh...what bliss this book was! I loved the little twists that Reynolds put to her Pride & Prejudice variation. It made for an inte
Apr 03, 2011
Apr 03, 2011
Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet (Agatha Raisin, #2)
I really love this crotchety middle aged woman named Agatha. She makes me smile and laugh because she just says it like it is. She recently retired fr ...more
Apr 09, 2011
Apr 09, 2011
A Wife for Mr. Darcy
First thoughts after finishing: "Oh my Mr. Darcy...I love you so!!!"

I know that I read a lot of P&P variations and some people often wonder how I
Jul 05, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
The Midwife's Confession
My thoughts:
I had read so many great reviews of this title that I just had to get my hands on a copy. I'm a bit ashamed to admit that I finally realiz
May 19, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
Silver Girl
First Thoughts after finishing book: I'm glad that I didn't end up hating Meredith!!

What I liked about this book:

The story is very relevant to what ha
Jun 26, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
Me Again
First thoughts after finishing: "What a lovely debut novel. I bought it hook, line, and sinker."

"And Dad?" I reached out and touched his arm, startli
Oct 02, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
Mothers and Daughters
First thoughts after finishing this book: You think because you're family that you know everything about each other, but the truth is you really don't ...more
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 19, 2011
Radio Shangri-la: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth
Why I read it:
I really enjoy reading about people's experiences living countries that I know next to nothing about. I remember watching The Today's Sh
Jul 17, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
The Apothecary's Daughter
My Thoughts:
I really enjoyed this book about the role apothecaries had in Regency England during the mid 1800's. It was also very enlightening to know
Jun 12, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
The Gin Closet
First thoughts after finishing: There are so many damaged people in this world. Many keep the damage to themselves while others have absolutely no pro ...more
Jun 03, 2011
Jun 01, 2011
Down from Cascom Mountain: A Novel

First thoughts after closing this book: I just want to stay here in this moment and think about these characters because I'm not quite ready to say go
Jun 27, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
It Happened One Bite (Regency Vampyre Trilogy, #1)

The Cover:
Cheesy...big time!!! If I saw this in the bookstore I would just keep on going and not bother to pick it up to investigate it further.

My Fir
Mar 22, 2011
Mar 21, 2011

"Lake opened her mouth to scream but nothing came out. her breath seemed dead-bolted in her chest. She knew she needed to get closer, to check if Kea
Feb 27, 2011
Feb 25, 2011
Russian Winter
My Thoughts: I was pulled into this story from the very first chapter. The whole premise of the book intrigued me from the beginning and I have to say ...more
May 04, 2011
May 01, 2011
My Love, My Enemy
My Thoughts:
First off, I want to say Do Not Judge a Book By Its Cover!! This one screams bodice ripper and a mindless plot line, but it couldn't be fu
Feb 06, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
The Bird House
"Beneath the surface of any problem, if you scrabble a bit, you'll find a secret.
It may take a while-decades perhaps-not for your excavation, mind y
Feb 28, 2011
Feb 27, 2011
The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt
TheThree Reasons Reviewis a simple way to get your thoughts out there about a book. The reasons are as follows complete with fancy button:

1.) Reasons
Dec 10, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
Dreaming of Mr. Darcy (Austen Addicts #2)
First Thoughts after I finished: "That was completely adorable...bring me more!"

I thought this book was just what the doctor ordered. I was completely
Dec 14, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
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