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Bane of the Liche Lord (Chronicles of the Nameless Dwarf, #5)
4.12
I liked this book as an overall read. It surely had a plethora of "bad guys", including a particularly nasty hoard of creatures called "feeders." The...more
May 28, 2014
May 22, 2014
 
Marcelo in the Real World
3.99
Marcelo was a great character. As much as I hoped his father, Arturo, was not right about him, it certainly seemed that his plan to push Marcelo into...more
May 15, 2009
Apr 29, 2009
 
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
3.68
My daughter-in-law said she was reading this book and there was a lot of buzz about it. She described it as like the Twilight series but for adults, r...more
May 13, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.01
FINALLY FINISHED!! This book seemed to go on forever. There is a line in "Amadeus" when the king has just heard a Mozart opera and he says "There were...more
Jun 03, 2011
May 24, 2011
 
Rolling Thunder (Court Bannister, #1)
3.94
I got this one as a freebie on Book Bub. It is the first in a series. Mark Berent was in Vietnam and this is a frank depiction of what that was like....more
Jun 30, 2013
Jun 07, 2013
 
Republic (America's Future, #1)
3.63
I thought this book would be different from what it turned out to be. I thought it would be uplifting and have a successful ending. Perhaps there is a...more
Feb 28, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
 
Term Limits
4.28
I finally finished this one. My reading time has diminished somewhat, so I have been picking at them a little at a time. We were on vacation when a wo...more
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 01, 2014
 
Harvest Home
3.91
There are two kinds of books I can't wait to finish. One is the thriller that I can't put down, and the other is the one I want to finish so I can get...more
Jan 19, 2014
Jan 11, 2014
 
The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey
4.03
I borrowed this book from the library as an experiment to see if I could get it to download onto my Nook. I was successful. I also have The Lace Reade...more
Feb 2011
Feb 01, 2011
 
See (See, #1) (Web of Hearts and Souls #4)
4.07
This narrative, written in first person by a girl of about 16 years, began acknowledging a traumatic event after which she had no memory of her life b...more
Oct 18, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
 
A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the World's Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor
3.83
I saw the documentary about this woman and it inspired me so I bought the book to see what else might be included. She was someone who triumphed over...more
May 05, 2014
May 04, 2014
 
The Tehran Initiative (The Twelfth Imam, #2)
4.27
This is the follow-up book to The Twelfth Imam. I liked the first book, but this one was even better. The scenario is very believable and President Ja...more
Mar 17, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
 
The Help
4.44
Not sure what to say about this one. I did like it very much, but I had seen the movie just before I read the book, so it was a little different than...more
Jan 23, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
 
The Hidden Life Of Dogs
3.70
This book was a little disappointing as I began reading because of its dryness. I wasn't sure what I had expected, but it wasn't this. However, as the...more
Aug 31, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
 
Atlas Shrugged
3.66
I decided to read this book after I saw the first movie. It has been a long read because I have put it down several times to read other books. I liked...more
Feb 06, 2013
Oct 24, 2012
 
The Ant-Man of Malfen (Chronicles of the Nameless Dwarf, #1)
3.52
I had a somewhat difficult time with the language of this book to begin with, but as I read along it seemed to get a little easier. Had I already read...more
May 16, 2014
May 16, 2014
 
Tinkers
3.35
I borrowed this from the library for my nook. I didn't have to wait very long and after I read the first 25 pages or so, I understood why. It was abou...more
Apr 21, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
 
Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
3.94
This was a very interesting book. It was basically a study of the philosophy of the past and future of mankind framed as a discussion between a gorill...more
Sep 12, 2013
Sep 09, 2013
 
Redemption: The Further Adventures of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer
4.07
I began this book with a critical attitude because I studied and taught Huck Finn in school. I was looking for the author to keep to the original lang...more
Oct 24, 2013
Oct 20, 2013
 
One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1)
4.01
This book was recommended to me by a friend who said there was to be a movie coming out about this story. I was curious and since I was between books...more
Feb 06, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
 
The Drop (Harry Bosch, #17)
4.10
This was the best of Harry Bosch books so far. There were two story lines (bad guys)in this one and he also met up again with Irvin Irving, with whom...more
Jun 29, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
 
The German Suitcase
3.88
This was not the usual story about the death camps in WWII. It was well constructed to keep my interest between the current day story and the historic...more
Aug 20, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
 
The Lions of Lucerne (Scot Harvath, #1)
4.00
I heard about Brad Thor on Fox News where he was being interviewed about his new novel "Hidden Order." It sounded very interesting, so I looked up his...more
Jul 30, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
 
Heat Wave (Nikki Heat, #1)
3.53
If you are a fan of the show "Castle", you will like this book. It is more than loosely based on the characters in the show and the events are also mo...more
Feb 27, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
 
Killing Floor (Jack Reacher, #1)
4.00
All the time I was reading this, I was mentally comparing Jack Reacher to Harry Bosch. It has been a while since I read a Bosch book. I did like this...more
Dec 06, 2012
Dec 03, 2012
 
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
3.99
I liked this book due to the character portrayal, and the angst of teens. It was very true to form for the reader with whom it was meant to identify....more
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 09, 2013
 
The Swan Thieves
3.51
I had to rush this one because my checkout time was waning. I liked this story, but I thought it was too descriptive and dragged out. I understand the...more
May 10, 2011
May 01, 2011
 
A Thousand Years of Darkness
3.11
I have mixed feelings about this one. It was written about the government and taken, in some cases, almost word for word from current events. The auth...more
Nov 2013
Oct 24, 2013
 
The Kingmaker's Daughter (The Cousins' War #4)
3.87
John and I listened to this one on CD in the car on the way to Branson, MO and back. It made the time go by quickly and the story was engaging. This i...more
Jul 06, 2014
Jul 01, 2014
 
Bliss
3.39
For a supernatural story, this one was interesting, but not a five-star book. However, I did like the little interludes very much, especially the blac...more
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Apr 18, 2009
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