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Fairest (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #2)
Though the story was captivating enough to make me read it in one sitting, I'm still a bit disappointed in this book. I got so tired of Mina being the...more
Oct 23, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
Pistols for Two
Whenever I need a Georgette Heyer fixs but don't have time for a full novel, I grab this delightful collection of short stories. Of course GH is at he...more
Jan 16, 2010
Jan 01, 2010
The Wall of Partition
I thought I knew or knew of all of Florence Barclay's novels, but this was a total new found for me. Unfortunately the scanned edition I found on the...more
May 28, 2011
May 28, 2011
UnEnchanted (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #1)
A very nice story that kept me captured enough to read it in (nearly) one sitting. I only give it three stars, though, because of two things. First, f...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
Rip Tide (Dark Life, #2)
It is always a challenge to make the second book in a series as interesting as the first when the settings, the world and the characters have been est...more
Nov 08, 2012
Nov 08, 2012
The Way of Shadows (Night Angel, #1)
A gritty story that takes a while to get started, but when it does, it sweeps the reader along with all the intrigues, different storylines and the et...more
Jun 30, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
The Silent Governess
Olivia has secrets and mysteries of her own, so becoming witness to Lord Bradley's just complicates her life further.
For once, this is a modern book s...more
Aug 05, 2011
Aug 06, 2011
Sue Barton, Visiting Nurse (Sue Barton, #3)
As the other Sue Barton books this gives a delightful picture of life as a visiting nurse in New York in the time around WW2. And though a lot of it m...more
Sep 06, 2010
Sep 07, 2010
Dragon Blood (Hurog, #2)
As the second book it nicely rounded up book one and some of the things I missed in that got a nice resolve here (as the relationship between Ciarra a...more
Jul 04, 2010
Jul 06, 2010
Dance Little Lady
On a holiday in France with too few books to read this was one of a very limited choices. I had never heard about Lilian Harry and had no expectations...more
Feb 09, 2009
Feb 08, 2009
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Since I gave this book four stars I must have liked it, but there were also quite a few things that annoyed me. First the repititious plot was too eas...more
Apr 28, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
It is hard to evaluate this book because it is in some ways the necessary ending to the series and as such interesting reading. But I think as a whole...more
May 11, 2012
May 08, 2012
Picked up at a railroad station in Germany because I needed something to read on a 6 hours train ride. It turned out to be the last book in a triology...more
Aug 2010
Aug 01, 2010
Dragon Bones (Hurog, #1)
The story starts a bit slow but certainly picks up. The concept of a person nobody has thought anything of (because he as a self-preservation towards...more
Jul 02, 2010
Jun 28, 2010
Redemption (Redemption, #1)
I like the idea of the book, showing how you stick to doing the right thing in God's eyes even though everybody around you thing it is stupid. But tha...more
Jan 20, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
A rather disturbing story, but well-written keeping the suspence up all the way through. Even though I had just watched the movie I couldn't put the b...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
The Garden Party and Other Stories
If I should evaluate this collection of short stories from its literary value I ought to give it 5 stars. The problem is that so many of the stories a...more
Jun 2012
Jun 02, 2012
Home by Morning (Powell Springs, #1)
I have for a long time wanted to read more books of Alexis Harrington so it was a real treat getting it so easily for my new kindle. It was a bit diff...more
Mar 25, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
The Frog Prince
I guess my expectations were too high, but I was rather disappointed. It wasn't as funny as I had thought, it took me too long to get out of being ann...more
Apr 15, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
Flight of the Outcasts (Aedyn Chronicles #2)
This rating may change when I get the rest of the story
Two children return to another world, but this time their annoying stepsister tacks along, but...more
Aug 2011
Aug 06, 2011
Raising Dragons
Another paranormal young adult book but with a christian twist. You can tell that this book is written by a man and that makes a welcome change. I lik...more
Nov 24, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
The Ladies of Missalonghi
It is hard to rate this book fairly. When I first read it, I liked it although I didn't quite like Missy's dishonesty. Then some years later I discove...more
Jun 1988
Feb 25, 2009
Daddy-Long-Legs (Daddy-Long-Legs, #1)
I have known and loved this book since I inherited it from my mother years and years ago, but this was the first time I read/heard it in its original...more
Jan 30, 2009
Jan 28, 2009
Chosen Ones (Aedyn Chronicles #1)
Two children jump into a pool in a mysterious garden and end up in a different world where they seem to be destined to save the world from its evil ru...more
Jul 30, 2011
Aug 06, 2011
I Still Dream About You
This is not among the best of Fannie Flagg's books. It is clearly a tribute to Birmingham - making me want to visit that city some day - and to old-fa...more
Apr 03, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
The Host (The Host, #1)
I think this might very well be the best book I have read (listened to this year). It was so hard to turn of and I think my family will appriciate tha...more
Apr 09, 2013
Dec 23, 2011
The Princess and the Goblin
What a charming fairy-tale! And to think that it has been sitting on my shelf for years! I'm very sorry I haven't read it sooner so I could have share...more
Feb 09, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
Jane of Lantern Hill
As always I love Montgomery's poetic style and she has an amazing capacity of making her readers feel they are inside the story. And this story is a v...more
May 13, 2009
May 14, 2009
Pigen fra Auschwitz
Efter mange år vælger Arlette at fortælle om sine oplevelser under 2. verdenskrig hvor hun tilbragte omkring et år i Auschwitz. Hun har fortalt sin hi...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
Out of Africa
I seriously regret never having read this book before - and to think it sat on my parents' bookself all my childhood! It is a wonderful story about a...more
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
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