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I think this will be one of those books that I'll really enjoy the second time I read it. The first time, my brain was too distracted with trying to f ...more
May 27, 2009
May 23, 2009
Mrs. Piggle Wiggle
I changed the names in some of the chapters to my kids' names while reading out loud to them and they loved it. My 5 year old said this was the best b ...more
Mar 08, 2013
Mar 03, 2013
Ilium (Ilium, #1)
Awesome. Dan Simmons is awesome, and this book was awesome. It made me want to read everything he's written. (I will)

Anyone I describe this one to thi
May 23, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
To Say Nothing of the Dog (Oxford Time Travel, #2)
This book was pretty funny. And it was totally all over the place. Theories of time travel, learning to survive in the Victorian era, and figuring out ...more
not set
May 10, 2009
Flight Behavior
I felt like I was being preached at throughout this book. Kingsolver always writes with a mission, to convey a point, and I'm used to that in her book ...more
Jan 13, 2013
Jan 06, 2013
Dragongirl (Pern, #22)
Filler, Fluff, and Ridiculousness. Don't bother. There's no story there. Highly dissapointed in what they've done to the Pern series. Read the early o ...more
Feb 18, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
Just when I think I have an inclination of where the plot is headed, Martin throws something crazy in there and takes me off guard. I've become used t ...more
Apr 05, 2009
Mar 28, 2009
Winter Study (Anna Pigeon, #14)
This is the latest Anna Pigeon Novel. I've read the whole series over a few years and National Park Ranger Anna Pigeon sure has some bad luck. Everywh ...more
May 05, 2009
Jan 24, 2009
Odd Thomas (Odd Thomas, #1)
This was a pretty weird book about a pretty weird guy (named Odd). The guy sees paranormal activity, including ghosts and evil spirit shadows that fea ...more
not set
Jan 24, 2009
Remarkable Creatures
Interesting. I'd never heard of Mary Anning before. This put a story with a quick look at the beginnings of palentology. Quick easy read.
Mar 09, 2011
Mar 07, 2011
Just One Look
If the goal of the author was to write a story I couldn't put down, he succeeded. It was a thriller and a spine chiller. He wrote the bad guy, an assa ...more
Mar 20, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
Term Limits
This was was recommended by my dad. It was written in 1997, but was surprisingly relavant in regards to our country's current financial problems. In t ...more
not set
Mar 10, 2009
Nightlight: A Parody
I wanted to like this book. The premise was funny, and I had high hopes to be entertained. I was dissapointed, as it wasn't all that funny and I strug ...more
Jun 18, 2010
Jun 16, 2010
Transfer of Power (Mitch Rapp #3)
I really liked this one. It was an exciting story that was written well and held me captively interested from the beginning. The detail involved in de ...more
May 08, 2009
May 06, 2009
61 Hours (Jack Reacher, #14)
I can't stand when I solve the mystery at the beginning of the book. But I loved the ending.
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
I, Robot (Robot, #0.1)
This is a fun book. Very interesting, especially since it was written around 60 years ago. Asimov was really ahead of his time and had tons of cool id ...more
May 29, 2009
May 28, 2009
Atlas Shrugged
I get the author's point, I just don't find it to be interesting.
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
The author's extraordinary use of the English language was wasted on vulgarity and filth.
May 28, 2010
May 25, 2010
Without Fail (Jack Reacher, #6)
I think this is my favorite Jack Reacher novel so far.
Aug 02, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
Forever Odd (Odd Thomas, #2)
Eh. I like the main character, but the plot was full of huge jumps and holes. Not great.
Jun 06, 2009
Jun 05, 2009
Genghis: Birth of an Empire (Conqueror, #1)
It was a rough life on the plains of Mongolia in the 12th century. (It probably still is.) This book tells the story of a boy who is abandoned with hi ...more
Mar 19, 2009
Mar 17, 2009
The Woods
Definitely a page turner. I intended to read two chapters and call it a night, but this is one of those books that I couldn't put down. The story was ...more
Jun 04, 2009
Apr 25, 2009
The Moon Maze Game
Brilliantly innovative. I didn't realize this was part of a series until after I read it, but it makes me want to read the earlier ones.
Sep 13, 2011
Sep 08, 2011
Ghost Story (The Dresden Files,  #13)
Harry Dresden is awesome as always. All the Star Wars quotes make me happy.
Sep 18, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
Brave New World
I can't believe this was written in 1932- Huxley was way before his time. This was a much different future dystopian world than Orwell's 1984- as alik ...more
Dec 29, 2010
Nov 26, 2010
The Girl Who Could Fly
Described as Little House on the Prairie meets X-men, I wasn't sure what to expect. Those are two worlds that wouldn't normally overlap.

This was a cu
not set
Apr 14, 2009
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
As I get further into this series I find that the story has slowed way down and not a lot seems to be happening. The exciting and suspense filled book ...more
Apr 30, 2009
Apr 23, 2009
Circle of Friends
I liked this book. It wasn't my normal thing as it had no dragons or science fiction in it, but it was a reccomendation from book club. I enjoyed it. ...more
Feb 03, 2009
Jan 31, 2009
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
This was a bit hard to read because I hated the main character. He is a whiny pain in the ass. "I'm really smart (he says that a lot) and my life is g ...more
Aug 26, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
Eona: The Last Dragoneye (Eon, #2)
An excellent sequel. The pace was a bit slow until the last 100 pages or so when it got going too hard to stop and I put the kids in front of the TV s ...more
May 13, 2011
Jan 18, 2011