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Shadow Tag
3.37
it was ok
This is my first Louise Erdrich book. I am aware that she is a prolific writer, and well-respected, but I just never got around to reading any of her ...more
Jan 2010
Feb 06, 2010
 
The Other Family
3.26
liked it
Until last year, I had never read any books by Joanna Trollope, though I had heard of her. I found those books I did read to be interesting, and worth ...more
Mar 2010
Mar 04, 2010
 
An Irish Country Courtship (Irish Country #5)
4.11
really liked it
Another peek into the lives of the citizens of Ballybucklebo, a village in Ulster, and once again I am not disappointed. This installment finds the Ch ...more
Nov 2010
Nov 27, 2010
 
A Catered Thanksgiving (A Mystery with Recipes, #7)
3.28
liked it
As anyone who knows me can tell you, I love to read books with holiday themes at the time of the respective holiday. So when I was at the library the ...more
Nov 2010
Nov 27, 2010
 
Priceless (Kick Keswick, #2)
4.04
really liked it
The next book in the Kick Keswick series, this one finds Kick living her dream life, now retired as the famous Shamrock Burglar, a jewel thief. She is ...more
Aug 2010
Aug 15, 2010
 
An Impartial Witness (Bess Crawford, #2)
3.88
really liked it
This book was quite enjoyable, and is the second in a series featuring Bess Crawford, a WWI nurse whose home is England.

In this installment, Bess is
...more
Oct 2010
Nov 27, 2010
 
Mistress Of Nothing
3.57
really liked it
I received an Advance Reader's Edition of this book, and thought it looked like it was worth trying. I'm glad I did, because it was a really good stor ...more
Nov 2010
Nov 27, 2010
 
The Three Weissmanns of Westport
2.89
liked it
This was another book that I had read reviews about, and thought might be fun to read. I found a copy at the library, and snapped it up off the shelf ...more
Jun 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
The Code of the Woosters (Jeeves, #7)
4.36
really liked it
Actually, I listened to this from an audio version of this produced by the BBC. Bertie Wooster's Aunt Dahlia assigns him to go to an antique store and ...more
May 2010
May 11, 2010
 
Marriage and Other Acts of Charity: A Memoir
3.64
liked it
I had wanted to read Kate Braestrup's earlier book, "Here If You Need Me," after seeing her interviewed on several TV shows shortly after it was publi ...more
Mar 2010
Mar 24, 2010
 
Look Again
3.85
liked it
Another Lisa Scottoline book that I enjoyed, so what else is new?

The story opens when Ellen Gleeson, a journalist with a Philadelphia newspaper, arri
...more
Mar 2010
Mar 24, 2010
 
Brilliant (Kick Keswick, #1)
3.99
really liked it
What fun this book is! My niece Amanda kept telling me that I had to read these books, and I finally found the first of the series at the library last ...more
Jul 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
Blackwork (A Needlecraft Mystery, #13)
3.69
liked it
This is another installment in the series featuring Betsy Devonshire, the owner of Crewel World, a needlework store in Excelsior, Minnesota, and local ...more
Mar 2010
Mar 24, 2010
 
Perfect (Kick Keswick, #3)
4.10
really liked it
Another fun outing with Kick Keswick, former world-class jewelry burglar, trying her best to live a quiet life with her husband and dog in a small vil ...more
Sep 2010
Aug 28, 2010
 
Just Take My Heart
3.73
really liked it
Another Mary Higgins Clark entry, this time intertwining two womens' lives in a way that I didn't really expect. Emily Wallace is given the assignment ...more
Jun 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
4.03
really liked it
I have been wanting to read this book for a while, so when I saw it on the shelf at the library, I just grabbed! I find medical stories, particularly ...more
Apr 2010
Apr 10, 2010
 
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
3.64
liked it
I've been wanting to read this book for a while. When I first saw reviews of it, I thought it sounded interesting, and about a year ago I saw Greg Mor ...more
Feb 2010
Feb 06, 2010
 
Marie Blythe
4.10
liked it
This is not a book I was even aware existed. I was at the library, browsing around, and saw it. The cover intrigued me, as well as the blurb on the ba ...more
Aug 2010
Jul 29, 2010
 
The Postmistress
3.30
really liked it
This book was a complete surprise to me. I had never heard of it, or even had any idea it was ready to be published, when my husband brought home an A ...more
Feb 04, 2010
Feb 06, 2010
 
Remarkable Creatures
3.81
really liked it
When I saw this book at the library, I thought it was worth a try. I have enjoyed Chevalier's "Girl with a Pearl Earring," and "Falling Angels," and t ...more
Jul 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
The Sparrow (The Sparrow, #1)
4.17
it was amazing
This is truly one of the most amazing books I have ever read. I remember when it was published, reading a review and thinking, "Hm, it takes place in ...more
Jul 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
The Last Queen
4.02
liked it
Last summer, I tried to start reading this book. But for whatever reason, it didn't hold my interest. I put it back on the shelf to try again, because ...more
Feb 2010
Jan 03, 2010
 
A Masculine Ending (Loretta Lawson, #1)
3.18
liked it
I have never heard of this book, and have never heard of this author. But I saw the book offered on a forum as a freebie, and thought it sounded inter ...more
Aug 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
Every Last One
3.83
really liked it
I had an Advanced Reader copy of this book for months, but only read it during our trip to Mexico in November for my niece's wedding. I will warn you ...more
Nov 2010
Apr 25, 2010
 
31 Bond Street
3.40
liked it
A couple of months ago, my husband brought me an Advance Reader's Edition of this book, and it has been in the pile of books I wanted to read since th ...more
Aug 2010
Feb 22, 2010
 
Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story
3.61
really liked it
I had been wanting to read this book for a while, and finally got a copy. The story takes place in a small town in Ireland, where a shepherd has been ...more
May 2010
Mar 28, 2009
 
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
3.73
really liked it
I didn't actually read this one, but rather listened to the unabridged audiobook version.

The primary narrator is Renee Michel, the concierge at a Par
...more
Oct 2010
Mar 04, 2010
 
The Story of Chicago May
3.23
liked it
I have been wanting to read this book for a long time, as I am a fan of O'Faolain's writing, and I also find the lives of infamous people fascinating ...more
Jan 2010
Mar 28, 2009
 
Brendan
3.60
liked it
I remember reading a review of this book a while ago, and then immediately forgot that it ever existed. But a couple of weeks ago, on one of those eve ...more
Aug 2010
Dec 29, 2009
 
In the Lake of the Woods
3.77
really liked it
Wow. I thought this was an amazing book. I haven't read any of O'Brien's other books, though I know he is considered a good writer, and has had the th ...more
Apr 2010
Jan 03, 2010
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