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The Other Dog
3.90
Since L'Engle is a favorite author of mine I was delighted when I found this book. Of course when my two of our sons and their wives were expecting th ...more
Jan 2001
Jun 27, 2012
 
Clone One (Clone Chronicles, #3)
4.37
There is more than one surprise in the conclusion of this series. I really appreciated the inclusion of Dog from the get go. The characters are quite ...more
Apr 14, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
 
The Ocean Dark: A Novel
3.50
Though this story had aspects of lawlessness I enjoyed it because of the bit of earth science involved as well as the creatures from the deep. In fact ...more
Dec 09, 2014
Dec 09, 2014
 
The Only Witness
4.19
This is a story for readers from high school on up. Loved the combination or topics covered in the story. It is wonderful to see our law enforcement o ...more
Jul 07, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
 
Driven With the Wind  (Cheney Duvall, M.D., #8)
4.22
Finally, a bit or resolution that started 8 books ago!! It seems some of the characters actually face their situations and do something about them. A ...more
Jun 16, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
 
The Innocent (Will Robie,#1)
4.06
Just when you think there can't be any more twists possible Baldacci throws in more than a few to wrap up his tale of spying and counter spying. If th ...more
Aug 27, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
 
Project ELE (ELE, #1)
4.02
Split families up, some members to "protection," other members to fend for themselves. Of course this ends demanding that the reader go to the next bo ...more
Apr 15, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
 
The Only Ones
3.78
This makes you put on and use your thinking cap the closer you get to the end. It would certainly raise a multitude of questions should it be used in ...more
Mar 25, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
 
The Shadow Speaker
3.89
This speaks to the process of aquiring peace; something that seems entirely too elusive. Then add the dimension of other worlds and just maybe it is e ...more
Aug 22, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
 
Solomon's Oak
3.72
Any teacher or foster parent who deals with foster children, especially teens, should read this just to have a positive affirmation! These characters ...more
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Aug 08, 2012
 
Encrypted (Encrypted, #1)
4.23
The main characters in this book are intelligent enough to keep the story line moving and interesting. The romance is a subtle side issue to enhance h ...more
Jun 19, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
 
Running Wild
4.16
This book is filled with historical information, heartbreak, and adventure most of us would only want to experience through fiction. Anyone who loves ...more
Mar 24, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
 
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
4.35
It is time to regroup and take a break before I begin the fourth in this series. There were times this made me think of the characters in Rowling's an ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
 
The Mayan Secrets (Fargo Adventure, #5)
3.89
How do you protect ancient relics from the past against corrupt officials in partnership with a very rich woman who has a business arrangement with a ...more
Jul 17, 2014
Jul 17, 2014
 
Woods Runner
3.83
Work actually got in the way of me finishing this book. It is a great opportunity to use for teaching the War of Independence, and I would cheerefully ...more
Aug 29, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
 
Behemoth (Leviathan, #2)
4.20
The afterword gives a great comparison with the events of WW I that coincide with the novel. History teachers you should read the series; it would be ...more
Jul 06, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
 
A Triumph of Souls (Journeys of the Catechist, #3)
3.80
Once again I'm reminded of why I like this author. Some of the chapters can stand alone and the reader won't need the information presented earlier. M ...more
Nov 03, 2014
Nov 03, 2014
 
After the Fire
3.66
A very tasteful handling of the problems of a divorce with children involved and an unfaithful partner. Of course I couldn't wait until to the end to ...more
Aug 02, 2013
Aug 02, 2013
 
We Were Liars
3.89
For me this was a disturbing commentary on the have and the have nots. It makes me extremely grateful that I was not born into a well to do family. Kn ...more
Jul 06, 2014
Jul 06, 2014
 
Outcome (Breakers, #0.5)
3.85
What would you do if you knew a pandemic was imminent? Would you implement a plan to save your loved ones? Are you prepared to take the life of anothe ...more
Jul 16, 2014
Jul 16, 2014
 
Star of Stone
4.03
The 4 children, all born on Feb. 29th, are back together, but in New York City. Their current adventure takes them to historical places throughout the ...more
Jun 19, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
 
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
3.79
This was an interesting marriage of text and photography. Wonder if Riggs will create a sequel to it? One wonders about the people with gifts that the ...more
Nov 15, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
 
Lady of Devices (Magnificent Devices, #1)
3.77
A wonderful vehicle for young girls to read and take note from. A life of privilege does not prevent this young heroine from using her mind to solve a ...more
Dec 16, 2013
Dec 16, 2013
 
The Ugly Little Boy
3.83
What a riveting story; talk about the past meeting the future. However, Asminov manages to keep the tension right up to the few remaining pages of the ...more
Sep 16, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
 
Island of the Innocent (Cheney Duvall, M.D., #7)
4.28
This is the longest drawn out romance series that I think I've ever read; maybe there will be a resolution in the next book????? Taking place in the ' ...more
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
 
Never Buried (Leigh Koslow Mystery, #1)
3.52
A delightful mystery involving cousins, one of whom is PG. When things start going awry questions are raised about a mystery from the past and how it ...more
Apr 05, 2014
Apr 05, 2014
 
Of Thee I Sing
4.10
Despite your political affiliation you will appreciate the beauty of this book that features great individuals from America's history. This is a book ...more
May 18, 2011
May 18, 2011
 
The Flu (A Novel of the Outbreak)
3.82
In view of today's fight with Ebola this story should bear even more weight. There are so many who ignore the protection offered by immunizations toda ...more
Oct 02, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
 
The Princess and the Hound (The Hound Saga, #1)
3.42
This is my first time for reading this author, and I did enjoy the story. Interestingly enough this is told from the Prince's point of view and not th ...more
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
 
The Rope (Anna Pigeon, #17)
3.80
This mystery bounced back and forth on who I thought the culprit was. It did actually turn out to be the one I mistrusted, but the character will caus ...more
Aug 26, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
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