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Look Again
3.80
**spoiler alert** Damn. This book had so much potential.

A mother receives a flyer in the mail with a picture of a missing child who looks just like t...more
Nov 08, 2009
Nov 07, 2009
 
Red
3.89
Most of us go somewhat insane when someone messes with our child or our dog. You can talk smack about my sister, my mama, even my husband, but one sna...more
Jan 30, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
 
Pathfinder (Pathfinder, #1)
3.97
group read for Erodorks.

Geez, this book is listed as young adult. Kind of humiliating to admit how I struggled with the time-folding, space-traveling,...more
Dec 11, 2010
Dec 04, 2010
 
God Says No
3.49
Gary Gray is a hot mess and doesn’t have a clue how to pull his life together. He’s fat, black, gay, and newly married with a child on the way. And he...more
Jul 20, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
 
Song of Kali
3.60
Well, this is embarrassing. I finished the book this morning and am feeling clueless. I’m not sure I ‘got’ it.
Husband: Well, did you like it or not?
M...more
Feb 12, 2011
Jun 26, 2010
 
Come Closer
3.58
I'm still not sure if this was a book about demon possession or mental illness. But I do know I will be reading it again. Chilling!
Dec 25, 2011
Jul 04, 2011
 
The Girls He Adored
4.06
Ed Pender, a frumpish special agent, is a bit of a joke at the FBI. He's spent years searching for a serial killer who favors strawberry blonds. Unfor...more
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
 
Backseat Saints
3.81
I could not put this book down this morning; the breakfast dishes are still in the sink and the dog is looking at her empty food bowl with frustration...more
Jan 21, 2011
Jan 13, 2011
 
The Dead Parade
3.57
**spoiler alert** Read half the book. Not sure why.

Recommended for: the brain dead and maybe people who like parades

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Nov. 26, 2010

I was...more
Feb 05, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
 
The Loving Dead
2.83
Audio book. First 15 minutes contain a steamy "love" scene that almost made me lose control of the car...whether from shock or turn on is none of your...more
Oct 07, 2010
Oct 06, 2010
 
Geek Love
3.99
Amazing. Or as Papa Binewski would say, "By the bouncing melons of Mary! This is a good story!" This will definitely make 'the 10 best books I read th...more
Feb 11, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
 
They Hunger
3.37
Great premise: a group of whitewater rafters, a couple of detectives, a megalomaniac, a pathetic co-dependent and some really nasty, gross vampire-lik...more
Jan 15, 2011
Jan 15, 2011
 
Kelland
4.52
Can't bring myself to list this under horror: it's so much more. Highly recommend.
Mar 14, 2014
May 28, 2010
 
Breathers: A Zombie's Lament
3.82
Second reading:(I'm rereading this a year later for a group read. I love this book.)
Still love it, maybe more, after second reading. But "If you've ne...more
Apr 15, 2011
Apr 29, 2010
 
Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go
3.40
**spoiler alert** Some spoilage:

Marlo and her brother Milton die in an unfortunate accident involving a giant marshmallow bear with a stick of dynamit...more
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 24, 2010
 
The Resurrectionist
3.84

Yikes. This is more horrifying than horror...at least for this reader. The gore was over the top and gratuitous. I think that may have been the author...more
Oct 20, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
 
A Thousand Cuts
3.52
According to Wikipedia, Death by a Thousand Cuts refers to the way a major negative change, which happens slowly in many unnoticed increments, is not...more
May 2010
May 26, 2010
 
Old Flames
3.38
First, a complaint. I am not usually hung up on grammar and punctuation errors. I make quite a few myself. But the editor of this book was asleep at t...more
Feb 03, 2011
Jan 30, 2011
 
Midnight
3.75
I couldn't get into this book although I loved the 2 or 3 page afterward. I'm in a reading slump so this review is only as accurate as the frame of mi...more
Apr 10, 2011
Apr 06, 2011
 
Quad
3.68
Young Adult books are generally geared for readers between twelve and eighteen years of age. By any standards that is too broad of a range.

Anyway, th...more
Jan 16, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
 
Hamlet
3.98
Shakespeare, though beautiful, is not easy for me to read and digest. When I got a copy of Hamlet from the library, I was thrilled that each page was...more
Jan 29, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
 
Bad Doctor
3.96
I don't remember downloading this book but I'm glad I did. I haven't laughed and cringed this much since the The Pilo Family Circus. As soon as I fini...more
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
 
The Devil All the Time
4.07
Re-read. Even better the second time around.


“Maggots dripped from the trees and crosses like squirming drops of white fat.”

I was warned this is not a...more
Apr 27, 2012
Jul 05, 2011
 
The Gingerbread Girl
3.57
audio. library.

Mare Winningham, the narrator, did a fantastic job. I read the story years ago and it was a treat to listen to a well-narrated version....more
Nov 02, 2010
Oct 28, 2010
 
The Jigsaw Man
3.80
Frankenstein revisited.

Four homeless men are offered two million dollars each in exchange for an arm here, a leg there. Sadly, the surgeon turns out...more
Sep 22, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
 
Black Creek Crossing
3.83
Nook-e book. Book of the month for the John Saul group.

Oct 25, 2010
Oct 22, 2010
 
The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity
3.66
I wanted to like The Shack by Wm. Paul Young. My rating of the book ran from two stars all the way to five.

I liked the explanation of the Trinity. I'...more
Oct 24, 2009
Oct 26, 2009
 
Garbage Man
3.95
Loved this book!

Still need convincing to 'go green?' The awful offal in The Garbage Man will have you running for the recyling bin.

The first half of...more
Jan 21, 2010
Jan 21, 2010
 
The God Box
3.97
I almost put this book down. I thought I had accidently grabbed some Christian literature…which I seldom read. Too preachy and I don’t need my shortco...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
 
Room By Room Storage Solutions
2.25
I completely understand that decorating books stage the rooms before presenting them to the reader. Children's rooms are pristine and perfect; no toys...more
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
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