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Bad Girls of the Bible: And What We Can Learn from Them
3.95
I remember picking this up at the grocery store -- I think it was the cover, intrigued me.

In any case -- I am NOT a Christian, not even close, however
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Sep 08, 2006
Aug 08, 2010
 
The Scarpetta Factor (Kay Scarpetta, #17)
3.62
I was lucky enough to have a training class with the New York Medical Examiner's Office this past week. Patricia Cornwell was kind enough to stop by w ...more
Nov 28, 2012
Sep 19, 2010
 
Audrey Rose
3.81
First, this book, though widely touted as a HORROR novel, is not horror. I would definitely think some supernatural work is here, but not horror. I wo ...more
Jun 26, 2007
Jul 03, 2010
 
The Last Vampire (The Last Vampire, #1)
3.90
I couldn't finish it, it was so freakin' dumb. Yes, I realize it is written for teens, but give them some credit, they still want something well writt ...more
Nov 04, 2007
Jul 03, 2010
 
Comfort Food
3.69
**spoiler alert** I guess I didn't know what I was expecting with this story. I knew it was dark erotica (in fact, something the author says in her bi ...more
Feb 10, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
 
The Law Enforcement Guide To Wicca
4.34
This little guide is broken up into two parts -- What Wicca is, and What Wicca isn't -- gives a brief overview of the basics of Pagan religion, and co ...more
Feb 29, 2012
Dec 14, 2011
 
Columbine
4.24
This was a stunning documentary of the Columbine tragedy. The compassion for the families, all the families, was beautiful. I am disappointed in the J ...more
Mar 28, 2011
Mar 05, 2011
 
How to Make a Journal of Your Life
3.98
I originally picked up this little book at the library book sale to pass this on to my Mom-in-law, who does keep a journal, mostly of little paintings ...more
Nov 02, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
Meat
3.86
**spoiler alert** I have a lot of thoughts on this book -- not your usual horror --

The book starts out straight horror - lots of gore -- and I re-rea
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Sep 21, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
 
A Short History Of Nearly Everything
4.16
I don't think I would have enjoyed this book as much had I read it -- but listening to it was spectacular. So many things I knew, so many things I did ...more
Apr 29, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
 
Honolulu CSI: An Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation
4.00
So my honey (Husband now!!) found ourselves in Hawai'i for our honeymoon, and while I love bookstores, I was inclined to not hit them, as, well -- I t ...more
Jan 05, 2008
Jun 16, 2010
 
Dear Sir, I'm Yours (The Connaghers #1)
3.64
Again I am left wondering...what makes a book erotica? This particular story does involve the "kinky shit" by its own admission, however it is really ...more
May 03, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.06

What a great story - about a not so great topic. I hope that there are teens out there who take heart, and notice, and try to pay attention. I never g
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Mar 06, 2010
Mar 01, 2010
 
Robert Bloch's Psychos
3.83
All in All a good anthology. Had several stories I liked a lot.

It advertises as having a new story from Stephen King, but the story has now been publi
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Sep 05, 2007
Jul 03, 2010
 
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
3.95
I purchased this book after seeing the author on The Daily Show. A very well spoken young women who has shown more courage than I have ever needed to. ...more
Dec 18, 2013
Nov 03, 2013
 
Death's Servant (The V V Inn, #0.1)
4.07
I picked this book up after seeing it advertised in SciFi magazine. Shortly after finishing this short prequel, I bought the first three in the series ...more
Dec 05, 2013
Dec 04, 2013
 
Bad Moon Rising
3.69
I picked this from Mt. TBR because i thought it was a werewolf book (for the 2007 Horror Read and Release challenge) - but alas, it is just a good rom ...more
Mar 30, 2007
Jul 05, 2010
 
Taken
3.35
Finished this book while in Mexico. It is a quick read, and jumps quite a lot (to get 50 years or so into 355 pages it had to) -- I tried watching the ...more
Dec 18, 2008
Apr 21, 2010
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
I didn't want to like this book, but alas, I did. I read it in about two days, it is a QUICK read. It is not the novel of the century, howver, it is a ...more
Dec 09, 2008
Jul 27, 2009
 
Snow White And The Seven Hunks
3.21
I was a bit disappointed with this book. I just read a couple other reviews, and I think I am agreeing with Lori -- There were too many characters who ...more
Jun 27, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
 
Summer Heat
2.92
A free kindle collection to get you hooked on various stories...I read Ms. Jordan's story before I delved into the collection, and well, she would hav ...more
Jan 05, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
Micah (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #13)
3.59
I once heard/read Stephen King talking about his writing. And he said that after he wrote a novel, sometimes he still had something to say (like magic ...more
Mar 12, 2006
Apr 14, 2010
 
Body in the Driveway and Other Stories
3.00
**spoiler alert** Tale #1 - Chesney's Chainsaw by James Norcliffe - it sounds like a slasher movie perhaps, or at least a serial killer tale -- but no ...more
Apr 09, 2008
Jun 16, 2010
 
Smilla's Sense of Snow
3.71
**spoiler alert** Keeping track of quotes I like as I read.

pg. 96 "There are rosebushes in large porcelain pots, and they have red blossoms, and it lo
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Apr 09, 2008
Jun 16, 2010
 
More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement
3.77
**spoiler alert** This book is fascinating. I know I don't agree with everything Naam has to say, as he is PRO everything. and I am not so sure on som ...more
Mar 20, 2006
Aug 08, 2010
 
Supernatural Scotland (Lomond)
3.50
**spoiler alert** An enjoyable read, and who knew that pretty much every square inch of Scotland has a supernatural story :-)

Stuff I found especially
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Mar 23, 2006
Aug 08, 2010
 
A More Perfect Union: How I Survived the Happiest Day of My Life
3.59
I just love this book. The points Hana made throughout the book just made me smile. How even the girls that DON'T want to become obsessed about their ...more
Jun 20, 2008
May 09, 2010
 
Secret Societies Handbook
3.11
I am in a magic class (real magic, not like Houdini stuff) -- anyway, we are starting year 3, and we will be discussing secret societies, so, I thoug ...more
Jun 22, 2008
May 09, 2010
 
Wolves of the Calla (The Dark Tower, #5)
4.14
Just finished...WOW! I so love Stephen (even tho I was cursing him several times during this book) -- Anyway, I started reading these again because my ...more
Sep 21, 2006
Jan 26, 2012
 
The Ruins
3.43
**spoiler alert** i finished this book early this morning (I couldn't stop reading), and -- it is a good book. I really don't understand how they even ...more
Apr 22, 2009
Apr 16, 2010
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