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Ghost Ocean
It took me a long time to finish this book-- but that didn't make it any less amazing. I will miss having it in my bag to dig into during the week. Th ...more
Sep 29, 2009
Aug 08, 2009
Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10)
**spoiler alert** I liked this one because of it's lack of action. it was more of a 'think about what's already happened' book without breezing over s ...more
Aug 28, 2010
Aug 23, 2010
Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5)
**spoiler alert** A quick read. About 50-50 on the predictability of plot twists, less 'everyday routine stuff' like fixing makeup, buying clothes, an ...more
Aug 2010
Aug 04, 2010
Dark and Stormy Knights
**spoiler alert** I was hoping that, after loving Death's Excellent Vacation, that another recent anthology would hit the spot. This one came out in 2 ...more
Oct 17, 2010
Oct 13, 2010
It Had to Be You (Chicago Stars, #1)
The first, but not BEST of her series about Chicago's favorite sports team and the interestingly flawed people that manage to find happiness despite t ...more
Jan 25, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
A Touch of Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #4.1, #4.3, #5.1, #7.1, #8.1)
Um, kind of a let down.

Without the over-arching mystery and quite a cast of characters, I don't really want to read about Sookie's life. Two stories
Aug 30, 2010
Aug 25, 2010
Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)
Some of the male roles are interesting and unique, however I found more than half of them to be over simplified and generic. There's an interesting di ...more
Jul 30, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
Nature Girl
Worth checking out his other stuff, crazy, funny, unbelievable characters who all interact in a chaotic mess of plot and twisted perceptions.

His "Jesu
Nov 2008
Oct 19, 2009
What I Did for Love (Wynette, Texas #5)
I had a hard time seeing these characters as full rounded. There was a good deal of repetition of their inner workings and then they quickly shift int ...more
Aug 04, 2009
Aug 05, 2009
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding (There Be Pirates, #1; Kit and Olivia, #2; Nightcreature, #5.5; Sookie Stackhouse, #6.1; The Dresden Files, #7.5; Dark-Hunter, #6.25)
This was very enjoyable, and, as themes go, a wedding (or talk of one) was included in each story but not always the sole focus. About half of the tal ...more
Nov 16, 2010
Nov 01, 2010
Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows, #3)
This series gets better and better. Harrison has a figured out a clear way of describing intangible things, such as the pull of magic on a body and wh ...more
Oct 24, 2010
Mar 06, 2010
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
His attempt to make the characters like real teenagers is both accurate and wrong for a book. They're crass, indifferent, always waiting-- spoiled ind ...more
Feb 03, 2010
Dec 06, 2009
Gil's All Fright Diner
Having read 2 of Martinez's other books, I knew what to expect. His writing style is very light, opting to describe actions or emotions in a simple cl ...more
Apr 24, 2010
Jul 27, 2009
First Lady (Wynette, Texas #4)
I love just about any story where four dysfunctional people, (in this case an ex-journalist like Jack Kerouac, a misunderstood public icon with a pref ...more
not set
Jul 28, 2009
Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville #1)
The was a really light pulpy read. EVen when dire things were happening, this author's voice still comes out light. An interesting twist on frivolity. ...more
Aug 13, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
Had to finish it. You know, because the premise had SO much potential. This book rated a 2 because: girl/guy dicotomy NOT believable. Real people who ...more
Jul 19, 2011
Mar 13, 2011
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
I may have enjoyed this book had I read it when I was 14. I was expecting a 'haunting' read, but experienced a mediocre jaunt with little danger and l ...more
not set
Jul 12, 2013
The Lost Gate (Mither Mages, #1)
Weaving together a modern day coming of age story with that of a fairy-tale styled alternate world, Card excels at connecting the two in an interestin ...more
Mar 30, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
Honey Moon
I wish more time was spent in the last few scenes. This is another book by her that jumps several years between scenes and attempts to encapsulate an ...more
Jul 30, 2009
Jul 28, 2009
Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4)
This is definitely a Mercy-style book, which I am glad of. P. Briggs does such a great job at keeping her characters the same from book to book and ea ...more
Oct 12, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
Pale Demon (The Hollows, #9)
Dang it-- I noticed a few weird plot holes and several scenes seem really contrived.

I don't care about Trent. He stands back and let's a woman absorb
Oct 2011
Sep 30, 2011
Witch Knots
This graphic novel provides great inspiration for my own literary works. It provides more questions than answers, however, and seems as if two more li ...more
not set
Jan 11, 2014
The Enchantment Emporium (Gale Women, #1)
Close to getting a four, except for several complaints. 1. choppy sentence structure. Hard to tell who is saying what and why... Side notes made betwe ...more
May 30, 2011
Dec 06, 2009
Pirate Pete's Talk Like a Pirate
This is a really fun read, and the kind that you don't mind reading three times in a row.
Great picture book.
not set
Nov 05, 2010
Emile liked to make different shapes at the beach. He was a chair, a sleigh, and a bird.
not set
Dec 08, 2012
The Secret Plan
A friend of a friend in NYC-- loved this book! lighthearted, inventive and cute.
not set
Mar 24, 2010
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
This book uses flowery language to describe mundane things. Seems like a romance novel with an exhaustive explanation/description of meals, yoga, conv ...more
Mar 30, 2011
Mar 03, 2011
Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red Riding Hood
Love! Another favorite and a modern must-have children's book.
not set
Nov 05, 2010
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
This book inspired me to become an author, way back in 2nd grade.
not set
Aug 15, 2011
Academ's Fury (Codex Alera, #2)
I like all the characters more now, and Butcher is really starting to take off with a tongue-in-cheek almost british humor that i am starting to get. ...more
Oct 17, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
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