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Hiss of Death (Mrs. Murphy, #19)
I didn't finish this book and let me tell you why. After two chapters I remembered why I hadn't finished the last Mrs. Murphy book either: the author' ...more
Apr 13, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
The Supreme Macaroni Company
I was disappointed overall with this chapter in Valentine's story (though I think this is the last one, so says the author?) as the character seemed t ...more
Jan 09, 2014
Dec 26, 2013
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power
For the last several election cycles (do those even exist anymore or are we in a state of perpetual campaigns?), there has been a lot of talk on the m ...more
Aug 12, 2012
Aug 09, 2012
Gone Girl
Absolutely loved how dark, twisted, and rather creepy the story was. I eagerly look forward to Flynn's next book.
Sep 02, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
Prometheus: The Art of the Film
I saw "Prometheus" twice in the theater (so far) and this book gave me all the information I was curious about regarding the set design and overall ar ...more
Jul 07, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet
I will admit to being one who was all "leave Pluto alone" back in 2006 when it was reclassified as a dwarf planet. Dr. Tyson made me realize how silly ...more
May 12, 2013
May 13, 2013
Private London (Private, #2)
It was 3 stars of enjoyment with a bonus star for it being really British. The co-author Mark Pearson is either from London or really familiar with th ...more
Jan 13, 2013
Dec 03, 2012
The Devil's Elixir (Templar, #3)
I was SO disappointed by this book. I had read the two previous in the Templar series and greatly enjoyed the back and forth between present day and a ...more
Sep 30, 2012
Sep 02, 2012
The World of Downton Abbey
Four stars for the photos and behind-the-scenes information, three stars for the content about life in the manor houses. It might be more interesting ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
Seriously... I'm Kidding
I really love Ellen, but I don't think her kind of comedy comes through best in print. I bet the audiobook would've been much more entertaining.
It's a
Feb 2012
Feb 04, 2012
The Twelve (The Passage, #2)
With 'The Passage', I had larger chunks of time available for reading and was able to plow through the first book quickly. This second book was slight ...more
May 13, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
Death Match
I'm giving this 3 stars only because for me personally I figured out what was going on and I'm not sure if that would apply to a lot of other readers. ...more
Jun 03, 2012
May 25, 2012
Absolutely loved this. I'd never read anything by Neil Gaiman before, but if this is representative of his other works, then I am definitely in for mo ...more
Jan 04, 2013
Dec 16, 2012
The Sign
This is the third book by Khoury that I've read with each one, while I enjoy the plot and characters, they could be about 50 pages shorter. I like the ...more
Jan 11, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
**spoiler alert** SPOILER: This book does not have a happy ending. I liked it even more for that reason. This is a different spin on the "humans are s ...more
Nov 28, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Viola in Reel Life (Viola #1)
The kind of young adult/teen book I would've actually enjoyed when I was the age of the target audience. Trigiani creates such wonderful and believabl ...more
Feb 09, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
Play Dead
I cut this book slack since I knew that it was Coben's first novel. It has all the beginnings of his later great storytelling, but what it really need ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
Doctor Sleep
I consumed this tale as an audiobook, as I prefer to consume my Stephen King, and I found the sixteen hours very well-spent. I nearly figured somethin ...more
Dec 04, 2013
Nov 25, 2013
The Racketeer
A return to the twisty excitement of his earlier books, like "The Firm" and "The Pelican Brief" that I really enjoyed. I loved that I had no idea wher ...more
Nov 24, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
It took me awhile to get through this one, but I did really enjoy it. Larson does a good job of painting a picture of this period in history that we d ...more
Jun 23, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
The Pilgrim Glass
Enjoyed reading this with Kelly this spring. A quick read, but a different author than usual.
Apr 2014
Jun 11, 2014
Kill Me If You Can
Great twist. Couldn't put it down. Very action movie-ish. A good one-off by Patterson et al.
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 20, 2011
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
Started out really loving the book because it started differently than Brown's normal plot blueprint, then towards the end it seemed like it was going ...more
Jun 11, 2013
May 26, 2013
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
Laughed until I cried, even on some of the comics that had been previously been published.

Then cried until I laughed on some of her others.

Goes so qu
Dec 07, 2013
Nov 25, 2013
I love the books by Preston & Douglas. They read like 'The X-Files' meets 'Indiana Jones' a lot of times. Very very fun and exciting.
Oct 29, 2009
Oct 23, 2009
Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum #17)
So fun and so steamy!! Love visiting Stephanie, Morelli, Ranger, and the gang.
Jun 29, 2011
Jun 28, 2011
The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1)
YA aliens! This was a really engaging story, the audiobook reading was so compelling that I actually drove around for 40 minutes just to finish the la ...more
Aug 12, 2014
Jun 11, 2013
Miracle Cure
As a fan of Harlan Coben who has read most, if not all, of his books, I was eager to read this early effort.

I took the author's note at the beginning
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 08, 2012
Gideon's Corpse (Gideon Crew #2)
I LOVED this book! It's been awhile since I read a thriller that I couldn't put down.

It reads like a movie I'd gladly watch.
May 24, 2012
May 17, 2012
Don't Blink
This is one of the best Patterson books I've read in quite awhile. 5 stars as far as Patterson books go. I enjoyed the characters and the plot was tru ...more
Oct 15, 2010
Oct 05, 2010
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