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Gone With the Wind
4.25
No matter how many times I read this, I can't help but hoping things will end differently. Of course, it wouldn't make sense, as the characters would...more
Apr 21, 2014
Mar 19, 2012
 
58
Prisoner's Base
4.12
Mysteries can leave me either raving or ranting. I'll admit up front, I knew this story before reading, because I was a huge fan of the A&E series...more
Apr 12, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
116
Once a Princess  (Sasharia en Garde!, #1)
3.55
A while back, I read A Posse of Princesses and absolutely loved it. Since then, I've been nosing about other books by the author and finally settled o...more
Dec 31, 2012
Dec 28, 2012
 
64
Possession
3.86
I first read this after seeing the movie (which is also quite good, although simplified in many ways, and the ending was a bit confusing) to clear up...more
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
63
Had the Queen Lived: An Alternative History of Anne Boleyn
3.56
I was quite impressed with this. The author obviously did her homework on the history of the period. The ending seemed a little hurried in telling wha...more
Apr 20, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
 
78
Isabeau: A Novel of Queen Isabella and Sir Roger Mortimer
3.74
I wasn't sure exactly what to expect with this, but it was enjoyable. It started a bit slowly, but about a third of the way in, it really picked up sp...more
May 10, 2012
May 07, 2012
 
86
Sensual Phrase, Vol. 5
4.19
Poor Aine. As if having one rock star after her wasn't bad enough, now there are two.
Jan 28, 2014
Apr 01, 2012
 
91
The Sword of Shannara Trilogy (Shannara, #1-3)
3.93
I first read these books back in 1980/81. Back then, the first in the series didn't really hold my interest, and I spent more time with Elfstones and...more
May 26, 2012
Mar 28, 2011
 
100
The Enchanted Sole; Legendary Socks For Adventurous Knitters
4.29
I loved going through this book, looking at the various patterns, and earmarking which ones I wanted to do first. I might not do all of them, but it d...more
Aug 16, 2012
Aug 21, 2012
 
43
Hatter
4.01
This was a little slower-moving than Jabberwocky, but once the two main characters got together, it moved quickly enough. Unfortunately, that took a w...more
Mar 20, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
81
Trouble in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, #1)
3.89
**spoiler alert** This made for a nice Sunday read, or possibly a beach read. The first two thirds or so were great, and having the hunky co-worker ar...more
May 13, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
 
76
Fairy Books (All Twelve) The Blue, The Red, The Green, The Yellow, The Pink, The Grey, The Violet, The Crimson, The Brown, The Orange, The Olive, and The Lilac
4.43
Lang collected fairy tales from all over the world, some of which are well-known and favorites of mine growing up, others which were more obscure and...more
May 06, 2012
May 07, 2012
 
74
The Cat Manual
3.69
This book is quite short, but several sections made me laugh out loud as I was reading it, probably because I am the servant to a cat (and I suspect I...more
May 05, 2012
May 05, 2012
 
70
Destiny Lies Waiting (Yorkist, #1)
2.87
I think I lost interest in this when one of the characters described something to herself as being wrong like a "wonky milk tooth". Just too many thin...more
May 04, 2012
May 03, 2012
 
62
Threads: The Reincarnation of Anne Boleyn
3.65
Really enjoyed this book. While it uses the story of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII as its basis, it could easily have been about anyone. It's really abou...more
Apr 15, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
17
Harvest Moon (Tales of the Five Hundred Kingdoms, #5.5)
3.77
Honestly, I'm only reviewing the first story by Mercedes Lackey (there are two others by different authors that I didn't actually read yet). This stor...more
Jan 28, 2012
Dec 31, 2011
 
13
White Seed: The Untold Story of the Lost Colony of Roanoke
3.40
This was well-researched and well-written, but I just wasn't able to connect with it. I know the majority of people have very much enjoyed this book,...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
7
The Magic of Windlier Woods
2.91
This was very short - took me maybe 15 minutes to read, if that - but cute. I'd love to see the author take the community and spin it out into a more...more
Jan 09, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
6
Keeper of the People
3.71
The story was good, but be aware that there were a lot of spelling errors. Curious to see if the next two books in the trilogy are as good.
Jan 08, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
42
Jabberwocky
3.88
A quick read, but very enjoyable. If you've read Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, you won't be confused...more
Mar 18, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
 
93
Unicorn Bait
3.66
It isn't a bad story, I just didn't really get pulled in with it.
May 31, 2012
May 28, 2012
 
5
It Takes a Witch (A Wishcraft Mystery, #1)
3.96
Bit of a slow start, but once it got going, it was a fun read.
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
14
The Sleeping Beauty (Tales of the Five Hundred Kingdoms, #5)
3.93
A few too many fairy tales/myths thrown into this one for me. At times, it got a little confusing to figure out just which story Rosa was supposed to...more
Jan 24, 2012
Dec 31, 2011
 
12
A Man Lay Dead (Roderick Alleyn, #1)
3.86
I love Ngaio Marsh. I began picking up her books when I was in high school, after someone saw me reading an Agatha Christie and recommended her. This...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
32
Hail: Nena Karenna - A Novel of the Founding of the Five Nations
2.00
I really wanted to like this book more than I did, and the subject matter was very interesting to me. What really held me back from falling in love wi...more
Feb 27, 2012
Jan 06, 2012
 
10
The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1)
3.82
I didn't really get that involved with the characters, but I'll continue with the series and hope it picks up, now that they're established.
Jan 12, 2012
Dec 23, 2011
 
84
Four Sisters, All Queens
3.76
May 15, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
9
Witch and Wombat
3.70
I actually read this years ago, when it first came out. It was silly, a little snarky, and, despite some flaws, thoroughly enjoyable. A witch forced t...more
Jan 11, 2012
Feb 21, 2011
 
19
The Fairy Godmother (Tales of the Five Hundred Kingdoms, #1)
3.95
I couldn't put this down. I kept telling myself I'd read just one more chapter, and finally had to quit last night because my eyes wouldn't stay open!...more
Jun 08, 2013
Dec 31, 2011
 
67
Clara Claus (Snowflake Triplet #1)
3.78
Very quick read, a little more to the YA side of things (not that that's really a terrible thing, mind you), but just the thing for taking a break aft...more
Apr 29, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
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