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Kindness Goes Unpunished (Walt Longmire, #3)
Every book in the Walt Longmire series has a line in it that makes me laugh out loud, I am not going to tell you want leads up to it, but when you com ...more
Aug 2011
Aug 31, 2011
There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me
I am not sure how others will interpret this book, but to me, it came across as a rough draft written by a person that was just spewing and needed to ...more
Dec 05, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
The 9th Judgment  (Women's Murder Club, #9)
What makes a writer continue on when the story is over? I was enjoying this tale until James Patterson needed to continue with a couple of chapters at ...more
May 2011
May 14, 2011
Practice to Deceive
When I first started reading this book, I was confused. I thought I had picked up a large print book by accident. No, it was just a publisher trying t ...more
Nov 2013
Oct 25, 2013
The Dark Horse (Walt Longmire, #5)
I do not know if mildly depressed Wyoming Sheriff’s and Northern Cheyenne Indian’s are usually this funny, but I look forward to each book in the Walt ...more
May 2012
May 11, 2012
Soul Survivor: The Reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot
Oh for goodness sakes, this is supposed to be a book about the reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot not a recap of a previous marriage, an ov ...more
May 2011
May 02, 2011
Save Me
For the first three quarters of this book, I loved it. You are riding Rose McKenna's emotional rollercoaster but any mother would. How many times have ...more
May 2011
May 10, 2011
Stay With Me
Alison Gaylin is an under appreciated author. I do not think that she get the recognition that she deserves for the phenomenal Brenna Spector series t ...more
May 02, 2014
Apr 25, 2014
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #20)
Why does Lori stick her nose into things that are none of her business? That is what I was thinking throughout this entire book. She is becoming a cha ...more
Apr 24, 2015
Apr 19, 2015
A Deadly Grind (A Vintage Kitchen Mystery, #1)
I know that cozy mysteries are designed to revolve around the people and the community with the dead body being a secondary image. In my person opinio ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 22, 2012
Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell (Agatha Raisin, #11)
Agatha keeps pulling me back; I cannot say that each book is better than the last, because that is not always the case, but I find myself wanting to b ...more
Mar 2011
Mar 18, 2011
A Murder of Magpies
Am I the only person that hopes that this will become a series?

Other than the complete confusion I had with the money-laundering scheme, I really enjo
Feb 07, 2015
Jan 31, 2015
The Ghost and Mrs. McClure (Haunted Bookshop Mystery, #1)
I loved how this story began - the 1940's feel with dames, Doll Face, and gams. The cozy genre rarely gives this type of atmosphere and the hard-boile ...more
Jul 2011
Jul 08, 2011
Countdown City (The Last Policeman, #2)
I have come to realize that I have been putting off this review because I just did not like the book. I enjoyed the first book in this series, the Las ...more
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
The Abandoned (Graveyard Queen #0.5)
Let us just say that it is a good thing I had read book number two - or is it book number one if you do not count the prequel, I always get confused w ...more
Nov 2011
Nov 25, 2011
As the Pig Turns (Agatha Raisin, #22)
I am convinced that MC Beaton does not use a plotting outline when she sits down to writer her books in the Agatha Raisin series. Any book that begins ...more
Sep 2013
Aug 28, 2013
One-Dish Vegan: More than 150 Soul-Satisfying Recipes for Easy and Delicious One-Bowl and One-Plate Dinners
If people are programmed to eat with their eyes first, why do some cookbooks not have pictures? That has always been a confusion to me. Give me big gl ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
10th Anniversary (Women's Murder Club, #10)
The Women’s Murder Club is the only series by James Patterson that I read. I have tried a couple of the others, but this is the one that I keep coming ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 04, 2012
Paper, Scissors, Death (Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-n-Craft Mystery, #1)
First, the lead character, Kiki Lowenstein, came across to me as being too dumb for words. Her husband had a heart attack, or was is murder, under rat ...more
Jun 25, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
77 Shadow Street (Pendleton, #1)
Reading 77 Shadow Street has become a journey in patience. After wading through the first 43 pages, I was ready to close up the book and move on. Koon ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 26, 2012
Agatha Raisin and the Case of the Curious Curate (Agatha Raisin, #13)
For me, the actual murder in the Agatha Raisin books is secondary to the ongoing of the characters involved. With each book you pick up, Agatha finds ...more
Dec 2011
Dec 02, 2011
Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope
I finally understand why I took so long to finish this book – HOPE. Something that is in short supply of during these times and I found that Gabrielle ...more
Dec 2011
Dec 29, 2011
Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You
Do not read this book in public, if you are like me, you will turn into a weepy mess.

For some unexplained reason now that my youngest is heading off t
Mar 05, 2013
Mar 05, 2013
Ghoul Interrupted (Ghost Hunter Mystery, #6)
Finally, Victoria Laurie has broken away from the Scooby-Do feel of the previous books in the Ghost Hunters Mystery series. I was beginning to get a l ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 04, 2012
One Call Away: Facing the Unexpected with Resilient Faith
When it came to writing this review, I have been procrastinating. For what this woman has been through, I do not want to be another thorn in her side, ...more
Jun 2011
Jun 06, 2011
Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham (Agatha Raisin, #8)
Agatha is a never ending source of entertainment for me. From storyline to storyline she manages to get herself in one jam after another with pretty m ...more
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Oct 02, 2010
Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House (Agatha Raisin, #14)
As I have said before, the Agatha Raisin books are no longer about the dead body in the other room; they are about the interactions between the recurr ...more
Dec 2011
Dec 16, 2011
Stealing Home (The Sweet Magnolias #1)
I will be the first to admit that romances aren’t my usual forte. I have always found them to be silly and repetitive, but for some reason, this book ...more
Feb 21, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
Cold Betrayal (Ali Reynolds, #10)
If you give up on this book too soon you will be disappointed. I admit that the book started much too slow for me and when I ran into the paragraphs t ...more
Mar 02, 2015
Feb 22, 2015
Rage Against the Dying: A Thriller (Brigid Quinn, #1)
Unfortunately, I only made it to page 105 before I completely gave up on this book. For me, the writing came across as superficial and lacking. The ma ...more
Jun 15, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
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