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Separation of Power (Mitch Rapp #5)
The third book in the Mitch Rapp series of political/espionage novels, and a very enjoyable one! It is fast, interesting, and has an intricate plot.
Feb 12, 2011
Dec 19, 2010
Sudden Prey (Lucas Davenport, #8)
#8 in the Lucas Davenport series, and it was really good! Fast paced and exciting, as Sandford's books usually are. I bought books 9-12 today at Barne...more
Feb 03, 2011
Nov 29, 2010
It's All Relative: Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays, and 50 Boxes of Wine (A Memoir)
I wish I could write as funny as this author!
May 16, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
The Third Option (Mitch Rapp #4)
This is the fifth Mitch Rapp novel I've read by Vince Flynn, and it was very good. The story is fast paced and intricate, and kept me turning the page...more
Feb 08, 2011
Dec 19, 2010
Memorial Day (Mitch Rapp, #7)
This is the 5th book in the Mitch Rapp series. If you like fast-paced, action packed, well written characters in a rocket powered plot, you'll like th...more
Apr 05, 2011
Dec 19, 2010
Night Prey (Lucas Davenport, #6)
#6 in the Lucas Davenport series. This one wasn't nearly as exciting as the others I've read. It maintained a steady pace, but didn't carry the same u...more
Jan 03, 2011
Nov 29, 2010
The 38 Million Dollar Smile (Donald Strachey #10)
I enjoyed the Thailand location and the low key eccentric characters, but the story was slow and unengaging. I'm moving right on to Cockeyed and hope...more
Jul 05, 2011
Jun 09, 2011
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
Wow, this audio book was 27 hours long! (:-]

I enjoyed the story very much and I think I will continue with the series. I don't know if I'll do so as a...more
Aug 15, 2011
Nov 01, 2010
Under the Dome
This huge novel was exciting in places, and boring in places. I'm not sure which outnumbered the other. However, it is typical Stephen King, except in...more
Feb 2011
Nov 13, 2010
Barrack Buddies and Soldier Lovers: Dialogues With Gay Young Men in the U.S. Military (Haworth Gay and Lesbian Studies)
After the first few "interviews," most of these guys' stories started sounding the same. This book was just a transcript of several recorded conversat...more
Feb 11, 2011
Dec 16, 2010
Mind Prey (Lucas Davenport, #7)
I know I say this every time, but I think is the best John Sandford novel yet. :-)

This is the 7th Lucas Davenport novel. I thought the characters were...more
Jan 14, 2011
Nov 29, 2010
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
After seeing 127 Hours, I decided to read this book. I was immediately disappointed in the writing style; first-person present tense. That style just...more
Jan 31, 2011
Feb 01, 2011
Executive Power (Mitch Rapp #6)
This was another good book in the Mitch Rapp series. I can't believe it's taken me so long to finish it, but for the past couple of weeks I've done no...more
Mar 25, 2011
Dec 19, 2010
The Remembering (The Meq, #3)
I enjoyed this one very much. It's the third book in the Meq series, and a long awaited one. The characters are very interesting. The whole premise of...more
Feb 28, 2011
Sep 16, 2010
Cockeyed (Donald Strachey #11)
I can't believe this is billed as a "Donald Strachey Mystery." There was no mystery! The story centered around Hunny, a flamboyant gay man who won the...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jun 09, 2011
Jane Goes Batty (Jane Fairfax, #2)
This was almost as delightful as its predecessor! Jane struggles with modern fame as an author whose book is being made into a movie, while dealing wi...more
Feb 23, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I'd really only rate this one 2.5 stars, but since I have to use whole numbers, I'm rounding up to 3.

The story was enjoyable and the characters fairly...more
Aug 05, 2011
May 10, 2011
We Were Free-Range: An American Childhood 1950-1962
What a delightful read! Little dollops of nostalgia, served up with a flavorful tingle of humor that settles pleasingly on the pallet. The timeframe o...more
Apr 11, 2011
Apr 05, 2011
Transfer of Power (Mitch Rapp #3)
This is the first Mitch Rapp novel published, but not the first I've read by this author. I actually read the last novel, #11, first, which is more or...more
Jan 21, 2011
Dec 19, 2010
Untied: A Memoir of Family, Fame, and Floundering
I really enjoyed this book, especially since I've been keeping an eye on the talk shows to see if she would be promoting the book. Listening to her ta...more
Mar 08, 2011
Dec 06, 2010
Blood Sense (Blood Destiny, #3)
Lissa has once again proven herself invaluable to the Vampire Council and the Werewolf Grand Master, serving both races, of which is a member.

It took...more
Sep 12, 2011
Nov 01, 2010
Some Danger Involved (Barker & Llewelyn, #1)
This was a very enjoyable read! I was intrigued when I read that it was Victorian detective fiction, ala Sherlock Holmes, and indeed the redoubtable p...more
May 20, 2011
Nov 01, 2010
Secret Prey (Lucas Davenport, #9)
It took me a little longer than usual to get through this one, but at no fault of the book. I was just busy with other things.

The style and plot are s...more
Jun 10, 2011
Nov 29, 2010
To Kingdom Come (Barker & Llewelyn, #2)
This was another delightful book by Will Thomas. I love how the two main characters are such opposites. Barker remains as private and elusive as ever,...more
Jun 20, 2011
May 17, 2011
Silent Screams
This is the first book by C. E. Lawrence I've read. It was a fairly decent mystery, although the main character, Lee, was a bit self-absorbed througho...more
Jan 18, 2011
Jan 12, 2011
The Circle Trilogy: The Complete Trilogy in One Epic Edition (The Circle, #1-3)
April 30, 2011
The first book in the trilogy was pretty easy going; it didn't stretch the imagination much or wrap me up in an all-engulfing story, but...more
May 07, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
Blood Passage (Blood Destiny, #2)
This is the second novel in the Blood Destiny series. It continues the un-life of Lissa Beth Workman, an unintentional vampire unlike any you've met b...more
Aug 15, 2011
Aug 05, 2011
The Help
I really enjoyed the book, even more than the movie, which was pretty awesome. I had a little difficulty reading the narrative written like a black pe...more
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
Gone (Gone, #1)
Wow, this was not what I expected! I originally thought it was a young adult book, but was mislead by my own preconceived notions when I read the prem...more
May 29, 2011
May 10, 2011
Jane Bites Back (Jane Fairfax, #1)
This is the first novel in the "Jane Bites" series (of which there are currently two books). The whole concept was delightfully attractive. The premis...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
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