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The Greatest Knight (William Marshal, #2)
The Greatest Knight is quite simply, one of the best historical fiction novels that I have read in quite awhile. This novel is the story of William Ma ...more
Feb 09, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
Bad Girls of the Bible: And What We Can Learn from Them
In Bad Girls of the Bible, Curtis Higgs makes the case that often the “bad girls” of the bible are easier to relate too than the good girls (such as M ...more
Jun 30, 2010
Jun 25, 2010
A Race to Splendor
Amelia Bradshaw has worked hard. As a thirty-year old woman in 1906, she has received her bachelor’s degree in engineering at UC Berkley and her degre ...more
Apr 20, 2011
Apr 08, 2011
The Husband List
The Husband List is not your typical Janet Evanovich novel. It is not set in the modern day with a sassy detective named Stephanie Plum caught in a lo ...more
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
The Girl in the Green Raincoat
The Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman was one of my favorite books that I read in 2011. I picked it for my book club pick for the month of M ...more
May 25, 2012
May 01, 2012
The Fault in Our Stars
I knew going in that this book would be sad. It is the love story of two teenagers that meet at a Cancer support group. Hazel has terminal Stage Four ...more
Jun 17, 2013
Nov 12, 2012
The Season of Second Chances
When I finished The Season of Second Chances, I felt bereft. The Season of Second Chances was a wonderful novel that I enjoyed reading. I enjoyed it s ...more
Aug 26, 2010
Aug 21, 2010
Sea Witch
Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum! Sea Witch is a ripping good tale starring an irresistible pirate hero, Jesamiah Acorne and his true love, the white witc ...more
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Jul 15, 2011
The Blue Castle
L.M. Montgomery is one of my favorite authors. During my teenage years I devoured everything she had written, casing my local bookstore to see if any ...more
May 14, 2014
May 14, 2014
Jesus Daily: Inspired by the Over 25 Million Fans of the Jesus Daily Page
I have been actively looking for a good daily devotional reader for the past few months. I was more than a little excited to be able to review the new ...more
Dec 05, 2014
Dec 05, 2014
Mr. Darcy's Pledge
Monica Fairview is one of my favorite Austen Authors. Her novel, The Other Mr. Darcy, is my favorite Austen sequel and I’ve given it as a gift to a fe ...more
Jun 04, 2014
May 19, 2014
Dangerous Women
Virgins is a short story prequel to the Outlander saga that is found in the new short story collection, Dangerous Women edited by George R.R. Martin. ...more
Feb 07, 2014
Feb 07, 2014
Queen of the Summer Stars
This review first appeared on my blog, Laura's Reviews at

Queen of the Summer Stars is the second book in Pers
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Jun 27, 2011
Mayhem on Mackinac Island (Michigan Chillers, #1)
Mayhem on Mackinac Island was a bit above my son Kile’s reading level (he just started second grade), but he will probably be reading these books soon ...more
Oct 07, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
As most readers of my blog know, I am obsessed with all things Jane Austen. What you might not know is that I am also an avid Downton Abbey fan. I lov ...more
Dec 13, 2013
Oct 12, 2013
One Last Thing Before I Go
I will admit, when I first started listening to this audiobook, I was ready to turn it off. Drew Silver leads a very sad and depressing life. He was a ...more
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Dec 03, 2012
I keep reading rapt reviews of Kearsley’s novels that compare her to some of my favorite novelists including Diana Gabaldon, Daphne Du Maurier, and Ma ...more
May 2012
Apr 17, 2012
Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8)
I closed the end of the book having reread the last passage several times, and with a deep sadness that the story has ended again for now. Can I reall ...more
Jul 31, 2014
Apr 16, 2013
Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
My Grandpa passed away in October and my 6 and 4 year old boys have had a hard time understanding it all. Heaven is a vague term they’ve heard from ch ...more
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Dec 12, 2012
I Hate Everyone... Starting with Me
Title: I Hate Everyone . . . Starting with Me
Author: Joan Rivers
Read by: Joan Rivers
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Length: Approximately 5 hours (4 CDs)
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Aug 21, 2012
Pride and Prejudice: Dramatized Play Based on the Novel
I checked out this two hour audio recording of a stage adaptation of Pride and Prejudice from the library. It is a LA Theatre works audio theatre coll ...more
Aug 07, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
The Idea of Him: A Novel
Allie Crawford would love to be a writer, but she instead works at a PR firm. She would love to have ended up with her soul-mate James, but she instea ...more
Jun 04, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage: A Mystery with Hoverbots, Bristle Bots, and Other Robots You Can Build Yourself
Title: Nick and Tesla’s Robot Army Rampage
Author: Science Bob Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith
Read by: Macleod Andrews
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
Mini Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #6)
Becky Brandon is back and her daughter Minnie is now two years old. Becky is having a hard time with the economic down turn and her husband Luke has c ...more
Oct 02, 2014
Oct 02, 2014
Left Neglected
Sarah Nickerson is a mother and a successful business woman as a Vice President of Human Resources at a major company. Her husband Bob is just as driv ...more
Apr 14, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys
Title: Still Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Author: Billy Crystal
Read by: Billy Crystal
Publisher: MacMi
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
Becoming Josephine

I love historical fiction. One period of history that has always intrigued me is the French Revolution, and then the rise and fall of Napoleon. The al
Sep 08, 2014
Sep 08, 2014
After I'm Gone
I love Laura Lippman. Her novels intrigue me and leave me pondering the story long after I have read the last page. I discovered her as an author a co ...more
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Tale
Title: The Greatest Gift
Author: Philip Van Doren Stern
Read by: Edward Herrmann
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Length: Approximately 45 minutes (1
Dec 31, 2014
Dec 31, 2014
Winter Garden
Winter Garden was the FLICKS Book and Movie Club selection for December. Meredith and Nina Whitson have grown up with a cold and distant mother, Anya, ...more
Dec 16, 2014
Dec 16, 2014
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