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Fever Dream
4.06
This book starts out in Africa with Agent Pendergast and his beloved wife, Helen, on a mini-safari. A German photographer is killed by a lion at a nea...more
Jun 13, 2010
May 30, 2010
 
Same Kind Of Different As Me
4.20
This review first appeared on my blog Knitting and Sundries

Some books just make you happy that you know how to read - this is one of them. From the op...more
Sep 06, 2010
Jul 08, 2010
 
Gone Girl
3.93
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

Having read and reviewed Gillian Flynn's "Sharp Objects", I was happy t...more
May 30, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
 
Phoenix Island
3.91
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

Phoenix Island is billed as young adult, but this cross-over debut nove...more
Dec 25, 2013
Dec 25, 2013
 
Finding Emilie
3.79
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

In real life, Emilie du Chatelet, married to one man, long-time mistres...more
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
 
The Midwife's Confession
4.03
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

Tara, whose husband Sam recently died in a car accident, teaches at Hun...more
Apr 14, 2011
Feb 01, 2011
 
Dominance
3.41
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

In 1994, nine Honors Literature students were chosen to attend the clas...more
Jun 03, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
Heretic (Templar Chronicles, #1)
3.55
The Knights Templar, thought to have been disbanded in the 14th century, are alive and well - reborn with a military hierarchy as an arm of the Vatica...more
Jul 05, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
 
Human Blend (Blend Trilogy #1)
3.83
Laney looks 16, but is quite a bit older .. you see, she does not age normally. She also has remarkable abilities - the ability to heal and the abilit...more
Jan 15, 2011
Nov 28, 2010
 
The Body Shop: Parties, Pills, and Pumping Iron -- Or, My Life in the Age of Muscle
3.56
This review first appeared on my blog: http://jewelknits.blogspot.com/2010/0...

I have a rather testy relationship with memoirs. Most I find to be eith...more
Sep 19, 2010
Jul 08, 2010
 
Two Tickets to the Christmas Ball
3.79
Meet Cora Crowden, NOT so full of the Christmas spirit, who lives with her cat Skippy. She's worked at Sorenby's for the past five years, and is in se...more
Dec 09, 2010
Nov 21, 2010
 
Shiva's Arms
3.70
Originally posted on my blog, Knitting and Sundries (although this review has an addendum):

I was immediately drawn in by the picture of Alice being hu...more
May 2010
May 23, 2010
 
The Distant Hours
3.84
This review first appeared on my blog: http://jewelknits.blogspot.com/2010/1...

It actually took almost a month for me to finish this book. That is a V...more
Dec 05, 2010
Oct 22, 2010
 
Wonder
4.42
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

What a wonder of a book!

First sentence: I know I'm not an ordinary ten-...more
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
 
The Art of Devotion
3.62
This review was initially posted on my blog: Knitting and Sundries

AND I wish there were a 1/2 star designation on Good Reads, as I gave it 4.5 out of...more
Jun 2010
Jun 22, 2010
 
A Woman and Her Workplace: Building Healthy Relationships from 9 to 5
3.86
This book is written as sort of a handbook for the Christian woman at work. With the use of real-life modern parables and examples, it serves as a gui...more
Jan 24, 2011
Nov 05, 2010
 
By Fire, by Water
3.75
This review first appeared on my blog Knitting and Sundries

I'm a huge fan of historical fiction. I love reading about other cultures, other times, and...more
Jul 2010
Jul 13, 2010
 
Pandora's Succession
3.53
When I initially started reading this novel, I ended up a bit dizzy from the array of characters who were introduced. At first, it was difficult for m...more
Nov 10, 2010
Oct 17, 2010
 
The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1)
3.95
(Mini-review and series introduction) - In which we meet Meghan Chase on her 16th birthday. She lives in the Louisiana bayou with her mom Melissa, her...more
Jan 09, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
 
Here, Home, Hope
3.40
This review first appeared on my blog:

http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

FIRST SENTENCE: Here's how I knew something about my life had to change....more
Jun 17, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
 
Songs of Willow Frost
3.65
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

In 1934 San Francisco, William Eng is 12 years old, the only Chinese bo...more
Sep 26, 2013
Dec 29, 2013
 
Unthinkable (Night Fall)
3.14
Omar wants to eventually be a published horror writer, and for now, he posts his stories on his Facebook page, where he receives positive feedback fro...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
 
Alibi
3.66
This review was first published to my blog: http://jewelknits.blogspot.com/2010/0...

From the publisher's website:

Two men think they've found the perfe...more
Jun 23, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
 
Good Night Captain Mama: Buenas Noches Capitan Mama
4.00
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

This is a sweet short book perfect for a bedtime story or story time at...more
Jun 24, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
 
Count on Me: Tales of Sisterhoods and Fierce Friendships
4.57
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

Well, this was a refreshing look at women, friendship, mentoring, and s...more
Dec 08, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
 
Other Goose: Re-Nurseried!! and Re-Rhymed!! Childrens Classics
3.57
This review first appeared on my blog: http://jewelknits.blogspot.com/2010/1...

I was lucky enough to win this book as part of a children's book prize...more
Nov 22, 2010
Nov 21, 2010
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.11
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

Judging by the comments I've read when I mentioned reading this one, it...more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
The Painted Darkness
3.26
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.jewelknits.blogspot.com

I downloaded this book some time ago and only just now read it because, well,...more
Dec 02, 2010
Dec 01, 2010
 
Lipstick in Afghanistan
3.62
This review first appeared on my blog: http://jewelknits.blogspot.com/2010/1...

This book tells the story of two women living in two continents with li...more
Nov 11, 2010
Nov 04, 2010
 
A Winter Haunting
3.52
This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...


I purchased A Winter Haunting not realizing that it was the second in S...more
Jun 05, 2013
Jun 01, 2013
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