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The Frog Prince
Warning: Contains Spoilers

The Frog Prince tells the story of sex researcher, Leigh Fromme, who falls in love with the perfect man. He's handsome, tale
Jun 15, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
The Child Buyer
Thirty years ago, when I read this book back in high school, I focused only on the horror of the sinister stranger, Wissey Jones, who wanted to buy Ba ...more
Jun 20, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
Wow and double wow... If I could, I'd give this book six stars and still feel like I was under-rating it.

Daughter of Smoke and Bone is a complex novel
Mar 02, 2012
Jun 21, 2011
Bound by Blood (The Garner Witch #1)
Hardcore FBI agent, Brianna Reece, has a secret: a supernatural ability to detect and channel other people's emotions. She's kept this ability hidden ...more
Jan 04, 2012
Dec 03, 2011
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
I'm not always a huge fan of young adult novels because, a lot of times, I find the heroines too whiny and self absorbed, or there is too much high sc ...more
Apr 02, 2013
Mar 29, 2013
Rachel's Holiday (Walsh Family, #2)
Rachel Walsh's family sends her to what she believes is an exclusive rehabilitation center, but it doesn't turn out to be the vacation she'd dreamed a ...more
Aug 27, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
Adulthood Rites (Xenogenesis, #2)
As with the first book in this series, Butler creates a world that is both alien and familiar. Akin, the hero of the story, has a human mother and an ...more
Jun 23, 2013
Jun 09, 2013
Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #2)
Once again, I regret that I only have five stars to give!

After reading and enjoying the first book in this series, I worried that the second wouldn't
Dec 09, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
Dragons of Wendal
If you're looking for a fantastic fantasy read this summer, look no further. Dragons of Wendal, a newly-released novel by Maria Schneider, offers read ...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
Picture the characters from a Brett Easten Ellis novel attending Hogwarts, and you'll have some idea of how Lev Grossman's "The Magicians" rolls.

Sep 07, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
Cure (Strandville Zombie Series, #1)
First, let me be clear. I'm a horror snob. Although I love horror, I am *very* picky. Too often, horror translates into gory, gratuitous brutality wit ...more
Sep 15, 2013
Sep 03, 2013
A Girl Called Malice (Facing the Music, #2)
Alice (aka Malice) Taylor is as self-destructive as they come. She's cruel, heartless, and a slut. She's also a kind and loving 'aunt' to five-year-ol ...more
Oct 24, 2014
Oct 10, 2014
The Wife Of Reilly
I rarely give up on books, but this one had me beat after only 7% in. It wasn't only that I didn't like the main character. In fact, I kind of liked t ...more
Jul 08, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1)
I tried to read this entire book, I really did, but I couldn't handle the ridiculously contrived plot (two people sleeping, half-naked, sleeping in th ...more
Jan 11, 2014
Dec 26, 2013
Gone Girl
This was a very fast-paced, excellent read. I was hooked from the opening chapter and loved how the story played out. The book is well-written and doe ...more
Apr 03, 2014
Jan 11, 2013
Phone Kitten
Good girl Emily thinks that taking a job as a 900 number operator is the most daring thing she's ever done. Then one of her clients ends up dead, and ...more
Jun 09, 2013
Jun 01, 2013
Unholy Magic (Downside Ghosts, #2)
After the first book in this series, I wasn't sure if I wanted to continue reading. It's a gritty story with a self-destructive heroine, and between t ...more
Mar 2014
Feb 22, 2014
Working for the Devil (Dante Valentine, #1)
I read a lot of urban fantasy, and I enjoyed this one because the take was different. For one thing, it incorporated a science fiction setting, and I ...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 14, 2014
The Light Between Oceans
There is something about novels set in lighthouses that I find fascinating, and Light Between Oceans is no exception. The setting, a remote island off ...more
Sep 02, 2013
Apr 01, 2013
Unclean Spirits (The Black Sun's Daughter, #1)
Jayne's life turns upside down when her long lost uncle names her as the sole inheritor to his wealth, estates, and supernatural enemies.

The reason I
Oct 17, 2012
Oct 10, 2012
1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3)
I hate to admit it, but I don't have a clue what this book is supposed to be about. I think it is one of those books about which readers say, "This is ...more
Apr 03, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
Fight Club
I actually saw the movie before reading the book, so unfortunately, I knew where the plot was headed. Even so, the book was every bit as gripping as t ...more
Jul 06, 2013
Jul 02, 2013
Occupy Space
When former astronaut Walter Reddie's nephew is stranded on a space station, Walter does what any red-blooded American would...he convinces his small, ...more
Oct 07, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
The Scrubs
When Michael Keeler, inmate at the Wormwood Scrubs prison, volunteers for a special assignment, he isn't sure what he'll be expected to do. All he's f ...more
Apr 28, 2011
May 02, 2011
Imago (Xenogenesis, #3)
The last book in the Lilith's Brood trilogy was not as exciting as I'd hoped. The first two books were very gripping, and I could not put them down. T ...more
Nov 14, 2013
Nov 05, 2013
Alice in Deadland (Alice in Deadland, #1)
Alice, a young girl living in post-apocalyptic India, chases a zombie down a shaft and winds up discovering a strange, new world order.

The biggest pro
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 01, 2012
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
This was a very compelling read, mostly because I really admire anyone who backpacks. It was like the female version of Jon Krakauer's "Into the Wild" ...more
May 24, 2014
May 11, 2013
That Old Cape Magic
This was kind of a middle aged coming of age story that was slower paced but still very enjoyable. Jack Griffin, the main character, has a mid-life cr ...more
Sep 08, 2014
Jul 24, 2011
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Yes, it's as good as you've heard it was. This gritty YA Novel is action packed, yet manages to keep the central character very authentic. Set in a dy ...more
Feb 14, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
Doubting Abbey (Doubting Abbey, #1)
I love light-hearted, fun chick-lit. A little romance, a fun set of characters, an amusing plot...this is what makes terrific reading, and Doubting Ab ...more
Dec 24, 2013
Nov 10, 2013
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