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Chasing Fire
4.05
Why do I keep reading Nora Roberts? Her characters have become stilted, predictable, and none too personable.

Chasing Fire is about a female fire jumpe...more
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Jun 06, 2011
 
Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Cookbook: Desserts
4.36
This is my first experience with the Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Cookbooks. There are some great recipes here, even though some of them don't...more
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Mar 30, 2011
 
The Ideal Man (Buchanan-Renard, #9)
3.86
Sometimes things are really too good to be true. The same is true for a character who is too good to seem real.

Ellie is a brilliant surgeon, and I do...more
Mar 30, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
A Vision of Fire
3.72
With great anticipation and a touch of trepidation, I began my Advance Copy. The story begins with an assassination attempt and exposition to allow th...more
Aug 2014
Aug 16, 2014
 
Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10)
3.87
Yet another disappointing book from Harris. I think I may quit buying them and just check it out from the library.

Dead in the Family is about...about....more
May 07, 2010
May 05, 2010
 
Shattered Secrets (Cold Creek, #1)
4.00
Shattered Secrets by Karen Harper is a thrill-fest.

I always, ALWAYS enjoy Karen Harper and this book is no exception. Shattered Secrets is creepy and...more
Aug 2014
Aug 16, 2014
 
The Dangerous Days of Daniel X (Daniel X, #1)
3.53
First, go into this book expecting that it is written for upper elementary age readers, or perhaps lower middle school. That way you won't be disappoi...more
Jan 2009
Apr 26, 2010
 
The Kingdom (Graveyard Queen, #2)
4.08
The Kingdom is an extremely disappointing follow-up to the first book in "The Graveyard Queen Series." Technically, the book is probably better writte...more
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Apr 08, 2012
 
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
3.78
Jacob, our protagonist, is the grandson of a highly imaginative man. Of course, Jacob figures out that his grandfather's stories are just make-believe...more
Feb 2012
Feb 23, 2012
 
Night Sky
4.00
This YA book has an intriguing premise: a teen discovers she has "Powers" and is put in a situation where she must rescue the girl she babysits. There...more
Aug 16, 2014
Aug 16, 2014
 
If Walls Could Talk (A Haunted Home Renovation Mystery #1)
3.84
I tried this new series from Juliet Blackwell...and you know me - my books need some sort of a paranormal/fantasy bent to them.

If Walls Could Talk is...more
Nov 2011
Feb 23, 2012
 
Any Man of Mine (Chinooks Hockey Team, #6)
4.01
It's been a long time since I read a book with such throughly UNlikeable charactes.

In fact, I can't remember such a time.

Rachel Gibson has imagined t...more
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Apr 04, 2011
 
Embers (Anya Kalinczyk, #1)
3.50
Embers is a decent start to a new urban fantasy series. It is grim, dark, and interesting, but a bit of a Harry Dresden wannabe.

Anya is an arson inve...more
Dec 26, 2010
Dec 09, 2010
 
Dark Inside (Dark Inside, #1)
3.94
I liked this book. A lot. And I feel kind of guilty about it, because it is a complete ripoff from Stephen King's "Cell," but I actually like this boo...more
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Apr 08, 2012
 
Penumbra (Spook Squad, #3)
3.90
I am really torn in trying to rate this book. I enjoyed it - a lot. Enough that I'd like to go back and read the first books in the series, except for...more
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 16, 2014
 
Hate List
4.05
Valerie is a misfit at school. Her friends are misfits, as is her boyfriend. To cope with the unkind acts visited upon her by schoolmates, she creates...more
Feb 2012
Feb 23, 2012
 
Shadowfever (Fever, #5)
4.54
This is SUCH a disappointment. I liked it, the ending was decent, but this book was not the quality of the others.

First off, the plot drags. It's 594...more
Jan 19, 2011
Apr 19, 2010
 
The Restorer (Graveyard Queen, #1)
3.94
The Restorer is an excellent start to a new series, "The Graveyard Queen." Amelia can see ghosts, but this isn't a "help-them-see-the-bright-light" fe...more
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Apr 08, 2012
 
Doctor Who: Engines of War
4.12
Wow. After seeing the War Doctor in the Doctor Who special, I liked him. After reading this book (advance copy), I like him even more.

The story was e...more
Aug 2014
Aug 28, 2014
 
The Last Thing I Remember (The Homelanders #1)
3.99
Charlie wakes up in a small cement room, with torture devices next to him, obviously having been the victim of the torture. All he can remember is goi...more
May 21, 2010
May 18, 2010
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
This book is science fiction perfection. It requires close reading...you can't skip around in this text, and there is a lot to read, but you won't be...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
The Bodyguard (Includes: T-FLAC, #14.5)
3.88
For $1.25 (that's what this cost me at Dollar General), I thought I couldn't go wrong. I mean, I'm on vacation, time to waste, and the guy on the cove...more
Jan 2012
Jul 12, 2012
 
The Collector
3.87

This book completely failed to keep my interest. Ms. Roberts has hits and misses; this is definitely a miss. Oddly enough, the teaser was great and th...more
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 16, 2014
 
Changes (The Dresden Files, #12)
4.53
What series can say that book 12 is the best? Especially when you consider all the wonderful books in the series. "Changes" is gripping, and you won't...more
May 02, 2010
Apr 19, 2010
 
After the Golden Age (Golden Age, #1)
3.73
Celia is the daughter of super-heroes, and in the vein of this type of story, naturally has no super power herself. Carrie Vaughn manages to produce a...more
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Jan 04, 2013
 
Doctor Who: Winner Takes All
3.75
Remember the old movie "The Last Starfighter"? That is evidently what provided the idea for this book. Aliens are using gamers to find someone able to...more
not set
Feb 27, 2012
 
Black Hills
4.06
Nora Roberts usually has a good story, and this is no exception. But, somehow, her stories all blend together and the characters are not unique anymor...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
Change of Heart
3.75
This is a pleasant story. It's probably worth the $8 to buy it, but "Change of Heart" is not going to be one of those books that makes you say, "Wow,...more
Aug 28, 2014
Aug 16, 2014
 
Under the Dome
3.88
Good beginning, then the book started to fall into trite Civic Leader-Is-A-Bad-Man and so is his kid and so is every cop.

Then the really ridiculous p...more
Dec 31, 2010
Dec 28, 2010
 
The Other Side of the Island
3.67
This is sort of like The Giver, but no where near as good. It was interesting enough to keep me reading, even considering the gaping plot holes.

Tell y...more
not set
Jul 11, 2010
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