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The Good Thief
3.55
This story had such promise. From the back cover: “Bejamin Nab appears one day at the orphanage where Ren has spent the 11 years of his young life. Co ...more
not set
Jul 01, 2008
 
Industrial Magic (Women of the Otherworld #4)
4.11
I’m always thrilled when I find a new writer who a) I think is amazing; b) who is writing a series, which I love; c) there are several books to the se ...more
Apr 14, 2008
Mar 27, 2008
 
Certain Girls (Cannie Shapiro #2)
3.66
“Good in Bed” is one of my Top Ten Favorite Books of All Time. It’s funny, it’s all about various relationships and there are even lesbians in it. Ove ...more
not set
Apr 04, 2008
 
PaperQuake: A Puzzle
3.88
Violet is the youngest of triplets, nearly an hour younger than the oldest, as she’s reminded at one point. The other two are identical, Violet a frat ...more
May 26, 2008
Apr 25, 2008
 
Blood Noir (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #16)
3.83
Here’s the synopsis:

Jason’s father is dying and he is going home to Asheville, NC to see him. Jason and his father have a contentious relationship at
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not set
Apr 04, 2008
 
Remember Me?
3.74
I picked up Remember Me? because a member of an online group I’m in suggested it. That and I like Sophie Kinsella. While her books aren’t deep, they a ...more
not set
Jul 09, 2008
 
Gorgeously Green
3.84
The other day, I went to Target, going to my usual Target Aisles: bedding, cosmetics, skin care, and books. I bought a makeup bag to corral my lipglos ...more
not set
Jul 07, 2008
 
Plain Truth
3.95
I finished this at about 1 am this morning! That and the excessive amount of snow outside are why I am not at church. Well, that and the fact that I a ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 16, 2007
 
An Ice Cold Grave (Harper Connelly, #3)
3.94
Book 3 in the Harper Connelly series finds Harper and Tolliver in yet another small town, searching for dead bodies. In this instance, there are sever ...more
not set
Jun 17, 2008
 
Simmer Down (A Gourmet Girl Mystery, #2)
3.46
This is a fun book. If you're in the mood for a light mystery with a little food thrown in for good measure, you'll enjoy this series. This is the sec ...more
not set
Apr 28, 2008
 
All Together Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #7)
4.06
This is the first of the Southern Vampire series that I listened to on audio. It was weird, frankly. The narrator's voice was nothing like I imagined ...more
Apr 24, 2008
Apr 15, 2008
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
4.02
I called my friend M today. I hated to do it, but I had to tell her that her husband was right: I DO like the Dresden Files books by Jim Butcher. At t ...more
Apr 03, 2008
Mar 25, 2008
 
Broken (Women of the Otherworld #6)
4.18
Elena is the only female werewolf. Werewolves are either born with the gene – and it’s only passed to boys – or bitten and women usually die. Except E ...more
Apr 15, 2008
Mar 27, 2008
 
Haunted (Women of the Otherworld #5)
4.06
Eve Levine is a ghost. In “Industrial Magic” she makes a deal with The Fates and, if Paige and Lucas are returned to life, she’ll owe The Fates a favo ...more
Apr 13, 2008
Mar 27, 2008
 
Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville #1)
3.66
I can not remember who recommended this series. I think it was someone on “Novel Ladies.” I am fond of paranormal, fantasy and series and this covers ...more
not set
May 14, 2008
 
Eccentric Glamour: Creating an Insanely More Fabulous You
3.75
I don’t know if you’ll take the advice in this book, but you should read it. How can you not read a book buy a gay British guy who both impersonates Q ...more
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Jul 07, 2008
 
Real Vampires Live Large (Glory St. Clair, #2)
4.03
Real Vampires Live Large

Okay, I have to say: I think these books are a stitch. This is book 2 in a series, I’m already half way through book 3. They a
...more
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Jun 02, 2008
 
Personal Demon (Women of the Otherworld, #8)
4.05
I know, that isn’t very objective, but there you are. Armstrong’s books just keep getting better and better.

This book features Hope and Lucas, but mo
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Jun 12, 2008
Apr 09, 2008
 
Grave Sight (Harper Connelly, #1)
3.84
Harper Connelly sees dead people.

Okay, that’s not, strictly speaking, true. She doesn’t see them so much as sense them. Harper was hit by lightning wh
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not set
May 22, 2008
 
The Becoming (Anna Strong Chronicles, #1)
3.52
Anna Strong is a bounty hunter who, inadvertently, goes against a vampire. When trying to apprehend the vamp, he attacks. Of course, he meant to kill ...more
May 26, 2008
May 14, 2008
 
Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1)
4.13
My friend InfoDva recommended this series. The Parable of the Sower is, of course, the first followed by The Parable of the Talents, which I haven’t r ...more
not set
May 14, 2008
 
Real Vampires Have Curves (Glory St. Clair, #1)
3.80
Glory St. Clair is a vampire. Surprised by that, given the title? :grin: She was an actress with William Shakespeare, so that makes her about 400 year ...more
not set
May 23, 2008
 
A Connecticut Fashionista in King Arthur's Court
3.31
I was a sucker for a King Arthur story when I was a young teen. I’ve read more versions of it that you can imagine. In this one, Kat is transported ba ...more
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Jul 01, 2008
 
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
4.18
This is the first of a series but not Briggs' first book. Mercy Thompson is a walker - not a wereanimal but a shapeshifter - a coyote. She's all too i ...more
Apr 28, 2008
Apr 25, 2008
 
Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1)
4.20
I wasn't sure as I began this book that I was going to like it. I decided to keep reading. I'm glad that I did. Night Huntress is sort of a vampire St ...more
not set
Sep 02, 2008
 
The Mercifully Brief, Real World Guide to... Raising More Money With Newsletters Than You Ever Thought Possible
4.11
If you write newsletters for your organization, this is a great book to read. It's a quick & dirty breakdown of how you can improve your newslette ...more
not set
Jan 29, 2008
 
Turn Up the Heat (A Gourmet Girl Mystery, #3)
3.65
This is the third of a series of very fun books. They are perfect for summer beach reads, for winter ski chalet reads, for anytime you want to read so ...more
Jul 02, 2008
Apr 28, 2008
 
Castle Roogna (Xanth, #3)
3.84
I tried to read this book. I got about 120 pages into it and decided I couldn't finish. There are those who think it's funny and clever, but I thought ...more
Apr 08, 2008
Apr 09, 2008
 
Dying to Be Thin (A Fat City Mystery, #1)
3.45
This was another first book and overall not a bad beginning. I think there were some bad copyedits, but other than that, it's fine. I doubt I'll read ...more
Apr 24, 2008
Apr 25, 2008
 
Living Alone and Loving It
3.78
I read this thinking, "Well, I like living alone. Maybe I'll find something new that will make me *love* it." I didn't find that here. This book was o ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 01, 2008
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