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Nineteen Seventy-seven: The Red Riding Quartet, Book Two
3.87

This is the second book in Peace' Red Riding Hood Quartet. It is just as grim and well-written as the first one. Although there are two narrators here
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Aug 11, 2010
Aug 10, 2010
 
Among the Truthers: A Journey Through America's Growing Conspiracist Underground
3.22
Oh, man, this book. I usually don't finish books I dislike this much, but I kept telling myself I had gotten this far and I really wanted to write a g ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
 
A Vintage Affair
3.64
Josh Lanyon is not only one of my favorite authors of m/m romance, but one of my favorite authors in general. His books are almost always 4 stars (or ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 07, 2012
 
Paris: The Secret History
3.79
I enjoyed this book quite a bit. This is an history of Paris from Roman times to the present focusing on the working classes, the revolutionary, the t ...more
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Jun 13, 2010
 
Suite Scarlett (Scarlett, #1)
3.61
I loved this young adult novel! I read Johnson's Devilish a few years and really enjoyed it, but for whatever reason, I had yet to pick up another one ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Heaven Scent / Shotgun Nanny (Harlequin Duets, #78)
4.00
***Note: I only read the second book that is included in this double edition, "Shotgun Nanny" by Nancy Warren.***

I loved this sweet, funny little roma
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Jul 09, 2010
Jul 10, 2010
 
Dogs and Goddesses
3.38
This was an enjoyable read for me. I had previously read The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes, which Crusie and Stuart co-wrote with Eileen Dreyer, and I fou ...more
Jul 22, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
 
The Mark (The Mark, #1)
3.49
I loved this young adult novel. When I first started reading, I was wary. Did I really need to read about another 16-year-old girl with paranormal abi ...more
Jun 05, 2010
Jun 13, 2010
 
Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History
3.53
This was an extremely interesting and insightful read. Aaronovitch examines a multitude of conspiracy theories, their believers, and the effect these ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Goddess of the Hunt (The Wanton Dairymaid Trilogy, #1)
3.81
This historical romance is mostly good, but not great. Dare shows a lot of promise. The characters are well-drawn, in spite of being somewhat cliched. ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Lips Touch: Three Times
3.84
I am absolutely in love with this book. No exaggeration. It's my favorite read of 2010 (so far), and I simply cannot recommend it highly enough. A fin ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
The Lassa Ward: One Man's Fight Against One of the World's Deadliest Diseases
3.70
Ross Donaldson is a medical student, writing a paper about Lassa fever, who decides to travel to Sierra Leone and research the deadly disease first ha ...more
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Jun 13, 2010
 
Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women
3.40
I really liked this book, which focuses on the history of modeling, from the 1920s or so up until the mid-1990s. The title and the back copy both make ...more
Jan 04, 2014
Jan 02, 2014
 
Still Missing
3.94
I thought this book was a great psychological thriller. It's the story of a woman who is abducted by a stranger and kept captive in a remote cabin in ...more
Feb 16, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
 
Changeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2)
3.99
This is the sequel to Soulless, which I absolutely loved. I was a little concerned that I mightn't like this one as much and was relieved to find that ...more
not set
Jun 16, 2010
 
Frost Moon (Skindancer, #1)
3.69
This is an enjoyable debut to a new paranormal series. The heroine, Dakota Frost, is maybe a little bit of a Mary Sue: tall, busty, has a mohawk, is c ...more
Jul 02, 2010
Jul 09, 2010
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.01
What can I say about this book? I heard about it before it even came out. It's one of those books that has a lot of "buzz" attached to it, which made ...more
Jun 19, 2010
Jun 13, 2010
 
The Shaking Woman, or A History of My Nerves
3.43
This was an interesting and thoughtful book, if not exactly what I expected. The title lead me to believe that it would be more of a personal memoir o ...more
Aug 23, 2010
Aug 14, 2010
 
History of a Pleasure Seeker
3.42
I tried to read this book for two weeks and I finally gave up without finishing. I don't normally read the blurbs on the back cover but as I was putti ...more
May 14, 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Hard Eight (Stephanie Plum, #8)
4.15
It had been a long time since I read a Stephanie Plum book. A couple years, even. It's not that I don't love Stephanie, Grandma Mazur, Lula, Ranger, M ...more
Jul 07, 2010
Jul 09, 2010
 
Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy
4.18
This is a good book on a very interesting topic. Watson chronicles the summer of 1964, "Freedom Summer," when hundreds of (mostly white) college stude ...more
Aug 20, 2010
Aug 14, 2010
 
Heat Stroke (Weather Warden, #2)
3.84
This is the second book in Rachel Caine's Weather Warden series. Our main character (heroine would be a strong word, but I wouldn't go so far as to ca ...more
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Jun 13, 2010
 
Birthmarked (Birthmarked, #1)
3.91
This is an excellent, well-written young adult book that takes place in a distant, dystopian, post-oil future. 16-year-old Gaia has just, after appren ...more
Jun 16, 2010
Jun 13, 2010
 
A Song For Arbonne
4.17
As an avid reader and aspiring writer, there are a few authors who, when I read them, I am left so dumbfounded, so inspired, that I'm jealous that I d ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Packing Heat
3.66
This book was a disappointment to me. Maybe it's because I was coming off several great m/m romance reads, and thus was in the mood for something with ...more
Feb 21, 2012
Feb 21, 2012
 
Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
3.86
This is an extremely readable, interesting, and fascinating history book. It tells the story of Prohibition, from the first dry movements, to the pass ...more
Jul 2010
Jun 26, 2010
 
Evidence (Alex Delaware, #24)
3.81
I was pretty disappointed in this Alex Delaware novel, as I have been, to be perfectly honest, with the last several. I still love Alex, Milo, and Rob ...more
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Jun 15, 2010
 
The Partly Cloudy Patriot
3.91
This collection of essays was mostly "meh" for me. I love Vowell's writing, her humor, and her enthusiasm for history, and I continue to feel that we ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
One D.O.A., One on the Way
3.35
This short, dark and lyrical novel stole my heart. Set in post-Katrina New Orleans and narrated by Eve, who is married to Adam (yes, she knows the jok ...more
Jul 05, 2010
Jun 13, 2010
 
Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory
4.07
This is an excellent, and extremely well-documented, history of Reconstruction and the years afterward, and how the ideas of what the Civil War stood ...more
Jul 08, 2010
Jun 16, 2010
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