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I, Iago
3.77
I, Iago is one of the best books I’ve ever read.

It’s a book I’ve been waiting for my whole life - one that takes the blame off a villain who is very...more
Jul 23, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
The Astral
3.25
Quite frankly, this book left me thinking, "Who cares?" Harry is a 57-year-old man who has just been kicked out by his wife. He spends the next 300 pa...more
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
 
A Thousand Bones (Louis Kincaid, #8)
4.00
I could not stop reading this book - I've recently been in a reading slump, and have been spending months on the same book, but I read this in two day...more
Oct 20, 2011
Oct 20, 2011
 
Sister's Choice
4.05
Let me start with how painfully realistic this book was, and how moving it was to read about people overcoming so much pain - the two sisters have eac...more
not set
Nov 03, 2011
 
The Pelican Brief
3.89
**spoiler alert** I'll begin by saying that I used to love John Grisham's books. I read four or five, started to get a little tired of the same old pl...more
Jan 2013
Jul 16, 2013
 
Winter's Bone
3.93
I should start by saying that several years ago I took this book out of the library and immediately sent it back. It had a slow pace and too much desc...more
Oct 08, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
 
The Collector
3.98
I couldn't get into this book. The beginning didn't immediately captivate me, and proceeded to bore me to the point of yawning. I almost fell asleep w...more
not set
Nov 03, 2011
 
Pegasus Descending (Dave Robicheaux, #15)
4.11
This series really reminded me of Dennis Lehane's Kenzie and Gennarro series (Gone, Baby, Gone, etc.). The difference is that I would give all of Denn...more
Sep 26, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
 
The Son
3.96
"The Son" is a beautiful book. It lured me in with a Wild West adventure, it swept me up with the language and attitude of the time period, and it nea...more
Jul 16, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
 
The Weird Sisters
3.36
The writing was beautiful - allow me to start with that. Each sentence was lovely to read.
As for the characters - Rose and Bean were wonderful. But C...more
Jul 18, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
She's Come Undone
3.78
**spoiler alert** I started out liking it. She's a lonely, depressed girl who sits in front of the tv all day, drinking pepsi and eating junk food. Th...more
Jul 18, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
The Silver Linings Playbook
4.02
Okay, I only read this book after I'd seen the trailer for the upcoming movie. It helped to visualize the characters as the actors I'd seen in the tra...more
Sep 08, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
 
Fragile (The Hollows, #1)
3.60
I really like Lisa Unger's books. This book had a very interesting plot - a girl goes missing, reminding the older members of the town of another girl...more
Nov 22, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
 
An Unquiet Grave (Louis Kincaid, #7)
4.07
Was at times a bit too descriptive, as the Louis Kincaid books tend to be, but overall a captivating and interesting read. P.J. Parrish has officially...more
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
The Nobodies Album
3.65
Carolyn Parkhurst is a beautiful writer - she really is. The prose in this book is magnificent. The plot is unique, interesting, and I found that I ha...more
Nov 22, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
 
The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts
4.13
This is a decent book. It tells the sad tale of Chris Farley, with interviews from his friends and family. It gives an interesting behind-the-scenes l...more
Jan 2012
Jul 18, 2013
 
Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship
3.88
I was lucky enough to receive a free copy of this book through goodreads.
Let me begin by saying that this book was not what I expected. Having recent...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.16
I'm giving up on this book. I didn't like the first part - all about Josef escaping from Prague. It was okay at first, but I found it long, filled wit...more
Aug 13, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
Keepsake
3.58
The romance between the main character and her ex-husband was cheesy, as was the whole explanation behind the "room-we-can't-open" mystery. The relati...more
not set
Nov 06, 2012
 
The Crossing
3.79
Unbelievably cheesy. The dialogue was unrealistic, the characters were ridiculously forgiving, and the ending was beyond cheesy. Not to mention the fa...more
Dec 04, 2011
Aug 27, 2011
 
The Summer of the Bear
3.62
As the other reviews have summarized the plot beautifully, I will instead focus solely on how much I enjoyed this book. Though at times it was slow, t...more
Jun 2011
Jun 21, 2011
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.15
I really loved this book. Sure, it was unrealistic in that the dog had the thought capabilities of a human, but growing up as I did, with anywhere fro...more
Sep 2011
Sep 20, 2011
 
Darkness, My Old Friend (The Hollows, #2)
3.63
Very interesting plot, even though I was extremely confused at first about what exactly the plot was. Everything I read basically just said that it wa...more
Nov 22, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
 
Atonement
3.83
Even though I disliked this book, I'm giving it two stars because of the plot. It was a wonderful idea, really. Having only seen the movie trailer, I...more
Jan 02, 2012
Sep 21, 2011
 
She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders
3.86
I would have given this book five stars, except that by the last 50 pages I was begging for it to end. For no other reason than that I was bored.
That...more
Dec 24, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
 
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
4.05
An extremely interesting and enjoyable read. My opinion is probably biased, as I am studying to become a Funeral Director, so these types of "fun fact...more
Sep 30, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
 
I Know This Much Is True
4.14
While reading this book, I constantly wavered between 2 and 5 stars. By the end, however, I was in love with this book. The sentences are never over-d...more
Jul 11, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
Never Knowing
3.82
This book was hard to put down, and I really enjoyed the insights into a serial killer's mind. The ending was very interesting, to say the least.
I on...more
Jun 2011
Jul 03, 2011
 
Sister
3.77
Combined my two favorite topics - crime, and the bond between sisters. I have an older sister and a younger sister, and I have to say that Tess and Be...more
Jun 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
The Appeal
3.55
A disgusting tale of the greed and corruption that shapes America's law. It is a testament to the author's fairness in describing all sides that I oft...more
Oct 27, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
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