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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Michael Pollan has changed my life.

That's not an exaggeration. Between this book and The Defense of Food, I'll never look at what I put in my body in...more
May 09, 2010
Apr 21, 2010
The Forgotten (John Puller, #2)
I dig Baldacci a lot and I quite enjoy John Puller as a protagonist. Puller's in the Military and works for the Criminal Investigation Command. HIs la...more
Sep 2013
Sep 02, 2013
Spell Bound (Women of the Otherworld, #12)
Gosh, we're really up to 12 books in this series? They've been fun reading.

This one, like the last, focuses on the young witch, Savannah. Her unspoken...more
Dec 10, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
This was a selection from our Manager's Book Club at my work. Sinek is great speaker - check out his TED talk. A lot of the basics from that talk are...more
Jul 10, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
The Darkest Seduction (Lords of the Underworld, #9)
Paris, keeper of the demon Promiscuity, is damned to have sex every day or weaken and possibly die. The catch is that once he's had sex with someone o...more
Oct 05, 2013
Oct 05, 2013
Divine By Blood (Partholon, #3)
Of the three books I read in this series, I liked this one the least. It was still interesting but Morrigan, the main character, was such a spoiled, a...more
Jun 26, 2011
Jun 28, 2011
Fly Away Home
Very engrossing tale focused on the wife and two adult daughters of a politician who gets caught in an affair with a young woman. All three women go t...more
Nov 21, 2010
Nov 22, 2010
The Cost of Bad Behavior: How Incivility Is Damaging Your Business and What to Do About It
Our Managers' group read this for Q4 at the suggestion of our HR Director.

A quick summary is that not following the Golden Rule actually costs busines...more
Dec 09, 2009
Dec 13, 2009
Waking the Witch (Women of the Otherworld, #11)
This book in the series revolves around Savannah Levine, the young (21) witch who's been raised by Paige and Lucas. Paige and Lucas go out of town and...more
Sep 14, 2010
Sep 15, 2010
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Too funny. This was one of our potential book club selections for this coming Monday night. I liked the premise so much that I got it from the library...more
Mar 21, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
Really good story.

Katsa is a Graceling, someone who has a super skill and is identified by having two different colored eyes. The skill can be someth...more
Jan 02, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
The Ghosts of Belfast (Jack Lennon Investigations #1)
With all the anti-Muslim rhetoric going around these days, it's easy to forget that there's still a lot of violence and ugliness associated with other...more
Sep 16, 2010
Sep 17, 2010
Blood Rites (The Dresden Files #6)
Wizard Harry Dresden gets hired to find out who's using an entropy curse (basically you end up dead but it looks like a freak accident) to kill the wo...more
Apr 19, 2009
Apr 19, 2009
The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam Trilogy, #2)
I hosted book club this month and picked this book based on some reviews I read. Consensus was they liked it except for one person who gave up on it h...more
Sep 11, 2010
Sep 13, 2010
The Darkest Craving (Lords of The Underworld, #10)
We're almost out of Lords of the Underworld to have stories. This one is about Kane, keeper of the demon Disaster. We've really not seen a lot of Kane...more
Oct 10, 2013
Oct 05, 2013
The Next One to Fall
This sequel to The Damage Done was somewhat disappointing. The story starts three months after travel writer Lily Moore has discovered the facts behin...more
Mar 31, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
Super Sad True Love Story
Set in the not so distant future, two people fall into a not so healthy romantic relationship. Both Lenny (Russia) and Eunice (Korea) are children of...more
Sep 26, 2010
Sep 27, 2010
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet (Charley Davidson, #4)
Charley is not recovering well from a vicious attack. In fact, she's hardly left her apartment in two months. Her friends and family try to get her ou...more
Mar 08, 2013
Mar 08, 2013
Dark Side of the Moon (Dark-Hunter #7, Were-Hunter #3)
Susan Michaels is a disgraced investigative reporter working for a tabloid. One of her friends calls her in a panic to meet her at a local animal shel...more
Mar 14, 2014
Mar 15, 2014
Ex and the Single Girl
Got this for free to read on the Kindle.

Good story. Portia is depressed after her boyfriend of two years leaves her on Valentine's Day with just a not...more
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
China Lake
I saw an email from one of my bookstores that Gardiner was doing a signing so I decided to check her out. I love finding an existing series that I can...more
Jul 31, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
This was our book club selection for this month and I found it delightful. Major Pettigrew is a retired widower in a small town in England. His younge...more
Feb 27, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
Board Stiff (Xanth, #38)
I started reading the Xanth books literally decades ago. Most of my friends did, too. When I saw a new one out, I thought, "Why not? Might be a nice b...more
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
The Do-Over
Man, it took me a long time to get in to this book. I almost stopped reading it, in fact.

Mara Jane Mulligan is a completely depressed wife and mother....more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 25, 2012
Sins of the Night (Dark-Hunter, #6)
That crafty Acheron apparently has a 9,000 year old sidekick that we never knew about. Alexion is Acheron's clean up man when Dark Hunters go bad. He...more
Mar 2014
Mar 01, 2014
Undercurrents (Boldt/Matthews, #1)
I got this book in a bag of hand me downs. It was delightful. Lou Boldt is a Seattle homicide cop who fingered a guy for serial killings. The guy is k...more
Jul 12, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
Suggested by a friend.

While this is YA, it's easily transferable to adult issues. In the not too distant future, nearly everyone in America has a "fee...more
Jan 02, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
Ghost Story (The Dresden Files,  #13)
When we last left Wizard Harry Dresden, he was, well, he was dead. How do you continue a series from there? Make him a ghost!

Harry finds himself in an...more
Aug 14, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
This was our monthly book club selection and a fine choice.

Warm and easy reading by a surgeon on several medical topics involving a positive deviant....more
Oct 11, 2009
Oct 12, 2009
Killing Ruby Rose
Ruby Rose is not your typical 17 year old star student with the hots for the high school football star. She's also a trained shooter and martial arts...more
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 22, 2014