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The Man from Primrose Lane
I picked this book up because it is by a local author, set in my home state and area(s). The book started off a little slow, which is ok, and kept my ...more
Aug 2012
Aug 01, 2012
The Prisoner of Heaven (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #3)
"Shadow of the Wind' by Carlos Ruiz Zafon is one of those novels I LOVED and tell complete strangers about. "Angel's Game" not so much. "Angel's Game" ...more
Aug 29, 2012
Aug 28, 2012
The Dream Spell
I downloaded this book (amongst others) to my iPad because it was free and I wanted to try using an e-reader. I give it 3 stars only because I liked t ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
The Twelfth Enchantment
I have never read David Liss (even though I have a couple of his books on TBR shelves). I picked this book up because 1: it contained magic and I love ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
This book is advertised as a thriller; crime fiction. It's really not. It is a mystery or mysterious, there is a mystery of whodunit, but a thriller, ...more
Feb 29, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
The Ninth Wife
Would you marry someone who has been married 8 times before and all by the age of 45? I don't know, but I sure would love to hear the whys. That is wh ...more
Sep 23, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
The Art of Racing in the Rain
I was told to have a box of tissues ready when reading this book. And it would have been true if I was a crier. And I did tear up towards the end, whe ...more
Feb 16, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
Zero Day (John Puller, #1)
I am a huge Baldacci fan. Have read almost all of his books. This isn't one of his best. It's a good book. An easy read. I found myself comparing this ...more
Feb 19, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy, #2)
I enjoyed this book very much. I think it is a great sequel. I paced myself this time since I read book #1, "Discovery of Witches", in a day without g ...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jul 11, 2012
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
I really liked this book. Read it because it was a goodreads book group, The Book Addicts, read for February. I started it on 1/28 and it started slow ...more
Feb 2012
Jan 28, 2012
I like historical fiction but sometimes I get tired of reading the same old thing. WW2, The Tudors and Civil War era get old sometimes because there i ...more
Oct 03, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
The House I Loved
This book was an easy read told from one point of view through letters. I do like the vehicle of the letter in relating a story. It always seems more ...more
Oct 11, 2012
Oct 11, 2012
Dancing Through Life in a Pair of Broken Heels
I bought this book at a library sale because 1: the title caught my eye 2: I love the "Cathy" cartoon. This book was written 10 years ago and, even th ...more
Feb 21, 2012
Feb 21, 2012
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
I really enjoyed this book. It starts off sad, with a death but then it is just a lovely romantic story. Major Pettigrew is equally lovable and annoyi ...more
Sep 30, 2012
Sep 29, 2012
The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story
The book was ok. It's a short book, a quick read but yet it took me several days to read it. I know there is a movie based on the book and is advertis ...more
Mar 13, 2012
Mar 10, 2012
The Spare Room
A moving novel about a woman who cares for a friend with cancer for three weeks. Nicola has cancer and has come to Melbourne for three weeks of altern ...more
Jan 25, 2012
Jan 23, 2012
I liked this book. I liked the fact that it was written with multiple points of view and narrators. There was first person, second person, plural firs ...more
May 13, 2012
May 13, 2012
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
This is my second Larson book and I really liked it. "The Devil in the White City" was my first and I found myself skimming parts (World Fair parts) t ...more
Sep 21, 2012
May 28, 2012
And Then There Were None
I love this book and I love Agatha Christie! This is my second time reading "And Then There Were None" and I enjoyed as much this time as I did the fi ...more
Feb 03, 2012
Sep 11, 2011
Celebrity in Death (In Death, #34)
Another good book in the "In Death" series. This is one of my favorites series and full of some of my favorite characters. Lighter than the last book, ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
The Russian Concubine (The Russian Concubine, #1)
Took me forever to get through this book. I had read the first 8 chapters and was stuck. Just didn't want to pick it up. I finally assigned myself 50 ...more
Jan 23, 2012
Dec 05, 2011
Gone Girl
My first reaction when I finished this book is "What a f**** up book!". And I mean that in a good way. This a dark book where the two main characters, ...more
Jul 30, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
Shadows of Lancaster County
The book was ok. It is a mystery set in Lancaster County, PA home of the Amish. I finished it to find out the conclusion of the mysteries, which were ...more
Jul 06, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
Finally!! I finished this book finally!! I started back in July, stopped and started again end of Aug/beg of Sept. Tough read. It starts off slow, dra ...more
Sep 16, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
The Bookshop
A very short book (123 pages) about a middle aged woman (Florence) who tries to open a bookshop in a small town in England with the odds against her. ...more
May 22, 2012
May 22, 2012
Unwanted (Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht, #1)
This is a first novel in a series and I liked it. It's a detective story with the usual twists, turns and red herrings. But you can tell the author is ...more
Mar 13, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
The Hangman's Daughter - chapters 1-3
Intriguing and interesting book about the job of executioner. Jakob Kuisl is a cross between Holmes, CSI and Rambo as well as a forerunner in medicine ...more
Jul 15, 2012
May 30, 2012
The Sidewalk Artist
I didn't like it. And I wouldn't recommend it either. The concept was good but fell short in my opinion. Things just didn't fit smoothly. I liked the ...more
Feb 21, 2012
Jan 23, 2012
Caleb's Crossing
I thought this was going to be a book about the first Native American to graduate from Harvard. His struggles, victories; the prejudice from the Engli ...more
Apr 02, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
This is my first David Sedaris book. A friend of mine recommended the author and highly recommended the audiobooks. So I listened to Sedaris narrating ...more
Feb 28, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
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