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Bowled Over (Maggie Kelly Mystery, #6)
This is not a bad romance/mystery book. The hook with this series is pretty interesting: the main character's character of her novels comes to life an ...more
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Sep 12, 2008
The Gold of Exodus
Fascinating look into the journey of two men who go in search of the actual Mount Sinai (the location historically accepted not, in their minds, match ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 07, 2007
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)
Another fine entry in this series. I knew it was going to live up to the other books when I laughed at the title of the first chapter. The humorous to ...more
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Mar 19, 2008
The Emperor's Code (The 39 Clues, #8)
Another good entry in the series, this time, with the series getting close to the end, the characters are put in even tougher situations and we get mo ...more
May 12, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Read (Psych, #1)
Another great entry in the Psych book series. Same good writing and humor as the previous book, but an even more complicated unraveling!
Apr 05, 2010
Mar 05, 2010
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Women, Sex, and Feminism
This entire line of books is incredibly good, chocked full of information you usually don't find in history books or classes, giving new light to "acc ...more
Apr 2007
Dec 06, 2007
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism  And Intelligent Design
This entire line of books is incredibly good, chocked full of information you usually don't find in history books or classes, giving new light to "acc ...more
Mar 2007
Dec 06, 2007
Shadow Man (Smoky Barrett, #1)
I say I "like" this book because it was well-written and suspenseful; I didn't like what the serial killer did, which I think is a good thing. The cha ...more
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Sep 04, 2008
The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)
Another good entry in the spin-off series of the Percy Jackson books. Riordan does a great job blending ancient Roman/Greek myths with the modern day.
Dec 2011
Oct 28, 2011
Rule of Two (Star Wars: Darth Bane, #2)
A better book than its predecessor, "Path of Destruction," though I still wonder if it was worth showing how all this "rule of two" stuff came about. ...more
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Jul 17, 2009
Critical Space
This is a well-written and paced thriller about a bodyguard who gets kidnapped by an assassin to get him to protect her against another assassin. For ...more
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Sep 12, 2008
The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes
For a romance, it's not bad. Three magical sisters get sent their one true loves by their evil aunt in an attempt to get them to give up their undevel ...more
Mar 10, 2008
Mar 12, 2008
Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices & Priorities of a Winning Life
An incredibly uplifting book about Dungy's journey through life and football, with an ever-present focus on God and His work in Dungy's life, showing ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 12, 2008
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible
This entire line of books is incredibly good, chocked full of information you usually don't find in history books or classes, giving new light to "acc ...more
Oct 2007
Dec 06, 2007
Mozart and Masonry
Wonderful overview of Mozart's relationship to the fraternity and a detailed account of the numerous pieces he wrote specifically for Lodge events or ...more
Dec 19, 2007
Dec 06, 2007
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
This is a very charming, if somewhat predictable, tale about a toy rabbit that gets lost and goes through a series of owners, all the while learning a ...more
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May 19, 2008
This was a solid and well-written thriller-type novel that had so many threads and intrigue interweaving that it's amazing it all came together as it ...more
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Jun 25, 2010
A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror
An excellent history of the U.S. It does not gloss over the not-so-good parts of our history, but neither does it take the view that everything Americ ...more
Oct 28, 2011
Mar 26, 2008
Deception (Alex Delaware, #25)
Another solid entry in the series. This one is pretty twisted in terms of plot; one thing leads to another which is probably a dead end that leads to ...more
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Sep 21, 2010
Trace Your Roots with DNA: Using Genetic Tests to Explore Your Family Tree
An interesting look at the increasing use of DNA testing to aid genealogical study. The technical aspects of the tests and sundry things are explained ...more
Feb 12, 2008
Feb 13, 2008
The Secret Servant (Gabriel Allon, #7)
A pretty good spy thriller book about an Israeli agent who gets involved in trying to find a kidnapped daughter of the American ambassador to the cour ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 19, 2007
Soul Harvest: The World Takes Sides (Left Behind, #4)
This series has gone a bit downhill since the first, wonderful book. More and more space is given to characters preaching (literally) or long written ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 06, 2007
Life Class
A very well-written and evocative book that does a better job of painting a word picture of the time and places of pre- and World-War I England/France ...more
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Jun 24, 2008
One Last Dance: It's Never Too Late to Fall in Love
89-year-old Morgan meets 79-year-old Dixie and the two fall in love. Yippee. It's a nice love story, but the things that happen to these two old peopl ...more
Feb 2008
Jan 31, 2008
Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins, #1)
Not as magical as the movie based upon it, this book shows us a rather different Mary Poppins, one who isn't nearly as nice or engaging as the one in ...more
Mar 2008
Feb 29, 2008
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution
This entire line of books is incredibly good, chocked full of information you usually don't find in history books or classes, giving new light to "acc ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 06, 2007
Interred with Their Bones (Kate Stanley, #1)
Shakespeare meets The Da Vinci Code. Very good read, with a lot of interesting information about the Bard and "who" wrote the plays, wrapped in a myst ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 06, 2007
Live and Let Die (James Bond #2)
This was much better than the movie based upon it. The plot is much more realistic and fleshed out, as it is with the rest of the Bond novels.
Dec 2007
Dec 19, 2007
No Quarter: The Battle of the Crater, 1864
One book to cover one battle of the Civil War. Well-written, so not boring, it covers this battle in incredible detail from every possible angle.
not set
Jan 08, 2011
Soul of the Age: A Biography of the Mind of William Shakespeare
Excellent look at the conditions and the age in which Shakespeare was writing and how that molded his character and his writing.
Aug 09, 2013
Jun 14, 2013