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The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny (Nightside, #10)
-Simon is an intelligent, eloquent and well read writer able to casually throw in references to Dante’s Inferno, Macbeth and the Bible without soundin ...more
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Dec 09, 2011
Picture it & Write: Volume 1 (Picture it & Write, #1)
I'm one of the contributors and co-own the publishing house with Ermisenda. It took much longer than planned, but I am so excited to see it live! Some ...more
Jan 2014
May 14, 2014
Fahrenheit 451
I didn't remember reading this in high school, but when I got to the part with the mechanical canine, I realized I had. Once again, I appreciate it as ...more
Apr 28, 2014
Nov 29, 2013
The Help
I'm not sure what to make of it. I completely missed that it's fiction and was originally reading along thinking it was based on a true story. When th ...more
Jul 22, 2013
Mar 23, 2012
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
genres: adventure, dystopian, science-fiction, young adult

Before I launch into a review, I have to start with the genres since trying to classif
Jan 07, 2012
Dec 09, 2011
Drinking My Way Through 14 Dating Sites
How do you judge a person's memoir? That's so personal that I hate to give it two stars, but it's what I think it deserves. From the title, I was expe ...more
May 15, 2014
May 15, 2014
Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, #10)
-This is the 10th Stephanie Plum novel. I’ve read some but not all of the novels leading up to this one. Keep that in mind when reading the review.

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Dec 09, 2011
Single in Suburbia
Nothing is more fun and yet concerning to those watching me than when I laugh and sob at the same time. Wendy Wax accomplished this in her book Single ...more
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Dec 09, 2011
Two Moons of Sera Vol. 1
Synopsis: Serafay has spent her life in isolation, her mother's water dwelling Sualwet people afraid of her and the earth dwelling Erdlander people th ...more
not set
Dec 09, 2011
Amazon Queen (Amazon, #2)
Amazon sons, gifted with similar magic to the Amazons, have kidnapped an Amazon baby. In the midst of trying to get her back, Amazon queen Zera Kostov ...more
not set
Dec 09, 2011
Secrets of a Shoe Addict
Laughed? Check.

Cried? Check.

When you find yourself sitting in a parked car, unable to leave because the CD isn't at a stopping point, you know it's a
Nov 06, 2012
Nov 06, 2012
Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #1)
Urban fantasy meets epic fantasy in an interesting mix of old world meets new. Atticus O'Sullivan is a 2100 year old druid who lives in Arizona. He ru ...more
Jul 16, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
**spoiler alert** I grabbed this book completely impulsively because it was free on Amazon (and it had a pretty cover). Looking back, I'm not even sur ...more
Apr 25, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
Alex Cross, Run (Alex Cross, #20)
Alex Cross, Run is one of the best written books in terms of plot that I have ever read. Separate plots weave in and out of one another seamlessly, su ...more
Apr 20, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Fear and prejudice against female magic in a corrupt kingdom leads to an attempt to purge female magic from the kingdom and the destruction of Eolyn's ...more
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Dec 09, 2011
Guilty Wives
Guilty Wives opens with Abbie and one of the other wives in prison for murder. Right off the bat, we know the outcome of the trial, that someone in pr ...more
Apr 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2)

After losing her job as a lingerie buyer, Stephanie Plum was out of options. Her mom thinks she needs a man, but after a cheating husband led
Apr 08, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
Farsighted (Farsighted, #1)
Each chapter starts with a rune and a premonition about what the hero will face in that chapter. Most were obvious given the premise of the story, but ...more
not set
Dec 08, 2011
The One (The Selection, #3)
I don't blame Disney for my unrealistic expectations of men, I blame Kiera Cass.

I love this series so much that it is the one book outside of Harry P
Jun 08, 2014
Jun 06, 2014
Eric (Discworld, #9)
Eric is a fourteen year old demonologist who wants three things out of life: endless riches, the most beautiful woman in the world, oh and yeah- to ru ...more
Jan 2012
Dec 30, 2011
An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England
You'll notice the genre is marked as "fiction." Not "mystery" as the synopsis might suggest or "literary fiction" or any of out other usual tags. This ...more
Sep 27, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
The Fault in Our Stars
Initial Thoughts

Cover: No idea what the book is about but it's been a #1 best seller on Amazon for over 500 days and it was on one of the book lists I
May 27, 2014
May 24, 2014
Wallbanger (Cocktail, #1)
**spoiler alert** I don't remember the last time I returned a book. Even ones I didn't like, it was still my baby and I still loved it just like my ot ...more
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 05, 2013
The Invisible Man
As I have resorted to audio books to get reviews done, I have learned that some books make better audio books than others. I'm afraid I'm going to hav ...more
Oct 11, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
Plum Lucky (Stephanie Plum #13.5)
Not one of the better Stephanie Plum novels, this one did not capture my attention as well as some of the numbered novels. I find it incredibly discou ...more
Sep 22, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
Just Like Heaven (Smythe-Smith Quartet #1)
While the last two books I've reviewed have been slow starts, Just Like Heaven had me in a fit of giggles from the first chapter. I never cried, or ma ...more
Oct 23, 2014
Oct 18, 2014
The Caline Conspiracy

Calines are genetically engineered “dogs” designed to purr, calm the senses, and feel baby smooth. They are genetically engineered and custom
Apr 14, 2012
Apr 08, 2012
Handle with Care
**spoiler alert** More depressing than Pay it Forward; my synopsis:

Handle with Care is about a selfish woman who, in her pursuit of money, blames her
Nov 18, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
Married by Morning
From the description, I thought it would be a whirlwind romance or a marriage of convenience where love would come later. I was pleasantly surprised; ...more
Sep 16, 2012
Sep 09, 2012
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
Has anyone else noticed several recent novels deal with over population? Matched (pub 2010), Ready Player One (pub 2011), Viral (pub 2012), and now In ...more
Jul 13, 2013
Jul 07, 2013
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