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The Goldfinch
I loved this book. The characters spoke to me so forcefully that I often caught myself thinking of them and longing to get back to the story when I wa...more
Dec 28, 2013
Jan 02, 2014
Rebekah's Quilt
Sara Barnard's Amish novella was a great way to fill an afternoon! She takes us back to the wilds of Indiana territory, leads us through 19th century...more
Oct 14, 2013
Nov 07, 2013
Destination Wedding
I loved this book.
Claire and Jim are divorced. He left her for a younger woman. Now he's sorry but she's moved on. But they still share a daughter, an...more
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Aug 05, 2014
I really enjoyed reading Memories. The author has such a smooth writing style I just wanted to turn off all the phones, curl up in my quilt, and read....more
Mar 05, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
If You Could See Me Now
This terrified me. It's been a very long time since I read it, but I remember being afraid to lie down in my bed. Something about electricity?! I need...more
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Feb 23, 2014
The Ice Goddess
Wonderful book! Hannelore Moore is the "real deal." She knows how to turn a phrase whether she's writing a rock-n-roll epic as in her first book, TOWE...more
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Jun 02, 2014
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It wasn't the usual gore-fest we've come to expect from King. Instead, it was a character driven mystery that kept me...more
Oct 29, 2013
Nov 07, 2013
Crooked Moon

Lisette Brodey's lustrous prose and quick wit make this story both moving and page-turning.

Living next door to each other in Rainytown, a blue-collar...more
Aug 19, 2014
Aug 21, 2014
Summer of the Loon
5 Big Stars for Summer of the Loon

Sitting down with a new Deanna Lynn Sletten book is like having lunch with an old friend. As soon as I read the firs...more
Jul 03, 2014
Jul 05, 2014
Doctor Sleep (The Shining #2)
I was very fortunate to see Stephen King speak at George Mason University a couple of years ago. He talked about writing Doctor Sleep, and he read fro...more
Nov 04, 2013
Nov 07, 2013
A Three Dog Life
This short memoir (197 pages), published by Houghton-Mifflin, started off as a page turner, and it kept my attention the whole way through. I loved th...more
Sep 06, 2013
Sep 07, 2013
Wolf Man
Super Supernatural Novella!

I was given an early version of this book so I was at a bit of a disadvantage as there are some parts that have undoubtedly...more
Jun 29, 2014
Jul 01, 2014
Dragon Defense (Heirs to the Throne, #3)

Wonderful Melding of Sci-Fi and Fantasy, October 11, 2013

This review is from: Dragon Defense (Heirs to the Throne - Book) (Kindle Edition)
This is the...more
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Oct 11, 2013
Maggie's Turn

From the stunning cover to the superb storytelling, Maggie's Turn quickly snagged me by the heart and kept me reading--and cheering Maggie on--right t...more
Jul 22, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
I hate to admit I could not finish this book. I even saw the author speak at The Texas Book Festival last month and so I tried to read it again. Still...more
Dec 23, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
Thomas Talks to Me
Thomas Talks to Me tells how Denise, the author, came by her Muse, Thomas the Angel. The majority of the book is written in Thomas's wry, irreverent v...more
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Sep 14, 2012
Soul Mates
"In the beginning of time, one soul splits into two. Lifetime after lifetime, the two souls are reborn and seek to reunite." And with that in mind, Sa...more
Apr 25, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
A Heart at Home (An Everlasting Heart #3)

Put Down Romeo & Juliet and Pick Up Charlotte & Sanderson

A Heart at Home (Everlasting Heart Series) (Kindle Edition)

Sara Barnard has done it...more
Apr 26, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
Dungda de Islan'
Great book written in an easy, breezy style that made me want to get out on the water, and I've never even been on a sailboat. If you have dreams of t...more
Jun 25, 2014
Dec 28, 2012
All For Love
Now available!
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Aug 14, 2012
Chunky Sugars
I loved this book. The illustrations are so bright, and the message is so sweet, I may have to order one for the grandkids and another one for my litt...more
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Jan 04, 2013
The Phantom Pilot (Phantom #1)
Excellent, of course. But I could be considered biased since I wrote it! Seriously, it is a good read for anyone from ten years old to 100 years old.
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Feb 04, 2012
One Hot January
Excellent genre-bending novel. I like the slow buildup and the science fiction/mystery combination. Book Two, January's Thaw, is on my TBR list.
Jul 31, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
The Havenshire Resistance (Heirs to the Throne, Book 2)
Diane Rapp writes with a deft hand. I admire her ability to blend history with futuristic technology. And her skill at creating memorable characters—b...more
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Aug 16, 2013
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower, #4.5)
This is one of my favorite Dark Tower books. I know, it's a throwback, and there isn't a lot of gunslinging going on, but I love the tale within a tal...more
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
Color of Danger (Secrets of Rios Azules, #1)
This book got my attention from the very beginning. The strong heroine, Mari, barely survives being killed by her brother, Tony, the serial killer. Wh...more
Jul 08, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
Dead Burn
When you pick up Dead Burn, be prepared to sit for awhile because you will not want to put it down. Emily Stone is a character with heart and backbone...more
Jul 16, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
My Sister's Keeper
Tear jerker...
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Jun 23, 2012
Number Seventy-Five

A Page-turning Thriller, May 15, 2013

This review is from: Number Seventy-Five
Wow! From the first paragraph I knew I was in for a ride. Ashley Fontain...more
May 15, 2013
May 15, 2013
Sacrifice (Madison Knight, #3)
First off, I've read other books by Carolyn Arnold so I knew what to expect when I picked up this one. And I wasn't disappointed. Once again, the auth...more
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Aug 01, 2012
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