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Heart-Shaped Box
I won this on First Reads to give this author a try. I liked his writing style and his descriptions of the character made them real. The story line is...more
Mar 2014
Mar 30, 2014
Pussy in the Well...Who's Gonna Tell
I work in a senior living community and this little guy nails it right on!
Jun 2013
May 27, 2013
Breakdown: A V.I. Warshawski Novel
I received this as a "Giveaway" First Reads book. I'd never read this author and as it always does for me takes me awhile to get an understanding of t...more
Sep 18, 2013
Sep 06, 2013
Footprints in the Sand (Wedding Cake Mystery, #3)
I received this book as a First Reads Giveaway.

This is the first book I've read by Mary Jane Clark. It was interesting and her descriptions of the cha...more
Jan 2013
Jan 04, 2013
The Shoemaker's Wife
I couldn't put it in better words than this description from Goodreads.
"Lush and evocative, told in tantalizing detail and enriched with lovable, unf...more
Jan 10, 2014
Jan 01, 2014
The Casual Vacancy
This is my first Rowling book, (what, I never read the Harry Potter books, what kind a person could I be?). It is an unusual story line that I couldn'...more
not set
Aug 01, 2014
Deeper Than the Dead (Oak Knoll, #1)
Loved the way Tami wrote this today but took place in the 80's. She captured a life style that the kids today would laugh at! Perms to leg warmers......more
Aug 2012
Sep 02, 2012
I won this on Goodreads "First-reads". A different main character than typically James Patterson so I had to get into this characters way of thinking....more
Feb 28, 2014
Feb 23, 2014
The word: Daily devotional
Had this book for years and never read it, but started reading it in Jan 2011 and was amazed how so many of the dailies met me right where I was in ti...more
Jan 2011
Jan 21, 2012
Red Mist (Kay Scarpetta, #19)
Patricia Cornwell is great, her knowledge is amazing, unfortunatley she has made "Kay" into someone more snobby and pretenious, hopefully she will go...more
Dec 2011
Dec 19, 2011
A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher, #17)
This was excellent... I didn't want to put it down. Also had a short story from when Reacher was in the Army. Gives some more insight to who the man i...more
Oct 2013
Oct 30, 2013
Persuader (Jack Reacher, #7)
I couldn't put it down. Fromm the first paragraph to the end you do not know what is coming next. One of the best Jack Reacher novels yet!
Oct 2013
Oct 17, 2013
Bones of Betrayal (Body Farm #4)
My first Jefferson Bass book. My sister recommended the series. Enjoyed all the technical information. Will continue to read the series.
Dec 2013
Dec 25, 2013
The Heist (Fox and O'Hare #1)
Great new series by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldbert. Same sass as the Plum series with different characters.
Oct 2013
Oct 17, 2013
In the Event of My Death
This is excellent. Unfortunately Carlene's books are hard to find. Hopefully with my new nook it will be easier!
Jan 2010
Dec 19, 2011
The Camel Club (Camel Club, #1)
Gives good background on how the Camel Club was formed. Totally makes you think about conspiracy theories.
Dec 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, #1)
This is the first Alex Cross so it was interesting seeing how the character has developed over the years.
Feb 2012
Feb 26, 2012
Odd Interlude #1 (Odd Thomas, #4.1)
Interesting concept to introduce a new book. Very quick read, picks up where the last Odd Thomas left off.
Jul 2012
Jul 30, 2012
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
Amazing research went into this book. It was great having the author interview at the end of the audio.
Oct 2012
Nov 04, 2012
Txtng Mama Txtng Baby
Great little book for my nephew. The book is made of durable cardboard type paper that will not "melt" in his mouth. Also has a finish that can be wip...more
Oct 2013
Oct 17, 2013
A Cure to Die For: A Medical Thriller
I was fortunate to be a "First Reads" winner of this book! It was awesome, I couldn't put it down. The authors writing style is easy to read and get c...more
Dec 2013
Nov 08, 2013
Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel #1)
Cute... Easy read and makes you laugh in the Janet Evanovich style!
Feb 2012
Feb 21, 2012
Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination
Cute book. I listened to the audio and was very enjoyable.
Jan 2011
Dec 19, 2011
Naked Heat (Nikki Heat #2)
A little disappointed. Tried to compare it to the TV show.
Mar 2011
Dec 19, 2011
XO (Kathryn Dance, #3)
It was cool the way the lyrics were worked into the story and also explained.
Aug 2013
Aug 03, 2013
Tick Tock
This is not what is expected at first. Had a hard time reading it at night (gave me the creeps) then it takes a turn and the ending is completely surp...more
Jan 2012
Jan 11, 2012
Finding It: And Satisfying My Hunger for Life Without Opening the Fridge
Listened to this on CD. Great and motivating.
Aug 2011
Dec 27, 2011
Stonebrook Cottage (Carriage House, #3)
I couldn't put it down... Surprise ending.
Dec 2012
Dec 28, 2012
The Woods
Great read. Didn't see the end coming.
Aug 2013
Aug 13, 2013
Let the Great World Spin
Totally weird to me.. couldn't finish the book.
Aug 2012
Sep 02, 2012
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