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Duma Key
3.89
Finally finished Duma Key. It's an okay SK book. I held on till the end. The story is about a building contractor who's in a near death accident. The ...more
Mar 03, 2008
Jan 10, 2008
 
The Queen of Bedlam (Matthew Corbett, #2)
4.20
Just finished Queen Of Bedlam. Fortunately for Robert McCammon fans, this will not be his last book. McCammon has created a hero that we meet in Speak ...more
Feb 19, 2008
Jan 24, 2008
 
Atonement
3.84
I haven't seen the movie as of yet and I'll prbably wait until it's on cable. The book was fine. There were a few passages that were written extremely ...more
Jan 30, 2008
Jan 07, 2008
 
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
4.53
Just completed the 3rd book (A Storm of Swords) in The Game Of Thrones series and so far it's the best in the series. The continuation of what happen ...more
Aug 10, 2012
Aug 07, 2012
 
Drood
3.45
I did complete the mammoth of a book. I also was pumped up to read it after the excellent "The Terror".Like "The Terror", Drood is a blend of fact/fic ...more
Jun 29, 2009
Apr 08, 2009
 
The Terror
3.97
I completed The Terror two days ago. What a great story. It's amazing that Dan Simmons has not lost his touch after 20 years. The true story in itself ...more
Apr 08, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
 
And Then There Were None
4.20
Agatha Christie is my favorite mystery writer of all time. One of the first novels I read of hers was Ten Little Indians, aptly known as And Then Ther ...more
Jun 1973
Jan 08, 2008
 
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1)
3.75
Currently reading the Strain. It's part one of a trilogy and what intrigue me about this book is it's partly written by the great director Guillermo D ...more
Jul 28, 2009
Jul 24, 2009
 
Savages
3.83
After reading Drood, I needed something stupid & fun. Savages is written by the same person who wrote Laces.Laces was a huge ratings buster mini s ...more
Jul 02, 2009
Jun 29, 2009
 
True Compass: A Memoir
3.98
It was an honest, heart felt book on Ted Kennedy's life as told by the man himself. No holds barred, he reflects on his childhood and his career in th ...more
Oct 30, 2009
Nov 12, 2009
 
Just After Sunset
3.82
I've read about 95% of King's books (in chronological order). Since I was a teen. Loved all of early stuff. King definitely has had a lull after Insom ...more
Dec 07, 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Boy's Life
4.30
Read this book many times over. A story of a boy growing up in the south. Even though the author was often billed as a horror writer (vampires/were wo ...more
Jun 1992
Jan 07, 2008
 
Fellow Travelers
3.56
Could not finish this book. I'm fascinated by the blacklisting that happened in the 1950s. This book just shows a glimmer.

Story of a page during the
...more
Jan 2008
Jan 10, 2008
 
Thin Air
3.77
This was one of my favorite books regarding the Philadelphia Experiment. It's a fictional account of the Naval myth-The Philadelphia Experiment. This ...more
Jul 1978
Jan 14, 2008
 
Your Heart Belongs to Me
3.32
It was awful. It was so idiotic.I can't believe this is DK. He must be lending out his name.
Jan 31, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
 
The Fan Club
3.38
This book comes up in memory because it was written well over 30 years ago but the plot could happen to this day. The story of 4 fans obsessed with a ...more
Aug 1975
Jan 08, 2008
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.93
The 13th Tale is the story of a famous recluse bestselling author wanting to tell her life story. After many years of providing her fans with many fic ...more
Mar 22, 2008
Jan 16, 2008
 
Grotesque
3.65
Very interesting story. The beginning is a little slow, but after the narrative changes the story plows ahead and it's difficult to put down!!!!
Nov 24, 2008
Nov 24, 2008
 
Under the Dome
3.89
I finished this mammoth of a book. I liked it. Like The Stand, It & Tommyknockers, it's big in scope and characters. I found the ending to be disa ...more
Dec 07, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
 
Mayday
3.87
This is an earlier book of Nelson DeMille'S. I'm reading this book because:
A) I love a good disaster story.
B) Nelson DeMille is great (Read Gold Coast
...more
Aug 25, 2009
Jul 28, 2009
 
Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
4.20
I've always enjoyed Ken Follett's works. Fall Of Giants is no exception. I have always been intrigued by the Industrial Age and certain instances that ...more
Jun 26, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
The First Deadly Sin (Deadly Sins, #2)
4.00
I remember when the Son Of Sam was a threat to the city of New York. The newspaper were blaming this book. What utter nonsense. The book on its own me ...more
Jul 1983
Jan 09, 2008
 
In Cold Blood
4.02
I listened to the dramatized version of In Cold Blood. Read by Scott Brick. True account of the Clutters killing spree in 1959. Truman Capote brought ...more
Mar 03, 2008
Feb 15, 2008
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.31
My best book of 2007. Yes, it can be depressing and the ending is powerful. The limit of what the human soul can endure is depicted here. I cannot ima ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 07, 2008
 
The Flood (Blackwater, #1)
4.21
Was the 1st book in a serialized set of 6 Avon paperback printing. This was well before Stephen King employ the same trick for The Green Mile. This se ...more
Sep 1983
Jan 09, 2008
 
The Gold Coast
4.04
One of my favorite authors. I think DeMille caught the upper crust culture of the infamous gold coast and banged it against a wall with the arrival of ...more
Jun 2001
Jan 08, 2008
 
The Alienist
4.03
I think Caleb Carr caught the essence of old New York. I was so emerse in the story, I was expecting to see old photographs New York City photographs. ...more
Jan 1995
Jan 08, 2008
 
The Road
3.94
I enjoyed this book. Even though it's bleak and heartwrenching, I felt the love between father and son was the bond that kept them alive. Like other p ...more
Oct 2007
Jan 07, 2008
 
Plum Island
4.01
Perhaps because I read the Gold Coast first, I found DeMille's other books to be fair or good. I do like his John Corey character. DeMille's character ...more
Mar 2002
Jan 08, 2008
 
The Ruins
3.43
Read this book because I loved the author's "A Simple Plan". The hype on this book was incredible. Every reviewer said it was great. It truly is horri ...more
Sep 2006
Jan 07, 2008
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