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Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
I almost gave it 2 starts instead of 3. But I really enjoyed the setting of Florence and Venice and the descriptions of the beautiful art and architec ...more
Jan 04, 2015
Dec 31, 2014
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
I will say that as far as literary value, this book is purely entertaining, but by no means is it up to par with the finest literature our world has t ...more
Apr 05, 2015
Mar 28, 2015
Digital Fortress
Fun. Easy. Thrilling.

Was lent to me by a co worker, she thought I would enjoy it.

I liked the science part of it. Is there a genre of "technological
Feb 13, 2015
Feb 06, 2015
The Casual Vacancy
**spoiler alert** It has been a long time since I have been so happy to have finished a book. I usually want the suspense to last. But this one was ju ...more
Jan 11, 2014
Nov 25, 2013
Winter Moon
This was my first Dean Koontz book, recommended to me by a colleague. I have read many thrillers before, however, this one was actually SCARY. And I l ...more
Jul 14, 2013
Jul 07, 2013
Lost Lake
Grabbed this one for 50 cents off the clearance shelf at Half Price Books. I thought it was going to be a horror story, but it wasn't. I'm not disappo ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
On Leaving Charleston
This is one of the rare occasions where the sequel was better than the original!

The reason I liked this one more was because it was not as predictabl
Jul 06, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
Ahhh....another historical fiction to please my soul.

First I will say, do not plan on reading this unless you decide to read the sequel titled "On Le
Jun 23, 2013
Jun 09, 2013
Demon Seed
Seriously disturbing.

An experiment involving artificial intelligence goes awry and an artificial intelligence program "escapes" it's home computer an
Feb 17, 2015
Feb 16, 2015
After many years of thinking this was the story of a psycho zombie ghost dog, I finally read the book.

Poor Cujo. A great dog. Until he got bit/scratc
Feb 16, 2015
Feb 14, 2015
The Many Lives of Avery Snow (The Past Lives, #1)
Wow,do I have some thoughts about this book!

First off, I thought the story and plots were very good. It was an enticing story. All characters were li
Apr 04, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son

Sometimes when I finish reading a book by an author that I absolutely adore, I try to imagine as if this were the first book I've ever read by this au
Feb 09, 2014
Feb 01, 2014
The Medea Complex
This book had so much potential. A dark, deep, mysterious mental illness causing a mother to do unspeakable things. A 6 month stint in a mental asylum ...more
Mar 16, 2014
Mar 09, 2014
Lie Down with Lions
4 stars is quite generous, but I'm a Ken Follett fan so perhaps it's my bias coming through.

This story was pretty awesome, until the last 1/3 of it.
Jan 18, 2015
Jan 10, 2015
Live to Tell (Detective D.D. Warren, #4)
Giving this book 3 stars.....because of the ending. SPOILER ALERT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So....I was enthralled the entire book. This one kept me up at ni
Jun 07, 2013
Jun 02, 2013
Wuthering Heights
Another wonderful classic. Although many have hated this book (John Kromer!) I have always enjoyed it. Throughout the entire story I sense a macabre t ...more
not set
Apr 16, 2012
The Gabon Virus (TSI)
This book was fast paced and kept me on edge the entire time! I don't even know where to begin to describe the story, but I'll do my best....

So there
Sep 19, 2014
Sep 10, 2014
The Book of Ruth
I went into this story with zero expectations, which is usually my favorite way to start any story. I enjoy starting a new book with a "clean slate", ...more
Oct 18, 2014
Oct 04, 2014
The Neighbor (Detective D.D. Warren, #3)
This was book 3 in the Detective D.D. Warren series. The book definitely keeps the reader on the edge. I'm having a difficult time being graceful with ...more
Jun 02, 2013
May 18, 2013
Night Music
A begrudging 2 stars.

This was not the story I thought it was going to be. I thought it would be more of a historical fiction.

There are 4 main sectio
Dec 06, 2014
Nov 17, 2014
Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2)
As we reach a happy end to WWII, we also reach a sad end to this wonderful and enticing book.

I didn't know what to expect going into this one. The fi
Jan 31, 2014
Jan 11, 2014
Thrilling. I expect more science from Michael Crichton, but this one was bordering the lines of a legal thriller.

Man who works for a tech company in
Dec 13, 2014
Dec 07, 2014
Survival Train
This was the author's first book, and seeing as I am acquainted with him, I just had to read it.

A group of friends in Texas are planning a camping tri
Mar 27, 2015
Mar 06, 2015
Hide (Detective D.D. Warren, #2)
This was book 2 in a series. I thought the series was 4 books long, but I may be mistaken. There may be 5 or 6? I don't know.

I loved this one. It was
May 12, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
The Accidental Tourist
A wonderful book about very annoying characters! Yes, many of the characters are unlikeable and annoying, but a wonderful story. There was one charact ...more
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 21, 2012
Rose Madder
I struggled with this one.

Not because it wasn't interesting. I did want to keep reading and was on the edge of my seat for much of this story. I stru
Feb 05, 2015
Jan 23, 2015
The Canterville Ghost
Oscar Wilde. I wish I had taken a college class on him back in the day. I really love his style.

A ghost story that is really quite hilarious. This wo
Nov 09, 2014
Oct 27, 2014
The Pillars of the Earth  (The Pillars of the Earth, #1)
So this book was written in 1989. But seemed to have a new following as of late. I read this book during the summer after my freshman year of college, ...more
not set
Apr 16, 2012
The House Next Door
This was a fun, quick, creepy read! I haven't dabbled too much in the "scary" genre, but I really enjoyed this. I will tell you, that I wasn't really ...more
Aug 05, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
First I want to say that I read the Twilight books BEFORE everyone else on earth became obsessed! I ran our things to read, and a friend at work gave ...more
Jan 2008
Jul 18, 2012
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