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The Kings and Queens of Roam: A Novel
3.43
Roam, a town found in the middle of the wilderness. Once, it was the home of a great silk factory built by Elijah McCallister. When the silk worms sto ...more
Mar 16, 2013
Mar 17, 2013
 
Shopaholic and Sister
3.62
I almost passed this along unread.

I started the book, and set it aside shortly afterwards as I remembered my unhappiness with Becky's charecter from S
...more
Apr 2008
Apr 13, 2008
 
Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville #1)
3.66
When a late radio dj, who is also a werewolf, gets bored what do you suppose will happen? Kitty Norville accidentally turns her late night music show ...more
Mar 20, 2008
Mar 21, 2008
 
Blaze Of Desire
3.31
I like historical bodice rippers. However, it's been a long time since I've read any. This one was kinda meh. It's plot was pretty standard fare, the ...more
Mar 04, 2009
Mar 08, 2009
 
How Long Will I Cry?
4.75
This book is a companion to the play How Long Will I cry? that was produced by the Steppenwolf Theater in 2013.

The final version of this book was a co
...more
Nov 30, 2013
Dec 01, 2013
 
Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1)
4.13
Wow, I have been having people tell me for years, that I should read this author's writing. When she past away a year or two back I intended to read s ...more
Mar 24, 2008
Mar 25, 2008
 
The Middle Place
3.84
Reviewed for http://www.frontstreetreviews.com

"The Middle Place is about calling home. Instinctively. Even when all the paperwork—a marriage license,
...more
Feb 2008
Feb 22, 2008
 
Shapeshifter : The Demo Tapes -- Year 1
4.17
Have you ever wondered what goes on backstage at a concert? Have you ever wanted to see the inner workings of a well known band? Did you ever wonder w ...more
Feb 21, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
 
Anathem
4.16
I've been a fan of Neal Stephenson's books since I first read Snowcrash many many years ago. However, I had a hard time with this book. It wasn't the ...more
Sep 29, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
 
Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale (Serenity, #3)
4.12
One of the big storyline mysteries that never got answered due to the show Firefly being canceled was “Who is Sheppard Book?” We are given hints that ...more
Jun 16, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
 
The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy
3.51
The sushi book is divided into 4 parts. First is an exploration of sushi. How the first Atlantic bluefin tuna were shipped to Japan fresh, how sushi e ...more
May 13, 2013
May 13, 2013
 
The Olive Season
3.80
I'm finding myself gorging on these books. They have been a fabulous way to relax after the last few stressful weeks of the semester. I'm loving readi ...more
May 2008
May 20, 2008
 
Near Death in the Arctic
3.17
Read & Reviewed for http://www.armchairinterviews.com

The Arctic. The very name pulls images of snowy landscapes, harsh weather, and intense travel
...more
Feb 07, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
 
Tula Station
3.64
This was very different from the books I have been reading recently.

The book follows three different stories. First is the tale left behind in a jou
...more
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
 
Season of Wonder
3.67
I received this book in a Prime Books bundle purchased to help the Worldbuilders fundraiser started by author Patrick Rothfus.

I was first drawn in by
...more
Dec 23, 2013
Dec 23, 2013
 
What the Librarian Did (Harlequin Superromance, #1622)
3.38
When Rachel meets Devin she has no idea who he is. She develops a friendship with him that quickly becomes more as mutual attraction flares between bo ...more
Feb 29, 2012
Mar 01, 2012
 
The House on the Shore
3.40
Read and reviewed for Armchair Interviews

Anna MacDonald has been betrayed! The coveted teaching position she has been waiting to get has been given to
...more
Apr 10, 2009
Apr 30, 2009
 
The Goblin Wood (Goblin Wood, #1)
3.91
Makenna is a young hedgewitch who watched her mother die at the hands of the villagers she had helped with her small magical ability. Unable to cope w ...more
Feb 27, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
 
Plan B (Liaden Universe, #11)
4.41
I actually have never read the previous books in this series/universe. This copy was discovered in the booth I worked at during the Origins gaming fai ...more
Aug 13, 2010
Aug 14, 2010
 
Playing with Fire: Whining & Dining on the Gold Coast
3.75
Have you ever gone to dinner and had a bad experience? Maybe your food wasn’t cooked right, or you found something that shouldn’t be there in your sou ...more
Nov 2008
Dec 25, 2008
 
The Gypsy Morph (Genesis of Shannara #3)
4.11
The Gypsy Morph is the third book in the Genesis of Shannara trilogy.

With the United States fallen into ruin, the Knights of the Word, Logan Tom and
...more
Nov 2008
Dec 25, 2008
 
Beneath the Mask (The Grassland Trilogy, #2)
3.84
Beneath the Mask picks up after the events in Escape the Mask. Coriko, Pippa and their friends have found life after escaping the Spears to be not qu ...more
Oct 2008
Dec 25, 2008
 
Good Calories, Bad Calories
4.17
Have you ever wondered what drives the health industry in touting what is correct to eat for a good healthy lifestyle? Have you ever wondered why comm ...more
Nov 2008
Dec 25, 2008
 
Signature
3.80
On the celebratory night of New Years Eve, four colleagues- academics all – welcome in the new year of 1346. Their leader Titus Mack has invited them ...more
Sep 2008
Dec 25, 2008
 
Amelia's War
3.52
Another book set in the American Civil War. I'm loving the fact that my "to be read soon" basket had a second book from the same time-frame as the Hal ...more
Jan 21, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.93
When amateur biographer Margaret Lea receives a letter from reclusive author Vida Winter offering her a job she is stumped as to why she has been chos ...more
Nov 20, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
Red Country
4.26
I love dark settings in books, I love westerns, and I love fantasy settings. Yet somehow I was not impressed with this book. It had very flawed charac ...more
Dec 09, 2012
Nov 25, 2012
 
Darkness and Light (Dragonlance: Preludes, #1)
3.59
I had a hard time getting into this one. Not because of the writing, it was a fantastic dragonlance story, and the setting was great (I've always won ...more
Nov 09, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
 
Chloe
3.79
This has to be my favorite book by Freya North read so far. I loved reading how Chloe's travels became such a journey of self discovery. Plus, it's no ...more
Oct 18, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
 
Hyperion (Hyperion, #1)
4.16
This still has to be one of my all time favorite science fiction books of all times. It gets re-read every couple of years.

I really enjoyed this audio
...more
Jul 13, 2009
Jun 16, 2009
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