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Monday the Rabbi Took Off
3.75
None
Jan 2008
Jan 19, 2008
 
Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy
4.16
None
not set
Aug 15, 2014
 
Friday the Rabbi Slept Late
3.77
None
Jan 2008
Jan 19, 2008
 
Star Fall: A Bill Slider British Police Procedural (Bill Slider, #17)
4.44
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not set
Dec 07, 2014
 
Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America's Wild Frontier
4.20
None
Jan 2004
Jan 20, 2008
 
This Is Not an Accident: Stories
3.25
None
not set
Apr 06, 2014
 
Will Not Attend: Lively Stories of Detachment and Isolation
3.72
None
not set
Apr 11, 2014
 
The Death of Ivan Ilych
3.99
None
not set
Dec 08, 2014
 
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
4.16
None
not set
Nov 23, 2014
 
Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing, 3e
5.00
None
not set
Dec 28, 2014
 
How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life
4.16
None
not set
Sep 11, 2014
 
The Long Road Home: The Aftermath of the Second World War
3.71
None
Jul 17, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
 
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
4.00
None
Jan 2007
Jan 19, 2008
 
A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5)
3.92
A good Miss Marple mystery with lots of suspects and red herrings. Quite enjoyable.
Aug 03, 2008
Jul 29, 2008
 
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
4.26
A funny entertaining way to think a bit about religion and our humanity. It is a fast fun read.
Dec 2007
Jan 21, 2008
 
The False Inspector Dew
3.89
This book is everything a classic mystery should be--plenty of twists and turns plus some surprises at the end.
Mar 2008
Mar 10, 2008
 
Daughter of the Queen of Sheba: A Memoir
3.64
I didn't actually finish this book so maybe my 2 star rating isn't fair, but it just didn't hold my interst.
Feb 2008
Feb 03, 2008
 
A Man Condemned
2.00
A serviceable short mystery.
Mar 08, 2010
Jan 28, 2010
 
Bel Canto
3.90
A good start but a disappointment in the end. Perhaps, if I had not heard it was great, I would not have been so disappointed.
Dec 2003
Mar 07, 2008
 
The Crusades Through Arab Eyes
4.15
I could not get traction on reading this library book so returned it after all the allowed renewals having read only a small percentage.
May 2008
Apr 25, 2008
 
Which Big Giver Stole the Chopped Liver? (Ruby, the Rabbi's Wife, #5)
3.40
The characters were mostly caricatures and the story framing the mystery was pretty dumb but it was entertaining enough to keep me reading.
Jan 2008
Jan 20, 2008
 
The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography
3.97
This biography is entertaining and feels balanced. I have read very little by Somerset Maugham, but am now eager to enjoy more of his writing.
Aug 13, 2010
Jun 18, 2010
 
Tourist Season
3.96
The characters are a bit too cartoony to actually care about them, but the story is fast moving and entertaining though not at all believable.
Apr 06, 2008
Apr 02, 2008
 
A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #2)
4.12
The two star rating might not be fair. I could not get into this book and only read 46 pages. I simply could not identify with any of the characters.
Jun 20, 2008
Jun 14, 2008
 
The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of Life on Earth
3.99
This is a great book to poke through. Most chapters can stand alone as mini biographies that weave in interesting facts about the newly discovered spe ...more
May 18, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
 
Watchers of Time (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #5)
3.97
A decent Ian Rutledge mystery, but not quite as good as some of the earlier ones. As is common in this series, the solution depends on too many coinci ...more
Feb 2009
Jan 07, 2009
 
The James Deans (Moe Prager, #3)
3.93
Another good mystery by Reed Farrel Coleman. It doesn't meet the standard set in Walking the Perfect Square, but it's still a good Moe Prager page tur ...more
Jul 06, 2008
Jul 05, 2008
 
Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #2)
3.94
I've enjoyed all the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency books. The mysteries to be solved are small and not a lot happens in them but somehow they are very ...more
Jan 2003
Jan 28, 2008
 
High Tide in Tucson: Essays from Now or Never
4.00
I read this book in bits and pieces over 4 months. I enjoyed the essays which were written 15 to 20 years before I read them. Nearly all her insights ...more
Feb 06, 2011
Oct 03, 2010
 
What I Was
3.51
The writing was engaging and the book is short so I read it quickly. It has the air of a mystery but no clues to the surprise ending. I felt dissatisf ...more
May 02, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
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