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Midnight Sun (Twilight, #1.5)
4.06
This book is an exacting re-tread of the inexplicably popular first book of the Twilight series, the book from which the entire series earned it's nom...more
Nov 17, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
A Calculated Risk
3.59
Katherine Neville consistently amazes me. Everything she writes is technologically advance for the time and endlessly fascinating for techno-thrilling...more
Nov 09, 2008
Dec 01, 2008
 
The Gargoyle
3.96
I am loving this book. It sings to my soul. To make the book last longer, I am reading more slowly than I have read a book in years, savoring the anti...more
Aug 15, 2008
Aug 13, 2008
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
Vacation is sometimes a beautiful thing. Regardless of what else may go wrong. Even when everything that can go wrong does - one can always take some...more
Nov 07, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
When She Woke
3.68
If you hybridized The Scarlet Letter with A Handmaid's Tale and a soupçon of Orwellian sci-fi you'd come up with When She Woke - with nary an original...more
not set
Feb 26, 2013
 
Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
3.66
Hated this fatuous, self-indulgent fantasy of a mediocre chef.
not set
Feb 26, 2013
 
The Soul of a Chef: The Journey Toward Perfection
4.02
An extraordinary insight into the pursuit of culinary perfection.
not set
Feb 26, 2013
 
Dexter in the Dark (Dexter, #3)
3.46
With as much intensity as I loved the lyricism of the first book, I HATE the direction the Dexter novels are now taking. The flight of fantasy asserti...more
not set
Aug 13, 2008
 
The Darkest Evening of the Year
3.69
While I still enjoy them from time to time, all Dean Koontz books tend to run together for me now. A hero who is good, but wounded, resisting someone...more
Nov 10, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
Elsewhere
3.92
I loved this book in the way that I loved Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones. It is well-written, sad, but draws a person in and stays with them. More th...more
Mar 2007
Apr 17, 2008
 
The Complete Plays
4.25
Without rhyme or reason, I am re-exploring the classics. Books and plays that I know well and have written about academically. This is one. Shakespear...more
not set
Aug 13, 2008
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.54
Slightly better than the first - mostly because the Bella character finally develops a little and the entire book isn't wasted with her mooning over h...more
Nov 15, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
An Ice Cold Grave (Harper Connelly, #3)
3.94
I like the Harper Connelly mysteries that Charlaine Harris is producing. The only caveat is the romance between the step-siblings. I find it over-play...more
not set
Aug 13, 2008
 
The Book Thief
4.36
Phenomenal book. Not to be missed. I cannot say more because I suggest that everyone discover it for themselves.
Nov 15, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
Later, at the Bar
3.28
It was good, well-written, and interesting.
Nov 18, 2008
Apr 17, 2008
 
Gone Girl
3.93
Dark Places was better.
not set
Feb 26, 2013
 
Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1)
3.85
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Aug 13, 2008
 
The Julius House (Aurora Teagarden, #4)
3.81
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Mar 11, 2009
 
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
3.81
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Aug 07, 2013
 
The Tommyknockers
3.38
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Aug 26, 2008
 
1984
4.09
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Jan 28, 2008
 
The Nanny Diaries (Nanny, #1)
3.35
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May 19, 2009
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
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May 19, 2009
 
The Bad Place
3.80
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Nov 18, 2008
 
The Eight (The Eight #1)
3.92
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Dec 01, 2008
 
Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member
3.89
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May 19, 2009
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.14
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May 19, 2009
 
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
3.95
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Mar 11, 2009
 
Shakespeare's Landlord (Lily Bard, #1)
3.73
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Mar 11, 2009
 
Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #3)
4.04
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Mar 11, 2009
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