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The Cutting Season
Imagine you were just beginning a game of Clue and I said to you “Hey, it was either Mr. Green with Revolver in the Library, or Miss Scarlett with th ...more
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Sep 27, 2012
The Lovers (Charlie Parker, #8)
How can you tell a great writer? When he can basically present in book eight of a series 400 plus pages of back story and keep it thrilling.

The top a
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Aug 27, 2012
A Beautiful Place to Die (Detective Emmanuel Cooper, #1)
If you love police procedurals get on this series right now! The author is only three books in and they are absolutely fantastic.

I love a great myst
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Sep 15, 2012
Plastic Ocean: How a Sea Captain's Chance Discovery Launched a Determined Quest to Save the Oceans
You can argue about the environment, whether the crisis is manmade or natural, and what we should do about it until you are blue in the face. The prob ...more
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May 21, 2012
Unwanted (Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht, #1)
How quickly do we think we have someone all figured out? How does this deduction affect our behavior? What are we missing from life based on these qui ...more
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Feb 22, 2012
Every Dead Thing (Charlie Parker, #1)
A good writer will improve with each successive book, and that is the case with John Connolly’s debut novel. I am glad I read book 11 first, otherwise ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
Lost in Shangri-la: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
I am a sucker for WWII stories and I have been dying to read this book every since I saw the title pop up on my kindle. The book isn't just about the ...more
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May 14, 2012
1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3)
This doorstop of a book could actually be used as a weapon; at 925 densely written pages it is that big. I will say from the start it is the reason I ...more
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Jan 28, 2012
Loviah French is stuck. Having come from the wrong side of the tracks she has gotten into an elite prep school on scholarship. While there she belong ...more
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Apr 05, 2012
Life Drawing For Beginners
When I finished this book I really wanted to learn to draw. I realize that wasn’t the author’s original intention when she wrote the novel, but it is ...more
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Sep 23, 2012
The Last Refuge (Dewey Andreas, #3)
I love political thrillers and this is a good one. I haven’t read the other two in this series and if I get the time I will go back and read those, bu ...more
May 29, 2012
May 27, 2012
Last Will
Waiting for these books to be translated is sheer torture, it almost makes me want to give a try at learning Swedish.

All the excitement of the cutthr
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Apr 14, 2012
Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom
I picked this up at my local library without reading the back. When I started reading I realized what the book was about and thought, ‘OK I’ll give it ...more
Jul 22, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
Downfall (Intervention, #3)
A good romance with a God centered character who wants to reform her ways and become someone that she and others can rely on. I will be reviewing this ...more
Feb 13, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
The Plight and Plot of Princess Penny
I will be reviewing this on my blog in the next few weeks. I gave this book 2 1/2 stars I liked the rhyme but I had to read a few passages again so I ...more
Mar 10, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
Killing Time (Eliza Gordon Mysteries, #1)
I will be reviewing this title on my blog in a week or so. I enjoyed this cute mystery....a bit like Murder She Wrote and Rosemary and Thyme. I give i ...more
Feb 19, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
The Deadfall Project
The Deadfall Project is a traditional spy thriller in the same vein as the books of Robert Ludum and Jack Higgins. Deadfall Project starts off with G ...more
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Feb 03, 2012
Taste What You're Missing: The Passionate Eater's Guide to Why Good Food Tastes Good
For starters I want to tell you all that I am a test tester for a large food manufacturer where I live. Panels I have participated in are; salsa, baco ...more
Mar 04, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
How to Listen to Great Music: A Guide to Its History, Culture, and Heart
If you enjoy music you will enjoy this book. It is a series of lectures on music and how it is made. I have a few musicians in the family and the know ...more
Sep 11, 2012
May 23, 2012
The Island House
Freya Dane is a young woman lost in the world. First abandoned by her father as a child, and then with his death he leaves her again. Having hit a rut ...more
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Jul 31, 2012
Operation Napoleon
I love this author and wish I could read Icelandic so I could read them before they are translated. It takes years to get one of his books because of ...more
Aug 27, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
The Exceptionals
The only reason I didn’t give this book 5 out of 5 stars is because, while I enjoyed the story, it didn’t seem so original to me.

If you like Young Ad
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May 29, 2012
The Book of Lost Fragrances (Reincarnationist, #4)
I am not a smoker and really find it to be a rather gross addiction in others, but if I am outside on a hot summer day and smell a cigarette in the a ...more
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Mar 03, 2012
Legacy (Endlessly, #2)
I read Endlessly and found the story engaging with a great flow. The author sent this for review and it has the same great flow as the first. I found ...more
Jan 2012
Oct 20, 2011
The Sixes
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is a psychological thriller that kept me guessing throughout. It is about a secret society of “mean girls” who tak ...more
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Jun 12, 2012
Craig Claiborne and the American Food Renaissance: The Turbulent Life and Fine Times of the Man Who Changed the Way We Eat
If you love to eat this is the book for you. I love food, especially good food that is homemade and tasty. Fast-food is not a favorite of mine and sto ...more
May 07, 2012
May 07, 2012
Something Red
The author spent a lot of energy developing the characters and describing the world which they inhabited. By the end of the book you really cared abou ...more
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Dec 12, 2012
Now You See Her
Sometimes people are out to get you. When you blend a little bit of familial mental illness, the grief of losing a child, and the stress/depression of ...more
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Jan 29, 2012
Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women's Literary Society
I’ve read a few disappointing books lately and was a bit worried about this title, but no need to worry after all….I LOVED IT!!! Get this book and re ...more
Sep 2012
Sep 01, 2012
The Laughterhouse (Theodore Tate, #3)
How far would you go to defend your family, specifically your child? I think most of us believe there really isn’t a limit to that response. I entere ...more
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Aug 27, 2012
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