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The Butcher's Boy (Butcher's Boy, #1)
3.92
liked it
Interesting to have read Thomas Perry's first book after having read all of his other books. I could tell this was a first effort but it was quite goo ...more
Jun 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
Gone with the Wind
4.28
it was amazing
Read this book more times than I care to admit, starting when I was nine years old. My mother got in trouble with my teacher when I wrote a book repor ...more
not set
Sep 12, 2009
 
A Reliable Wife
3.25
liked it
Very atmospheric, suspenseful and interesting. The plot is quite sound. Easy read, less than a day. Left me in such an odd mood, however, that I have ...more
Jan 03, 2010
Jan 03, 2010
 
Dead Aim
3.66
liked it
This is one of Perry's earlier books. Very interesting to see the genesis of the characters he uses in later books, as well as the plot structure. Mad ...more
not set
Dec 23, 2011
 
Sleeping Dogs (Butcher's Boy, #2)
4.04
liked it
Not as good as the Jane Whitefield books. I did feel sympathy for the bad guy, Perry has the ability to elicit that type of feeling. Great read when I ...more
Jun 2009
Jun 27, 2009
 
Persuader (Jack Reacher, #7)
4.09
really liked it
Lee Child's Jack Reacher books are always very exciting, can't wait to find out what's gonna happen next kind of books ... perfect travel reading.
not set
Mar 28, 2010
 
Death Benefits
3.85
liked it
Certainly not great lit, but Thomas Perry is a fabulous storyteller. Hope he writes more in the Jane Whitefield series, she's my hero.
Sep 2009
Sep 12, 2009
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.12
really liked it
It is fascinating to know that such a strong tale of German occupation during WW2 can be told in the letter format that the authors chose.
Jul 2009
Aug 10, 2009
 
In Her Absence
3.34
liked it
At first I disliked Mario and decided not to read the book. But I continued and decided that Molina's prose is quite good. Just finished it and don't ...more
Mar 08, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #10)
4.11
really liked it
Love Mma and Rra. And all of the characters in this book. Donated my hardcover to the library at the Colony.
not set
Sep 12, 2009
 
The Gate House
3.71
it was amazing
DeMille is funny, entertaining and capable of holding the suspense. I love his books.
Jan 2009
Feb 01, 2009
 
Forever Amber
3.98
liked it
I read Forever Amber when I was a preteen, so I learned some about sex and seduction.
not set
Sep 12, 2009
 
Slackjaw
3.91
liked it
Jim has told his story in a very readable, reader friendly way. I am left, however, wondering why he was such an angry young man and why he had so muc ...more
Sep 21, 2009
Sep 12, 2009
 
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
3.81
really liked it
Quick, easy read. Interesting insight into the mores of Victorian England.
Oct 31, 2010
Oct 29, 2010
 
Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher, #15)
4.20
really liked it
Jack is my hero. I want to be as tough as he is when I grown up.
not set
Mar 07, 2011
 
The Book Thief
4.36
really liked it
I didn't like the analogies at first, then got used to them. Now thoroughly enjoying Death's explanations and commentary. Finished the book a few days ...more
Apr 08, 2009
Mar 26, 2009
 
The Space Between Us
3.98
really liked it
Well done, very readable. Great ending, very credible.
not set
May 30, 2010
 
Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher, #13)
4.17
really liked it
Jack Reacher is a great tough guy. Thanks, Melanie!
not set
Nov 29, 2009
 
Stoner
4.28
liked it
extremely well written,but depressing and sad.
not set
Dec 01, 2008
 
Comedy in a Minor Key
3.72
liked it
There was nothing comedic about this book.
Nov 25, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
 
Dark Road to Darjeeling (Lady Julia Grey, #4)
3.93
liked it
Raybourn's books are becoming too formulaic.
not set
Nov 28, 2010
 
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
3.87
really liked it
Sweet story - perfect reading for a holiday week.
not set
Dec 30, 2010
 
Lamb
3.44
liked it
Very odd book. The author's descriptive ability s superb, however the lack of character definition was off-putting.
Oct 28, 2011
Oct 22, 2011
 
Before I Go to Sleep
3.87
it was ok
This book should have been a novella.
Jan 02, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
The Twin
3.85
really liked it
Beautifully written book.
not set
Mar 07, 2011
 
Love Walked In
3.69
liked it
This was a sweet book. I love that my neighbor Kerry loaned it to me. She loved it.
Feb 13, 2010
Feb 06, 2010
 
Olive Kitteridge
3.78
really liked it
I don't usually like short stories. This book is cleverly written, however, weaving Olive Kitteridge into the stories while giving the reader a sense ...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jun 27, 2009
 
Little Bee
3.70
liked it
Well written but pointless.
Sep 14, 2010
Sep 06, 2010
 
The Scottish Prisoner (Lord John Grey, #3)
4.19
liked it
It's just never a bad thing to find out more about Jamie.
not set
Jan 07, 2012
 
The Dead Travel Fast
3.59
it was ok
Although I thoroughly enjoyed the Lady Gray books, this book is so bad that I had to put it aside after less than 200 pages. At best it is gratuitous.
not set
Mar 28, 2010
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