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Season of the Dragonflies
3.48
it was amazing
This book is a wonderful first novel. If you like Alice Hoffman's stories, you'll most likely appreciate this one. It features women protagonists, a s ...more
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Oct 09, 2014
 
Backseat Saints
3.82
really liked it
All in all, this book is not as well done as "Gods in Alabama", but for the wonderful depiction of the main character as a lifelong victim of abuse (I ...more
Aug 2012
Jul 26, 2012
 
Dexter in the Dark (Dexter, #3)
3.49
it was ok
The first two books introduced a sociopath who had been trained to focus his need to kill on serial killers. The other intriguing part of the premise ...more
Jan 17, 2009
Jan 21, 2009
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
really liked it
**spoiler alert** If you liked Harlequins but found there just wasn't enough to them, and you like vampire stories but aren't into the gruesome facets ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2008
 
The Symphony of Ages Boxed Set I (Symphony of Ages, #1-3)
4.41
it was ok
**spoiler alert** I decided, VERY reluctantly, to give the first of this trilogy a shot. I have been less than enamored of science fantasy for a long ...more
Jul 22, 2008
Mar 26, 2008
 
Shutter Island
4.08
it was amazing
Wow. For my money, Dennis Lehane is the best living American mystery writer. There are some truly gifted mystery authors out there, but Lehane is in a ...more
Jan 2006
Aug 08, 2008
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.70
it was ok
**spoiler alert** This book wasn't up to the earlier ones. Once Bella is a vampire, suddenly she's a superhero and suddenly she's a whole lot less int ...more
Aug 2008
Aug 06, 2008
 
Speak
4.00
really liked it
Melinda is having a hard time with her social life, and it's more than the fact that every teen ager, without exception, has a hard time with a social ...more
Jan 2001
Mar 28, 2008
 
Prayers for the Assassin
3.75
liked it
Action adventure with some nice twists. It's several decades in the future, a couple suitcase nukes went off in D.C. and New York and the Mossad got b ...more
May 2008
May 27, 2008
 
Every Dead Thing (Charlie Parker, #1)
4.01
really liked it
This is an icky book - it weaves together horror, supernatural touches and mystery/crime fiction. It has some standout supporting characters (have som ...more
not set
Mar 25, 2008
 
Garden Spells (Waverley Family, #1)
4.07
really liked it
A sumptuous enticement of a book; lovely prose that dovetails nicely with the food and nature theme, and a touch of the supernatural without going all ...more
May 2008
May 31, 2008
 
Kushiel's Dart (Phèdre's Trilogy, #1)
4.04
liked it
This book has a fully realized version of our world and religion that's fascinating, and Carey makes her characters interesting enough to follow them ...more
Jan 2006
Mar 26, 2008
 
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
3.96
it was amazing
Not just another Anita Blake wannabe - this one is worth your time but you have to somehow manage to find a sense of humor while reading it. Start wit ...more
not set
May 27, 2008
 
From Dead to Worse (Sookie Stackhouse, #8)
4.01
it was amazing
Hats off to Ms. Harris. One of the very few authors who can write about different protagonists without having them all end up sounding the same other ...more
Jun 2008
Jun 30, 2008
 
Sword-Dancer (Tiger and Del, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
Wonderfully drawn characters, good solid plot, hard to put down.

This is a great example of a character who has sacrificed her humanity in order to sur
...more
not set
Mar 26, 2008
 
Incubus Dreams (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #12)
3.78
it was ok
The very worst of the lot. She hit a new low with this one and it's a true tragedy to see how horrible this book is when compared to her earlier books ...more
not set
Mar 20, 2008
 
The Harlot by the Side of the Road: Forbidden Tales of the Bible
3.81
it was amazing
This book is a solidly researched book that retells and embellishes on some of the racier Old Testament stories. It doesn't add any smut or violence, ...more
not set
May 31, 2008
 
Delirium's Mistress (Flat Earth, #4)
4.23
it was amazing
This book is one of a series that are wonderfully written. They are adult fairy tales not for the faint of heart, where demons are unbearably lovely y ...more
Jan 1990
Mar 26, 2008
 
The Joy Luck Club
3.90
it was amazing
This is one of those rare books that fascinated me as well as grabbing me by the throat and yanking ruthlessly on my heartstrings. There were times I ...more
Jan 2003
Mar 26, 2008
 
Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1)
4.04
did not like it
After Laurell K. Hamilton hit the scene with Anita Blake, authors suddenly realized there were actually people out there who wanted to read about occu ...more
not set
May 27, 2008
 
Micah (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #13)
3.62
it was ok
still ick. I get the feeling that we're going to get treated to a book for every guy in the Blake hism....and since every guy she runs across either f ...more
Jun 2008
Mar 20, 2008
 
Never Let Me Go
3.81
liked it
Dystopia books always give me the willies - which is what they're supposed to do. But this one topped the charts for me mainly because of the characte ...more
not set
Jul 06, 2012
 
The Lieutenants (Brotherhood of War, #1)
4.26
did not like it
Harlequin romances for those who thought harlequin romances were just a little too....fluffy....frilly....and had too many women in them and way too m ...more
not set
May 02, 2008
 
Black and Blue
3.87
really liked it
Chillingly accurate look at abusive relationships and what eventually can happen; I interned as a counselor in a rape crisis center while completing m ...more
not set
Mar 26, 2008
 
Black Swan Green
3.97
really liked it
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Aug 21, 2013
 
The Bride's Kimono
3.71
really liked it
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Mar 23, 2010
 
Double Play (Burke, #1)
3.72
really liked it
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Mar 20, 2008
 
Back Story (Spenser, #30)
3.84
really liked it
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Mar 20, 2008
 
Tides of Darkness (Avaryan Rising, #6)
3.90
it was amazing
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Mar 26, 2008
 
The White Road (Charlie Parker, #4)
4.17
liked it
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Mar 25, 2008
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