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Cold Comfort Farm
3.92
it was amazing
Anyone who enjoys early 20th century English novels ought to read Cold Comfort Farm. The gothic melodrama of the Starkadders and the orderly meddling ...more
Jul 14, 2016
Jul 14, 2016
 
Lunch Walks Among Us (Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist, #1)
4.08
really liked it
Franny K. Stein is a budding mad scientist. She has a bedroom/lab full of bats ("they're like rats with pterodactyl wings... what's not to like?") and ...more
Jan 2006
Aug 28, 2014
 
I Am America (And So Can You!)
3.91
liked it
I really enjoyed this at the time when I read it, but it just hasn't stuck with me that well, so I'm down-grading it to 3 stars. (Sorry, Steven.)
Nov 2008
Nov 30, 2007
 
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1)
4.01
really liked it
On the recommendation of a teacher, I picked this up from the adult table at the school spring book fair. It was just the fun escape I needed. Much of ...more
May 14, 2015
Jun 10, 2015
 
Sick Puppy
3.88
it was amazing
This is what Carl Hiaasen does best: write bizarrely convoluted tales of suspense about corrupt bureaucrats, zany ecoterrorist/vigilantes and sympathe ...more
Jun 2003
Jun 16, 2007
 
Very Little Red Riding Hood
3.55
it was amazing
Very Little Red Riding Hood is a toddler on her way to Grandma's for a sleepover. When she meets the Wolf, she yells "A Foxie!" and gives him a hug. T ...more
Oct 07, 2014
Oct 08, 2014
 
Heads You Lose
3.29
liked it
While neither plot nor characters is as engaging as the Spellman series, Heads You Lose gains savor from the bickering authors and their exaggeratedly ...more
Sep 2011
Mar 07, 2012
 
Pest Control
3.85
really liked it
A deliciously fun comedy of errors, with lots of lovely bug-bits (facts, not body parts) woven in as a definite plus. I think I got the title of this ...more
Apr 23, 2009
Apr 11, 2009
 
Pirates of Pensacola
3.44
liked it
A zany tale about the CPA who suddenly learns of his descent from an ancient and notorious pirating family. Swashbuckling ensues. Not as thoroughly sa ...more
Feb 2009
Apr 13, 2009
 
Bellwether
3.92
really liked it
(3.8) A cute, coy perspective on trendsetters and fads, mixed up with some geekiness, a bit of mystery, and plenty of wit. Fun.
Nov 10, 2008
Nov 22, 2010
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