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Last Lie, The
3.77
liked it
Alan Gregory has frequently struggled with some ethical boundaries in this series, and in this book he really gets into some muddy waters: he is right ...more
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 13, 2010
 
Permission Granted: And Other Thoughts on Living Graciously Among Sinners and Saints
4.26
it was amazing
Presbyterian Minister Margot Starbuck challenges her fellow Christians to honestly look at their behaviors and actions toward those they identify as " ...more
Sep 23, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
 
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
3.96
really liked it
I enjoyed this recounting of the author's 1100 mile or so hike along the Pacific Coast Trail. I was astounded at her lack of backpacking experience pr ...more
Nov 29, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
 
The Secret History
4.07
really liked it
Despite an implausible plot and the lack of very likeable characters, this is an engrossing book. Tartt is such a talented writer, and the plot and ch ...more
Feb 21, 2014
Aug 07, 2010
 
Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #1)
3.90
really liked it
This is my first book by this author, and is the first in this series. Set in rural Quebec, the story involves one, or maybe two? murders that intrude ...more
Nov 14, 2009
Aug 15, 2008
 
Line of Fire (Alan Gregory, #19)
3.88
really liked it
Thanks, Dustin. My book arrived yesterday, and I have some extra reading time right now, so I ready to get started!

Oh, my, I didn't see any of this co
...more
May 09, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
 
Await Your Reply
3.54
really liked it
Very interesting plot, three separate stories that may or may not be entertwined, you don't know until near the end!!! This is a book about identify t ...more
May 28, 2010
Sep 24, 2009
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.39
it was amazing
This is an incredible story, one that demonstrates the power of hope to impact survival, and the power of faith to transform a life. Although passages ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 15, 2011
 
The Weight of Silence
3.93
really liked it
There is nothing humorous or light about this book, and I was ambivalent about how I wanted to rate it. It is so well written, with such well-develope ...more
Jun 19, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
 
Moonlight Falls: Dick Moonlight
3.82
it was ok
I appreciated the opportunity to read this book, thanks to the author, Vincent Zandri donating several copies for a Group Read; thanks Vince!!!
I grew
...more
May 18, 2010
Apr 07, 2010
 
No Greater Sacrifice
3.80
really liked it
This book has it all : adventure, romance, archaeology, history, puzzles to be solved, some mysticism, lightening-speed travel jaunts across Europe, f ...more
Jun 15, 2010
Apr 04, 2010
 
The Language of Flowers
4.07
really liked it
This book tugged at my heart on many levels. Although I know that there are many wonderful loving foster parents in this country, I fear that too many ...more
Jul 16, 2012
Nov 23, 2011
 
The Secrets of Mary Bowser
3.93
it was amazing
I love historical fiction, so this book, built around the life of Mary Bowser, a freed slave who posed as an illiterate slave in the home of Jefferson ...more
Feb 11, 2013
May 18, 2012
 
The Story of Beautiful Girl
3.92
it was amazing
I loved this story, and the characters became endearing to me. The story of those people with developmental disabilities or other handicaps who are lo ...more
Aug 26, 2012
Nov 23, 2011
 
Homer & Langley
3.59
really liked it
This story, based on the real life Collyer brothers who lived on 5th Avenue in N.Y., proceeds through the brother's lives, from their early teenage ye ...more
Oct 11, 2012
Aug 21, 2010
 
Reckless (Ty Hauck, #3)
3.77
liked it
This was my first Andrew Gross book, and I found it very absorbing. Lots of action, some very near misses to make this a thriller, but also a well dev ...more
Jul 22, 2010
Jun 21, 2010
 
Wife 22
3.51
liked it
This book was an enjoyable read, about a marriage quietly teetering on a precipice, while Wife 22 looses her self in constant messaging, facebooking, ...more
Nov 20, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
 
The Last Child
4.09
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Jun 02, 2010
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