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Face of a Killer (Sydney Fitzpatrick #1)
3.77
really liked it
Robin Burcell knows her police and FBI procedure and it shows in every page of this book. It as a highly complicated plot and the pace never lets up f ...more
Mar 2009
Feb 11, 2009
 
Ashes to Ashes (Kovac and Liska, #1)
4.05
really liked it
Made me remember why I loved Tami Hoag when I used to read more of her books. Great characters. Scary action. One of those books that you're still rea ...more
Jun 21, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
The Madonnas of Leningrad
3.78
liked it
I went back and forth on what I thought about this book. At first I didn't like that it was written in present tense. I felt too unmoored as the book ...more
not set
Apr 04, 2009
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.59
did not like it
I was really looking forward to reading this book. I'd heard so many great things about it and some of the things are true. Meyer is a great story tel ...more
Oct 2008
Nov 21, 2008
 
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
3.83
liked it
It's kind of the anti- Eat Pray Love. It was a search for happiness through travel, but Weiner, while self-deprecating and not without complaint, does ...more
Dec 2009
Dec 03, 2009
 
Loving Frank
3.75
it was ok
Frankly, I didn't love it. I'm sure the research was impeccable and all that, but basically it was a book about two selfish, self-involved people who ...more
Feb 21, 2009
Mar 01, 2009
 
Into the Storm (Troubleshooters, #10)
4.21
it was amazing
Suzanne Brockmann, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee for the layered complexity of your characters, for the intricacies of your p ...more
Dec 15, 2008
Jan 09, 2009
 
Unlawful Contact (I-Team, #3)
4.30
really liked it
While I found the premise to be flawed (I really couldn't believe that the hero would make the choices he did before the book started no matter how ma ...more
Jan 14, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.21
liked it
I hate books that have someone dying of a brain tumor in them. Either the author gets it right and I'm devastated (having lost my husband to a brain t ...more
May 13, 2010
May 14, 2010
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.90
liked it
This is one of those books that I finished and then tried to find out what the big deal was. It was a good book. Interesting. Entertaining. Well-writt ...more
Nov 2008
Nov 21, 2008
 
The Lace Reader
3.47
it was amazing
I adored this book. I listened to it on CD which generally exposes every flaw and problem with a book and I still loved it. I wish I could write a boo ...more
Apr 21, 2010
May 08, 2010
 
What Happened to Anna K.
3.17
liked it
This is not a book I would have picked up on my own. I had a feeling that the heroine was going to be one of those whiney self-involved characters tha ...more
Sep 07, 2009
Aug 30, 2009
 
The Year of Magical Thinking
3.88
liked it
I'm actually not sure how to rate this book. I didn't finish reading it because it was going to put me back in therapy. Didion had me reliving the yea ...more
Jan 12, 2010
Feb 21, 2010
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.13
it was ok
Another one of those books that left me wondering what all the fuss was about. Mainly I was bored. The whole first half of the book is some guy readin ...more
Apr 20, 2010
May 26, 2010
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.15
really liked it
A really nice sweet book. I laughed. I cried. The ending was immensely satisfying. If it errs at all, it errs on the side of being a touch too sweet. ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 29, 2009
 
Heartsick (Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell, #1)
3.93
it was amazing
I thought I was over the creepy serial killer books. I especially thought I was over the creepy serial killer books that have the killer and the cop l ...more
Apr 29, 2010
May 08, 2010
 
Goodnight, Irene (Irene Kelly #1)
3.92
really liked it
A fun mystery series! I always like reading the first book in a series first so I was willing to start with this one even though it was written wayyyy ...more
Aug 2009
Aug 30, 2009
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.18
it was ok
I actually found myself staying up late so I wouldn't have to go to bed and read this book. I'm now terrified of corn and am so convinced anything I e ...more
Nov 2006
Feb 15, 2009
 
How I Became a Famous Novelist
3.69
it was amazing
It reads like a chick lit novel with a male protagonist, but is actually a very funny look at the world of publishing with a surprisingly feel good en ...more
Feb 21, 2010
Feb 21, 2010
 
Sea Lord (Children of the Sea, #3)
3.85
it was amazing
I stayed up late finishing this book last night. I love Virginia's writing. I'm always completely swept up in the emotion and the setting and the char ...more
Aug 10, 2009
Aug 11, 2009
 
Black Ships (Numinous World, #1)
3.90
it was amazing
I couldn't put this book down. I'm still trying to figure out what it was about it that kept me absolutely riveted. Whatever it was, it worked for me ...more
May 21, 2009
May 17, 2009
 
Hit Reply
3.79
it was amazing
I read this eons ago and just thought of it again after reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. This book is told completely in e-m ...more
Nov 2005
Jan 29, 2009
 
Dead Girls Are Easy (Nicki Styx, #1)
3.77
liked it
It was fun. I love books (and movies and TV shows where the dead people talk) I'm not sure the plot completely held together all the way through, but ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 29, 2009
 
Sammy's Hill (Samantha Joyce, #1)
3.53
really liked it
It's like a chick lit version of West Wing! Fun, funny and a fascinating glimpse and what happens in the corridors of power in Washington. It was espe ...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
 
The Help
4.46
really liked it
Sometimes a book like this comes along and gets all these rave reviews. They so rarely live up to the type. THis one totally does. I just loved it. It ...more
Aug 2010
Aug 08, 2010
 
Lady Macbeth
3.79
liked it
The attention to detail and the rich feel of the atmosphere is amazing in this book. Somehow, though, I never really connected with the main character ...more
May 06, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
 
Into the Fire (Troubleshooters, #13)
4.15
really liked it
What can I say? Suzanne Brockmann rocks. I loved the book. It's not my absolute favorite of hers, but it was still awesome. My biggest gripe? I want t ...more
Oct 29, 2009
Oct 29, 2009
 
Live to Tell (Detective D.D. Warren, #4)
4.18
it was amazing
Nobody does suspense novels like these better than Lisa Gardner. She kept me up all night. Great suspense. Great emotion. Great dialogue. Great settin ...more
Aug 08, 2010
Aug 08, 2010
 
The Temptation of Savannah O'Neill
3.70
really liked it
Molly O'Keefe has provided another fast-paced highly emotional romance with a great cast of characters. I can't wait to see how the next two books in ...more
Aug 12, 2010
Aug 12, 2010
 
Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2)
4.27
it was amazing
I love love love these books. THe only thing that I didn't like about it is that it ended and now I have to wait for more Anna and Charles.
Sep 07, 2009
Sep 07, 2009
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