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The Calling
3.70
really liked it
I hope this book it the first in a series. The plot was a well constructed murder mystery/detective novel. The characters were wonderful, imperfect an ...more
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Aug 28, 2008
 
Lady Las Vegas: The Inside Story Behind America's
3.08
liked it
The author is the daughter of mobster David Berman. She grew up in Las Vegas when the city was being created. She is painfully honest about what it wa ...more
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Sep 12, 2008
 
The Monsters of Templeton
3.58
really liked it
The first sentence reads ... "The day I returned to Templeton steeped in disgrace, the 50-foot corpse of a monster surfaced in Lake Glimmerglass.” The ...more
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Aug 28, 2008
 
City of Masks (Cree Black, #1)
3.69
liked it
Cree Black is a psychologist turned parapsychologist hunting some ghosts haunting a stately mansion in New Orleans. It was a darn good ghost story pop ...more
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May 05, 2009
 
Bad Monkeys
3.61
liked it
The best I can say about this book is that is was interesting. Imagine ... oh, I don't know ... a female Maxwell Smart on crack cocaine, and you may h ...more
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Aug 30, 2008
 
Moose: A Memoir of Fat Camp
3.39
it was ok
I found this book to be sad. This is unusual since it is written with a great sense of humour and honesty. The story of a young girl battling with he ...more
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Nov 01, 2008
 
My French Whore
3.73
it was amazing
If this book was a movie it would be a "sleeper hit". This book was mentioned in a Group Post on another site and made me curious. That was the only r ...more
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Aug 28, 2008
 
Slim Chance
2.93
it was ok
A cute piece of fluff I picked up on the under $5 table.
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Jun 24, 2010
 
Water for Elephants
4.07
really liked it
I know this book has been around for a while and I finally picked it off my "to be read" pile, blew the dust off and enjoyed it. The story is told by ...more
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Aug 28, 2008
 
Remember Me?
3.77
liked it
First time I have read Ms. Kinsella and enjoyed the book.
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Dec 31, 2009
 
Twenties Girl
3.82
liked it
I modern young woman haunted by the ghost of her great aunt (a flaper). A fun quick read.
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Dec 31, 2009
 
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
3.81
really liked it
I enjoy Ross King's writing on topics of art history. He presents the facts in an entertaining way that does not read like a text book and, he is a we ...more
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Nov 12, 2008
 
Slummy Mummy
3.29
it was ok
This was a fun book that would please fans of Bridgett Jones. Very british and vey funny.
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Sep 03, 2009
 
First Comes Marriage (Huxtable Quintet #1)
3.79
liked it
Historical fiction that would appeal the fans of Phillippa Gregory. Very well done and most entertaining.
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Sep 03, 2009
 
The 5 Greatest Warriors
4.24
liked it
Alright … I admit it. I could not leave Jack West Jr. hanging off the edge of a cliff any longer. I had to read the next book in the series. Again, an ...more
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Feb 14, 2010
 
Death Dance (Alexandra Cooper, #8)
3.84
liked it
I started reading Fairstein's books with the first of the series. I am at the point now where I will continue to read them because I am involved with ...more
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Aug 28, 2008
 
The Sidewalk Artist: A Novel
3.57
liked it
A love story within a love story intertwined by some of Raphael's art and his personal angels. Novelist Tulia Rose is sent abroad by her boyfriend so ...more
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Jul 21, 2009
 
Olive Kitteridge
3.78
liked it
**spoiler alert** This book tells the story of a small New England town. Through a collection of "vignettes", each one detailing an episode in the lif ...more
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Aug 28, 2008
 
The Pagan Stone (Sign of Seven, #3)
4.14
liked it
This was a satisfying resolution to the Sign of Seven trilogy. Sometimes its nice to have everything wrapped up neatly and tied with a red bow!
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Jun 16, 2009
 
Promises in Death (In Death, #28)
4.40
liked it
The next installment of the Eve Dallas series. Eve and her various cohorts are on the hunt for a cop killer. As usual, for fans, this book does not di ...more
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May 05, 2009
 
Laid Bare (Brown Family, #1)
3.92
liked it
A short little excursion into “ménage-trois” erotica. It was an alright book for what it was. A little sherbet to clear the pallet before continuing o ...more
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Dec 04, 2009
 
The Lost Painting
3.72
liked it
Another of my adventures into fictionalized art history, this time about the life of Carravaggio and finding ... you guessed it ... one of his lost pa ...more
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Nov 25, 2008
 
The Genius
3.59
really liked it
A young art dealer is introduced to the mysterious artwork of an artist who has just as mysteriously disappeared. He becomes obsessed with the artist ...more
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Nov 12, 2008
 
Duma Key
3.93
really liked it
I am a die hard King fan so this was a no brainer as far as enjoying it, but I read a review on the book that commented "In this book the journey is m ...more
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Jun 24, 2010
 
Your Heart Belongs to Me
3.34
liked it
The story of a heart transplant recipient who is "haunted" by his donor. An okay read, but not one of Mr. Koontz's best. Am I the only one who feels h ...more
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Jan 01, 2009
 
Crimes by Moonlight
3.55
it was ok
This is a collection of paranormal short stories. As with any collection some were good and some not so much. An okay read for fans of the genre or th ...more
Jul 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
Kindred in Death (In Death, #29)
4.31
liked it
The latest installment in the Eve Dallas and Rourke series. In my opinion this has been one of the best. Thoroughly enjoyed it and if anyone is intere ...more
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Dec 31, 2009
 
Veil of Night
3.75
it was ok
Jaclyn Wilde is a wedding planner whose latest client is the poster child for the term “bridezilla”. When the bride ends up dead after a food tasting ...more
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Oct 29, 2010
 
Men of the Otherworld (Otherworld Stories, #1)
4.26
really liked it
Definite must read for Armstrong fans, as this book explains Jeremy's heritage, Clay's beginnings in the Bayou and how he came to live with Jeremy. Th ...more
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May 19, 2009
 
Pirate Latitudes
3.41
liked it
Blood and guts … looting and pillaging … ships and sea monsters … a dashing captain and a buried treasure of Spanish gold. What more could one hope fo ...more
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Dec 31, 2009
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