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Bossypants
3.94
it was amazing
It seems to be that, back in the day, you couldn't hear anyone reading their own work but Robert Frost reading his poetry. And, even at that, he was w ...more
Jan 10, 2014
Jan 10, 2014
 
Electric City
3.34
really liked it
3rd in series 1994

"Imagine a cross between Nora Charles and Kinsey Millhone, a female sleuth who walks and talks like a thirty-something Lauren Bacall
...more
Jan 1996
not set
Mar 27, 2009
 
Miss Melville Regrets (Susan Melville #1)
3.80
it was amazing
Well written story that is so subtly funny that I have read it twice when I needed a good laugh, a quick read, and a reminder that there's a job for e ...more
Aug 21, 2012
not set
not set
May 12, 2009
 
Cold Smoked
3.47
really liked it
4th in Jane da Silva series 1995


"Imagine a cross between Nora Charles and Kinsey Millhone, a female sleuth who walks and talks like a thirty-something
...more
Jan 1996
Mar 27, 2009
 
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Complete Radio Series (Hitchhiker's Guide: Radio Play, #1-5)
4.63
it was amazing
I first heard the "Book" on public radio, and can't read it without hearing these wonderful voices.
not set
Oct 19, 2008
 
Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life
3.85
really liked it
The only way I could have enjoyed it more is if Tom had read it himself, instead of the very nice gentleman who did.
I spent my birthday listening, an
...more
Sep 27, 2017
Sep 28, 2017
 
Week-End Wodehouse
4.26
it was amazing
The master speaks.
not set
Oct 20, 2008
 
Quite a Year for Plums
3.29
really liked it
I was in the audience when Bailey White was doing the tour for this book. When she walked out, a huge murmur went through the room. Everyone was surpr ...more
not set
Oct 05, 2012
 
Amateur Night
3.44
really liked it
2nd of series of 4 1993


"Imagine a cross between Nora Charles and Kinsey Millhone, a female sleuth who walks and talks like a thirty-something Lauren B
...more
Jan 1996
Oct 11, 2008
 
Hot Water
4.14
It's been 53 years since I discovered Wodehouse, and I'm spending some time visiting with my favorite authors of my youth. This is the one that has ma ...more
Oct 2017
Sep 28, 2017
 
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things
3.93
it was amazing
Yes, it was amazing. This book has touched me in ways that none other has. Because I have several auto-immune disorders that have disabled me, and I s ...more
Sep 20, 2017
Sep 23, 2017
 
A Pelican at Blandings (Blandings Castle, #11)
4.17
it was amazing
I so loved PG Wodehouse, I read every single one of his books our library had, which was just about all of them, I've discovered. I was so enchanted w ...more
Jan 1970
Apr 30, 2016
 
A Hopeless Case
3.34
really liked it
1st in Jane da Silva series 1992

As with all 4 of the Jane da Silva books, I appreciate the Seattle setting, the forays into other nearby regions, her
...more
Jan 1996
Mar 30, 2009
 
Don't Get Mad-- Get Even!: A Manual for Retaliation
3.47
really liked it
When the world gets me down, I look to this book to get me out of it.

My particular favorite is the story of when the author was cheated by an insuranc
...more
not set
Oct 04, 2012
 
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir
3.90
really liked it
I have to feel sorry for those who don't like this. As I listened, I heard my own voice, my way of thinking, and thought I had found a compatriot in m ...more
Oct 10, 2017
Oct 10, 2017
 
Cold Comfort Farm
3.92
really liked it
The movie of "Cold Comfort Farm" is one of the movies that will instantly cheer me up on those damp, dark days of the Northwest winter. The book, not ...more
Nov 03, 2010
Oct 10, 2008
 
Where Did You Go? Out What Did You Do? Nothing
3.85
really liked it
You gotta love the title.
That's the reason I read this book about 40 years ago, and I still remember it fondly. I was at the age when I was constantl
...more
not set
Mar 02, 2009
 
Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! (Elmwood Springs, #1)
3.84
really liked it
I just love a Fanny Flagg book for a dreary winter's day that you need a quick pick-me-up. Warms the heart, if you like this kind of thing. I can see ...more
Feb 2016
May 13, 2016
 
Holy Disorders (Gervase Fen, #2)
3.71
it was amazing
Laughed until I cried on this one, and loved the mystery, too. I read this years and years ago, and looked for it ever since. I'm looking forward to a ...more
not set
Mar 27, 2009
 
Hip-Deep in Alligators
3.54
really liked it
3rd in series.

Hilarious story of dirty politics and murder in the dank underbelly of the Windy City. Highly recommended for a fast, light read.
Jan 1997
Mar 28, 2009
 
Flying Too High
3.85
really liked it
True escapism and fun. Happy little detective story that actually flies by. Fun to listen to, because the reading was excellent. I've never heard anyo ...more
Jan 2017
Sep 16, 2017
 
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
4.01
really liked it
My first Neil Gaiman, but not my last. The very first story is a Sherlock Holmes, and a good one. That drew me in. Then, I just couldn't put it down. ...more
Apr 2016
Mar 21, 2016
 
Thank You, Jeeves!
4.26
really liked it
The acting was a little uneven, but I love Jeeves, and he saves the day one more time. You can't fault the story.
Oct 2017
Oct 01, 2017
 
Nibbled to Death by Ducks
3.57
really liked it
6th in series

First one I read, and loved the dialogue and the humor. Been picking them up here and there since.
Jan 1996
Mar 28, 2009
 
I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections
3.73
it was amazing
So many other reviewers have said everything I'd have said, that all I can add is that I loved it, as I loved her. She has been an inspiration to me f ...more
Sep 03, 2017
Sep 20, 2017
 
Smoke
3.73
it was amazing
1995 non-series

Anyone who doesn't love this book just doesn't get me. I love it!
not set
Mar 27, 2009
 
The Cat's Meow
3.37
really liked it
5th in series. 1988


He sure has the lingo down pat!

Jan 1997
Mar 28, 2009
 
What's The Worst That Could Happen? (Dortmunder, #9)
4.10
really liked it
9th Dortmunder book. 1996
not set
Mar 27, 2009
 
Castle in the Air
3.51
non-series 1980
not set
Mar 27, 2009
 
The Gift Horse's Mouth  (Jimmy Flannery Mysteries, #7)
3.44
7th in series
not set
Mar 28, 2009
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