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I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts
it was ok
I normally love Larry Wilmore's often hilarious narrations on the black experience in the Daily Show (as their senior black correspondant), and while ...more
Feb 21, 2009
Feb 21, 2009
really liked it
In this sprawling tale surrounding the harrowing defeat of the French Army at Azincourt, Cornwell outdoes himself in the exhilarating tale of the arch ...more
Feb 12, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
The Ring of Rocamadour (The Red Blazer Girls, #1)
really liked it
We started this on our Xmas baby tour, but I got hooked and finished it by myself. In fact, I listened to most of the last disc just driving around ou ...more
Dec 29, 2009
Jan 05, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
really liked it
While book one focused on Bloomkist, and book two was Salander's story, this final chapter deftly weaves both players as their lives and secrets are r ...more
Aug 12, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
Shaman's Crossing (Soldier Son, #1)
liked it
A very complete and complex world of politics and etiquette, Shaman's Crossing is a weighty start to a new series. BUt it is almost too weighty; I oft ...more
May 06, 2009
May 09, 2009
The Romanov Prophecy
it was ok
Listened to on an illfated Christmas, the Romanov Prophecy starts out with a US lawyer in Russia who is determined to prove the legitmacy of the new r ...more
Dec 28, 2008
Jan 07, 2009
Hunting Fear (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit #7)
liked it
THis was great as an in the car read; set in the western half of North Carolina, a newly recruited FBI agent tracks down a serial killer, and finds th ...more
Dec 10, 2009
Jan 05, 2010
High Crimes: the Fate of Everest in an Age of Greed
liked it
It is hard to imagine that there is something more terrifying than climbing up the world's tallest peak, but in Michael Kodas 2004 summit bid for Moun ...more
Feb 14, 2008
Feb 16, 2008
Museum of Thieves (The Keepers, #1)
liked it
Two children who have spent their lives literally chained to adults, suddenly find themselves on their own and must make decisions about saving their ...more
Oct 07, 2010
Oct 07, 2010
Everything on a Waffle (Coal Harbour #1)
liked it
When Primrose's parents are lost at sea, the town of Coal Harbor decides that they must take care of her, and a very unlikely series of guardians try ...more
Jul 19, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
The Jefferson Key (Cotton Malone, #7)
it was ok
The latest in the cotton Malone adventure read like a script for national treasure; non stop action, everyone us double crossing everyone, egotistical ...more
not set
Jun 20, 2011
it was ok
When two sisters return home to a Northern California ski town, they find that everyone in town has disappeared and that a mysterious, evil presence i ...more
Nov 05, 2008
Nov 12, 2008
Christine Falls (Quirke #1)
really liked it
I enjoyed this great story on cd read by Timothy Dalton. Excellent story with really well written prose, a promising start to a new series
Jan 09, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
Devil May Care (James Bond, #36)
really liked it
A new Bond that is sure to please! In "Devil May Care" James Bond is undertaken with the same breathless intensity of the original Ian Fleming novels. ...more
Jun 26, 2008
Jun 28, 2008
The Devil's Bones (Body Farm, #3)
liked it
Good murder mystery based out of Knoxville Tenn, about the adventures of Bill Brockton, who founded the Body Farm. The Body Farm is a real place dedic ...more
Apr 29, 2008
May 01, 2008
The Killing Ground (Sean Dillion, #14)
liked it
An intricate plot that revolves around a kidnapped girl; lots of twists and turns and dark characters. Action takes place in England and Iraq and ever ...more
Sep 04, 2008
Sep 06, 2008
Once Upon a Time in the North (His Dark Materials, #0.5)
really liked it
At last, another peak into the wonderful world of Lyra and daemons. This excellent short story tells the tale of how Lee Scorsby and Iroek Byrnison me ...more
May 20, 2008
May 20, 2008
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