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Bad Things Happen (David Loogan, #1)
3.59
really liked it
I think part of why I liked this book so much is that it was a departure from the dull cozies we so often read in my mystery book club. It was actuall ...more
May 16, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
Nightwing, Volume 2: Night of the Owls
4.06
really liked it
This gets the fourth star for the issue #0 at the end. I do love a Robin/Dick Grayson origin story. :) The art overall was fine, nothing memorable (ex ...more
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
 
Word Origins
3.86
liked it
I didn't actually read all of it, that'd be like reading a dictionary, but I did randomly look up words and was often disappointed not to find them in ...more
Jul 20, 2016
Jul 19, 2016
 
A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #2)
4.11
it was ok
I don't know why I kept reading this, or why I plan to inflict the next in the series on myself. I knew the killer pretty much before the murder happe ...more
Sep 27, 2013
Sep 08, 2013
 
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
3.99
it was ok
First I just want to say the reader did an admirable job on this book doing multiple accents and making the characters pretty easy to tell apart as sh ...more
Jan 13, 2013
Dec 13, 2012
 
Batman Incorporated, Volume 2: Gotham's Most Wanted
3.90
liked it
I finally got to read the death of Damian and I'm disappointed, mostly because I feel like the whole Leviathan storyline was dumb and there just wasn' ...more
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
 
Death of a Neighborhood Witch (A Jaine Austen Mystery, #11)
3.77
it was ok
2.5 I almost rounded up for making me doubt myself, but I feel like books I enjoyed more have only gotten three stars so it cheapens the rating (as th ...more
Oct 25, 2015
Oct 22, 2015
 
Where Memories Lie (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James, #12)
4.19
liked it
A fine story but nothing to ooh or ahh about. I've only read one other in this series (Leave the Grave Green) and things have changed a lot but it did ...more
Jun 22, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
 
Cyclops, Vol. 1: Starstruck
3.73
it was amazing
Update 9-7-2016: Just read this again, whatever complaints I had about the art have faded and I'm upping the stars to 5 because I just love Scott. I t ...more
Sep 07, 2016
Apr 08, 2015
 
Rest You Merry (Peter Shandy, #1)
3.99
liked it
3.5? The characters were kind of caricatures and the setting was kind of hard to identify (they kept talking about doing or eating things I identify a ...more
Jun 02, 2015
Feb 27, 2015
 
Batman and Robin, Volume 1: Born to Kill
4.16
liked it
3 stars because nothing wowed me in this book. I love Damian but I feel kind of like he's regressed from where he was with Dick as Batman. I suppose i ...more
Apr 22, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
 
Tallgrass
3.85
really liked it
Great book, wonderful characters, nicely developed plot and setting, a good look at life during the war from the perspective of a young teenager livin ...more
May 13, 2014
May 01, 2014
 
The 8-Hour Diet: Watch the Pounds Disappear Without Watching What You Eat!
3.38
I didn't read this book so much a browse it for a few hours at the library. There are some really funny phrases in this book that made me smile while ...more
Apr 23, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
 
Batman: Li'l Gotham, Vol. 1
4.00
liked it
I wanted to rate this higher because I've enjoyed seeing pictures from this comic online for a long time. However, I found it much more enjoyable as i ...more
May 21, 2014
May 20, 2014
 
Corridors of the Night (William Monk, #21)
3.94
liked it
I haven't read a book from the Monk series in a very long time and I stopped reading before he and Hester even got married so quite a lot has happened ...more
Nov 21, 2015
Nov 20, 2015
 
Forever Evil
3.98
really liked it
Enjoyable, but I feel like there must've been deeper things I was missing, the whole volume felt rather surface for everyone but Lex Luthor. I know th ...more
Jan 28, 2015
Jan 27, 2015
 
The Body In The Transept (Dorothy Martin, #1)
3.70
liked it
2.5 just for the long note about what turned out to be an entirely fictional building (lead with that information next time. Also, define your terms a ...more
Feb 28, 2015
Feb 27, 2015
 
Say I Love You, Vol. 2
4.23
liked it
This book is earning it's OT Ages 16+ rating with an overnight trip (who lets four 16 year olds take a trip to the beach and stay at a hotel alone? Am ...more
Apr 26, 2015
Apr 26, 2015
 
Say I Love You, Vol. 3
4.23
it was ok
2.5, I could just really do without the more adult parts of this manga. The characters are interesting and likable and the drawings are fine (not real ...more
Apr 28, 2015
Apr 26, 2015
 
All-New X-Men, Volume 6: The Ultimate Adventure
3.71
liked it
First, don't put Scott on the cover if he's not in the book. Second, since Scott is what I like about X-Men this book was at a disadvantage from the s ...more
Aug 06, 2015
Aug 06, 2015
 
Robin: Year One
4.04
really liked it
Probably if I was in the right mood this would get 5 stars, but I got a little bored since I've read it a few times before (not that I remembered the ...more
Apr 2014
Mar 31, 2014
 
Nightwing, Volume 3: Death of the Family
3.99
liked it
3.5? There were a lot of ups and downs in this book for me. I liked the art at the beginning (it went down some later on when artists changed, multipl ...more
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
 
The Book of Unknown Americans
3.85
liked it
I didn't dislike this book, I just felt like it never went anywhere, it's plot was generally pointless with starts that aren't followed through to any ...more
Jun 06, 2015
Jun 02, 2015
 
All-New X-Men, Volume 4: All-Different
3.58
liked it
Warning: X-Men Gold which was included at the end of this volume induced A LOT of rage in me for some reason (maybe because it felt like an insult to ...more
Aug 05, 2015
Aug 03, 2015
 
Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America
3.50
liked it
3.5 stars, this was definitely better than many of my 3 star books, but the abundance of unnecessary (though in a way part of the point of the book) s ...more
Nov 28, 2014
Nov 28, 2014
 
The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)
4.44
really liked it
3.5, but it's probably my own fault for not remembering the previous series better. While in the last book the fact that I couldn't really remember mu ...more
Feb 05, 2015
Feb 01, 2015
 
Sworn to Silence (Kate Burkholder #1)
4.00
liked it
This was more violent and graphic than the mysteries my book club usually does. I don't know if it's luck/coincidence or intentional that it came duri ...more
Jul 19, 2017
Jul 13, 2017
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.15
really liked it
This was an enjoyable story and I look forward to seeing what the author does for the rest of the series using different fairytales.

It was pretty pred
...more
Oct 28, 2015
Oct 27, 2015
 
Sorcerer to the Crown (Sorcerer Royal, #1)
3.77
really liked it
**spoiler alert** 4.5, up until the last CD it was 5 all the way, I just didn't love the wrap up, but I can only lower things so much because of the p ...more
Dec 17, 2016
Dec 03, 2016
 
Sweet Salt Air
3.80
it was ok
Not my kind of book, but I can't give it a lower rating because there was nothing I hated that much, and also I feel bad for skipping 250+ pages in th ...more
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
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