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I Need You More Than I Love You and I Love You to Bits
did not like it
Short but not sweet. I had a difficult time figuring this one out and I only finished it because it was so short and I could get on to something more ...more
not set
Jun 14, 2009
The Tehran Initiative (The Twelfth Imam, #2)
really liked it
This is the follow-up book to The Twelfth Imam. I liked the first book, but this one was even better. The scenario is very believable and President Ja ...more
Mar 17, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
Bane of the Liche Lord (Chronicles of the Nameless Dwarf, #5)
liked it
I liked this book as an overall read. It surely had a plethora of "bad guys", including a particularly nasty hoard of creatures called "feeders." The ...more
May 28, 2014
May 22, 2014
The Carpet People
it was ok
When I saw this on Book Bub, it looked like it might be interesting and entertaining. I liked the illustrations that were interspersed throughout the ...more
Sep 19, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
Redemption: The Further Adventures of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer
really liked it
I began this book with a critical attitude because I studied and taught Huck Finn in school. I was looking for the author to keep to the original lang ...more
Oct 24, 2013
Oct 20, 2013
The Ant-Man of Malfen (Chronicles of the Nameless Dwarf, #1)
liked it
I had a somewhat difficult time with the language of this book to begin with, but as I read along it seemed to get a little easier. Had I already read ...more
May 16, 2014
May 16, 2014
Raging Heat (Nikki Heat, #6)
really liked it
This was a fun book to read. It was very much like an episode of the Castle TV show, and since I am a fan of the show, I liked it. It is, of course ti ...more
Nov 07, 2014
Oct 25, 2014
really liked it
I really liked this book. The story line is well planned and written. There were a couple of what I would call short R-rated sections, but if you can ...more
Jul 29, 2015
Jul 22, 2015
Girls Out Late
it was ok
This, I decided, was more of a middle school book than a high school book. The main characters are about 9th grade age, and it has a plot that seems t ...more
not set
Aug 02, 2009
Dystopia: Collected Stories
it was ok
I liked about a third of the stories in this anthology of Matheson writings. The ones I particularly liked had twists at the end, much like a Twilight ...more
Sep 09, 2014
Aug 26, 2014
Marcelo in the Real World
it was amazing
Marcelo was a great character. As much as I hoped his father, Arturo, was not right about him, it certainly seemed that his plan to push Marcelo into ...more
May 15, 2009
Apr 29, 2009
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
it was ok
My daughter-in-law said she was reading this book and there was a lot of buzz about it. She described it as like the Twilight series but for adults, r ...more
May 13, 2012
May 08, 2012
Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama's Radical Agenda
really liked it
I liked this book. There was information in it that I didn't kinow, but I have listened to Sean Hannity so much that it was mostly things I had heard ...more
Jun 18, 2010
Apr 07, 2010
The Game (The Game is Life, #1)
really liked it
Although there are some similarities between this and others of the ilk of Hunger Games, Ender's Game, etc., this was different enough from others to ...more
Jan 27, 2015
Jan 18, 2015
The Search for the Green River Killer
liked it
I got involved with this book and was fascinated as to how they went about getting started in the investigation, but I thought it got bogged down abou ...more
Mar 13, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
The Roots of Obama's Rage
really liked it
I appreciated reading D'Souza's take on Obama. This book was published in 2010, so some of the information is not up-to-date, but the thesis of the bo ...more
Mar 04, 2015
Feb 24, 2015
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
it was ok
FINALLY FINISHED!! This book seemed to go on forever. There is a line in "Amadeus" when the king has just heard a Mozart opera and he says "There were ...more
Jun 03, 2011
May 24, 2011
The Last Exit to Normal
really liked it
I didn't think I was going to like this book when I started, but it was recommended at one of our book club meetings. I ended up liking it quite a bit ...more
not set
Feb 23, 2009
the Key to everything
did not like it
I struggled to read this one. I kept trying to think what point the writer was trying to make other than lots of weird stuff and gore. Sorry. I can't ...more
Jul 18, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
Dirty Little Secrets (J.J. Graves Mystery #1)
liked it
I was pleasantly surprised by this story. I wasn't sure what it was when I got it, but it came in a set of three, so I thought I'd give it a try. I li ...more
Sep 27, 2014
Sep 26, 2014
American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
really liked it
This may be the only book about which I would say, "I liked the movie better." However, the book was so much like the movie, it could be a toss-up. Ch ...more
Feb 11, 2015
Jan 30, 2015
The Ebon Staff (Chronicles of the Nameless Dwarf, #4)
liked it
The author has a particular gift for descriptions of yucky things. These stories are entertaining if you want something like The Lord of the Rings.
May 22, 2014
May 19, 2014
A Pound of Cure: Change Your Eating and Your Life, One Step at a Time
it was amazing
This is a very good plan and is very revealing about what we normally eat. I recommend it highly because I know it is working for me.
Aug 09, 2013
Jul 19, 2013
Charlie Mike
really liked it
I don't know what the real life of Army Rangers in Vietnam was like; no one who wasn't there really can understand. However, I did enjoy reading this ...more
Jan 2016
Jan 01, 2016
Rolling Thunder (Wings of War, #1)
liked it
I got this one as a freebie on Book Bub. It is the first in a series. Mark Berent was in Vietnam and this is a frank depiction of what that was like. ...more
Jun 30, 2013
Jun 07, 2013
Republic (America's Future, #1)
liked it
I thought this book would be different from what it turned out to be. I thought it would be uplifting and have a successful ending. Perhaps there is a ...more
Feb 28, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
Harvest Home
it was ok
There are two kinds of books I can't wait to finish. One is the thriller that I can't put down, and the other is the one I want to finish so I can get ...more
Jan 19, 2014
Jan 11, 2014
Limbus, Inc. (Limbus, Inc #1)
it was ok
I liked the framework of the antique dealer, down on his luck, is given a book that tells stories of people who were hired by Limbus, Inc., ...more
Nov 17, 2014
Nov 11, 2014
The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey
it was amazing
I borrowed this book from the library as an experiment to see if I could get it to download onto my Nook. I was successful. I also have The Lace Reade ...more
Feb 2011
Feb 01, 2011
The Cat Who Went Up the Creek (Cat Who... #24)
really liked it
These books are comfort food for my mind.
Apr 07, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
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