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Here be Dragons (Welsh Princes, #1)
it was amazing
Let's just say I lost sleep to keep reading this page-turner of a historical novel. Set in England, Wales, and France, and starring the aristocracy an ...more
Jan 06, 2009
Jan 01, 2009
Isabel's Journey
really liked it
With the warning for others that this author is a buddy of mine, and therefore I am going to love what she produces the way a mom puts up a kid's draw ...more
Sep 05, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
Progdemption: Book 3 of The Progtopia Trilogy
really liked it
I went back and re-read the two before this one in the series when this one hit Amazon Kindle, so I'm not sure of the start date. I wanted to have fre ...more
Dec 31, 2015
Dec 31, 2015
Progatory (Book 2 of The Progtopia Trilogy)
it was amazing
Covering a four year period in the two time lines, as they say of the second book in any trilogy, "the plot thickens". There are so many twists in bot ...more
Jul 05, 2015
Jun 30, 2015
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
it was amazing
I just finished it and am writing while the impact of its ending echoes in my head, like credits rolling at the end of a great film.

It has been said
Feb 08, 2009
Jan 06, 2009
fathermothergod: My Journey Out of Christian Science
really liked it
Warning: I also have had a journey out of Christian Science, so I'm a different kind of reader than the general population. What I have to say is that ...more
Nov 04, 2011
Nov 02, 2011
Refuse to Regain!: 12 Tough Rules to Maintain the Body You've Earned!
really liked it
There are many books about weight loss on the market. This one is about weight MAINTENANCE! Not a whole lot of those out there. Making the distinction ...more
Nov 12, 2014
Nov 13, 2014
Half-Marathon: You Can Do It
really liked it
Very interesting. Having walked and walk/jogged two half marathons, I read this in preparing for my third. He has some theories / opinions that go aga ...more
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
Audrey Rose
really liked it
I can't remember the exact year I read this, so I'm guessing. It was in my young adulthood.

I remember reading it through the filter of my upbringing,
Jan 1977
Jan 10, 2009
Hell's Corner (Camel Club, #5)
really liked it
I'm a big fan of Oliver Stone and the Camel club. What's not to like about them?

In this offering, which follows Divine Justice in the series, Oliver
Oct 27, 2012
Oct 07, 2012
Ebenezer Scrooge: Shadow Hunter
it was amazing
Classy twist on a classic tale... I thoroughly enjoyed seeing what it would be like if Scrooge were not simply a businessman, if he had turned his bac ...more
Nov 13, 2015
Oct 28, 2015
If Grace Is True: Why God Will Save Every Person (Grace Series, #1)
really liked it
This one came into my life courtesy of the church whose services I watch on TV. They were going to have as a guest minister one of the co-authors of t ...more
Jan 2006
Jul 12, 2008
Dearly Devoted Dexter (Dexter, #2)
really liked it
I made the commonplace error of having seen all the TV series first, but it has been long enough that the books still leave me guessing. Especially si ...more
Jul 11, 2015
Jul 06, 2015
Progtopia (Book 1 of The Progtopia Trilogy)
it was amazing
I could not put it down... a gripping page-turner that flips back and forth across 40 years... can't wait for the sequel, the next in the trilogy, whi ...more
May 13, 2015
Feb 14, 2015
Cruel as the Grave (Justin de Quincy, #2)
really liked it
Second in the series, fictional detective a.k.a. "The Queen's Man" Justin de Quincy takes on another side case to his work for Queen Eleanore. The sto ...more
Jan 24, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
it was amazing
This is the paper book I took time away from "LEAP" to read. It's history, folks, but written in such a way as to move the story forward, with insight ...more
Feb 14, 2017
Feb 18, 2017
really liked it
Things I love about Dick Francis as an author:

His books are self-contained... it's not a series. Every hero is distinct, and the arc of the story ends
Mar 31, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
it was amazing
The inevitable conclusion of a dystopian trilogy... with the revelation of which side wins... who survives, who does not. By the time this final novel ...more
Dec 19, 2015
Dec 16, 2015
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
liked it
Unlike its predecessor (The Fellowship of the Rings), my experience with this book was one of persistence, maturity, and change over time.

The first ti
Jan 1969
Jul 12, 2008
Bookmarked to Die (Miss Zukas, #9)
really liked it
I was crest-fallen to find that not everyone is in love with Miss Zukas. I read some other reviews where her character got bashed for the very things ...more
May 03, 2009
Aug 02, 2008
The Bounty Trilogy: Mutiny on the Bounty/Men Against the Sea/Pitcairn's Island
really liked it
Events of history, with the usual literary license, taken from three different points of view, to get a more complete view of the whole.

Mutiny on the
Sep 15, 2008
Aug 19, 2008
Executive Orders (Jack Ryan Universe, #9)
really liked it
I found this a gripping read. Even though it took me nearly two months to finish, I kept steadily making progress. Remember, we had holidays in there, ...more
Jan 17, 2010
Nov 25, 2009
Crossroads of Twilight (Wheel of Time, #10)
really liked it
The major plot-lines continue to thicken, as this one furthers what happens not just with Rand, but with the supporting cast. Mat's story line moves f ...more
Jul 27, 2008
Apr 12, 2008
Dragon's Lair (Justin de Quincy, #3)
really liked it
This is the third in a series of "medieval mysteries", with the character Justin de Quincy (The Queen's Man) as our hero. With each book, we learn a l ...more
Feb 03, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
Deliver Us from Evil (A. Shaw, #2)
really liked it
I read another reader's review of this book, before I was done with it. This reviewer complained that the book was "too graphic" in its description of ...more
Mar 28, 2014
Apr 01, 2011
Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth, #1)
liked it
A friend suggested I might enjoy the Hamish Macbeth series, and I picked it up. It was exactly as promised: quick reading, amusing... and I had this d ...more
Oct 30, 2011
Oct 29, 2011
Clear and Convincing Proof (Barbara Holloway #7)
it was amazing
Once again Kate Wilhelm put me under the spell of trying to figure out the complexity of multiple characters surrounding a murder... all while continu ...more
Mar 18, 2009
Mar 18, 2009
The Diet Trap Solution: Train Your Brain to Lose Weight and Keep it off for Good
really liked it
When you're truly ready to work on your relationship with eating and exercise, you still need help to transform your mind. This cognitive behavior the ...more
Oct 29, 2015
Jun 30, 2015
Foul Play
liked it
If you are looking for serious literature, this is not it. If you want something light and entertaining between other reads, it may just fill the bill ...more
Mar 26, 2009
Mar 26, 2009
Zero Day (John Puller, #1)
really liked it
To start with I am a Baldacci fan, love his writing. This was the first introduction to John Puller a military man in a military family, but rebelliou ...more
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 03, 2014
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