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The Damned
3.43
it was amazing
I have found a new author to love. An excellent ghost story...
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
 
Graveminder (Graveminder, #1)
3.48
liked it
In reading the synopsis of The Graveminder, I was intrigued by the premise. The concept of the living tending the dead so they stay put seemed interes ...more
Apr 03, 2013
Dec 07, 2011
 
Harvest of Scorn (The Colony #3)
4.25
liked it
**spoiler alert** Having been a fan of the other Colony novels, I was eager to see how the story arc wrapped up. Harvest of Scorn started with much pr ...more
Jun 24, 2017
May 21, 2017
 
Dark Resurrection (The Colony, #2)
3.89
it was amazing
Cottam has a talent for creating characters who can identify with and to whom you can become attached. Any author who can make you cry out loud "you b ...more
Feb 03, 2016
Feb 02, 2016
 
The Stolen Child
3.71
liked it
A really interesting take on the changeling tale. The parallel stories of Aniday and Henry Day immerse the reader in the life of of a hobgoblin tribe. ...more
Jan 27, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
 
The Haunting of Blackwood House
3.90
liked it
A classic haunted house story. The house and its ghostly denizens had a bit more development and dimension than the protagonist of Mara. I liked the c ...more
Mar 16, 2016
Mar 09, 2016
 
In the Shadow of Gotham
3.49
it was amazing
An excellent read. Pintoff offers compelling characters and an interesting glimpse of turn of the 20th century New York and the development of a new f ...more
Jul 09, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
 
The City of Dreaming Books (Zamonien, #4)
4.35
did not like it
I wanted to like this novel, but I could not get into the story. Was quite disappointed. Not my style it seems.
not set
May 10, 2011
 
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
3.97
liked it
Excellent character development and a very interesting slice of life Depression-Era story. Race, sexuality, and politics play heavy in this story. Not ...more
Nov 20, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
 
The Haunting of Hill House
3.89
really liked it
This is an enjoyable classic ghost story.
Oct 26, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
 
The Folcroft Ghosts
4.00
it was ok
This novel could have been longer. The build-up was great, but it seemed rushed at the end. We go from uncertainty to complete revelation in only a co ...more
Nov 10, 2017
Oct 28, 2017
 
The House of Lost Souls
3.36
really liked it
It is a very interesting story and a great first novel. I look forward to reading more from Cottam. I hope we see more of Paul Seaton. Seaton is a ver ...more
Apr 24, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
 
The Ghost Writer
3.37
liked it
I found the book to be interesting overall. The method the author chose to cover large amounts of time in the central character's life was effective a ...more
Jan 2008
Sep 10, 2007
 
The Somnambulist (Domino Men #1)
3.22
did not like it
Very disjointed progression. Too many characters with fragmented detail and an ending that seemed a slapped together collage of torn text held togethe ...more
Sep 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
 
Secret of the White Rose (Simon Ziele, #3)
3.84
really liked it
Stefanie Pintoff does yet another wonderful job in recreating early 20th century New York. In her third installment, we get an even more nuanced look ...more
Feb 19, 2013
Jul 11, 2011
 
A Curtain Falls (Simon Ziele, #2)
3.79
really liked it
I am really enjoying Stefanie Pintoff's work. Her characters and consistently interesting and we learn more about them with each novel. Very well done ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Jul 11, 2011
 
Uncle Silas
3.73
it was ok
This was one of the most tedious novels I have ever read. It is filled with angst, anguish, and fear - but very little to prompt the reader to identif ...more
Mar 26, 2014
Dec 08, 2011
 
The Serpent and the Rainbow
3.91
it was amazing
An excellent read for anyone interested in voudoun, anthropology, or Haitian history. Wade Davis has provided an account which is as entertaining to r ...more
Jun 10, 2013
Apr 09, 2013
 
Holidays on Ice
3.94
it was ok
While Sedaris is funny as a columnist, reading an entire collection of his dark, sarcastic, almost bitter stories is rather depressing. Very cynical w ...more
Dec 05, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
 
Zombies: The Recent Dead
3.68
really liked it
There are several unique approaches to the zombie story, including "The Last Supper" and one about zombie teenagers on a date. Well worth picking up i ...more
Sep 25, 2011
May 14, 2011
 
The Waiting Room
3.80
it was amazing
An amazing ghost story about authenticity, love, and the price one is willing to pay. Amazing read.
Jan 26, 2016
May 10, 2011
 
The Gates (Samuel Johnson, #1)
3.79
really liked it
A wonderful Halloween tale. You must read the footnotes!
Nov 02, 2011
May 14, 2011
 
Dragonlance Chronicles (Dragonlance #1-3)
4.21
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 22, 2007
 
The Nightmare Chronicles
3.72
really liked it
None
Nov 04, 2016
Oct 14, 2016
 
The Halloween Man
3.37
None
not set
Jan 01, 2018
 
The Children's Hour
3.55
None
not set
May 13, 2018
 
The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury
4.73
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 23, 2007
 
Season of Mists (The Sandman, #4)
4.54
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 21, 2007
 
Where the Sidewalk Ends
4.29
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 30, 2007
 
Still Life With Crows (Pendergast, #4)
4.18
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 21, 2007
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