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Bad Girls of the Bible: And What We Can Learn from Them
3.97
really liked it
I remember picking this up at the grocery store -- I think it was the cover, intrigued me.

In any case -- I am NOT a Christian, not even close, however
...more
Sep 08, 2006
Aug 08, 2010
 
Comfort Food
3.68
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I guess I didn't know what I was expecting with this story. I knew it was dark erotica (in fact, something the author says in her bi ...more
Feb 10, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
 
The Cereal Murders (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #3)
3.86
liked it
a little paragraph that just made me so happy!! from page 38

"He reached into the front pocket of his sweatshirt and pulled the rock out. So much for f
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Sep 12, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
 
The Scarpetta Factor (Kay Scarpetta, #17)
3.67
really liked it
I was lucky enough to have a training class with the New York Medical Examiner's Office this past week. Patricia Cornwell was kind enough to stop by w ...more
Nov 28, 2012
Sep 19, 2010
 
Audrey Rose
3.86
it was ok
First, this book, though widely touted as a HORROR novel, is not horror. I would definitely think some supernatural work is here, but not horror. I wo ...more
not set
Jun 26, 2007
Jul 03, 2010
 
The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm
4.04
liked it
**spoiler alert** Preface by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling - a nice reasoning for why they decided on faeries.
Introduction: The Faeries by Terri Win
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Nov 28, 2008
May 09, 2010
 
Columbine
4.26
really liked it
This was a stunning documentary of the Columbine tragedy. The compassion for the families, all the families, was beautiful. I am disappointed in the J ...more
Mar 28, 2011
Mar 05, 2011
 
A World Without Islam
3.94
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** This book has come to me through the First Reads program -- and I will be moving it to the top of my TBR pile. Look for a review her ...more
Sep 21, 2010
Jul 08, 2010
 
The Last Vampire (The Last Vampire #1)
3.92
did not like it
I couldn't finish it, it was so freakin' dumb. Yes, I realize it is written for teens, but give them some credit, they still want something well writt ...more
Nov 04, 2007
Jul 03, 2010
 
Gypsy from Nowhere (Gypsy, #1)
4.07
it was amazing
One of my favorite books as a child. I wore out my hardcover, in fact it is falling apart and I am on the lookout for a new one. I haven't read it in ...more
not set
Apr 20, 2010
 
Spellbinder
3.40
really liked it
A surprise and 1/2 -- this is not a book I would have chosen for myself, but what a fascinating read. It is about Preacher (a pastor in the Vietnam er ...more
Aug 03, 2005
Aug 09, 2010
 
The Monster Book Of Monsters
3.29
liked it
**spoiler alert** A is for Aliens, Androids, AAAArgh!
Vault of the Beast by A.E. Van Vogt: I am sure my husband, who was a math major would like this s
...more
Dec 13, 2007
Jun 21, 2010
 
Mortician Diaries: The Dead-Honest Truth from a Life Spent with Death
3.65
really liked it
This is not what I expected. I guess I was thinking it would be funny/scary/what-have-you tales from a mortician, instead it was some heart-wrenching ...more
Jul 23, 2010
Jun 19, 2010
 
Night Screams
3.25
did not like it
While this little book LOOKED like a horror novel, it so was not. It was more a poorly written mystery novel, with some sex thrown in for an unknown r ...more
Oct 15, 2011
Jun 20, 2010
 
The Law Enforcement Guide To Wicca
4.38
liked it
This little guide is broken up into two parts -- What Wicca is, and What Wicca isn't -- gives a brief overview of the basics of Pagan religion, and co ...more
Feb 29, 2012
Dec 14, 2011
 
The Walking
3.48
really liked it
I was wrong...this book is not about Zombies...though there are Zombies in it. It is a good tale, about revenge, and witches, and what happens when yo ...more
Feb 12, 2008
May 08, 2010
 
Misery
4.11
really liked it
I think this is one of his better "recent" books. It went back to what he is known for...pure horror. NICE!

The movie was actually a good rendition of
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not set
Jan 23, 2011
 
Overheard at the Bookstore
3.35
liked it
As this is just a bunch of quotes overheard over the top of nifty pictures -- it is a QUICK read. My favorite? "Should I buy a Jane Austen or a Stephe ...more
Aug 14, 2006
Aug 08, 2010
 
Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid
3.67
liked it
I enjoyed this book quite a lot. Sadly, Denis is correct on many topics. I liked the biographical stories the best though. and the conversations with ...more
Oct 20, 2010
Jun 19, 2010
 
Shudder Again
3.73
it was ok
Aphra by Nancy A. Collins - 021013 - intriguing. A story about how what we first find erotic continues through our lives
Eye of the Lynx by Thomas Ligo
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Aug 15, 2014
Sep 27, 2011
 
Fangs for the Mammaries
3.59
liked it
Introduction by Esther M. Friesner 08/22/13 - just a cute little introduction and a kudos to the winner of the book naming contest (Ellen Kaye-Cheveld ...more
Aug 04, 2015
Apr 18, 2011
 
Meat
3.81
liked it
**spoiler alert** I have a lot of thoughts on this book -- not your usual horror --

The book starts out straight horror - lots of gore -- and I re-rea
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Sep 21, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
 
The Nymphos of Rocky Flats (Felix Gomez, #1)
3.25
liked it
So, I got to meet Mr. Acevedo, and I had him sign this book. Then I decided I should get it read. And it is quite entertaining. It is not a change the ...more
Oct 09, 2008
May 09, 2010
 
How to Make a Journal of Your Life
4.02
really liked it
I originally picked up this little book at the library book sale to pass this on to my Mom-in-law, who does keep a journal, mostly of little paintings ...more
Nov 02, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Stories they wouldn't let me do on TV
3.79
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Preface by Alfred Hitchcock
A humorous little introduction

Being a Murderer Myself by Arthur Williams
This one was creepy. There was a
...more
Sep 25, 2015
Jun 20, 2010
 
Bodies We've Buried: Inside the National Forensic Academy, the World's Top CSI Training School
3.94
liked it
Many times I thought the authors made too much of themselves -- how very great they are, but I can let that slide, because having a National Forensic ...more
Oct 14, 2013
Jun 19, 2010
 
A Short History of Nearly Everything
4.19
really liked it
I don't think I would have enjoyed this book as much had I read it -- but listening to it was spectacular. So many things I knew, so many things I did ...more
Apr 29, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
 
Deadly After Dark (Hot Blood, #4)
3.73
liked it
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed some stories more than others, but they were all good reads. I marked my favorites with a purple pen in the contents page. ...more
Dec 25, 2005
Aug 09, 2010
 
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories
3.96
**spoiler alert** A short little review on each story in the book -

1. The Adventure of My Grandfather by Washington Irving: (ghosts) 3/12/08 - Well,
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Oct 09, 2015
Mar 27, 2010
 
Honolulu CSI: An Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation
3.71
it was amazing
So my honey (Husband now!!) found ourselves in Hawai'i for our honeymoon, and while I love bookstores, I was inclined to not hit them, as, well -- I t ...more
Jan 05, 2008
Jun 16, 2010
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