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There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me
3.41
it was ok
I am not sure how others will interpret this book, but to me, it came across as a rough draft written by a person that was just spewing and needed to ...more
Dec 05, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
 
Kindness Goes Unpunished (Walt Longmire, #3)
4.20
it was amazing
Every book in the Walt Longmire series has a line in it that makes me laugh out loud, I am not going to tell you want leads up to it, but when you com ...more
Aug 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
The 9th Judgment  (Women's Murder Club, #9)
4.08
liked it
What makes a writer continue on when the story is over? I was enjoying this tale until James Patterson needed to continue with a couple of chapters at ...more
May 2011
May 14, 2011
 
Practice to Deceive
3.42
it was ok
When I first started reading this book, I was confused. I thought I had picked up a large print book by accident. No, it was just a publisher trying t ...more
Nov 2013
Oct 25, 2013
 
Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell (Agatha Raisin, #11)
3.79
really liked it
Agatha keeps pulling me back; I cannot say that each book is better than the last, because that is not always the case, but I find myself wanting to b ...more
Mar 2011
Mar 18, 2011
 
Soul Survivor: The Reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot
3.77
it was ok
Oh for goodness sakes, this is supposed to be a book about the reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot not a recap of a previous marriage, an ov ...more
May 2011
May 02, 2011
 
Save Me
3.63
really liked it
For the first three quarters of this book, I loved it. You are riding Rose McKenna's emotional rollercoaster but any mother would. How many times have ...more
May 2011
May 10, 2011
 
The Dark Horse (Walt Longmire, #5)
4.28
it was amazing
I do not know if mildly depressed Wyoming Sheriff’s and Northern Cheyenne Indian’s are usually this funny, but I look forward to each book in the Walt ...more
May 2012
May 11, 2012
 
The Witches' Tree (Agatha Raisin #28)
3.65
liked it
My thanks to Netgalley and the Publisher for an opportunity to read an advanced copy of this book.

After the last book, ‘Pushing up Daisies’, I had hop
...more
Jul 25, 2017
Jul 23, 2017
 
A Deadly Grind (Vintage Kitchen Mystery, #1)
3.59
liked it
I know that cozy mysteries are designed to revolve around the people and the community with the dead body being a secondary image. In my person opinio ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
Stay With Me (Brenna Spector, #3)
3.96
it was amazing
Alison Gaylin is an under appreciated author. I do not think that she get the recognition that she deserves for the phenomenal Brenna Spector series t ...more
May 02, 2014
Apr 25, 2014
 
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #20)
3.82
liked it
Why does Lori stick her nose into things that are none of her business? That is what I was thinking throughout this entire book. She is becoming a cha ...more
Apr 24, 2015
Apr 19, 2015
 
Agatha Raisin and the Case of the Curious Curate (Agatha Raisin, #13)
3.79
really liked it
For me, the actual murder in the Agatha Raisin books is secondary to the ongoing of the characters involved. With each book you pick up, Agatha finds ...more
Dec 2011
Dec 02, 2011
 
Switching Time: A Doctor's Harrowing Story of Treating a Woman with 17 Personalities
4.02
really liked it
Whenever I read a book involving multiple personalities, The Minds of Billy Milligan, When Rabbit Howls, etc, my first response is always - no way, th ...more
Aug 04, 2010
Jul 25, 2010
 
The Secret, Book and Scone Society
4.07
really liked it
My thanks to Netgalley and the Publisher for an opportunity to read an advanced copy of this book.

This is a new series by Ellery Adams revolving aroun
...more
Sep 23, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
 
A Murder of Magpies
3.34
really liked it
Am I the only person that hopes that this will become a series?

Other than the complete confusion I had with the money-laundering scheme, I really enjo
...more
Feb 07, 2015
Jan 31, 2015
 
As the Pig Turns (Agatha Raisin, #22)
3.61
really liked it
I am convinced that MC Beaton does not use a plotting outline when she sits down to writer her books in the Agatha Raisin series. Any book that begins ...more
Sep 2013
Aug 28, 2013
 
Paper, Scissors, Death (Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-n-Craft Mystery, #1)
3.88
liked it
First, the lead character, Kiki Lowenstein, came across to me as being too dumb for words. Her husband had a heart attack, or was is murder, under rat ...more
Jun 25, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
 
Countdown City (The Last Policeman, #2)
3.88
liked it
I have come to realize that I have been putting off this review because I just did not like the book. I enjoyed the first book in this series, the Las ...more
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
 
The Ghost and Mrs. McClure (Haunted Bookshop Mystery, #1)
3.80
really liked it
I loved how this story began - the 1940's feel with dames, Doll Face, and gams. The cozy genre rarely gives this type of atmosphere and the hard-boile ...more
Jul 2011
Jul 08, 2011
 
Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came (Agatha Raisin, #12)
3.79
really liked it
As I live and breathe, that Agatha Raisin appears to be growing up. No longer is she endlessly chasing after James, or Charles or even the new man nex ...more
Sep 2011
Sep 22, 2011
 
Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope
4.09
it was amazing
I finally understand why I took so long to finish this book – HOPE. Something that is in short supply of during these times and I found that Gabrielle ...more
Dec 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
The Plain Choice: A True Story of Choosing to Live an Amish Life
3.77
it was ok
I Received a Pre-Publication Copy from Zondervan through Netgalley


Halfway through this book and I was ready to put it down. For some reason, I thought
...more
Jul 31, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
 
Stealing Home (The Sweet Magnolias #1)
4.07
really liked it
I will be the first to admit that romances aren’t my usual forte. I have always found them to be silly and repetitive, but for some reason, this book ...more
Feb 21, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
 
A Superior Death (Anna Pigeon, #2)
3.90
it was amazing
I am so glad that I went back to this series. The first book, Track of the Cat, was very good, but I am beginning to think that I liked this one bette ...more
May 2011
May 09, 2011
 
A Slice of Murder (Pizza Lovers,  #1)
3.60
liked it
First off I always feel duped when a cozy writer writes multiple series with different names. I can understand when you change genre you might want to ...more
Jun 18, 2010
Jun 17, 2010
 
The Abandoned (Graveyard Queen #0.5)
3.57
liked it
Let us just say that it is a good thing I had read book number two - or is it book number one if you do not count the prequel, I always get confused w ...more
Nov 2011
Nov 25, 2011
 
Rage Against the Dying (Brigid Quinn, #1)
3.73
it was ok
Unfortunately, I only made it to page 105 before I completely gave up on this book. For me, the writing came across as superficial and lacking. The ma ...more
Jun 15, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
 
Sick of Shadows (Edwardian Murder Mysteries, #3)
3.62
liked it
It never ceases to amaze me how I can love one series from a writer but not connect with other books that are written by the same person. For instance ...more
Dec 04, 2012
Nov 28, 2012
 
Clawback (Ali Reynolds, #11)
4.01
liked it
Well, at least she seems to do a bit of research for the main topic of her book, other than that, they tend to be on the superficial side.

Bob and Edi
...more
Jul 06, 2016
Jun 26, 2016
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