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The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.94
liked it
I'll admit...I read this book because I got all the e-mails telling me NOT to read this book! As a dark fantasy story, it was not bad...a little too d ...more
Nov 24, 2008
Nov 24, 2008
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.97
really liked it
**spoiler alert** My brother recently read this book and recommended it to me. Fahrenheit 451 was originally published in 1953. There are several time ...more
May 2008
Jun 03, 2008
 
The Red Church (Sheriff Frank Littlefield, #1)
3.45
it was ok
Meh. I kept waiting for it to end. I love fantasy, sci-fi, and some supernatural stuff, but this one didn't do it for me. I did not realize when readi ...more
not set
Jul 01, 2012
 
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
3.61
really liked it
A great book depicting the sometimes harsh tribal life of Africans during the early years of British colonialism. I enjoyed reading the author's depic ...more
Jan 18, 2009
Jan 18, 2009
 
Orange Is the New Black
3.70
really liked it
This was an insightful book written from a unique perspective. Although themes such as recidivism, lack of rehabilitation, and other problems with the ...more
not set
May 07, 2010
 
The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death: Reflections on Revenge, Germophobia, and Laser Hair Removal
3.86
really liked it
Like another reviewer, I got this as a free Kindle download. I was pleasantly surprised - this was really funny and had me laughing out loud and readi ...more
Jun 25, 2009
Jun 27, 2009
 
The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1)
3.84
really liked it
I agree with some other reviewers - I recognized that this was not a Harry Potter book and moved on. Given that, I was able to engage in a new set of ...more
not set
May 03, 2009
 
Claws
3.24
liked it
Okay plot - I have to agree with other reviewers
that the characters were rather shallow. The
story seemed to move too quickly - almost at the
pace of
...more
not set
Jun 20, 2009
 
Blind Descent (Anna Pigeon, #6)
4.06
it was amazing
One of my favorite Anna Pigeon books! The cave scenes were riveting - they touched on the primal fears of darkness and tight spaces! Good read!
not set
Jun 29, 2014
 
Down the Mysterly River
3.73
liked it
Interesting book. I actually liked it until the end...it was rather anticlimactic. With a better ending, I would have given it 4 stars.
Dec 2008
Jan 03, 2009
 
The Charlemagne Pursuit (Cotton Malone, #4)
3.88
liked it
I like Cotton Malone, but this was not my favorite story. A bit too choppy for me and I didn't like the very end.
Jan 10, 2009
Jan 10, 2009
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.84
really liked it
Much, much better than the Twilight series - it had a few issues, but overall a great read.
Jun 18, 2009
Jun 20, 2009
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
4.21
really liked it
A great ending to an engaging trilogy...I was almost sad when the story ended...
not set
Jul 20, 2010
 
Killing Floor (Jack Reacher, #1)
4.04
liked it
Although some of the plot was completely implausible, I found myself enjoying this book. I got this as a free e-book, but will probably end up reading ...more
May 18, 2010
May 07, 2010
 
Shutter Island
4.08
really liked it
Interesting...still not sure what happened at the end!
not set
Mar 27, 2010
 
Gone Girl
4.03
liked it
Messed up!
not set
Jul 24, 2014
 
I, Robot (Robot #0.1)
4.17
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I always try to read the book to compare to the movie. The book (written in 1950, I believe) was totally different. The only points ...more
not set
May 23, 2008
 
Dracula
3.98
really liked it
Didn't actually read this edition of the book, but it was Dracula all the same.

This was a great story...you can see its influence in so many books an
...more
Jun 25, 2008
Jun 11, 2008
 
Spin (Spin, #1)
4.01
liked it
I am not a huge sci-fi fan...I am much more of a fantasy reader. Got this as a free download on my Kindle through Amazon and Tor, so I thought, "what ...more
Jul 29, 2008
Jul 23, 2008
 
Autumn (Autumn, #1)
3.66
really liked it
Got this as a free e-book download. I liked this one. The zombies aren't all about eating flesh...they act in a more instinctive way, but are still da ...more
not set
Jun 06, 2008
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
really liked it
Okay...got this book on a recommendation from a friend who is a fellow Harry Potter fan. I really liked this book and read it in three days - kept wan ...more
not set
Feb 05, 2008
 
Red Seas Under Red Skies (Gentleman Bastard, #2)
4.24
really liked it
Good follow-up to the first book, The Lies of Locke Lamora. The plot got a bit convoluted at times, but overall I liked the storyline. I ended up stay ...more
not set
May 11, 2008
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.70
it was ok
I wanted to like this book, but there were too many problems with it. Too "happily ever after". I will not go on about the many plot problems...other ...more
not set
Aug 13, 2008
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.52
liked it
**spoiler alert** I did not like this one as much as the first, but I will keep reading until the end of the series. Not the most intellectual of read ...more
Jun 23, 2008
Jun 23, 2008
 
Out of the Deep I Cry (Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries, #3)
4.14
really liked it
Okay...I'm totally hooked on this series and can't wait to read the next one! The tension between the two main characters is getting more intense, the ...more
not set
Jul 23, 2008
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.23
really liked it
I liked this series. It was recommended to me because of my love for the Harry Potter series. So was Twilight, which I did not care for; this book was ...more
Sep 2009
Jun 25, 2008
 
Post Office
4.00
it was ok
I really disliked this book. I am no prude, and do not mind vulgarity in a good book - but in this book it was gratuitous. This book really did not ha ...more
Jul 08, 2009
Feb 05, 2008
 
Abducted to Oz
2.00
it was ok
Had a few good parts, but I did not care for the story - too disjointed. It was a free e-book through feedbooks.com, so I can't complain too much, but ...more
not set
Jun 11, 2008
 
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
4.54
really liked it
Took me forever to get through this one, but it was great! He does kill off some of my favorite characters, but also took other characters to places I ...more
Jun 06, 2009
Aug 28, 2007
 
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
3.69
liked it
Not my favorite in the series, but still a good read. I am off to read the very controversial 4th and final book in the series...am trying to stay awa ...more
Aug 12, 2008
Aug 05, 2008
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