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On Her Majesty's Secret Service (James Bond, #11)
3.94
it was ok
Let me preface this by saying that I read the James Bond books because of the adventures, not for the "love". Because the "love" in these stories is a ...more
Mar 15, 2009
Jul 29, 2008
 
The Hunt for Atlantis (Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase, #1)
3.89
liked it
The story was fun, but I'm not sure about the characters. Eddie Chase is obnoxious and Nina Wilde can be a bit annoying. (I read the audio book and th ...more
Feb 24, 2010
Feb 15, 2010
 
Dawn of the Dreadfuls (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #0.5)
3.47
it was ok
I thought this book was going to be awesome because Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was awesome, but it was not. P&P&Z didn't change Jane Aust ...more
Sep 02, 2010
Aug 26, 2010
 
The Ruins
3.50
did not like it
I liked the movie, which was why I chose to read the book, however, things seem to drag on and on in the book. I understand this, it goes to the whole ...more
Jan 04, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
 
The Quiet Game
4.18
really liked it
I listened to the book and though it was interesting, the first 2/3 of it moved slow in my opinion. It felt like it took forever to take off, but once ...more
Apr 04, 2012
Apr 14, 2011
 
Excavation
4.02
it was amazing
I think I am going to like this book. It's like it was written just for me. The main character is a Texan archeologist. He wears Wrangler jeans and a ...more
Feb 23, 2011
Dec 17, 2008
 
Black: The Birth of Evil (The Circle, #1)
4.21
did not like it
I found the first half of the book to be interesting, but quickly became bored in the second half. I will not be reading the second or third books in ...more
Dec 30, 2010
Feb 16, 2010
 
David Copperfield
3.96
really liked it
I listened to the audio version of this book. I found some parts to be interesting and others to be just plain boring and still others annoying. In fa ...more
Jan 05, 2011
Dec 27, 2010
 
The Doomsday Key (Sigma Force, #6)
4.16
it was amazing
James Rollins is an excellent author. I am so happy to have found well-written action-adventure novels. They make me laugh, sit on the edge of my seat ...more
Dec 2009
Sep 23, 2009
 
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters
3.26
it was ok
I haven't read the original and I don't know that I will. I'm not impressed with this book. I liked that in Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, the s ...more
Dec 24, 2010
Sep 28, 2009
 
Seven Deadly Wonders (Jack West Jr, #1)
4.08
really liked it
The hero has a mechanical arm because his was burnt off by lava... He willing stuck his arm in lava to save himself and his buddy. Now, that is tough. ...more
Mar 17, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
 
Valhalla Rising (Dirk Pitt, #16)
3.92
liked it
The best line from the book:

He [Admiral Dover] felt for his ear and found it dangling by a shred of flesh. Out of frustration more than pain, he pulle
...more
Nov 2007
Aug 29, 2007
 
Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
Wikipedia says it best with: "Many events in the book are repeatedly described from differing points of view, so the reader learns more about the even ...more
Oct 2007
Aug 29, 2007
 
Dexter in the Dark (Dexter, #3)
3.49
liked it
The best sentence in the book:

She had been spending all hours of the day and night hovering around her damanged boyfriend, Kyle Chutsky, who had lost
...more
Feb 29, 2008
Oct 03, 2007
 
Temple
4.04
liked it
I liked the story. It certainly was an adventure. However, this author loves the word "instant" and all forms of it. He must've used it at least 60 ti ...more
Feb 24, 2009
Jan 06, 2009
 
Ice Station (Shane Schofield, #1)
4.10
liked it
The story was good, the writing not so much. Reilly over explains everything and is redundant. He also has a few key words and phrases that you uses c ...more
Sep 18, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
 
Hearts in Atlantis
3.80
it was amazing
You don't have to read William Goldings Lord of the Flies before reading this book, but I highly recommend it. I think you'll get more out of the book ...more
Aug 06, 2008
Jul 23, 2008
 
Altar of Eden
4.01
it was amazing
I adore James Rollins. He is my most favorite author. I would read anything written by him. I absolutely loved the story, but I think the ending didn' ...more
Apr 20, 2010
Sep 23, 2009
 
Casino Royale (James Bond, #1)
3.73
it was ok
Pretty good. Not as action-packed as I had hoped. Bond is pretty chauvinistic in this one--more so than I would have thought. Still, if you're going t ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 29, 2007
 
The Spy Who Loved Me (James Bond, #10)
3.39
liked it
I love the action and adventures in James Bond books. However, I am not impressed by how Ian Fleming portrayed the women in these books. The sad part ...more
Jan 15, 2009
Jul 29, 2008
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.24
it was amazing
I'm not one for romance novels or chick lit, but there is something about this book that I really like. And it's not that it's Jane Austen. Other Aust ...more
Feb 02, 2011
Aug 29, 2007
 
Live and Let Die (James Bond, #2)
3.62
it was ok
I listened to this as an audio book. The guy that read it was fantastic. When the action picked up, his read faster and more excitedly--precisely how ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 29, 2007
 
Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1)
3.89
really liked it
This book is like a train wreck--you don't want to look, but you can't help yourself. It's dementedly entertaining.
Sep 2007
Aug 31, 2007
 
Area 7 (Shane Schofield, #2)
4.08
liked it
The writing isn't the greatest, but the story is fun. This book is for entertainment purposes only.
Apr 15, 2010
Jan 08, 2009
 
Dearly Devoted Dexter (Dexter, #2)
3.84
it was amazing
Of all 3 books in the series, this one by far is the best. It has the best story.
Sep 2007
Sep 17, 2007
 
The Six Sacred Stones (Jack West Jr, #2)
4.16
really liked it
Best quotes:
"His left arm glinted in the morning sun."
Mar 27, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
 
Jaws
3.96
it was ok
The movie was better.
May 28, 2010
Jan 24, 2010
 
Life of Pi
3.88
it was amazing
None
Aug 02, 2011
May 24, 2011
 
The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next, #3)
4.09
it was amazing
None
Sep 29, 2013
Sep 04, 2007
 
Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2)
4.14
it was amazing
None
Jul 30, 2013
Sep 04, 2007
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