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The Storm (NUMA Files, #10)
really liked it
A creative science fiction novel in the Numa Files series. A fast read, exciting, good-guy-wins novel. Cussler is always a treat to read!
Jul 10, 2012
Jul 10, 2012
Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3)
really liked it
Book three of this trilogy was the best since many of the problems of the two main characters were resolved. It had a "happily ever after" ending whic ...more
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
liked it
I usually like Crichton, but this book was a little too far-fetched for me. It had a lot of interesting scientific facts about the micro-world of inse ...more
May 05, 2013
May 09, 2013
Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2)
really liked it
This book was at least better than book one. Finally a story to follow. What I liked the best was seeing the change in Christian's character and the s ...more
May 28, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
Innocent Blood (The Order of the Sanguines, #2)
really liked it
Second book in Rollins's newest series - a good read, a little complicated, but keeps you interested. This time the special trio is searching for the ...more
Feb 2015
Feb 02, 2015
Floating Island
liked it
Written in 1930. I love comparing what children had to read then opposed to now. So much change in characters and attitudes. I trudged through this bo ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1)
really liked it
This was my first book by Diana Wynne Jones. It was difficult to follow in parts, but overall, I enjoyed the story and the characters. The magical tou ...more
Jul 15, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
Autumn Story
really liked it
This is the first book I've read by this author. Her illustrations are amazing and definitely add to the story. A family of mice are preparing for win ...more
Oct 12, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
The Children of Green Knowe (Green Knowe, #1)
really liked it
This is a new children series for me. I liked the characters and the retelling of tales in a castle that took place long ago. This is an English autho ...more
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 07, 2011
Clever Jack Takes the Cake
it was amazing
What would you bring to the birthday party of a princess if you had no money? This is a delightful story about Jack and what he does bring in this cir ...more
Feb 24, 2013
Feb 24, 2013
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
liked it
This was something I had been wanting to read for a while now. It is not the normal genre I'm attracted to, but I was intrigued with the plot, charact ...more
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 02, 2013
The Kraken Project (Wyman Ford, #4)
really liked it
This was a very imaginative book by Douglas Preston. What seemed like science fiction when dealing with artificial intelligence in computer programs m ...more
Jun 06, 2014
Jun 27, 2014
Headache (Bellyache, #2)
it was amazing
Crystal's sequel to Bellyache is another great book for children and adults. When the evil Goaltan attacks all the sweet shops in town, who wouldn't t ...more
Jun 04, 2012
Jul 05, 2012
The Bone Labyrinth (Sigma Force, #11)
it was amazing
Perfect way to start the year with one of Rollins exciting books in the Sigma Force series. I love how actual scientific knowledge is tied in with the ...more
Jan 04, 2016
Jan 05, 2016
The Lost Island (Gideon Crew, #3)
really liked it
I can never go wrong with one of Preston/Child's books. Their stories and characters are always inventive and exciting. Gideon is searching this time ...more
Nov 06, 2014
Nov 06, 2014
Dark Witch (The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, #1)
really liked it
Robert's novels are always creative and fun to read. Even though fantasy isn't my most common read, I gave this one a try. The story was unique with I ...more
Nov 11, 2013
Nov 11, 2013
Shadow Spell (The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, #2)
liked it
really about 3.5. This was the second book in the trilogy, a little slower than the first and plot followed along pretty much the same. Still searchin ...more
Apr 05, 2014
Apr 06, 2014
The Blood Gospel (The Order of the Sanguines, #1)
really liked it
This was a little different kind of book for Rollins, but still exciting and worth reading this first book in his new series. It begins with an archae ...more
Jan 29, 2015
Jan 30, 2015
Time of Departure
really liked it
Scholfield is a new author for me. He writes a good story, good enough that I dreamed about it the night I stayed up until late to finish it! Prosecut ...more
Dec 16, 2015
Dec 17, 2015
Blood Infernal (The Order of the Sanguines, #3)
really liked it
This was a great finish to the trilogy of the Sanguines Series. I do not frequent fantasy books too often, but loving James Rollins I delved into this ...more
Feb 26, 2015
Mar 05, 2015
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
really liked it
My first Gaiman book and it took me away to another world. As an adult I've thought about how magical my childhood was and whether much of it was real ...more
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
The Three (The Three, #1)
liked it
(maybe a 3.5 because of the presentation) I thought this would be more like a mystery/suspense type thriller book, but it turned out to be more fantas ...more
Mar 07, 2015
Mar 14, 2015
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, #1)
it was amazing
What a fun, enticing, and surprising little book by Robin Sloan. I picked this book up because I was told it was about bookstores, history, computers, ...more
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
it was amazing
What a wonderful book this is - very different, original, creative and one not to miss. It's really two stories in one: The story of Allan and his esc ...more
Dec 31, 2013
Jan 01, 2014
really liked it
It has been a while since I've read one of Dean Koontz's novels. I think he is a superb writer, INNOCENCE again proving the point. His language is bey ...more
Feb 05, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
The Magicians (The Magicians #1)
really liked it
This was the first of a fantasy trilogy by Grossman that I've had on my shelf for a while. I'm not much into this genre, but had heard good things abo ...more
Apr 13, 2016
Apr 17, 2016
The Worst Breakfast
really liked it
What's your worst breakfast? The narrator, a sister or mother, explains to another child what she remembers as her worst breakfast. The story gets wor ...more
Aug 17, 2016
Oct 05, 2016
The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1)
really liked it
This was my first Rick Riordan book chosen by my GR children's fiction book group. Great story and a fun read. I'd forgotten how I used to love readin ...more
Dec 14, 2014
Dec 14, 2014
The Forgotten Room (Jeremy Logan #4)
really liked it
I love all of Lincoln Child's books. This one deals with a "think tank" and a main character, Jeremy Logan, who works with the supernatural and can "f ...more
Jun 04, 2015
Jun 06, 2015
Fablehaven (Fablehaven, #1)
really liked it
This book was recommended to me over ten years ago by a parent at my school. I finally pulled it off my shelf because I thought maybe my grandsons wou ...more
Jul 10, 2017
Jul 16, 2017
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