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He's Just Not That Into You
3.66
really liked it
While I don't necessarily agree with everything in the book, I get what the author is saying.

This slim, one hundred sixty-five page volume of humor, h
...more
Dec 2004
Jul 20, 2010
 
Come Lie with Me
3.61
it was amazing
Good, good, good book! This is the kind of book that makes me want to find a wounded man and make him whole. Ok, I REALLY didn't just type that did I? ...more
May 29, 2002
Jul 14, 2010
 
Crazy Rich Asians
3.73
really liked it
I love it. I hate it. I couldn't stop reading when I got a chance to pick it up. Kwan writes well. I will give him that. I think the biggest issue I h ...more
Jan 25, 2018
Jun 19, 2017
 
Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #19)
3.83
liked it
First, LKH has lost me with the Anita Blake series. Like others, I read the books because it's like a train wreck. I just cannot look away. Second, I ...more
Jul 16, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Black Magic Woman (Quincey Morris, #1)
3.45
did not like it
I was a little annoyed with the "Texan" accent in the first few pages. Then the "podner" affectation was like nails on a chalk board. Followed by the ...more
not set
Oct 10, 2010
 
The Ritual Bath (Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus, #1)
3.94
really liked it
Good read! Only problem I had was all the Hebrew words. Would have liked a glossary instead of having to search Google or Wikipedia via my Nook app. F ...more
Jun 19, 2011
Aug 24, 2010
 
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
4.09
it was amazing
Excellent book. Until now, I had never heard of Caitlin Doughty or her website. I'd never thought much about the rituals of after-death. Personally, I ...more
Jul 03, 2014
Jul 03, 2014
 
In the Face of Jinn
3.28
it was ok
Meh. Convoluted. Confusing. Oddly slow and rushed at the same time. The brutality is harsh; but probably accurate. Biggest failing of the book, in my ...more
Feb 18, 2012
Aug 23, 2011
 
The Mating  (Law of the Lycans, #1)
4.02
it was ok
Meh. It's ok. Don't like that the formatting is all screwed up and makes you think the book is 898 pages. Wouldn't read the next book...even though it ...more
Jul 08, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
A Very Merry Christmas: WITH Do You Hear What I Hear AND Bah Humbug, Ba (Twins' Bad Boys)
3.82
liked it
Read for Lori Foster's short story. Totally cracked up through the entire thing. Typical Lori Foster.
Jun 12, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
 
Anything That Moves: Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture
3.44
liked it
This book was a weird combination of boring, fascinating, and disgusting. Rather than one cohesive line of thought, this book is set up more like essa ...more
Mar 16, 2014
Nov 18, 2013
 
Ex Machina, Vol. 10: Term Limits (Ex Machina, #10)
3.95
liked it
Gah! I cannot believe the ending. ARGH! Clearly, I was hoping for a slightly better (read: happier. Not that I was expecting unicorns and rainbows) en ...more
Mar 2013
Mar 04, 2013
 
Breathless
3.46
it was ok
Not even close to as good as classic Koontz, barely as interesting as Life Expectancy. The last four chapters totally jump the shark; and my mediocre ...more
Sep 02, 2010
Aug 29, 2010
 
Blood Ties (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit, #12)
4.18
liked it
3 of 3. Better than Blood Dreams. About the same level as Blood Sins. However, I'm putting paid to this series. The ending puts the whole kibosh on th ...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 17, 2010
 
Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #1)
4.12
liked it
This reads like a cross between Harry Dresden, Rachel Morgan, and a tamer version of Elena from Women of the Otherworld novels. There is a crap ton an ...more
Sep 21, 2013
Apr 18, 2011
 
The Seasons Series - Part 2 (The Seasons Series Box Set)
4.16
liked it
Spring's Fury: Picked this up via a "Name that Book" request on LT. I've never read Domning before. She reads like Devereaux or Lindsey. This is proba ...more
Apr 13, 2014
Dec 06, 2014
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.20
it was amazing
Excellent, excellent, excellent! I was afraid, at first, that I would cry my entire way through the book. I'd barely hit page 7 before I was gulping b ...more
Aug 17, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Innocence
3.69
it was ok
I continue to be amazed and disappointed in Koontz's newest books. Like Breathless, this book is lyrical and crammed with philosophy and theology. Als ...more
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 08, 2014
 
This Dark Road to Mercy
3.74
liked it
While this was an engaging novel while I read it, I doubt it will stay with me in the long run. Cash's characters range from cardboard-like mock ups t ...more
Mar 11, 2014
Mar 05, 2014
 
Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine
4.06
it was amazing
Excellent book. Though I listened to this, the reader clearly expressed Offit's scathing dislike of alternative "medicine." The one thing I didn't lik ...more
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 13, 2016
 
Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1)
4.31
really liked it
TOTALLY perfect for the geeky, the lover of pop culture, or the gamer. I spent most of yesterday evening cheering, laughing, and biting my nails.

There
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Jun 13, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
Life
3.85
liked it
I won't finish this for a few more days, but I know what my review will be...

I like this and I hate this. First, the liked parts:
* Richards is unapolo
...more
Jan 31, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
 
Great North Road
4.06
really liked it
First, this isn't my genre. I like space operas; but I am not a die hard science fiction fan. I'm definitely not a fan of epic SF sagas. Having said t ...more
Dec 28, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
 
In Cold Pursuit: A Mystery from the Last Continent (Valena Walker, #1)
3.49
did not like it
Wah wah. Wah wah wah wah. I didn't make it far; but several things annoyed me immediately. Valena on one page doesn't want to seem TOO interested in m ...more
not set
Nov 09, 2011
 
One Shot (Jack Reacher, #9)
4.20
liked it
For having never read a Jack Reacher novel, I didn't feel lost or confused while reading this. I can't say I'm interested in knowing more about Jack, ...more
Sep 15, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
 
The Woman in Cabin 10
3.67
liked it
Awful shades of Girl on the Train until page 218. Then it's much faster with a lot less alcohol. Although, overall, Lo seems TSTL most of the time.
Feb 15, 2017
Feb 10, 2017
 
Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian
3.00
liked it
Single sentence summary from the preface: "This book focuses primarily on the impact of information technologies on how librarians practice librarians ...more
Dec 11, 2015
Dec 10, 2015
 
George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution
3.78
liked it
A good introduction into a small but very significant slice of the American Revolution: the Culper spy ring. I am seeing a lot of reviews that ridicul ...more
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 21, 2014
 
Blasphemy: A Novel
3.68
it was ok
Wyman Ford returns. Having left the monastery from Tyrannosaur Canyon, Wyman is now a PI. Wyman makes for an interesting character; but the story is j ...more
Jan 12, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
 
Saga, Vol. 2 (Saga, #2)
4.56
liked it
Vaughan has a way with the absurd, epic, and vulgar. This 2nd volume is actually better than the first in a few ways: you get a little more background ...more
Jan 31, 2014
Feb 09, 2013
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