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liked it
I've never really understood the appeal of super-girly books about shopping and men and cattiness, so I wasn't hugely impressed by this book. It's fun ...more
May 10, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
Jonathan's Cross (The 1929 Series, #1)
really liked it
This is a good book, but a long read... and the ending is completely unsatisfying. I realize it's part of a series, but it would have been nice if it ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Apr 08, 2012
The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, #2)
really liked it
Not as good as the first book, but still a solid story with a huge amount of action and some great character development. I look forward to reading th ...more
Oct 20, 2014
Oct 08, 2014
My Nest Isn't Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space: The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman
it was amazing
I don't often laugh out loud while reading a book, but I listened to this audiobook at work and by the end of the day I was exhausted from spending al ...more
Jun 24, 2015
Jun 23, 2015
The Vendetta Defense (Rosato & Associates, #6)
liked it
This was not one of my favorite Lisa Scottoline books. I really enjoyed a couple of the new characters, but the plot was weaker than usual until the l ...more
Jan 16, 2015
Dec 24, 2014
Michael Jackson: The Magic, The Madness, The Whole Story, 1958-2009
it was amazing
This is easily among the greatest, most informative, most engaging biographies I've ever read. Actually, it's probably among the greatest books in gen ...more
Nov 24, 2012
Nov 04, 2012
did not like it
I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.

I think, for starters, I just couldn't be interested in the plot. That isn't the author's faul
Dec 24, 2017
Oct 17, 2017
Hamilton: The Revolution
it was amazing
Considering the fact that most people haven't had the chance to see this show, I would definitely call this book the next best thing. It contains the ...more
Jan 02, 2017
Dec 31, 2016
Shadow Man
really liked it
I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.

Crime thrillers have always been among my favorites, and this one was a solid addition to the
Sep 2017
Jun 08, 2017
The Probability of Miracles
it was amazing
At first I was a little turned off by the apparent lack of research that went into this book regarding the state of Maine. I'm from Maine originally, ...more
Jan 27, 2016
Jan 23, 2016
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
did not like it
I really like David Sedaris, but I absolutely HATED this book. I know it's supposed to be funny, and its intent is to give human emotion to animals in ...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
Night Class: A Downtown Memoir
did not like it
I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.

I've always been fascinated by the story of Michael Alig, and the "club kid" culture, even tho
Nov 03, 2017
Jul 13, 2017
After Anna
it was amazing
Lisa Scottoline never disappoints, and this is one of her better books in my opinion. My only complaint is that the ending felt a tiny bit rushed, but ...more
May 08, 2018
Jan 27, 2018
The Marvelous Mind of Caleb
it was ok
I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.

Although I think this did a good job of describing Caleb's mind and personality, which I guess
Apr 15, 2018
Jan 25, 2018
Rise of the Governor (The Walking Dead #1)
liked it
Without the scenes of graphic rape, this would have been a much more enjoyable book. I realize The Walking Dead isn't about puppies and sunshine, but ...more
Nov 21, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
Shadow's Edge (Night Angel, #2)
it was amazing
Overall I didn't enjoy this book as much as I did The Way of Shadows, but I had to rate it five stars for the Logan arc. He has become my favorite cha ...more
Jan 24, 2017
Jan 14, 2017
One Perfect Lie
it was amazing
Very few things make me happier than a new book from Lisa Scottoline. Her work is pure escapism at its finest, and I'm so glad I accidentally stumbled ...more
Apr 24, 2017
Apr 16, 2017
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
it was amazing
This was one of my favorite books as a child, but I had never gotten around to rereading it as an adult. I just did, and I'm really glad. I had heard ...more
Apr 13, 2013
Jul 24, 2011
The Help
it was amazing
This book is probably not for everyone. It's a bit more daunting than it appears at first glance, because the dialect is at times a little much. But i ...more
Jan 05, 2012
Dec 22, 2011
The Girl Before
it was amazing
This book is a heartbreaking portrayal of human trafficking and the long-term effects it has on its victims. I definitely ran the gamut of emotions wh ...more
Jun 09, 2017
Jun 06, 2017
Peter and the Starcatchers (Peter and the Starcatchers, #1)
liked it
I am definitely going to read the rest of this series at some point, but I found this book a bit tedious in the second half. It gets a bit overly desc ...more
Nov 12, 2015
Oct 09, 2015
Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3)
liked it
For the most part, I'm glad to be done reading this series. I just don't see what all the hoopla is about, except that maybe people's perverted side g ...more
Jul 15, 2012
Jul 11, 2012
really liked it
My only problem with this book was that it fell apart a little toward the end- seemed like maybe it was rushed. Beyond that, though, I loved it and wi ...more
Dec 09, 2014
Nov 22, 2014
The Shimmer
it was ok
I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.

I really wanted to enjoy this. The concept reminded me a bit of Stephen King's 11/22/63, which
May 22, 2018
Feb 27, 2018
King Dork (King Dork, #1)
did not like it
I went into this book being very excited about it, because I love all things nerdy. Unfortunately, this is nothing more than the author's self-absorbe ...more
Jun 14, 2014
Jun 07, 2014
The Walking Tour
did not like it
I promised myself I was going to get through this even though I hated it from the very beginning, but I just could not do it. 60 pages in, I couldn't ...more
Jul 27, 2016
Jul 25, 2016
The Raw Shark Texts
did not like it
The first 25 pages or so of this were amazing. I loved the concept, and the writing was great. Then it just completely fell apart and stopped making a ...more
Mar 31, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
Blood of My Blood (Jasper Dent, #3)
it was amazing
This is easily one of the best YA trilogies I've ever read, and this final book is absolute perfection. Well, with one very small exception- from time ...more
Aug 28, 2015
Aug 24, 2015
The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place
did not like it
I just couldn't do it. What I did manage to read came off like a slightly more sophisticated retelling of A Series of Unfortunate Events. I didn't car ...more
Apr 11, 2017
Apr 10, 2017
it was ok
I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.

Although I enjoyed the title character and the other main character, Tom, I didn't find there
Apr 03, 2018
Jan 25, 2018
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