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The Continent (The Continent, #1)
3.09
did not like it
My first hint should have been the fact this is a Harlequin Teen novel. Romance novels make me roll my eyes too much but a YA romance makes me roll th ...more
Oct 23, 2016
Oct 22, 2016
 
The City of Mirrors (The Passage, #3)
4.20
it was amazing
The last in an incredible trilogy, The City of Mirrors reads like the complex and beautifully written novel that it is—only it is about a mutant virus ...more
Apr 11, 2016
Mar 17, 2016
 
The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee
3.38
it was amazing
In 1961, Harper Lee wrote the iconic To Kill A Mockingbird, a debut novel about the Deep South, racism, and a young girl named Scout. To this day, Moc ...more
May 31, 2014
May 22, 2014
 
The Whites
3.62
it was amazing
While I have never read anything by Richard Price, AKA Harry Brandt for this book, his reputation certainly precedes him and this latest novel, The Wh ...more
Jan 17, 2015
Jan 13, 2015
 
The Shadow Land
3.70
really liked it
Most reviewers pretty much start out their review of Elizabeth Kostova’s newest book, The Shadow Land, by stating how much they loved her debut novel, ...more
Jan 2017
Dec 17, 2016
 
Bloodman
3.74
it was amazing
It's been a long time since I've read a first novel that enthralled and tested me like Robert Pobi's "The Bloodman"; an intriguing, complex thriller t ...more
Mar 18, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
 
Dry Bones (Walt Longmire, #11)
4.22
it was amazing
Eleven years ago, after reading a review in our local paper, I picked up a novel by then-debut author Craig Johnson called The Cold Dish. And I was ho ...more
Apr 2015
Mar 25, 2015
 
Time's Edge (The Chronos Files, #2)
4.06
liked it
When I read Timebound, the first book of The CHRONOS Files trilogy, I was blown away, my socks were knocked off...I loved it. As I read book 2, I didn ...more
Nov 06, 2014
Oct 07, 2014
 
The Highway (A Highway Quartet Novel #2)
3.77
it was ok
I understand that CJ Box is a popular writer, but after reading his latest book, The Highway, I am left with two questions: Does he always people his ...more
Jun 06, 2013
Jun 01, 2013
 
The Dragon’s Legacy (The Dragon's Legacy, #1)
3.67
did not like it
The dust jacket synopsis sounded so interesting: it promised fantasy, dragons, kingdoms, kickass women, exotic creatures, a map, and a war. But in rea ...more
Mar 14, 2017
Feb 26, 2017
 
Blood and Iron (The Book of the Black Earth #1)
3.57
it was ok
Despite the predominately male-centric, violent, testosterone-infused themes and stories, I love fantasy fiction. The magical domains of Patrick Rothf ...more
not set
Jan 27, 2014
 
The Highwayman (Walt Longmire, #11.5)
4.20
it was amazing
Could I tell you how much I love Craig Johnson's series and not have you roll your eyes and shout "We know! We know!"? Doubtful.

Could I tell you that
...more
May 23, 2016
May 20, 2016
 
The Night Bird (Frost Easton, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
The first chapter of The Night Bird opens up this psychological murder mystery thriller with a bang. Two women returning home from a party get stuck o ...more
not set
Jan 08, 2017
 
An Obvious Fact (Walt Longmire #12)
4.21
liked it
This is painful to admit but, as much as I adore Craig Johnson’s Longmire series, this latest book is my least favorite. Other reviewers noticed somet ...more
Sep 15, 2016
Jun 04, 2016
 
Poison's Kiss (Poison's Kiss, #1)
3.68
really liked it
An engrossing story set in the fictitious kingdom of Sundari, Poison’s Kiss takes the compelling myths and folktales of India, arms the main character ...more
Nov 12, 2016
Nov 10, 2016
 
Front Lines (Front Lines, #1)
4.15
really liked it
When I started this book, I expected, per the title, an immediate introduction to the front lines in the war to end all wars, but with women now in th ...more
not set
Jan 06, 2016
 
The Pocket Wife
3.35
really liked it
When Dana Catrell wakes up one evening with a monster hangover and sirens blaring down the street from her house, she is scared. When she realizes her ...more
Nov 15, 2014
Nov 06, 2014
 
An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
4.32
it was amazing
First of all, and I shall repeat myself, this had better not be a standalone novel as the author claims. Second, I devoured this book, unashamedly, st ...more
Feb 20, 2015
Feb 14, 2015
 
Boundary Crossed (Boundary Magic, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
THERE ARE GOOD WITCHES



THERE ARE BAD WITCHES



BUT MY FAVORITE ARE THE KICKASS WITCHES



US Army Sargeant Allison "Lex" Luther was honorably discharged aft
...more
Sep 21, 2015
Apr 17, 2015
 
Morgue
3.79
really liked it
I picked up copy of Morgue: A Life in Death by Dr. Vincent DiMaio on the recommendation of a friend who has a few of his books in her collection of cr ...more
Mar 13, 2016
Mar 10, 2016
 
Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor, #1)
4.33
it was amazing
Who knew a tiny girl-child, covered in grime and stinking of sinister, could be feared, and wanted, by powerful politicians and royalty alike. Who kne ...more
Mar 20, 2017
Jan 26, 2017
 
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
3.87
it was amazing
Understandably, the first few pages of "Prince of Thorns" has enough violence, gore and cruelty to turn away a number of readers. The perverse actions ...more
not set
Jan 10, 2012
 
Bohemian Gospel (Bohemian Gospel #1)
3.67
it was amazing
Raised as an orphan among the sisters of the Tepla Abbey in thirteenth-century Bohemia, the young girl known only as Mouse is regarded as “odd,” perha ...more
Dec 20, 2015
Dec 17, 2015
 
Hope and Red (Empire of Storms, #1)
3.96
really liked it
The book tells the stories of two children, orphaned in separate regions of the country of New Laven, and how they grew up, how they met, and what hap ...more
Apr 05, 2016
Mar 31, 2016
 
The Eternal World
3.74
really liked it
In author Christopher Farnsworth’s world, if a vampire can take a blood oath to protect the president of the United States, then, by God, the Fountain ...more
not set
Apr 20, 2015
 
The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6)
3.98
it was amazing
Many words can be used to describe the works of writer Tana French: complex, riveting, suspenseful, powerful and real. But there is one word that can ...more
Oct 08, 2016
Oct 03, 2016
 
Ochoco Reach
4.41
really liked it
A friend of mine, knowing I am a rabid Craig Johnson fan, gave me a copy of Ochoco Reach. The fact I live in Oregon where the book is set made it that ...more
Mar 2016
Feb 24, 2016
 
Love Is Red (Nightsong Trilogy #1)
3.43
really liked it
Reading the synopsis on the back of Love is Red, the reader is led to believe this is a murder mystery/thriller with a psychopathic serial killer who ...more
Apr 26, 2015
Apr 16, 2015
 
Memory of Water
3.71
it was amazing

Emmi Itaranta’s debut novel, Memory of Water, is a beautifully written cautionary tale about politics, global warming, and a young girl with a dangero
...more
not set
Apr 26, 2014
 
Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island
4.24
really liked it
Regina Calcaterra's powerful memoir, Etched In Sand, begins with her flying over the ravaged neighborhoods of Long Island following the hurricane, Sup ...more
Jun 15, 2013
Jun 07, 2013
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