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Wings of Wrath (The Magister Trilogy, #2)
3.93
it was ok
good plot but, oh, my God! The editing really needed work - numerous errors, places where words were either left out entirely or both choices were inc ...more
Feb 18, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
 
Cartamandua Legacy (Lighthouse, #1-2)
4.51
it was amazing
Terrific fantasy with really well-developed world building. Lots of political and religious intrigue. Marvelous characters - none of whom are 'perfect ...more
Aug 23, 2010
Aug 16, 2010
 
Swallowing Darkness (Merry Gentry, #7)
4.13
liked it
Quite possibly the end of the series - not a big loss but I'll miss the guys who are actually more developed characters than the heroine. Meredith Gen ...more
not set
Feb 10, 2009
 
The Warded Man (Demon Cycle, #1)
4.27
it was ok
Interesting premise; execution was somewhat lacking. Doubt very much I'll pick up the next in the series. Main characters were sympathetic but the dia ...more
Mar 21, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
 
Dune (Dune Chronicles #1)
4.19
it was ok
Hardest thing I ever had to get through. I probably only finished this because I'd borrowed it from a friend and didn't want to tell her I couldn't do ...more
Nov 1981
Feb 26, 2009
 
The Somnambulist (Domino Men #1)
3.22
it was ok
pretty strange book; was a little difficult to follow in places and I must say, I wasn't particularly fond of any of the characters.
Dec 2008
Feb 06, 2009
 
The Foundation Trilogy (Foundation, #1-3)
4.39
liked it
A classic - this was the first book I got from the SFBC and it was, basically, the first 'hard' science-fiction I ever read.
Aug 20, 1979
May 23, 2009
 
Betsy the Vampire Queen (Undead, #1-4)
4.27
really liked it
Really enjoyed this - a totally kick-ass series and a lot more fun than either the Stackhouse or Anita Blake things
Sep 2008
Feb 26, 2009
 
The Brief History of the Dead
3.67
really liked it
Very interesting premise - when you die you go someplace else to 'live' as long as there's somebody here who remembers you
Oct 2009
Oct 01, 2009
 
The Wild Swans
3.65
liked it
Interesting - book swings back and forth between modern day AIDS patients and colonial period 'Swan Princes'
Aug 2006
Feb 26, 2009
 
A Kiss of Shadows (Merry Gentry, #1)
4.01
liked it
More sex than mystery but still a fairly interesting read and the guys are HOT.
not set
Feb 10, 2009
 
Gentlemen of the Road
3.42
liked it
More fun than Yiddish Policemen; shorter and easier than Kavalier & Clay
Jan 2008
Feb 26, 2009
 
Wraeththu (Wraeththu #1-3)
3.94
it was ok
Supposed to be a 'classic' but I just couldn't get into it.
not set
Feb 11, 2009
 
Betsy: Bride of the Vampire (Undead, #4.5, 5, 6, 7)
4.25
really liked it
Loving it - really fun series
Jan 2009
Feb 26, 2009
 
Skin Trade (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #17)
3.90
liked it
Not her best, but certainly not the worst. At least, in this one, the sex takes second (or maybe even third) place to the mystery/vampire hunt and not ...more
Jun 07, 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
Passage (The Sharing Knife, #3)
3.88
really liked it
Really good reading - very different from the Vorkosigan series but definitely interesting world-building
Sep 2007
Feb 05, 2009
 
A Civil Campaign (Vorkosigan Saga, #12)
4.43
really liked it
This, like most of the Vorkosigan series, is a fun light read. No heavy slogging here.
Jan 2009
Jan 10, 2009
 
The Unscratchables
3.57
liked it
I suppose it should be classified as 'science-fiction' or fantasy but it reads like one of those Dashell Hammet mysteries with political satire along ...more
Aug 15, 2009
Aug 06, 2009
 
Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #1)
4.02
really liked it
Interesting take on the vampire mythology
not set
Jan 10, 2009
 
The Soul Mirror (Collegia Magica, #2)
4.12
it was amazing
Great follow-up to The Spirit Lens. Terrific characters - I LOVE Portier and Ilario! Possibly two of the best characters in fantasy lately. Ilario is ...more
Apr 02, 2017
May 11, 2010
 
Strange Brew
3.84
it was ok
Really liked the Elrod, Butcher stories. Not really that interested in most of the others.
Jul 10, 2009
May 23, 2009
 
The Shadow Queen (The Black Jewels, #7)
4.29
really liked it
I have to read this. Absolutely loved the others in the series. Marvelous world-building
not set
Jan 12, 2009
 
Under a Velvet Cloak (Incarnations of Immortality, #8)
3.57
None
not set
May 30, 2009
 
Cetaganda (Vorkosigan Saga, #9)
4.16
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 10, 2009
 
Shards of Honour  (Vorkosigan Saga, #1)
4.13
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 10, 2009
 
Barrayar (Vorkosigan Saga, #7)
4.31
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 10, 2009
 
Beguilement (The Sharing Knife, #1)
3.72
liked it
None
not set
Jan 10, 2009
 
Falling Free (Vorkosigan Saga, #4)
3.82
liked it
None
not set
Jan 10, 2009
 
Ethan of Athos (Vorkosigan Saga, #3)
3.74
liked it
None
not set
Jan 10, 2009
 
Legacy (The Sharing Knife, #2)
3.78
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 10, 2009
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