cover title author rating rating my rating review Down arrow read added
 
The Cutting Season
3.49
liked it
Imagine you were just beginning a game of Clue and I said to you “Hey, it was either Mr. Green with Revolver in the Library, or Miss Scarlett with th ...more
not set
Sep 27, 2012
 
A Beautiful Place to Die (Detective Emmanuel Cooper, #1)
3.88
it was amazing
If you love police procedurals get on this series right now! The author is only three books in and they are absolutely fantastic.

I love a great myst
...more
not set
Sep 15, 2012
 
Telegraph Avenue
3.36
liked it
I thought I should start with my bias first, so you can understand where I am coming from.

A great novel should not be a chore to read.

The first 30%
...more
not set
Sep 11, 2012
 
Plastic Ocean: How a Sea Captain's Chance Discovery Launched a Determined Quest to Save the Oce ans
3.92
really liked it
You can argue about the environment, whether the crisis is manmade or natural, and what we should do about it until you are blue in the face. The prob ...more
not set
May 21, 2012
 
Between You and Me
2.92
it was amazing
I love to read books that initially come across as light material, a summer read so to speak, but by the end I find it has changed my way of looking a ...more
not set
Apr 28, 2012
 
The Lovers (Charlie Parker, #8)
4.14
it was amazing
How can you tell a great writer? When he can basically present in book eight of a series 400 plus pages of back story and keep it thrilling.

The top a
...more
not set
Aug 27, 2012
 
Unwanted (Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht, #1)
3.80
really liked it
How quickly do we think we have someone all figured out? How does this deduction affect our behavior? What are we missing from life based on these qui ...more
not set
Feb 22, 2012
 
Dark Hollow (Charlie Parker, #2)
4.17
liked it
I have begun working though the entire backlist of John Connolly. I read book 11 of the series and absolutely loved it. Book one was a rambling mess ...more
not set
Feb 15, 2012
 
Stolen Prey (Lucas Davenport, #22)
4.17
really liked it
Even for John Sandford and the entire Prey series, this book was violent. People are killed in long torturous ways, and by people I mean families. The ...more
not set
Sep 30, 2012
 
The Most Dangerous Thing
3.27
really liked it
Getting up from your mistakes and trying to live well today; to try again.


I struggled with this book; not because it was bad, but rather it is a brea
...more
not set
May 25, 2012
 
The Columbus Affair
3.75
it was amazing
This is a very good book, fast moving and the action never stops. Although, putting my prejudice of loving everything Steve writes aside, he weaves a ...more
not set
Aug 27, 2012
 
Every Dead Thing (Charlie Parker, #1)
4.01
liked it
A good writer will improve with each successive book, and that is the case with John Connolly’s debut novel. I am glad I read book 11 first, otherwise ...more
not set
Jan 17, 2012
 
Millicent Marie Is Not My Name
4.25
it was amazing
Millicent Marie Is Not My Name is the story of a 6th grade girl who feels like she is good at nothing and worst at everything.

The story opens with Mil
...more
not set
Aug 27, 2012
 
1Q84
3.89
really liked it
This doorstop of a book could actually be used as a weapon; at 925 densely written pages it is that big. I will say from the start it is the reason I ...more
not set
Jan 28, 2012
 
Last Will
3.60
it was amazing
Waiting for these books to be translated is sheer torture, it almost makes me want to give a try at learning Swedish.


All the excitement of the cutthr
...more
not set
Apr 14, 2012
 
The Litigators
3.77
really liked it
Sometimes when I read Grisham I get a serious legal drama really tearing into some piece of the law. It makes me reconsider some of my preconceived no ...more
not set
Feb 22, 2012
 
Lost in Shangri-la: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
3.82
it was amazing
I am a sucker for WWII stories and I have been dying to read this book every since I saw the title pop up on my kindle. The book isn't just about the ...more
not set
May 14, 2012
 
Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women's Literary Society
3.56
it was amazing
I’ve read a few disappointing books lately and was a bit worried about this title, but no need to worry after all….I LOVED IT!!! Get this book and re ...more
Sep 2012
Sep 01, 2012
 
The Secret Keeper
4.13
it was amazing
When I started this book I was sure that I knew who the title was about, but as I read I realized that I was wrong. The beginning made me think that ...more
Dec 08, 2012
Dec 06, 2012
 
Gossip
3.25
really liked it
Loviah French is stuck. Having come from the wrong side of the tracks she has gotten into an elite prep school on scholarship. While there she belong ...more
not set
Apr 05, 2012
 
The Folded Earth
3.51
liked it
This book started out with a good flow but about the half-way point it slowed down. I had to push through the pages to pick the story up again and wit ...more
May 09, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
 
The Island House
3.67
really liked it
Freya Dane is a young woman lost in the world. First abandoned by her father as a child, and then with his death he leaves her again. Having hit a rut ...more
not set
Jul 31, 2012
 
The Drop (Harry Bosch, #17; Harry Bosch Universe, #21)
4.14
it was amazing
I got started with Connelly after reading the Lincoln Lawyer when the movie came out; great book by the way. So this past year I have been reading his ...more
not set
Feb 22, 2012
 
Taste What You're Missing: The Passionate Eater's Guide to Why Good Food Tastes Good
3.75
it was amazing
For starters I want to tell you all that I am a test tester for a large food manufacturer where I live. Panels I have participated in are; salsa, baco ...more
Mar 04, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
Life Drawing For Beginners
3.82
really liked it
When I finished this book I really wanted to learn to draw. I realize that wasn’t the author’s original intention when she wrote the novel, but it is ...more
not set
Sep 23, 2012
 
I've Got Your Number
3.93
it was amazing
This is one of my favorite authors. I find her funny, witty, and most of all her characters are realistic in my world. Poppy is so much like some wom ...more
Jul 08, 2012
Jul 08, 2012
 
A Sound Among the Trees
3.67
really liked it
I will be reviewing this title on my blog in the next few weeks...so more real soon.


I enjoyed this book quite a lot. I found the modern idea of inter
...more
Feb 2012
Jan 30, 2012
 
Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom
3.77
really liked it
I picked this up at my local library without reading the back. When I started reading I realized what the book was about and thought, ‘OK I’ll give it ...more
Jul 22, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
 
The Marriage Bargain (Marriage to a Billionaire, #1)
3.81
really liked it
I’m a sucker for the romance/happily ever after genre. I love happy endings and romance is a great place to find that. That said I have to say that I ...more
Aug 27, 2012
Aug 21, 2012
 
The Perfect Husband (Quincy & Rainie, #1)
4.01
it was amazing
My aunt has talked about this book for awhile and she finally just gifted it to me from Amazon for the Kindle. Wow I have to say that it kept me on th ...more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
Rss infinite More books shelved as '2012' »
« previous 1 3 4 5 6