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The Cutting Season
3.48
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
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Sep 27, 2012
 
The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language
3.84
it was amazing
At first I thought this book was a bit to new-age zenny for me…was I wrong. The author talks about meditation, reading workshops, walking, sitting, au ...more
Mar 16, 2013
Mar 11, 2013
 
Unwanted (Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht, #1)
3.79
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
 
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
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Aug 27, 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
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Apr 28, 2012
 
Dark Hollow (Charlie Parker, #2)
4.18
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
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Feb 15, 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
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May 25, 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
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Jan 17, 2012
 
Last Will
3.61
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
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Apr 14, 2012
 
The Memory Palace
3.48
liked it
I have lived with and worked with Schizophrenia, I spent over two years managing apartments and working in group homes with the mentally ill while in ...more
Aug 13, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
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
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Aug 27, 2012
 
Josefina's Sin: A Novel
3.54
really liked it
This story is beautifully written and flows well, and yet it made me sad to think that is the way women were treated for generations and yet in some c ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
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
 
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
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Apr 05, 2012
 
Make the Bread, Buy the Butter: What You Should and Shouldn't Cook from Scratch -- Over 120 Recipes for the Best Homemade Foods
3.93
really liked it
This book is fantastic and everyone who enjoys cooking needs to get their hands on this book. What is best made homemade and what is best bought at th ...more
Oct 26, 2011
Oct 22, 2011
 
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
 
Red Wolf (Annika Bengtzon, #5)
3.52
really liked it
This book contains everything I love about Swedish crime fiction. First of all the crimes are realistic based in everyday human emotions. Anotherwords ...more
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Nov 03, 2011
 
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
 
The Devil's Game
3.77
really liked it
The author requested I read and review this book and I told her I was backed up and would get to it when I had a chance. I downloaded it onto the Kind ...more
Jul 12, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
 
The Island House
3.66
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
 
An Atlas Of Impossible Longing
3.72
really liked it
This book is filled with longing and heartache. From the beginning the wife’s hatred for her new home just hurt to read. Moving from a large busy cit ...more
Apr 04, 2011
Apr 02, 2011
 
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
 
Invisible: A Memoir
3.76
it was amazing
This short book will make you think about life and how you are living it. Are you waiting for something to happen before you actually get out there an ...more
Sep 03, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Life Drawing For Beginners
3.84
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
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Sep 23, 2012
 
Burned (Burned, #1)
4.24
really liked it
Burned is a brand new (hopefully a future series) Nordic Noir book coming out of Norway. Our intrepid investigator is a reporter who is coming back f ...more
not set
Nov 03, 2011
 
The Sixes
3.52
really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is a psychological thriller that kept me guessing throughout. It is about a secret society of “mean girls” who tak ...more
not set
Jun 12, 2012
 
Downfall (Intervention, #3)
4.25
really liked it
A good romance with a God centered character who wants to reform her ways and become someone that she and others can rely on. I will be reviewing this ...more
Feb 13, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
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