The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury

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The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury is a tale of eight boys who spend Halloween night following death through the past to save their friend Pip. 10 out of 10 stars.  If you’ve seen the cartoon version of this novel … Continued

The Ninth Wife by Amy Stolls

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The Ninth Wife by Amy Stolls is a gimmicky novel about a woman who falls in love with a guy whose been married eight times before. 0 out of 10 stars.  I can’t give a novel I couldn’t finish any … Continued

Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult

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Salem Falls  by Jodi Picoult is a legal thriller, but not really thrilling.  It’s more perverse and disgusting than thrilling. 2 out of 10 stars.  I barely finished this and it took two months.  It was a very slooooow read. … Continued

The Illustrated Man by Rad Bradbury

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The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury is coming up on its 65th year of publication.  Amazing, isn’t it? 7 out of 10 stars.  Like Martian Chronicles, some of the stories, most of the stories actually, are outdated and not that interesting.  … Continued

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

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The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury is coming up on its 70th year publication anniversary, believe it or not.  I was surprised too.  This gem was published in 1946 and it’s finally showing its age. 5 out of 10 stars.  … Continued

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins is a murder mystery that slowly unravels in the mind of an alcoholic prone to blackouts.  She can’t remember what happened the fateful night that Megan Hipwell disappeared but something inside of … Continued

The Bottoms by Joe Lansdale

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The Bottoms by Joe Lansdale is a murder mystery/thriller set in 1933 and 1934, Depression-era East Texas near the Sabine River in a town called Marvel Creek and nearby Pearl Creek. 5 out of 10 stars.  If this novel had … Continued

First Lady by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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First Lady  by Susan Elizabeth Phillips is an old novel from the 1990s about a runaway First Lady and a runaway brother of seven sisters.  Although most of the author’s “heroes” are bullies, Mathias Jorik is probably the best among … Continued

Grizzly by Christine Andreae

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Grizzly by Chrstine Andreae is a 1996 murder mystery that takes place in the mountains of northern Montana. 2 out of 10 stars.  This was another really bad novel.  Nothing happened in the entire first half of the book.  The … Continued

The Bear by Claire Cameron

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The Bear by Claire Cameron is a novel told completely from the point of view of a five year-old named Anna who tries surviving in the wilderness after her parents are brutally killed by a bear at their campsite. 0 … Continued

Southern Living Big Book of Cupcakes

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Southern Living Big Book of Cupcakes by Jan Moon is a sequel to her previous Big Book of Cupcakes. 0 out of 10 stars.  I was literally shocked when I opened this book.  There are supposed to be 150 cupcake recipes in … Continued

Night Fall

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Night Fall by Nelson DeMille is one of the novels in his John Corey series.  I have not read the series before and considering how much I loathed this one, I won’t be. 1 out of 10 stars.  This novel started … Continued

Living Principal

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Living Principal by Victoria Principal is the fourth book in the Health and Wellness series put out by Victorial Principal, the famous actress from Dallas.  Her first three books in the series were on exercising, skincare, and dieting. 4 out of 10 stars.  I … Continued

Cold in July

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Cold in July by Joe Lansdale is a novel from the 1980s with a synopsis that makes you think it’s about revenge.  It’s totally not.  In fact, the actual plot is so very different from the synopsis, I’m going to … Continued

Put Your Heart on Paper

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Put Your Heart on Paper by Henriette Anne Klauser is supposed to be a book about writing sentiments down for yourself (journaling) or for others (letters).  It is neither of those things.  It’s actually a memoir of the author’s friends … Continued

My First Sewing Book

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My First Sewing Book by Cico Kidz Publishing is a child’s first sewing book geared to kids 5 years old and up.  At 128 pages for $14.95, it’s a pricey book for what’s inside. 4 out of 10 stars.  I had … Continued

Something Wild by Patti Berg

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Something Wild by Patti Berg is a 2002 cowboy romance between a Las Vegas showgirl and a Wyoming ranch manager who is also the local pastor.  The hero I loved.  The heroine I hated.  One-quarter of the book is devoted … Continued

The Cinderella Deal by Jennifer Crusie

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The Cinderella Deal by Jennifer Crusie was written back in 1996, two decades or 20 years ago.  It shows its age.  I inherited an entire Jennifer Crusie collection from my older sister and I promised her I’d read at least … Continued

Mason Jar Crafts

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Mason Jar Crafts by Lauren Elise Donaldson is a book designed to use the beauty of Mason canning jars and be crafty with them.  I wish the crafts were pretty.  They really aren’t.  I’ve found more useful things to do with … Continued

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