Maryann M. (maryannwrites) - Reviews

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3 QUARTERS
3 QUARTERS
Author: Denis Hamill
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 9
Review Date: 4/23/2007


I found it rather a slow read, but my husband enjoyed it. Different tastes....


The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream
Review Date: 5/7/2006


A wonderful book!


The Alibi
The Alibi
Author: Sandra Brown
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 301
Review Date: 3/18/2007


Another great story from Sandra Brown.


All the Pretty Horses (Border, Bk 1)
All the Pretty Horses (Border, Bk 1)
Author: Cormac McCarthy
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 372
Review Date: 10/4/2006
Helpful Score: 2


A wonderful book. Deserving of every award it won. A delight to read.


Alone (D. D. Warren, Bk 1)
Alone (D. D. Warren, Bk 1)
Author: Lisa Gardner
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 650
Review Date: 8/18/2006


A good read. One of her better books.


Back Story (Spenser, Bk 30)
Back Story (Spenser, Bk 30)
Author: Robert B. Parker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 143
Review Date: 7/18/2006


Classic Parker with characters that are like old friends. Always a good read.


Blood Test (Alex Delaware, Bk 2)
Blood Test (Alex Delaware, Bk 2)
Author: Jonathan Kellerman
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 89
Review Date: 7/13/2006


One of his earlier books, but well worth the second read.


The Blue Hour (Merci Rayborn, Bk 1)
The Blue Hour (Merci Rayborn, Bk 1)
Author: T. Jefferson Parker
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 94
Review Date: 1/13/2007


Very good read on a lot of levels. Great characterization as well as a good thriller.


The Burning Man
The Burning Man
Author: Phillip M. Margolin
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 68
Review Date: 5/7/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Margolin offers another great read.


California Girl
California Girl
Author: T. Jefferson Parker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 62
Review Date: 4/23/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Another good story from a master of words.


Can You Keep a Secret?
Can You Keep a Secret?
Author: Sophie Kinsella
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 682
Review Date: 5/7/2006


Fun read!


A Case of Need
A Case of Need
Author: Michael Crichton
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 272
Review Date: 2/24/2007


Not my fave, but Crichton fans will enjoy the book.


Charade
Charade
Author: Sandra Brown
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 254
Review Date: 3/18/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Sandra Brown never disappoints.


Cold Pursuit
Cold Pursuit
Author: T. Jefferson Parker
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 61
Review Date: 4/23/2007


Very good read from one of the best writers out there.


Countdown (Eve Duncan, Bk 5)
Countdown (Eve Duncan, Bk 5)
Author: Iris Johansen
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 409
Review Date: 2/28/2007


I found the writing a bit tedious, but it is a good story.


Crimson Joy (Spenser, Bk 15)
Crimson Joy (Spenser, Bk 15)
Author: Robert B. Parker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 104
Review Date: 3/18/2007


Another great read/


The Crossing (Border Trilogy, Vol 2)
The Crossing (Border Trilogy, Vol 2)
Author: Cormac McCarthy
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 32
Review Date: 3/18/2007


Not as good as All the Pretty Horses, but still well worth the time to read and savor the wonderful prose.


Dark Paradise
Dark Paradise
Author: Tami Hoag
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 426
Review Date: 5/7/2006


Not one of her best, but an okay read.


Doctored Evidence (Guido Brunetti, Bk 13)
Doctored Evidence (Guido Brunetti, Bk 13)
Author: Donna Leon
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 64
Review Date: 7/25/2006


Fascinating characters and an interesting look at life in Venice, but I found the writing a bit slow in places. Otherwise, a good read.


Eight of Swords (Tarot Card, Bk 1)
Eight of Swords (Tarot Card, Bk 1)
Author: David Skibbins
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 27
Review Date: 9/5/2006
Helpful Score: 2


It was okay, but I expected more from a Malice Domestic winner. Unique concept and central character, but not believable in some parts. Maybe I edit too much and can't suspend my disbelief as easily as I used to.


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