Reviews - Barb F.

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An Experiment in Love
An Experiment in Love
Author: Hilary Mantel
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.1/5 Stars.
 7
Review Date: 6/20/2008


"Intricate - this is a female read"


Atonement
Atonement
Author: Ian McEwan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 867
Review Date: 6/20/2008
1 member(s) found this review helpful.


"Rather heavy - his writing is.....but at the same time, I like it."


The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, Bk 1)
The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, Bk 1)
Author: James Ellroy
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 112
Review Date: 2/20/2007
2 member(s) found this review helpful.


"Complicated tale of murder, written by a popular crime writer. Enjoyed the characters and story - better than the movie."


Blinded (Dr. Alan Gregory, Bk 12)
Blinded (Dr. Alan Gregory, Bk 12)
Author: Stephen White
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 160
Review Date: 6/20/2008


"Enjoyed this - my first read by Stephen White, and was entertained."


Case Histories (Jackson Brodie, Bk 1)
Case Histories (Jackson Brodie, Bk 1)
Author: Kate Atkinson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 506
Review Date: 2/17/2007
1 member(s) found this review helpful.


"Very enjoyable whodunit with characters you care about."


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Author: Mark Haddon
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 4304
Review Date: 1/13/2007


"Enjoyable read - investigation of a neighbors dog which makes it unusual and entertaining"


The Deep Blue Good-By (Travis McGee, Bk 1)
The Deep Blue Good-By (Travis McGee, Bk 1)
Author: John D. MacDonald
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 69
Review Date: 6/20/2008


"Quick easy read - Travis McGee character is so likeable"


Felicia's Journey
Felicia's Journey
Author: William Trevor
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 29
Review Date: 6/2/2007


"A short haunting book, good and evil and the thin line"


Fortunate Son
Fortunate Son
Author: Walter Mosley
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 15
Review Date: 12/28/2007


"Good book, good writer, a mystery with great complications of American life."


The Fourth Hand
The Fourth Hand
Author: John Irving
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 80
Review Date: 6/20/2008


"How can one not enjoy Irving? This book is about a hand transplant - a kind of complicated tale that surrounds a deeper pursuit in a man's life."


The Hours
The Hours
Author: Michael Cunningham
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 384
Review Date: 6/20/2008


"Deep, a bit slow, but glad I read it."


House of Sand and Fog
House of Sand and Fog
Author: Andre Dubus III
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 789
Review Date: 6/20/2008
1 member(s) found this review helpful.


"Dramatic read - emotions soar as the reader connects with the story"


I Am Charlotte Simmons
I Am Charlotte Simmons
Author: Tom Wolfe
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 91
Review Date: 1/13/2007


"If you like Tom Wolfe, you will like this. Great romp back to college life and its various calamaties."


I, Mona Lisa
I, Mona Lisa
Author: Jeanne Kalogridis
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 114
Review Date: 4/13/2008


"A story about the woman behind the art of the Mona Lisa. A mixture of fact and fiction"


The Last Time They Met
The Last Time They Met
Author: Anita Shreve
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 383
Review Date: 6/2/2007


"A Writer who is good at capturing the delicate relationships we have"


Maximum Security : A Crime Novel
Maximum Security : A Crime Novel
Author: Rose Connors
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 6/2/2007


"Legal thriller, easy read -"


A Million Little Pieces
A Million Little Pieces
Author: James Frey
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 2107
Review Date: 6/2/2007
12 member(s) found this review helpful.


"A controversial memoir about a young man suffering from substance abuse - I enjoyed it immensely regardless if it really occurred like this or not."


A Morbid Taste for Bones (Brother Cadfael, Bk 1)
A Morbid Taste for Bones (Brother Cadfael, Bk 1)
Author: Ellis Peters
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 127
Review Date: 3/17/2007
2 member(s) found this review helpful.


"1st of the Brother Cadfael mysteries - taking place in 1137 - enjoyed it - different from
typical mysteries due to a 12th Century England timeframe."


Mortal Fear (Mississippi, Bk 1)
Mortal Fear (Mississippi, Bk 1)
Author: Greg Iles
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 212
Review Date: 6/20/2008


"This was my 1st read of Iles - content is provocative but it does keep the readers interest"


The Night Watch
The Night Watch
Author: Sarah Waters
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 111
Review Date: 8/11/2007
5 member(s) found this review helpful.


"If you read Water's book Fingersmith - this is different yet similar. She does have a way of drawing you in to a period - in this case London, WWII - this is a backward chronology, which is different. Story focuses on 3 women and a young man, friends, lovers, and intersections."


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