Book Reviews

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1st to Die (Women’s Murder Club, #1) by James Patterson – 1 Star

A

America (The Book) by Jon Stewart – 2 Skulls

Apocalypse Idaho by Rich Lundeen – 1 Star

Ashley Bell (Ashley Bell, #1) by Dean Koontz – 2 Skulls

August: Osage County by Tracy Letts – 2 Stars

B

Back of Beyond (Cody Hoyt, #1) by C. J. Box – 3 Stars

Bad Bones by Graham Marks – 1 Star

Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin – 5 Stars

The Black Echo (Harry Bosch, #1) by Michael Connelly – 4 Stars

The Black Tongue by Marko Hautala, Translated by Jenni Salmi – 4 Stars (Favorite)

Bloodlines by Lynn Lipinski – 4 Stars

The Body Finder (The Body Finder, #1) by Kimberly Derting – 3 Skulls

Bossypants by Tina Fey – 2 Stars

The Box: Uncanny Stories by Richard Matheson – 2 Stars

By the Light of the Moon by Dean Koontz – 1 Star

C

Constantine: The Hellblazer, Vol. 1: Going Down by Ming Doyle, Illustrated by Riley Rossmo – 3 Skulls

The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith (J. K. Rowling) – 3 Stars

D

Dark Murder by Helen Durrant – 2 Stars

The Darkness of the Womb by Richard Knight – 3 Stars

Dead List (Calladine & Batliss, #3) by Helen Durrant – 3 Stars

E

e-Murderer: A Jenna Scali Mystery by Joan C. Curtis – 3 Skulls

Endangered (Joe Pickett, #15) by C. J. Box

Every Dead Thing (Charlie Parker, #1) by John Connolly – 3 Stars

G

The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza – 3 Skulls

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – 4 Stars

Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, #1) by Laurell Hamilton

H

Heat Wave (Nikki Heat, #1) by Richard Castle – 3 Stars

Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins – 4 Stars

I

I Am Not A Serial Killer (John Cleaver, #1) by Dan Wells – 2 Stars

In Odd We Trust by Dean Koontz, Illustrated by Queenie Chan – 2 Stars

Insects by John Koloen – 2 Stars

J

Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, #1) by Michael Crichton – 3 Stars

Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil by Paul Bloom – 1 Star

L

Little Black Lies by Sandra Block – 4 Stars

Lost Girls (D.I. Kim Stone, #3) by Angela Marsons – 4 Stars

The Lost World (Jurassic Park, #2) by Michael Crichton  – 1 Star

M

The Maze Runner (The Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner – 2 Stars

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg – 3 Skulls

Monsterland by Michael Phillip Cash – 4 Skulls

Movie Game by Michael Ebner – 2 Stars

N

The Narrows (Harry Bosch, #10) by Michael Connelly – 1 Star

November 9 by Colleen Hoover – 5 Skulls

O

One to Go by Mike Page – 3 Stars

The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh – 2 Stars

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson – 3 Stars

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell – 3 Stars

P

The Poet (Jack McEvoy, #1) by Michael Connelly – 4 Stars

Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter – 3 Skulls

Private (Private, #1) by James Patterson – 3 Stars

Private London (Private, #2) by James Patterson – 2 Stars

Q

The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton – 3 Stars

R

The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician’s First Year by Matt McCarthy – 4 Stars

Rules of Prey (Lucas Davenport, #1) by John Sandford – 2 Stars

S

Salt by Colin Barnes – 4 Stars

A Scone to Die for (Oxford Tearoom Mystery, #1) by H.Y. Hanna – 3 Skulls

The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner – 1 Star (DNF)

Shakespeare’s Christmas (Lily Bard, #3) by Charlaine Harris – 1 Star

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson – 4 Stars (Favorite)

The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2) by Robert Galbraith (J. K. Rowling) – 2 Stars

Sirens in the Night by Michael Bradley – 4 Stars

Six Years by Harlan Coben – 4 Stars

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut – 2 Stars

Someone to Save You by Paul Pilkington – 4 Stars

Soul and Blade (Blood and Bone, #3) by Tara Brown – 2 Stars

Spoiler Alert: You’re Gonna Die by Korttany Finn and Jacquie Purcell – 4 Skulls

Stay Out of the Basement (Goosebumps, #2) by R. L. Stine – 1 Star

T

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger – 2 Stars

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher – 4 Skulls

This Is My Body by Ragan Sutterfield – 4 Stars

Too Many White Men by J. G. Alt – 2 Stars

Twilight (Twilight, #1) by Stephenie Meyer – 3 Stars

W

Welcome to the Real World by Lauren Berger – 3 Stars

Witches Protection Program by Michael Phillip Cash – 3 Stars

Z

Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats by Ann Earle – 3 Stars

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