Publisher: Penguin

Review: Pecan Pies and Homicides by Ellery Adams

Review: Pecan Pies and Homicides by Ellery Adams

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Read for Fun (Physical Book)
Overall Rating: 4.75
Story Rating: 4.50
Character Rating: 5.00

First Thought when Finished: Pecan Pies and Homicides was my favorite in the series so far! The ending is what sealed the deal 🙂

Posted January 8, 2014 by Felicia S in 2014 Read, 4.75 Wine Glasses, Reviews / 16 Comments
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Review: Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson

Review: Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson

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Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson What I loved: Simply put: the humor!  This book was full of snarky, sarcastic, and quippy banter that had me laughing out loud.  Betsy, is adorable with her almost Carrie Bradshaw type of way but to me is more identifiable.  Her best friend and her doc sidekick are perfect “human” friends for her to have. While they may fall under other vamps spell, they keep Betsy grounded and human. The vamps were fun too!  Tina and “Sink Liar” were fantastic in their roles of getting Betsy transitioned. Sinclair also is a hunky vampire, so you know there is a little “something” going on between him and Betsy.  Right now though, he annoys her and that is super fun to read.  I can’t wait to read the adventures they all go through. What I liked: The story itself was fun, light, and easy to read.  It didn’t stand out quite like the characters did but did keep you engaged until the very end. Why it got a 4: This book was a fun, light read that I would recommend to anyone who enjoys PNR.  The story was light and the characters engaging.  It will make […]

Posted May 31, 2010 by Felicia S in 2010 Read, 4.00 Wine Glasses / 0 Comments
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Audiobook Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Audiobook Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

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Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead What I Loved:  This is one of the rare YA novels where neither of the lead characters got on my nerves, in fact they were both appealing and engaging. Their relationships with each other (best friends) and others were well written and fun to read.  They were teenagers, they did some very “teenage” like things, but they were not annoying.  The pacing of the story was fantastic and kept me interested until the very end.What I Liked: I really enjoyed the twist on the vampiric lore and how it works in this society.  The secondary characters were well rounded and served to work the storyline further.  The plot was well though out and didn’t leave that “where are they going with this” feeling. What was “Sorta OK”:  The only complaint was at very the beginning it felt like “jumping” into a story already progress. It took awhile before I felt “caught up”. Why it got a 4:  The book is very enjoyable to read: fast paced, quick, engaging, and funny (at times).  I would recommend this to older YA readers (PG13 type of rating) and any adult who enjoys PNR.  Overall, just a book to […]

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Audiobook Review: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Audiobook Review: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

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Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert: I am going to review each section of this book separately. It must also be noted that I listened to this book on audiobook. I will only do that when it is a non-fiction and read by the author. In this case, I think it might have had something to do with what I thought about the book. Part 1 (Italy): I really enjoyed this part. I would give it a 5 star rating. It was interesting, engaging, and complete (for lack of a better word). I felt like I was part of her journey and/or that I could have that same type of journey. The amount of description about the landscape, people, and places really had a way to draw you into the story. Part 2 (India): My least favorite part. I would give it a 3 star rating. I think part of what made Part 1 interesting, actually distracted from this part. I never got caught up on her spiritual journey. In fact, most of the time I felt like she was just kind of counting down to her next part. It was unfortunate but there were interesting parts that made me […]

Posted April 15, 2010 by Felicia S in 2010 Read, 4.00 Wine Glasses, Audiobook / 0 Comments
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Review: Real Vampires Live Large by Gerry Bartlett

Review: Real Vampires Live Large by Gerry Bartlett

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I enjoyed this book much more than I enjoyed the first one in the series. It was a fun read and Glory is growing on me as a lead character. I still think the fun is in her talking dog and friends. It did a good job of keeping you interested in what was going to happen to all of them. The only thing was the ending was a little rushed but I am hoping that is because the story carries on in the next book.

Posted March 16, 2010 by Felicia S in 2010 Read, 4.00 Wine Glasses, Reviews / 0 Comments
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