I rated this book the same as Passages. but I don't think the story is as good. I felt the end of the book was almost like a children's story. Where everything comes out OK, and everyone gets what they want. It was good, but lack something Passages had. Scott Brick was excellent as usual.
The book is a fascinating look at human behavior and the circumstances that make people do the things they do.
No one, and I do mean no one can create characters like Stephen King. I've yet to read one of his book in which the character didn't drag me into the story. The plot in Mr. Mercedes is really quite ordinary, it's the characters that make it special.
To say I'm a Stephen King fan is an understatement. While I like some of his books better than others, he has never disappointed.
I love the Matthew Corbett series but this last publication is very disappointing. The story is trite and the evil characters are recycled from other books in the series. It was almost as if the publisher demanded Mr. McCammon write something, anything.
This is the first McCammon novel that has disappointed and it won't stop me from buying others. However, I'd rather have waited another year from a really good story than to have gotten this disappointing offering.
This book had a glaring lack of research. In the book the year is 1934 and the police are reading the Miranda warning, right down to the Supreme Court wording, to someone they had just arrested. The Miranda warning was not implemented until 1966.
Unfortunately this was the only thing that stuck out in a totally unmemorable book. Absolutely predictable at every turn. I sould have used my credit more wisely.
There is no argument the Danna Tartt is a wonderful writer. She uses words as an artist uses paint. Her descriptive narratives are so well written you can visualize exactly what she's describing. Unfortunately it dragged. She wrote and wrote and wrote scenes of Theo's and Boris's drinking and drugging until I found my mind wondering, which is something the rarely happens to me.
I am the all time lover of long books. Usually I hate to see them end. However, I had to for force myself to finish this one. There are good reasons for editors and this book is in need of a good one.
Loved this free download. Molly Harper never fails to entertain with humor. Hope we find out who GiGi's mysterious stranger is!
You know from the first few words that this book is something special. The story is basically a simple one of a little girl who lives in Nazi Germany during some of the most horrific periods in history.
Markus Zusak writing is nothing short of magic. It's one of the few books, that when you've finished reading it, you know without a doubt you've been reading literature.
Too little Pendergast and too much Corrie. The character Corrie lacks depth and in just about all instances common sense. The decisions she makes are much in line with that of a 5 year old. Her behavior was unforgivably rude and nasty toward Pendergast, considering he is the one who made it possible for her to escape her abusive mother. I found nothing in her character redeeming. Hopefully she'll just disappear in future Pendergast novels.
The narrator was fabulous.
I love J.R. Ward's books, but this one is slow and lacks focus. If you're following the Fallen Angel series you'll be disappointed in this last book.
The title and description almost put me off getting this book. It was the positive reviews that enticed me into using my treasured credits.
The novel fascinated from chapter one. Mr. Galbraith aka J.K. Rollings can WRITE. Every word drew you deeper into the story and engaged you into the lives of the characters. This is a must read.
What happened to the voices. Daria sounds like a old hag. Book 4 was narrated by John Lee, who is much much better. Doltrice did a good job in the first 3 books, but this time he's voices almost ruined the book.
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