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Friday, December 05, 2008

November Reading List

November another busy month and another list put together in January 2009. I got on a Jodi Thomas glom and read several of her books. I still seem to be in a historical mood.

BE WITH ME by Maya Banks
Trio of guys love one woman who's a cop. Didn't work for me. Predictable and the plot was thin. I'm a fan of Banks, but not this time. C-

BRAZEN by Maya Banks
This time it's two brothers. I give Ms. Banks kudos for addressing the issues inherent and obvious in a relationship like this, but this still wasn't all it could be. C

This is a Silhouette Romantic Suspense title. I totally tried this because of the good things I've heard about this author with awards and reviews. I felt the story was kind of flat and generic and it just didn't work for me. C

FLAT OUT SEXY by Erin McCarthy
Our friendly neighborhood widow (of a race car driver) falls for a younger race car driver. While this book had it's moments and I still think Ms. McCarthy writes good romantic comedies, this book was only okay. I'm giving it a 'C'.

NEVER TOO MUCH by Lori Foster
This book originally came out in 2002. I couldn't find it in the house and didn't have a spread sheet back then so I bought it. In this book our hero, a bar owner finds himself drifting through life bored when the right woman comes into his bar. This was a good solid read for me. B

This is a Whispering Mountain novel. This is Liberty and Tobin McMurray's book. I'm reading these books out of order. I actually read the third book in October and then this one which is the first one I believe. I've yet to find the second book and while this was okay I didn't like it as much as Teagen's story. B-

THE TEXAN WAGER by Jodi Thomas
I got on a Jodi Thomas glom. This is the first book in the wagon train trilogy. Three women are dumped by a wagon train and end up in a jail. The only way to get out of jail is a bride lottery. This book is Bailee and Carter's story and I liked it a lot. B

This is book two in the wagon train trilogy. This is Sarah and Sam's story and another solid read. B

HER MONTANA MAN by Cheryl St. John
Yet another western. I really got on a kick. This is a November Harlequin Historical release. Another solid installment by Ms. St. John. B-

TO SEDUCE A SINNER by Elizabeth Hoyt
This is the second book in a series about three British soldiers haunted by war in the colonies. I'm really enjoying this trilogy and can't wait for the next installment. This is Vale and Melisande's story. I love the way this one begins with Vale being stood up at the altar. Again. Very enjoyable read. B+



Blogger CherylStJohn said...

Thanks for picking up and reading Her Montana Man, Rosie! Glad you enjoyed it!

8:08 PM PST  

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