Category Archives: did not finish

Review: American Idol by S.C. Hayden

Categories: contemporary, did not finish, fiction, RBR, review, S.C. Hayden
American Idolby S.C. Hayden Editions: ebook, paperbackFirst published April 2nd 2011)Source: review copyIn a twisted yet somehow familiar version of America where militias, doomsday cults and self proclaimed Prophets are as commonplace as gas stations and fast food restaurants, The American Idol Company is born. After outraging millions across the world and coming dangerously close to starting World War Three, The American Idol Company is poised to become the next great religion, but the looming threat of disaster is never far behind.Their goal: Read more [...]

Review: Deadly Offer by Vicki Doudera

Categories: contemporary, cozy mystery, Darby Farr series, did not finish, netgalley, RBR, review, Vicki Doudera
Deadly Offerby Vicki Doudera;Editions: ebook, paperback;Published April 8th 2012 by Midnight Ink;Source: netgalley;High-stakes real estate and a tangled vine of secretsWhen Darby Farr’s assistant hears that his sister, Selena, has suddenly died in her hottub, they travel to Selena’s magnificent vineyard estate nestled in the heart of southern California wine country. There, Darby discovers that Selena was entertaining offers from three overeager prospective buyers — and Selena’s death was no accident. As a saboteur wreaks havoc on the property, Read more [...]

Review: Fox (The Vendetta Series #1) by Parrisha Martelly

Categories: adventure, did not finish, fantasy, Parrisha Martelly, RBR, review, The Vendetta Series, ya
Foxby Parrisha Martelly;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished August 4th 2011 by Parrisha Martelly (first published August 3rd 2011)Source: review copyA wind whips through the trees, carrying with it the call of Pandora's Box. It will choose one victim, as it does every year, and beckon its quarry to open it. He will have one year to find the box. Or die.Twenty-year-old Fox is heir to the House of Lords, a group dedicated to protecting Pandora’s Box from the chosen who seek to open it. When the new chosen kidnaps her father, Fox rushes to find him.Joined Read more [...]

Did not finish: Hold Me If You Can (Soulfire #3) by Stephanie Rowe

Categories: did not finish, netgalley, RBR, review, Stephanie Rowe
      Hold Me If You CanStephanie Rowe; Mass Market Paperback, 416 pagesExpected publication: January 1st 2012 by Sourcebooks CasablancaStephanie Rowe is an acclaimed author whose high-octane romances are attracting a growing readership. The third in a paranormal romance series packed with danger, sensuality and clever twists features Nigel Aquarian, a warrior with an artistic bent, and Natalie Fleming, a chocolatier who has a new lease on life. But her freedom comes with a dangerous gift she doesn't want.Nigel and his fellow warriors have only Read more [...]

Did not finish: Fizz: Nothing is as it seems by Zvi Schreiber

Categories: did not finish, edu-novel, environment, physics, Zvi Schreiber
    Fizz Zvi Schreiber; Kindle EditionPublished May 3rd 2011 by Zedess PublishingA YOUNG WOMAN'S QUEST TO UNRAVEL THE UNIVERSEThe future. In response to global warming, the "Ecological Community" has banned science and technology, returning to an austere agricultural life and nature-worship. One young farmer, Fizz, is tormented by her burning curiosity to explore the universe.Leveraging a controversial legal loophole and her "Outsider" father’s invention, Fizz travels back in time and engages in conversations with Galileo, Newton, Edison, and Read more [...]

Did not finish: Fourth Reich Rising (Jack Shepherd Mystery Thrillers) by Tom Schwartz

Categories: did not finish, RBR, review, Tom Schwartz
   Fourth Reich Rising (Jack Shepherd Mystery Thrillers)Tom Schwartz; Kindle EditionPublished April 20th 2011 by RP Books & AudioThe descendents of Hitler's inner circle developed a plan for a Fourth Reich, like the Phoenix, rising from the ashes of the Third Reich. The key to success was to embroil the United States and Islamic countries in a major conflict, which would eventually drag in most of the world's nations. With the world in chaos, they would orchestrate their rise to power.- GoodreadsI'm sorry, but I couldn't do it. I just couldn't.I Read more [...]
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