Chasing Inspiration

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Books Read In July

Marrying The Captain by Carla Kelly -- Historical set in Plymouth during Napolionic wars. A great love story that centers around the resiliancey of the human spirit and just what can happen when you take fate into your own hands.

Darkness Calls by Marjorie M. Liu -- Book two of her Hunter Kiss series, this Urban Fantasy delivers lyrical angst, tragic hope and an aching look at what it means to truly be connected to another.

Covert Processes at Work by Robert Marshak --a great book on organizational change and the processes that get in the way.

Black Hills by Nora Roberts -- While some reviewers out there had a few harsh things to say about the book and the romance genre in general, I found the book to be well written and highly entertaining.

Start Me Up by Victoria Dahl -- A fun romp and a story that focuses on finding a future while letting go of what could have been.

Kuchiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey -- Wonderful world building, excellent premise, sympathetic characters and plot lines that keep you wanting more. Just an amazing book.

Loving a Lost Lord by Mary Jo Putney -- A lovely return to MJP's historical roots. Not as angsty as some of her previous series, this book is a great story of finding one's self and discovering what you want is a lot simpler than you've made it out to be. Amnesia, suspence and the mixing of cultures make this story one not to miss.

The Madness of Lord Ian McKenzie by Jennifer Ashley -- A wonderful story of a man who is thought to be mad, but who has what I would call Aspberger's syndrome. We get some amazing insight into the mind of Lord Ian and begin to understand what is his "madness" and what are secrets he's holding to save his family. Another historical that is not to miss.

A Kid to the Rescue by Susan Gable -- A SuperRomance with a heart wrenching tale of healing. I haven't been too enthused about Harlequin's SuperRomance line as of late, but if this book is any indication, Susan Gable is an author to watch!

1 comment:

  1. I liked A Kid to the Rescue a lot. I'm glad to hear we'll hear about two of the brothers. :) You may like The Mommy Plan. Despite the title, it's a really good, touching book. Little sad but a happy ending.