Noteworthy Books I read in 2013 and the ratings I give them.
The Blood Gospel – James Rollins – A New Series. I enjoyed it.
Ragnarok – Jeremy Robinson – B+ Solid part of the series.
The White Horse – Alex Adams – B Solid Debut.
Reached – Ally Condie – Conclusion to trilogy – B Just OK.
The Right Hand – Derek Haas – C+ Just OK, not great.
The Prodigy – Marie Lu – B Second in series.
The Demonologist – Andrew Pyper – B. Solid read.
Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn – B- Not as good as her others.
The Red Moth – Sam Eastland – C+ 4th in Pekkala series. OK.
N0S4A2 – Joe HIll – A – Excellent! Superb!
Prophet of Bones – Ted Kosmatka -B+ Really good.
The Doll – Taylor Stevens – B – 3rd in series. Good but not great.
Inferno – Dan Brown – B- Da Vinci Code Followup. Good but not great. Lots of history.
The King’s Deception – Steve Berry – B Another solid chapter in the Cotton Malone series.
The Eye of God – James Rollins – D – Very disappointing. I actually stopped reading this at about page 250. First time EVER with a Rollins book. Very sad.
The Golem and the Jinni – Helene Wecker – A- Debut book. This was great. Historical and Fantasy rolled into one.
The Prey – Andrew Fuduka – B- OK, not as good as the first in the series.
Siege and Storm – Leigh Bardugo – B+ Very good installment in the is series. THe first one is excellent as well.
Island 731 – Jeremy Robinson – B- Just OK.
Never Go Back – Lee Child – A Another good installment in the Reacher series.
Nexus – Ramez Naam – B+ Very good sci-fi debut.
Eyes Wide Open – Ted Dekker – C Spots of good and spots of drawn-out and wordy sections. Just OK. Bad ending.
Loyalty – Ingrid Throft – B+ Great Debut. First in Series.
Poppet – Mo Hayder – D I just could not get into this novel, even though she is one of my favorites. 😦
Doctor Sleep – Stephen King – A Another great novel by King. So good, especially the last 1/3.
Sovereign – Ted Dekker – B Last of trilogy.
Innocent Blood – James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell – B- Second in series. Second half better than first half of book.