Thursday, January 27, 2005

oh the books

a list of books that i'm reading [permapost]:

June 2008:
Mary Higgins Clark - Where Are You Now?
Michael Palmer - The Society
Heather Graham - The Death Dealer

Spring 2008:
i have erased the original list i started this year. instead, here's just a few of the titles i've dove into this semester: Class, Race, Gender, and Crime; On Crimes and Punishments; Tricks of the Trade: How to Think About Your Research While You're Doing It; Crime, Shame and Reintegration; Neighborhoods and Crime; A Primer on the Construction and Testing of Theories in Sociology; Crime, Punishment, and Deterrence; A General Theory of Crime, The Coming Crisis of Western Sociology; Social Stratification and Inequality; Social Sources of Delinquency; The Structure of Scientific Revolutions; Categorically Unequal: The American Stratification System; Masculinities and Crime; Crime and the American Dream; Street Woman; The Disenfranchisement of Ex-Felons; Qualitative Interviewing; The Way We Never Wer; Crime in the Making; Control Balance; Crime, Inequality and the State.

September through December 2007:
Bohm and Walker - Demystifying Crime and Criminal Justice
Geis and Dodge - Lessons of Criminology
Hancock and Paul M. Sharp - Public Policy, Crime, and Criminal Justice
Barlow and Hagan - Crime and Public Policy
Thomas R. Dye - Understanding Public Policy
August 2007:
C. Wright Mills - The Sociological Imagination
Jean-Jacques Rousseau / Cranston - The Social Contract
Lisa Scottoline - Courting Trouble
Stephen King - The Colorado Kid
John Saul - The Devil's Labyrinth
Pamela Redmond Satran - The Man I Should Have Married
July 2007:
Lisa Scottoline - Dead Ringer
Faye Kellerman - Sacred and Profane
Tami Hoag - The Alibi Man
Nelson DeMille - Night Fall
Lisa Scottoline - Moment of Truth
Sherrilyn Kenyon ... - My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding
Lisa Scottoline - Killer Smile
June 2007:
Anne Perry - Hyde Park Headsman
Dean Koontz - The Good Guy
M. J. Rose - The Halo Effect
Porter Shreve - The Obituary Writer
Michael McGarrity - The Judas Judge
Luanne Rice - Beach Girls
May 2007:
Frank Turner Hollon - Blood and Circumstance :-)
Dean Koontz - Brother Odd
Allison Brennan - Fear No Evil
Jilliane Hoffman - Retribution
April 2007:
Kathy Reichs - Deja Dead
Erica Spindler - Copycat
Mattie J.T. Stepanek - Heartsongs
March 2007:
Larry Elder - The Ten Things You Can't Say in America
Tami Hoag - Prior Bad Acts
Keith Lee Johnson - Sugar & Spice
February 2007:
oh man, i forgot to list them up here... i know i got three books from the library and one of them was so good...
January 2007:
Fred Rosen - Did They Really Do it?: From Lizzie Borden to the 20th Hijacker :-(
Wendy Corsi Staub - The Final Victim
Mitch Albom - For One More Day :-)
John Grisham - The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town :-)

December 2006:
oh, books for the spring semester: Sociology of Deviant Behavior, Deviant Behavior, The Sociology of Gender
November 2006:
Dorothy Gilman - Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled :-(
Judith Kelman - Every Step You Take :-)
Maya Angelou - Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie
T. S. Eliot - Selected Poems
October 2006:
Michael Newton - Still at Large: A Casebook of 20th Century Serial Killers Who Eluded Justice :-)
Dean Koontz - The Husband :-)
September 2006:
Michelle Tea - Without a Net :-)
Jonathan Kellerman and Faye Kellerman - Double Homicide :-)
QB Wells - Blackface: A Novel :-)
Gary L. Katz - Death by Rock and Roll: The Untimely Deaths of Rock's Legends :-
Jodi Thomas - Finding Mary Blaine :-)
Amanda Quick - Wait Until Midnight :-
Peter Abresch - Killing Thyme :-
J. F. Freedman - Bird's-Eye View :-
Tami Hoag - Magic :-(
August 2006:
David Hunt - The Magician's Tale :-)
Fern Michaels - Picture Perfect :-)
Maggie Shayne - Thicker Than Water :-)
Watkins and Jones - Unforgettable Things to Do Before You Die :-)
July 2006:
John Dean - Conservatives Without Conscience :-)
John Saul - In the Dark of the Night :-)
Dan Brown - The Davinci Code [re-read]
Margaret Truman - Murder in the White House :-
Dean Koontz - The Face :-)
John Clarkson - And Justice for One:-)
June 2006:
Avery Corman - Prized Possessions :-)
Michael Daly - Under Ground
John Lescroart - The Oath [pretty good]
May 2006:
Edna Buchanan - Cold Case Squad [pretty good]
Roderick Anscombe - Shank [re-read]
April 2006:
James D. Lester - Writing Research Papers in the Social Sciences [cause it was there]
Carolyn G. Keene - Nancy Drew stories: The Secret of the Old Clock, The Hidden Staircase, The Bungalow Mystery, The Mystery at Lilac Inn, The Secret of Shadow Ranch
sorry i have not updated. been reading and considering books for adoption in class in the fall. books like Exploring Social Life, Gender and Social Life, Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 06/07 and Criminology .
March 2006:
Eric W. Hickey - Serial Murderers and their Victims [yep]
Jerome Clark - Unexplained! [interesting]
February 2006:
Stephen White - Remote Control [liked it]
John Brunner - Children of the Thunder [i was disappointed]
Greg Iles - The Quiet Game [liked it]
David Baldacci - Saving Faith [liked it]
January 2006:
Dean Koontz - Strange Highways [good...i liked 'bruno']
Brad Meltzer - The First Counsel [re-read]
Jasmine Cresswell - Dead Ringer [liked it]
Fay Weldon - Wicked Women: Stories [not much to my taste]
Dean Koontz - Odd Thomas [interesting.... a good read]
John Saul - Perfect Nightmare : A Novel [fantastic, as i expected]

December 2005:
John Saul - The Blackstone Chronicles [re-read-of course i have it in six installments]
Bari Wood - Doll's Eyes [re-read]
Stephen King - Nightmares and Dreamscapes [re-read]
David Baldacci - Last Man Standing [good stuff]
November 2005:
Carlton Smith - Fatal Charm: The Shocking True Story of Serial Wife Killer Randy Roth [interesting story, i should read more true crime]
David R. Struckhoff - Annual Editions : Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 06/07 [there's great stuff in here]
uh, back issues of Rolling Stone so far.
October 2005:
Bonnie MacDougal - Out of Order [very good story]
Greg Iles - 24 Hours [liked it a lot]]
John Saul - The Presence [it's a re-read]
September 2005:
Lee Child - Persuader [awesome!]
Jane Smiley - Moo [interesting...]
Ridley Pearson - The Body of David Hayes [pretty good, i wouldn't tell the world]
August 2005:
Dan Brown - Deception Point [liked it a lot]
Larson and Amstutz - Youth Violence and Gangs [interesting]
Jonathan Kellerman - Dr. Death [this is a re-read also]
July 2005:
Thomas Baum - Out of Body [read it before, it's good]
Jeffery Deaver - The Vanished Man [good stuff]
John Grisham - The Partner [loved it, just like all grisham books]
Sharyn McCrumb - If I'd Killed Him When I Met Him [liked it]
June 2005:
F. Paul Wilson - The Haunted Air [liked it a lot]
Barbara Solomon - American Families: 28 Short Stories [it was alright]
Dean Koontz - Lightning [liked it]
Steve Thayer - The Weatherman [liked it a lot]
May 2005:
Don D'Ammassa - Servants of Chaos [didn't like it]
Bentley Little - The Walking [liked it]
Bentley Little - The Return [liked it a lot]
Dean Koontz - The Bad Place [loved it! loved it!]
April 2005:
VA - From the Borderlands [currently]
John Lescroart - The First Law [hated it. and too many characters]
March 2005:
J.A. Jance - Devil's Claw [liked it]
William Lashner - Fatal Flaw [loved it. a lot.]
John Sandford - Certain Prey [loved it. chick killers rule.]
Sharon Sala - Dark Water [liked it]
February 2005:
Joel Goldman - Cold Truth [liked it very much]
Jennifer Cruise - Fast Women [liked it]
Henry and Lanier - What Is Crime? [as i expected]
Alice Hoffman - Here On Earth [surprisingly, i liked it very much]
David Baldacci - Split Second [liked it]
January 2005:
Alex Alvarez and Ronet Bachman - Murder American Style [loved it]
John Grisham - The Testament [loved it]
Michael Connelly - The Black Ice [hated it]
Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo - He's Just Not That Into You [liked it]
John Saul - Black Creek Crossing [loved it]

end of 2004 books:
Dan Brown - Digital Fortress [loved it]
Erica Spindler - Fortune [loved it]
Erica Spindler - Bone Cold [loved it]
John Grisham - The King of Torts [loved it]
John Grisham - Bleachers [loved it]
Denise Hamilton - Sugar Skull [not impressed]
Michael Connelly - Chasing the Dime [liked it]

that's all i can remember now. i know there was a couple of tami hoag books in there somewhere.

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