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Review: Notorious Nineteen

Notorious Nineteen
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I know, in each review of Janet Evanovich I proclaim how much I love her. Well, I do! Each time I crack open another book its like being wrapped in arms of love and life long friendship. It might be the same story with different variables each time. But I don’t really care, I love them! Janet has the ability to make me laugh hysterically and generally harder than nearly anyone else. I love all the crazy characters in Stephanie’s life and they just make my heart swell.

What I really liked about this volume was that we were able to take a huge mysterious chunk out of Ranger’s life and learn so much about him. It was really nice! He’s stayed such a mystery in all of the precursory books. It was fun to see him a little more ‘real’.

Wondering about continuing to read? It’s worth it! 🙂

(Actually finished 28th January 2014)

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Review: Explosive Eighteen

Explosive Eighteen
Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich
My rating: 0 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed the little change in the plot adding in Hawaii and her even more ‘complicated’ status to her Morelli & Ranger relationships. The Hawaii part was a lot of fun since I was actually blessed with the opportunity to go to Hawaii this last spring! It also made me incredibly grateful that I didn’t have any major issues! Somehow I can see my life altering just slightly to be as chaotic as Stephanie’s and while I thoroughly enjoy her stories and life, I’m grateful it’s not mine! 🙂 Only one more book to read until I’m waiting like the rest of the world. I’m not one that re-reads many books unless it’s over an expanse of like 10 years, however, I might have to make an exception so that I don’t go through complete withdrawals.

(Actually finished August 11th 2013)

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Review: Smokin’ Seventeen

Smokin' Seventeen
Smokin’ Seventeen by Janet Evanovich
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

What can I say, I LOVE Stephanie, Joe, Ranger, Lula and Grandma!!!
I’ve been trying to space out reading them, but I generally miss my friends, but always welcome them back with such relief! I know it’s essentially the same stories with different variables, however they warm my heart and make me laugh. What more is needed? I just finished Stephanie Plum 17. I can’t believe there is only two more left until the release of the new book in November… not sure how I’m going to deal with this. I’ve read all of Janet’s books already… but I can’t seem to get enough! 😐

(Actually finished June 30th 2013)

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Review: One For The Money

One For The Money
One For The Money by Janet Evanovich
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Just finished book 3 of the Stephanie Plum Series… I was hesitant at writing a review on this one at first simply because I didn’t know what to think. I liked the plot, story, heroine, all character sketches were great. What I didn’t like or expect was the extreme change of feel from Janet’s other books. Nonetheless I still liked it. I really like Stephanie I think she is funny. I was grateful to be able to move immediately on to the 2nd & 3rd books. I definitly enjoy the slower pace and the big picture story, and I love her characters. I have read most of her previous screwball romances… They were fun light hearted, encouraging and witty. Stephanie Plum has a VERY different feel about the whole thing! I thought it was just book 1, nope. I like it. I was surprise and disappointed by the additional swearing and details of certain things. Totally took me for a shock that its not as clean as all of her others. I like it, just not as much. I really like her character sketches and the flow as always. I enjoy that Janet has kept the screwball and funniness of her characters and story line. I just haven’t care for the new edge it has. I’m from Philly, I know Trenton isn’t an easy town… but I think there are a few details that could have gone without in this and the last book such as there was a mess on a her door once and a few other things…However, this movie is coming out this Friday I would love to go see it. Would anyone like to come with me? In the Greater Salt Lake area. 16 Jan 2012

Ok, I just saw the movie. Honestly I loved it! 🙂 I was glad to see that they took out the scene where the boxer/fighter guy (forgot his name) desecration her door. I was REALLY happy to see that unnecessary scene gone. Although they should have put something else that he had threatened her at home. That would have made a little more sense too when Morelli caught her later.. But overall I think they did a great job and reignited my Plum fire… I need to go to the library and get #4 since its not available on Overdrive… 🙂 17 June 2012

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