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The Fry Chronicles
3.90
Let there be no doubt - I am a huge Stephen Fry fan. Although I do not know most of the names that he mentions and most of the places are somewhat fuz ...more
Feb 20, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
 
Kindred
4.12
This book was categorized as science fiction where I bought it in the Kindle store. The only sci-fi element in the book is time travel, but I certainl ...more
Oct 06, 2010
Sep 30, 2010
 
The Sirens of Titan
4.14
This was the first Vonnegut book I ever read. The reason I wanted to read this was because I read somewhere that Vonnegut was an inspiration to Dougla ...more
Sep 30, 2010
Sep 24, 2010
 
Design for Hackers: Reverse Engineering Beauty
3.79
I loved that this book talked about web design instead of CSS and HTML. I know how to do that - but finding good material on actual web design decisio ...more
Dec 16, 2014
Dec 17, 2014
 
Anansi Boys
3.97
I like the funniness of the book. The Anansi story was not too convincing though.

The style of writing I really liked. Neil Gaiman has an ability to pa
...more
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 21, 2010
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
I really like Vonneguts writing. This book is even more crazy than the other book(s) I've read by him, but the religious angle and the banana republic ...more
Jan 23, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
 
JavaScript for PHP Developers
4.36
Sweet and clear Javascript from a PHP background. It is very comfortable to be led by the hand with PHP examples when gnarly stuff like js scope is ex ...more
Aug 14, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
 
The Secret Diary of Alice in Wonderland, Age 42 and Three-Quarters
3.13
While this is certainly a funny book I was disappointed with the connection it promised to Alice in Wonderland. Not much but a couple of quotes in my ...more
Oct 07, 2010
Oct 06, 2010
 
Hamlet's BlackBerry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age
3.54
If your work requires you to sit in front of a computer, then read this book. It may not revolutionize your life and it is certainly not trying to tel ...more
Dec 26, 2010
Jan 23, 2011
 
The Well of Loneliness
3.57
I know this book is set in it's time and all. But wow what a depressing book.
not set
Oct 13, 2010
 
China Mountain Zhang
3.94
I quite liked the characters and the little interwoven stories. What I failed to understand was the plot?
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
 
Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations
3.84
I like the non-techie approach in this book. Being a techie myself I have long lost my understanding of how users think and what they use the tools fo ...more
Feb 13, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
 
The Road
3.94
Man, this book is bleak. Not a fun read at all. That said - it is thought provoking and sad and worth the read. Makes you appreciate the small things ...more
Jul 10, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
 
The Time Machine
3.83
It was not at all what I thought it would be. It was actually better. It has that philosophical angle that a lot of modern sci-fi forget because they ...more
Dec 05, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
The little guide to un-procrastination
3.48
I fell asleep while reading this book. Not that it is necessarily that boring, but I started reading the book as a procrastination so I did not have t ...more
May 26, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
 
The Dispossessed
4.15
Loved this book. I read it straight after The Left Hand of Darkness, and I liked this one better.
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
 
1Q84 (1Q84, #1-2)
4.04
None
Sep 14, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
 
Remnant Population
3.97
None
not set
Sep 21, 2013
 
The Deed of Paksenarrion (The Deed of Paksenarrion, #1-3)
4.27
None
not set
Sep 28, 2008
 
A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle, #1)
3.97
None
Sep 06, 2013
May 23, 2013
 
1984
4.10
None
Jun 26, 2001
Jun 26, 2011
 
The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1)
3.94
None
Feb 21, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
 
2001: A Space Odyssey (Space Odyssey, #1)
4.06
None
Jan 2001
Oct 13, 2010
 
Childhood's End
4.06
None
May 03, 2014
May 23, 2013
 
Command Decision (Vatta's War, #4)
4.06
None
Jun 26, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
 
The Great Gatsby
3.85
None
Aug 13, 2004
Oct 13, 2010
 
Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy (Bloody Jack, #1)
4.14
None
Jul 25, 2014
Jul 10, 2014
 
The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art
4.37
None
not set
Sep 28, 2008
 
ChiRunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running
3.69
None
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
 
Robinson Crusoe
3.63
None
Jan 1988
Oct 13, 2010
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