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Standing for Something More: The Excommunication of Lyndon Lamborn
4.11
it was amazing
I want to give this book a through review for several reasons. 1) This book was written for a small, particular audience and not for a wide audience a ...more
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May 10, 2009
 
Halo: The Fall of Reach
4.25
it was amazing
I have played all of the Halo games and followed the story in the games and thoroughly enjoyed them. I was given this book several years ago and never ...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
God, No! Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales
3.64
it was ok
There were a few parts of this book I really enjoyed, but there was a lot more of the book that I didn't like. I'm certainly not a big fan of Penn's c ...more
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Sep 16, 2012
 
The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense
3.56
really liked it
There were many times when this book was a five star read in my opinion. The reason I dropped it to a four star was because it followed the title of t ...more
Mar 26, 2009
Feb 19, 2009
 
The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance: A Memoir
3.58
liked it
Wow. What a ride. I now need to take a shower to get all of the estrogen off.

The book was very engaging and it kept me entertained. I felt like I coul
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Oct 28, 2009
 
The Martian
4.39
it was amazing
AMAZING! This book was incredible! It was full of problem solving issues, survivalism and really getting into the humanitarian need to help each other ...more
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Jun 15, 2015
 
Aftermath (Star Wars: Aftermath, #1)
3.15
did not like it
Listened via Audible. The narrator and production value of the audio book were outstanding, but the content and story line were absolutely terrible. I ...more
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Oct 12, 2015
 
The 19th Wife
3.63
really liked it
This was a great book! I really did enjoy it for what it was. I did find myself getting caught up and imagining what it must have been like back then. ...more
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Jun 01, 2009
 
I Am the Messenger
4.09
it was amazing
Excellent book! I loved Zusak's, "The Book Thief" so I had to give this one a shot. While this book was very much different than "The Book Thief", thi ...more
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Aug 31, 2009
 
Promise Me (Myron Bolitar #8)
3.96
liked it
My only complaint is that the narrator (I listened to this series via audiobook) changed. I was used to the original voice and he did a stellar job, b ...more
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Jan 05, 2009
 
Terminal Freeze (Jeremy Logan, #2)
3.77
liked it
This book was a fun read and it had a "Relic" kinda feel to it. I found it kinda cliche and a little predictable, hence the lower rating. I still love ...more
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Jun 01, 2009
 
God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question - Why We Suffer
3.90
it was amazing
I believe I have given a written review to all of my 5 star rated books so I believe it would be out of place if I didn't give one here as well.

First
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Apr 28, 2009
 
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
4.00
liked it
This was really good and very interesting material. But I found myself dosing off a few times. Some of the conclusions Diamond makes in this book I ag ...more
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May 02, 2010
 
Gone Girl
4.03
really liked it
Wow. What a mind trip. And the ending wasn't anything that I expected. This book was a bit overly graphic in some parts, but I did like the journey in ...more
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Mar 04, 2014
 
13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
3.75
really liked it
Not too often does a book engage my mind in a way to make me want to do some additional research, but this one did. I definitely don't agree with some ...more
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Dec 12, 2010
 
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
3.97
it was ok
There were parts of this book I enjoyed, but there were lots of parts of this book I didn't enjoy at all. I loved the story following Oscar and I thin ...more
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Jan 22, 2012
 
A Refutation of Moral Relativism: Interviews with an Absolutist
4.06
liked it
The first half of this book was really good, but it slowly turned into a one sided discussion and quickly lost my interest.
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Nov 02, 2012
 
Crimson Shore (Pendergast, #15)
4.00
really liked it
Witches, satanic cults and a missing treasure? Yes. Agent Pendergast and Constance team up to solve this mystery? YES.

I actually enjoyed this book. N
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Nov 13, 2015
 
The Third Gate (Jeremy Logan, #3)
3.63
liked it
I loved the first three quarters of the book and then I found myself clearly seeing where the story was headed. Normally I don't hate it when I can pr ...more
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Jun 20, 2012
 
Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling
4.24
really liked it
Better for research than to be read cover to cover.
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Sep 21, 2008
 
The Backslider
4.16
liked it
Not bad. Not great, but not bad.
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Dec 26, 2010
 
Cemetery Dance (Pendergast, #9)
4.00
really liked it
So good to have Pendergast back. I am a huge Pendergast fan so I was very excited for this book.

Best Pendergast book yet? Nope.
Better than the last
...more
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Feb 19, 2009
 
Two Graves (Pendergast, #12)
4.03
really liked it
I probably should give this book three stars, but I just can't. I'm a total fanboy of Pendergast and while this book wasn't anywhere near as good as s ...more
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Sep 16, 2012
 
Full Wolf Moon (Jeremy Logan, #5)
3.69
it was ok
What? Lincoln, dude... Come on.

Predicable, predicable, predicable. Oh, and it was full of eye rolls. Can you guess what this book is about??? Yup. We
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Jun 04, 2017
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
really liked it
Not as good as the first book, but better than the second book. Here is my biggest complaint about this series. I HATE the conflicted love triangle. T ...more
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Sep 26, 2010
 
The Kolob Theorem: A Mormon's View of God's Starry Universe
3.95
did not like it
Simply put...This was one of the worst books I have ever listened to. I got it on via audio book from my library and gave it a listen. It was only abo ...more
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Dec 19, 2008
 
Gideon's Corpse (Gideon Crew #2)
3.71
liked it
Much, much, much better than the first book. Ah... This book was so much better than the first book. Did I say that already?

I really enjoyed the flow
...more
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Feb 05, 2012
 
Sh*t My Dad Says
3.98
really liked it
I listened to the audio version of this book. Man, oh man this book had me laughing many times. It is also a very short book so I was able to finish i ...more
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Dec 12, 2010
 
Bossypants
3.94
it was ok
I've always enjoyed Tina on SNL. I thought she was funny, smart and clever. I still think that about her, but I had no idea how big of an ego she has. ...more
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May 05, 2011
 
Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock
3.82
it was ok
This book was riddled with cliche's. A guy who comes from a rough and poor childhood, turns to sex, drugs and rock and roll. Then gets to be the lead ...more
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Apr 06, 2011
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