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Sharpe's Tiger (Sharpe, #1)
4.03
This excellent historical novel is the first in a series about Richard Sharpe, a soldier in the British army in 1799. The army is setting out to attac ...more
Nov 08, 2014
Nov 08, 2014
 
The Golem and the Jinni
4.08
This magical fantasy opens in 1899 in New York City. A jinni from the Syrian desert is released from a flask, where he has been trapped for a thousand ...more
Nov 14, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
 
The Book Thief
4.36
This is a beautiful novel about a girl living through the hell of Nazi Germany in the late 1930's and early 1940's. At the age of ten, Liesel Menninge ...more
Aug 12, 2013
Jul 30, 2009
 
Red Sky in Morning: A Novel of World War II
3.93
This is a good story, a bit predictable, but quite suspenseful, nevertheless. The story centers on race relations on board an ammunition ship during W ...more
Jul 21, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
People of the Book
3.97
This is an engaging book, following the Sarajevo Haggadah through centuries of history. The only character I found somewhat unbelievable is Hanna Heat ...more
Dec 03, 2010
Dec 16, 2010
 
Doc
3.94
What a fantastic book! Mary Doria Russell is my favorite author--and she did not disappoint me in this book. I don't usually read westerns, but this b ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
 
1876
3.82
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Sep 10, 1976
Jul 03, 2010
 
The Fortune of War (Aubrey/Maturin, #6)
4.37
None
Oct 1995
May 30, 2010
 
The Mauritius Command (Aubrey/Maturin, #4)
4.33
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Sep 1997
May 30, 2010
 
Julian
4.15
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Jun 12, 1974
Jul 02, 2010
 
Beggar in Jerusalem
3.63
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Aug 18, 1974
Jul 02, 2010
 
Burr
4.05
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Jan 05, 1975
Jul 02, 2010
 
Mila 18
4.24
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Jan 07, 1975
Jul 03, 2010
 
A Search for the King
3.50
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May 10, 1975
Jul 03, 2010
 
Centennial
4.17
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Sep 1975
Jul 03, 2010
 
The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great, #2)
4.16
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Mar 1976
Jul 03, 2010
 
The Great Train Robbery
3.80
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Jul 02, 1976
Jul 03, 2010
 
Das Boot: The Boat
4.25
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Aug 09, 1976
Jul 03, 2010
 
The Ionian Mission (Aubrey/Maturin, #8)
4.29
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Sep 1995
May 30, 2010
 
Hawaii
4.15
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Jan 09, 1977
Jul 05, 2010
 
The Agony and the Ecstasy
4.10
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Feb 16, 1977
Jul 05, 2010
 
Napoleon Symphony
3.65
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Feb 21, 1977
Jul 05, 2010
 
Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3)
4.34
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Aug 10, 1979
Jul 10, 2010
 
War and Peace
4.09
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Oct 22, 1981
Jul 13, 2010
 
Creation
4.20
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Dec 09, 1982
Jul 18, 2010
 
Space
3.91
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Mar 10, 1984
Jul 24, 2010
 
April Morning
3.40
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Jun 15, 1990
Oct 30, 2010
 
The Plains of Passage (Earth's Children, #4)
3.74
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Jul 1995
Nov 20, 2010
 
H.M.S. Surprise (Aubrey/Maturin, #3)
4.41
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Sep 1995
May 30, 2010
 
Desolation Island (Aubrey/Maturin, #5)
4.36
None
Jan 1996
Apr 22, 2011
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