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The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,  #1)
4.21
I found this novel by accident, while quickly browsing shelves at the local library, and let me just say it was the best accidental find i've had in y...more
May 2007
Jul 08, 2007
 
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
3.60
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Reading this book was like an up-hill battle for me. I have looked forward to reading it for so long and was expecting great th...more
Jul 2007
Jul 24, 2007
 
The Alchemist
3.74
I have mixed feelings about this one. Throughout my reading i kept trying to read between the lines, kept trying to analyze the many obstacles in my l...more
May 18, 2008
Feb 28, 2008
 
Purple Hibiscus
4.01
What a compelling character Adechie has created in Kambilli, i was pulled into her reclusive world, her shyness was so well illustrated it brought me...more
May 28, 2008
Nov 06, 2007
 
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
3.58
I'm not sure what i was expecting from this book, but i was disappointed by what i got. Not because it was a bad story, on the contrary, it just lacke...more
Nov 2007
Nov 14, 2007
 
The Icarus Girl
3.49
It has taken me way longer than it should to get through this 320 page book. I just couldn't do it. I lost interest 100 pages into it, not because it...more
Oct 21, 2008
Jun 18, 2008
 
The Torn Skirt
3.39
Though i finished this novel some weeks ago, i had mixed feelings about its significance. At some times it was hard for me to suspend my disbelief in...more
Mar 08, 2008
Nov 06, 2007
 
The Book Thief
4.36
This book started off most interestingly and i was so enthralled by its uniqueness, i patted myself on the shoulder for deciding to read it. I love ex...more
Jul 20, 2008
Feb 26, 2008
 
The Book of Air and Shadows
3.35
Just dragged myself through the first chapter and i'm already questioning whether i should continue reading. Its just not fascinating me. In addition...more
Jul 04, 2008
Feb 28, 2008
 
The Stolen Child
3.68
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What an unexpected read. I can't even remember what i was expecting when i was first intrigued by it on amazon's urging that i...more
Oct 2007
Jul 24, 2007
 
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
3.78
This was a really good story with some flaws and missteps, but as i'm writing this review halfway through the second installment and loving the progre...more
Sep 06, 2008
Mar 05, 2008
 
The Ruins
3.42
This is my first time reading a true horror novel, i have never really been into this genre. Generally i prefer horror in films and not in books, but...more
Apr 15, 2008
Jul 24, 2007
 
Dreaming of You (Graysons of New Mexico, #3)
4.45
There has never been a book that i read to completion and counted each page, wishing the next page i turned to would be the final page...but alas ther...more
Dec 2007
Dec 05, 2007
 
The Sweet Far Thing (Gemma Doyle, #3)
3.97
What a major disappointment! Really i think it deserves a 2.5 star rating, nothing about this book grabbed my imagination, and it was just way too lon...more
Sep 21, 2008
Mar 05, 2008
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
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After just finishing the Harry potter series, nothing i picked up was remotely as compelling and i needed something to get me o...more
Oct 2007
Jul 24, 2007
 
Heart-Shaped Box
3.80
This was an excellent debut, the first hundred pages were indeed creepy and very thrilling to read. The writing is straight forward, humorous, and com...more
Jul 31, 2008
Jul 07, 2008
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
This was i book i could gladly put down and not be bother with for time un-end but alas i had 14 days to read it, the library said so, and if i didn't...more
Nov 03, 2009
Jul 15, 2007
 
The Epic of Gilgamesh
3.59
I just absolutley love this epic tale. I even enjoyed reading the many different editions and translations this book offers. A must read for anyone wh...more
Feb 2006
Mar 19, 2008
 
Rebel Angels (Gemma Doyle, #2)
4.03
Whooo-hooo! I literally flew through this book. Once i started i didn't want to put it down. Everything that annoyed me in the first book was dealt wi...more
Sep 14, 2008
Mar 05, 2008
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.03
I love this novel. When i first read the first couple of paragraphs i was stunned by how easy the writting was. Maybe it was the complex and stunningl...more
Aug 21, 2009
Apr 15, 2009
 
The Keep
3.39
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Another so-so read, i was so excited for this book, especially after all the rave reviews of her first novel. Maybe i should ha...more
Nov 2007
Jul 24, 2007
 
The Devil and Miss Prym
3.58
Although i'm giving three stars, this book faired better in my opinion than the widely beloved The Alchemist, i was more prepared for Coelho's witting...more
Jun 19, 2008
Mar 05, 2008
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.08
At the end of the Golden Compass, when the purpose of the series is finally revealed i was apprehensive about where Pullman was going with the story r...more
Feb 11, 2008
Dec 21, 2007
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.54
I can't say i found this any more interesting than Twilight. All the elements i loved in Twilight that i was hoping would be elaborated upon, were com...more
Sep 14, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.89
What a pleasant surprise! is my final thought for this book. I'm looking forward to reading the rest of the trilogy. i love the confidence and bravery...more
Jan 2008
Dec 21, 2007
 
Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel, #1)
3.79
First, let me start by saying the story was a coup-out but the writing was fantastic. Two stars not for the writing but for the weak story and charact...more
Oct 03, 2008
Mar 06, 2008
 
Guilty
3.72
Finally! A somewhat comeback book for Robards, in my opinion. lately her books have been dull and insignificant, but when i read the syniposis for thi...more
Jul 14, 2008
Jul 09, 2008
 
The Boleyn Inheritance (The Tudors, #3)
3.80
What a colossal disappointment, i had to force myself to finish reading. I read it immediately after reading The Other Boleyn Girl, and what a mistake...more
May 20, 2009
Jun 27, 2008
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
At first, I was really, really annoyed by this book. I contemplated giving up and washing my hands of it. I couldn't connect with Bella, didn't unders...more
Jun 14, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
The Edge of Midnight
4.49
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What a wonderful read. I have never read a book by Beverly Jenkins, but if all her books are as well written and natural as thi...more
Nov 2007
Nov 14, 2007
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