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The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named
3.83
None
not set
Jul 25, 2009
 
The Pillars Of The Earth
4.26
None
not set
Jul 12, 2007
 
Empire State (Empire State, #1)
3.14
Read the first chapter, not my cuppa. May give it another try sometime in the future.
not set
Dec 14, 2011
 
The Potato Factory
4.03
have heard mixed reviews of this, so will be interesting to see how it pans out.
not set
Jul 20, 2007
 
A Fine Balance
4.33
reading this one in between other books at the moment. I know, sounds like a silly thing to do. My father loaned me this book back at Xmas, and I'm st ...more
not set
Jul 12, 2007
 
The God of Small Things
3.89
Loved the richness of the prose, but like eating panforte, I could only manage very small slices at a time. And after about 70 pages, I realised I did ...more
May 2007
Jul 12, 2007
 
Snow
3.52
Nightmare. This book made me feel stupid. Maybe I'm not as clever as I think I am, but it's not comfortable to have this reinforced. I wanted to finis ...more
Oct 2006
Jul 12, 2007
 
Taming The Infinite: The Story Of Mathematics
3.83
Due back at the library Monday. Perhaps I'll return to it eventually. What I have read of this is entertaining enough, and I've even managed to thrill ...more
Jul 2009
May 25, 2009
 
The Beloved (War of the Roses, #3)
3.88
Really, I have no idea what possessed me to even start this one. Avoid.
not set
Jan 02, 2011
 
The Sweet Scent of Blood (Spellcrackers.com, #1)
3.64
I tried. Perhaps if I wasn't reading 5 other books at the same time I'd be able to get my head around this. The cast of thousands didn't help, and I s ...more
not set
Jun 20, 2009
 
Dead After Dark (Companion, #6.5; Dark Hunterverse, #15.6; Belador, #0.5; Were-Hunter, #3.5; )
4.09
Well, in the end this is going back to the library unfinished. While the first 2 stories were interesting enough, I had to work quite hard to finish t ...more
not set
Aug 02, 2010
 
Hot Blooded (Dark, #14; Midnight Upyr, #2.5; Mageverse, #.5)
4.11
Have knocked off the story I got this book for - Mageverse #1 - just to discover 6 pages missing at a critical point. Library books, eh? May well look ...more
Jan 20, 2010
Jan 15, 2010
 
Just This Once (Escape to New Zealand, #1)
3.79
Meh
not set
Mar 16, 2013
 
Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1)
4.23
I did waver on the 2-star button for a moment, but in all conscience I really can't justify the second star. Not without reading the whole book *shudd ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2011
 
Flint and Silver: A Prequel to Treasure Island
3.49
**spoiler alert** Well, I got half way through the 2nd disc before another audiobook arrived off my waiting list at the library, and I gratefully retu ...more
Nov 2009
Nov 11, 2009
 
Spellbinder (Spellbinder, #1)
3.07
Ok, truth is I didn't finish this. I got bored with it. I got bored with long scenes that were packed with apparently pointless detail and dialogue. Y ...more
May 21, 2008
Jul 15, 2007
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