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Shattered Air: A True Account of Catastrophe and Courage on Yosemite's Half Dome
3.69
I thought this was such an amazing book! It is a really amazing and eerie non-fictional tale of backpackers who hike half dome during a terrible storm ...more
Jan 2002
Jun 02, 2009
 
The Montauk Project: Experiments in Time
3.47
Like I said in a discussion I posted this book makes a lot of bold and some might say "absurd" statements. I believe it does make a lot of interesting ...more
May 20, 2009
May 18, 2009
 
Running with Scissors
3.65
What an odd up-bringing Burroughs went through? THe fact that he could come out of that as an intelligent put together individual really makes you won ...more
not set
Nov 03, 2010
 
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
4.05
Overall I like this book, there were aspects and chapters of it i really enjoyed and others I found not so interesting..

I felt like Bryson's companion
...more
not set
Sep 28, 2010
 
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
4.06
This is now one of my top favorite 5 books now.

This book filled me with such happiness, inspiration and curiosity about an individuals capacity to bet
...more
Feb 27, 2010
Oct 08, 2009
 
I'm Down
3.65
I was debating between a 3 and a 4. I checked some other reviews and then decided a 3.

I finished this book in about a day so it's not like it was bori
...more
May 16, 2010
May 31, 2009
 
In a Sunburned Country
4.03
I really enjoyed this book. At times Bryson went into a lot of detail about certain things and he sort of lost me at points but I read a lot of things ...more
Jan 26, 2009
Jan 04, 2009
 
Geography of Bliss
3.81
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I bought it as an audio on CD.

First off I thought the actual idea of the book was extremely creative, original and en
...more
not set
Sep 01, 2010
 
Snuff
3.15
This was an interesting novel..

I was hesitant with it at first because the plot seemed a little...derogatory? But Palahniuk is known for being pretty
...more
not set
Nov 03, 2010
 
Zoli
3.63
Apart of me enjoyed reading this book a little. There were some random things about it i enjoyed reading about like the music and culture of gypsy peo ...more
Feb 08, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
Tapping the Source
4.01
Very original story..

The author is really good at developing the characters [and trust me there are all kinds in this book:].

It is really neat how sur
...more
Feb 28, 2010
Jan 20, 2010
 
Brooklyn
3.61
I struggled with what to rate this book. I thought it was a nice story about innocence but I felt like it dragged a little. I wasn't interested in rea ...more
May 23, 2009
May 07, 2009
 
The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number
3.74
This book was jam packed with all kinds of information. Sometimes I had to re-read certain pages and themes to understand it but for the most part it ...more
May 13, 2009
Apr 20, 2009
 
The Secret Temple: Masons, Mysteries, and the Founding of America
3.74
I really liked how this book was put together. I felt that the author was unbiased, he did his research and did well at breaking things down for the r ...more
May 13, 2010
Sep 28, 2009
 
Positive Discipline
4.11
Every parent and teacher of should read this book. It incorporates a lot of neat and new techniques for disciplining children. Although I have none of ...more
not set
Jul 24, 2012
 
Persona Non Grata (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #3)
3.95
I won this book in a giveaway! I was very excited because it is a genre I have always enjoyed reading (ie; greco-roman war, alexander the great, Steve ...more
Feb 15, 2010
Sep 28, 2009
 
Brief Encounters with Che Guevera
3.95
Interesting short stories. I didn't really know what to expect with this one. I sort of purchased it on impulse. The stories were well written and cre ...more
Aug 08, 2010
Jul 25, 2010
 
Choke
3.67
A really different type of book. It has a lot of twists and turns and pretty descriptive passages. You get pretty involved in this odd relationships ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 12, 2009
 
Ford County
3.49
I really enjoyed the short stories in this book although they weren't necessarily heart warming. They were full of drama and what could have easily be ...more
not set
Sep 03, 2013
 
The Human Web: A Bird's-Eye View of World History
3.66
This book was a jam packed run through of world history. I gave it 3 stars because I had to read it quickly for a class so i think that created a litt ...more
Feb 29, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
Last of the Amazons
3.68
This was a very interesting a graphic novel. I didn't know much about the subject at all before I read it. I liked Pressfields book "Gates of Fire" an ...more
Sep 28, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
Diary of a Drug Fiend
3.80
It was difficult to stay focused reading this. The author jumps around a lot and it was written in the 20's which made it strange to read because of t ...more
Nov 2008
Jan 05, 2009
 
Remember Me?
3.74
This was a really cute book. It is very light reading. Doesn't take long to get through. Sweet story. Totally a chick book. I liked the story line eno ...more
not set
Jul 25, 2010
 
Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club
3.63
A very fun book to read. Lots of stories and it reads more like a journal then a book. It is an inside look into motorcycle gangs during the 70's!
Oct 2008
Jan 05, 2009
 
The Unquiet Dead: A Psychologist Treats Spirit Possession
3.83
An interesting look and theory from the viewpoint of a psychologist. It sounds like it would be strange but it is actually very interesting.
not set
Jan 05, 2009
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.63
I liked this book! It was really easy and enjoyable to read. It was interesting to learn about the sea through the eyes of a fisherman
Oct 2008
Jan 05, 2009
 
The Joke
3.95
This was the first book by Kundera I read. It is my favorite because of how accurately it depicts Czech culture during this time.
not set
Jan 05, 2009
 
Music for Chameleons
4.04
I love this book! I thought it was a diverse compilation of short stories. He was a very interesting and odd man.
not set
Jan 08, 2009
 
Brave New World
3.93
I read this book because of my fanatical obsession with The Doors. After reading numerous biographies about the band and Morrison they were all (espec ...more
May 22, 2011
Mar 29, 2011
 
Islands Apart: A Year on the Edge of Civilization
3.60
I really enjoyed reading this book. I, as many other native Californian's, was not very familiar with the islands Ken McAlpine stays on. I found the b ...more
Jun 14, 2009
Jun 07, 2009
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