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The Water Knife
3.88
Well that wss fucking bleak.

Even by Bacigalupi standards. Don't get me wrong. Overall I liked it quite a bit. I do think there were a couple of stumbl
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Jul 03, 2015
Jun 09, 2015
 
Consider Phlebas (Culture, #1)
3.83
I really expected to like this more than I did. And I did like it. But... Yeah... ok, positives first.

The world building - in truth, galaxy building
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Jul 08, 2014
Jun 20, 2012
 
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
4.22
I've been steadily going through some recent big titles in space opera, and this is my first selection of what could also be called military sf. (Some ...more
Aug 25, 2015
Jul 05, 2015
 
The Diamond Age
4.18
A really fascinating book, fairly early in Stephenson's career. I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in sci-fi, nanotechnology, speculativ ...more
Nov 25, 2010
Nov 17, 2010
 
Seveneves
4.02
"The moon blew up without warning and for no apparent reason."
The opening line of Neal Stephenson's new 'hard SF' thriller, Seveneves, is bound to go
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Jun 06, 2015
May 22, 2015
 
Anathem
4.17
YEs, this book is hard to read and starts off slow, but its somehow intriguing and boring at the same time. (the first 300 pages take place in a monas ...more
Mar 22, 2010
Mar 12, 2010
 
Ancillary Justice
3.97
I'm a little torn about this book. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed it. It's a good and unique book. Is it good and unique enough to win all those awards ...more
Aug 18, 2015
Jan 13, 2014
 
Dhalgren
3.82
Quite easily, I can say that this is the most difficult and yet amazingly beautiful books I've ever read. Its certainly not for everybody. Its not wit ...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower #7)
4.23
A terribly, terribly disappointing ending to an epic and sometimes awesome series. it was so bad it almost made be regret ever starting the series in ...more
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Feb 27, 2009
 
Watchmen, Complete Edition
4.32
One of the best graphic novels ever written. Its pace, its characters, its depth, its use of panels, and of a whole page of panels, is so unique and m ...more
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Jan 24, 2009
 
Star Wars: Clone Wars, Volume 4: Light and Dark
3.96
so far, this is the best of the clone wars books that I've read. (although I haven't read vol 3). It's written by Ostrander, who seems to be the best ...more
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Mar 11, 2009
 
The Road
3.94
Beautiful, beautiful prose. every paragraph is literally a poem unto itself. Bleak, foreboding, yet tied together with an inner light.

one of the few r
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Jan 2008
Jan 22, 2009
 
Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs, #1)
4.10
damn this was good. gritty, hard-boild detective noir in a post-cyberpunk, transhumanist future. sex, drugs, brainhacking, and lots and lots of violen ...more
Mar 25, 2014
Mar 23, 2014
 
Fray
4.08
GREAT!
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Apr 14, 2010
 
The Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force
4.21
Overall, I liked the Sith book more. It was pretty interesting to get a look into how the Jedi Brotherhood was structured. But it would have been much ...more
Feb 09, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
 
The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker, #2)
3.87
Wow, this was darker and grimmer than I expected from a YA book.... And I loved it. Fast paced and has some great characters and fantastic world build ...more
Apr 30, 2014
Feb 25, 2012
 
Leviathan Wakes (Expanse, #1)
4.09
Finally got to this book after hearing about it for years. Definitely should have gotten to this sooner. Really loved it right from the first page. Gr ...more
Jul 30, 2015
Jul 13, 2012
 
1984
4.11
The one novel that completely altered how I view politics and current events.

Big brother, thought crime, it all comes from here.

A must read for everyo
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Jan 24, 2009
 
Dark Force Rising (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy Graphic Novels, #2)
3.88
a pretty terrible adaption of the book. if you are interested in this story, just skip the graphic novel and read the actual book. couldn't even finis ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Dec 31, 2009
 
Broken Angels (Takeshi Kovacs, #2)
3.99
Just finished Broken Angels and dug it. Similar to Altered Carbon in that it hit many similar beats, but still a different kind of story.
Aug 28, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
 
Reamde
3.94
You can read my review of this here: http://popcornreads.com/fiction/reamd...
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Aug 17, 2011
 
Fair Coin (Coin, #1)
3.49
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Apr 19, 2012
 
House Harkonnen (Prelude to Dune, #2)
3.60
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Feb 25, 2009
 
House Corrino (Prelude to Dune, #3)
3.59
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Feb 25, 2009
 
Ronin
3.62
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Feb 25, 2009
 
The Dark Tower, Volume 1: The Gunslinger Born
4.13
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Feb 25, 2009
 
Star Wars: Legacy, Volume 1: Broken
3.95
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Feb 25, 2009
 
Star Wars: Clone Wars, Volume 1: The Defense of Kamino and Other Tales
3.80
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Feb 25, 2009
 
Star Wars: Clone Wars, Volume 2: Victories and Sacrifices
3.86
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Feb 25, 2009
 
Star Wars: Legacy, Volume 2: Shards
3.92
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Feb 25, 2009
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