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Two in a Boat: The True Story of a Marital Rite of Passage
3.33
it was ok
I must admit I was disappointed with this book.

The premise was what first caught my attention: A married couple put their lives on hold to teach thems
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Feb 14, 2009
 
Hunting the Dragon
3.00
did not like it
I've finished Peter Dixon's HUNTING THE DRAGON and I found reading this book a bit difficult. The story concept had a lot of potential, but came off a ...more
Jan 25, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
The Internet is a Playground
3.95
it was amazing
One of the most influential literary works of our time! THE INTERNET IS A PLAYGROUND is a dazzling and original achievement by the masterful David Tho ...more
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Jun 06, 2011
 
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
4.10
it was amazing
Holocaust book. Disturbing, unsettling and vivid. There are many books that deal with the subject of the concentration camps of WWII, SHINDLER'S LIST, ...more
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Feb 04, 2011
 
Have a Nice Day!: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks
4.31
liked it
It's a funny thing that I even read this book in the first place. I am not nor have I ever been a fan of Professional Wrestling. A good friend recomme ...more
Mar 20, 2010
Mar 15, 2010
 
Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson
3.95
really liked it
A good friend recommended this book for a quick read. He thought I'd enjoy the historical action of this. He was right. I had seen "Jeremiah Johnson" ...more
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Sep 21, 2010
 
I Know This Much Is True
4.17
it was amazing
Dark! Dark and amazing. Wally Lamb is a superb storyteller-who can pack a punch. The characters were great, and the hero was...was..unlikeable. A real ...more
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Jan 24, 2011
 
The Airedale Terrier
3.50
it was ok
After taking a short break to reflect on why I gave this book such a low review, I'm back to write up my reasons.
This book was downloaded as a kindle
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Jan 19, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
 
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
3.64
it was ok
Greg Mortenson is a man to be admired. Few people in this world could devote the same passion for a selfless cause.
The trouble with the book however,
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Oct 2008
Feb 11, 2009
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.70
really liked it
Seth Grahame-Smith's second book ABRAHAM LINCOLN:VAMPIRE HUNTER was a real entertaining read. This book really showed a bit more of the creative side ...more
Mar 14, 2010
Mar 08, 2010
 
The Prince
3.77
it was amazing
I liked this as much as Sun Tzu's THE ART OF WAR It is a point blank study on Gaining and HOLDING power. Even though the book is written to assist a T ...more
Apr 17, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
 
A Man Without a Country
4.07
really liked it
A short memoir written by a man who for once, has something to say.
It reads more like an informal lecture, sermon or public address than a traditional
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Feb 23, 2009
Feb 22, 2009
 
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion
3.97
really liked it
A great look at what people are doing to the ocean with plastic. This is definitely a book I am going to share with my daughters. It really is chillin ...more
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Sep 18, 2009
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.11
really liked it
A great crime "Who Done It" that certainly provides readers with hours of entertainment. The story runs pretty smoothly from beginning to end, with pe ...more
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Aug 16, 2010
 
Watchmen
4.35
it was amazing
If ever there was an archetype for a graphic novel, WATCHMEN would be it. Stunning storytelling, and excellent graphics, WATCHMEN delivers in spades. ...more
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Jul 14, 2012
 
The God of Small Things
3.91
really liked it
I originally gave this 3 stars. My sister immediately called me in histarics wondering why. It was because the story didn't stick. I mean I didn't fin ...more
Apr 19, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
 
Battle Royale
4.24
it was amazing
I have been wanting to read this ever since I have failed to see the movie.(A friend of mine mailed me the DVDs, but I only received disc 2)

I ran thro
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Mar 24, 2009
 
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
3.84
it was amazing
This was a really quick read, and it was very funny.The storyline has great flow and the characters are all well flushed out and believable- I swear I ...more
Nov 21, 2010
Nov 09, 2010
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.40
it was amazing
Incredible story of survival. The Louis Zamperini story is remarkable, horrifying and inspiring. Laura Hillenbrand did such a thorough job on retellin ...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 15, 2011
 
The Children of Men
3.69
really liked it
A really good twist on an apocalyptic future. The concept of the human race slowly dying out by the cause of infertility rather than undergoing a sudd ...more
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Jul 12, 2010
 
City of Thieves
4.28
it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. Excellent story great characters. The characters are amazing. I usually do not collect quotes from stories I read but this ...more
Apr 28, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
 
You
3.47
liked it
VERY quick read. Double spaced with a lot of spacing between paragraphs. Even though story is pretty typical of a YA book, Benoit does offer some insi ...more
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Feb 08, 2011
 
Let the Great World Spin
3.93
it was amazing
5 stars? Really? Yes, I had to think on why I gave this book such a high rating, and it comes down to voice. Colum McCann hit it out of the park with ...more
May 02, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
 
A Northern Light
3.83
really liked it
Well written book. I enjoyed the fact that it took place in the Adirondacks. It was based on true events at the turn of the century on Moose Lake. Not ...more
Dec 18, 2010
Dec 09, 2010
 
Spitfire: A North Country Adventure
4.22
really liked it
A very insightful young reader's book. The story is well paced with great characterization. I would recommend it to any young reader who wishes to be ...more
Oct 2008
Feb 11, 2009
 
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd (One Thousand White Women#1)
3.87
really liked it
A great story that starts like a locomotive. It took a few days to really get into but it finished strong. Jim Fergus did not romanticize the Cheyenne ...more
Apr 09, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
 
Atlas Shrugged
3.68
really liked it
This book has been one I've been wanting to read for years. It's a great insight into the workings of society, and what drives us to thrive. It is a p ...more
Feb 18, 2009
Feb 11, 2009
 
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
3.73
it was amazing
The reviews on this book perplex me. The main criticism of the book is that it comes across as pretentious and the characters are "unctuously trite an ...more
May 05, 2011
Jul 23, 2010
 
The Pleasure of My Company
3.78
really liked it
Sharp, hilarious, and intelligent. I liked it better than "Me Talk Pretty One Day". It was my first Steve Martin book, and I must say I was impressed, ...more
Jun 04, 2009
Jun 04, 2009
 
Eat, Pray, Love
3.50
did not like it
--I couldn't relate to the protagonist. The story wasn't interesting enough to merit the time to finish the novel. I quit after 212 pages.
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Feb 14, 2009
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