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The Drowning Tree
3.82
When I finished "The Lake of Dead Languages" about a month ago, I couldn't wait to read more by Carol Goodman. I liked everything about it: the settin...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
Carol
3.84
An incredible book. This is the first book by Patricia Highsmith I've read, and I think I want to read everything she has ever written over the next y...more
Sep 10, 2009
Sep 09, 2009
 
The Dreaming Jewels
3.95
I liked this book, it was a quick, absorbing read. The story and the characters could have been more fleshed out; the plot was ultimately rather thin...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
The Witness for the Prosecution
3.97
I just started this, but the first story was great, exactly what I look for in an Agatha Christie book.

Update: I'm finished now, and the rest of the s...more
Sep 30, 2010
Sep 27, 2010
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 02: Miles Behind Us
4.27
After having mixed feelings about the first volume, I decided to give The Walking Dead another chance. I'd heard so many good things about it, after a...more
Dec 30, 2009
Dec 07, 2009
 
The Eight (The Eight #1)
3.92
I don't play chess (hardly even know the rules), have never had any talent for maths or music, and never guess what's going on in any mystery. Any (or...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
Faithful Place (Dublin Murder Squad, #3)
3.95
Wow, every time I have my doubts that I'll be able to get into the next narrator's story as much as I did into the last one's, and every time I seem t...more
May 03, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
 
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
4.00
I haven't read many fantasy books yet, and I haven't like most of those I did read. The language is often very bombastic, and while that's fine in som...more
Feb 19, 2010
Feb 17, 2010
 
The Moth Diaries
3.44
I was looking forward to reading this book, because I usually like stories where there is ambiguity between friendship, obsession and romantic attract...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 07, 2010
 
The Illustrated Man
4.11
I was disappointed by this one, and not just a little. The October Country is one of my favourite books ever, and I also loved Something Wicked This W...more
Aug 14, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
 
Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10)
3.87
Same as ever: horrible, but no way that I'm going to give up this series. I'm annoyed to death every time I'm listening to these books, but in between...more
Jun 02, 2010
May 28, 2010
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
My head hurts...But in a good way, I think. I've been curious about "real" fantasy for a long time, because it seemed like so much fun, something to g...more
Jun 24, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
The Little Stranger
3.47
Just as good as I've come to expect from Sarah Waters, i.e. definitely one of the best books I've read this year. As usual, the setting is fascinating...more
Sep 20, 2009
Sep 17, 2009
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 01: Days Gone Bye
4.31
I started reading this after a recommendation from a mostly reliable source, but I have mixed feelings about it so far. I'll have to read more before...more
not set
Dec 06, 2009
 
Rose Madder
3.57
Of course this isn't Stephen King's best work, I agree about that with almost everyone else (including himself). But I was still completely engrossed,...more
Aug 24, 2011
Aug 11, 2011
 
The Fire
3.17
**spoiler alert** A disappointment, I don't think I'll read any more books by Katherine Neville after this one.
Alright, "The Eight" was confusing, but...more
Mar 06, 2010
Feb 19, 2010
 
Playing With The Grown Ups
3.25
I liked Sophie Dahl when she was a model (that opium ad! the way she almost looks like Debbie Harry sometimes!), and I like that she's Roald Dahl's gr...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
Daphne
3.21
I loved the few books by Daphne Du Maurier that I've read so far, and the few things I knew about the author's life (from the tv movie "Daphne", which...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
Dead and Gone (Sookie Stackhouse, #9)
4.02
Yes! I finally finished the series (up to date) today, and I'm so relieved. Stupid of me to be so damn loyal all the time, to read the entire series j...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
From Dead to Worse (Sookie Stackhouse, #8)
4.02
I wonder why I keep reading this series. I love the Southern setting and the idea of vampire kingdoms, and some of the characters and plots, but I'm g...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #3)
4.04
It took me a bit longer to listen to this one, I think I've overdosed a bit on these books. Still fun and entertaining, but having listened to the fir...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
The Magician King (The Magicians, #2)
3.84
Very happy with this sequel; I liked it better than the first one, probably because the characters are much more easy to sympathize with this time aro...more
Sep 09, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
 
Mythagowoud
3.83
This was my first (explicit) fantasy novel and I think it's just not my genre. I enjoyed big parts of it, especially in the first half of the book, bu...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5)
4.02
I'm liking Sookie less and less, by now she's just as impossible to stand as her TV version. And the mysteries seem to get less and less important; in...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
Imperial Bedrooms
3.09
Almost everyone seemed so disappointed in this book, which is why it took me a while to get to this, but I think Bret Easton Ellis hasn't lost a bit o...more
Aug 09, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
Whirlwind (The X-Files)
3.40
I love the X Files as much as the next girl (=very much!), so when I found this one somewhere for 1.50 euros I couldn't resist. I thought it would be...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
The Forgotten Garden
4.10
Some of the characters in this book do incomprehensible, stupid things that make them very hard to sympathize with (I thought Nell was bad at first, b...more
Jan 29, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
 
Appointment with Death (Hercule Poirot, #19)
3.80
**spoiler alert** I really felt for that Lady, she'd been doing everyone's dirty work and being despised for it ever since the beginning (though did t...more
Jul 06, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
 
Promethea, Vol. 1
3.89
I think I found a new favourite! Alan Moore really knows how to tell a story. Promethea's origins, many incarnations and adventures are intriguing and...more
not set
Sep 10, 2009
 
A Dog's Ransom
3.55
I keep fearing that Patricia Highsmith's going to fall of the pedestal I put her on, but it hasn't happened yet. To the contrary, this again turned ou...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
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