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Possession
3.86
Roland Michell, a Randolph Henry Ash scholar, stumbles upon drafts of a fervent letter by the 19th century poet to an unknown woman, soon determined t ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 12, 2007
 
Tabi Po: Isyu 1
4.50
Good, interesting story. Beautiful art. Excited for the next volume!
Nov 2014
Nov 01, 2014
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in place of her younger sister as District 12's female tribute in the country's hunger games, an annual s ...more
Feb 2012
Dec 19, 2012
 
All Clear
4.04
The latest addition to Connie Willis' Oxford Time Travel series, which includes "Doomsday Book" and "To Say Nothing of the Dog", "Blackout" and "All C ...more
Jan 14, 2013
Jan 10, 2013
 
Under the Dome
3.88
After 44 novels (and countless short stories and novellas, etc.), Stephen King still has it.

I’ve been a Stephen King fan since college, when I used to
...more
Feb 02, 2014
Jan 29, 2014
 
Azincourt
4.06
Azincourt (or Agincourt) is apparently one of the most famous battles in English history, but having no knowledge of the pre-Tudor era I had no idea w ...more
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 05, 2013
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.42
Have you ever read a book you had difficulty trying to tell other people about, because you feel that your words are inadequate to describe what the b ...more
May 2012
Dec 20, 2012
 
The Sunne in Splendour
4.39
News of the discovery of Richard III's remains under a car park in Leicester, England prompted me to finally read this hefty novel.

Richard III is infa
...more
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 05, 2013
 
I Killed Adolf Hitler
3.99
In a world where anyone can hire an assassin and killing people in public is commonplace, what happens when someone is commissioned to travel in time ...more
Aug 2012
Dec 20, 2012
 
Only You Can Save Mankind (Johnny Maxwell, #1)
3.66
While playing the computer game “Only You Can Save Mankind”, 12-year-old Johnny Maxwell receives a message from the captain of the ScreeWee wishing to ...more
Sep 04, 2008
Sep 03, 2008
 
The Historian
3.74
4 1/2 stars

“The Historian” begins with a young girl who discovers a book and several letters hidden in her father’s library, and inadvertently trigger
...more
Jun 22, 2008
Jun 23, 2008
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.38
I remember buying the paperback of Harry Potter Books 1 and 2 together at National Bookstore Cubao 8 years ago when I was in my sophomore year in univ ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 03, 2007
 
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
3.75
The question, “Why is no more magic done in England?” leads to the discovery of magician Gilbert Norrell. The belief that Norrell is the only magician ...more
Sep 2007
Aug 12, 2007
 
Pagan in Exile (Pagan Chronicles, #2)
3.90
3 1/2 stars

"Pagan in Exile" is the second in a four-book series about Pagan Kidrouk, a Christian Arab from Jerusalem who joins the Order of the Temple
...more
Aug 28, 2008
Aug 27, 2008
 
Perfume
3.97
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille was born with a gift – an extraordinary sense of smell. This enables him to become the greatest, if unrecognized, perfumer in ...more
Nov 19, 2008
Nov 19, 2008
 
Dumbbells, Earcaps and Hair Restorers: A Shopper's Guide to Gentlemen's Foibles 1880-1930
3.50
After rereading “The Historian” for next month’s unofficial FFP discussion (which I will try to write a review on later), I wanted something light and ...more
Aug 31, 2008
Aug 30, 2008
 
Black House (The Talisman, #2)
3.95
Jack Sawyer, hero of “The Talisman”, is forced to remember the summer he was twelve years old and traveled to a parallel world called the Territories, ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 16, 2007
 
My Name is Kim Sam Soon
3.80
I probably liked the novel because I liked the Koreanovela it inspired, but thinking about it, the love story was not believable; I did not understand ...more
Oct 08, 2014
Oct 06, 2014
 
Across the Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories (Abhorsen)
3.75
One must not read the book expecting all the short stories to be set in the world of the Abhorsen trilogy, except “Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in ...more
not set
Sep 02, 2007
 
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List
3.48
It's been a while since a novel made me stay up until the wee hours of the morning to finish it. "Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List" shows us the different ...more
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 09, 2013
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.93
At the heart of this tale is the question, “Who is Vida Winter?” To say more would be to lose the magic of storytelling. Let Ms. Setterfield and Ms. W ...more
Nov 20, 2008
Nov 20, 2008
 
Many Waters (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #4)
4.01
Twins Sandy and Dennys Murphy disturb their father’s experiment on space and time travel and find themselves displaced back in the time of Noah and th ...more
Oct 2007
Sep 06, 2007
 
Take My Picture
4.07
One of my favorite love stories.
not set
Dec 17, 2014
 
The Princess Bride
4.24
“The Princess Bride” is one of my favorite novels and I reread it after seeing the film adaptation. Sad to say the film has ruined the novel for me. : ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 12, 2007
 
Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan, Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in A.D. 922
3.60
Ibn Fadlan, a Muslim, becomes a reluctant member and chronicler of a company of Northmen, more commonly known as Vikings, as they battle with the wend ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 17, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
4.47
It is Harry’s third year at Hogwarts, and we learn more about his parents James and Lily Potter, their friends Moony and Wormtail and Padfoot and Pron ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 08, 2007
 
Dream Boy
3.92
In simple yet lyrical words, Jim Grimsley describes the life of Nathan and his family, newly moved into a small religious town and harboring a shamefu ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 12, 2007
 
Equal Rites (Discworld, #3)
3.93
Esk is the eighth daughter of an eighth son, which makes her wizard material. Except no female can ever be a wizard. Or can she? Usual Pratchett-style ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 12, 2007
 
Timeline
3.78
Interesting premise, but the execution was too contrived.
Nov 2014
Oct 06, 2014
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.57
What a journey it has been, one of laughter and of tears; happy that there is a happy ending, yet sad to finally be leaving Harry and Ron and Hermione ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 18, 2007
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