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The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Fully Updated
4.21
Lots of claims. And, I admit, lots of citations.
A lot of holes, though. Like, most of it.
McDowell claims the bible is exceptional, because it is writt
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Oct 20, 2013
 
Преди да се родя и след смъртта ми
3.77
Авторът сякаш се е опитал да подражава на 'Автобиографията' на Бранислав Нушич, но се е целял в по-възрастни читатели. Още по-странно е че главният ге ...more
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Nov 29, 2009
 
Writing Degree Zero
3.87
Written in a style heavy with complex, unneeded, heavy expressions and clumsy similes. Using words outside their normal definitions without providing ...more
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Nov 12, 2014
 
Приключения капитана Врунгеля
4.28
One of the funniest books I have ever read. The essence of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" packed in less than fifth of the volume and with add ...more
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Nov 28, 2009
 
Life of Pi
3.87
“1) Life is a story. 2) You can choose your story. 3) A story with God is the better story.”
Yeah, sure, you can choose your story. If it makes you fee
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Oct 16, 2014
 
Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism
3.89
The author tries to imitate the scientific method - forming a hypothesis (bad relationship with the father increases the chance for atheism), looking ...more
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Jan 15, 2014
 
The Risen Empire (Succession, #1)
3.88
I was expecting some over-the-top action 'warhammer'-style, and fearing some over-the-top bullshit 'Sten'-style. The eternal immortal God-Emperor conf ...more
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Aug 24, 2010
 
Missile Gap
3.78
Wow, just wow. I read it in one sitting. It's not very long, and I admit, it has some 'not as interesting as the rest' parts, but the style was clever ...more
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Dec 09, 2009
 
Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes
4.42
This books claims that evolution, atheism and so on, are logically inconsistent and self-contradictory, going as far as to say these "theories commit ...more
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Mar 09, 2015
 
Moving Mars (Queen of Angels, #3)
3.79
I love science fiction, I love colonization stories, I love Mars. I had doubts about the author, but hey, how bad can you mess up such a story?
Well, v
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Feb 07, 2015
 
Vicious
4.25
I prefer epic books, where the fate of the world rides with the story, while this one is about a personal conflict and revenge. With a few exceptions ...more
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Jul 23, 2015
 
The Black Company (The Chronicle of the Black Company, #1)
3.96
The good:
The main characters aren't knights in shining armor, slaying hordes to save the world in Lord of the Rings style. They are mercenaries, follo
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Nov 30, 2009
 
The Last Theorem
3.13
I have a strong suspicion that in the long lives of the authors they accumulated a great deal of ideas, that never made it in a book. Well, it would b ...more
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Jun 08, 2010
 
Starborne
3.30
I was unshure whether to give it two or three stars. Maybe it deserves three and I reacted negatively because I read "Ship-Sister, Star-Sister" - the ...more
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Jan 16, 2011
 
Surfing Through Hyperspace: Understanding Higher Universes in Six Easy Lessons
3.67
Strange hybrid between a story and popular science. Has some interesting views on 4D, plus a history of the thoughts about 4D. How a 4D creature would ...more
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Dec 01, 2009
 
From the Earth to the Moon (Extraordinary Voyages, #4)
3.77
The book has a "can do" attitude, approaching engineering problems and solving them by throwing massive numbers - weights, sizes, speeds, distances. I ...more
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Oct 20, 2010
 
The Left Hand of God (The Left Hand of God, #1)
3.67
The book started really promising, with the Sanctuary of the Redeemers described as terrifying and believable at the same time, turning children into ...more
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Jan 30, 2011
 
Galápagos
3.86
They say a statue is made when a sculptor sees a statue in the air and then just fills the form with substance, and a writer sees the story itn the bl ...more
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Apr 07, 2010
 
Abaddon's Gate (Expanse, #3)
4.15
You know a book is good when you take your time to put it down just so you can say "Daym, that book is good!". It took me two days to read, days I had ...more
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Jan 19, 2014
 
Flashforward
3.58
Major disappointment. The idea was great, but then the style was awful - the author kept telling instead of showing. The main character was quite unli ...more
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Dec 20, 2012
 
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, #1)
3.97
This book has very epic ideas. AIs with many bodies, a well as an immortal ruler, a dyson sphere at the center of the empire, a powerful and strange a ...more
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Jun 22, 2015
 
Fevre Dream
3.82
The setting of the book - vampires on the Mississippi steamers, might be little more than a sum of cliches, but I really liked the style and atmospher ...more
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Jul 26, 2010
 
A Clockwork Orange
3.96
This man makes a statement, that freedom must be absolute. Anarchy is the ultimate freedom, I admit, but any marginally civilized society should admit ...more
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Nov 27, 2009
 
The Lees of Laughter's End (The Tales of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach #3)
3.98
**spoiler alert** Unfortunately Steven Erikson decided to change the genre of the series. Instead of epic imperial military fantacy as the main series ...more
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Jul 26, 2010
 
Cold as Ice  (Cold as Ice #1)
3.72
Suprisingly good book. Has very little to do with the description on the cover, though.
It is definately hard science fiction, and while the science is
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Jan 15, 2011
 
Starship Troopers
3.97
This is my favorite Heinlein book. It can be blamed for idealizing the military, for advertising political dictatorship and whatnot, but that doesn't ...more
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Nov 27, 2009
 
Pandora's Star (Commonwealth Saga, #1)
4.22
There was a moment when I felt sci-fi books just did not get aliens right. Otherwise good books would show furries or humanoid human-sised freaks that ...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Downbelow Station (Company Wars, #1)
3.88
Downbelow Station has unusualy realistic space battles - which is great, but is not military SF and has very few battles. A pitty, since this was the ...more
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Nov 30, 2009
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.43
Reading the first 4 pages I was hooked. Yes, it sounded promising. Magic, mystery, lurking danger - what's not to like?
Eight hundred pages later I was
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Nov 27, 2009
 
Pushing Ice
3.99
Thinking of all the progress technology has made in the last century and how little of it was predicted it is understandable that writing believable f ...more
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Jul 02, 2012
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