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North of Beautiful
3.92
This book was whoa to me. I rarely find books nowadays that really make you think, and feel changed at the same time.

I think this story was what I per
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Jun 16, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
 
Hollow
3.70
Girly cover + Male author = I HAVE TO GET MY HANDS ON THIS OR I'LL DIE NEVER KNOWING :P
not set
Aug 21, 2011
 
Take Me There
3.65
I found this completely pointless.

Really, what was the point of this?

It began really great, but things went downhill from the middle of the story. I f
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Jul 2010
Jun 25, 2010
 
Blacklands
3.60
Nineteen years ago, 12-year-old Steven Lamb's Uncle Billy disappeared when Billy was only 11 and Steven's Mom and Billy's sister, Lettie, was 14 on hi ...more
Mar 16, 2010
Mar 13, 2010
 
A Little Wanting Song
3.76
"At six o'clock the sun rises and lights the car from the out-side. Blinds us almost. Dad squints through his glasses at the road, but me? I close my ...more
Jul 29, 2010
Jul 28, 2010
 
The Ninth Circle
3.50
I loved this book! I think everybody knows what happens when you love a book, it's really hard to put the feelings into words in a review. So hang in ...more
Apr 23, 2010
Apr 03, 2010
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.39
My best friend was constantly telling me to read Hunger Games since forever (a week) and I've been delaying it (I've got zillion books to read, I've g ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Jan 26, 2010
 
Saving Francesca
3.96
Melina Marchetta's books make me want to laugh, smile, frown, and cry at the same time. How she does it is a little of a mystery. Or maybe it's so sub ...more
Jan 15, 2011
Aug 04, 2010
 
Green Angel (Green Angel, #1)
3.88
What kind of trash are people up to nowadays?

Hoffman has no idea what 'beautiful writing' is. It's definitely not her idea of poetic prose.

The narrato
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not set
Apr 13, 2010
 
Jellicoe Road
4.17
I don't know the right thing to say.

I think its better if you know nothing about this book the moment you start it. So you don't judge anybody and don
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Aug 02, 2010
Jul 28, 2010
 
Before I Die
3.87
This is just so horrible!

As in painful. I think I'm turning into a masochist. I can't keep away from heart-breaking books.

It's hard to read something
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Aug 2010
Jul 17, 2010
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.42
**spoiler alert** Carrying on with the tradition from the last book, another character was killed off, and this time it wasn't some guy we didn't care ...more
Feb 21, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.73
So I finally got to read the over-hyped up book. The Da Vinci Code. You know how I feel now? Utter disappointment.

That's the thing with hyped-up books
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May 04, 2010
Jan 09, 2010
 
The Housekeeper + The Professor
3.94
We called him Professor. And he called my son Root, because, he said, the flat top of his head reminded him of the square root sign.

"There's a fine br
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Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
يوميات كهل صغير السن
3.46
عندالصفحة الأولى ستظن بأنك ستقرأ كتاباً من وجهة نظر متشائمٍ يرمي بمنهجه السوداوي إليك و لكن الكتاب -إذا دققت فيه و قرأت بين السطور- يروي قصة كل إنسان ...more
Jun 10, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
 
Good Oil
3.52
Got three things on my mind right now:

1) It's Not That Bad.
2) After reading of Amelia's abnormal crush-bordering-on-obsession, sixteen doesn't sound a
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Aug 22, 2011
Aug 20, 2011
 
In the Hand of the Goddess (Song of the Lioness, #2)
4.25
I liked this book, but I didn't find something that makes it so special and different. Not only plot-wise, but everything about the book is so simple. ...more
Mar 05, 2010
Mar 05, 2010
 
The Wedding (Lairds' Fiancées, #2)
4.18
Every once in a while when the mood strikes me, I would read a book like this to relieve stress. So I don't usually feel much like choking to death th ...more
Nov 09, 2013
Nov 10, 2013
 
The Sand Fish: A Novel from Dubai
3.13
I was expecting a lot from this book. But it was disappointing.

I was really interested at first because I'm an Emarati myself and I find it challengin
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Mar 03, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
 
Forbidden
4.07
I was reminded of one story (I think it was on Oprah) about a brother and a sister that were married for twenty years and had no idea they were even r ...more
Apr 18, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
 
The Quran
4.37
Edit: click here to listen to ayat from Surat Al-Aaraf being read by Maher Al-Ma'aegli.

Guys, don't forget that all translations of the Quran are tran
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not set
Aug 25, 2011
 
The Mayor of Casterbridge
3.75
I wouldn't have picked this book if not for school, and I'm not sure yet if I'm glad or not I read this. That's why I'm leaving the rating open.

Over-a
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Jan 2011
Apr 02, 2011
 
Being
3.68
This was a pretty strange yet interesting book.

'Dr. Andrews tells Robert that his surgery will be a routine endoscopy, which will check for a stomach
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Jan 04, 2010
Jan 02, 2010
 
Can You Keep a Secret?
3.82
The idea was pretty interesting

Many people would start chatting with the people sitting beside them (i shamelessly talked to a nice uni girl beside me
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Feb 2010
Jan 30, 2010
 
Becoming Chloe
3.76
This is not what I usually read but I thought I'd try something new and different and I'm glad I did.

This book made a whole lot of difference to me. I
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Feb 24, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
 
Wings (Wings, #1)
3.76
This was one of the awesomest (is that even a word?) books I've ever read. seriosuly.

I'm going to say my personal review straight away because if you
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Jan 24, 2010
Jan 21, 2010
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.07
This book was very engrossing and addicting that I read from yesterday’s morning till this morning non-stop (well, I had some short breaks). I couldn’ ...more
Dec 30, 2009
Dec 27, 2009
 
Lucas
3.97
When I started reading this, I had a fair idea of what was going to happen eventually. Not the how, but the what--if that even makes sense.

Cait said s
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Jul 31, 2010
Jul 29, 2010
 
Cloud of Ink
3.52
I'm no newcomer to poetry, but it was challenging to read Cloud of Ink.

Klatt’s poems are thickly-laced with all possible figures of speech that come
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Apr 07, 2011
Apr 05, 2011
 
Though Smoke Shall Hide the Sun
3.81
Wickedly intense. I really liked this more familiar/traditional concept of vampires than what's been the rage recently (you could say it's closer to C ...more
Mar 26, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
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