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Sita's Ramayana
3.62
The Ramayana is one of the greatest ancient Indian epics and a sacred story cherished by millions throughout the world. It is the story of Prince Ram'...more
not set
Mar 18, 2012
 
Zombies Vs. Unicorns
3.77
Are you tired of the same old zombie apocalypse story? Then you may be suffering from zombie fatigue. Zombie fatigue can hit anyone at anytime; sympto...more
not set
Jan 04, 2012
 
Fire (Graceling Realm, #2)
4.11
Fire is the last human monster in the Dells and her beauty is aweful to behold. Growing up in an isolated town, hidden safely from the passions her fo...more
not set
Aug 03, 2010
 
What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes?
4.26
What Have You Done to Our Ears is the debut collection of poetry by first generation American poet Arlene Kim. Mixing fairy tales and Korean folk tale...more
Jun 30, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
 
The Seance
3.54
There's nothing quite like a gripping gothic ghost story on a windy winter night. I'm not ashamed to admit the haunting black and white cover image wa...more
not set
Apr 03, 2013
 
Ransom
3.85
A dead man lies in the sand. Eyes still, covered in dirt and bound by rope, the body remains intact, serene almost, and shows little signs of the viol...more
Jan 04, 2012
Oct 16, 2011
 
Wandering Son: Volume One
3.96
Nitori and Takatsuki are fifth grade classmates who share a secret. Nitori is a boy who wants to be a girl and Takatsuki is a girl who wants to be a b...more
Dec 04, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
 
The Ridge
3.76
Anyone who has visited Blade Ridge will tell you it's an unsettling place. Tucked deep in the rural Kentucky mountainside it has a long history of acc...more
Mar 11, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
Monster Island (Zombies, #1)
3.57
David Wellington's Monster trilogy is an inventive take the zombie apocalypse tale. The first book, Monster Island, takes place in New York City years...more
Sep 12, 2010
Aug 18, 2010
 
Blood Harvest
3.92
The Fletcher family believes they've found the perfect home in the remote English village of Heptonclough. A beautiful house, the scenery of the moors...more
Dec 19, 2010
Dec 10, 2010
 
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
4.01
Max Brooks' World War Z is hands down one of the best books in the zombie genre written in the past decade. Survivors of a ten year war against the ho...more
not set
Dec 10, 2010
 
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
4.04
June Elbus' uncle Finn is dying. It's 1987 and the person who knows her best in the world, her godfather and confidante, is wasting away. AIDS is a ne...more
Aug 08, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
 
Slamming Open the Door
4.31
This book had me from the moment I read, "death barged in/ he has been here ever since". I simply can't say more than echo Thomas Lux, "How does one s...more
not set
Dec 05, 2009
 
Breathe Deeply
3.07
Watching someone you love struggle with a debilitating condition is a tragic and life changing experience. For young Sei and Oishi, losing their frien...more
not set
Jan 04, 2012
 
Burnt Shadows
3.84
I am going to make it a mission in life to have everyone read at least one of Shamsie's books. They may not like her aesthetic, but her depth is beaut...more
Oct 19, 2009
Oct 16, 2009
 
Kartography
3.88
My favorite modern novel. There's a certain image that I always remember when I think of the book; "can angels lie spine to spine? If not, how they mu...more
not set
Mar 31, 2009
 
The Gods of Gotham
3.87
The Gods of Gotham takes us to New York City in 1845; a place rife with political tension, an influx of immigrants, and the newly formed New York City...more
not set
Feb 09, 2013
 
The Naming (The Books of Pellinor, #1)
3.98
This book is first in the Pellinor series. I appreciate Croggon's take on the hero's quest, especially with a female protagonist. Very Tolkienesque (w...more
Aug 18, 2010
Aug 03, 2010
 
Gilead
3.80
Absolutely beautiful language. I can't wait to read Home.
not set
Jul 16, 2009
 
Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self
3.84
Now this a great short story collection! After finishing I was reminded of my first encounter with Jhumpa Lahiri and that feeling of being blown away...more
Jan 02, 2011
Nov 09, 2010
 
The Impressionist
3.58
An absolutely brilliant first novel. With Pran Nath's every transformation Kunzru skillfully builds tension between what one projects outwardly and th...more
not set
Mar 31, 2009
 
Tender Morsels
3.56
If there were a six star option I would have selected it (looking over my past several titles it seems I sure give a lot of 5-star ratings -- but they...more
Nov 13, 2009
Nov 11, 2009
 
100 Maps: The Science, Art and Politics of Cartography Throughout History
3.33
John Clark has chosen some of the most beautiful maps for this book. An unexpected favorite of mine is the section "Fantasies, Follies, & Fabricat...more
not set
Aug 26, 2007
 
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
3.80
'Bout time.
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 09, 2012
 
Ruin and Rising (The Grisha, #3)
4.22
None
not set
Jun 25, 2014
 
The Inheritance of Loss
3.37
None
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
 
Chicago Poems
3.99
None
not set
Aug 26, 2007
 
My Feudal Lord
3.60
None
Jun 08, 2012
May 07, 2012
 
Making Saints: How The Catholic Church Determines Who Becomes A Saint, Who Doesn'T, And Why
3.87
None
not set
Jan 14, 2010
 
Bollywood Dreams
4.33
None
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 02, 2011
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