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Under a Vampire Moon (Argeneau, #16)
4.22
I received a copy of this book via the Edelweiss advanced reading copy website for my nook-tablet.

Let me first start out with the fact that I have nev
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Dec 07, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
 
Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well)
3.18
I received a copy of this book via the Edelweiss advanced reading copy website for my nook-tablet.

Peter Kaminsky's Culinary Intelligence: the Art of E
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Dec 05, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
 
Monster High
3.71
I would first like to admit that I am completely aware that the target audience for this book probably is not someone my age bracket, nor for someone ...more
Dec 30, 2010
Dec 30, 2010
 
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
3.98
Theroux's sequel to the Great Railway Bazaar shows a more adult-- a man aware more of the time his life has covered. He is still sometimes a jerk and ...more
Aug 20, 2010
Aug 08, 2010
 
Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body
4.08
Leroi's book on the genetic errors that cause various 'mutations' is an engrossing read. Thoughout the book, he details the problems that can cause an ...more
Jun 17, 2010
Jun 12, 2010
 
The Great Railway Bazaar
3.93
Theroux's book, the Great Railway Bazaar, is an interesting tale of his trek across the Asian continent on various railroads, with varying degrees of ...more
Jun 21, 2010
Mar 24, 2010
 
Giant Squid: Searching for a Sea Monster
4.00
I received a copy of this book via NetGallery for advanced reading copies for my nook-tablet.

As the previous reviewer mentioned, this is a great read
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Dec 2011
Dec 11, 2011
 
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
3.72
In an attempt to find a library ebook that I was even moderately interested in, I chose this book. I am very glad that I did. The stories of these two ...more
Feb 06, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
 
Endangered Pleasures: In Defense of Naps, Bacon, Martinis, Profanity, and Other Indulgences
3.72
This is a book of very interesting, but very short essays about different things that the American puritan society has dismissed as sinful. The topics ...more
Aug 08, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow's Big Changes
3.39
While I enjoyed the subjects covered by the book, the condensed format of each chapter left me hanging for more detail. The author covers 75 different ...more
Jul 2010
Jun 21, 2010
 
Following the Equator
3.93
For my first book on my brand new nook color, I thought I would start with one of the books that I have always wanted to read, but could never find a ...more
Jan 04, 2011
Mar 24, 2010
 
Great Plains
3.95
This was a fascinating travel essay about Frazier's journeys throughout the Great Plains in the late 80s. Partly an explanation of the beauty and gran ...more
Mar 26, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
 
The Rogue Hunter (Argeneau #10; Rogue Hunter #1)
4.16
I found this book at Goodwill in my quest to find other of her novels. I picked it up-- and despite the fact that I knew it as in the middle of one of ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
4.00
Taleb's Fooled by Randomness is an interesting read about how the appearance of success, both in markets and in life, is clouded by how you look at th ...more
Oct 25, 2010
Mar 25, 2010
 
Bond with Me (Fallen, #1)
3.42
I got this as an ebook free on 'free book Friday' at BN. It was a quick read. I would hesitate to recommend it to some nook people (mostly due to the ...more
Feb 14, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
 
Pirate King (Mary Russell, #11)
3.40
Completely and utterly awesome! Pirate King certainly brings the understated humor in the earlier books back to life-- along with the relationship bet ...more
Sep 04, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
 
Worm: The First Digital World War
3.45
Mark Bowden's tale of the fight against the Conficker worm that infected over 6 million computers in the end of last decade (and is probably still wor ...more
Jan 19, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
Hallucinations
3.77
I received a copy of this book via the Edelweiss advanced reading copy website for my nook-tablet.
Jun 11, 2012
Jun 07, 2012
 
How to Do Everything Genealogy
3.62
It has a detailed, step by step approach to genealogy packed full of different resources, both internet and paper. It is also easy to read without a l ...more
Feb 24, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
 
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
3.81
I thought this book was fascinating and well written. Foer's journey to US Memory champion is at moments witty and other times self deprecating! Very ...more
Apr 03, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
 
Visiting Tom:  A Man, a Highway, and the Road to Roughneck Grace
4.09
I received a copy of this book via the Edelweiss advanced reading copy website for my nook-tablet.
Jun 05, 2012
May 31, 2012
 
The Odious Ogre
3.63
Juster's plays on words in this book reminds me of the Phantom Tollbooth!
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Mar 31, 2011
 
Riding the Iron Rooster
3.99
Theroux's journey across China by rail is an interesting take on the culture and landscape of the country-- coupled with his viewpoints on the politic ...more
Aug 02, 2010
Mar 24, 2010
 
An Introduction to Geology: Intended to Convey a Practical Knowledge of the Science, and Comprising the Most Important Recent Discoveries
3.00
Okay-- I admit that it took me a month and a half to get through this book. The beginning was very interesting. I even think I understood the English ...more
Feb 27, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
 
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
3.95
I started this book with the idea that it would be moderately interesting. It turned out to be incredibly engrossing! I thought that Gleick did an inc ...more
May 23, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
Privacy
3.53
Excellent, thought provoking, and well written, Keizer attacks the subject of privacy and the different definitions with attention to detail and wit.
Jul 29, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
 
Penny and Her Song
3.74
A new mouse story!!!!!
Feb 27, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
 
King Solomon's Mines (Allan Quatermain, #1)
3.78
I have loved King Solomon's Mines for many years. Haggard's telling of Quatermain and his friends' journey through Africa in search of treasure is ent ...more
not set
Mar 24, 2010
 
Pieces of the Frame
4.04
I have read several books by McPhee ranging on topics as diverse as geology, rivers, and Alaska, and he seems to make it incredibly interesting. This ...more
May 17, 2010
Mar 24, 2010
 
The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less
3.80
Schwartz' book is an interesting explanation on why and how people make up their minds and the difficulties that the spectre of too many choices have ...more
not set
Mar 24, 2010
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