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The Hunt for Red October (Jack Ryan, #3)
3.95
I really enjoyed this riveting espionage and military thriller. The only thing that I didn't like was that there were a few spots where the detail was ...more
Jan 10, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
 
The Runner's World Complete Guide to Minimalism and Barefoot Running: How to Make the Healthy Transition to Lightweight Shoes and Injury-Free Running
3.41
This well-researched book about barefoot running and its effects on the body cuts through the hype that has been generated by the barefoot movement. I ...more
Jan 07, 2014
Jan 04, 2014
 
Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong
3.88
I found this to be a somewhat odd mix of memoir and journalism. It chronicles the quest that became David Walsh's obsession: exposing Lance Armstrong' ...more
Mar 10, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
 
Riven
4.09
This book started out well. I loved the characters, and I loved the message of redemption and forgiveness. And then I got to the ending. I can't remem ...more
May 21, 2012
May 16, 2012
 
The Brotherhood (Precinct 11, #1)
3.90
This book bounced back and forth between a pretty good police drama (particularly at the end) and some deep thoughts about faith in the face of grief ...more
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 25, 2011
 
Soul Survivor
4.29
This was a fun thriller with a deeper message. I enjoyed the contrast between Eden's recovery and the killer's descent into madness, and, as a bonus, ...more
Apr 09, 2015
Apr 07, 2015
 
A Man's Life: Dispatches from Dangerous Places
4.28
This book collects a series of articles about adventure (e.g. mountaineering, rock climbing) and travel that Mark Jenkins wrote for Outside magazine. ...more
Jan 17, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
 
Mud, Sweat and Tears
4.12
This book inspired me. Bear experienced some major setbacks, but he managed to overcome them and allow them to make him better. His description of his ...more
Jul 22, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
 
Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection
3.75
A.J. Jacobs is a funny guy. He wasn't quite as funny as the blurbs on the cover would have you believe, but I found myself laughing quite a few times ...more
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
 
House Rules
3.99
3 and a half stars.
Jan 06, 2012
Dec 31, 2011
 
137 Books in One Year: How to Fall in Love With Reading
3.66
This is very short, especially since the last 40% or so is a summary of the 137 books the author read in his year of reading. There are some good tips ...more
Jan 10, 2014
Jul 25, 2013
 
The Black Ice (Harry Bosch, #2)
4.01
3.5 stars.
Jul 08, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
 
The Duck Commander Family
4.07
I've become a big fan of Duck Dynasty. The Robertsons are funny, they love God and their family, and they've built a great business. This book was a f ...more
Feb 18, 2014
Jul 03, 2013
 
The Blind Assassin
3.93
Atwood is an excellent writer, and I'll probably try another of her books, but I just couldn't get into this story. I guess stories about women in the ...more
Apr 22, 2013
Aug 13, 2012
 
Redeeming Love
4.47
This book retells the biblical story of Hosea. Set in the California gold country in the late 1800s, it is a moving picture of the unconditional love ...more
Jan 20, 2014
Nov 07, 2011
 
Family Business
3.56
There is some really good information in this book. However, it is incredibly dry, and I feel like some points were repeated way too often. The inform ...more
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Sep 11, 2012
 
The Overlook (Harry Bosch, #13)
3.86
This story was serialized in a magazine before being published in book form, so it had a little different feel than the other Harry Bosch novels. It d ...more
Jan 23, 2014
Dec 29, 2013
 
Void Moon
3.92
I think this is my favorite Connelly book so far. 4.5 stars.
Jul 05, 2013
Feb 26, 2012
 
The Racketeer
3.74
The best Grisham in a while. Good stuff.
Dec 31, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
 
The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel
3.92
Closer to 3.5 stars.
Jul 25, 2012
May 25, 2012
 
Turning Pro
4.21
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Jun 26, 2012
 
Marketing Warfare
4.07
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Aug 26, 2013
 
The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master
4.32
None
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Mar 26, 2012
 
My War Gone By, I Miss It So
4.27
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Feb 20, 2013
 
The Complete Short Stories
4.29
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May 26, 2013
 
Code Complete
4.24
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Mar 26, 2012
 
An American Life
4.22
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Jul 24, 2014
 
Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
3.93
None
Sep 17, 2012
Oct 30, 2011
 
Dominion (Ollie Chandler #2)
4.23
None
Aug 22, 2008
Mar 07, 2012
 
Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence
3.92
None
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Mar 11, 2015
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