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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
4.18
I was slow to warm up to the book, then felt myself slowly drawn in. I found Murakami’s writing as delightful and full of imagery as usual, with each ...more
Nov 28, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
 
The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices
4.17
Having recently completed Chang’s Three Swans, I had just started what I hoped to be some lighter reading for my UK trip. I picked up “The Good Women ...more
Jul 06, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
 
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
3.70
Where does one begin? We had a pretentious main character, an odd little girl, and a meandering senseless stream of thoughts that I could have done wi ...more
Apr 16, 2012
Mar 23, 2012
 
The Book of Salt
3.48
The focus of the book is around Bình, a gay Vietnamese cook in 1930s Paris who is employed by Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. As the story unfolds ...more
Apr 11, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
 
What is Coming? A Forecast of Things after the War
3.17
The Great War was raging, Wells was writing, not a science fiction book, but a book somewhat influenced of the events of the events of the time. Worth ...more
Jun 25, 2012
May 11, 2012
 
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
4.21
When I sat down to read Wild Swans, I had expected a tough read, but not the one I experienced. Wild Swans was among the hardest books to read, yet ar ...more
Jun 17, 2010
May 26, 2010
 
Execution Dock (William Monk, #16)
3.90
The story begins with a chase to capture a man (Phillips) who exploits boys and has killed one of them. Monk thinks he has the sufficient evidence to ...more
May 09, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
Wish You Well
3.89
This was my first Baldacci book and I thanked my friend for recommending the title to me. I found the characters believable and was quickly drawn into ...more
Feb 15, 2010
Mar 05, 2010
 
How We Decide
3.80
Lehrer provides a pretty good hook at the beginning of the book, “I was flying a Boeing 737 into Tokyo Narita International Airport when the left engi ...more
Aug 02, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
 
The Lady in the Lake
4.04
Almost impossible to put down; I tried to pace myself and compromised at 2 1/2 days. A real page-turner and a truly satisfying read. Nice mix of missi ...more
Jan 24, 2012
Jan 19, 2012
 
Falling Star
3.16
This was a slow starter for me. The story and plot didn’t really pick up until the several chapters into the book, which took a good deal of patience. ...more
Mar 05, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
 
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
3.63
I wasn't sure what to expect and approached this book with an opened mind. Such an important story that needed to be told. While some may be distracte ...more
Jan 23, 2010
Mar 05, 2010
 
Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society
3.96
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Aug 2012
Jul 05, 2012
 
The Road to Serfdom
4.16
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Jan 22, 2013
Dec 11, 2012
 
The Perfect Assassin (David Slayton, #1)
3.78
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Mar 25, 2013
Mar 17, 2013
 
Mockingbird
3.84
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Oct 15, 2012
 
The Riddle of the Sands
3.60
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May 25, 2012
 
Invisible (Ivy Malone Mysteries, #1)
3.54
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not set
Mar 16, 2012
 
My Man Jeeves (Jeeves, #1)
4.15
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not set
Mar 07, 2012
 
The Power of One (The Power of One, #1)
4.33
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not set
Jun 08, 2010
 
A Man of Means
3.76
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Mar 07, 2012
 
The Doings of Raffles Haw
3.77
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not set
Dec 27, 2011
 
Greenmantle (Richard Hannay #2)
3.79
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Oct 22, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
 
Just William (Just William, #1)
4.02
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Dec 29, 2011
 
The Mists of Avalon (Avalon, #1)
4.10
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Jun 08, 2010
 
Hoot
3.78
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Jul 04, 2013
Dec 04, 2012
 
Lucky Jim
3.80
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Aug 09, 2013
Jul 04, 2013
 
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
4.03
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Mar 07, 2012
 
Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer
3.65
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Jan 09, 2011
 
The Polar Express
4.26
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Jun 08, 2010
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