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The Andromeda Strain
Such an expertly written book. You can tell Crichton has a background in medicine from some of the terminology he uses, the knowledge of biology is un...more
Feb 08, 2012
Jan 14, 2012
The Catcher in the Rye
This book is a couple days in the life of the main character, Holden Caulfield, time frame is the 1950's, a pretty tumultuous time to grow up in. It s...more
Apr 17, 2010
Nov 22, 2010
The Silmarillion
This book is supposed to be a prelude to the whole The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings series. There are 5 different parts: 1. Quenta Silmarillion 2. Ain...more
Feb 06, 2011
Nov 22, 2010
The Shadow Rising (Wheel of Time, #4)
**spoiler alert** This 4th installment of the series picks up directly after the 3rd (The Dragon Reborn)and continues with all of our main characters...more
May 11, 2014
Mar 16, 2010
2010: Odyssey Two (Space Odyssey, #2)
2010: Odyssey Two by Arthur C. Clarke is another beautiful journey through the solar system filled with transformation and unexpected beginnings. 2010...more
Jul 26, 2013
May 20, 2011
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
This book picks directly up after the 2nd, we are inside the heads of Catelyn, Sansa, Arya, Bran, Jon, Sam, Dany, Tyrion, Jamie and Davos.

At the start...more
Jun 11, 2012
Sep 04, 2011
The Godfather
The Godfather by Mario Puzo is a fictional story with fictional characters into what I assume was (or still is) an actual phenomenon: the Mafia. We've...more
May 14, 2014
Apr 16, 2012
The Dragon Reborn (Wheel of Time, #3)
This book is #3 to Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series. The book is picking up where it left off after the Great Hunt. I forgot almost everything tha...more
Apr 03, 2013
Mar 16, 2010
A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange is an ingenious story. The author did an amazing job using russian words and substituting them for english ones. It made sense too!...more
Nov 2011
Nov 30, 2011
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
Well there are now 4 kings in the land.
Both of Robert's brothers, Renly and Stannis Baratheon, Robb Stark and Joffrey.

Theon now gets his own little se...more
Mar 23, 2012
Sep 04, 2011
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
This book was hands down one of the best books I have ever read in my life. No wonder they made it into an HBO original series, it's absolutely incred...more
Jan 11, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
The Alchemist
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is an interesting "tale" to say the least. The books depicts a humble but ambitious shepard who embarks on a quest for h...more
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 30, 2013
The Virgin Suicides
This book isn't really my style, but it was one of the books that I watched the movie for and vowed to read. I read the first couple pages and was ins...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
The Rum Diary
The Rum Diary is a pretty funny little book. The way Hunter describes everything has me laughing every couple of sentences. I can just imagine Sala an...more
Dec 25, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
This is book is based on the romance (sort-of), of the relationship between a somewhat young girl and somewhat older man. Anastasia Steele, an English...more
Aug 15, 2012
Jul 04, 2012
Mission to the Stars
Picked this book up at a random book sale because of the cool cover and title. Isn't a bad book, once you get into it. I've never heard of read of any...more
not set
Mar 07, 2012
Pride and Prejudice
Classic/romance isn't really my genre, and I really just wanted to read this book to say I did it. It is an extremely famous classic with a female "he...more
Jun 25, 2013
Apr 16, 2012
Oryx and Crake
Oryx and Crake is an amazing treasure of a novel. I've had the book on my shelf for quite some time and never gave it a second glance (it was given to...more
Mar 12, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
The Secret Circle: The Initiation and The Captive Part I (The Secret Circle, #1-2)
I read this book only because it was on my shelf from my highschool days (not very long ago, but still), and found myself actually quite enjoying it b...more
May 18, 2012
Apr 16, 2010
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
This book is to put it quite simply, mind blowing. I can't believe it took me so long to get into this book and I wish I would've when it was really i...more
May 17, 2013
Apr 16, 2012
1984; society in a state of extreme dystopia, which is actually brainwashed into the people to be a state of extreme utopia.

Winston Smith, a 30 someth...more
Nov 14, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
Kushiel's Chosen (Phèdre's Trilogy, #2)
Kushiel's Chosen, is the direct sequel to Kushiel's Dart, both by Jacqueline Carey. The back of the book says that this book has something for everyon...more
Jul 03, 2013
Mar 30, 2011
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
Ender's game is a science fiction about an 8 year old boy, by the name of Ender Wiggin who is chosen to be the hero of the world. The force trying to...more
Sep 30, 2012
Sep 04, 2011
The Diary of a Young Girl
This book is literally the diary of a young jewish girl, Anne Frank, who is forced into hiding with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Nethe...more
May 10, 2010
Mar 16, 2010
Childhood's End
This book is about aliens, who are called "the Overlords", that come to earth and make it perfect, and it's set in the 50's. Make it perfect as in all...more
Sep 18, 2011
Nov 22, 2010
Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century
Kingdom of Fear, a somewhat biography of Hunter S. Thompson by none other then himself. A political and personal opinion charged collection of some of...more
Apr 23, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
Invisible Monsters
Invisible Monsters is about an unnamed once beautiful now disfigured model trying to cope with her permanent injuries and what her life has become bec...more
Oct 28, 2012
Feb 06, 2011
Contagious (Infected, #2)
First glance: What first brought me to this book was the awesome cover page and title. I was just browsing through Chapters and came upon this book an...more
not set
Nov 22, 2010
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
A Feast for Crows, #4 in George R.R. Martin's A song of Ice and Fire series takes up right where #3 (A Storm of Swords) left off.. sort of. Life in th...more
Jul 31, 2013
Sep 04, 2011
Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony (Artemis Fowl, #5)
I will never get enough of Mister Artemis Fowl, these books are truly ingenious.

This book starts out with some more magical creatures, fairytale type...more
May 16, 2012
Apr 16, 2010
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