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Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
3.80
Another rating likely influenced by the reader of the audiobook, Simon Slater, whose cutting sneer rendered the entire thing hilarious (to me, anyway ...more
Oct 15, 2014
Oct 12, 2014
 
The Paris Wife
3.76
My reaction to this book was 100% predictable, in that I spent all of it wanting to punch Earnest Hemingway in the face. I didn't like the narrator al ...more
Oct 03, 2014
Oct 07, 2012
 
The Street of a Thousand Blossoms
3.94
So I was listening to the audiobook and it was kind of slow to start so I wasn't paying that much attention, and it was about two boys, one who wanted ...more
Nov 15, 2014
Nov 09, 2014
 
The Chaperone
3.84
I really loved this, though I admit to being at something of a loss to say why. It was unexpected -- I know, it's surprising that my usual audiobook s ...more
Sep 30, 2014
Sep 27, 2014
 
The Fortune Hunter
3.40
started off fairly promising but by the end I was Seriously Done. I don't hate love triangles but I don't much care about them either, and this one la ...more
Dec 20, 2014
Dec 13, 2014
 
Vixen (Flappers, #1)
3.78
I think this was trying for 1920s Gossip Girl, but everything was the worst. Anachronistic, clumsy, racist, boring, and at one point the characters (w ...more
Oct 11, 2014
Oct 09, 2014
 
Rose Under Fire (Code Name Verity, #2)
4.16
I don't know. This book was incredibly similar to Code Name Verity in a lot of ways (style, voice) but not in the ones I may have wanted (plotting, ch ...more
Jun 28, 2014
Jun 25, 2014
 
Shanghai Girls
3.85
3.5, maybe? Lots of good stuff in here about life in China in the 30s and then the Chinese-American immigrant experience, and I liked the characters w ...more
Dec 08, 2014
Nov 29, 2014
 
Freedom and Necessity
3.80
read years ago; remember liking it but nothing else. Considering a reread once I get through all the other books on my list. hah! A funny joke!
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Mar 21, 2014
 
Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell, #2)
4.25
Not quite as funny as the first one, but more gripping. When is the next one out? >:(
Nov 09, 2014
Nov 09, 2014
 
Incantation
3.85
ow.
Aug 31, 2013
Aug 31, 2013
 
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
4.12
another A++ addition to my Summer Of Crushingly Depressing Books. Most reviewers seem blown away or stunned (or at least surprised) by the revelations ...more
Jun 18, 2013
Jan 26, 2013
 
Life After Life
3.71
I really liked the writing, and the story, and the characters, and the premise, and etc. But I did occasionally lose track of who was who in which lif ...more
Sep 26, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
 
The Promise (Adventures #2)
4.24
years ago, a few friends and I used to trade grocery bags full of romance novels of questionable quality. This is the only one I kept, and maybe every ...more
Jun 21, 2013
Oct 10, 2007
 
Scarlett
3.26
**spoiler alert** This was super-dumb. Possibly my very first encounter with hating fanfic in which the main characters get married and make babies. W ...more
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Aug 12, 2008
 
The Prague Cemetery
3.33
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Aug 29, 2013
 
King Hereafter
4.26
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Aug 12, 2008
 
Scales of Gold (The House of Niccolo, #4)
4.45
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Aug 12, 2008
 
Race of Scorpions (The House of Niccolo, #3)
4.41
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Aug 12, 2008
 
The Unicorn Hunt (The House of Niccolo, #5)
4.42
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Aug 12, 2008
 
Gemini (The House of Niccolo, #8)
4.47
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Aug 12, 2008
 
To Lie with Lions (The House of Niccolo, #6)
4.44
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Aug 12, 2008
 
Caprice and Rondo (The House of Niccolo, #7)
4.44
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Aug 12, 2008
 
The Unburied
3.38
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Aug 12, 2008
 
Gone with the Wind
4.25
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Jan 1993
Aug 12, 2008
 
Niccolò Rising (The House of Niccolò, #1)
4.29
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Aug 12, 2008
 
Possession
3.86
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Jan 2004
Aug 12, 2008
 
Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3)
4.34
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Aug 12, 2008
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.15
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Aug 12, 2008
 
Cryptonomicon
4.24
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Aug 12, 2008
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