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Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
I loved the intro to this book. We were brought quickly into the darkness of this world where the sun has gone dark, ash falls instead of rain, mists...more
Jun 05, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
After The Wall
Jumping into this book was exciting. I was getting a first hand insight to what it was actually like for a young person living in a communist society....more
Jun 13, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
Only gets two instead of one star because of its potential to be a great children's book. The idea that he came up with is great, he just moves way to...more
Jan 2010
Jun 11, 2010
Elantris (Elantris, #1)
I think I am really going to like this author. I really wish there were a sequel to this one. It would fit nicely. Some might find him a little to "pe...more
Feb 2010
Jun 14, 2010
Outliers: The Story of Success
Very well written. He puts out good stories and then links them to a point we might not have thought of. I agree that a small advantage while young ca...more
Apr 14, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High
I met Kerry Patterson. He is awesome. He gave a great presentation relating some of the stuff in the book. Everyone needs to know the stuff in here, n...more
Jul 2008
Jun 12, 2010
Alton Brown's Gear for Your Kitchen
Does a good job with the chemistry and conductivity of cooking gear and makes it a bit snarky. You get the info you need, but some of the end of the b...more
Mar 2010
Jun 11, 2010
Assassin's Quest (Farseer Trilogy, #3)
Ended up being one of my favorite Fantasy trilogies. I will read more Robin Hobb being as she has a couple other trilogies with different characters b...more
not set
Jul 17, 2013
I like Chrichton. His books are easy to read, quick and fun. Some stories are better than others and I liked this one although the beginning was kind...more
Sep 2008
Jun 12, 2010
Jedi Search (Star Wars: The Jedi Academy Trilogy, #1)
Interesting. Not a work of art. Short, moves along, and I like the story. I think I will read a lot more of these. It is just cool to see what is happ...more
Feb 12, 2011
Apr 26, 2012
The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf
One of my favorites of any genre! I can feel the emotion and drama and suspense even though i know how it ends. Beautifully written. I think you have...more
not set
Jul 17, 2013
Eldest (The Inheritance Cycle, #2)
Nice sequel. Again not a lot of depth but just a fun story. This one had some slow parts, but I kind of like the magic system and the dragons. Real ea...more
Jan 2008
Jun 11, 2010
The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
Great book. Has good examples to help us see what we are doing. I think it is great to be aware of the effect of what we are doing. But I can't figure...more
May 28, 2011
Apr 26, 2012
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
One of the best books ever because it is fun to watch prodigies. It is cool to watch Ender outsmart the smart ones. I recommend to everyone.
Mar 2008
Jun 12, 2010
Shadow of the Giant (Shadow, #4)
Not as Good but still great. I just like the story and characters, but this one was slower. Still more than worth the read. Three stars means I was go...more
Sep 13, 2009
Jun 12, 2010
Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, #1)
I just thought this was fun. Really easy read, not much thinking, young author, but the story was just what I wanted. Nice little adventure.
Nov 2007
Jun 11, 2010
Ender's Shadow (Shadow, #1)
I almost like this one More than Enders Game even though it was a repeat. Bean is my hero. He just doesnt have a heart.
Apr 2008
Jun 12, 2010
Shadow of the Hegemon (Ender's Shadow, #2)
Seeing Bean and the kids first come to earth was wonderful. I was also really excited to meet Peter. I was not disappointed.
May 2008
Jun 12, 2010
Dragons of Autumn Twilight (Dragonlance: Chronicles, #1)
Maybe if I got more into the characters. It was just kind of quick. More like watching a video game story movie.
Sep 2009
Jun 12, 2010
Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, Book 1)
For those who like murder mysteries it has a great story and moves along very well. I am just not in to it.
Oct 2009
Jun 12, 2010
Harry Potter Boxset (Harry Potter, #1-7)
No need to split them all up or say much. They are great. Everyone should read them. I loved it.
Sep 2008
Jun 11, 2010
The Hobbit
Decent and fun story. But just has kind of an impersonal taste. I don't know.
May 2008
Jun 12, 2010
Knife of Dreams (Wheel of Time, #11)
Just excited to get into the Brandon Sanderson portion of Wheel of Time.
Mar 16, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
The Alliance
This will be an awesome one to read to my kids. Good morals, fun futuristic story.
Jan 2008
Jun 12, 2010
The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
The Wheel weaves as the Wheel wills . . . and one odinary day at a small bookstore in pinetop I was taken in by the patern and put in to an epic world...more
Dec 2007
Jun 12, 2010
The Sum of All Men (Runelords #1)
I was really excited but disappointed. I like Prince Gaborn but I didn't like the magic system, it is good but a little harsh for me. I won't read any...more
Dec 15, 2013
Nov 23, 2013
I'm Just Here for the Food: Food + Heat = Cooking
I am taking it slow through this one. He goes through most of the basic techniques and gives you things that are worth remembering, but not as well pu...more
Jan 29, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
The Great Train Robbery
I enjoyed reading this one. But there have been a lot more intricate and cool heists since this book. Nice read though.
May 2008
Jun 12, 2010
Winter's Heart (Wheel of Time, #9)
That one was definitely slower, took me a while to get through. But glad to read a few consecutive chapters with Mat.
Apr 24, 2011
Jun 22, 2010
Good Eats: Volume 1, The Early Years
This is wonderful because the show is wonderful.
Jul 14, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
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