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Beasts of New York: A Children's Book for Grown-Ups
4.28
95/100 This could quite possibly go down as one of my favorite books of all time. The characters, the way the book was written, the tie-ins with New Y...more
Jun 27, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
 
Transported: The Diary of Elizabeth Harvey, Australia, 1790
3.54
75/100 When I was younger, I always wanted to be a historian. I enjoy these kinds of books because they put feelings and emotions into facts and dates...more
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Jul 02, 2011
 
Chasers (Alone, #1)
3.53
63/100 I was torn between giving this book three or four stars. It wasn't amazing, and it was nowhere near original. I allways tend to enjoy against t...more
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May 18, 2011
 
The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told
3.93
37/100: Maybe it's just because I'm young, but I really didn't like the old batman stories. They were sluggish, and when compared to today's batman, t...more
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Jun 21, 2011
 
Robinson Crusoe
3.61
28/100: I read the junior version of this book, and actually quite enjoyed it. I then tried the full classic version. Some classic. It was more like t...more
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Jun 24, 2011
 
Tales of the Bounty Hunters (Star Wars)
3.69
60/100: The IG-88 and Boba Fett stories were good.

In the IG-88 one, IG-88 has a grand plan to eliminate all living creatures. However, the story take...more
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Jun 20, 2011
 
Alex Rider Boxed Set (Alex Rider, #1-5)
4.46
82/100 Now, don't get me wrong, I think the Alex Rider series is great. But it seems like all books have the same storyline. And if James Adams (From...more
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Jul 08, 2010
 
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
3.95
84/100 I like how Doctorow explores the theme of "no privacy". It made me think about how lucky I am to live in a free country. I enjoyed the spy-fict...more
Jul 05, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
 
Prey
3.64
78/100 This book could've been the best book I'd ever read. Unfortunately, some of the (in want of a better word) 'sciency' parts, which explains how...more
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Jul 08, 2010
 
The Art of War
3.92
45/100: Hugely overrated. I thought I'd give this one a read because apparently it applies to everyday life and builds leadership ect ect. I can see w...more
Jun 24, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
 
Specky Magee (Specky Magee, #1)
3.92
65/100 To be honest, I was disappointed with this book. I expected it to be a lot better. I was also surprised at the fact that the book was centered...more
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Jul 08, 2010
 
Operation Red Jericho (The Guild of Specialists,  #1)
3.67
78/100 Amazing Illustrations, and a huge level of detail. I liked the way Mowll used Becca's diary as a different perspective. The little character Pr...more
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May 18, 2011
 
The Machine Stops and Other Stories
4.15
78/100: Considering this book was written over a hundred years ago, it's actually quite decent. It was reasonably paced, well worded, and in all, a ni...more
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Jan 20, 2011
 
Brigands M.C. (Cherub, #11)
4.27
You see, Muchamore has a unique writing style. One that grabs you, and doesn't let you put the book down. Every word he writes is carefully crafted, m...more
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Jun 19, 2010
 
The Defenders
3.58
59/100 An average book, with average characters, with an average story. The book is about man living underground during a nuclear war. Robots, called...more
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Sep 29, 2010
 
Human (Dk Smithsonian Institution)
4.44
73/100: Everything you could possibly need to know about humans. If your an alien, trying to figure out how humans work, where they came from, and whe...more
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Jun 28, 2011
 
Ten Things I Hate About Me
3.60
36/100 Unfortunately, my English teacher forces me to read a huge amount of unbelievably boring books, and this is one is no different. Yes, it has a...more
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Feb 26, 2011
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
85/100 Although Catching Fire is a good book, it does not meet expectations. While it is still gripping and a thoroughly enjoyable book, it is simply...more
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Jan 14, 2011
 
Monstrous Regiment
4.12
76/100 In short, a girl named Polly joins the armed forces, whilst pretending to be a man, to find her lost brother. Along the way, a few twists and t...more
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Jun 20, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.41
96/100 One of the most compelling reads you'll ever come across, The Hunger Games is a story about a young girl who must fight to survive in an arena,...more
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Jan 14, 2011
 
I, Robot
3.56
I thought I robot was good, but not great. I give it 3.5 stars. The writing towards the end is rather good, but was ruined by the Nat clones (you'll u...more
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Jun 21, 2010
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
79/100 Unacceptable. Once again, a great story ruined by a terrible ending. What's supposed to be romance or whatever, is a boring repetitive, part if...more
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Jan 14, 2011
 
The Ruins of Gorlan (Ranger's Apprentice, #1)
4.15
77/100: I generally enjoy spy fiction and what not, and to see elements from that genre, and put into medieval fantasy made for an enjoyable read. I h...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Battle of Britain: Harry Woods, England, 1939-1941
3.69
72/100 I thought this book was pretty good, but some parts were downright boring. There weren't many of these parts, but unfortunately some did exist,...more
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Jul 08, 2010
 
Operation Typhoon Shore (The Guild of Specialists, #2)
3.83
58/100 It wasn't overly exciting, and most of the action was either cluttered or short. Once again, the illustrations were great, but the rest of the...more
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May 29, 2011
 
Coraline
3.97
73/100 Spooky in a sense, but I wasn't exactly crapping my pants either. The movie is a lot better than than the book. Read it if you want to, but I'd...more
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Jan 20, 2011
 
2BRO2B
3.89
68/100 A Very short story, 2 b r o 2 b is unlike any other story I've read. It wasn't a fantastic read, but it asks questions like, what will happen i...more
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Jan 15, 2011
 
Calvin and Hobbes: Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat
4.69
89/100 Calvin and Hobbes is a world renowned cartoon, about a boy and his tiger. Quite comical, with a little satire too. Give this one a read. It's g...more
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Jan 21, 2011
 
Scroogled
3.68
49/100 A good idea, but poorly executed. Good for a quick read, but theres no real depth. Doctorow can do much better than this. I'd give this one a m...more
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Jan 18, 2011
 
Benny and Omar
3.63
85/100 A fantastic read. Funny, Meaningful, and beautifully written. You really can't go wrong with Colfer. There's not really too much else to say.
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Jul 08, 2010
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