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Many Waters
4.01
Another tale of the Murray family with the twins getting their own story this time. After messing with one of their dad's experiments they are thrown ...more
Dec 21, 2010
Dec 15, 2010
 
Stealing Light (The Shoal Sequence, #1)
3.60
A fast-paced and action-packed story set in a galaxy where humanity is beholden to another alien race that claims to be the only race in the galaxy to ...more
Sep 10, 2010
Aug 26, 2010
 
A Wind in the Door (Time, #2)
4.08
The Murray family once more finds themselves the center of a conflict between good and evil - this time the battle is being fought within Meg's little ...more
Dec 08, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
 
A Swiftly Tilting Planet
4.11
As the world sits at the brink of nuclear war, the Charles Wallace must travel through time with the help of a flying unicorn, his sister Meg and a ly ...more
Dec 14, 2010
Dec 08, 2010
 
A Wrinkle In Time (Time Series, #1)
4.03
A teenage girl, her little brother and her friend from school go on a search for her father with the help of some otherworldly beings and are thrust i ...more
Dec 06, 2010
Dec 02, 2010
 
Fade
3.77
A variation on the invisible man theme, this book gives the power of invisibility to an adolescent boy. But instead of a gift it turns out to be more ...more
Feb 02, 2010
Jan 31, 2010
 
Foundation and Earth (Foundation #5)
3.98
The 2nd half of the conclusion to the Foundation series. This has the same characters as the previous book taking up their search for Earth again. Alo ...more
Mar 06, 2010
Feb 25, 2010
 
Foundation's Edge (Foundation, #4)
4.00
This book is the first half of the ending for the Foundation series. It also ties the series together with several previous of Asimov's previous stori ...more
Feb 12, 2010
Feb 03, 2010
 
Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door
3.33
A long, mildly amuzing and very British rant against bad manners. Reads more like a magazine essay, but is a quick and fun read if you like rants.
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 08, 2010
 
The Neverending Story
4.15
Very imaginative book. As Bastian keeps getting drawn deeper into the story he is reading, I was drawn in with him, which is really the theme of the b ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 17, 2008
 
The Foundation Trilogy
4.37
An epic saga of the fall of a galaxy-spanning empire and the foundation established by a visionary genius designed to give rise to its successor. Desp ...more
Nov 19, 2009
Oct 31, 2009
 
The End of Eternity
4.16
A short and fun time travel book. The plot is full of twists, but it feels sort of contrived.
Apr 24, 2009
Apr 22, 2009
 
Vacuum Diagrams (Xeelee Sequence, #5)
4.03
This book attempts to tell the story of the human race across nearly 5 million years of time. It is actually a collection of short stories, connected ...more
Aug 21, 2008
Aug 17, 2008
 
Burning Chrome
4.02
A collection of short stories exploring raw emotions against the background of the dark underbelly of technological marvels.
Apr 12, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
 
Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future (Santiago #1)
4.05
For a book about notorious criminals and the bounty hunters who take them down, this book is surprisingly short on action. However the main focus of t ...more
Sep 18, 2008
Sep 09, 2008
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.08
The story continues, this time adding a boy from a more familiar world to join Lyra. More is revealed about the nature of Dust and the coming struggle ...more
Jun 13, 2008
Jun 01, 2008
 
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
4.03
A grand conclusion to the trilogy. A blending of cosmic destiny and personal discovery for Lyra and Will leads them further along their journey and fi ...more
Jul 25, 2008
Jul 12, 2008
 
The Sunny Side: Short Stories and Poems for Proper Grown-Ups
3.89
A series of essays and short stories from the author who brought us Winnie the Pooh. All were very lighthearted and some were absolutely hysterical, b ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 31, 2008
 
Steel Beach
3.96
The story meanders around and has so many themes that it seems disjointed, but it somehow manages to capture the essence of humanity in all its facets ...more
Oct 27, 2009
Jul 28, 2008
 
I, Robot
4.12
A selection of short stories exploring the early development of robots in Asimov's universe. They mostly deal with conundrums stemming from issues ari ...more
Jun 03, 2010
May 27, 2010
 
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
4.18
An amusing scifi tale of absurdity and wit.
Apr 07, 2009
Apr 05, 2009
 
Neuromancer (Sprawl, #1)
3.85
The book that invented cyberspace. It never fails to amaze me with its detailed world and dizzying ride as the protagonist is swept up by the machinat ...more
Jun 10, 2014
Sep 22, 2007
 
Anansi Boys
3.97
An entertaining, if uneven tale in Gaiman's quirky style. There were parts that dragged or made very little sense, but overall it was fun to read.
Sep 04, 2008
Aug 24, 2008
 
The Man Who Folded Himself
3.80
A mind-expanding read about a man who receives a belt allowing him to travel through time. It is a quick but interesting read.
Oct 27, 2008
Oct 26, 2008
 
The Han Solo Adventures (Classic Star Wars)
3.54
A trilogy of light stories of Han Solo's exploits prior to the events in Star Wars. Fun and uncomplicated by any Jedi stuff.
Jul 15, 2009
May 26, 2009
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.89
An excellent and unique fantasy. The author builds a compelling world with vivid characters and an epic plot.
May 09, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
 
The Scions of Shannara (Heritage of Shannara, #1)
3.92
None
Sep 2007
Sep 22, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.38
None
Jan 2008
Jan 03, 2008
 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
4.47
None
Jan 2008
Jan 03, 2008
 
The World at the End of Time
3.98
None
Dec 2007
Dec 16, 2007
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