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Genesis
3.82
June 23, 2012

I strongly recommend Mel's beautiful and moving review of this book. We both loved it, and tried really hard to explain why without spoil...more
Jun 18, 2012
Jun 07, 2012
 
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
4.21
There are nearly 5,000 reviews of this book on GR, and the official synopsis explains clearly what is meant by the term ‘Unwind’. So, I am going to as...more
Jun 04, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
4.04
4/10/12 Okay, this is the longer review. The added bit follows the dashed line ---

I learned about this outstanding book and its brilliant author from
...more
Apr 09, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
 
Silently and Very Fast
4.13
I was introduced to this incredible, genre-shattering novella (and its amazing author) by my friend Catie and her spectacular review. Fortunately for...more
May 04, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
 
Ultraviolet (Ultraviolet, #1)
3.80
***I have tried to avoid spoilers. If you have read the book, you know how difficult that can be in this case. If you haven’t, you might be well advis...more
Apr 20, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
 
The Windup Girl
3.73
First, the caveats. This book is not for everyone. It has terrifying moments, along with some graphic, explicit scenes that many may find offensive.

W...more
Dec 21, 2010
Nov 10, 2010
 
The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking #2)
4.23
“I AM THE CIRCLE AND THE CIRCLE IS ME”

For me the first book in this series, The Knife of Never Letting Go, was excellent. This one, the second of the...more
Jan 14, 2012
Oct 21, 2011
 
Agent to the Stars
3.90
Simply put, it's brilliant.

I agree in every detail with the comments about this book in the wonderful review by Kaethe that put me onto it. Her review...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 16, 2012
 
Earth
3.87
3.5 Stars. There is much to admire about this 1990-vintage panorama of Earth in the 50-year future (at the time of writing). From our vantage point, ~...more
Jan 07, 2012
Dec 26, 2011
 
The Dervish House
3.83
For me, this incredible book is as near to perfection as I am ever likely to see. This could be my template for a five-star book – a definite masterpi...more
Nov 2011
Sep 16, 2011
 
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
3.95
This was a 3.5 star book for me. I was really swept away by the story and had trouble putting it down, but the technical detail will be too geeky for...more
Dec 26, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.01
Kindle daily deal, May 13, 2012
$.99 U.S. - one of twenty books made into films that are 99 cents today on Kindle

Happy Mother's Day!
not set
May 13, 2012
 
The Sirens of Titan
4.13
Kindle daily deal, April 27, 2012
$1.99

I never read it, but should have and am certainly looking forward...
not set
Apr 27, 2012
 
I Am Legend and Other Stories
3.95
Kindle daily deal, May 13, 2012
$.99 U.S. (one of 20 at this price - books that inspired movies)
not set
May 13, 2012
 
Wizard's First Rule (Sword of Truth, #1)
4.11
Kindle daily deal, May 13, 2012
$.99 U.S. (one of 20 at this price - books that inspired movies)
not set
May 13, 2012
 
The Midwich Cuckoos
3.90
Kindle daily deal May 13, 2012
not set
May 13, 2012
 
1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3)
3.83
None
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Jan 11, 2012
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.94
None
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Aug 31, 2010
 
2010: Odyssey Two (Space Odyssey, #2)
3.82
None
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Aug 31, 2010
 
2061: Odyssey Three (Space Odyssey, #3)
3.45
None
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Aug 31, 2010
 
Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, #1)
3.85
None
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Sep 01, 2010
 
The Andromeda Strain
3.81
None
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Sep 01, 2010
 
Memoirs of an Invisible Man
4.08
None
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Sep 01, 2010
 
Contact
4.03
None
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Sep 01, 2010
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.85
None
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Sep 26, 2010
 
Star Wars ABC
4.20
None
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Oct 08, 2010
 
The Diamond Age
4.18
None
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Oct 18, 2010
 
Ship Breaker
3.73
None
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Nov 10, 2010
 
Second Foundation (Foundation, #3)
4.19
None
not set
Aug 31, 2010
 
Zero History (Blue Ant, #3)
3.90
None
not set
Jan 13, 2011
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