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Kristin Lavransdatter (Kristin Lavransdatter, #1-3)
4.26

Well, well, well, Miss Undset has made it onto my 10-star list. She should be proud. She also won a Nobel Prize for her work, so there is that. Her Kr
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Jul 08, 2011
May 26, 2011
 
Elizabeth Costello
3.39
It's not often that I come across an author who summarizes my views on several trying quandaries in one teeny 230 page novel. It was, to me, life chan ...more
Aug 02, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
 
Fight Club
4.19
WARNING
If you are reading this then this warning is for you. Every word you read of this useless fine print is another second off your life. Don't you
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Nov 2010
Jan 10, 2011
 
Siddhartha
3.96
After having finished this book mere minutes ago I am left feeling enlightened. Herman Hesse's literary prowess and philosophical points resonate with ...more
Jan 24, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
 
Hard to Be a God
4.29
I have been delaying this review for a while now. I wanted to do the Strugatsky's justice but I just haven't been able to come up with anything intell ...more
Apr 17, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
 
A Man Without a Country
4.06
Kurt Vonnegut is a national treasure. Period. It was my intention to expand upon my opinion of Kurt Vonnegut in this review but the above statement al ...more
Jul 12, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
 
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
3.77
It certainly takes a powerful kind of magic to propel me through a tome like Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell at the pace that I went. It had the cap ...more
Mar 21, 2011
Jan 12, 2011
 
The Stranger
3.93
Alright, so after some thought I'm finally ready to consolidate my thoughts on this novel.

This books follows the character Meursault and shows us his
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Feb 16, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
 
Crime and Punishment
4.15
This has got to be one of the darkest books I have every read. It's scary and disturbing but don't let that dissuade you from reading it. Dostoyevsky ...more
Jan 21, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
 
The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia, #1-7)
4.22
The Chronicles of Narnia is one of those series you can read over and over again and always get something more out of it. The story changes as you mat ...more
Aug 2007
Jan 10, 2011
 
The Hobbit
4.21
This book is my favorite. Read it if you like adventure, searches for treasure, dwarves, elves, spiders, and dragons! The riddles with Smeagol and the ...more
Apr 16, 2008
Jan 10, 2011
 
Education and the Significance of Life
4.38
The primary premise of the book is that nearly all of the education system (govt. based, religious based, private) fail our children. These systems ed ...more
Feb 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
The Bartimaeus Trilogy Boxed Set (Bartimaeus, #1-3)
4.40
This is one of my favorite fantasy trilogy's of all time. These books are in the small category that have ever utilized something as simple as footnot ...more
Jul 2008
Jan 10, 2011
 
Harry Potter Boxset (Harry Potter, #1-7)
4.73
It's Harry Potter. What more needs to be said? For pure, unadulterated escapism there's nothing better.
Jul 31, 2007
Jan 10, 2011
 
The Gormenghast Novels (Gormenghast, #1-3)
3.97
I will give a more in-depth review later but for now the word marvelous will simply have to do.
Jun 23, 2012
Jun 19, 2011
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