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Hope Falls
3.60
Have not read a lot of graphic novels and so grabbed three random ones at the library today.
This was a story of a Girl who is an angel returning to t
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Apr 10, 2013
Apr 09, 2013
 
The Terror
3.97
That was a well written, well paced read. I felt it had enough elements to make it a fantasy novel, yet I also felt I learned some history and geograp ...more
Mar 13, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
Orcs: Bad Blood
3.65
Two stars feels a little harsh, so blame Goodreads for not letting me use half stars. I couldn't in all honesty give it a three star rating.

Weapons of
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Mar 16, 2013
Feb 12, 2013
 
The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy (The Penderwicks #1)
4.09
Story: 4/5
1: Being Vague, rambling plot with no little believable storyline
5: Ripping yarn, clever, thought provoking


I read this out loud to my 8 ye
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Jul 11, 2012
Jun 09, 2012
 
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
4.56
I find it very hard to review Rothfuss's books because I do not know how to articulate what i like about them. Obviously the four stars will tell you ...more
Jan 21, 2013
Dec 21, 2012
 
Corby Flood (Far-Flung Adventures, #2)
3.99
A FIVE star childrens book rating.

I read this book out loud to my eight year old daughter. We managed to knock out two chapters a night, although she
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Aug 28, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
Lord Foul's Bane (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, #1)
3.69
Disliked this with a passion. I have tried to read it 4 times. Cannot stand it. Wont ever try again.
not set
Jul 09, 2011
 
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
4.05
Oh Mr Martin, you make it hard for me. I started reading your book, because I heard your new release was due anytime (proving that I do not live under ...more
Jul 19, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
 
The Wasp Factory
3.87
Read a long long time ago. All I remember was how disturbed I was after. I should revisit this.
not set
Aug 04, 2013
 
Hammered (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #3)
4.21
I am not sure how I felt about this one. It was kind of clunky and forced in places. Not as good as book two that is for sure. I am totally into the m ...more
Nov 14, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
 
Stonewielder (Malazan Empire, #3)
4.04
A five star ICE, surprised at how good this book was. Review to follow.
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
 
The Fires of Heaven (Wheel of Time, #5)
4.09
Book review to come. But it isn't going to pretty.
Sep 06, 2012
Aug 25, 2012
 
The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
4.15
Need to think about this before I review.
Jun 26, 2012
Aug 16, 2011
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
4.02
review to come, when i catch up on reviews.
Dec 06, 2012
Dec 05, 2012
 
Toll the Hounds (Malazan Book of the Fallen, #8)
4.32
5 star review to follow.
Jan 10, 2014
Nov 23, 2013
 
Woken Furies (Takeshi Kovacs, #3)
4.09
Of the three, I found this to be the weakest. There was a number of occasions where it just lost me. Not in a way that was confusing, but rather I jus ...more
Apr 05, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
Anansi Boys (American Gods, #2)
3.98
Story: 3/5
1: Being Vague, rambling plot with no little believable storyline
5: Ripping yarn, clever, thought provoking

My least favourite of Gaimans w
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Aug 07, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
 
The Sirens of Titan
4.14
I am firmly on the fence with this book. I really can't make up my mind whether I liked it or not. It is certainly one of those stories that has its m ...more
May 05, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
 
Cosmic
3.90
I read this book aloud to my nine year old daughter and Cosmic was in parts 'totally cosmic'.

This was a strange book, the main character is a 12 yo b
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May 11, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
 
Inkheart (Inkworld, #1)
3.83
Inkheart is a great story. Reading it aloud to my ten year old meant I got to enjoy the book at a much different pace than my normal reading. We gener ...more
Nov 16, 2013
Jun 03, 2013
 
The Black God’s War: A Novella Introducing a new Epic Fantasy
3.42
This was an interesting read for me. I had a fair bit of time looking forward to this story. I had and do follow Moses Siregar on Facebook and enjoy s ...more
Aug 06, 2012
Aug 16, 2010
 
Ave Judas
3.20
I recieved this book via the first reads program. It was the first book I have received via that program and think it a wonderful concept.

Story: 4/5
1
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Jul 02, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
 
Shadow's Son (Shadow Saga, #1)
3.59
Story: 3/5
1: Being Vague, rambling plot with no little believable storyline
5: Ripping yarn, clever, thought provoking

Another Assassin story in the s
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Nov 08, 2012
Aug 01, 2011
 
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
4.33
I cannot remember the last time I read a non-fiction book; it has been a while. So it was with interest when a friend choose this book for a group of ...more
Apr 06, 2013
Aug 26, 2012
 
Two Ravens and One Crow (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #4.5)
4.19
I really enjoyed this short story. Set a fews years after the trip to go Norse God hunting and before Trapped, it tells the family story of Atticus sp ...more
Nov 25, 2013
Nov 22, 2013
 
Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3)
4.18
Batta boom, just like that, Harry lives another day.

I should stop listening to these so fast. I havent even reviewed book one and book three is done a
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Dec 13, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
 
The Little Toy Engine And Other Stories
3.82
yeah well. Not exactly her most riveting stuff. The short stories toward the end of the book were just plain boring. Even my 5 year old looked blankly ...more
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
 
The Faraway Tree Stories (The Faraway Tree #1-3)
4.26
Well the kids love it, I got a bit bored through the end as it all seemed much a muchness. But had fun inventing different accents and voices for the ...more
Dec 21, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
 
The Fifth Head of Cerberus
4.02
What did I think? I don't know what to think. I consider myself widely read and reasonably capable of understanding things in general, but I have to s ...more
Apr 12, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
 
Goodnight iPad: A Parody for the Next Generation
3.98
Brilliant. OMG did we laugh tonight reading this. Goodnight Moon has been a ned time favourite of my sons for ages. He is also a bit of a tech head an ...more
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Jul 15, 2013
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