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Hrafninn
3.89
This book is very clearly split into two parts.

I absolutely loved the first part of the book about Naaja growing up in the village, how she had to cop...more
Jan 2009
Oct 18, 2010
 
The Prince of Mathematics: Carl Friedrich Gauss
3.84
What I wanted from this book was more information about Gauss's discoveries, but it barely scraped the surface. Instead it's mostly filler material: f...more
Mar 13, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
 
The Flowers of Hiroshima
3.91
My grandmother had always talked fondly about this book so now, recently after her death, I couldn't just walk past it in the bookshelf, so I picked i...more
not set
Oct 18, 2010
 
Scar Tissue
4.06
Best autobiography I've read. Very honest, fun and curious to read. Openly talks about drugs, sex, women, his lyrics, the band's issues, growing up an...more
not set
Oct 18, 2010
 
Choke
3.67
**spoiler alert** Typical Palahniuk (at least out of the ones I've read).
For the most part of the book it's got interesting and sometimes very amusin...more
Oct 28, 2010
Oct 17, 2010
 
Dauðinn og mörgæsin
3.84
Ok, this is a bit embarassing to say but... I just didn't get it!
I read it while I was doing a class in college where you read 6 books throughout the...more
Jan 2009
Oct 18, 2010
 
Should You Be Laughing at This?
3.87
This book is very, very silly.
But silly in a good way, as long as your humour isn't too sophisticated or you tend to get easily offended.

Don't be exp...more
not set
Nov 06, 2010
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.63
I read this one in Icelandic which might have been a mistake. At least my friend told me afterwards that the main charm of the book was supposed to be...more
Oct 17, 2010
Oct 17, 2010
 
Snuff
3.15
Before I started Snuff, I had read a lot of the reviews on Goodreads and noticed that most of them seemed to be quite negative. For that reason I coul...more
Nov 2010
Oct 18, 2010
 
Fear & Loathing in America
4.05
This one wasn't for me. As much as I adore Hunter S. Thompson this book was a bit too much on the political side. I know almost nothing about the poli...more
not set
Oct 18, 2010
 
Fitness Swimming
3.74
Has great tips on how to improve your swimming.
Every time I get into the mood to start swimming on a day to day basis I like to pick this one up at th...more
not set
Mar 21, 2011
 
The Pregnancy Test (NY Girlfriends, #1)
3.75
This was my first attempt at full blown chick lit and most probably my last (Never say never. I might have a stroke or something to change my mind).

S...more
not set
Aug 23, 2010
 
Geodynamics
3.00
Has a lot of useful information on geodynamics but is lacking a bit in its quality of explaining that information. Some of the problems have errors in...more
Dec 18, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
 
Haffræði I
4.00
Fínasta bók. Gefur góðan grunn að haffræði og er það auðskiljanleg að fólk sem hefur ekki mikinn grunn í stærð-, eðlis- og efnafræði gæti haft gaman a...more
Dec 18, 2013
Sep 08, 2013
 
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
4.08
I loved this book so much that I read it again and again as a kid and even got tempted to read it in class sometimes, getting not so great reactions f...more
not set
Oct 18, 2010
 
Atmospheric Science: An Introductory Survey
4.30
It gives good info on the subject of atmospheric science but from time to time the text can get a bit dry and it doesn't seem to flow as nicely as it...more
Apr 24, 2013
Feb 04, 2013
 
Veronika Decides to Die
3.69
Ok this book is just pretentious fart that got Paulo Coelho onto my list of least favourite writers.
not set
Oct 18, 2010
 
Grafarþögn
3.93
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Oct 18, 2010
 
The Metamorphosis
3.73
None
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Oct 18, 2010
 
Equal Rites (Discworld, #3)
3.92
None
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Oct 18, 2010
 
Sjálfstætt fólk
4.19
None
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Oct 18, 2010
 
Afleggjarinn
3.67
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Oct 18, 2010
 
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
3.34
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Oct 18, 2010
 
79 af stöðinni
3.33
None
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Oct 18, 2010
 
Skaparinn
3.11
None
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Oct 18, 2010
 
Rigning í nóvember
3.50
None
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Oct 18, 2010
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.30
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Oct 18, 2010
 
Norwegian Wood
4.02
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Oct 18, 2010
 
The Bell Jar
3.94
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Oct 18, 2010
 
The Eyes of the Dragon
3.90
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Oct 18, 2010
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