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Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
4.13
I remember my parents returning from the cinema screening of the Lynch version, all talking excited about it. A few years later the film was screened ...more
Jan 1984
Sep 14, 2010
 
The Rithmatist
4.24
First of all, I really really like the graphic elements in the book: all the drawings containing the number of the chapters, the representations of th ...more
Sep 12, 2013
Apr 01, 2013
 
Dragonflight (Pern, #1)
4.08
Love at first read with Anne. My mother passed on to me her much treasured copy of this novel. I know that this series heats many debates as to whethe ...more
Jan 1985
Apr 17, 2011
 
The Desert Spear (Demon Cycle, #2)
4.25
I really like this series. Great magic system, love the characters, really like the setting and the feel of the book.
Some loose ends are tied in this
...more
Mar 04, 2014
Feb 23, 2014
 
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
4.02
I really liked it. I liked the soft approach to things, the plot evolution is almost whispered and tiptoes in the book gradually, not in big heaps. I ...more
Dec 11, 2014
Nov 30, 2014
 
American Gods
4.10
Some years ago I was following a newsgroup on fantasy reading. Someone posted a review of American Gods, stating all the reasons why he had not liked ...more
Jan 2002
Feb 12, 2011
 
Pawn of Prophecy (The Belgariad, #1)
4.13
I read it eons ago, and I can still picture vividly the characters in my mind...actually this book has a very peculiar reading story. My parents had a ...more
not set
May 20, 2011
 
The Daylight War (Demon Cycle, #3)
4.24
First of all, I love love love, the cover!
I really liked Inevera point of view and even though the book is quite interlocutory in the overall plot, I
...more
Jan 12, 2015
Mar 05, 2014
 
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
4.32
Really like it! I like the pace at which Sanderson writes, his idea of magic and his world building. I like how the twists and turns are perfectly int ...more
Nov 06, 2010
Sep 14, 2010
 
A Shade of Vampire (A Shade of Vampire, #1)
3.83
It's actually a 2.5
I was sent the book y the author for a review.

First the positive aspects: I really like the writing style, I like two points of vie
...more
Aug 25, 2013
Aug 24, 2013
 
The Iron Duke (Iron Seas, #1)
3.90
It's actually 3.5
Nice book, some racey scenes, but I wanted to know more about how the situation got how it was at the beginning of the book. We only
...more
Dec 14, 2013
Sep 08, 2013
 
The Way of Shadows (Night Angel, #1)
4.15
Rating clarification: it's 3.5 stars
I liked this book and I'll definitely read the following instalment, however there are some negative points for me
...more
Aug 16, 2011
Aug 12, 2011
 
Arrows of the Queen (Heralds of Valdemar, #1)
4.15
When I was a kid I had to share books with my brother. My parents usually bought books that we both could read. The rare treat of a book exclusively t ...more
not set
Apr 20, 2011
 
The Diary of a Young Girl
4.06
I am partially of Jewish descent, and my grandmother wanted very much to pass it on. All her life she had nightmares of German soldiers moving on the ...more
Jan 1982
Sep 14, 2010
 
The Sword of Shannara (The Original Shannara Trilogy #1)
3.74
There are soooo many better books out there, it is clearly a copy of the Lord of the Rings, but it actually is one of the first fantasy books I read, ...more
not set
Sep 24, 2010
 
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
4.18
It's actually a 3.5
I enjoyed the book. It's linear, not overcomplicated, but the setting is great. I like the main character and the 'bad guys' are no
...more
Apr 17, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington, #1)
4.09
I stumbed upon this book as this series is much beloved in the Lois McMaster Bujold mailing list and I am so glad I followed fellow listees suggestion ...more
Feb 28, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
When Gravity Fails (Marîd Audran #1)
3.97
I loved the book, so original in its setting. It's science fiction mixed with age old whoddunit, set in an arab/middleastern future country.
I enjoyed
...more
not set
Apr 27, 2011
 
Banewreaker (The Sundering, #1)
3.41
IT's actually a 2.5
I really wanted to like this book...the writing is good, the overall plot is interesting but man, the tone she chose to tell it jus
...more
Jan 30, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
 
Brave New World
3.93
I had to read it for a university exam on dystopias, and during the course I actually found out that I'd seen the serial version on tv when I was a ki ...more
Jan 1994
Feb 07, 2011
 
The Ghost Brigades (Old Man's War, #2)
4.07
I liked The Ghost Brigades even better than Old Man's War...I've really come to enjoy Scalzi's style and hope he continues with his good stories
not set
Dec 21, 2010
 
Blameless (Parasol Protectorate, #3)
3.99
It arrived in my mailbox yesterday, and even if I had come home late from I could not resist the temptation to read at least the first pages before I ...more
Sep 26, 2010
Sep 14, 2010
 
Captive Prince: Volume One (Captive Prince, #1)
4.33
I really liked the main characters and the political twists and turns of the plot, nicely written
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
 
The Name of the Rose
4.08
As soon as I got to the last page of this book, I flipped it over and started reading it again. I cannot recommend a book more! It is indeed complex, ...more
Jan 1986
Sep 14, 2010
 
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.06
First of all, I know it's silly, but I really like the cover of this book.
Secondly, I began to read it on my flight to Prague, and this most recent vi
...more
Apr 21, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
 
Foucault's Pendulum
3.88
This book is an exercice of rethorics! Eco likes to make things difficult for his readers on purpose, complicating the already difficult plot, with ti ...more
Jan 1988
Sep 14, 2010
 
Eona (Eon, #2)
4.12
I actually liked the first instalment much better. The main character as a woman to me represents all the stereotypes of the uterine woman. She is pra ...more
Feb 17, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
 
Naamah's Kiss (Moirin Trilogy, #1)
4.09
I liked the beginning of this new trilogy by Jacqueline Carey better than the second. It was a wise choice to move to a different time, in which refer ...more
Mar 08, 2012
Mar 01, 2012
 
El libro de Jade (Saga Vanir, #1)
4.06
I am honestly surprised at seeing how mych positive feedback this book received.
The idea to tie vampires and werewolves to the Nordic gods is interes
...more
Sep 08, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
 
The Bone Collector (Lincoln Rhyme, #1)
4.15
I was given a used copy of The Bone Collector by a friend while on a visit in Florence. I started reading it as soon as I stepped on the train back to ...more
Jan 1997
Sep 14, 2010
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