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The Probability Broach (North American Confederacy #1)
3.86
It was a wonderful Libertarian fantasyland. I'm sure people take this a little more seriously, or want to believe it could happen in their heart of he ...more
Jan 2007
Dec 31, 2010
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
Are you kidding me? Gouge out my eyes with a melon baller.
Jan 2010
Dec 31, 2010
 
Some Mistakes of Moses
4.45
Picked this up after watching the series by YouTube user Evid3nc3, on how he became an atheist. Specifically video 3.3.1, entitled "Scholars, Ingersol ...more
Dec 31, 2010
Dec 31, 2010
 
Our Undiscovered Universe: Introducing Null Physics: The Science of Uniform and Unconditional Reality
3.80
I typically love any attempt to derive the Universe from First Principles. It was imaginative in that regard. And he further makes falsifiable predict ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 01, 2011
 
The Urantia Book
4.06
I've had the distinct pleasure of having one branch of my group of friends, actually believe this and form book study groups around it. So fun. But so ...more
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
Foundation's Edge (Foundation, #4)
4.01
A more mature story than Asimov's earlier work on this trilogy, all the more enjoyable. Less prone to simple gotcha plot twists and flashy techno babb ...more
Feb 23, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
 
Monkey: The Journey to the West
4.03
This would have been four stars, but the tales got somewhat repetitive toward the fourth quarter Much like Don Quixote, this is a collection of tales ...more
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
I'm Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers
4.09
I already idolize this guy for what he represents in children's education. I don't typically read memoir-type things like this, but my friend who DOES ...more
Jan 2009
Dec 31, 2010
 
Searching for God Knows What
3.93
The two stars are only because Christians are so poor at articulating what they're talking about. They're vague, talk in circles, sound heady, and say ...more
Jan 2009
Dec 31, 2010
 
Cato's Letters or Essays on Liberty, Civil and Religious, and Other Important Subjects : Four Volumes in Two
4.33
He's a clever fellow and he did well in his time, but about this time I started to stop looking to Cato and other Libertarian lit for my political mea ...more
Jan 2007
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Crying of Lot 49
3.71
This book was mentioned by the producers of LOST, so naturally I picked it up. It wasn't a waste of time, it was quite enjoyable.
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
Girl Soldier: A Story of Hope for Northern Uganda's Children
3.58
The girl in this story - Grace Akallo - I went to college with her! :O Not a whole lot of us knew her background until much later.
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1)
3.94
I'm a fan of everything Lewis Carroll, and this isn't like Lewis Carroll by any contortion of the imagination.
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
Frankenstein
3.71
I read this several times as a kid, and once again in 2008. Just as good as I remembered it.
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Song of Hiawatha
3.91
I didn't think I would like poetry. But this ranks among my favorite pieces of literature.
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Swiss Family Robinson
3.91
Ugh! Hated this one. Wasn't one star ONLY because it read alot like Jules Verne.
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Torrents of Spring
3.22
Surprisingly, not as good as the book by the same name, by Ivan Turgenev.
Jan 2009
Dec 31, 2010
 
Self-Reliance and Other Essays
4.13
For how much I liked Thoreau, I was surprised I couldn't much tolerate Emerson.
Jan 2007
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
3.95
Ok, granted, I had not read the real books by the time I'd read this one.
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Algebraist
3.94
I thought for sure, with an Algebraist, what could go wrong?
Jan 2009
Dec 31, 2010
 
How Are We to Live?: Ethics in an Age of Self-Interest
3.81
Oddly enough I liked his other book, Practical Ethics, very much.
Jan 2009
Dec 31, 2010
 
Indiana Jones and the City of the Gods
3.57
It was certainly better than the movie that was made from it.
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Constitution of the Republic of Poland
3.00
I liked comparing this one to the constitution of the PRC, 1982.
Jan 2007
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Constitution Of The People's Republic Of China: (Adopted On December 4, 1982 By The Fifth National People's Congress Of The People's Republic Of China At Its Fifth Session)
2.67
I liked comparing this constitution to Poland's '97 one.
Jan 2007
Dec 31, 2010
 
The Torrents of Spring
3.89
Yes I liked this Torrents of Spring better than Hemmingway's.
Jan 2007
Dec 31, 2010
 
Candide
3.75
Very funny.
Jan 2009
Dec 31, 2010
 
Chinese Looking Glass
4.38
VERY insightful and comprehensive treatment of the entire history of the Chinese civilization.
Jan 2008
Dec 31, 2010
 
Jesus Wants to Save Christians: A Manifesto for the Church in Exile
3.79
None
Jan 2010
Jan 02, 2011
 
Blood & Iron (American Empire, #1)
3.82
None
Jan 2007
Dec 31, 2010
 
3:16 - Bible Texts Illuminated
4.21
None
not set
Jan 02, 2011
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