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Time of Man-Pa
3.80
This was an interesting one.

With this novel, I feel like i've just been on a nice trip. The novel is slow, almost gratingly so, but at the same time
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Feb 04, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
 
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
3.70
I made the choice when I started Inferno to not add it to my currently-reading list; Dan Brown is pretty heavily lauded in many circles, and I chose t ...more
Nov 12, 2013
Nov 12, 2013
 
The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)
4.02
When it comes to crime novels I generally look to Lehane, and so the first book left me a bit parched. I didn't have a ton of empathy for the victim a ...more
Jul 28, 2014
Jul 11, 2014
 
The Last Guardian (Artemis Fowl, #8)
4.16
I think Eoin is psychic.

In my review for the 7th novel of the series, I said that 'The Atlantis Complex' was, although a decent read, decidedly under
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Jul 21, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
 
Your House Is on Fire, Your Children All Gone
3.25
So uh, wow. This was an interesting pick-up and i'm glad I got it.

I'm a bit torn on what to think about it overall, though. After the first Martin an
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Jul 23, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
 
The Magician King (The Magicians #2)
3.86
Man, what a disappointment.

The Magicians?

Wonderful. Created an interesting world that played on the conventions of the fantasy genre and specificall
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Jul 18, 2012
Jun 30, 2011
 
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
3.79
I found Rowling's previous book, The Casual Vacancy, to be positively rife with unlikeable, uncharismatic characters awash in a plot that revolved aro ...more
Nov 05, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
 
Never Let Me Go
3.79
Have you ever been in a conversation with someone who has, before your meeting, built up something very important that they want to tell you but they ...more
Dec 09, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
 
Those Across the River
3.60
[This is going to be heavily spoiler-filled, as I don't know how to talk about it without spoiling it.]

I want so hard to like this more than I do.

The
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Nov 08, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
 
Son (The Giver, #4)
3.95
When I read The Giver in fifth grade, I was spellbound. At an age where "age-appropriate" (because my skill level was never taken into consideration i ...more
Nov 13, 2013
Sep 10, 2012
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.24
I'm relatively good at keeping myself unbiased. I separated myself from the Rowling I knew as a kid specifically for this book. I mean, it was aimed a ...more
Aug 06, 2013
Nov 03, 2012
 
The Descendants
3.82
This... wasn't an easy read.

Why is that? Well, most of it comes from the fact that I saw the movie before reading the book, which most likely gave me
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Jul 10, 2012
Jun 03, 2012
 
The Book Thief
4.36
**spoiler alert** Picking this apart, I don't think it deserves five stars.

Maybe four; certainly no less than three. I've come to this conclusion bec
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May 03, 2014
Feb 08, 2014
 
The Nick Adams Stories
4.07
Although I have had experience with several of these stories from the In Our Time collection, seeing several more posthumously published stories about ...more
not set
May 04, 2013
 
The Once and Future King
4.07
This one surprised me a lot. I expected a relatively simple sword-and-sorcery book based on the Arthurian legends, but I didn't expect to have as much ...more
Sep 16, 2013
Aug 21, 2013
 
The Sound of Waves
3.75
Mishima's story of young love is relatively simple and down-to-earth; the only issue being that it's a love story we've heard 1000 times and the chara ...more
Aug 24, 2011
Mar 13, 2011
 
The Rum Diary
3.83
Although it's probably not everyone's cup of tea, there was something almost magical about being in this world of drunken journalism. It's not a book ...more
Jun 12, 2013
May 14, 2013
 
The Stranger
3.92
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Nov 16, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
 
Song of Solomon
3.95
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Feb 05, 2011
 
Herland
3.43
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Feb 05, 2011
 
A Perfect Day for Bananafish
4.36
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Feb 05, 2011
 
This Side of Paradise
3.68
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Apr 22, 2014
Feb 13, 2011
 
Moonlight Mile (Kenzie & Gennaro,#6)
3.67
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Feb 13, 2011
 
The Lost Gate (Mither Mages, #1)
3.80
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Feb 13, 2011
 
Pathfinder (Pathfinder, #1)
3.97
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Feb 13, 2011
 
The Graveyard Book
4.09
None
Oct 15, 2013
Mar 07, 2011
 
The Informers
3.42
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Mar 07, 2011
 
The Sleepwalkers
3.73
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Mar 07, 2011
 
Great Expectations
3.70
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Mar 07, 2011
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls
3.93
None
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Mar 07, 2011
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