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A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
3.99
it was amazing
It's quite difficult to gather my thoughts well enough to manage a review. I don't know how or where to begin.

I started this book 4 evenings ago, and
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May 02, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
 
The Wolfman
3.89
it was amazing
As the editor tells us in his beginning note, Nicholas Pekearo didn't get to do much writing before his death. The Wolfman is his debut book and he ha ...more
not set
Feb 05, 2011
 
I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America after Twenty Years Away
3.89
really liked it
Bill Bryson moves back to America after living in England for 20 years, and writes a weekly column for the two first years wherein he described every ...more
not set
Feb 05, 2011
 
Learn Me Gooder
4.11
really liked it
I was quite skeptical at first about a sequel, fearing that it wouldn't match up to the first one, but I must say this book is just as endearing and f ...more
Sep 13, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
 
Parable of the Forgotten - An Unsuitable Mystery
3.68
really liked it
It's quite difficult to find words to describe this book. It's so far out there.. so WAY beyond any place I've ever been (in reality or in books) that ...more
not set
Feb 15, 2011
 
The Circuit: Executor Rising (The Circuit #1)
3.86
it was amazing
A very cool story, that kept me at the edge of my seat for most of the book. The characters were good, the plot solid, and the writing sound.

Very much
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Dec 25, 2014
Dec 23, 2014
 
The Darkest Evening of the Year
3.71
really liked it
A wonderfully mysterious and eerie book. I'm more used to Koontz' dark humor, of which there isn't very much in this book, but never the less this is ...more
not set
Feb 05, 2011
 
Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man
3.56
it was ok
Well, that was a pretty disappointing read.

I don't know why it was disappointing, though. Even though Tim Allen was funny on TV and in movies, and des
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Mar 22, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
 
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
4.03
liked it
Hmmm... how to rate the book.

On the one hand, the book is a pretty good source of information on the psychology of introversion, and chock full of hel
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Feb 22, 2014
Jan 06, 2014
 
Falling Free (Vorkosigan Saga, #4)
3.82
really liked it
A brilliant story from the universe of the Vorkosigan sagas, this is the first book in the time-line and happens about 200 years before the birth of M ...more
not set
Feb 05, 2011
 
Learn Me Good
3.72
really liked it
The premise of the story may not seem overly interesting at first glance; an engineer starts working as a teacher and tells the reader about his exper ...more
Jan 2010
Feb 15, 2011
 
Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3)
4.18
liked it
A very good book, but one thing bothered me greatly right from the start and bothered me even more as it went on.

This is the third book in a series, a
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Jun 12, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
 
Komarr (Vorkosigan Saga, #11)
4.29
it was amazing
Really one of the more enjoyable books I've read that speak of Lord Auditor Miles Vorkosigan, as opposed to Admiral Miles Naysmith. The introduction o ...more
not set
Feb 05, 2011
 
Mangled Noize
4.00
liked it
Since there really isn't much in the way of a product description on this book, I guess I'll start with that.

Mangled Noize is the first installment in
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Nov 04, 2011
Nov 02, 2011
 
The Gun Seller
3.69
really liked it
Yes, I will admit that like many others I got this books solely because I love Hugh Laurie as an actor and was interested in seeing how he did as an a ...more
May 23, 2011
May 16, 2011
 
Graveminder
3.48
it was amazing
As any reader knows, there really are only so many stories. As in music, very few stories are ever truly original, but are in some way based upon the ...more
Jul 15, 2011
Jul 07, 2011
 
The Justice Game
3.87
really liked it
I actually borrowed this book as nothing more than a test. Just a random book to see how the lending system worked. But because the product descriptio ...more
Jan 2011
Feb 15, 2011
 
Portal (Portal Chronicles, #1)
3.63
really liked it
I started this read, not really knowing what I was getting myself into.

I had seen Imogen Rose on the Kindle forums, being ever helpful, and also notic
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Jan 2010
Feb 05, 2011
 
Quiet River
3.55
liked it
I have to say, that this is a pretty well written psychological thriller. It kept me from putting the book down, and I was actually quite bothered (as ...more
Jan 21, 2013
Feb 11, 2012
 
The Lake House
3.79
it was ok
When I read When The Wind Blows, I discovered a whole new side to James Patterson's writing, and I must say it was a delightful thing to read. This se ...more
Feb 08, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
really liked it
And thus concludes the story of Katniss the Mockingjay.

As I suspected, this book basically holds all the action that is missing from Catching Fire, an
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Jan 22, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
The Girl on the Dock
3.80
liked it
A very interesting side-story to the James Potter series, and definitely a must read for any fan.
Taking place between the second and third James Potte
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Apr 07, 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.93
liked it
I liked the story alright, but I didn't really enjoy the acting cast of this audio performance and believe that truly made a world of difference in my ...more
Jan 18, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
The Moonlit Mind (Pendleton, #.5)
3.93
really liked it
Wow. What great story.

I have never hidden the fact that as a Dean Koontz fan I have always preferred his darker writing. His Golden stories are good a
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Mar 25, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
 
Five Futures
2.00
it was ok
The stories were fine, but all the spelling and grammar errors, missing words and so forth, almost made it unbearable to read. Most of the time the bo ...more
Dec 19, 2011
Feb 15, 2011
 
The Venom of Vipers
3.77
it was amazing
I first heard of this book through the Amazon Kindle page on Facebook, where the Kindle alumni were constantly raving about how good it was. Since I l ...more
Mar 17, 2011
Feb 15, 2011
 
Titanborn
3.99
really liked it
ARC Review*

Having already been a reader and fan of The Circuit series, I was expecting Titanborn to be good.
Luckily for me, it lived up to expectation
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Mar 12, 2016
Feb 06, 2016
 
The Postman
3.87
really liked it
Having seen the movie several years back, I was always interested to read this book. And when I found it as an audio book, I figured it was time to re ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
 
The Riverhouse
3.93
it was amazing
I'm finding it hard to know where to begin here...

This is one of those books that just surprises, in a good way.
I began this book somewhat slowly, and
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Apr 2011
Feb 15, 2011
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.04
it was ok
The longest book ever written since The Book.

Oh dear, what a predicament.

To call this book boring somehow seems both entirely accurate and quite unfai
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Sep 2011
Jul 16, 2011
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