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Batman R.I.P.
3.73
Far from the best Batman graphic novel I have ever read. convoluted and hard to follow.
Aug 06, 2011
Aug 04, 2011
 
The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
4.45
Read this book on the plan to Africa. Martin Luther King was a great writer and a great speaker. So by nature this book is enjoyable for what it has t ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 24, 2011
 
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)
4.02
I hate books like this. In fact I only read it because I promised my best friend I would. Its a book about two women and their friendship throughout t ...more
Feb 22, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.85
This was an interesting book. I was given the rec from a dominican coworker of mine. This book had an interesting bit of history about the time of Tru ...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
 
The Fiddler's Gun (Fin's Revolution, #1)
4.09
Read this book on the plane home from Africa. It has a main female character that isn't well understood, wants to break out from the regular female ro ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 24, 2011
 
The Borgia Bride
3.83
This book teaches you that the borgias were a screwed up family. The reason I didn't like this book more was you felt no real love for the main charac ...more
May 15, 2011
May 11, 2011
 
The Black Prism (Lightbringer, #1)
4.23
This book started out super slow. I was considering dumping it in the middle. The author made everything way too complex seemingly just for the sake o ...more
Oct 31, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
 
The Tempest Tales
3.76
This was an interesting book. Not great, not bad. I thought it had a couple interesting reflections on the concept of sin and justifications for what ...more
Apr 16, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
The Confessions of Catherine de Medici
3.93
This was a well done book. Fast paced but taught me a lot about a war I didn't know much about, the war between the Catholics and the Huguenots. I lik ...more
May 04, 2011
May 02, 2011
 
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
3.47
This book is like someone took Harry Potter and Narnia and mashed it together and tried to make it hardcore by adding swearing, sex and booze. It wasn ...more
Aug 22, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
3.97
Read this book on the plane home from Africa. Its hard not to love Anthony Bourdain. His book fits exactly the image I have of him. Not sure how reall ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 24, 2011
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
It was a good book. Teaches you to be nice to elephants. I felt the back and forth between the past and the present was handled great and you couldn't ...more
Apr 16, 2011
Apr 16, 2011
 
Robopocalypse (Robopocalypse, #1)
3.65
This book started out slow but by the end I really enjoyed it. It was a very matter of fact account of the robots taking over and humanity fighting ba ...more
Jul 02, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.39
The premise of this started off weird for me. I didn't think I was going to like it. But by the end I was really engrossed. Finished it in a night. No ...more
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
 
Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum, #17)
3.90
I do love this book series. It always makes me laugh. But I do think its starting to get into the just ridiculous catagory with stuff that happens. It ...more
Jun 23, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
4.17
This book was interesting. It was nice to have an end to the story but it got so incredibly convoluted in the middle of the book. It was like he just ...more
Feb 17, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
New York to Dallas (In Death, #33)
4.40
Read his on the plane to africa. I do love this series a great deal but I really wonder how much longer she can keept it to be in any real of believab ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 24, 2011
 
Caribbean Moon
3.48
Good book. Beginning is a little much and you start to wonder if you missed a book before this one. But the ending made me go download the second on s ...more
Aug 17, 2011
Aug 15, 2011
 
L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories
3.37
I did not enjoy this book at all. I played through LA Noire and was hoping for the same quality of story telling. Not at all. Most of the short storie ...more
Jun 12, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
 
Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
4.21
This was my favorite book of Ken Follets I have read. It didn't suffer from the long windedness that Pillars of Earth did. Highly recommend.
Feb 03, 2011
Feb 01, 2011
 
The Ghosts of Belfast (Jack Lennon Investigations #1)
3.91
Interesting book. Demonstrates how a person lives with the decisions they have made. Also an interesting insight into Irish culture.
Jan 2011
Feb 01, 2011
 
The Ninth Buddha
3.67
The aspect of the book I most enjoyed was the descriptions of Tibet and the surrounding countryside. As a book, the plot was odd and had a very unsati ...more
Feb 08, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
4.09
You can learn a lot about this book about the Indian culture. However, it is somewhat dryly written and it jumps all over the map in a way that was od ...more
Mar 12, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
 
Oz: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
4.06
This was a wonderful rendition of a classic. Beautiful artwork, lovely way to tell the story. Everyone should read.
Aug 12, 2011
Aug 11, 2011
 
Furies of Calderon (Codex Alera, #1)
4.11
I'm torn on this book. It is definetly not the Dresden files but it does have its own charm. I've decided to try one more to see how things progress. ...more
Dec 03, 2011
Nov 21, 2011
 
Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4)
4.30
This one was my favorite one of this series so far. I can't stop reading these books. Wizard detective novels are awesome.
Sep 08, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
John Adams
4.08
I've been listening to this audiobook on my commute. It is a great book. Highly educational yet not dull. More people need to learn where our country ...more
Mar 03, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
I enjoyed this one better than the first and the ending made me want to go out and pick up the next one.
Jan 2011
Feb 01, 2011
 
Once an Eagle
4.32
I enjoyed this book but if you don't enjoy war novels you are gonna wanna pass this one by.
Jan 2011
Feb 01, 2011
 
True Grit
4.11
Quick read. Enjoyable. I really liked the main character a lot. Strong female characters are awesome.
Feb 10, 2011
Feb 09, 2011
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