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The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #13)
3.96
NOTE: Spoiler alert! (Thanks to Tommy for letting me know)

Mediocre and disappointing. For the most part, The Series of Unfortunate Events provides a g
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Jan 2007
Apr 04, 2007
 
The Father Brown Omnibus; with a Preface by Auberon Waugh
4.08
The omnibus is the exhaustive collection of G.K. Chesterton's Father Brown short stories. If you've got a taste for detective stories and clever, Brit ...more
not set
Apr 05, 2007
 
A Farewell to Arms
3.77
04.12.07
Well now I've finished it. I won't give any spoilers, but the end of the book left me full of pity for an author with such a transparently bro
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Mar 2007
Apr 04, 2007
 
One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are
4.05
This book gave every appearance of being a fearless cry to the world by a woman well acquainted with fear and self-doubt. For that courage, I am grate ...more
Nov 25, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
 
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
4.11
This book altered my view of the world, both natural and metaphysical, like a tidal wave alters a landscape. Dillard gives us at Tinkers Creek a pecul ...more
Nov 25, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
Notes from a Small Island
3.90
This was my first Bryson book and I found him a delightfully sardonic companion for a trek through Britain. He certainly made me want to visit that sm ...more
Apr 21, 2013
Nov 25, 2012
 
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
3.87
I read this one on the recommendation of my sister, Sarah, who is currently working her way through the exhaustive works of the three Bronte sisters. ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 18, 2007
 
Dracula
3.95
Dracula was, of course, expertly written and engaging, but it lost a couple stars with me for it's failure to translate well into modern thinking on s ...more
Oct 09, 2011
May 06, 2009
 
Hunting and Gathering
4.10
The world is not afforded many glimpses into the heart of the French woman, but this book dives deep. Written in a mix of poetry and prose that could ...more
Nov 25, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
4.17
This came recommended by my dad and I thoroughly enjoyed it. My interest and enjoyment deepened when I finally caught on at page 25 that the structure ...more
Oct 09, 2011
Apr 17, 2009
 
Blue Shoe
3.24
I found this to be a frank and quietly christian view of broken marriages and their impact on the generations that follow. Lamott is courageously hone ...more
Feb 11, 2012
Oct 09, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.58
This book is by far the best of the series with the deepest character development and most captivating plot. I was sad to see the series end, but was ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 26, 2007
 
The Complete Polysyllabic Spree
3.62
Nick Hornby has been a long-time favorite of mine for crisp dialogue, authentic relationships and great, soul-searching questions. The Polysyllabic Sp ...more
Jul 31, 2010
Aug 18, 2010
 
Invisible Man
3.81
I'm afraid my stomach was just too weak for this book. I'm highly effected by imagery and this book nearly knocked me off my feet. There just wasn't e ...more
Aug 2005
Apr 04, 2007
 
Death Comes for the Archbishop
3.84
Willa Cather writes like a painter, leaving soft images and a warm sensation behind. I can't speak for any deep messages, but the book is worth readin ...more
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Apr 04, 2007
 
The Vita Nuova and Canzoniere of Dante Alighieri
3.70
Dante, though brilliant, was intolerable as a human being. Reading his autobiography was like reading the self-representation of any megalomaniac: tor ...more
May 2006
Apr 09, 2007
 
Franny and Zooey
3.98
This is a great piece of fiction and I'd recommend it to any adult. Heads up on the vulgar language, but take it in stride. It's worth it.
Nov 2007
Nov 07, 2007
 
My Ántonia
3.74
I'm working on this book, but not enjoying it nearly as much as Death Comes for the Archbishop. I'll hold judgment till the end.
not set
Apr 04, 2007
 
Rachael Ray 365: No Repeats: A Year of Deliciously Different Dinners
3.63
I haven't used this too much, but want to look into it more.
not set
Apr 12, 2007
 
The Confessions of Saint Augustine
3.84
I've read through a solid portion, but need to finish it...
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Apr 06, 2007
 
The Gifts of the Child Christ: Fairytales and Stories for the Childlike
4.44
MacDonald's children stories are the best. 'nuff said.
Jan 2007
Apr 04, 2007
 
The Club of Queer Trades
3.89
I've read snippets and want more!
not set
Apr 06, 2007
 
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency  (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1)
3.72
Delightful.
not set
Apr 04, 2007
 
The Uncommercial Traveller
3.57
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Aug 10, 2014
 
Alien
4.04
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Sep 24, 2014
 
Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)
4.06
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not set
Mar 09, 2015
 
The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions
4.54
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May 14, 2012
 
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, #1)
3.81
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Sep 24, 2014
 
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
3.66
None
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Apr 04, 2007
 
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
4.26
None
not set
Nov 24, 2014
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