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Genesis and the Big Bang Theory: The Discovery Of Harmony Between Modern Science And The Bible
3.91
I am not an expert in relativity nor in Torah interpretations. I had never heard of Maimonides before reading this book but as someone else has commen ...more
not set
Dec 27, 2012
 
Brave New World
3.93
I listened to Michael York read this and he did an amazing job. When reading (or listening to) this story, one should remember that it was written dur ...more
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
 
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Memoir, a History
3.78
Author is a few years younger than I but I remember the music he listened to, the type of bookshop he visited, and the gradeschool and highschool he a ...more
May 06, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
 
Angelology (Angelology, #1)
3.39
I think this is going to be outside my normal repertoire of reading.

Indeed it was strange. I'm sort of bemused by it. I don't really know if I recomme
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May 24, 2011
May 14, 2011
 
The Scottish Prisoner (Lord John Grey, #3)
4.14
If this had been most other authors, I would have rated it 3 stars but compared to other Diana Gabaldon stories, it was a little disappointing. It wou ...more
Jan 08, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
 
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
3.86
This review is about the whole Broken Empire series.

I cannot say that I actually liked it, but if you like psychological stories, it may appeal. It is
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Nov 24, 2014
Nov 24, 2014
 
Cover of Night
3.72
The situation in which the two main characters find themselves is severely contrived but it has a lot of funny situations and lines. You will have to ...more
Jun 03, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
 
Convoy
3.93
I have read a lot of Pope's "Ramage" novels just because I like Napoleonic sea stories but with this series, you can tell he actually knows what he is ...more
not set
Apr 07, 2011
 
The Historical Jesus (Great Courses, #643)
4.28
I liked the way he gave the criteria he would use throughout to determine the probability of authenticity from an historians point of view and how he ...more
Jun 22, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
Chasing Fire
4.07
**spoiler alert** So many other reviewers mentioned that there was too much detail on the smoke jumping. This is what I like. She researches her topic ...more
not set
Apr 25, 2011
 
Alec and the Antlion
4.43
I hope that Mr. Etzkorn writes a sequel. I hope to find out how Alec is going to save his world.

We start out thinking that Alec is a normal teenage bo
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Sep 05, 2012
Aug 25, 2012
 
Like a Mighty Army (Safehold, #7)
4.06
I have kept up with this series and now just want to know the end. Many other reviewers have said this but I will repeat it. This book would have been ...more
Apr 2014
Apr 27, 2014
 
Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes
4.29
If you want to understand how we came to be at such odds with the Middle East (author calls it The Middle World), read this book. The author is a secu ...more
not set
Jul 10, 2014
 
Out of the Dark
3.15
I really debated about my rating. The book was actually good. I liked it up to the very end and then I was angry.

Aliens with pack mentality, invade t
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not set
Apr 22, 2011
 
Target: Heartland
3.00
Al-Qaeda has another 9-11 planned for the United States. Something is going to happen in every state capital with the main event being the detonation ...more
Mar 10, 2013
Mar 04, 2013
 
Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8)
4.45
You can find my opinion in most of the other three-star reviews. I had thought she was trying to carry it on too long before and now she has vaguely e ...more
Jul 13, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
 
The Garden Intrigue (Pink Carnation, #9)
3.82
I read and listened to portions of this book depending on what was convenient at the time. Kate Reading is, as always, an excellent reader.

I liked it
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Mar 10, 2012
Mar 10, 2012
 
Total Truth
4.25
I very much agree with her main point which is that every part of our lives should be affected by our faith. It should guide how we interpret events i ...more
Apr 25, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
Dreadnaught (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, #1)
4.00
Shame on you Mr. Campbell/Hemry. You should have just written a large book and included a resolution. I do not approve of making readers wait a year f ...more
May 27, 2011
May 13, 2011
 
Legend in Green Velvet
3.76
Certainly not one of her better books. The plot was proven rather inane when at the end, the whole adventure of the hero and heroine was totally unnec ...more
not set
May 27, 2011
 
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
3.97
This would be an excellent book for a discussion. It is sixteen years of a man's life in a very short 260 pages. I read it in one sitting. It is not j ...more
Mar 28, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
 
Decoy
3.79
Haven't finished it but as with Convoy, the author knows, understands and explains well what he is talking about. The Germans have developed the next ...more
Apr 22, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
 
Watership Down
4.03
This is a must read! It may seem silly at first look. It is about a community of rabbits. The author creates a complete functioning society built arou ...more
not set
Apr 02, 2011
 
Cursor's Fury (Codex Alera, #3)
4.35
I am caught up in the characters and can't quit reading the series even though the author's ability to get me to suspend my disbelief is weak. It does ...more
not set
Apr 25, 2011
 
To Die For (Blair Mallory, #1)
3.96
An amusing light read. One of the other reviewers mentioned that she didn't like Blair and it ruined the book for her. I don't think I would like her ...more
not set
Apr 11, 2011
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.31
We can read in the paper what happens in different countries, in different cultures but putting personality and character to people it is happening to ...more
Aug 22, 2014
Aug 24, 2014
 
Born to Darkness (Fighting Destiny, #1)
3.75
The trouble with Suzanne Brockmann is that you never know if you will like her book until you read it. Usually, I can get to know an author and know t ...more
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Dies the Fire (Emberverse, #1)
3.92
I generally like post apocalyptic and disaster stories so I finished this one. It continued in fits and starts, keeping me reading but having time gap ...more
Apr 10, 2011
Mar 17, 2011
 
A Short History of Nearly Everything
4.17
Wonderfully entertaining although it led me to some false conclusions. Just because the US threw away its plans for the Saturn rocket doesn't mean tha ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
 
Fortunately, the Milk
4.03
I did not enjoy American Gods because a lot of that went over my head. I did not enjoy Glass Apples because it was dark and broody. However, Neil Gaim ...more
not set
Sep 08, 2013
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