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A Shiver of Light (Merry Gentry #9)
3.60
Um, oh. I think the author has gotten her characters confused. She's accidentally written the main character as the sexy detective Mary Sue and not th ...more
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Jun 19, 2014
 
Prince Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #11)
3.71
**spoiler alert** Don't think there are spoilers, but just in case, there's a tag.

I adored the first few books in the series. I tolerated the next few
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Jun 28, 2015
 
Midnight Riot (Peter Grant, #1)
3.91
When I read this it was titled Rivers of London, but coming to Goodreads, I discover that's the title of the graphic novel. Confusing! However; this b ...more
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Dec 16, 2014
 
Generation Kill
4.24
It's cute... I mean, there may be some basis in truth but as a rational human being I come to the conclusion that the author drank the kool-aid and we ...more
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May 13, 2011
 
The Atrocity Archives (Laundry Files, #1)
3.98
The series was recommended by a friend. At very first I was groaning, ugh, what IS this? A hypercaffeinated public servant dealing with the beurocracy ...more
not set
Sep 05, 2012
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
Better than the first, but I was still very frustrated at the unnecessary amount of detail the author added. When reading crime books one tends to sto ...more
Jun 02, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
 
The City & the City
3.90
Just not into it. Seems like a half-thought-out fever dream turned into a hasty book. I wanted China to redeem himself after (despicable) UnLunDun but ...more
not set
Apr 15, 2011
 
The Land of Painted Caves (Earth's Children, #6)
3.15
While creating a toy for a crippled child, Ayla inadvertantly invents a crude combustion engine, saving the tribe from total anhilation at the hands o ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Jun 02, 2011
 
Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2)
4.13
Realised that the footnotes were important to the narrative, had a crappy conversion that didn't include them with the text, rather right at the end. ...more
Jul 03, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
 
Bitch Planet #1
4.31
Do you like the feminism, kids? Fantastic title, can't wait for more.
not set
Jan 05, 2015
 
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
Really, REALLY enjoying this so far. With the great pace & occasionally gorgeous turn of phrase it's already a favourite. If there's sex in it I'l ...more
Apr 27, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
 
Snuff (Discworld, #39; City Watch #8)
4.11
(I finished this a while ago, then forgot to update the site.)

A deeper, more pensive Pratchett than I've become accustomed to. It's ... more grown up?
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Nov 23, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
 
Cloud Atlas
4.01
Eh, it was okay. Didn't blow my mind, but didn't make me angry either. The confusing nested thing detracted from the overall novel, which was a collec ...more
Dec 07, 2012
Nov 09, 2012
 
Dodger
3.88


Initially very confused about the mix of fictitious and historical, but enjoyed it once I just relaxed and stopped trying to analyse each anachronism
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Oct 10, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
 
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Fairyland, #1)
3.97
“Such lonely, lost things you find on your way."

An happy, sad tale of a girl who isn't chosen. Enjoyed it immensely & felt a little hollow afterw
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Aug 21, 2014
 
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
4.56
One of those books I spent a week putting off reading the last chapter... I figured if I didn't read it, the book would never be over and I wouldn't h ...more
Jun 02, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
 
The Jeeves Omnibus
4.43
So wonderfully period English that at times I found the language nearly indecipherable! After years of people telling me I'd love these short stories ...more
Aug 24, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
 
Embassytown
3.84
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May 04, 2011
 
The Great Gatsby
3.85
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Mar 18, 2011
 
The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections (The Sandman #6)
4.45
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Mar 18, 2011
 
A Gathering of Gargoyles (Darkangel Trilogy, #2)
4.10
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Apr 15, 2011
 
The Sandman: Book of Dreams
4.15
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Mar 18, 2011
 
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
3.95
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Apr 15, 2011
 
Assassin's Quest (Farseer Trilogy, #3)
4.16
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Mar 18, 2011
 
The Sandman: King of Dreams
4.60
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Dec 30, 2014
 
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4.00
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Sep 05, 2012
 
Wintersmith (Discworld, #35; Tiffany Aching, #3)
4.18
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Mar 18, 2011
 
Equal Rites (Discworld, #3; Witches #1)
3.95
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Mar 18, 2011
 
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 8: Kimono Dragons (Y: The Last Man, #8)
4.23
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Mar 18, 2011
 
Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #3)
4.03
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Apr 15, 2011
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