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The Night Circus
4.00
Part Piers Anthony, part Gothic romance, this book has lush descriptions of an alternate reality. The circus is breathtaking and the political actions ...more
Feb 16, 2012
Feb 16, 2012
 
The Valley of Amazement
3.53
I admit this book was not what I expected. The long discussion on how to be a successful prostitute was at first off-putting causing me to actually re ...more
Dec 29, 2013
Dec 28, 2013
 
Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer
4.21
Sweany is a brilliant story-teller that makes it impossible to put down this over-sexed but powerhouse of a story. Male coming-of-age stories are far ...more
Dec 13, 2010
May 05, 2011
 
Nanjing Requiem
3.24
An amazing fictional look at a horrific historical event. I have read much on the devastation at Nanking but felt as if Ha Jin captured the humanity o ...more
Feb 16, 2012
Feb 16, 2012
 
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
4.04
Absolutely engaging book about like in the dust bowl. I have been studying my family roots and trying to understand why my ancestors migrated around t ...more
Dec 28, 2013
Dec 28, 2013
 
Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness
4.02
A stirring, literary and beautiful portrait of an author's descent into depression, and of his journey toward a healthier place. A haunting reminder o ...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
 
Fever Dream (Pendergast, #10)
4.06
I really enjoyed this prequel to the other Pendergast books. I did not expect the twists to be so very sharp. I am eagerly anticipating the next which ...more
May 12, 2011
May 13, 2011
 
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
3.96
A great book though certainly not meant to be a complete picture of the Mormon faith. Gives a great view of the "Taliban" of the Mormon faith.
Mar 2012
Mar 01, 2012
 
Full Dark, No Stars
3.99
One of the few writers the keeps the quality book after book. Thanks for keeping your promises to careful readers!
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
Keeping Faith
3.76
Not her best but still a strong portrait of a weakened woman.
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
3.40
good look at NYC's seedy theater history.
Jul 02, 2012
Jul 02, 2012
 
The Orphan Master's Son
4.04
A must read.
May 10, 2012
May 09, 2012
 
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History
3.82


Some factual errors, but a fascinating and illuminating look at an oft ignored part of the body.
Jun 25, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
The Boy in the Suitcase (Nina Borg, #1)
3.59
Great book. Unique thriller with strong believable female characters.
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
 
Affair
3.81
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Sep 24, 2012
 
The Millionaire Next Door
3.93
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May 13, 2011
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
3.88
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Critical Mass
3.82
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Nov 02, 2011
 
Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood
3.78
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Nov 02, 2011
 
Presumed Innocent (Kindle County Legal Thriller, #1)
4.06
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May 05, 2011
 
The Edge of Reason (Bridget Jones, #2)
3.44
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May 13, 2011
 
Choke
3.72
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Sep 24, 2012
 
Regeneration (Regeneration, #1)
4.02
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Never Die Easy: The Autobiography of Walter Payton
4.22
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May 05, 2011
 
The First Four Years  (Little House, #9)
3.84
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Decider
3.93
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Sep 24, 2012
 
To the Hilt
4.03
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Dec 1996
Sep 24, 2012
 
The Last Wife of Henry VIII
3.87
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May 17, 2011
 
Memoirs of Cleopatra
4.15
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Mary, Called Magdalene
3.84
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Apr 21, 2011
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