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Kafka on the Shore
4.12
My first Murakami book - but definitely not the last. Loved it so much all the way through, it's an amazing book and I just want to read more Murakami ...more
Oct 28, 2008
Oct 24, 2008
 
A Bear Called Paddington (Paddington, #1)
4.19
We meet Paddington for the first time at Paddington station where he sits, small and lonely, on his suitcase, wondering what to do after having travel ...more
Feb 18, 2008
Feb 17, 2008
 
Redheads
2.17
Well, I wasn't a fan of this book. It's about the fight to save the rain forrest and I like the author's attempt at throwing support towards this topi ...more
Dec 05, 2008
Dec 01, 2008
 
His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials #1-3)
4.23
I didn't know about Philip Pullman and 'His Dark Materials' before the trailers for 'The Golden Compass' aired - and I'm a bit sad about that. I would ...more
Dec 25, 2008
Nov 28, 2007
 
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
3.92
The barriers between reality and fiction are softer than we think; a bit like a frozen lake. Hundreds of people can walk across it, but then one eveni ...more
Nov 24, 2008
Nov 21, 2008
 
Genspejlet
3.67
A deeply interesting, troubling and disturbing dystopic tale of a book.

The story is told by Simone, daughter of Just Helled, a famous biologist with c
...more
Dec 30, 2008
Dec 26, 2008
 
40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin, Intelligent Design, God, Oxycontin�, and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania
3.84
This was a very interesting read - I've been to lectures on intelligent design where the entire crowd was arguing against it and I must admit that I w ...more
Nov 03, 2008
Oct 30, 2008
 
Pride of Baghdad
3.89
**spoiler alert** I tend to be more of a word person than an image person and when reading graphic novels, that's not a good thing. This graphic novel ...more
Aug 15, 2008
Jan 26, 2008
 
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
3.45
I was actually going to give this book three stars but after thinking a bit about it after finishing it, I decided that it should only have two becaus ...more
Nov 16, 2008
Sep 09, 2008
 
Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals
4.11
A very interesting book about animal cruelty and how to end it. Karen Dawn discusses practically all aspects of animal cruelty - eating animals, anima ...more
Dec 16, 2008
Dec 08, 2008
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.93
Henry and Clare first meet when Henry was thirty-six and Clare was six years old - but are married when Clare was twenty-two and Henry thirty. This is ...more
Jul 28, 2008
Jul 27, 2008
 
The Clothes They Stood Up In
3.56
We gain a lot of our identity from the things we surround us with, especially the things in our homes. If suddenly all our possessions are taken from ...more
Oct 03, 2008
Oct 02, 2008
 
Paddington Goes Abroad
4.14
This is the fourth book in the Paddington series and although I really liked it, it wasn't quite as good as the first three. However, if I had read th ...more
Dec 12, 2008
Dec 07, 2008
 
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles #1)
3.96
This is my first Anne Rice novel and her writing reminds me of Stephen King - they both drag you into their worlds and keep you there, making you race ...more
Nov 30, 2008
Dec 16, 2007
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.83
Christoffer Boone is a teenager with Asperger's Syndrome. When he find Wellington, his neighbour's dog murdered with a garden fork in it, he decides t ...more
Nov 12, 2008
Feb 18, 2008
 
The Great White Wyrm (Dragonlance: Champions, #3)
3.36
The dwarf Ayshe is taken aboard the ship Starfinder and becomes a part of the crew, a band of elves and one human know as the Dragonsbane, dedicated t ...more
May 17, 2008
May 15, 2008
 
Paddington Helps Out
4.13
I love Paddington! This is the third book about him and even though the first is by far the best, it is still a very funny and enjoyable read. Will de ...more
Jul 20, 2008
Jul 18, 2008
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
Mr. Darcy ... the famous Mr. Darcy ... This is his world, this is were he originated.
Mr. Darcy is kind of the bad boy, he is awfully proud and because
...more
Nov 21, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
Collections of Nothing
2.93
If you want to read an autobiography of a collector, this is a good place to start. King talks about his collection habits and how they have changed d ...more
Nov 29, 2008
Nov 24, 2008
 
Buddha, Vol. 1: Kapilavastu (Buddha #1)
4.13
This is the first volume of eight in Osamu Tezuka's version of Buddha's life. Osamu Tezuka is the father of modern manga and I'm so happy this was my ...more
Oct 30, 2008
Feb 18, 2008
 
Ønskebørn - 12 ærlige fortællinger om at blive mor
4.00
I'm supposed to be a first time mother in just 10 days! It's a bit scary so I've been trying to find some books to help me with this very life-alterin ...more
Aug 14, 2008
Aug 15, 2008
 
The Fortress of Solitude
3.87
Dylan moves into black Brooklyn and does his best to survive while being picked on for being the only white kid. He befriends Mingus, the black kid wh ...more
Jan 2008
Nov 28, 2007
 
Jane Eyre
4.08
When I was younger, I read some of Barbara Cartland's books. When Barbara Cartland was young, she read Jane Eyre for sure. Barbara Cartland is Charlot ...more
Nov 18, 2008
Nov 13, 2008
 
Dragons of a Fallen Sun (Dragonlance: The War of Souls, #1)
3.84
The first big trilogy from Weiss and Hickmann since Legends. I have read it once and I think I have tried reading it a couple of times since but not r ...more
Jul 11, 2008
Jul 07, 2008
 
Zuckerman Bound
4.21
This volume consists of the Zuckerman trilogy as well as an epilogue. I'm going to write a bit about each part as I finish it and then comment on the ...more
Sep 18, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
 
The Shadow of the Wind
4.21
I'm not sure how to sum up this novel - it contains so much and is so rich and filled with stories, one big story composed of so many small stories an ...more
Jul 14, 2008
May 19, 2008
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.02
The book is part historic novel, part sci fi and part autobiographical (Vonnegut himself being present at the Dresden bombing). It's about Billy Pilgr ...more
Jan 11, 2008
Jan 10, 2008
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.85
I heard about this author and this book in the New York Times Book Review podcast and just had to read it - and it was definitely worth it. Loved it t ...more
Jan 29, 2008
Jan 17, 2008
 
Art Circle: A Theory of Art
3.58
This is George Dickie's attempt to improve his institutional theory of art that he first put forward in Art and the Aesthetic.
The theory is about what
...more
Mar 15, 2008
Mar 15, 2008
 
And Then There Were None
4.20
Ten little nigger boys went out to dine;
One choked his little self and then there were Nine.


Ten people get invited to Nigger Island for various reason
...more
Nov 08, 2008
Nov 07, 2008
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