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Eruption (Supervolcano, #1)
3.02
First Koontz, now Turtledove!

Two of my favorite authors just came up with barely readable books...this must be a record.

Let me start by saying that th
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Jan 17, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever
4.00
I purchased this e-book from Amazon after hearing good comments about it on the NPR podcast https://www.facebook.com/pchh?fref=ts
and I am glad I did.
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Nov 17, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
 
The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century
3.87
This book by Scott Miller takes us into a journey to the times surrounding the assassination of president McKinley; rather than focus specifically on ...more
Jul 08, 2012
Jul 08, 2012
 
The Shadow Out of Time
3.98
"The Shadow out of Time" is one of H.P. Lovecraft defining novellas. It manages to both advance and create additional texture for his complex"mythos." ...more
not set
Apr 07, 2012
 
Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin
4.20
I began reading this book as a filler between fiction books... Alas, I picked the wrong non-fiction book to take a break from thrillers.

Hampton Sides
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Feb 25, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.06
This is one of those books that come on the right day, the right time, so that their emotional depth reaches you...this is one of those books that you ...more
Sep 26, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
 
Crescent Dawn (Dirk Pitt, #21)
3.91
A competent outing by Clive Cussler in this latest installment of Dirk Pitt's adventures. As a long time fan of the Pitt series, I had not liked a Pit ...more
not set
Jul 25, 2011
 
The White Island
3.77
Having greatly enjoyed "Icefire" and "Quicksilver", I was very excited when I found this new entry from Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens. Unfortunat ...more
Aug 20, 2011
Aug 20, 2011
 
Your Heart Belongs to Me
3.31
Once upon a time I thought that Dean Koontz should consider retiring. His books began to be repetitive and the language convoluted. This lasted only a ...more
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Jul 25, 2011
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.01
When I heard about this vampire book written by a literary author (i.e. a college-educated English major that writes mostly boring and high brow books ...more
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Jul 25, 2011
 
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
3.70
When I heard about this vampire book written by a literary author (i.e. a college-educated English major that writes mostly boring and high brow books ...more
not set
Jul 25, 2011
 
The Army of the Republic: A Novel
3.63
This is a very scary book. While it is definitely tilted to a leftist view of America, it is undeniable that some of the scenarios it presents are ver ...more
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Jul 25, 2011
 
2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America
3.47
I began this book out of curiosity. I've admired Brooks comedy through the years and after hearing some of the details of this book from an interview ...more
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Jul 25, 2011
 
Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future
3.92
This is a life-changing book. For the first time, I find somebody writing a thoughtful, rational, and incisive analysis of what is wrong with the Amer ...more
not set
Jul 25, 2011
 
Valley Forge (Revolutionary War, #2)
4.18
Another excellent book from Gingrich and Forschten. The genius of their books is to provide an individual and human context to historical events that ...more
not set
Jul 25, 2011
 
What the Night Knows
3.69
This book genuinely scared me...this is a return to the less philosophical, full on scary Dean Koontz. What starts like a murder mystery/psychological ...more
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Jul 25, 2011
 
La reine dans le palais des courants d'air (Millénium, #3)
4.17
The last installment of the Millennium Trilogy was a very satisfying conclusion to this gripping series. This book managed to both be self-contained a ...more
not set
Jul 25, 2011
 
The Moonlit Mind (Pendleton, #.5)
3.86
I enjoyed this short story by Koontz. I have to admit that it started off a little slow, but within 10 pages it had taken off and it really got going ...more
Jan 07, 2011
Jan 07, 2012
 
Kill Alex Cross (Alex Cross, #18)
3.95
Another excellent outing by both James Patterson and Alex Cross...this time we find our hero crossing more into Jack Bauer territory than Criminal Min ...more
not set
Dec 05, 2011
 
One Second After
3.92
I would have give it four stars but for the right wing propaganda and paranoia. The book was a re-thread of the TV show Jericho (which I loved) but it ...more
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Jul 29, 2011
 
One Summer: America, 1927
4.03
Another excellent book by Bill Bryson. This time he covers the historical occurrences centered around the summer of 1927. With clear and clean prose, ...more
Dec 13, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.95
I think I have discovered a new literary affliction: "Sedaris Syndrome"

This is what occurs when you begin reading a new David Sedaris book and the fir
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Apr 05, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
 
Dracula the Un-Dead
3.07
Dracula The Un-Dead is an example of the revisionist sequel that should not be made. The attachment of the name Stoker to the novel makes it attractiv ...more
not set
Jul 25, 2011
 
Civilization: The Six Ways the West Beat the Rest
3.74
This is a book that you have to digest...I finished it about an hour ago and I am not totally sure what to make of it.

Ferguson takes us on a whirlwind
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Feb 12, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
 
Zone One
3.25
I know zombies...

Ever since I watched "Night of the Living Dead" when I was 16, I've been fascinated with the topic. I've seen many excellent zombie m
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Nov 11, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
El prisionero del cielo (El cementerio de los libros olvidados, #3)
3.92
"El Prisionero del Cielo" conecta "La Sombra del Viento" con "El Juego del Angel".

Tras haber leido ambos libros, era importante para mi ver como ambas
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Jun 30, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
 
Cross Fire (Alex Cross, #17)
4.00
I am not sure why I keep reading James Patterson's novels. They are repetitive, implausible, violent, and after a while I cannot keep villains straigh ...more
not set
Jul 29, 2011
 
The Devil Colony (Sigma Force, #7)
4.15
Wow! This is the best Rollins in a while...this book kept my attention throughout and I finished it in just a couple of days.

It reminded me of Clive C
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Aug 07, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
The Dracula Dossier: A Novel of Suspense
3.02
I have read several novels that have Bram Stoker as a character and I have to say this is the best one so far. The book is written as a collection of ...more
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Jul 25, 2011
 
The Thief (Isaac Bell, #5)
3.91
Another fast-paced Isaac Bell adventure...these books are the punk steam equivalent of the Dirk Pitt books; they are full of adventure, conspiracies, ...more
Mar 30, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
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