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The Vampire Armand (The Vampire Chronicles #6)
3.75
liked it
First of all, Armand is one of my favourite characters. The way he showed himself in the first two books was utterly fascinating and captivating. Seco ...more
Jul 08, 2008
Apr 20, 2007
 
Roots: The Saga of an American Family
4.42
did not like it
I appreciate the author's research of his own roots and the overall message this book has. The problem I had with it was that the writing style was un ...more
Aug 04, 2008
Jun 05, 2008
 
Less Than Zero
3.58
really liked it
American Psycho (1991) is a novel that is a force, and I doubt there are that many people who feel indifferent about it. I recognized its genius, bu ...more
Sep 10, 2016
Aug 30, 2016
 
The Exorcist
4.13
it was ok
I currently have 225 horror films under my belt. The Exorcist (1973) is not the best I've seen. It's not the worst either, but it's still only mildly ...more
Aug 02, 2014
Jul 26, 2014
 
The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel
4.17
did not like it
I tried my best, I really did. Made it to 300 pages out of 1063. I just can't waste any more of my time into a book that reads like a 15-year-old's sc ...more
Jun 11, 2012
Feb 05, 2009
 
The Neverending Story
4.17
liked it
This is one of those classic children's books that sprinkle golden fairy dust on their reader, and charm everyone with their magical story of faraway ...more
Sep 22, 2016
Sep 15, 2016
 
The Little Vampire on the Farm
3.98
liked it
Anton and his parents arrive on the farm, where Rüdiger has already settled in. He seems to have trouble feeding himself, which makes him appear sligh ...more
Oct 16, 2016
Oct 16, 2016
 
Frankenstein's Aunt
3.49
liked it
Hanna Frankenstein, disappointed in her nephew's antics, decides to restore the Frankenstein name by sprucing up the castle. The task gets easier when ...more
Oct 19, 2016
Oct 17, 2016
 
Labyrinth
4.20
liked it
The movie has a special place in my heart. There was a time in my childhood when there was still cool stuff on TV, and one afternoon I noticed an inte ...more
Sep 15, 2016
Sep 05, 2016
 
Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1)
3.78
liked it
"A young man in one’s hotel bedroom is capable of being explained, but a corpse is always a hindrance."

Is there a better way to return to reading and
...more
May 11, 2015
May 04, 2015
 
The Elephant Man
4.11
really liked it
Before my last year's trip to London, I somehow failed to check the theater schedule, and on a bus tour I had an incredible sinking feeling when I spo ...more
Nov 05, 2016
Nov 04, 2016
 
The Potter's Field  (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #17)
4.11
really liked it
A few days ago I was about to go to the summer cottage without electronic devices, and because I didn't feel like reading anything from the pile I alr ...more
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
 
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)
3.74
it was ok
I avoid romantic comedies. Obviously I've still seen a few, and that's why I mainly cringe when I see another trailer from another film about a bunch ...more
Aug 15, 2015
Jul 21, 2015
 
Leaving Las Vegas
3.92
it was amazing
John O'Brien's debut novel was published in 1990, making it the only one in his very short body of work that was published before his death by suicide ...more
Sep 04, 2016
Aug 10, 2016
 
Aliens Omnibus, Vol. 1
3.77
liked it
Since I've managed to get myself addicted to the Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic, I didn't hesitate checking out the continuation of the first two Alie ...more
Jan 24, 2016
Jan 02, 2016
 
The Little Vampire Takes a Trip
3.99
really liked it
In the middle of blood, guts, and strange encounters of the spirit world, I thought I'd take a break from my usual Halloween diet and read something l ...more
Oct 15, 2016
Oct 13, 2016
 
Dance Hall of the Dead (Navajo Mysteries, #2)
4.00
it was ok
The only reason why I borrowed this from the library in the first place, was that in the last two years I've grown an interest in US states and their ...more
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 16, 2013
 
American Psycho
3.81
liked it
Patrick Bateman has nothing but emptiness inside of him. Not even darkness, just emptiness. The discussions of the people he hangs out with were in tu ...more
Oct 29, 2012
Nov 08, 2008
 
Geek Love
3.99
really liked it
A strange and fascinating set of characters that Dunn has brought to life remarkably well, suffers a little from the ending and the frame story. Howev ...more
Aug 21, 2010
Jul 28, 2008
 
The Bloody Chamber And Other Stories
4.02
it was amazing
Beautifully written gothic and feminist stories based on famous fairytales. They're like more developed and flowery versions of the originals, a world ...more
Jun 07, 2009
Jun 04, 2009
 
Piilokansan tarinoita: islantilaisnovelleja ja -kirjailijoita
2.00
it was ok
Luin alkuvuodesta kokoelman aikuisille tarkoitettuja islantilaisnovelleja, joka oli ihan pätevä johdanto islantilaiseen mielenmaisemaan ja kirjallisuu ...more
Dec 2015
Dec 01, 2015
 
Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody, #2)
4.01
liked it
Just as fun as the first one, although for some reason it took me a while to get into the story, so I let the book rest a few days. The further I read ...more
Jun 22, 2015
May 20, 2015
 
Cycle of the Werewolf
3.62
liked it
A basic werewolf story, to which King doesn't really bring anything new, even if he always has interesting characters. Once again an American small to ...more
Jun 19, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
 
The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale (Maus #1-2)
4.53
it was amazing
A son, who works as a cartoonist. A father, who has experienced the battlefront, being a prisoner of war, and the hell that is Auschwitz. A father, wh ...more
Jan 18, 2014
Jan 07, 2014
 
Hell House
3.81
did not like it
From Matheson I have read I Am Legend, which was a decent and thought-provoking vision of a world infested with vampires. The film version of The Incr ...more
Feb 02, 2013
Sep 29, 2011
 
Salaisuus varjossa (Varjo #1)
3.89
it was ok
I'm not that into young adult literature (at all actually), but overall I liked the idea in this, and that it's set at the beginning of the 20th centu ...more
Oct 21, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
 
Forests of the Night
4.00
really liked it
Oh boy, this woman has a somewhat crazy imagination. It's like anything can emerge from her brain. There were a few weaker stories (mostly short snipp ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Feb 05, 2012
 
Carrie
3.92
really liked it
Update 10.10.2013 Saw the film several months ago, and it was awesome. Spacek was great as Carrie, and knowing what would happen at the end didn't bot ...more
Aug 12, 2012
Jul 05, 2012
 
The Golden Bird
4.30
really liked it
Thank god for Ebay, you've made my day countless of times. This time I used you for the first time to buy a book instead of clothes and miscellaneous ...more
Jan 05, 2013
Aug 29, 2012
 
Ragtime
3.87
did not like it
Clumsy and clunky writing. The effort to tie the characters into the historical background failed miserably, making the whole story disjointed and res ...more
Feb 2012
Jun 16, 2010
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