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The Vampire Armand (The Vampire Chronicles #6)
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
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
The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel
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 Exorcist
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
Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1)
"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
May 11, 2015
May 04, 2015
American Psycho
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
The Potter's Field  (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #17)
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
Geek Love
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
Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody, #2)
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
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
Salaisuus varjossa (Varjo #1)
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
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
Dance Hall of the Dead (Navajo Mysteries, #2)
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
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
The Little Vampire
The second installment of this popular series, The Little Vampire Moves In, was one of my childhood favourites, and even inspired me to make a vampire ...more
Jan 28, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
The Shell Seekers
I hope you don't think I'm a snob but I don't think I have patience for books like these ever again. Pilcher obviously wanted to make the reader think ...more
Sep 14, 2008
Apr 20, 2007
Memoirs of a Geisha
Only skimmed some parts of the book because at times it felt like Golden was underestimating the reader by repeating the same images all over again. T ...more
Apr 11, 2008
Aug 03, 2007
The Phantom of Manhattan
**spoiler alert** I'm expecting a train wreck worthy of the Big Bang, but I seriously need to satisfy my curiosity. I mean, the thought of reading thi ...more
Feb 12, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
Kiss of the Spider Woman
There's no narrative voice in Puig's novel, only dialogue. Despite this the novel is wonderfully multilayered, and Puig has subtly weaved the stories ...more
Jul 14, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
The Alchemist
Meh. I browsed through the book recently and I can't believe what I was thinking when I gave this three stars. I mean, it isn't really horribly writte ...more
Jun 2006
Apr 18, 2007
Cold Mountain
Ahahaha. Shocked how different the movie is. I cried so much I thought my eyes are going to fall off but reading this I thought my brain were going to ...more
Oct 14, 2008
Aug 03, 2007
This one didn't have much horror elements (or sci-fi for that matter) and the characters weren't as developed as you could have hoped for.
Aug 08, 2009
Jul 29, 2009
'Salem's Lot
Uses couple of vampire cliches and can't decide if it's good or bad. Nevertheless I had fun reading this during the night.
Apr 27, 2005
May 13, 2008
Watership Down
I remember liking it but I have to read it again to review it properly.
Feb 11, 2005
Jun 24, 2008
The Little Vampire Moves In
Simply lovely. I have to read the whole series someday.
Mar 2000
Jun 09, 2007
Cry to Heaven
How does she do it? It's been a while since I've read any Anne Rice, but with this book I once again became completely enthralled with the world she m ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Jul 08, 2011
The Other
If I hadn't had a crippling flu, I would have read this on one sitting. Tryon conjures up a sympathetic small town, whose residents drink cola during ...more
Mar 14, 2013
Sep 29, 2011
Hell House
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
Forests of the Night
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
Sophie's Choice
One of those books that remind me why it was a good decision to just not finish books if they fail to capture my attention. Especially in a case like ...more
Jul 16, 2012
Mar 15, 2009
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