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Night in Shanghai
3.63
Thomas Greene is a black musician who finds more freedom and respect in China than he ever did in his segregated homeland. Song Yuhua was sold into se ...more
Nov 04, 2014
Nov 04, 2014
 
Parrot and Company
3.00
Poor little forgotten book. Will no one review or even rate you? Come, let me take you under my wing.

Warrington is a self-exhiled American knocking ar
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Feb 12, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
The Mongoliad: Book One (Foreworld, #1)
3.47
On the one hand you have the Mongol Empire, legendary warriors with the power to make most of the known world crap in their pants at the mere mention ...more
Mar 02, 2013
May 21, 2012
 
Equal of the Sun: A Novel
3.67
2.5 stars

Perhaps I approached this book with too high of expectations. I saw all these glowing reviews of it here on GoodReads and other sites. The su
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May 09, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
 
The Ming Admiral: A Chinese Odyssey
4.00
Odd writing style. I don't know that much about the author but if English is her second language that would explain a lot. I'm still in search of a de ...more
Jan 17, 2015
Jan 17, 2015
 
Swan Cloud - Southern Swallow Book III
4.80
Eddie, you really need some help with these ebook covers. They are gawd-awful. Spend a little money and hire a professional.
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Sep 05, 2013
 
Gentlemen of the Road
3.40
Very disappointed. Not original at all.
not set
Aug 09, 2011
 
The Corpse Reader
3.79
I had every intention of being nice and giving this book three stars. But when it came down to the moment of truth I just couldn't do it. While the st ...more
Feb 15, 2014
Aug 16, 2013
 
Pearl Moon
3.75
I deserve an award for making it to the end of this clap trap. An award or at least a good stiff drink.
Jul 15, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
 
Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China
3.79
Fascinating, intriguing, absorbing real life who-dunnit. French recreates the turmoil of a China in flux and the world of a crumbling city's refugees, ...more
Aug 22, 2013
Aug 17, 2013
 
Mission to China: Matteo Ricci and the Jesuit Encounter with the East
3.60
A short, quick read. Author Mary Laven skims over the basic details of Matteo Ricci and life in the Middle Kingdom. If you're looking for an in depth ...more
Dec 23, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
 
Bones of the Hills (Conqueror, #3)
4.29
It's a good thing this was a trilogy as this book was when I started to get bored. It seemed that the larger Genghis' empire became, the smaller a cha ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.03
Not as interesting as I was expecting it to be. I just didn't really like the protagonist, Lily, or felt like I was getting an intimate view of 19th c ...more
Dec 26, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
 
The Academician (Southern Swallow, #1)
4.12
The first half was kind of slow, but the next half had a national crisis that spiced things up.
Jun 29, 2014
Sep 23, 2013
 
Khubilai Khan’s Lost Fleet: In Search of a Legendary Armada
3.70
Now I want to learn more about Khublilai Khan.
May 12, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
 
Reading Lolita in Tehran
3.55
Not as interesting as I thought it would be.
Jan 2004
Aug 13, 2011
 
Genghis: Lords of the Bow (Conqueror, #2)
4.28
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Aug 14, 2011
 
Chasing the Sea: Lost Among the Ghosts of Empire in Central Asia
3.83
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Aug 06, 2011
 
The Bridge of Birds: A Novel of an Ancient China That Never Was
4.32
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Aug 06, 2011
 
The Story of the Stone: A Master Li Novel
4.11
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Aug 06, 2011
 
Eight Skilled Gentlemen
4.03
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Aug 06, 2011
 
Manchu
3.64
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Aug 06, 2011
 
Last of the Breed
4.19
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Aug 09, 2011
 
Sons (House of Earth, #2)
3.82
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Aug 09, 2011
 
Deception: A Novel of Murder and Madness in Ancient China
3.26
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Aug 06, 2011
 
Court of the Lion
3.94
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Aug 06, 2011
 
Foreign Devils on the Silk Road
4.10
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Aug 13, 2011
 
Myths and Legends of Japan
3.61
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Aug 06, 2011
 
The Siege of Isfahan
3.81
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Sep 11, 2011
 
The High Road to China: George Bogle, the Panchen Lama, and the First British Expedition to Tibet
3.88
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Aug 05, 2011
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