bookshelves

all (2521)
« 1 3 »

cover title author avg rating rating my rating review Down arrow date read date added
 
The Seat of the Soul
3.94
The sole purpose of this book seems to be to set him up as a guru to sell his workshops. He constantly makes broad unsupported universal statements an ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High
3.98
I love this book! It changed my life and I recommend it to everyone.

One of the major problems that has plagued me all my life was becoming too emotio
...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Courtship Rite
3.94
Courtship Rite takes place on a human colony world, Geta, that has forgotten it is a colony. Their legends tell them "God" brought them across the sta ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
The Turtle Moves!: Discworld's Story Unauthorized
3.48
This is lighthearted examination of Terry Pratchett's Discworld. He covers all the books individually, then by series (although he does not use the se ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Male Bondage: Art Deserves a Witness
4.00
An art photography book with very little text. Mostly hemp ties. I should have read the description more carefully since I was hoping for more of an i ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
The Complete Book of Origami: Step-by Step Instructions in Over 1000 Diagrams
3.79
This is not a "complete book of origami" it is a handbook for advanced students. A complete book would include the classic bases and traditional model ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
The City of Dreaming Books (Zamonien, #4)
4.32
I really liked "The City of Dreaming Books" by Walter Moer. It is fanciful story with lots of cute illustrations by the author. [return][return]This i ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Nine Goblins
4.18
Warning: This book gets rather grim before it ends. There is a lot of humor and likable characters but it gets very dark.

"Gloober, get your finger ou
...more
Nov 08, 2013
Nov 08, 2013
 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
3.98
**spoiler alert** This is a very dark story. I had forgotten how dark Neil Gaiman's stories are, despite his good intentions. This is a story about de ...more
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
 
A World Full of Gods: An Inquiry Into Polytheism
4.27
This book is fantastic! I think everyone should read it.

----------------------------------------
I just started reading this book, and it is what peop
...more
Feb 13, 2015
Sep 11, 2014
 
That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made
3.69
I had heard that this was a really awful story. So I read it myself to see. It's not bad. It's what we in the religious studies field call "apologetic ...more
Jun 09, 2015
Jun 08, 2015
 
Only You Can Save Mankind (Johnny Maxwell, #1)
3.67
A bit dated, but so is anything written nowadays that includes computers.

The issues are not so dated. Johnny's parents are breaking up, there is war
...more
Apr 25, 2015
Nov 03, 2012
 
Dare... to Try Kama Sutra
4.00
This book has very little to do with the Kama Sutra. The Kama Sutra is an ancient religious manual on the rites of pleasure. It is famous because it d ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
The Cat Who Had 14 Tales (Cat Who... SSC1)
3.79
Fourteen short stories.[return]"Phut Phut Concentrates" A Siamese cat solves a burglary. [return]"The Weekend of the Big Puddle" A grey-black tabby ha ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Backtalk: Four Steps to Ending Rude Behavior in Your Kids
3.92
I found this book very helpful and informative within it's limited focus.[return] [return]The system in this book reminds me of how friends of mine di ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Castle Hangnail
4.39
This is a great book for young people looking for more like Harry Potter. Although this is a lot less dark than Harry Potter.

Molly is a sensible 12 ye
...more
Apr 29, 2015
May 01, 2015
 
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
4.01
This is a collection of short stories and poems by Neil Gaiman. Mr Gaiman has mentioned that he does not like to write novel length horror stories bec ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Rex Riders
3.40
Fourteen-year-old orphan Zeke Calhoun couldn't do anything to right as far as his Uncle Jesse McCain was concerned. But when a triceratops rampages th ...more
Jun 06, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Ancillary Sword (Imperial Radch, #2)
4.05
Unusual in a sequel, I liked this book more than the first one. I jumped right in and finished it in one day. I can't wait to read the third book.

Thi
...more
May 10, 2015
May 11, 2015
 
Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Land
3.56
This is a story within a story within a story. One level is a novel, the next level is footnote anotations to the novel, the third level is the corres ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Half Life (Russell's Attic #2)
4.06
This was a fun book. I could see this turning into a SyFy series (filmed in Canada of course).

We have a kick-ass protagonist with a mysterious past an
...more
Jun 14, 2015
Jun 14, 2015
 
Visual Chronicles: The No-Fear Guide to Creating Art Journals, Creative Manifestos & Altered Books
3.82
This book is intended for people who are not used to expressing themselves with "art". It is full of ideas for projects to get you started: artistic p ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Carmilla
3.82
An easy read.

This is one of the first vampire novels. It's very short and has some interesting lesbian overtones.
It is very similar to Bram Stoker's
...more
Jun 08, 2015
Jun 08, 2015
 
Small Gods (Discworld, #13)
4.25
I am a Pratchett Fanatic. I buy all his books. This one is near the top of my list of favorite Pratchett books. I recommend it to everyone.[return][re ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Shinto Ways of Being Religious
2.40
I should have read the description more carefully. This is a supplement to a textbook.

My first surprise was how thin this book is. It's not intended
...more
Jun 14, 2015
Jun 13, 2015
 
It's Not about the Crumbs!: Easy-to-Read Wonder Tales
3.25
Jake, Lilly, and Ben use popcorn to find their way in a unfamiliar neighborhood inspiring them to take turns telling stories about lost children. Jake ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1)
3.80
When he was young Jacob's grandfather used to tell him stories about Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, where all the children had special p ...more
Apr 21, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
 
Digger, Volume One (Digger, #1)
4.39
Digger is the epic journey of a lost wombat to find her way home. That sounds like a children's book and I suppose that older children might enjoy thi ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Jan 04, 2012
 
Goblin Quest (Jig the Goblin, #1)
3.97
It wasn't as funny as I expected. I thought it was going to be a satire on D&D but it was just a standard dungeon crawl from the point of view of ...more
May 15, 2015
May 13, 2015
 
The Wanderground: Stories of the Hill Women
3.66
A lesbian separatist utopia.

Many women have left the Cities and live in the wilderness in harmony with nature through their psychic powers. They can
...more
not set
May 23, 2012
Rss
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 84 85