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The Seat of the Soul
3.90
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
 
The Turtle Moves!: Discworld's Story Unauthorized
3.36
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
3.77
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
 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
4.00
**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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Small Gods (Discworld, #13)
4.24
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
 
Visual Chronicles: The No-Fear Guide to Creating Art Journals, Creative Manifestos & Altered Books
3.74
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
 
Backtalk: Four Steps to Ending Rude Behavior in Your Kids
3.93
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
 
Skin Game (The Dresden Files, #15)
4.58
This is a Harry Dresden novel. If you like Harry Dresden novels you will probably like this one. If you don't like Harry Dresden novels you probably w...more
Jun 06, 2014
Jun 05, 2014
 
The Cat Who Had 14 Tales (Cat Who... SSC1)
3.77
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
 
Rex Riders
3.33
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
 
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
3.74
Long ago John Uskglass came out of Faery and conquered northern England with a faery army. He ruled by magic as the Raven King for 300 years until he...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Courtship Rite
3.92
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
 
It's Not about the Crumbs!: Easy-to-Read Wonder Tales
3.00
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
 
Ethan of Athos (Vorkosigan Saga, #3)
3.67
This story takes place in the Vorkosigan universe but the only regular character involved is Elli Quinn, who claims to be on vacation but is actually...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Digger, Volume One (Digger, #1)
4.41
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
 
Nine Goblins
4.30
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
 
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
3.78
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
 
Wanderground: Stories of the Hill Women
3.49
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
 
Cultural Encyclopedia of LSD
4.50
The Cultural Encyclopedia of LSD is exactly what it claims to be. [return][return]It is an encyclopedia. It contains short entries on everything from...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry
3.88
This book really isn't about the Psychopath Test. It's really about madness, and how our society treats it (The Madness Industry). Clearly some forms...more
May 04, 2013
May 01, 2013
 
The Bookshop
3.35
The Bookshop is the story of woman who tries to open a bookshop in a small English village in 1959 and the problems that involves.

I would not describ...more
Mar 22, 2014
Mar 21, 2014
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
4.02
I first encountered Harry Dresden in the short lived TV series. I enjoyed that enough to be interested in trying the books. I listened to this as an a...more
not set
Nov 25, 2012
 
Nurk: The Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew
3.88
None
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Nation
4.01
A rare non-Discworld book by Pratchett. A young boy named Mau, is the only survivor when his village is washed away by a Tsunami. Until he finds Daphn...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Coraline
3.97
This is a scary story about a girl named Coraline (not Caroline). She and her parents have just moved into a new home. School has not started yet and...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
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