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The Parsifal Mosaic
3.83
it was ok
This novel was published in 1982, and it is the direct follow up in Mr.Ludlum's career to his legendary Bourne Identity novel. In future years, Mr.Lud ...more
Dec 26, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
 
Over the Edge (Alex Delaware, #3)
3.88
it was ok
This is the third novel in the Alex Delaware series, and the fourth which I have read. I had previously read books 1,5, and 2 in that order.

"When the
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Oct 15, 2008
Jun 02, 2008
 
Time Bomb (Alex Delaware, #5)
3.98
liked it
Recently i read this book for the second time. The first time I had read it was nearly twelve years ago. The younger me didn't have enough perspective ...more
Aug 2003
Jan 21, 2008
 
Freedomland
3.56
it was ok
This book could have been a three or even four star book if it didn't have a major fatal flaw. The story is overly ambitious and not primarily feasibl ...more
Mar 2012
Jan 11, 2012
 
The Things They Carried
4.12
did not like it
Maybe the author is not at fault for the reasons that I didn't like this book. Maybe it comes down to a matter of poor editing, poor promoting and poo ...more
Mar 2000
Apr 18, 2008
 
Dune (Dune #1)
4.19
really liked it
It's not very often that I read a novel that leaves you obsessing over the charachters weeks after you have completed reading the story. "Dune" by Fra ...more
Apr 2007
Jan 08, 2008
 
The Stand: The Night Has Come
4.53
it was amazing
It seems like cheating to say that I read six books here. In reality you have one single story, illustrated over six volumes. Each volume consists of ...more
May 14, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
 
The Godfather Returns
3.40
liked it
Two or three years after the passing of Mario Puzo, the authors estate which retained the rights to his "Godfather" characters (for purposes of publis ...more
Oct 2007
Jan 09, 2008
 
Tapping the Source
3.98
liked it
Kem Nunn wrote a pretty decent unconventional detective story here. Set in the ever mystical backdrop of Huntington Beach California, a troubled young ...more
Jan 31, 2011
Jan 08, 2011
 
Saucer (Saucer, #1)
3.71
I have read many books by retired Navy Pilot Stephen Coonts, and had heard that this one was severely different in theme from his other stories. Was n ...more
Nov 21, 2013
Nov 03, 2013
 
To Live & Die in L. A.
3.66
really liked it
One of the better pulp fiction novels I can ever remember reading. The author was an actual secret service agent and wrote a pretty good story here. H ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 18, 2011
 
Under Siege (Jake Grafton #5)
3.91
really liked it
A story I liked so much, that I read it twice. This book ponders the difficult question of what would happen if America arrested a columbian cartel le ...more
Apr 2003
Jan 07, 2008
 
After Hours
4.08
it was ok
The prequel to this book (Carlito's Way) is published entirely through the first person narration of the title charachter: Carlito Brigante' It's enti ...more
Jun 21, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
 
Rage
3.79
it was ok
In the late 1970's, Stephen King used the pen name Richard Bachman as an outlet to publish some of the lesser quality novels that he had written witho ...more
Jan 2011
May 09, 2011
 
Carlito's Way
4.01
really liked it
A couple of years ago, I like a lot of people watched the straight to video film "Carlito's Way: Rise to power" and thought- What a POS! But then one ...more
Jun 18, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
 
Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)
4.10
liked it
Once billed as "one of the most brilliant imaginations of our time" Does Stephen King still have a few good stories left in him. From reading Doctor S ...more
Nov 13, 2014
Nov 06, 2014
 
Inherit the Wind
3.96
liked it
They prosecuted some poor sucker in these United States, For teaching that man descended from the apes- So begins the lyrics of an old Bruce Springste ...more
Jan 1999
Apr 05, 2015
 
The Godfather's Revenge
3.51
really liked it
As written in a previous review, Winegardner didn't afford himself the amount of space needed in the first of his two novels to write an appropriate s ...more
Apr 18, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
 
Silent Partner (Alex Delaware, #4)
3.91
really liked it
Upon my original reading of the story which precedes this (Over the edge) i was disappointed enough in Over the Edge (combined with my previous distas ...more
Feb 21, 2015
Nov 03, 2012
 
Patriot Games (Jack Ryan, #2)
4.10
liked it
Approximately three months before september 11th 2001, I started and finished reading this novel for the first time. It was not the first time I had s ...more
Jul 2001
Jan 08, 2008
 
Roadwork
3.59
really liked it
This is the fifth and probably final of the Richard Bachman novels which I have read. It may even be the final full legnth novel by Stephen King that ...more
Mar 17, 2013
Sep 27, 2011
 
A Scanner Darkly
4.04
it was ok
This was the fourth and final full length novel that I will be reading by Sci-Fi legend P K Dick. It had been several years since the last full novel ...more
Oct 31, 2011
Sep 26, 2011
 
Flight of the Intruder (Jake Grafton #1)
4.04
it was amazing
This is one of my favorite books of all time. As far as I understand, there really are not that many stories out there about the aviators experiences ...more
May 2004
Jan 07, 2008
 
America (Jake Grafton #9)
4.00
really liked it
In America, Stephen Coonts combines all of the most successful elements of his most noteworthy Jake Grafton "action-adventure" stories. First you have ...more
Jan 11, 2012
Sep 27, 2011
 
Schindler's List
4.34
liked it
When I read other peoples reviews of this novel, I conclude that out of every five people, 2 either didn't read the book or didn't finish it, they jus ...more
May 23, 2011
May 08, 2011
 
Brave New World Revisited
3.93
it was amazing
Eye opening, enlightening and timeless, Huxley explains to us in a little over 100 pages how most of us are unfortunate cattle being blindly tricked i ...more
Apr 25, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
 
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
4.08
really liked it
This was the first novel I read by Philip K Dick, and I greatly enjoyed it having been propelled to read the book based on my immediate fascination wi ...more
Sep 2005
Jan 08, 2008
 
The Long Walk
4.11
liked it
Goodreads users have given this book "4" and "5" star ratings in droves. Among goodreads users, this book has a higher average rating than such Stephe ...more
Sep 22, 2011
May 09, 2011
 
Boomer
3.89
did not like it
I've read a number of books about submarines by a number of different authors. But this one was just awful. Sadly this one was written by an actual US ...more
Oct 2007
Nov 19, 2008
 
Hong Kong (Jake Grafton #8)
3.83
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** One of the most fun books I can ever remember reading. Aside from Flight of the Intruder, this is my favorite Coonts novel, however ...more
Apr 2007
Jan 07, 2008
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