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The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
4.40
Sanderson built an incredibly imaginative world with great depth. Mistborn not only provides a great plot, but forces the reader to consider the inevi ...more
Dec 17, 2010
Nov 20, 2010
 
Renegade's Magic (Soldier Son, #3)
3.42
Hobb obviously wanted to keep this story open for future books. It didn't work in her favor.
Jun 2010
Nov 20, 2010
 
Deerskin
3.86
An adult fairytale due to its brutal rape the heroine endures. I love McKinley's willingness to tackle the undercurrents of misogyny in classic fairyt ...more
Mar 2003
May 03, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.58
A fitting end to a wonderful series. This is my favorite book of them all.

... is what I thought during the euphoria of reading it, but now, looking ba
...more
Jul 2007
Jul 25, 2007
 
Fool's Fate (Tawny Man, #3)
4.33
The final part of this double trilogy (The Farseer & Tawny Man trilogies go together) is completely satisfying, tying up loose ends that other, le ...more
Oct 2003
May 06, 2007
 
Hominids (Neanderthal Parallax, #1)
3.75
Theoretical quantum physics, neanderthals, and a whole lotta disbelief suspension. Brilliant!

A physicist travels to our world from a parallel universe
...more
May 2007
May 03, 2007
 
Elantris (Elantris, #1)
4.14
A new take on sci-fi. The heroine was surprisingly NOT vacant, nor perfect in every way.

I loved the novel's take on imperialism, diplomacy, religion,
...more
Dec 2006
May 03, 2007
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
A romance book without the gratuitous sex...what's the fun in that? I had a lot of problems with the age of the main character and the time line of th ...more
Feb 21, 2008
Jan 05, 2008
 
Shaman's Crossing (Soldier Son, #1)
3.38
Not Hobb's best work. I felt no connection to the world or any of the characters. Although, the premise of the novel was intriguing, it didn't deliver ...more
Jun 2010
May 03, 2007
 
The Historian
3.74
This book has it all (almost). If you've ever studied vampire mythology OR the Byzantine empire OR anthropology, OR if you love mysteries, this book i ...more
Oct 2006
May 03, 2007
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
Great beginning, middle, and almost end. I just didn't like the finishing touches. Smart, inventive, character-driven. Good writing.
May 2007
May 03, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
4.30
The most hated of all Harry Potter books. However, I have a feeling this one will be the most important leading up to the end.
Jan 2002
May 08, 2007
 
Rose Daughter (Folktales #2)
3.75
My least-favorite McKinley book. Unnecessary, considering her masterpiece BEAUTY. (No one likes roses that much, anyway.)
Dec 2002
May 03, 2007
 
Ship of Magic (Liveship Traders, #1)
4.08
A surprising trilogy that successfully combines pirates and fantasy. (loosely connects to the Farseer and Tawny Man trilogies)
Sep 2005
May 06, 2007
 
The Last Enchantment (Arthurian Saga, #3)
4.13
This was then end of the series...then the fourth book was published. Thank god! I was so depressed it ended like that.
Jan 1997
May 08, 2007
 
The Wicked Day (Arthurian Saga, #4)
4.06
I've gotta re-read the trilogy before I can read this book. Too bad it wasn't published when I finished the trilogy.
not set
May 08, 2007
 
Peter and the Starcatchers (Peter and the Starcatchers, #1)
3.99
I was expecting a little more humor, coming from the author. However, the story was fun enough.
Dec 2005
May 15, 2007
 
Ship of Destiny (Liveship Traders, #3)
4.16
Hobb has a talent for writing realistic, believable characters that drive her fantasy stories.
Nov 2005
May 06, 2007
 
Golden Fool (Tawny Man, #2)
4.28
Relationships and politics, responsibility and independence, expectations and fatigue
Sep 2003
May 06, 2007
 
Mad Ship (Liveship Traders, #2)
4.16
Hobb tackles all areas of societal politics in this pirate-fantasy trilogy.
Oct 2005
May 06, 2007
 
The Blue Sword (Damar, #2)
4.25
My favorite book by my favorite author. This book gets better after each read.
Sep 2002
May 03, 2007
 
Neverwhere
4.16
Great read. I loved the main character's voice: wimpy with constant chagrin.
not set
May 03, 2007
 
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
4.14
One of the best sci-fi's ever. . Smart and beyond imaginative.
Jul 2004
May 11, 2007
 
The Crystal Cave  (Arthurian Saga, #1)
4.11
Merlin's story, from his point of view. Love it, love it, love it.
Jan 1997
May 08, 2007
 
The Door in the Hedge
3.68
Great short stories! I wish there were more of them.
Mar 03, 2009
May 08, 2007
 
Fool's Errand (Tawny Man, #1)
4.25
Thank goodness Hobb brought her characters back for more!
Aug 2003
May 06, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.42
Harry's moody...just like teenagers really are.
Jan 2005
May 08, 2007
 
Royal Assassin (Farseer Trilogy, #2)
4.18
Some of the best fantasy writing out there.
Feb 2003
May 06, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
4.49
Setting up the mother of all series finales.
Jan 2006
May 08, 2007
 
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
4.11
Spectacular character-driven fantasy trilogy.
Jan 2003
May 06, 2007
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