The Book Thief
4.36
This book was amazingly well-written. I thought the story-telling was masterfully done, the main character was a great role model for girls everywhere ...more
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Apr 02, 2012
 
Tenth of December: Stories
3.93
I really wanted to like this book. And I can go back through and look at the stories and disagree with myself. "Escape from Spiderhead" was the sort o ...more
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May 03, 2014
 
Sleight of Hand
4.23
The four stars were earned single-handedly by two of the stories. (Which makes it not-so single-handed, yes.) "Dirae" and "The Rock in the Park" both ...more
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Mar 07, 2012
 
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,  #1)
4.21
**spoiler alert** My first thought, as I began to read this, was that people who claim that Charles Dickens would have trouble selling his books today ...more
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Feb 13, 2012
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.16
This book wasn't innovative or thought-provoking. But oh, how it tried!

**I DON'T KNOW HOW TO WORK THE SPOILER ALERT, BUT MINOR ONES ARE PRESENT IN TH
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Mar 10, 2012
 
The Far Distant Oxus
4.32
Having read the Arthur Ransome books over and over, starting when my uncle recommended them to me in third grade, and continuing through my teen years ...more
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Mar 04, 2012
 
This Side of Paradise
3.68
First of all, according to my copy, he wrote this when he was 23! I'm absolutely blown away. I would consider this book an accomplishment in a much ol ...more
Mar 30, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
 
Lord of the Flies
3.60
What really irked me about this book was the hype that surrounds it. When people talk about how it appalls them, about how horrible the children are, ...more
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Feb 04, 2012
 
My Life and Hard Times
4.18
Sadly, this wonderful book is hardly ever referred to. While the world knows that Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway, and the Bronte sisters wrote Lite ...more
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Truant: Notes From The Slippery Slope
3.25
I read Clare's Running for the Hills in 2006, and fell in love with it, began working with sheep, and only skipped moving to Wales because I was in sc ...more
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Invisible Cities
4.21
Just dizzyingly brilliant. Not only really well-written and captivating in spite of a very subtle (read, nearly nonexistent) plot, but experimental an ...more
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Mar 14, 2012
 
The Scarlet Letter
3.32
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Mar 03, 2012
 
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
4.08
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
4.07
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Feb 04, 2012
 
The Laramie Project
4.16
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Feb 04, 2012
 
A Streetcar Named Desire
3.96
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Feb 04, 2012
 
1984
4.09
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Camino Real
3.56
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Feb 05, 2012
 
Apollo 13
4.25
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Jan 14, 2013
 
Swallows and Amazons (Swallows and Amazons, #1)
3.97
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Feb 19, 2012
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
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Feb 04, 2012
 
A Dance for Emilia
3.72
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Feb 06, 2012
 
Anthem
3.61
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Feb 13, 2012
 
The Shipping News
3.77
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Jul 02, 2012
 
White Noise
3.85
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996
4.24
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Collected Poems
4.19
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Great Northern?: A Scottish Adventure of Swallows & Amazons (Swallows and Amazons, #12)
3.98
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Feb 19, 2012
 
Missee Lee (Swallows and Amazons, #10)
3.84
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Mar 03, 2012
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.15
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Feb 17, 2012
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