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Render (The Children of Man, #2)
4.38
I bought this because of Shatter being free via Amazon for my Kindle. When I found out the sequel came out? I had to have it.

I found myself absorbed
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May 07, 2012
May 07, 2012
 
Captive but Forbidden
3.60
I received a free copy of this book as a Goodreads First Reads.

This story was a little hard to get into at first, but that changed. It was a relative
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May 21, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
Once Upon a Time is Now (The Grimm Curse)
3.48
I enjoyed the book and was sad when it ended - I wanted more! I loved the modern twist on the Grimm brothers. I read this after I watched the show "Gr ...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
 
Land of Shadows (The Legend of the Gate Keeper, #1)
3.45
I think there was a lot of potential in this book. The characters could have been incredibly engrossing. This book really needed a heavy-handed editor ...more
Jan 08, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
Makeda
3.68
I received this as a Good Reads First Read book.

This is a book that left me with a feeling of melancholy when I finished it. I think it will stick wi
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Jun 07, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
Second Sight (Tales of the Lifesong, #2)
3.81
I started and stopped this book a few times. I liked the protagonist, and I sympathized with the Sorcerer...but I could not get into it. I didn't like ...more
Mar 07, 2013
Mar 08, 2013
 
The Book of Deacon (The Book of Deacon, #1)
3.85
I got this book when it was free on Amazon and finally decided to read it after noticing the 190 reviews there.

I found the characters engaging and int
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Jun 04, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.31
I initially read the sample on Amazon and really wanted the book then. I had some patience and finally bought it. I read it in less than 24 hours. I w ...more
Jun 30, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
 
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
3.58
I had read so much on news story comments about this book that I decided I needed to read it. At times, the book irritated me, and at times, it drew m ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
Disarming (Reign of Blood, #2)
4.15
The first book in this series set a very high bar for subsequent books. It's not that this book was a bad book; it just wasn't as good as the first on ...more
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Feb 27, 2013
 
The Dirty Parts of the Bible
3.45
This was a really heart-warming story about a boy and his journey to figure out what life is about. There is religion, yes, but its presence is not ov ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.74
Dan Brown's writing leaves much to be desired. I liked his other books better (the ones that weren't dealing with religion). The story can be gripping ...more
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Destined (Desolation, #3)
4.28
With the cliffhanger ending of book two, I expected more. I think the first and second books were much stronger ones, with the first book possibly bei ...more
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Feb 27, 2013
 
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
3.63
I know there's a lot of controversy surrounding Greg Mortenson and whether or not he has done all the good works that are claimed, but don't let that ...more
not set
Feb 10, 2012
 
The Red Tent
4.14
This book looks at the Biblical story of Rachel, Leah, and Isaac from the point of view of the women, who are essentially irrelevant in the Bible vers ...more
not set
Feb 10, 2012
 
Dragon Prince (Dragon Prince, #1)
3.93
I'll read anything that has Melanie Rawn's name attached to it.

I discovered this series ages and ages ago and devoured every book I could find at my
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Feb 10, 2012
 
The Poisonwood Bible
3.99
This novel about a missionary family in Africa had me laughing and crying but always thinking and reflecting, especially on the concept of ministering ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
The Dark is Rising Sequence (The Dark is Rising, #1-5)
4.30
I was given these books as a gift when I was eight. I have read them so many times that the paperback binding has cracked and torn in places on some o ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
4.26
This book never fails to crack me up. If you enjoyed the movie Dogma, this just might be up your alley. It's a satirical look at Armageddon and the in ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality
3.98
Okay, let me be completely upfront and say that physics and I aren't exactly best friends, and I read this my junior year of high school. However, I a ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
Jane Eyre
4.08
I don't remember which happened first - seeing the movie (not the most recent one, it would have been rather old) or reading the book. I just know tha ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
When Rabbit Howls
4.02
This book covers incredibly adult subject matter, so I have no idea why I was allowed to read it when I was about 12 or 13. I have reread it a few tim ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
The Power of One (The Power of One, #1)
4.33
I have seen the movie and read the book. When reading the book, keep in mind that the main character, Peekay, is essentially archetypal. If you do tha ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
Doors to Eternity (Temple of the Traveler, #1)
3.42
I had a hard time getting into this book for some reason. I don't know if it was being thrown right into things or that the story just didn't pull me ...more
May 08, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
The Handmaid's Tale
3.99
I had heard about this book for awhile and added my name to the e-lending list at the library for it. I devoured the book. The dehumanization of all t ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
4.04
This was recommended to me by someone who sat next to me on a commuter train. I read the information on Amazon and ordered it, and I am very glad I di ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
Julie of the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves, #1)
3.76
I loved this book, except for one part. It bothered me when I was a child because I knew it was wrong, but I didn't have the words to explain why or t ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
Wuthering Heights
3.79
I have heard this book described as one of the All Time Great Love Stories. I did not find it to be so. I read it by choice to satisfy my curiosity ab ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
The Secret (The Secret, #1)
3.56
It's the same crap in a different package - If you send out positive energy, good things will happen. So, therefore, if bad things happen, it's your o ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
 
The Indian in the Cupboard (The Indian in the Cupboard, #1)
3.86
One of my favorite books when I was a kid. It incorporated fantasy and reality, which is perfect when you are a rather imaginative and quiet child and ...more
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Feb 10, 2012
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