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The Stranger
3.92
I know nothing about Camus or existentialism or any of that. I read this book as naively as possible, without reading any reviews, or any Wikipedia pa ...more
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Feb 15, 2014
 
Swamplandia!
3.19
The short version: talented, engaging writing style; fantastic setup, which devolved into a meandering, boring story.

Most of the plot points (after th
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Feb 17, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
The World According to Garp
4.04
This is a book you could read 8 times and come away with an entirely different impression every single time. It's a joyful page-turner, but it's also ...more
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Mar 02, 2012
 
The Devil All the Time
4.07
Okay, I haven't finished it yet, but I can say with relative confidence that the ending isn't going to affect my feelings about this one. I'm only abo ...more
Apr 05, 2012
Mar 06, 2012
 
What is the What
4.14
Interesting, challenging story compellingly told. I find Eggers' writing to be a little dry, but this one had me on board from the first chapter. The ...more
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Feb 29, 2012
 
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
3.41
If you are ready for it, it's absolutely devastating. If you're not into it after the first three or four chapters, though, I would put it down. The f ...more
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Mar 01, 2012
 
On the Beach
3.90
Poignant and ultimately quite depressing, but still a very full and generally enjoyable experience. I might have wished a little more had happened plo ...more
Feb 06, 2014
Feb 03, 2014
 
The Road
3.94
Sometimes terrifying/haunting, sometimes painfully repetetive and boring. There were some interesting parts, but in the end, I prefer a novel to have ...more
not set
Mar 01, 2012
 
A Prayer for Owen Meany
4.21
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Mar 21, 2012
Mar 06, 2012
 
A Confederacy of Dunces
3.87
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Feb 03, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
 
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?
4.33
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Apr 09, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
 
The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe #1)
4.06
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Feb 15, 2014
Feb 07, 2014
 
Farewell, My Lovely (Philip Marlowe #2)
4.18
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Feb 13, 2014
 
Double Indemnity
4.11
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Feb 17, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
 
Endless Night
3.70
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Feb 17, 2014
 
The Maltese Falcon
3.94
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Feb 10, 2014
 
The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ripley, #1)
3.90
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Feb 20, 2014
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
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Feb 09, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
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Jan 28, 2014
 
Shadow of the Hegemon (Ender's Shadow, #2)
3.90
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Feb 07, 2014
 
Great Expectations
3.70
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Mar 12, 2012
Mar 06, 2012
 
Ender's Shadow (Ender's Shadow, #1)
4.28
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Feb 06, 2014
 
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
4.05
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Feb 10, 2014
 
The Postman Always Rings Twice
3.81
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Feb 08, 2014
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.27
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Feb 10, 2014
 
The Sun Also Rises
3.82
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Mar 12, 2012
 
My Man Jeeves (Jeeves, #1)
4.15
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Feb 07, 2014
 
The Complete Saki
4.38
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Feb 07, 2014
 
The One: The Life and Music of James Brown
3.92
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Feb 20, 2014
 
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
3.87
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Feb 11, 2014
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