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Under the Dome: Collector's Set
3.88
Of all the King books I've read so far this one was my favorite. Because of my working situation I was only ever able to read this book in 10 to 20 mi...more
Feb 20, 2010
Oct 21, 2009
 
Misery
4.01
**spoiler alert** I think my head just exploded.

I have never read a book that scared me before and I can't think of a villian more terrible than Annie...more
Nov 18, 2009
Oct 26, 2009
 
The Taking
3.76
"An extraterrestrial species hundreds or thousands of years more advanced than us, would posses technology that would appear to us to be not the resul...more
Feb 06, 2010
Feb 05, 2010
 
The Lions of Al-Rassan
4.27
The dialogue is witty and meaningful and the characters are well developed and have depth. Kay weaves an intricate tale and trusts you to figure out t...more
Nov 17, 2010
Jun 19, 2009
 
Driftwood Summer
3.84
Once again I sit here with eggs on my face. This book comes from a genre that I have publically loathed and snubbed. I am the fantasy/sci-fi chick who...more
Jun 24, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
 
Duma Key
3.88
"The thunder heads stacked up, huge flat boats, black on the bottom and bruise purple through the middle. Every now and then lightening would flash up...more
Feb 19, 2010
Aug 28, 2009
 
Cleopatra's Daughter
4.10
This is easily the best historical fiction book I have ever read. Roman history, in general is extremely complicated and very lewd. Michelle Moran has...more
May 20, 2010
Apr 20, 2010
 
The Book Thief
4.37
Excellent book. Zusak words are beautiful. I cried at the end of the book and if I cried over it...it was a pretty freakin' good book.

This is somethin...more
Jul 24, 2009
Jun 14, 2009
 
The Shining (The Shining, #1)
4.06
I listen to the audio read by Campbell Scott. It was very well read. This book is amazing and one of the best horror books I've read and definitely my...more
Dec 27, 2010
Jul 31, 2009
 
The Night Circus
3.99
Book love.

Dec 2011
Nov 12, 2011
 
The Magician King (The Magicians, #2)
3.84
I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

So there is this type cast wizard character that usually appears in most fantasy novels. Dumbledore, Gandalf, Fizban.....more
Jan 17, 2012
Dec 20, 2011
 
A Christmas Carol
3.97
I love this book. I think its probably the best christmas story ever written.

I really should start reading more Dickens. I always tend to shy away fr...more
Dec 13, 2011
Jun 16, 2008
 
The Waste Lands (The Dark Tower, #3)
4.19
Wow. This series picked up very quickly.

Only King can make a pink choo choo train scary.
Jan 06, 2011
Sep 14, 2010
 
The Book of Lost Things
3.96
I absolutely adored this book from start to finish. It was heart wrenching and terrifying and bloody and hilarious and sometimes downright wrong. Conn...more
Oct 07, 2009
Aug 28, 2009
 
Spin (Spin, #1)
3.98
I don't even know how to review this. This book was fantastic and easily the best science fiction I've ever read. Yes, better than Asimov. But I can't...more
Mar 04, 2012
Dec 20, 2011
 
The Halloween Tree
3.95
What a perfect way to begin my October reading. There are no zombies to qualify it for Zomtober but it was a cute little read to rev me up for the fes...more
Oct 2011
Jun 15, 2009
 
Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family
3.88
Wow. Just wow.

The first part of this book outlines Condy's childhood growing up in the very segregated and especially tense Birmingham, AL during the...more
Jan 12, 2011
Oct 16, 2010
 
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
3.80
I'm a cat person. I love cats, always have and always will and up until the day I die there will always be a place in my house and my heart for at lea...more
Dec 15, 2009
Jun 14, 2009
 
The Twelve (The Passage, #2)
3.92
Hol...y...shit.

Because I don't want this to turn into the some raving fan girl review I'm going to keep it short. Though I suspect it's still going to...more
Sep 16, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
 
Abhorsen (The Abhorsen Trilogy, #3)
4.27
The magic theme is rarely expanded on in books. Usually an author states that a person uses magic but never explains how or what that experience is li...more
Dec 26, 2009
Aug 28, 2009
 
I Am Legend and Other Stories
3.94
This book is extremely well written. I thought it was interesting that the movie (the recent one with Will Smith) is NOTHING like the book except that...more
Dec 27, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
 
Lirael (Abhorsen, #2)
4.29
I liked this book better than Sabriel. I thought the character development was alot better and the relationships between the characters was alot more...more
Dec 19, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.49
For my review I'll just ask you, reader, to come with me on a very short visualization. Imagine me...in bed (everything rated G, please) reading the l...more
Jan 30, 2013
Dec 20, 2012
 
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years, #1)
3.46
This book takes the story of The Wizard of Oz and tells it from the point of view of the Wicked Witch of the West. It basically shows her humanity and...more
Jul 2006
Jan 30, 2008
 
Desperation
3.74
I absolutely loved this book. I think aside from the DT series this is my favorite King book. But of course I say that about every King book I read. *...more
Nov 03, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.92
This book is like dark chocolate and red velvet. The writing is so rich in color and fragrance that it draws you in with all your senses.

Its an amazi...more
Jul 22, 2010
Feb 16, 2010
 
A Monster Calls
4.26
I haven't read a book in a long time the elicited such a visceral and emotional response from me. Wow....just wow. Ness killed it on this one. What an...more
Jan 02, 2012
Nov 08, 2011
 
The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower, #7)
4.21
Damn...

This one took me a very long time to get through. (view spoiler)...more
Feb 06, 2012
Sep 14, 2010
 
Blackbird House
3.80
So far I really like this book. She writes smooth like poetry except you understand what she is saying. Her imagery is absolutely captivating. And she...more
Jun 21, 2008
Jan 29, 2008
 
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
4.02
Who would have thought that an Ex-Saturday Night Live writer and the son of Mel Brooks could write something so interesting and terrifying. He writes...more
Apr 03, 2009
Dec 31, 2008
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