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When rating this book I’m not comparing it to other novels I’ve read. I found other novels to have much better stories and yet I gave them lower score ...more
Mar 2009
May 07, 2009
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
In short, I have never appreciated the fantasy genre. The use of magic and spells by wizards and warlocks doesn't interest me. While this book is cons ...more
Dec 2010
Jan 04, 2011
Ringworld (Ringworld, #1)
This book won both the Hugo and Nebula awards in 1970. Did the book deserve such an achievement? Yes. But if this book was written today I doubt it wo ...more
Apr 27, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
The Last Jihad (The Last Jihad, #1)
This book was highly recommended from my dad and is the first in a series of three. It’s a fictional representation of what could have happened if the ...more
May 2008
Mar 05, 2009
Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
I found Creativity Inc to be one of my favorite books of 2014. I love learning how others pursued their dreams and turned them into realities. This bo ...more
Jun 2014
Jan 11, 2015
Have you ever wanted to know more about Michael Crichton? I did – which is why I read this book. Travels is a well written book which chronicles the l ...more
Apr 2009
Mar 05, 2009
Planetary, Vol. 1: All Over the World and Other Stories
This is the first comic I've ever read and therefore when I write this review I can only base my knowledge on opinion - not on any other comic written ...more
not set
Mar 06, 2009
Smart Money Smart Kids: Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money
Smart Money Smart Kids takes the good ol' Dave Ramsey principles and applies them to raising children. Many of the ideas presented in this book will b ...more
Jan 09, 2015
Dec 27, 2014
Earth Unaware (The First Formic War, #1)
Around the mid-point of this book I was tempted to put it back on the shelf and start something else. It would have received a big 2 stars from me.

Jan 10, 2015
Jan 01, 2015
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
To be completely honest I'm torn on this book. Crazy Love describes God in all his majesty, wisdom and eternity while asking the question: How are you ...more
Nov 2009
Dec 04, 2009
The Terror
I decided to read this book because I enjoy Dan Simmons and because I wanted to experience a horror book. Dan Simmons has a vivid writing style which ...more
May 2008
Nov 13, 2008
The Great Gatsby
I do not understand how this book became a classic. Maybe at the time this book was written (1925) the story and character development were phenomenal ...more
Jul 2008
Nov 13, 2008
Michael Crichton is one of my favorite authors and he pulls through with this novel yet again. Disclosure was written in 1992 and deals primarily with ...more
Jul 2008
Nov 13, 2008
I'm on page 731 of 1130 and I'm throwing in the towel. After 731 pages I have no idea where the author is going with this book - there seems to be no ...more
Mar 2009
Nov 13, 2008
This book can easily be one of the best books I have read in a long while. Orwell has created a masterpiece which combines excellent storytelling with ...more
Jun 2008
Nov 13, 2008
Searching for God Knows What
This is my second Donald Miller book and I'm really enjoying the reads. At times Miller shows the negative sides of Christianity and the church and it ...more
Mar 2009
Mar 05, 2009
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
While this book is actually written for young adults I found it to have some pretty intense moments. Just imagine children being thrown into a jungle ...more
Sep 2010
Aug 25, 2010
Ender in Exile (The Ender Quintet, #1.6)
This book picks up right where Ender's Game ends. In fact, half of the book takes place during the last 2 chapters of Ender's Game and gives a more de ...more
Jan 2010
Mar 05, 2009
Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
This book should be titled ‘The Spiritual Ramblings of Donald Miller’. The author takes many of his own opinions on spirituality and throws them into ...more
Aug 2008
Nov 13, 2008
A Thousand Splendid Suns
I am a huge fan of this book. Khaled Hosseini is a magnificent writer and he can paint a beautiful story. This book brings out so many emotions and wh ...more
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Mar 05, 2009
The Kite Runner
This is easily one of my favorite books. I'm captivated by the characters, story and plot of this book. I cannot emphasize the author's writing abilit ...more
Feb 2009
Mar 05, 2009
Heaven's Wager (Martyr's Song, #1)
I read this a very long time ago. My mom thought the book would be good for me because it was about a programmer and I was interested in becoming a pr ...more
Jan 2000
Jan 30, 2008
Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
This book is pure genius. I loved every minute of this read and highly recommend the book to ANYONE - not just those who enjoy sci-fi.
Nov 15, 2007
Jan 30, 2008
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
One of my favorite books. This is only one of two books I have ever read twice - I hate reading books twice.
May 15, 2004
Jan 30, 2008
Red: The Heroic Rescue (The Circle, #2)
This book continued the great story found in Black. I found the connections to Christ very powerful.
Oct 15, 2004
Jan 30, 2008
Speaker for the Dead (The Ender Quintet, #2)
An awesome sequel to Ender's Game. I really want to reread this book in the near future.
Oct 2003
Jan 30, 2008
White: The Great Pursuit (The Circle, #3)
This book speaks of redemption and forgiveness. It's a great ending to the series.
Nov 2005
Jan 30, 2008
Xenocide (The Ender Quintet, #3)
Although not my favorite book, it ties in great with the ender's game series.
Oct 15, 2003
Jan 30, 2008
Black: The Birth of Evil (The Circle, #1)
This series is fantastic. I really enjoyed the story.
Oct 2004
Jan 30, 2008
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
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Mar 06, 2009
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