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Alien Taste (Ukiah Oregon, #1)
4.00
Fairly well-written with some interesting plot developments along with a few wonderful quirks (the main character has two moms!) made for this a mostl ...more
Apr 29, 2012
Apr 29, 2012
 
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
3.90
Let me preface my review with the statement that I don't really care for vampire stories and - despite my love of corsets - am not a Victorian era/ste ...more
Apr 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Changeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2)
3.99
Although Carringer was able to overcome my misgivings given the nature of the first book in this series, Soulless (I am not a fan of vampires or steam ...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Infected (Infected, #1)
3.85
Much more gore than I would normally read on my own vocation but Sigler's style kept me turning pages.

Sigler goes into a lot of detail for his readers
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Nocturnal
4.18
Once again Mr. Sigler grabs his reader by the throat and doesn't let go until his story has been told.

A bit heavy on the gore side of things for my ta
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Jun 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Wheel-Thrown Pottery (DIY)
3.67
Bill talks to you in the book just the way he does in his videos with a consistent teaching style. There are are some areas in the first half of the b ...more
May 2014
Jun 10, 2014
 
The Street
4.80
My second Paul Cooley read and I am still a happy camper.

The Street is well-written, was nothing that I expected, and is something you need to be read
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Jul 2014
Jul 31, 2014
 
Fiends: Vol 1
4.56
When my husband (@daecabhir) asked me what I thought of this book after i was done, it was all I could do to mutter two words.

"Sick F@ck".

I've had the
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Eden
3.89
Interesting story with a decent plot (despite some meandering and a few holes). Rossi's writing style makes for an easy read and the pages go by quick ...more
Jan 06, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.02
Re-read because of my introducing my husband to Vonnegut. This is probably the five or sixth time I've read Slaughterhouse Five and - even though I am ...more
Jul 23, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect
4.20
Williams' tale is well-crafted and is the type of story that holds you close until it's done with you. The struggle of doing the right thing is timele ...more
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
 
Ceramic Design Course: Principles, Practice, and Techniques: A Complete Course for Ceramicists
3.60
Quinn presents some nice ideas but for the most part, the books addresses an ideal world where the potter has nothing but time and a lot of tools at t ...more
Jun 25, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
 
Ceramic Extruding: Inspiration & Technique
3.50
Heavy on project photos as most pottery books are. There are some ideas here and a bit of 'backfill' to my extruding knowledge.
Oct 23, 2014
Oct 23, 2014
 
The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales
3.95
Like most compilations, Coyote Road has good and not-so-good stories; a few gems and a few dogs (pun intended).
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 20, 2012
 
After the Golden Age (Golden Age, #1)
3.73
Curious take on a common genre but with a predictable plot. Easy to read.
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
 
Yarn Harlot: The Secret Life of a Knitter
4.16
A well-written and enjoyable read that any knitter will enjoy.
Jan 17, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
 
Electric Kiln Ceramics: A Guide to Clays and Glazes
3.89
Mostly show and tell and potter interviews which is nice. The most useful part of the part for me is when Zakin actually get into kiln firing recipes.
Jan 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
Cybele, with Bluebonnets
3.80
A charming story that meanders at times - just the way a real conversation would. Well-written and an easy read.

My only critique is that there are so
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Oct 04, 2012
Oct 03, 2012
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
Re-read this one for the nth time because ice-9 came up in a discussion.

This is one of my favorite Vonnegut tomes - his humor here is constant and cla
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Jul 18, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
The Sirens of Titan
4.14
Hang on to your hats because Vonnegut is going to take you for a ride on this one and it's not to the moon. Oh wait... it is. Sort of.

Familiar themes
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Jul 26, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Galápagos
3.86
Not many authors can cohesively span more than a million years in one novel.

And only one can do it with blue-footed boobies!
Jul 31, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
It Itches: A Stash of Knitting Cartoons
4.25
Fun look into the world of knitting.
Jan 15, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
 
All Things Wise and Wonderful
4.38
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Apr 18, 2012
 
Whispers of the Moon: The Life and Work of Scott Cunningham
4.07
None
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Apr 13, 2012
 
The Truth About Witchcraft Today
3.80
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (Llewellyn's Sourcebook Series) (Cunningham's Encyclopedia Series)
4.26
None
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft
3.80
None
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Practical Candleburning Rituals: Spells and Rituals for Every Purpose
3.83
None
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
3.73
None
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Apr 13, 2012
 
The Magical Household: Spells & Rituals for the Home
4.05
None
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Apr 13, 2012
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