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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.57
**spoiler alert** My favorite book ever. Rowling manages to tie up the whole series with a bang, even bringing in invented legend and folklore as well ...more
Sep 15, 2014
Feb 19, 2008
 
9
The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)
4.20
I borrowed Tolkien's books from a college friend, but my dad had tried to get me to read them earlier. I have read that Tolkien later disliked the avu ...more
Jan 1991
Feb 19, 2008
 
75
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)
4.03
I am a big fan of Sherlock Holmes stories, and it's a mystery to me why I waited so long to read arguably the most popular Sherlock Holmes story, The ...more
Apr 14, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
 
113
Never Let Me Go
3.78
**spoiler alert** My book club students chose to read Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel Never Let Me Go, and we were supposed to be about 50 pages in by our meet ...more
Jan 21, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
 
34
The Journey Through Wales & The Description of Wales
3.74
I relied heavily on this primary source material when writing my book (which is set in Wales). Part travelogue, part chronicle of the young men who go ...more
Jan 1999
Apr 23, 2008
 
30
Byron's Poetry
4.11
Byron's poems never fail to delight; I read this collection as part of a Late Romantic Literature course.
Jan 1993
Apr 23, 2008
 
114
The Hobbit (Unabridged) (part 1 of 2)
4.55
The Hobbit has long been one of my favorite books, but it only recently became available for digital download. I decided to listen to it before going ...more
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
 
112
The Woman Who Died A Lot (Thursday Next, #7)
4.03
Jasper Fforde’s latest and seventh book in the Thursday Next series, The Woman Who Died A Lot, picks up Thursday’s story in the year 2004. Thursday is ...more
Jan 06, 2013
Oct 27, 2012
 
125
My Cousin Rachel
3.87
Read my review of My Cousin Rachel .
Nov 08, 2014
Nov 08, 2014
 
64
A Midsummer Night's Dream
3.93
Perhaps my favorite of Shakespeare's comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream is a story of mistaken identity, true love, and fairy magic. Hermia and Lysan ...more
Jan 1998
Jun 29, 2008
 
121
Prince Caspian (Chronicles of Narnia, #2)
3.94
Read my review of Prince Caspian .
Apr 06, 2014
Apr 09, 2014
 
116
And Then There Were None
4.19
Read my review of And Then There Were None .
Oct 19, 2013
Nov 19, 2013
 
117
The Magician's Nephew (The Chronicles of Narnia) (Narnia)
3.97
Read my review of The Magician's Nephew .
Jan 2014
Jan 01, 2014
 
124
Ghostwalk
3.05
Read my review of Ghostwalk .
Oct 05, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
 
10
Lord of the Flies
3.60
I read this novel in high school, and I think it was because the movie was coming out or being made, and I was intrigued. A really excellent story, an ...more
Jan 1989
Feb 19, 2008
 
106
The Tempest
3.78
Read my review of The Tempest .
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
118
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
4.15
Jan 08, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
 
14
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.41
This book is certainly one of the darkest in the series, and I know a lot of folks would say it's their least favorite, but to me, the books all work ...more
Jun 2014
Feb 19, 2008
 
90
The Little Stranger
3.48
Read my review of The Little Stranger .
Jun 21, 2010
Jun 15, 2010
 
79
The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, #1)
3.91
Read my review of The Big Over Easy .
Jul 30, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
 
107
A Room with a View
3.91
Read my review of A Room with a View .
Aug 05, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
 
115
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
3.99
Jun 28, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
 
95
The Ruby in the Smoke (Sally Lockhart, #1)
3.74
Read my review of The Ruby in the Smoke .
Dec 19, 2010
Dec 10, 2010
 
123
The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, #7)
4.00
Unfortunately, it's not possible to give half stars. Read my full review of The Last Battle .
Jun 07, 2014
May 17, 2014
 
6
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
4.48
**spoiler alert** This is a difficult book because as in most heroic journeys, Harry has to face the death of his mentor. I enjoyed the whole "Trust S ...more
Aug 23, 2014
Feb 19, 2008
 
105
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
3.92
Read my review of The Eyre Affair .
Jan 11, 2009
Dec 31, 2008
 
67
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
4.39
Of the three books that make up The Lord of the Rings trilogy, I believe this one is probably the weakest, but that could be because it's the middle o ...more
Jun 27, 2013
Jul 05, 2008
 
88
Good Omens
4.26
I would actually give this book 3.5 stars. Three feels like average, and it was above average. Read my review of Good Omens .
May 24, 2010
May 01, 2010
 
63
My Story
3.32
Very guilty read, but enjoyable. I don't know that this book would appeal to readers who are not interested in the royals, but I have to admit to a fa ...more
Jan 1998
Jun 28, 2008
 
68
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
4.48
Excellent dénouement to The Lord of the Rings . This final book of the trilogy contains the battle to save Middle Earth and some of the most arresting ...more
Jun 29, 2013
Jul 05, 2008
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