Kevin Xu’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Kevin.

http://www.goodreads.com/kxu65

Daughter of the F...
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 440 of 560)
Jun 09, 2014 04:49PM

 
Grimm's Household...
Kevin Xu is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Technology: A Wor...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Kevin's Recent Updates

Kevin Xu is now friends with Gerard Fleck
22554596
Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm
" Kinder- und Hausmärchen first came out in 1812 and was expanded in subsequent editions. The collection was made, in part, from actual interviews with ordinary persons, "Old Marie", the Grimm's housekeeper, being the source of almost a quarter of t... " Read more of this review »
Grimms' Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm
" I couldn't find the edition I had so I went with one that was closest in date.

Why only 4 stars for the tails we all remember "fondly" from childhood? Think about it. These are "Grimm's" fairy tales and they certainly are "grim". Still there are ta... " Read more of this review »
Grimm's Fairy Stories by Jacob Grimm
" Note: I am reading a kindle version of the 1922 publication of this collection titled Grimm's Fairy Stories. It is equal to 144 pages long and has 28 of the Grim Brother's tales. The Kindle version does not have the illustrations so obviously I ca... " Read more of this review »
Kevin Xu is on page 440 of 560 of Daughter of the Forest
Daughter of the Forest
Daughter of the Forest (Sevenwaters, #1)
by Juliet Marillier (Goodreads Author)
progress: 
 
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kevin Xu is now a fan of Goodreads Author Nancy O'Toole
8244948
Kevin Xu rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Shadow and Claw by Gene Wolfe
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kevin Xu rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Sword of the Lictor by Gene Wolfe
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kevin Xu rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Citadel of the Autarch by Gene Wolfe
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kevin Xu rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Sword and Citadel by Gene Wolfe
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Kevin's books…
J.R.R. Tolkien
“The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

Douglas Adams
“The story so far:
In the beginning the Universe was created.
This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Frank Zappa
“So many books, so little time.”
Frank Zappa

4170 The Sword and Laser — 19905 members — last activity 55 minutes ago
Online discussion forum for the Sword and Laser video show, podcast and book club! Subscribe to the audio podcast: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sw...more
1865 SciFi and Fantasy Book Club — 12367 members — last activity 1 hour, 23 min ago
Welcome to the SciFi and Fantasy Book Club! Czar: Kim Czarina: Penny Originator: Nick PLEASE NOTE: From now on we will delete any post from an author want...more
10915 Fantasy Book Club — 7116 members — last activity 15 hours, 29 min ago
For readers of adult Fantasy, monthly book discussions and other fun stuff! Look for our sister group - Fantasy Book Club Series for series discussio...more
48322 Sci Fi Aficionados — 1712 members — last activity 6 hours, 21 min ago
Welcome to Sci Fi Aficionados. We love all things Sci-Fi, with an emphasis on the classics of the Genre. Members are welcome to discuss all things sci...more
16548 Beyond Reality — 1671 members — last activity 5 hours, 6 min ago
Welcome to the Beyond Reality SF&F discussion group on GoodReads. In Beyond Reality, each of our members may nominate one SF and one fantasy book per...more
More of Kevin’s groups…
Lea
Lea
3,852 books | 173 friends

Julie L...
277 books | 4,235 friends

TinasBo...
1,557 books | 3,683 friends

Lamora/...
2,815 books | 68 friends

Christy
4,412 books | 332 friends

Trista
843 books | 202 friends

Darcy
6,432 books | 400 friends

Arnis
4,696 books | 3,231 friends

More friends…
Ender's Game by Orson Scott CardSpeaker for the Dead by Orson Scott CardFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesThe Claw of the Conciliator by Gene WolfeAmerican Gods by Neil Gaiman
Nebula Award Winners
32 books — 63 voters
Elric of Melniboné by Michael MoorcockThe Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever by Stephen R. DonaldsonStorm Front by Jim ButcherA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinAnansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
Best Broken Heros
149 books — 89 voters

More…

Favorite Genres

2012 Reading Challenge
Kevin Xu
Kevin Xu has completed his goal of reading 500 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
view books »
2013 Reading Challenge
Kevin Xu
Kevin Xu has completed his goal of reading 555 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
 
view books »

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
155 (0.1%)

correct:
113 (72.9%)

skipped:
49 (24.0%)

100573 out of 2650215

streak:
1

best streak:
9

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by this member