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Visible Learning for Teachers by John A.C. Hattie
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While I never read the full book, it was used a lot at university and the author is a really interesting guy.
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The Death Cure by James Dashner
The Death Cure (Maze Runner, #3)
by James Dashner (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2015
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This was typical of the final book in a YA trilogy. The first book was really solid but after that it was all downhill culminating in this painful final book. The ending did tie everything together well but the 300 odd pages before were meh.
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2015
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Wanted to see what all the hype was about for this best seller. A decent page turner but a bit predictable and not really a book that leaves you thinking "Wow".
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
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After IQ84, I was really hoping Murakami had found his mojo and while Colorless started well, it really dragged in the second half and the end was unimpressive. Are Murakami's best days behind us?
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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
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Winter of the World by Ken Follett
Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2)
by Ken Follett (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2015
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Fascinating historical fiction starting at the depression in the 1930s, going through WW2 and finishing in the late 1940s when Russia developed their first nuclear bomb. Interesting POVs from all sides including German, Russian, British & America ...more
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