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Sarah rated a book 3 of 5 stars
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
American Gods (American Gods, #1)
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Had a hard time pinning down what didn't grab me about the book. At the moment it just boils down to the fact that for me, American Gods didn't coalesce as an entire novel in a satisfactory way.

Despite it mostly being told with the main character - S...more
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Old Man's War by John Scalzi
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Sarah rated a book 4 of 5 stars
A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge
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Awesome. Despite all it's foibles, this is one example of my ideal science fiction book. In fact, I could very well read this over again and pop the rating up to 5 stars.

First, a note and a few warnings: Vernor Vinge was a true blue scientist first (...more
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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3)
by Haruki Murakami
read in November, 2011
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Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
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The Physics of Superheroes by James Kakalios
The Physics of Superheroes
by James Kakalios
read in September, 2011
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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
by Orson Scott Card
recommended for: EVERYONE ON THE PLANET
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I love this series, yet I must say: Ender's Game is good, but Speaker For The Dead is the book that really blew me away. The beginning of EG is kind of "meh," written in a style that I want to chalk up to Ender's character being very young at that ph...more
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69 by Ryū Murakami
69
by Ryū Murakami
read in September, 2011
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There are a trillion very concise (and very similar) summaries of Murakami's 69 so I'm going to skip all that and simply say This is a Fun, Fun Book That You Should Read. I was literally on the train laughing out loud as I read this; Ken Yazaki's sma...more
Sarah rated a book 3 of 5 stars
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
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Didn't love it, didn't hate it, thus the 3.

I definitely feel like this is a made-for-tv book (and clearly it is on tv now). Not a negative comment necessarily! Aside from the length of the text, GoT is a relatively light read with straightforward, un...more
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