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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
" Paul, it's a funny review, but if someone doesn't like a 1961 Bordeaux Haut Brion, it says more about the consumer than the wine. "
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
"DO NOT READ THIS BOOK! EVER! BURN IT! HOWARD ZINN SHOULD BE DRAWN AND QUARTERED IN A PUBLIC FORUM!!!

Seriously though, when I describe my highschool sophomore year history class I generally use the following sentence, "The theme of sophomore year h..." Read more of this review »
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
"Update: I took this out of the library to attempt a reread...no changes, wanted to be fair. Still don't care for it. As noted, no changes.


Oh my goodness aren't we brave to tell (re-tell) American history this way? "You've been lied to and only I..." Read more of this review »
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The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
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The Way of Kings, Part 2 by Brandon Sanderson
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The Panic Virus by Seth Mnookin
" Carol, as you waive a pious finger at this book and complain it "preaches to the choir," I don't think you could deny that most books about the ailing ...more "
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
" Your comments reveal much more about you than the book. You can disagree with the spoon-fed and more latent messages; and the alternating narratives m ...more "
The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
"Add-on December 7 2014:

I completed my first re-read of Mistborn today and I must say that it becomes a lot slower to read the second time when you know where everything is headed. You notice the wordiness of the prose, the clunky dialogue and the..." Read more of this review »
Chris Haas made a comment on James’s review of Neverwhere
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
" James, uh uh. No. Hitchhiker's Guide and Neverwhere are apples and oranges. If one distills most books to their fundamental stories, there are only a ...more "
A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin
"Behold: the Ugly Stepchild of A Song of Ice and Fire!
Behold: the Readers of A Feast for Crows: Angry, Sullen, Vengeful!


silly readers. i'm not sure i've ever read such a collection of resentful reviews for one book. one reviewer just decided to r..." Read more of this review »
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