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The Lady of the Lake by Walter Scott
" I bought this 1919 edition at an antique store in Boothbay Harbour, ME. It's on my shelf for life even if I never finish it!

I FINALLY finished it! The beginning is very confusing with introducing a lot of characters at once and trying to figure o... " Read more of this review »
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" The only thing i read on my Romantic Literature MA that i gave a crap about. If you want Romantic poetry that defies Wordsworth, and his ever-so-tedious ilk, then this is the guy. Rock on Scotland, the progenitor of pissing people off.

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The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
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Before I go into what I thought of this book, I just want to say that none of my opinions are based on the fact that JK Rowling wrote it. I'm reviewing it based on its merits alone, as a thrilling new mystery novel by the illusive author Robert Galbr...more
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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Ready Player One
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4.5 Stars

"It was the dawn of a new era, one where most of the human race now spent all of their free time inside a videogame."

This book was one that caught me by surprise and wouldn't let me go.

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Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
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I was so excited to read this book. I was looking for a new adventure with lots of surprises, and Half a King didn't disappoint!

This is the story of a young prince who is forced to become king, after his father and older brother are murdered. He has...more
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The Violinist's Thumb by Sam Kean
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Didn't finish.

This book is aimed at anyone who wants to learn about the often crazy ways that scientists made genetic discoveries.

But it far missed its mark.

By the time I'd read almost half the book, I was done trying to stay focused on it. For one...more
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