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The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Remains of the Day
by Kazuo Ishiguro
read in December, 2014
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It was very very well written, and beautiful at times, but it just didn't strike me. I didn't like the flashbacks, I wasn't a huge fan of the main character, I didn't like the bits with the maid...I think, also, this is another book I need to try aga ...more
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The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
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A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin
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Loved Alayne, loved the cersei chapters, liked brienne, liked how this connected a few story lines together BUT wanted more arya, Robb, etc. I appreciate what Martin was trying to do in splitting it by character instead of by timeline (3+4 are the sa ...more
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The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman
The Magician's Land (The Magicians, #3)
by Lev Grossman (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
by Leigh Bardugo (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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It was so fun, had a similar terrifying texture as the hunger games but more Eastern European and with magic. I quite enjoyed it but could have done without love interests as plot drivers...she's pretty dope on her own.
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Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
Inkheart (Inkworld, #1)
by Cornelia Funke
read in December, 2014
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I really wanted to like this one...I've heard good things and it's been on my tbr for a while but I just...didn't love it. I felt like she was talking down to her audience the whole time, the plot was incredibly obvious-I think kids and ya readers ar ...more
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Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
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The Magician King by Lev Grossman
The Magician King (The Magicians, #2)
by Lev Grossman (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Good second installment but not quite as mystical as the first. I wanted more of Janet's story, not Julia's, but I did like the whole alternate-way-of-getting-access-to-magic thing, that was a fun way to explore that.
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