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Rich rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Mirage by Matt Ruff
The Mirage
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Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
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Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
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Life Expectancy by Dean Koontz
Life Expectancy
by Dean Koontz (Goodreads Author)
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Probably a 3.5. After being peer-pressured into reading this, I was initially disappointed by how long it took to get going. The opening story (about the prophesied five terrible days and the killer clown at the hospital) is definitely a gripping way ...more
Rich rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Old Man's War by John Scalzi
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A solid 3.5. I thought this book started with such an interesting premise (the military recruits, not strong young soldiers, but old men and women) and then doesn't ever do anything with it. By the time we are 1/3 of the way through, the narrator and ...more
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Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
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Starts out promising, but the big mystery is convoluted and unconvincing and all of the problems are solved by the timely intervention of characters who we never see until they are dropped into the action to get the protagonist out of a jam. Also, ha ...more
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We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Ou... by Philip Gourevitch
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The Maze Runner by James Dashner
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I truly don't understand the appeal of this book. I had such high hopes and then it turned out to be a confusing mess of violent, YA nonsense. Where the Hunger Games had kids fighting for survival in a life-and-death situation because of a corrupt an ...more
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Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
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It is a great premise (making books come to life) and a promising opening chapter (her father meets a strange dirty tramp named Dustfinger who calls her father Silvertongue) and there are some great characters. But overall, this book is a huge let do ...more
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Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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