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The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
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Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George
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This book is such a delighftul read. Jessica Day is a fantastic storyteller, she weaves in all the plot details as neatly and as masterfully as Galen, the hero, knits his wollen socks, shawls and what not (and yes! The hero actually knits!). I really ...more
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Cell by Stephen King
Cell
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2013
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I can't help but marvel at Stephen King's prose. It just sucks you in from the get-go. He is, as one of the reviewers so aptly puts it, a master storyteller. His vision about the world ending because of a signal that spread from a cell phone (of all ...more
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The Bible, the Qur'an, and Science by Maurice Bucaille
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It's astounding to note that the author was the one to discover the body of the Pharoah who pursued Moses during an investigation of the mummy's death that revealed it had drowned in the sea. He immediately pronounced his findings but was surprised t ...more
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Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie
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Vastly entertaining!
Logen's my favorite character but the Bloody Nine isn't.
All the characters grow into their own by the end of the book,
but I feel the real tyrant is Bayaz. With all the atrocities he's committed, how can he be let off the hook, sc
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Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie
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The ending was so unexpected. I think Abercrombie writes a good book with enjoyable battle scenes, but even with book two, his characters are not really that fleshed out.
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The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
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I don't know if I should laugh or not at some of the scenes Abercrombie writes in his book. Some of them are down-right hilarious but others are, let's just say, unconventionally funny. I'd have to re-read the wording and then the humor hits me.
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The Sum of All Men by David Farland
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The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks
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