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Dusk (Tales of Noreela, #1)
3.47
it was ok
An interesting concept and a few neat ideas crippled by a hackneyed plot ("Oh, there's a prophecy!") and an attitude that writing about sex a lot make ...more
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Jun 13, 2008
 
Batman: The Killing Joke
4.36
really liked it
Another one that was revolutionary in its time.
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Jun 13, 2008
 
The Light Ages (The Aether Universe, #1)
3.49
liked it
The blurbs compare this sprawling steam-punk-esque neo-Victorian novel to Dickens; I'd consider that unfair, but he is clearly the author's model. Wha ...more
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Jul 23, 2008
 
Light (Empty Space Trilogy #1)
3.60
it was amazing
An amazing read. Harrison (in his own words) "camps up" quantum physics to make a space opera for a modern age. The ending is a bit facile, but the la ...more
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Jun 13, 2008
 
Viriconium
3.80
really liked it
There's another kind of fantasy. One without borders. One without stable points of reference. One that deliberately resists our attempts to map it, to ...more
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Jun 13, 2008
 
Emergence
4.17
it was amazing
A wonderful adventure story with one of the most engaging protagonists ever. It helps that I was her age when I read this and fell truly, deeply, madl ...more
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Jun 13, 2008
 
In the Eye of Heaven (Tales of Durand, #1)
3.11
really liked it
Cracking good gritty medieval fantasy. Keck uses language in interesting ways. Sometimes he fails, but when he succeeds, it's very evocative. The firs ...more
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Jun 13, 2008
 
The Historian
3.77
it was ok
I found her tampering with history, the bits of sheer fiction mixed in with fact but purported to be fact, distracting. Had much the same response to ...more
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Jun 13, 2008
 
The Course of the Heart
3.69
liked it
Any book with a character who says, "China's in the heart, Jack" starts out ahead of the game. Another beautiful and disturbing outing from Harrison.
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Jun 13, 2008
 
Watchmen
4.35
it was amazing
A little dated now because the medium has come so far, but at the time it was ground-breaking and blew my little superhero-loving mind.
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Jun 13, 2008
 
Thunderer (Thunderer, #1)
3.62
liked it
An enjoyable story with some interesting characters and ideas. Hampered somewhat by lackluster writing.
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Jul 23, 2008
 
The Centauri Device
3.40
liked it
A solid book with one of the best opening lines ever (which I'll add when I get home).
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Jun 13, 2008
 
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
4.30
it was amazing
It's "Enders Game." I read it as a kid. 'nuff said.
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Jun 13, 2008
 
Neuromancer (Sprawl, #1)
3.88
liked it
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Jun 13, 2008
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
4.02
it was ok
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Sep 17, 2009
 
The Anubis Gates (Ace Science Fiction)
3.95
liked it
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Jun 29, 2009
 
Nova Swing (Empty Space Trilogy #2)
3.60
really liked it
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Jun 13, 2008
 
Titus Groan (Gormenghast, #1)
3.90
it was amazing
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Jun 29, 2009
 
Virtual Light (Bridge, #1)
3.84
really liked it
None
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Jun 13, 2008
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