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The Arctic Incident (Artemis Fowl, #2)
3.95
liked it
For me, as an adult, the Artemis Fowl series is a guilty pleasure.

I get a kick out of Artemis, smart beyond reason youth he is, and like the relations
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not set
Dec 06, 2008
 
Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother's Murder, John du Pont's Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold
2.84
did not like it
For background, I grew up wrestling in eastern PA, my father is a Hall of Fame high school coach, and my brother coaches today. I was in HS in the 198 ...more
Jan 2015
Jan 01, 2015
 
Wolves Eat Dogs (Arkady Renko, #5)
3.94
really liked it
Wolves Eat Dogs is the fifth Arkady Renko novel by Martin Cruz Smith.

In Wolves Eat Dogs, a new Russian Billionaire is found dead having plunged from t
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Aug 22, 2007
Apr 05, 2008
 
The Templar Salvation (Templar, #2)
3.86
it was ok
It was the book that wouldn't end. Had someone edited about 100 pages out of this book, mostly taking out the lectures, it would have moved along more ...more
Jul 03, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
 
Serpent in the Thorns (Crispin Guest, #2)
3.94
liked it
Reading the first book in the series, I found I liked the fact that the stories are set in medieval times, because it is not what I typically read. I ...more
Mar 22, 2011
Mar 20, 2011
 
Strip Tease
3.83
liked it
Have been reading David Hewson's Nic Costa series and last week decided to browse the shelves for additional books when I came across Hiaasen. I'd hea ...more
Apr 16, 2009
Apr 10, 2009
 
Polar Star (Arkady Renko, #2)
3.99
really liked it
Polar Star was written in 1989 and featured detective Arkady Renko who first appeared in Smith's Gorky Park (published in 1981).

The book is set durin
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Jun 11, 2007
Apr 05, 2008
 
Dan Rooney: My 75 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL
4.03
really liked it
Rooney tells of growing up on the North Side in Pittsburgh, and gave an insider's look to the formation and growth of both the NFL and the Steelers.

In
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Jan 02, 2008
Apr 03, 2008
 
Notes from Underground & The Double
4.19
it was amazing
The version I read only included Notes From Underground (Bantam 1974, translated by Mirra Ginsburg).

Dostoyevsky's portrayal of the solitary man is str
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not set
Aug 26, 2008
 
Lucifer's Shadow
3.58
liked it
I took out Lucifer's Shadow and Lizard's Bite both by David Hewson at the same time and read Lizard's Bite first as I had read the previous Costa dete ...more
Feb 06, 2009
Jan 31, 2009
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