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Flaggermusmannen (Harry Hole, #1)
3.56
liked it
After reading dark crime/thriller novels from Iceland, Sweden, and Denmark, this one out of Norway started out as my least favorite. It seemed slower ...more
Dec 20, 2014
Dec 22, 2014
 
The Redeemer (Harry Hole, #6)
4.07
really liked it
I sort of hate these books for the first 150 pages, every time now. They are just so long and complex and while jo nesbo is weaving the whole web, I'd ...more
Oct 19, 2015
Mar 09, 2015
 
Headhunters
3.78
it was ok
I liked this book.But not with a capital L, for sure.
Guilty pleasure read, but it would have been more pleasurable and just plain better if even ONE
...more
Feb 15, 2015
Feb 16, 2015
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.22
really liked it
when this is our bookclub book, I will bring the billy's pan pizza, Meredith will bring the coffee, tracie can bring the tiny sandwiches and we will s ...more
Jan 20, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
 
The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
3.74
really liked it
I enjoyed it even more than his last book. His writing style, at least as translated, is very reminiscent of Alexander McCall Smith. But more absurd. ...more
Feb 14, 2015
Feb 01, 2015
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
4.20
liked it
well that was a clusterfuck. worth reading to see how it ends but yikes. too long. too repetitive.
Jan 26, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.11
really liked it
if my book club ever reads this book, I will bring the coffee and the aquavit.
Jan 16, 2013
Jan 12, 2013
 
The Leopard (Harry Hole, #8)
4.08
it was ok
I dunno, Nesbo. I am hesitant to read any book over 600 pages unless it heavily features Hermione Granger...

just like john mcclane in die hard, Harry
...more
Dec 06, 2015
Mar 09, 2015
 
Nemesis (Harry Hole, #4)
3.98
liked it
obviously I love this series. this one does a lot right, as usual, but really misses the mark with the two simultaneous stories. usually the storyline ...more
Jun 15, 2015
Mar 09, 2015
 
Der Hundertjährige, der aus dem Fenster stieg und verschwand
3.81
really liked it
a fun read. obviously I read the English translation "the 100-year old man who stepped out the window and disappeared" (something like that) because I ...more
Jan 06, 2013
Dec 15, 2012
 
The Snowman (Harry Hole, #7)
4.04
really liked it
It was pretty good. A little more humor (like wry, dark "humor", not haha stuff) than the previous ones. Maybe that's why this one is the most highly ...more
Oct 24, 2015
Jun 13, 2014
 
The Redbreast (Harry Hole, #3)
3.94
it was ok
too long. especially when the ending felt awfully convenient. if I'm gonna read 150 pages before it even gets INTERESTING, then Jo nesbo could at leas ...more
Apr 19, 2015
Mar 09, 2015
 
Phantom (Harry Hole, #9)
4.11
it was ok
It's too much. Too convoluted and too implausible (I mean, clearly my threshold for implausibility is pretty high, but even for me...). Sorry Harry Ho ...more
Mar 2016
Mar 09, 2015
 
Silence of the Grave (Inspector Erlendur #4)
3.94
liked it
basic crime/mystery novel. but icelandic. and set in reykjavik. and i was in reyjavik when i read it. so...still just your basic crime/mystery novel. ...more
not set
Jul 31, 2008
 
The Keeper of Lost Causes (Department Q, #1)
3.98
liked it
None
Nov 21, 2014
Jun 13, 2014
 
The Devil's Star (Harry Hole, #5)
4.03
liked it
None
Aug 23, 2015
Mar 09, 2015
 
Cockroaches (Harry Hole, #2)
3.71
really liked it
None
Mar 09, 2015
Dec 22, 2014
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