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Atlas Shrugged
3.68
really liked it
Atlas Shrugged is a ferocious defense of the concept of capitalism. Although Rand depicts capitalism from her objectivist perspective and makes monume ...more
Nov 19, 2008
Jul 17, 2008
 
The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
4.18
it was amazing
This is the best book I have read in a long time. One of the main appeals in this book is that it satisfies our longing to be more than we are. That i ...more
Mar 22, 2009
Dec 09, 2008
 
Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000
3.49
really liked it
Battlefield Earth is a good science fiction novel. One of the most remarkable ideas from this book is the complete unity of the population of earth. I ...more
Jan 24, 2009
Jul 17, 2008
 
The Network
3.75
liked it
This is the second book I've read from Jesse Booth (Core of the Nations is the other one I read). There is a big improvement in his writing this time ...more
not set
Jul 19, 2016
 
Core of the Nations
3.44
really liked it
As the brother of this author, I think reading Core of the Nations added dimension to my understanding of my brother. Whenever an author writes about ...more
Dec 30, 2010
Jan 04, 2011
 
The Road
3.95
really liked it
While I read The Road, I found myself asking some important moral questions: "Where would I draw the line between right and wrong if my family's and/o ...more
Nov 22, 2008
Oct 28, 2008
 
The Sum of All Fears (Jack Ryan Universe, #7)
3.99
liked it
This book is full of action, from start to finish. It is also an interesting look at how American politics might work. The big takeaway, I think, is t ...more
Mar 19, 2011
Jul 08, 2009
 
Deathwatch
3.62
really liked it
I read this book about fifteen years ago in school, and I remember enjoying it. I just read it again with my wife, and we loved it. Deathwatch is an a ...more
May 25, 2009
May 26, 2009
 
The Lost World
3.72
it was ok
Several years ago I read Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton. Since I am a huge science nerd, this book quickly became one of my favorites. The sequel, ...more
Mar 12, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
 
The Shadow Rising (Wheel of Time, #4)
4.21
it was ok
The Wheel of Time series starts with a glowing story, depicted in The Eye of the World, but then really starts to drag. I had a difficult time focusin ...more
Jun 17, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
 
The Real Story of Informix Software and Phil White: Lessons in Business and Leadership for the Executive Team
3.67
it was ok
I read this book for school. It seemed a little biased, since the author was one of the top salesmen at Informix during its rise to success, and he se ...more
Mar 12, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
The Great Hunt (Wheel of Time, #2)
4.21
liked it
After reading The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt is a slight disappointment. On its own, however, it is a worthwhile fantasy read.

I still like the c
...more
Apr 25, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
 
Anthem
3.62
liked it
This book made me think of other books I've read: That Hiddeous Strength, 1984, and The Giver. I enjoy this type of book, but I don't think that Anthe ...more
Jun 07, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
 
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
4.20
it was ok
Douglas Adams utilized an impressively graceful informal writing style in this book. However, aside from a few glimmers of creativity and humor, I fou ...more
Sep 15, 2008
Jul 17, 2008
 
Mossflower (Redwall, #2)
4.09
really liked it
None
Jan 1992
May 19, 2008
 
C.S. Lewis: Mere Christian
4.28
really liked it
None
Aug 2005
May 20, 2008
 
The Black Stallion's Blood Bay Colt (The Black Stallion, #6)
4.09
liked it
None
Jan 1990
May 20, 2008
 
The Black Stallion Mystery (The Black Stallion, #13)
3.99
liked it
None
Jan 1990
May 20, 2008
 
The Black Stallion's Shadow (Black Stallion Returns, #1)
4.21
liked it
None
Jan 1990
May 20, 2008
 
The House on the Cliff (Hardy Boys, #2)
3.87
it was ok
None
Jan 1989
May 30, 2008
 
The Missing Chums (Hardy Boys, #4)
3.84
it was ok
None
not set
May 30, 2008
 
1984
4.14
liked it
None
Jan 1998
May 19, 2008
 
Footprints Under the Window (Hardy Boys, #12)
3.83
it was ok
None
not set
May 30, 2008
 
Crossroads of Twilight (Wheel of Time, #10)
3.82
None
not set
Mar 23, 2009
 
Fear
3.17
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
A Civil Action
3.94
liked it
None
Jan 2010
Aug 06, 2010
 
The Twisted Claw (Hardy Boys, #18)
3.79
it was ok
None
not set
May 30, 2008
 
The Secret Warning (Hardy Boys, #17)
3.77
it was ok
None
not set
May 30, 2008
 
The Hidden Harbor Mystery (Hardy Boys, #14)
3.76
it was ok
None
not set
May 30, 2008
 
Where the Red Fern Grows
4.04
really liked it
None
Jan 1988
May 20, 2008
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