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A Mighty Fortress (Safehold, #4)
4.11
it was ok
In this book Weber continues the Safehold series where he is able to go back to the ship battles of old. The problem is that in this book he is dealin ...more
Dec 05, 2010
Dec 03, 2010
 
Steve Jobs
4.10
it was amazing
The first thing about this book is how it seems to be truthful. Steve Jobs was many things. Hopeful, special, brash, a dreamer, a liar, truthful to a ...more
Oct 26, 2011
Oct 24, 2011
 
City of Stairs (The Divine Cities, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
This book has a interesting world build. You have a city that used to be shared by the God and it was the capital of The Continent. And they are now r ...more
Jun 04, 2015
Jun 04, 2015
 
Burning Man (Gideon and Sirius, #1)
3.88
really liked it
I just got the Kindle subscription and I started reading A Burning Man and Guardians of the Night. Both books are by Alan Russell.

This is a series tit
...more
Mar 16, 2015
Mar 16, 2015
 
Chimera (The Korsak Brothers #1)
3.80
it was amazing
"Chimera" is the first book that I have read from Rob Thurman and it did not disapoint. Ten years earlier Stephan Korsak had his brother kidnapped wh ...more
Jun 04, 2010
Jun 01, 2010
 
Armed & Magical (Raine Benares #2)
3.97
it was amazing
I have to say, I think this was better than the first book. We continue to see characters that were introduced in the first one, and had a limited set ...more
May 06, 2010
Apr 27, 2010
 
The Goblin Emperor
4.04
it was amazing
A long history of the start of an Emperor, of Duty and Patience

This is quite a long history of an unlikely Emperor that startsh is reign after his fat
...more
Mar 14, 2015
Mar 14, 2015
 
Bewitched & Betrayed (Raine Benares #4)
4.07
it was amazing
Once again Lisa Shearin brings to life the heroine Raine Banares as she has to deal with a four way Magical marriage between herself, a Paladin, a Dar ...more
May 11, 2010
Apr 27, 2010
 
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
4.05
it was amazing
I received this book free on Kindle for the iPhone and read it. It may still be free. It worked the way Amazon wanted, and I became hooked on it. This ...more
not set
Apr 22, 2010
 
Empire State (Empire State, #1)
3.11
liked it
I liked the book in some ways, but in others, it was not so satisfying. The mixture of all the genre's together did not work as well as I would have l ...more
Feb 02, 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
really liked it
There were some predictable portions (relationship wise) but in general, this was really good. The descriptions of the highs and the lows was good.

The
...more
Jun 30, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
 
Rule 34 (Halting State, #2)
3.75
really liked it
This is a very complex book, and while I had little problems with the Techspeak, I had a bit more problems with the Scottish. The changes in my readin ...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
Shards of a Broken Crown (The Serpentwar Saga, #4)
4.00
liked it
I find that this was not as good as the prior book in the series. While interesting it wandered much more in scope, and in character views, and I thin ...more
Sep 2010
Sep 01, 2010
 
You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)
4.14
it was amazing
Go ahead, tell me No!

This is the auto biography of @feliciaday and it covers her life as first, her mother is told No, the curriculum won't change, so
...more
Aug 11, 2015
Aug 11, 2015
 
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
4.30
liked it
This book had parts I really did like, but there were issues with the jumping around as they tried to hide what was going on. We have characters intro ...more
Feb 27, 2012
Feb 21, 2012
 
Assassin's Quest (Farseer Trilogy, #3)
4.18
it was amazing
This is the final of the farseerer trilogy and Robin Hobb did not disappoint. Fitz is now thought dead and after being freed from the wildness the Wit ...more
Jul 24, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
 
Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1)
4.31
it was amazing
This was a fun romp back into the 1980s as seen from people in what I'm calling a WMORG (world multiplayer) in the bleak future where the game is bett ...more
Aug 19, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
Juggler of Worlds (Fleet of Worlds #2)
3.83
liked it


If you've read quite a bit of Niven and The Known Space books, you will recognize many of the stories in this. The stories are observed by other parti
...more
Sep 14, 2012
Sep 14, 2012
 
Black Hole Sun (Hell's Cross, #1)
3.53
really liked it
I would have to say this is a take of The Seven Samurai. That being said, the hero is a former Regulator which was a highly trained military/professio ...more
Mar 14, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
4.21
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** In this book Lisbeth Salander has to first recover from what happened in the book before. She is seriously injured and has to deal w ...more
May 26, 2010
May 19, 2010
 
2312
3.43
liked it


The world building in this is quite extensive, and it started very strong. The addition of the supplemental abstracts and lists, though interesting ma
...more
not set
Aug 12, 2012
 
The Long Quiche Goodbye (A Cheese Shop Mystery, #1)
3.65
liked it
Why did I think this Cheese shop was in Westeros?

This is kind of a sidetracked review. this book reminded me of a cross between Murder She Wrote, and
...more
Mar 2015
Mar 21, 2015
 
Fuzzy Nation
4.10
it was amazing
This was an almost too quick but enjoyable read. I was familiar with the Fuzzies having read the original H. Beam Piper stories, but Scalzi did take t ...more
May 14, 2011
May 12, 2011
 
Rage of a Demon King (The Serpentwar Saga, #3)
4.02
really liked it
This book was better than the first, and this has Roo becoming a bit better a person especially because he is needed as a financier against the upcomi ...more
Aug 31, 2010
Aug 31, 2010
 
Acting -- Make It Your Business: How to Avoid Mistakes and Achieve Success As a Working Actor
4.26
really liked it
I found this book to be quite interesting and I believe it will be useful. However one must note that while it is applicable to all actors, when you g ...more
Aug 17, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
 
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (Inheritance Trilogy, #1)
3.81
really liked it
The world building in this one was quite good, and I found that the pace moved quite quickly. It deals more with the intrigue of the main ruling party ...more
May 13, 2011
May 12, 2011
 
The Slow Regard of Silent Things (The Kingkiller Chronicle #2.5)
3.92
really liked it
I found this book interesting because it is different. There is no real plot, instead it is a slice of time of the life of Auri that seems to span a w ...more
Feb 2015
Jan 29, 2015
 
Year Zero
3.61
really liked it
It's not Douglas Adams, but it is a respectable romp into the twisted world of copyrights and how these little empires each try to corner their niche. ...more
not set
Oct 15, 2013
 
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
4.15
really liked it
Robin has created a very nicely described world where the bastard son of a Prince is raised and taught to be the King's Man. At the same time, he make ...more
Jun 24, 2010
Jun 09, 2010
 
Basilisk (The Korsak Brothers #2)
3.94
it was amazing
This is a continuation of Chimera. We see more of the Institution in it's subjects even as it has dissolved and many of the Chimera assassins have esc ...more
Sep 03, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
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