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The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century
3.66
it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book - it was something that I looked forward to listening to every day. Talk about somethign designed to make you think! It is ...more
Mar 2009
May 12, 2009
 
The Last Lecture
4.25
it was amazing
This book is definitely worth the time you need to invest to read it, which is minimal (less then 5 hours on audio book). The book goes from funny to ...more
Nov 15, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
The Disappeared (Retrieval Artist, #1)
3.76
really liked it
My sense is that this book is setting the table for a larger saga, and I am willing to go back for the second. The post-modern world in which it is se ...more
not set
May 12, 2009
 
The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1)
4.29
it was amazing
The only thing that I say about this book is "WOW". The depth of the story and the way the author weaves it together is simply amazing to me. Each cha ...more
not set
Aug 15, 2008
 
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
4.31
really liked it
A very good sequael that spins takes you into 18th century Scotland and France. It is full of the sights, sounds, smells, and people of a different ti ...more
Apr 2009
May 12, 2009
 
Fool
3.96
liked it
This does not hold up in comparison to the only other Christopher Moore book that I read, which was Lamb. I did not find the book very entertaining or ...more
Apr 2009
May 12, 2009
 
Extremes (Retrieval Artist, #2)
3.95
really liked it
While I think this books is not as good as the first in the series, the story was complex, compelling, and kept me reading with interest. Characters a ...more
not set
Jul 22, 2009
 
The Kite Runner
4.26
it was amazing
Fantastic novel, a must read. Makes the movie pale in comparison (not a shocker there, I am sure). If I had seen the movie first I may have enjoyed it ...more
Mar 2007
Nov 18, 2008
 
Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times
3.99
it was amazing
First of all, you must read this book before watching the movie. The movie will not inspire you to read this, and there is SO much more here that the ...more
Jun 2007
Nov 18, 2008
 
Company
3.73
really liked it
Early on in this book, but it is absolutely hilarious for anyone who works in an office. The stereotypical people that this book describes are charact ...more
Aug 20, 2008
Aug 11, 2008
 
Reading Lolita in Tehran
3.57
liked it
This book is really aimed at people who are huge fans of "classic" literature. So much of the book is based upon references to the classics that it is ...more
Jun 22, 2009
May 12, 2009
 
The God Delusion
3.89
really liked it
This is a very interesting and in depth look at the role religion plays in our lives and some theories as to why so many of us still believe in storie ...more
Sep 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)
3.86
really liked it
This book is not as well done as the Da Vinci Code, but the story is once again interesting and the characters are pretty well done. This one for me i ...more
Jan 2007
Nov 18, 2008
 
Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome (Cicero, #1)
4.05
liked it
This story is interesting in terms of getting a glimpse into the lives and intrigue that surround Roman politics. But I found the story to be only mil ...more
Jul 22, 2009
May 12, 2009
 
Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus
3.96
it was amazing
I am a bit of a history buff so this book amused me greatly because it asks the question "What if this never happened..." for one of the most signific ...more
Feb 2008
Aug 11, 2008
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.34
really liked it
It is impossible to read this without comparing the work to the Kite Runner, and in my opinion this book is not as compelling. The book was also very ...more
Mar 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
Hidden Empire (The Saga of Seven Suns, #1)
3.76
really liked it
This book is interesting enough to me that I will seek out the second book. The story puts together an interesting puzzle that plays out over the cour ...more
Sep 2008
Aug 20, 2008
 
The Da Vinci Code
3.79
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this book from beginning to end. The plot was well thought out and plausible, the character's were interesting, the description a ...more
Jan 2005
Nov 18, 2008
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
3.93
liked it
Interesting book, I think I was expecting more then what I got from it so thus it is only average for me. I caught some interviews of the author and s ...more
Feb 2006
Nov 18, 2008
 
Dune (Dune Chronicles #1)
4.19
liked it
The story for this book is interesting, but the way in which the story is written feels... over produced. Like he was going out of his way to make a m ...more
not set
Oct 17, 2008
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.26
really liked it
An amusing romp through religious history with Jesus and Biff. At times this book had me laughing out loud, but sometimes the humor was a bit to simpl ...more
Apr 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
Dune Messiah (Dune Chronicles #2)
3.86
liked it
Similar in style to the first Dune novel, but with a slightly less interesting story. If you have read the first book, this is a worthwhile follow on ...more
not set
Oct 17, 2008
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.94
liked it
I listened to this book with my kids, and found the story to be good but not great. The characters are a little flat, there is not a lot of drama and ...more
Aug 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
The Lovely Bones
3.78
liked it
As I recall I enjoyed the story but found the overall book only mediocre. It did not leave a lasting impression on me as the details are a bit fuzzy a ...more
Jan 2005
Nov 18, 2008
 
Prentice Alvin (Tales of Alvin Maker, #3)
3.77
it was amazing
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Aug 11, 2008
 
Shadow Puppets (Ender's Shadow, #3)
3.88
really liked it
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Aug 11, 2008
 
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
4.30
it was amazing
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Aug 11, 2008
 
Shadow of the Hegemon (Ender's Shadow, #2)
3.93
really liked it
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Aug 11, 2008
 
Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Saga, #2)
4.04
it was amazing
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Aug 11, 2008
 
Seventh Son (Tales of Alvin Maker, #1)
3.86
it was amazing
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Aug 11, 2008
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