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The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
This is a beautiful novel about a girl living through the hell of Nazi Germany in the late 1930's and early 1940's. At the age of ten, Liesel Menninge ...more
Aug 12, 2013
Jul 30, 2009
 
The Last Kingdom (The Saxon Stories, #1)
4.23
it was amazing
This is the first book in a series of historical fiction, set in the ninth century in Denmark and Britain. It is told in the first person by Uhtred, w ...more
Jan 15, 2017
Jan 23, 2017
 
The Pale Horseman (The Saxon Stories, #2)
4.27
it was amazing
This is a wonderful second novel in The Saxon Stories series. The young English nobleman Uhtred, captured and raised by the Danes, is called upon by K ...more
Jan 24, 2017
Jan 31, 2017
 
Sharpe's Tiger (Sharpe, #1)
4.08
really liked it
This excellent historical novel is the first in a series about Richard Sharpe, a soldier in the British army in 1799. The army is setting out to attac ...more
Nov 08, 2014
Nov 08, 2014
 
The Golem and the Jinni (The Golem and the Jinni, #1)
4.10
really liked it
This magical fantasy opens in 1899 in New York City. A jinni from the Syrian desert is released from a flask, where he has been trapped for a thousand ...more
Nov 14, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
 
Blue at the Mizzen
4.38
really liked it
This is another excellent historical novel by Patrick O'Brian, in the Jack Aubrey/Stephen Maturin series. In this story, Aubrey starts to feel passed ...more
Nov 04, 2015
Nov 04, 2015
 
Sharpe's Fortress (Sharpe, #3)
4.11
really liked it
This historical novel is the third in the series about Ensign Richard Sharpe, a soldier in the British army. The story takes place in India in 1803. S ...more
Apr 06, 2015
Apr 09, 2015
 
Doc
3.96
it was amazing
What a fantastic book! Mary Doria Russell is my favorite author--and she did not disappoint me in this book. I don't usually read westerns, but this b ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
 
People of the Book
4.00
really liked it
This is an engaging book, following the Sarajevo Haggadah through centuries of history. The only character I found somewhat unbelievable is Hanna Heat ...more
Dec 03, 2010
Dec 16, 2010
 
Red Sky in Morning: A Novel of World War II
3.86
really liked it
This is a good story, a bit predictable, but quite suspenseful, nevertheless. The story centers on race relations on board an ammunition ship during W ...more
Jul 21, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
The Agony and the Ecstasy
4.09
it was amazing
None
Feb 16, 1977
Jul 05, 2010
 
Burr
4.06
it was amazing
None
Jan 05, 1975
Jul 02, 2010
 
Mila 18
4.27
it was amazing
None
Jan 07, 1975
Jul 03, 2010
 
A Search for the King
3.46
really liked it
None
May 10, 1975
Jul 03, 2010
 
Centennial
4.21
it was amazing
None
Sep 1975
Jul 03, 2010
 
The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great, #2)
4.18
really liked it
None
Mar 1976
Jul 03, 2010
 
The Great Train Robbery
3.84
it was amazing
None
Jul 02, 1976
Jul 03, 2010
 
Das Boot
4.29
liked it
None
Aug 09, 1976
Jul 03, 2010
 
1876
3.82
really liked it
None
Sep 10, 1976
Jul 03, 2010
 
Hawaii
4.18
it was amazing
None
Jan 09, 1977
Jul 05, 2010
 
A Beggar in Jerusalem
3.66
really liked it
None
Aug 18, 1974
Jul 02, 2010
 
Napoleon Symphony
3.62
it was ok
None
Feb 21, 1977
Jul 05, 2010
 
Shōgun (Asian Saga, #1)
4.37
it was amazing
None
Aug 10, 1979
Jul 10, 2010
 
War and Peace
4.10
really liked it
None
Oct 22, 1981
Jul 13, 2010
 
Creation
4.21
really liked it
None
Dec 09, 1982
Jul 18, 2010
 
Space
3.95
really liked it
None
Mar 10, 1984
Jul 24, 2010
 
April Morning
3.45
it was amazing
None
Jun 15, 1990
Oct 30, 2010
 
The Plains of Passage (Earth's Children, #4)
3.77
liked it
None
Jul 1995
Nov 20, 2010
 
Julian
4.17
it was amazing
None
Jun 12, 1974
Jul 02, 2010
 
Desolation Island
4.38
really liked it
None
Jan 1996
Apr 22, 2011
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