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The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
4.35
it was amazing
So now the battle really begins. One would think that after the amazingly awesome ending of The Final Empire, there just wasn't any where for this boo ...more
Oct 26, 2008
Mar 31, 2008
 
Our Mutual Friend
4.07
it was amazing
The last book of Charles Dickens to be completed before his death, Our Mutual Friend is a bit of a step back for Dickens. Coming off of A Tale of Two ...more
Dec 12, 2016
Dec 01, 2016
 
The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
4.43
it was amazing
Brandon Sanderson here gives us a "new" story. It's not really all that new, but he likes to think he's a genius. And since this book kicks totally fu ...more
Oct 20, 2008
Mar 20, 2008
 
Dombey And Son
3.91
really liked it
**spoiler alert** All the classic Dickens troupes abound in Dombey and Son. At least at this point Dickens was plotting his novels before hand and not ...more
Oct 17, 2016
Aug 12, 2011
 
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
3.66
it was amazing
Could have perhaps been Dickens best novel. The mystery Dickens took to his grave haunts readers to this day. I love the fact he released his novels i ...more
Dec 16, 2016
Aug 05, 2011
 
David Copperfield
3.96
it was amazing
An utter classic, one of the finest English novels ever written. He practically invents the first person narrative forcing everyone who ever writes in ...more
Oct 25, 2016
Aug 19, 2008
 
Wild Cards (Wild Cards, #1)
3.72
it was amazing
This book is phenomenal. Why did it take me so long to read this? If you like superheroes, or want really well written exciting different superheroes ...more
Feb 10, 2017
Jan 04, 2017
 
A Tale of Two Cities
3.82
it was amazing
This book is a masterpiece. Good god. You know it's always a pleasure to reread a book you remember everyone in high school hating and finding out tha ...more
Nov 22, 2016
Aug 19, 2008
 
The Neverending Story
4.18
it was amazing
Simply one of the greatest books I’ve ever read in my whole life. This book needs to be read and reread by everyone who enjoys books and fantasy. Why ...more
Dec 06, 2017
Nov 13, 2017
 
The Providence of Fire (Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, #2)
4.15
it was amazing
The twists at the end of this book were gut wrenching in the best possible ways.
Aug 15, 2016
Aug 03, 2016
 
Great Expectations
3.75
really liked it
This is Dicken's greatest masterpiece. I remember reading it when I was much younger and feeling like Pip and Estella should end up together, and now ...more
Dec 2016
not set
not set
Aug 19, 2008
 
A Fire Upon the Deep (Zones of Thought, #1)
4.13
it was ok
This book is everything I hate about hard sci-fi. It's possible to write good engaging characters with a heart stopping plot in a sci-fi universe WITH ...more
Oct 09, 2016
Jun 05, 2011
 
The Brothers Karamazov
4.31
it was amazing
The best book written by Dostoevsky. The relationship between the brothers, their vastly different personalities, and the tone of the book gives this ...more
Feb 2005
Mar 20, 2008
 
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
4.30
it was amazing
This book is so f-ing good. The book that launched Scott Lynch into the fantasy author pantheon. Even though it's been almost 6 years since his last b ...more
May 10, 2017
Oct 10, 2008
Aug 14, 2008
 
The Sound and the Fury
3.86
it was amazing
The stream of conciousness of the characters makes this novel one of the most fascinating reads one can find. Experiencing these characters is exactly ...more
Jan 2004
Mar 20, 2008
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.22
it was amazing
The unabridged version of this book is the only way to experience quite possibly the best novel about man's descent into evil. Full of lesbianism, fat ...more
Jan 2004
Mar 20, 2008
 
Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table
3.92
it was amazing
The father of all fantasies, it all starts here. Le Morte De Arthur is the cream of the crop giving you all the stories, all the action, all the chara ...more
Feb 16, 2009
Mar 20, 2008
 
Crime and Punishment
4.19
it was amazing
A stunning examination into the mind of a murderer and also into mankinds removal of God from society. Dark, twisted, and corrupting, Dostoevsky's mas ...more
Jul 2003
Mar 20, 2008
 
A Farewell to Arms
3.79
it was amazing
One of Hemingway's most autobiographical works tells the story of a WWI soldier and his relationship with a nurse. Despite some obvious sexism, and ch ...more
Oct 2003
Mar 20, 2008
 
The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower, #7)
4.27
it was amazing
One of the greatest endings to any series ever, Stephen King gives us the climax to his odessey. The Dark Tower is an adventure in finding redemption ...more
Mar 2007
Mar 20, 2008
 
Song of Susannah (The Dark Tower, #6)
3.98
it was amazing
Simply amazing. Dark, gritty, and chaotic, the penulitmate novel of the Dark Tower series leaves all it's readers in the lurch. With one of the greate ...more
Mar 2007
Mar 20, 2008
 
Vanity Fair
3.77
it was amazing
A masterpiece of class survival with a heroine of strong cunning and conviction. All the characters are well crafted and placed right in the middle of ...more
Jan 2004
Mar 20, 2008
 
Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower, #4)
4.24
it was amazing
A return to form by Stephen King, he finally gives us the history of our mysterious main character, Roland. The background is incredibly and tragic gi ...more
Jan 2007
Mar 20, 2008
 
The Republic of Thieves (Gentleman Bastard, #3)
4.23
really liked it
Better than the second, not as good as the first. The series' plot begins to take shape. I miss the twists and turns of the first book. Nothing in thi ...more
Jun 2017
Oct 14, 2009
 
Ulysses
3.74
it was amazing
Another novel that could easily contend for best novel ever written. Retelling the story of the Odessey for the everyman, James Joyce creates a novel ...more
Jan 2005
Mar 20, 2008
 
The Towers of the Sunset (The Saga of Recluce #2)
3.91
liked it
It's amazing how you can write 500 pages of nothing happening. When your climax is 100 pages about economics and selling wine you're putting your audi ...more
Jan 08, 2017
Oct 02, 2010
 
The Sun Also Rises (Fiesta)
3.83
really liked it
Shows the dissolutionment of the Lost Generation of the 1920's with accuracy and honesty. Hemingway's style shines through here giving the characters ...more
Jul 2004
Mar 20, 2008
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.79
it was amazing
An incredibly well written tale about the loss of innocence and growing up in a world that doesn't understand you, and rejects your individualism. It' ...more
Jun 2000
Mar 20, 2008
 
Demons
4.26
really liked it
An amazing read. I found it a bit boring in places, but the climax of the thing is one of the most depressing soul losing experiences of all literatur ...more
Oct 2004
Mar 20, 2008
 
Fevre Dream
3.85
really liked it
Really good vampire novel using mid 19th century America as it's back drop. Some really scary and intense moments in the book give the horror novel a ...more
Jan 2007
Mar 20, 2008
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