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An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
4.32
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Whew, what a trip! I love how the world in this book can be so exciting and so dangerous. The cheesy love triangle in the middle rea ...more
Aug 09, 2016
Jul 13, 2016
 
The Master and Margarita
4.32
In the beginning I was convinced this would be one of my new favorite books (esp with the Faust basis) but as I kept reading I found it to be trite an ...more
not set
Jun 03, 2009
 
Crafting the Character ARC
4.61
it was amazing
I've been looking at books on structure because I'm a pantser who realized that an unplanned first draft is a very daunting creature. I don't really " ...more
Aug 04, 2016
Jul 30, 2016
 
A Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic, #2)
4.34
really liked it
Ending redeemed most of the book, but did it really need to take that long to get to the juicy plot? I love all the characters (I am Kell like 100%) b ...more
Jun 20, 2016
May 16, 2016
 
The Young Elites (The Young Elites, #1)
3.93
liked it
Hmm, I wasn't a fan of the ending because the author killed off the only character I found interesting. But it made things worse for the plot, so that ...more
Aug 13, 2016
Aug 08, 2016
 
Several Short Sentences About Writing
4.15
it was amazing
This book changed how I think about writing. I now see the value in thinking on a sentence level. Why not be clear and contentious the first time? I a ...more
Jul 27, 2016
Jul 23, 2016
 
The Elements of Style
4.19
really liked it
A good little guide to remind you of the solid basics. I really wish I'd read this a lot sooner.
Jun 28, 2016
Jun 23, 2016
 
How to Fix Your Novel
4.66
it was amazing
Helped me get my beginning ish straight.
Aug 02, 2016
Aug 01, 2016
 
Rogues
3.86
Few thoughts on each of the stories **spoilers**

Tough Times All Over - 3/5 - Really enjoyed the world of Sipani and the characters were quite original
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not set
Jul 21, 2014
 
The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for Young Writers
4.00
Now I remember why I neglected to read this when it was assigned :p
Incredibly cumbersome reading--his points are buried under piles of examples and ot
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not set
Jun 14, 2016
 
The Book of Nightmares
4.24
it was amazing
This is easily one of my favorite poetry books. I loved his use of imagery and the way he used reoccurring themes without being repetitive.
May 18, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
 
Steel Maiden (Divided Realms, #1)
3.57
None
not set
Aug 12, 2016
 
Waiting for Godot / En attendant Godot: A Bilingual Edition
3.81
it was amazing
None
Mar 06, 2011
May 15, 2009
 
The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
None
May 07, 2012
May 15, 2009
 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
4.06
None
not set
May 18, 2009
 
Le Petit Prince
4.28
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not set
May 18, 2009
 
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
4.30
it was amazing
None
Jul 08, 2009
May 18, 2009
 
The Alchemist
3.82
really liked it
None
Aug 2009
May 19, 2009
 
Don Quixote
3.85
None
not set
May 19, 2009
 
The Prose Edda
4.16
liked it
None
Aug 11, 2009
May 19, 2009
 
Journey to the End of the Night
4.25
None
not set
May 25, 2009
 
A Farewell to Arms
3.79
None
not set
May 25, 2009
 
The Magic Mountain
4.14
it was amazing
None
Jul 17, 2010
May 26, 2009
 
The Odyssey
3.72
really liked it
None
Nov 18, 2009
May 26, 2009
 
Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man: The Early Years
3.89
None
not set
May 30, 2009
 
The Fall
4.05
liked it
None
Aug 07, 2011
Jun 03, 2009
 
Les Misérables
4.14
it was amazing
None
Apr 2009
May 15, 2009
 
Doctor Faustus (Signet Classics)
3.79
really liked it
None
Jun 23, 2009
Jun 06, 2009
 
Gulliver's Travels
3.55
liked it
None
Sep 14, 2009
Jun 06, 2009
 
Dead Souls
3.98
really liked it
None
Aug 16, 2009
Jun 07, 2009
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