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The Children's Book
3.66
really liked it
Based on the life of E. Nesbit, a pioneering author of children's fantasy and adventure stories in the late 1800s and early 1900s, this is one of thos ...more
Sep 05, 2012
Oct 07, 2009
 
What is Not Yours is Not Yours
3.62
For a reader who wants most of all to get lost in a book, the difficulty of reading short story collections is that every several pages she and the au ...more
not set
Apr 27, 2016
 
A Gate at the Stairs
3.14
liked it
The voice and observations are charming, but they do not for a moment feel like those of a 20-year-old girl from a small Midwestern town. A variety of ...more
Sep 18, 2009
Sep 02, 2009
 
A Place of Execution
4.10
liked it
My purely recreational vacation reading this summer. A friend had told me he found the book utterly chilling, but only now do I remember that he is co ...more
Aug 31, 2009
Sep 02, 2009
 
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
3.67
did not like it
Same old DB formula, a bit better done, but in defense of a lot of New Age piffle. It just doesn't come off as well without a good conspiracy.
Sep 15, 2009
Sep 18, 2009
 
Uncivil Society: 1989 and the Implosion of the Communist Establishment
3.81
really liked it
Excellent, lucid and amazingly concise overview of the fall of the Soviet block in Eastern Europe.
Sep 05, 2012
Oct 08, 2009
 
Castle
3.09
I'm sorry I missed this when it first came out. It's distinctive and creepy -- right up my alley.
Sep 05, 2012
Oct 07, 2009
 
Blame
3.34
really liked it
None
Sep 28, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
 
Love in Infant Monkeys
3.44
it was amazing
None
not set
Nov 21, 2009
 
The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Adventures in Narnia
3.79
None
not set
Sep 02, 2009
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