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Your Movie Sucks
3.88
liked it
Roger Ebert's book Your Movie Sucks begins with the story of his reviews of movie Brown Bunny, which he initially panned and later respected. Ebert ex ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 08, 2008
 
Pandemonium
3.82
it was ok
The first half was fairly fun with some amusing turns of phrase. Then it descended from silly into trite, as if what we need is another road trip stor ...more
Aug 05, 2015
Aug 05, 2015
 
Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy (Southern Reach, #1-3)
3.73
it was ok
I'll give it credit for being a compelling read. But in the end, it struck me as Stalker by way of Roadside Picnic (and do I detect a dash of Solaris, ...more
not set
Jul 01, 2015
 
The City & the City
3.91
really liked it
The concept is high, but well achieved. It crashes to an end though, with a flourish or two, but Miéville seems to have decided that he had to wrap it ...more
not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1)
3.85
did not like it
What a gobby turdblossom of a book. I hated myself for reading it. I hated myself double for finishing it (especially in an afternoon).

Cheaper than it
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Aug 2003
Jun 02, 2009
 
The Island of the Day Before
3.43
it was ok
It's slow and dry in an unrewarding way. Very little seems to happen in any of the nested layers of the story. In the end the story is nothing but an ...more
Jan 2001
Aug 08, 2007
 
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana
3.34
Enjoyable so far - it started quicker than I'd expected. Anyone expecting a return to Name of the Rose form hasn't read Island of the Day Before, a tr ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 08, 2007
 
The Apocalypse Codex (Laundry Files, #4)
4.15
really liked it
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Oct 10, 2014
 
Snow Crash
4.02
really liked it
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not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
Microserfs
3.87
really liked it
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not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
Dhalgren
3.79
None
not set
Jun 23, 2017
 
The Jennifer Morgue (Laundry Files, #2)
4.03
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 10, 2014
 
Roadside Picnic
4.21
it was amazing
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not set
Oct 10, 2014
 
The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy
4.21
really liked it
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not set
Oct 10, 2014
 
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
4.08
it was amazing
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not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
4.21
really liked it
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not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
Geek Love
3.98
it was ok
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not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
A Scanner Darkly
4.04
really liked it
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not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.05
it was amazing
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not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
A Prayer for Owen Meany
4.22
did not like it
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not set
Jun 02, 2009
 
The Atrocity Archives (Laundry Files, #1)
3.96
really liked it
None
not set
Oct 10, 2014
 
1984
4.14
liked it
None
not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
4.11
it was amazing
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not set
Jun 02, 2009
 
Kant and the Platypus: Essays
3.77
liked it
None
Jan 2002
Aug 08, 2007
 
Cloud Atlas
4.01
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not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
The Mythical Man-Month, Anniversary Edition: Essays on Software Engineering
4.05
it was amazing
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not set
Oct 10, 2014
 
American Gods (American Gods, #1)
4.11
really liked it
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not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
Animal Farm
3.87
liked it
None
not set
Sep 08, 2012
 
Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel, #1)
4.03
None
not set
Aug 04, 2015
 
Pattern Recognition (Blue Ant, #1)
3.86
really liked it
None
not set
Sep 08, 2012
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