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The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
4.43
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Approximately 22% of my youth was spent reading fantasy fiction. Like many young people, my introduction to fantasy was Tolkien’s ub ...more
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Oct 23, 2009
 
Servant of a Dark God
3.56
really liked it
**spoiler alert** A year ago at this time I had been amidst a five year abstinence from the fantasy genre. I felt the genre was tired, unexceptional, ...more
Oct 21, 2009
Oct 23, 2009
 
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
4.35
it was amazing
Book 2: The Well of Ascension

“The Well of Ascension” deals primarily with young idealist noble Eland Venture and his quest to stabilize the lands he c
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not set
Oct 23, 2009
 
Sandman Slim (Sandman Slim, #1)
3.93
really liked it
Dark and gritty fantasist Richard Kadrey does not re-invent the genre with bad dude magician turned sleuth and hit-man James Stark. Instead Kadrey put ...more
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Oct 25, 2009
 
Rant
3.82
really liked it
**spoiler alert** The story of Rant Casey will likely be the key to Palahniuk’s reality in which he writes. Perhaps like Stephen King’s Darktower seri ...more
not set
Oct 23, 2009
 
The Hero of Ages (Mistborn, #3)
4.46
really liked it
Vin did as the Hero of Ages was supposed to do at the Well of Ascension, but something went wrong.

Prophecy and the unknown dog each step of Eland and
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not set
Oct 23, 2009
 
A Long Way Down
3.41
really liked it
Nick Hornby is a favorite author of mine. There is something so tactile and uncompromising about the themes of his novels that they bleed into one’s t ...more
Oct 27, 2009
Oct 27, 2009
 
Girl, Interrupted
3.90
really liked it
If you have ever known anyone that may have been called crazy by others or themselves; or someone who sought help for mental conditions with ever-chan ...more
Oct 23, 2009
Oct 23, 2009
 
Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
4.04
did not like it
Suspending. Like it was written by a aged 35 virgin who still remembers too well what it was like getting beat up in school.
Jan 06, 2010
Dec 31, 2009
 
Monster
3.82
really liked it
Like a less vulgar Edward Lee. Fun, campy, and light entertainment.
not set
Jun 10, 2010
 
The Elephant Vanishes
3.88
it was amazing
Holy unbelievable. My first book by the author and I am stunned.
not set
Jun 10, 2010
 
Of Human Bondage
4.12
it was amazing
A wonderful, tortured, mesmerizing tale.
not set
Jun 10, 2010
 
One Fine Day In The Middle Of The Night
4.13
really liked it
Funny, whack, and more poignant than you think.
not set
Jun 10, 2010
 
Han Solo at Stars' End (Star Wars: The Han Solo Adventures, #1)
3.45
really liked it
Great Solo fun!
not set
Jun 10, 2010
 
The Sportswriter
3.70
did not like it
"Read" as in read as much I could. Too bored to continue. I cannot relate with the protagonist.
Nov 17, 2009
Nov 01, 2009
 
North of Nowhere (Alex McKnight, #4)
4.02
really liked it
Hamilton continues his brilliant McKnight series. The characters are so rich and atmosphere so deep. Great fun and tight reading.
Nov 17, 2009
Oct 23, 2009
 
About a Boy
3.79
really liked it
Gorgeous and touching and frustrating, Hornby hits the right mix of likability and detectability while revealing a little that we share in common with ...more
Dec 02, 2009
Oct 27, 2009
 
The Prestige
3.88
really liked it
Great Scott! Anyone who loves the movie should certainly read this; it's a whole different experience to the point of almost being a completely differ ...more
not set
Nov 09, 2009
 
Zodiac
3.70
Early, but manic and overly jam-packed with erudite rants. I love that ST was like an eco freedom fighting Terence McKenna
Nov 09, 2009
Oct 23, 2009
 
The Traveler (Fourth Realm, #1)
3.83
really liked it
Fun, paranoid, provocative. Bad ass chick.
not set
Feb 20, 2010
 
The Road
3.95
it was amazing
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Oct 23, 2009
 
The Halfling's Gem (Forgotten Realms: Icewind Dale, #3; Legend of Drizzt, #6)
4.16
liked it
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not set
Oct 23, 2009
 
Ascendance (Corona: The Second DemonWars Saga, #1)
4.04
liked it
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not set
Oct 23, 2009
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.73
it was amazing
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Oct 23, 2009
 
Tales of the Golden Corpse: Tibetan Folk Tales (International Folk Tales)
3.80
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 27, 2009
 
The Charnel Prince (Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, #2)
3.80
liked it
None
not set
Oct 23, 2009
 
Tao Te Ching
4.32
really liked it
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not set
Oct 27, 2009
 
Passage to Dawn (Forgotten Realms: Legacy of the Drow, #4; Legend of Drizzt, #10)
4.07
it was ok
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not set
Oct 23, 2009
 
The Highwayman (Corona: Saga of the First King, #1)
3.97
liked it
None
not set
Oct 23, 2009
 
Don Quixote
3.85
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 23, 2009
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