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Against All Things Ending  (The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant #3)
it was amazing
Make no mistake: among all the Thomas Covenant books (of which this is the 9th, and one more to come ~2013), this is the most difficult to read. Not f ...more
Nov 03, 2010
Oct 21, 2010
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
it was amazing
***Very minor spoilers***

The last few years I've been shunning, not just fantasy, but genre fiction in general.

I promise there's a point to this.

Aug 06, 2017
Aug 06, 2017
Bag of Bones
liked it
As I was reading the first half of Bag of Bones, two thoughts continued to surface: "King sure likes to tell me what's going to happen later," and "th ...more
Sep 24, 2015
Sep 25, 2015
The Power
it was amazing
The first few pages of this book show the kind of condescending sexism we've seen hundreds of times before, from TV shows like Mad Men to our current ...more
Nov 16, 2017
Nov 10, 2017
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
it was amazing
I'll be honest, I've pretty much given up on epic fantasy over the last few years. Too much of it is not only trite and clichéd, but the characters ar ...more
Jun 16, 2014
May 23, 2014
A Head Full of Ghosts
it was amazing
Some wounds you recover from. Some cause you pain for the rest of your life. Likewise, Paul Tremblay's novel of teenage angst, depression, and terror ...more
Nov 17, 2015
Nov 12, 2015
Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1)
really liked it
This is a difficult review to write, because my thoughts on the book aren't too clear.

On the one hand, I appreciate the complexity of the story and th
Aug 07, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
My Beloved World
really liked it
Thoughtful and inspiring

I had never known much about Sonia Sotomayor other than her position on the Supreme Court. Reading her memoirs though, it's im
not set
Apr 09, 2014
Mob Rules: What the Mafia Can Teach the Legitimate Businessman
liked it
I don't read a lot of business or management books, so I don't know if this is normal for the genre, but this seems to be business lessons for the twi ...more
Aug 10, 2011
Aug 12, 2011
The Shining
it was amazing
A terrifying thrill

Stephen King's novels are amazing, in spite of the various cheesy movies they have been made into, because of his ability to pull u
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 11, 2014
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