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Dead or Alive (Jack Ryan Universe, #13)
3.80
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Worst Tom Clancy book ever.
This book is the latest in the Jack Ryan series. Ryan is contemplating a return to the White House and do
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Jan 13, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
 
I Want to Go Home
4.47
it was amazing
One of my all time favorite books. Still makes me laugh out loud.
Rudy Miller is a gifted natural athlete, but hates sports. He is also cynical, sarca
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Dec 25, 2008
Dec 26, 2008
 
A Wizard Abroad (Young Wizards, #4)
4.00
really liked it
A good book, but a bit dense. I understand that Duane wanted to use Ireland as the backdrop of one of her novels, she lives there afterall. But if I, ...more
Jul 08, 2008
Jul 08, 2008
 
The Name of the Rose
4.11
really liked it
I really struggled with this one. If I could I would have given it 3 1/2 stars. The story is very good. The writing style of having the narrator telli ...more
Feb 09, 2009
Dec 22, 2008
 
Contact
4.12
really liked it
One of those books where the movie is almost as good. In some ways, the movie is better. Carl Sagan is a bit of a poet and philosopher, but this is hi ...more
Sep 03, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
 
The Silence of the Lambs
4.16
really liked it
I'm not sure if I liked this book as much as I did because I liked the movie or because the book is that good on its own. It is remarkably close to th ...more
Sep 13, 2017
Sep 13, 2017
 
The Secret History of Twin Peaks
3.94
it was amazing
A must read for the Twin Peaks fan. Completely boring and confusing for anyone that has never watched the show. Previous reviewers have commented on t ...more
Dec 08, 2016
Dec 08, 2016
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
Best mystery I've ever read.
The author manages to combine multiple story lines and bounce back and forth between them without appearing chopped up, c
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Jun 13, 2010
Sep 05, 2009
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.58
really liked it
A high school romance novel with a fantasy twist. Bella is an intelligent girl in her junior year of high school. She has voluntarily moved in with he ...more
Sep 16, 2008
Apr 17, 2008
 
Cataclysms on the Columbia
3.95
really liked it
We picked this book up at the gift shop at Multnomah Falls about 13 years ago and it has languished on my bookshelf ever since. I finally picked it up ...more
Sep 19, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
 
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
3.67
really liked it
Not as good as the Da Vinci Code. This one not only focuses on conspiracy theories and ancient secrets, but on esoteric beliefs in ancient mysteries t ...more
Jun 18, 2010
Jun 20, 2010
 
206 Bones (Temperance Brennan, #12)
3.92
liked it
Not one of the better stories of the Kathy Reichs books I've read. There are lots of cases and some of them come together to form a cohesive story, an ...more
Apr 22, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
 
Watership Down (Watership Down, #1)
4.06
it was amazing
A great book if you've never read it. It's about a group that has to leave home to avoid an unknown future catastrophe. They set out across unfamiliar ...more
Jun 27, 2009
Jun 24, 2009
 
Something Fishy at Macdonald Hall (MacDonald Hall, #7)
4.05
really liked it
Another Bruno and Boots. Not quite as good as I remember, but it has been a few decades since I read one of these. This one was written much later tha ...more
Jan 20, 2011
Jan 21, 2011
 
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
4.07
really liked it
A decent fix for those suffering from Harry Potter withdrawl. An interesting take on fairy tales from a magical perspective.
Dec 30, 2008
Dec 29, 2008
 
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
4.08
it was amazing
Fantastic book, great ending. He manages to take traditional judeo christian religious myth and turn it on its head. Up is down, and bad is good. I'm ...more
Feb 21, 2008
Feb 21, 2008
 
The Sum of All Fears (Jack Ryan, #6)
4.00
really liked it
Reread an old favorite when I was in the hospital.
Apr 04, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
 
The Arctic Incident (Artemis Fowl, #2)
3.95
liked it
Not as good as the first book. But got better as it went.
Sep 02, 2009
Sep 01, 2009
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.11
really liked it
A good book. Suffers from the common problem of the middle book in a trilogy. It exists primarily to move the story along. An important character is i ...more
Feb 15, 2008
Feb 13, 2008
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.95
it was amazing
Loved it! Pullman's writing is incredible and the world that he creates is magical. The characters are real and flawed. I can see how some circles obj ...more
Jul 23, 2009
Feb 08, 2008
 
High Wizardry (Young Wizards, #3)
4.03
really liked it
**spoiler alert** My only complaint with this book is that Duane seemed to concentrate far more on the science and technical jargon than on the story ...more
Jun 26, 2008
Jun 25, 2008
 
Patriot Games (Jack Ryan, #1)
4.12
really liked it
Re-reading a favorite. I have read this book almost a dozen times. I wanted a book on cd so I gave it another whirl. The narrator, Michael Prichard, m ...more
Sep 28, 2008
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Sep 30, 2008
 
So You Want to Be a Wizard (Young Wizards, #1)
3.81
it was amazing
I just had to re-read it. And it was just as good as I remember. A book about 2 kids who realize they have what it takes to be wizards and save the un ...more
Jun 18, 2008
Jun 17, 2008
 
You Suck (A Love Story, #2)
3.82
really liked it
Uhhhmmmm, yeah. Not as good as the first one, but funny, perverted, twisted, and sick. Classic Moore.
May 10, 2010
Aug 06, 2008
 
On a Pale Horse (Incarnations of Immortality, #1)
4.13
liked it
None
Feb 12, 2013
Feb 12, 2013
 
Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 4 (Fullmetal Alchemist, #4)
4.55
it was amazing
None
Mar 23, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
 
Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 3 (Fullmetal Alchemist, #3)
4.56
it was amazing
None
Mar 23, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
 
Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 5 (Fullmetal Alchemist, #5)
4.56
it was amazing
None
Mar 23, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
 
Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 6 (Fullmetal Alchemist, #6)
4.57
it was amazing
None
Mar 23, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
 
Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 7 (Fullmetal Alchemist, #7)
4.57
it was amazing
None
Mar 23, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
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