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An Ideal Husband
4.04
it was ok
The storyline is good, but the repeated statements of why women's goals in life are to serve their husbands put me off. At the very least, in the end, ...more
Sep 03, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
 
A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time, #14)
4.51
it was amazing
Though I wish some things could have gone differently, this book was a spectacular ending. But overall, this book was well worth the wait. It's sad ...more
Oct 23, 2013
Jul 25, 2012
 
Still Alice
4.31
it was amazing
A deeply intriguing depiction of the process of losing one of the most vital aspects of ourselves - the mind.

As difficult as the task of being able to
...more
Sep 18, 2013
Sep 02, 2012
 
Cry, the Beloved Country
3.89
it was amazing
This book is not what I would normally read, and it is written in a style I would not normally enjoy, however in this case I must day that the soul of ...more
Feb 14, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
 
رفة جناح
4.00
liked it
Well this was a confusing read.

The author had some of the best quotes I've read, and some of the not so good.
(I think you need to be very good in
...more
Dec 31, 2013
Dec 25, 2013
 
Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World
4.11
really liked it
This books makes the case for ethics outside of the context of God and religion. Something to be commended. While ethics and morality are a central ...more
Apr 22, 2015
Apr 14, 2015
 
How To Deliver A TED Talk: Secrets Of The World's Most Inspiring Presentations
3.89
it was amazing
A must read if you ever need to speak in front of an audience, or you need to help someone do the same.
Jun 16, 2015
May 27, 2014
 
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
3.94
liked it
Somehow, I expected the book to be much better than this.

It's almost clear that this book's intended audience are children, which was why finding
...more
Sep 23, 2013
Jul 25, 2012
 
The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century
3.67
really liked it
The first part of the book, dealing with the near future, provides an interesting analysis and some intriguing theories of what's in store for the US ...more
May 09, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
 
My Accidental Jihad
3.50
it was ok
Overall, the writing style was extremely good. I rarely felt bored, or that I couldn't continue.

However, I couldn't relate to any of the characters in
...more
May 09, 2014
May 06, 2014
 
Outliers: The Story of Success
4.15
liked it
I'm not sure what to say about this. I would recommend this for others to read. It has some interesting concepts. However, the authors racial ...more
Nov 05, 2014
Jan 28, 2012
 
Men Explain Things to Me
3.90
liked it
Not a book I particularly enjoyed reading, or that I felt gave any new insight about the subject.

Some of the statistics cited were interesting to
...more
Jun 23, 2018
Jul 07, 2017
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.90
liked it
I'm not sure how to feel about this. There's a bonus two stars for the Lord of the Rings references, which I promptly removed when I noticed those ...more
May 14, 2015
Apr 06, 2015
 
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality
4.39
really liked it
Wow. Just wow. This is the second epic Harry Potter fan-fiction that I've read. Both are much more enjoyable than Rowling's original (though also ...more
Nov 11, 2015
Nov 05, 2014
 
The Night Before Christmas
4.37
really liked it
A Christmas Classic: short;, concise, fun to read, and accurately conveys the Christmas spirit.

The edition I read was actually called "A Visit From
...more
Dec 31, 2013
Dec 31, 2013
 
More Than You Know
3.80
it was ok
A novel that deals with loss and the life after.

For me personally, it had a few glaring issues.
One of which is the fact the sense of loss was never
...more
Jul 17, 2014
May 17, 2014
 
Safe Haven
4.21
it was ok
The book was OK, though it certainly wasn't Sparks at his best.

I particularly enjoyed the depiction of the unstable state of one of the characters
...more
Dec 30, 2013
Dec 03, 2013
 
A Walk to Remember
4.17
it was amazing
I was wondering how best to describe this book, and strangely enough, beautiful seems to be the most appropriate. In this short read, you can sense ...more
Dec 25, 2013
Dec 02, 2013
 
Edge of Tomorrow
4.06
it was amazing
Easy to read and finish in a day. Doesn't get boring. Keeps you wanting to read more. A nice change.
Jun 14, 2015
Jun 14, 2015
 
Macbeth: A Novel
3.86
it was amazing
Listening to this in audio format really brings it to life. Overall, I believe this novel remake of Shakespeare's tragedy was able to hold its own ...more
Apr 05, 2015
Jan 18, 2015
 
Matilda
4.31
really liked it
Lost stars for:
- Lots of violence against children in a children's book

Got extra stars for:
- Bringing back so many memories.
- Not having an old guy
...more
Dec 31, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
 
The Last Song
4.15
it was amazing
Amazing.

Clichéd, and meant to pique your emotions. But it certainly does so.

It's great for those moments when you need to feel sadness and joy. When
...more
Nov 07, 2015
Nov 15, 2014
 
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
3.85
liked it
Not bad. Had some funny moments. It would've probably helped if I'd heard of the author before I started reading. As it is mostly aimed at her fans I ...more
May 24, 2014
May 17, 2014
 
97 Things Every Programmer Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts
3.67
really liked it
Quick and easy read. Has lots of tidbits that are common sense or common practice, and some that are not. All of them worked for someone in a specific ...more
Dec 09, 2015
Nov 15, 2014
 
Harry Putter and the Chamber of Cheesecakes
2.88
did not like it
Complete rubbish.
Aug 27, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead
4.16
None
not set
Nov 28, 2014
 
Black Holes & Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy
4.18
None
not set
Sep 03, 2012
 
The Silence of the Lambs  (Hannibal Lecter, #2)
4.19
None
not set
Jan 31, 2013
 
White Sister (Shane Scully, #6)
3.79
None
not set
Aug 03, 2011
 
The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
4.12
None
not set
Sep 21, 2013
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