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Quantum Evolution - How Physics` Weirdest Theory Explains Life`s Biggest Mystery (Norton Paperback)
3.90
it was amazing
This book is fucking amazing.

Granted it took me a ridiculous amount of time to read it. But I promise that wasn't because it was bad. It was just so p
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Mar 24, 2013
Jul 15, 2012
 
Thinking, Fast and Slow
4.10
really liked it
This was a really interesting book. Thinking Fast and Slow is the culmination of years of Daniel Kahneman’s research into the nature of human decision ...more
Mar 09, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
4.30
it was amazing
A couple weeks ago I was browsing my extensive “to read” list at the Lexington Public Library, where I work. As I was looking, my co-worker saw Ender’ ...more
Dec 30, 2011
Jan 22, 2012
 
King of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #2)
4.20
it was amazing
Just as awesome as the first...Mark Lawrence is clearly a genius.

I don't want to give away any spoilers, and I know if I let myself start rambling abo
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Sep 13, 2012
Aug 28, 2012
 
Storm of Arranon (Storm of Arranon, #1)
3.84
really liked it
At first glance, I really loved the look of this book. The cover is a bit cluttered, but the typography of the title is beautiful and the description ...more
May 14, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
A War of Gifts (Ender's Saga, #1.1)
3.66
really liked it
I grabbed this book at the airport looking for something to read on a two hour flight, and it was perfect!

First, let me warn you; if you haven't read
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Mar 31, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
 
The Monstrous Regiment
3.67
really liked it
The Monstrous Regiment is a story of the far future. Long ago, the planet Artemis was colonized by a small group of feminists and male supporters who ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Feb 08, 2012
 
Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Saga, #2)
4.05
really liked it
I’ll say up front, I was very close to giving Speaker for the Dead five stars as well. It was a very good book. It just didn’t quite have the jarring ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
 
The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles, #2)
4.21
really liked it
Well, Sadie and Carter continue the adventure in this second book, and if you liked the first one, you'll like this one.

At the beginning, you'll notic
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Aug 02, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
Fire Baptized (Santeria Habitat, #1)
3.76
liked it
Ever since I read the description of this book I was really excited to start reading. Was I disappointed? Not really. Was I surprised? A little.

This b
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Feb 10, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
 
Xenocide (Ender's Saga, #3)
3.78
it was amazing
The first thing I noticed about Xenocide, book three in the series, is that it was much longer than the first two. Almost twice as long actually. As a ...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
 
The Night Circus
4.04
really liked it
So...

I did really like this book. I didn't really expect to. I had to read it because I work at the library in Lexington, KY, and 1 book 1 bluegrass c
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Mar 31, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
 
Songlines
4.10
really liked it
This is a chapbook of poetry. It is a short and fast read with 21 poems over 27 pages.

To be honest, I wasn't sure I was going to like it as I read th
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Feb 17, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles, #1)
4.07
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** This was a really fun book! It's set up as a tape recording. Two kids are recording their adventures on a tape and supposedly sent i ...more
Jul 29, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
 
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
4.18
really liked it
This is a great premise for a book, and I can't wait to read the sequel! Plenty of emotional complexity and character development here. I especially f ...more
Dec 28, 2013
Sep 29, 2012
 
The Little White Horse
4.10
liked it
This book was nothing like I expected. I saw the movie, the Secret of Moonacre, first, and since it was a relatively recent movie, I hadn't realized t ...more
Dec 2012
Nov 16, 2012
 
You Mean, Besides the Cancer? A Caregiver's Journey
4.60
really liked it
This is truly a unique book, and despite a few personal misgivings, I’m honored to be a part of revealing it to the public.

“You Mean, Besides the Canc
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Apr 09, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
A Magic of Twilight (The Nessantico Cycle, #1)
3.49
liked it
This book has me torn.

The writing is very, very good. As far as writing syle, imagination, tying things together, S.L. Farrell has lived up to the Clo
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Jul 17, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
George's Secret Key to the Universe
3.97
it was amazing
This book was pretty awesome. I would have loved it as a little kid. George is the child of environmentalists who refuse to use any sort of technology ...more
Feb 06, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
This book was really fascinating, really well written, and full of emotion. It was slower for me, but not because it ever got boring. It was just a st ...more
Nov 27, 2013
Nov 01, 2013
 
Angels, Delirium, Liberty
3.33
really liked it
I’ve been waiting to write this review because when I finished the book, I was still so flabbergasted that I wasn’t quite sure what to say. Well, I ca ...more
Jul 21, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
 
King of Clubs - The Great Golf Marathon of 1938
3.77
really liked it
I received an Advance Reader Copy (ARC) of this book from the author or publisher free of charge in exchange for an honest review. This review may be ...more
Mar 10, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
Lioness Rampant (Song of the Lioness, #4)
4.29
really liked it
Okay, I've finished the series, and my comments haven't changed.

The story was great, I absolutely loved the characters, but Tamora Pierce's writing st
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Dec 04, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.23
really liked it
Kind of a slow start, but AWESOME once it got going. Can't wait to start Insurgent!
Apr 02, 2014
Aug 20, 2013
 
The Woman Who Rides Like a Man (Song of the Lioness, #3)
4.21
really liked it
Better than the second one, just as good as the first. It was cool to explore the Bazhir culture more, although the author doesn't seem to care much f ...more
Dec 03, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
 
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1)
3.94
liked it
This book was a really fast and fun read, but not exactly intellectually stimulating. The writing is almost laughably formal or forced sometimes, espe ...more
Dec 18, 2012
Jun 22, 2011
 
Children of the Mind (Ender's Saga, #4)
3.74
really liked it
Well this is it…the end of a spectacular series that I started on a random chance choice off a 100 book long “to read” list. To read my reviews of the ...more
Mar 20, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
 
The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, #3)
3.77
it was amazing
Holy hell. This book was non-stop action from beginning to end, with plenty of twists. I read it in 2 or 3 long sessions, and I only quit reading when ...more
Apr 05, 2013
Oct 21, 2012
 
Dust Girl (The American Fairy, #1)
3.47
it was amazing
Well, it’s nine o’clock PM, and I had a whole list of things to do today. But I woke up a bit earlier than I planned, so I thought, “hey, let’s read a ...more
Jun 30, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
 
My Side of the Mountain/On the Far Side of the Mountain
4.19
really liked it
My sister pointed this book out to me at Half Price Books and told me she had to read it for school back in the day and it was really good.

She was ri
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May 03, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
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