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The Empty Throne (The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories #8)
4.37
really liked it
None
Dec 21, 2015
Dec 24, 2015
 
The Kite Runner
4.27
None
not set
Jul 31, 2015
 
All the Light We Cannot See
4.32
it was amazing
None
Jul 06, 2015
Jun 24, 2015
 
Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell, #2)
4.27
really liked it
None
Jun 23, 2015
Jun 11, 2015
 
Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
3.85
it was amazing
None
Jul 31, 2015
May 21, 2015
 
The Nightingale
4.55
None
not set
Feb 01, 2015
 
The Lie
3.54
it was amazing
None
Aug 17, 2014
Jun 25, 2014
 
Natchez Burning (Penn Cage #4)
4.13
None
not set
Jun 07, 2014
 
Violin Hunter
4.23
None
not set
Aug 02, 2013
 
How to Read Literature
3.64
None
not set
Jul 19, 2013
 
Year Zero
3.61
None
not set
Jun 24, 2013
 
Almost Home
3.70
None
not set
Mar 01, 2009
 
Il cielo rubato
3.39
None
not set
Jun 25, 2009
 
The Caves of Perigord
3.87
it was amazing
None
not set
Jun 20, 2013
 
White Shanghai: A Novel of the Roaring Twenties in China
3.83
None
not set
Mar 12, 2013
 
The Hummingbird's Daughter
4.16
recommended by Jan Marston
not set
May 28, 2007
 
Ten Days in the Hills
2.50
inspired by the Decameron
not set
Jun 09, 2007
 
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears
3.65
"novel of hope and loss" in T-D; Ethiopian immigrant in DC
not set
Feb 10, 2008
 
Pattern Recognition (Blue Ant, #1)
3.86
really liked it
Gibson creates a fascinating world in this book: modern, digital. The atmosphere is haunting.
Jan 2006
May 28, 2007
 
The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1)
4.30
Epic of medieval England. Follow-up is recently-released "World Without End" about Black Death. Featured on CBS Sunday Morning. May be trite but shoul ...more
not set
Oct 13, 2007
 
Pictures from an Institution
3.59
I ran across a reference to this book, Jarrell's only novel. The reference said that it's a campus satire, but it's apparently too obscure to have mad ...more
not set
Jul 28, 2007
 
Rhett Butler's People
3.73
"Gone with the Wind" from Rhett's point of view. A version approved by the Margaret Mitchell estate. Excellent reviews here in the Confederacy.
not set
Dec 01, 2007
 
The Race for Paris
3.65
it was amazing
This is fiction but with solid research behind it. The plot is much less interesting than the development of the main characters and the very vivid de ...more
Sep 13, 2015
Sep 13, 2015
 
Atonement
3.88
it was ok
(This was meant to be a review but ended up as a comment, so I'm re-posting.)

A departmental colleague and I were reading this over winter break. Both
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not set
Dec 16, 2007
 
The Trial of Elizabeth Cree
3.71
Recommended by Ed.
not set
Mar 11, 2008
 
The Penelopiad
3.67
really liked it
This slight book is a pleasure. I learned of it through TwitterLit, which sends out the first sentence of books. The first sentence of this one--"Now ...more
Mar 2008
Feb 10, 2008
 
Amsterdam
3.41
really liked it
Molly Lane has died after a rapid descent into dementia. We meet three of her lovers and her husband outside the crematorium. Their fates are entwined ...more
not set
Jul 04, 2008