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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
really liked it
Nominally a "Young Adult" novel, The Hunger Games doesn't deserve to be consigned to that shelf (nor has it, really) -- it certainly deals with more m ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.45
really liked it
A surprisingly gripping tour through a fully-realized world. Martin manages to drop us into a world of complicated and constantly shifting alliance wi ...more
Aug 09, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
liked it
A somewhat disappointing conclusion to an excellent trilogy. Perhaps this is just the result of Collins having to tie everything up; being forced to m ...more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
4.37
it was amazing
There's not a lot to be said about the Hitchhiker's Guide "trilogy" that hasn't already been said. If you have a sense of humor, if you enjoy the absu ...more
not set
not set
Aug 26, 2011
not set
Aug 06, 2011
 
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
4.31
liked it
In a word, frustrating. "Dance" lives up to half of its name, and not the "Dragons" half; lots of moving around in circles, not a lot of getting from ...more
Dec 02, 2011
Nov 02, 2011
 
The Spy Who Came In from the Cold
4.06
it was amazing
Why did I wait so long to start reading le Carre? I can't answer that question; I can only regret that I didn't start until now.

Alec Leamas is a well-
...more
Mar 11, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
 
That is All
4.03
it was amazing
In his conclusion to the "Complete World Knowledge" trilogy, Hodgman creates a work of dark comedy of the highest order. Mixed in among Hodgman's whim ...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
 
Henry and Clara
3.52
it was ok
Henry Rathbone and Clara Harris were the understudies, if you will, for Ulysses S. Grant and his wife on the night that Abraham Lincoln was assassinat ...more
Feb 28, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
 
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
4.10
liked it
Here, it begins to feel like George R.R. Martin is coming to grips with the fact that he has constructed a massive edifice of a story, and needs to fi ...more
Nov 02, 2011
Oct 01, 2011
 
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
4.54
really liked it
The best of the series so far. Having spent the first two books setting up the pieces, Martin begins the game in earnest in the third book of the seri ...more
Sep 26, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
 
Too Close to Miss (Mara Cunningham Series, #1)
3.51
it was amazing
A fast-moving noir thriller with style to spare. Mara Cunningham is an appealing protagonist, who manages to keep her head even when she's in way over ...more
Dec 08, 2011
Dec 02, 2011
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.30
really liked it
Better than the first book, in my opinion. At the end of the day, the Hunger Games as a fictional institution are only as interesting as the society t ...more
Jan 02, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
The Alienist (Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, #1)
4.05
liked it
None
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
4.40
really liked it
None
Aug 28, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
 
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
4.04
it was amazing
None
Mar 22, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
 
Let the Great World Spin
3.93
it was amazing
None
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 02, 2013
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