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Fear of the Collar: The True Story of the Boy They Couldn't Break
3.85
it was ok
hmmm, I've read several books dealing with similar matters. I found this to be not as well written as some others, but I guess this is autobiographica ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Little Children
3.61
really liked it
Wow. Perrotta managed to weave together very real, very human characters in a very normal setting and make thier lives so interesting and so important ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Hotel de Dream
3.55
I thought the book was quite well written and the plot was interesting. The idea that a person can be so fascinated and consumed by another human bein ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Revolutionary Road
3.90
After reading this book, I am at once excited and scared of the future. There is so much out there and yet one can fall so easily into the trappings o ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
The Black Jewels Trilogy: Daughter of the Blood, Heir to the Shadows, Queen of the Darkness (The Black Jewels, #1-3)
4.39
Oh, this was one of the most pleasant surprises. I hadn't found a lot of info about this book prior to reading it to keep ita surprise so it was very ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
The Abstinence Teacher
3.24
I thought this book was really good. It flowed easily and you were sucked into the story from very early on. Having a love for football myself, it was ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
The Bell Jar
3.98
The way Sylvia Plath was able to convey all those feelings of depression and spiralling downwards is amazing. Not only did it feel terribly realistic, ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
The Moment You Were Gone
3.40
this book was quite hard to get into. It took me a few weeks of picking it up, putting it down etc etc to actually get to the main story.

I guess once
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1)
3.86
Exciting adventure of a book and an interesting theory. Add art and religion history (how much of it is true, I don't know but it's a good starting po ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.05
This book was more interesting in that it allowed others a glimpse of what it could have been like to live as a woman in China back in the days. I did ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
God's Own Country
3.47
Very interesting book, I must confess that it was a bit harder to read due to the slang involved, but within context, you could figure it out.



It was a
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Butterfly
3.23
this was interesting in that it was a very honest portrayal of a young teen growing up. The way the world centres around what the protagonist sees, ho ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Candy
4.07
I didn't know this was a book - I watched the movie before so it was a pleasant surprise to find the book. Obviously, the book was more detailed than ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
The Gypsy Madonna
3.71
This was quite a good story. The protagonist's life is interesting and the hidden pasts the adults in his childhood held were character building. I li ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Deception Point
3.67
considering this isn't the first dan brown I've read, I've got to be a little ashamed of myself for not seeing the ending coming. While an interesting ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Spain by the Horns: A Journey to the Heart of a Culture
3.15
It started off promising, full of funny and interesting ideas only for it to sort of run short, much like the protagonist's aim in the book. Still, it ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
The Winds of Heaven
3.78
It was nice to read a book in which I knew the places. And it was also nice to see these issues dealt with, but it was slightly predictable. Still, it ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Creation in Death (In Death, #25)
4.35
really liked it
Better than most of her other "in death" series mainly because it linked up with a past case. That allowed a part of Eve and the team to shine through ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Strangers in Death (In Death, #26)
4.29
Another great and exciting story. I liked the plot and the characterisation is well, as usual, amusing and interesting. If you already are hooked into ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Broken Angels (Jessica Balzano & Kevin Byrne, #3)
4.00
wasn't as good as the others, but I enjoyed the inventive plot. Being very intrigued in fairy tales, their histories and their meaning, I really liked ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Transgenders and Intersexuals: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Couldn't Think of the Question: A Resource Book for the General Community
2.00
raises some good issues, but could do more in terms of providing information...
but I guess since it's for the 'general community', it couldn't afford
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Jul 30, 2011
 
The Buenos Aires Broken Hearts Club
3.44
Delightfully refreshing, funny and whilst perhaps a little predictable, still a great, enjoyable read.

Having never been to Buenos Aires, I can't comm
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Belladonna (Ephemera, #2)
3.94
really liked it
beautiful!!! i loved it.

i think Sebastian was better tho, but this one does tie up all hte loose ends from Sebastian... i think there could be more de
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Hidden: Betrayed, Exploited And Forgotten: How One Boy Overcame The Odds
4.36
liked it
not as good as "Damaged" but still, a quick, easy read. Seeing as this actually happened, it is heartwarming to know there are people out there who ar ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Call Me by Your Name
4.17
it was amazing
This was an extremely delightful surprise of a book. I had no idea what it was about when I picked it up, but was very quickly seduced by the way it w ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
The Skin Gods (Jessica Balzano & Kevin Byrne, #2)
3.91
really liked it
first one i've read. decided to read it because i was *not* reading over someone's shoulder on the train when they were reading a book by Richard Mont ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Tangled Webs (The Black Jewels, #6)
4.02
it was amazing
loved it. i hadn't realised how much i missed all the characters =).
it was a bit 'lighter' than her usual but i think it suited the story and the cont
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Brand New Friend
3.71
really liked it
Oh, hilarious! Loved the book, had a nice, happy, easy feel to it. However, I didn't really like how the story ended. As in, I like it, but at the sam ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
The Madman's Tale
3.95
This book was interesting enough and created enough suspense to keep me til the end, so that was a plus. But I felt the ending fell a little short. Th ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Lee Child Collection: Killing Floor, Echo Burning, The Visitor, Tripwire, Die Trying, Without Fail, Persuader, One Shot, The Enemy, The Hard Way, Bad Luck And Trouble (Jack Reacher, #1-11)
4.29
it was amazing
this one is great! one of the better ones (if you can get 'better' ones with Reacher books). i love how it involves all the other people (won't spoil ...more
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Aug 01, 2011
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