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The Serpent's Tale (Mistress of the Art of Death, #2)
3.94
it was ok
This is an okay historial murder-myster-whodunit. The main problem is with the main character; I never liked her. She also has problems with what she ...more
not set
Aug 28, 2008
 
The Book of Air and Shadows
3.37
did not like it
I usually try to give each book the first one hundred pages before deciding to quit. If it hasn't hooked me by then, it's doubtful it'll hook me any t ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 06, 2007
 
The Reincarnationist (Reincarnationist, #1)
3.43
liked it
A pretty good read until the end. A young man is tormented by visions of what seems to be a previous life. When he's drawn to a dig in Rome that turns ...more
Feb 05, 2008
Dec 09, 2007
 
The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History
4.04
it was amazing
This entire line of books is incredibly good, chocked full of information you usually don't find in history books or classes, giving new light to "acc ...more
Jul 2006
Dec 06, 2007
 
The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature
3.76
it was amazing
This entire line of books is incredibly good, chocked full of information you usually don't find in history books or classes, giving new light to "acc ...more
May 2007
Dec 06, 2007
 
The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever
4.02
did not like it
Some thoughts from reading snippets of this tome for my job . . .

1. At 500 pages and a few pounds, this is anything but "portable"
2. For people who do
...more
not set
Jun 03, 2009
 
Hot Blooded (New Orleans #1)
4.00
it was ok
Not a bad murder-mystery plot, but I had it figured out pretty early on. This book is rife with typos, which just ruins it when you run across a word ...more
not set
Apr 09, 2010
 
In His Image (The Christ Clone Trilogy, #1)
3.91
it was ok
After a promising start detailing the 1970s scientific exploration of the Shroud of Turin, this book devolves into what seems to random episodes scatt ...more
not set
Oct 20, 2008
 
Death Star (Star Wars)
3.83
it was ok
Star Wars books have increasingly become more sci-fi than sci-fantasy, going into more detail about the technical aspects of the universe than focusin ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 06, 2007
 
The Complete Phantom of the Opera
4.29
really liked it
A very nice, compact look at the origins of the novel and its subsequent forays into film and musicals, with focus on the Andrew Lloyd Weber version. ...more
not set
Mar 15, 2010
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