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Reamde
3.96
liked it
I know, I know. When Stephenson writes really smart, I get annoyed while I force myself to finish the book (Quicksilver). When he writes a (sometimes) ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
 
Atlas of Remote Islands
4.24
it was amazing
I would give this book 10 stars if I could. I wish it was twice as long. It has a beautiful introduction full of thoughts on travel and what it is tha ...more
Aug 11, 2011
Dec 21, 2010
 
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
it was amazing
Incredibly good. So good, I'm going to have to stop saying I don't enjoy fantasy. The storytelling, the characters, the pacing, all just very well don ...more
Jan 11, 2011
Dec 31, 2010
 
Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1)
4.31
really liked it
This book is such great fun that I found myself making up reasons to listen to the audio book (I recommend 2x speed, as much as I love Wil Wheaton's n ...more
Sep 03, 2011
Aug 12, 2011
 
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
3.97
really liked it
Lonely... ostracized... marginalized... oppressed... Carson McCullers provides insight to all of these conditions. It must have been remarkable when i ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Jul 28, 2011
 
1Q84
3.89
it was amazing
This is my favorite of the Murakami books I've read (and I've read about half). Where I sometimes feel distant from or frustrated with his characters, ...more
Dec 14, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
The Buddha in the Attic
3.60
it was ok
When I first read the Kindle preview of this, I decided I probably wouldn't like it because it felt like a "book club book," meaning a little light fo ...more
Dec 22, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
 
Ulysses
3.74
really liked it
I have wanted to read Ulysses for years, and couldn't make it past a few pages. Anything I wanted to read, I had to read out loud to understand. I fin ...more
Sep 16, 2011
Aug 04, 2011
 
Palimpsest
3.66
it was amazing
Anything I say about this book just will not do it justice. It can't describe how I found myself holding my breath at writing that felt so intimate, a ...more
Jul 11, 2010
Jul 01, 2010
 
The Night Circus
4.04
it was amazing
This is one book where you can believe the hype. I planned to wait a while before reading it, but when I found it was read by Jim Dale I downloaded th ...more
Sep 24, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
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