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Conquer The Night (Graham, #2)
did not like it
I recall throwing this book across the room. The "heroine" gets raped by the "hero" and, of course, falls in love with him. His excuse? She said she w ...more
Oct 2003
May 11, 2007
Master of Desire (Brotherhood of the Sword #1)
it was ok
Ok, I HAD to read a book with a title like this. And it was a typical, run-of-the-mill romance. I'd give it one star except for a scene where the hero ...more
May 2007
May 31, 2007
Yes Man
really liked it
I am a fan of Danny Wallace's philosophy on life. I love his humor and his enthusiasm for his "boy projects." This book does not disappoint. He says " ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 23, 2007
Barrio Libre: Criminalizing States and Delinquent Refusals of the New Frontier
really liked it
Rosas’ ethnography follows the Mexican youth who inhabit and terrorize the Barrio Libre (“Free ‘Hood”) on the US-Mexico border. These cholo/as (gangst ...more
Jan 28, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle, #1)
it was amazing
This book, this storytelling is singular in its subtlety. Does this book introduce and follow wizards in a place called Earthsea? Yes. Is this book re ...more
Sep 10, 2017
Sep 10, 2017
Birth in Four Cultures: A Crosscultural Investigation of Childbirth in Yucatan, Holland, Sweden, and the United States
really liked it
You'll never think of a hospital's maternity ward the same again. Brilliant. The cross-cultural analysis is superb and intriguing.
Feb 2005
May 08, 2007
it was ok
The female lead was frustratingly stupid. I didn't like what Rand had to say about gender.
Jan 2007
May 03, 2007
The Raven's Wish (Scottish Clans, #3)
it was ok
The characters I cared about were the cousins, and they didn't get much page-age.
Jan 06, 2011
Jan 09, 2011
Origins Reconsidered: In Search of What Makes Us Human
liked it
Great, easy to read, and full of excellent evolutionary anthropology.
Aug 2005
May 08, 2007
And Then There Were None
really liked it
The best mystery novel of all time.
Jan 1997
May 09, 2007
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