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Apocalypse 2012: A Scientific Investigation into Civilization's End
liked it
This book was hard to give stars to there were points of the book (the first chapter and the last 2 Chapters) I would have given it a 1. As it was I d ...more
Feb 14, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
The Grand Turk: Sultan Mehmet II-Conqueror of Constantinople and Master of an Empire
it was ok
I had hopes for this book as it started out okay. Then I started stumbling across what I passed off as typos, then I realized the author was contradic ...more
Nov 25, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco
liked it
Now I want to go to Marrakesh. Well I have always wanted to go. But I want to go even more so now. Wonderful descriptions of the city and life styles, ...more
Apr 25, 2009
Apr 17, 2009
Waking in Dreamland
liked it
I liked this book. It was more of a young adult Sci-fi. It reminded me of a more advanced / detailed version of Phantom Tollbooth. I loved the dream w ...more
Feb 05, 2009
Feb 02, 2009
Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
really liked it
This was an amazing book. A very quick read, I read it in a day and half. It was both informative and entertaining. It is a typical story of a specifi ...more
Jul 06, 2009
Jul 05, 2009
Draegon Taymerx: Book 1: The Secret of Aejution
it was ok
The story itself has potential. I could personally do with out the 4x4 of Christian theology sprinkled through out the story, at least since it is not ...more
Aug 11, 2009
Aug 10, 2009
The Kings of Innocence
it was ok
Reading through this book I enjoyed the references and comments about places I know from living in the Boston Area. These I found amusing and worth re ...more
Jan 29, 2009
Jan 22, 2009
it was ok
The story has a very good premise. The book is a very fast read. I was extremely disappointed in the ending. It was good build up to a very short and ...more
Feb 09, 2009
Feb 09, 2009
Writing Away: A Creative Guide to Awakening the Journal-Writing Traveler
really liked it
Wonderfully written and entertaining, This address not just travel writing, but Journal writing in general. The stories and comments are witty and amu ...more
Jun 15, 2009
Jun 05, 2009
The Atlantis Legacy (Conrad Yeats Adventure #1-2 omnibus)
liked it
This is two books in 1. The first book I enjoyed greatly. The second book was just okay. Upon reading the preview of the third book, I am not interest ...more
Sep 11, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting
really liked it
an interesting subject, communicating the history of writing as well as different philosophies on the subject, and where it is heading for the future. ...more
Mar 27, 2009
Mar 09, 2009
Eat, Pray, Love
really liked it
I ended up really liking this book. It started out slow, maybe even progressed slow, but the story behind it. The search for oneself, the Trials one f ...more
Apr 16, 2009
Aug 03, 2008
Plenty: One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally
liked it
I am torn with this book. It was good in its discussions on how and what to eat within x radius of where you live. However it also lectured with a 4x4 ...more
Nov 19, 2009
Nov 14, 2009
The Gates of Rome (Emperor, #1)
really liked it
This book started out slow and I wasn't sure I liked it. There were parts of it that were in my opinion too detailed. But over all I found I really en ...more
Apr 27, 2009
Apr 01, 2009
Go Ask Alice
it was ok
A very quick read. I some cases an amusing read. But a very serious read, and one I would recommend any parent have their teenage children read. It is ...more
Jan 10, 2009
Jan 11, 2009
Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1)
liked it
Good Premise. The story was great. I would have preferred it as a story and not a diary. Told from the view point of a 16/17 year old girl. All and al ...more
Aug 08, 2009
Aug 10, 2009
Dracula, Prince of Many Faces: His Life and His Times
liked it
a good read. Some good information about Vlad and his times. Per usual with anything dealing with Vlad, they had to compare and put comments regarding ...more
Dec 08, 2009
Nov 27, 2009
Dune Messiah (Dune Chronicles #2)
really liked it
I will say to some level my hopes for this book were a let down. The world is the same the characters the same, but the story did not hold the same in ...more
May 04, 2009
Mar 17, 2009
The Plot Against America
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book though in places I will warn it did drag. However it communicated well to me several lessons. First how easy our rights her ...more
Dec 21, 2009
Sep 15, 2009
Why I Am So Wise (Great Ideas)
liked it
I have to admit, I understood very little of this. I did however enjoy reading his writing as I always do and look forward to studying it more in dept ...more
May 26, 2009
May 18, 2009
The Watcher in the Woods
liked it
I picked this book up because I saw the movie when I was a kid and remember it kind of being creepy (keep in mind I was like 7) but that I enjoyed it. ...more
Sep 25, 2009
Sep 02, 2009
A Man on the Moon
it was amazing
It took me a while to get through this book, mostly because it is large and I have had limited time. The book itself was amazing. I learned so much ab ...more
Nov 13, 2009
May 19, 2009
Our Final Hour: A Scientist's warning - How Terror, Error, and Environmental Disaster Threaten Humankind's Future in This Century — On Earth and Beyond
really liked it
This was a good book to read behind The World with out us. It covers the many things we as people and scientist can do to destroy the world, and discu ...more
Jun 28, 2009
Jun 05, 2009
Harold and the Purple Crayon
really liked it
I want my own purple crayon
Dec 11, 2009
Dec 12, 2009
The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall
really liked it
This was a good intermediate level view of the Medici and Florance during their time, it did not go into great details of either but hit a medium rang ...more
Dec 30, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
Sex with Kings: 500 Years of Adultery, Power, Rivalry, and Revenge
really liked it
I loved this book. I laughed, read sections to my boyfriend, which made him laugh. I learned history from a different aspect. The only thing I did not ...more
Mar 31, 2009
Jan 19, 2009
The Seeker: A Novel
did not like it
Ugh. I wish I could find something good to say about this books. I can't tell if its her story, his story, Gandhi's story or another person who shows ...more
Jan 26, 2009
Aug 05, 2008
The Complete Idiot's Guide to String Theory
liked it
The book was a good layman's representative of String theory. It is definitely something to read if you want a basic overview and understanding of Str ...more
Jul 21, 2009
Jun 30, 2009
The War of the Worlds
really liked it
As I expected I enjoyed this book greatly. there were a few parts that were slow but I contribute that to a different writing style then I am use to r ...more
Jan 29, 2009
Dec 21, 2008
The Stranger
liked it
interestingly enough this book is not only called the Stranger but is strange in and of itself. I must say I enjoyed reading it, and it is a very quic ...more
Oct 30, 2009
Dec 17, 2008
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