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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
4.14
it was amazing
The author is a young man my age (I was born in 79 and he was born in 80), who grew up in Sierra Leone where, at the age of 13 he became first a refug ...more
not set
Feb 01, 2011
 
City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)
4.16
liked it
This is a good series, but it is starting to get repetitive. There was a little too much relationship angst in this book for my tastes, but I suppose ...more
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
4.34
really liked it
Overall, this series was good but fell victim to some fantasy cliches (who doesn't?). Well written and fun, with many plot twists, some of which manag ...more
Feb 12, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
4.54
really liked it
Okay. I get what all the hype is about for this series. It's getting good. Although I think I deserve a medal for reading more than 1800 pages of what ...more
not set
Nov 28, 2011
 
The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus's Final Days in Jerusalem
4.17
it was amazing
Non-literalist theologians discuss the last week in Jesus' life in its historical context, and shed some light on other ways of interpreting the meani ...more
not set
Feb 01, 2011
 
Sarah's Key
4.14
liked it
I was underwhelmed by this book. It was good, but not the caliber that I expected. I think my biggest problem was that the two story lines seemed poor ...more
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
A Long Way Down
3.41
really liked it
I remember thinking that this book was utterly brilliant, and wishing I'd thought of the premise myself. Four strangers meet on the top of a tall buil ...more
not set
Feb 01, 2011
 
Lirael (Abhorsen, #2)
4.29
it was ok
The first and third books in this series were great, but I had to force myself to read this one. Way too much whining and not enough action. I didn't ...more
Aug 14, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
4.41
liked it
I'm a huge fan of this genre, but this was still too dry for me. Better than the first though, and I'm glad that Martin doesn't shy away from killing ...more
not set
Nov 28, 2011
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
really liked it
Slightly less gripping than books 1 and 2, this one left me with a lot of unsettled feelings. And yet, I think that was intentional. What happens when ...more
Aug 23, 2011
Aug 08, 2011
 
Abhorsen (Abhorsen, #3)
4.29
liked it
Still not quite as good as Sabriel, but a good finish to the series.
Aug 18, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
Unclean Spirits (The Black Sun's Daughter, #1)
3.53
it was ok
Talk about judging by the cover, I picked this up at the library because I liked the font on the spine. I didn't find it particularly gripping and the ...more
Aug 07, 2011
Aug 12, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
wow. I read this in one day, and thought it was fantastic. I just saw an article about the upcoming movie asking "Is _The Hunger Games_ the new _Twili ...more
Aug 07, 2011
Feb 01, 2011
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.45
it was ok
Really? I read this book to see what all the hype was about, and I was underwhelmed. And yet, interesting enough that I picked up the next one. Still, ...more
Nov 28, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.30
it was amazing
Wow. Again, I read it in a day.
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 08, 2011
 
The Kite Runner
4.27
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Feb 01, 2011
 
Night (The Night Trilogy #1)
4.30
it was amazing
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Feb 01, 2011
 
Foundling (Monster Blood Tattoo, #1)
3.88
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Feb 01, 2011
 
The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics
3.90
really liked it
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Feb 11, 2011
 
Kushiel's Avatar (Phèdre's Trilogy, #3)
4.37
liked it
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Feb 10, 2011
 
Everything Must Change
3.75
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Feb 01, 2011
 
Listening For God: A Minister's Journey Through Silence And Doubt
4.16
it was amazing
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Feb 01, 2011
 
The Poisonwood Bible
4.03
really liked it
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Mar 04, 2008
 
The Wild Swans
3.66
it was amazing
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Feb 01, 2011
 
A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix
4.27
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Sep 21, 2011
 
Son of a Witch (The Wicked Years, #2)
3.46
really liked it
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Feb 11, 2011
 
Kushiel's Chosen (Phèdre's Trilogy, #2)
4.31
liked it
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Feb 10, 2011
 
The Book Thief
4.36
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Feb 01, 2011
 
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
4.04
it was amazing
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Feb 01, 2011
 
The Post-Birthday World
3.53
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Feb 01, 2011
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