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Old February 1st, 2009, 5:35 am
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Rate and review the last book you read

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Well of Lost Plots-Jasper Fforde-9/10


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Old February 1st, 2009, 7:02 am
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Girls Guide to Vampires- 8/10


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Old February 1st, 2009, 6:02 pm
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Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan /6


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Old February 1st, 2009, 6:06 pm
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The Ghost and Mrs Muir by R. A. Dick (Josephine Leslie)

9/10 = It's a sweet little story. Possibly could have been fleshed out a bit more. Or rather I got to the end but would have perfectly happy if it had been longer.



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Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice i'll give it an 8 out of ten, got a bit dull after a while


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Old February 2nd, 2009, 11:12 am
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Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman - 8/10

It could have been about 70 pages shorter, but there were some brilliant ideas. And I will NEVER stand at the edge of the platform on London's tube again ...


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Old February 2nd, 2009, 5:07 pm
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The Gift 7/10


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Old February 2nd, 2009, 5:17 pm
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Wow, there have been quite a few I've read lately, and I can't remember which one I read last...
The Silmarillion (again) - 7/10
That Hideous Strength - 9/10
Black - 9/10


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Well of Lost Plots-Jasper Fforde-9/10
I'm reading that book currently!

Watchmen 10/10

Wide Sargasso Sea 9/10


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Old February 3rd, 2009, 3:58 am
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The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold 9/10


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I'm reading that book currently!
I'm sure you'll like it, if you liked the first two

Fforde is great, as is Thursday

I'm re-reading Jane Eyre-8/10


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Old February 3rd, 2009, 4:38 pm
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Grinding It Out- Ray Kroc. 10/10- I'm not usually a fna of biographies/autobiographies, but this one is amazing. Kroc tells such a detailed history of himelf and the creation of McDonald'sI feel like I'm actually there taking part in it.


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I'm sure you'll like it, if you liked the first two

Fforde is great, as is Thursday
I liked the first two books, but I found the second book to be incredibly different than the first. I like the third because it is reminds me of the first book more.


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I was thinking of re-reading Jane Eyre after I finished its prequel, Wide Sargasso Sea!


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Old February 5th, 2009, 5:52 pm
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Balzac: Gobseck (part of La Comédie Humaine)

9/10
Pretty good. You won't understand it if you don't know Balzac's characters, though. They return and return, and there are billions of them.
Gobseck is a terrific character. He bears similarities to Shylock, but he's not evil. A strange mix of gentleness and avarice.


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The King of Attolia: 10/10
I'd give it higher if I could, it's one of my favorites. This is the third time I've read it.


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Untamed by P.C. Cast and Kristen Cast. I'll give it a 10/10 because it was brilliant.


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The Vampire Armand by Anne Rice: 5/10, it got SOOOOO boring....


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A Short History of Nearly Everything- Bill Bryson.

It had been a while since I last read anything by Bill Bryson- this is definitely one of his best. 9.5/10 (cos I have an old edition and I recently saw a new, updated version with pictures. Gah.)


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Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan /6
I give the same for A Crown of Swords, by the same author, still in The Wheel of Time series.


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Blood Brothers-Nora Roberts- 5/10

It started off well, but then, cliche after cliche after cliche. Definitely not my type of book


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