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Old March 15th, 2009, 2:58 am
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Slumdog Millionaire -- 7.5/10


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So Yesterday by Scot Westerfeld 8/10. His books are just so cool and great. They're really strange, too, but that's why I like them. I'm off that kick, though, and now I have nothing to read. May as well go and read Harry Potter again.



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Dead until Dark by Charlaine Harris: 9/10


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Old March 22nd, 2009, 3:18 am
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Animal Farm, by George Orwell.

It's the book I am unfortunately studying at the moment. I personally did not enjoy it at all, I found it really boring, but that's my personal opinion (and funnily enough is the rest of my class's). The writing was really good quality, and the story line was quite original so i'll give it a 6/10.
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Moominsummer Madness by Tove Jansson - 10/10


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"Opening Atlantis" by Harry Turtledove. I give it an 8/10.

It was good though. Hoping the second novel will be even better.


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Old April 3rd, 2009, 9:53 pm
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Delicate Edible Birds by Lauren Groff - 8/10

A collection of short stories, which I usually don't read, but I thought these were really masterfully written. In one or two stories I got semi-confused but I'm sure that's my fault, not Lauren's.


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Animal Farm, by George Orwell.

It's the book I am unfortunately studying at the moment. I personally did not enjoy it at all, I found it really boring, but that's my personal opinion (and funnily enough is the rest of my class's).
Yeah, I'm an English teacher who hated teaching that book.

Right now I'm teaching All Quiet on the Western Front. I hadn't read it before, and I had really low expectations because the other teachers totally bashed it. But I love it.8.5/10


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Q&A (aka Slumdog Millionaire) 8/10.

Was good, very different to the film and some bits I didn't really enjoy but generally a good book


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Little Women- Louisa May Alcott.

I adore the book no matter how many times I read it-10/10


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Series of Unfortunate Events: 8/ 10 I really like it, but I find it rather boring compared to HP.



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Blaze by Stephen King -- 6/10. It's an ok book, but not one of his best. Still worth a read though -- for those who want a glimpse into his more earlier works.


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The Relucatant Fundamentalist, by Mohisn Hamid. 8/10.

I'm in two minds over whether I like the ending or not. It's left very open. But I loved the flowing and rarely used (that I've seen) nature of the narrative, it really told the story in an engaging way.


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Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult.
9.5/10 - I loved it; Jodi Picoult is a brilliant author. I don't think anything that isn't Harry Potter could get a ten though.


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Eragon by Christopher Paolini 5/10. Nah, make that 6/10.

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I just finished Heath: A Family's Tale. It was a really good insight of the life that Heath Ledger lead. It gives a lot of details about his family and how he struggled with the papparazzi, especially those from his home country. It also talks about his struggle with the break-up with Michelle, the mother of his daughter, Mathilda. I really enjoyed hearing about the other movies he had made, there were some I hadn't even known he was in. All in all, I give a 10/10.


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Paths of Glory- Jeffrey Archer.

I'd give it 5/10. It was so-so, readable if you want an easy book, but nothing great about it. Definitely not anywhere near Archer's best.


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A 9/10 for A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood.

It's not easy to get into it but it's worth it. It's dark, cynical, funny and profoundly sad. Oh, and it's provocative and insightful. Isherwood gets human beings.


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Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister ~ 9/10


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The Punisher - Volume 4 (13-18) = 6/10


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