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Old April 22nd, 2009, 2:04 am
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Emporer, The Death of Kings - Conn Iggulden

Rating = 9/10

extremely good sequel to Gates of Rome, highly recommend the series!


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Old April 22nd, 2009, 7:36 am
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Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Pointless, Silly and Plot-less- 2/10

Definitely not my type of book


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Old April 23rd, 2009, 5:05 pm
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Going Postal by Terry Pratchett. Very good, not an absolute favorite, but was an entertaining read. 9/10


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Old April 23rd, 2009, 5:22 pm
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City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

It's the last book in the Mortal Instruments Trilogy and I absolutely loved the way it ended. The whole storyline was very fast-paced and visually wonderful. It seemed like every door has been closed and I felt a sense of completion after reading it. There was some predictability but that's to be expected and for the most part I was rather suprised at the plot twists. I recommend the entire trilogy to anyone (mind you it's not appropriate for younger children. I'd say the novels are 13+, for Young Adults)


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Warriors Power of Three
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10/10! I LOVE the Warriors series, so i'd rate any of them 10/10.... but still


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Academ's Fury, by Jim Butcher.

8/10 = I thought it was good book overall. It had interesting characters, and a good plot, so I will have to read the next one soon.


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Scourge of God by S.M. Stirling.

8/10 - It was a great read. Moved the story along rather well. Learned new things about the characters, and saw them grow. Still haven't reached Nantucket yet. *sigh* Oh well, next novel in the series looks to be a great read as well.


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Old April 27th, 2009, 8:28 am
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Nineteen Minutes- Jodi Picoult- 9/10

Tough subject to deal with, very depressing, but beautifully written. It takes us to the other side of things and poses so many questions about society and its attitude to those who might not be the usual definition of 'cool' and 'fun'.


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Mean Streets by Jim Butcher & others.

I rate it a 10/10. Excellent short stories in that book.


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Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

9/10

The way it was written was absolutely terrific. I have never read anything else that depicts suicide nearly as well.


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I think the Moomin stories all deserve 10/10!
They do! Yay! (disregard the title )

Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie - 7/10


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Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

9/10

The way it was written was absolutely terrific. I have never read anything else that depicts suicide nearly as well.
Wow... If the book is half as good as the description, I'm going to have to read this. Thanks for posting it!

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Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon.

8/10. Read it for Kate Blackwell.


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Jingo by Terry Pratchett. 10/10


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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.

10/10. Excellent classic, and a wake up call to society, even now.


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Old May 17th, 2009, 5:49 pm
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10/10. Feet of Clay by Terry Pratchett. Fantastic story!


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I'm currently on my second reading of The Watchmen. So great!! 10/10


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The Great Gatsby 8/10


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Moby Dick 6/10

I know, I know, it's a classic and it has its moments. But if you need secondary literature to find a novel even remotely interesting, there is something wrong with it. Ishmael would have been more amusing if he had cut down on the excessive drivel on his quest to find truth and meaning.


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The Associate- John Grisham- 1/10

Poor writing, non-existent plot. I wonder how Grisham could write so badly and get it published!


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