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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer
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August
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October 2013
05
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We've been told 'winter is coming' since the start, and have been waiting for winter to come, the Others to invade, dragons t...
A Feast for Crows - George R.R. Martin
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September 2013
08
reviewed: A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
This book is AMAZING! So many 'OMG I don't believe that happened moments' that rip at your heart and sense of morality. I tho...
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3) - George R.R. Martin
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July 2013
06
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Even after decades of study the ocean planet Solaris remains inscrutable to mankind's attempts at communication. They measure...
Solaris - Stanisław Lem, Joanna Kilmartin, Steve Cox
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June 2013
01
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I don't recall having read a book where the reader can be compelled to feel for, support and empathize with two or more chara...
A Clash of Kings - George R.R. Martin
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May 2013
04
reviewed: The Stand
This is a love story between a gal called Flan and her man Stew and how it survives the bad people who try to destroy them. T...
The Stand - Stephen King
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September 2012
27
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From the mid nineties to the mid 2000's I followed this series. Eventually I got to the 7th book, tired and weary, like I'd b...
A Crown of Swords - Robert Jordan
September 2012
26
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Disappointing. Easily the worst of the series. It was badly edited and rambled on in places far too much. At least it wrapped...
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium Trilogy) - Stieg Larsson
September 2012
23
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It’s only a writer of the calibre of Coetzee that can make a the banal story of an eccentric slightly socially awkward man ap...
Summertime (Import) - J.M. Coetzee
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I wanted to like this book but abandoned it half way. That's over 100 pages in. It just couldn't hold my attention, which is ...
Vernon God Little - D.B.C. Pierre
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I don't know why but I couldn't get into this book. I think it was the dialogue between cromwell and the arch-bishop about ho...
Wolf Hall - Hilary Mantel
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September 2012
22
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I read this when I was 15 or 16. Maybe if I read it now I'd like it better.
A Thousand Acres - Jane Smiley
September 2012
13
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Someone recommended that I read this book so I did. I did not know what to expect. The writing style was boring but this migh...
The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
September 2012
11
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I read this after watching HBO's series of the same name. Maybe that affected my enjoyment of the book, because the HBO serie...
A Game of Thrones - George R.R. Martin
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July 2012
31
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Really enjoyed this book. For a Booker prize winner it's an incredibly easy read.
The White Tiger - Aravind Adiga
July 2012
29
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Easy read, terse and gripping prose, great storyline and many themes all relating to back to the title. By the end of the boo...
Disgrace - J.M. Coetzee