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The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey
How Green This Land, How Blue This Sea
Mira Grant
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reviewed: Sober Is My New Drunk
I wasn't too impressed with this little memoir/self-help short. I found it more an exercise in self-aggrandizement by the aut...
Sober Is My New Drunk - Paul Carr
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While this adventure/spy novel wasn't particularly tense or exciting, it's short enough that it didn't get too dull. To a mod...
The 39 Steps - John Buchan
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June 2013
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In his follow up to Infected, Scott Sigler takes his tale of alien infection and invasion to a whole new level.The first nove...
Contagious - Scott Sigler
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reviewed: San Diego 2014: The Last Stand of the California Browncoats (Newsflesh Trilogy, #0.6)
I wanted to love this, I really did. But it just didn't do it for me.The story was just too short for me to feel anything for...
San Diego 2014: The Last Stand of the California Browncoats (Newsflesh Trilogy, #0.6) - Mira Grant
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I started out absolutely loving this book. The intricate world-building, beautiful descriptions, and slow build-up that hinte...
Pure - Julianna Baggott
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I actually really enjoyed this book. So why only two stars?To me, it read more like a series of interesting (and very well wr...
The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry - Jon Ronson
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reviewed: Help Yourself Get Everything Done : and Still Have Time to Play
So, I should admit: self-help books are a guilty pleasure of mine. I'm sure there's many psychological explanations for this ...
Help Yourself Get Everything Done : and Still Have Time to Play - Mark Forster
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September 2012
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reviewed: Children of Winter
Ever since I was a child I've loved survival stories, and I remember really enjoying this one. On a second reading as an adul...
Children Of Winter - Berlie Doherty
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I really enjoyed the world and plot of the book, it's just a shame it was let down by terrible characterization.Most of the c...
Enclave - Ann Aguirre
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August 2012
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reviewed: The Walk
The Walk is an easy-to-read, fast-paced story following one man's journey to get home to his wife after The Big One has oblit...
The Walk - Lee Goldberg
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Half realistic survival guide (with a zombie twist), half fictional accounts of zombie outbreaks, this book is a mixed bag.Fo...
The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead - Max Brooks
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Some interesting themes about what makes someone a bad person, but ultimately let down by clumsy writing and a long build-up ...
Twins - Caroline B. Cooney
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June 2012
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Fun little mystery/ghost story, let down by bad writing. Probably 1 star for an adult reader, but 3 for a younger teen.
Amy - Samantha  Lee
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reviewed: Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy #1)
(I wrote this review right after finishing the book, but never posted it. Thought it was about time that I did, since I'm jus...
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy #1) - Mira Grant
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reviewed: Japan Before Perry: A Short History
I thought this was a great book for a brief introduction to pre-modern Japan. It gives an overall idea of the historical even...
Japan Before Perry: A Short History - Conrad D. Totman
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