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August reads '11

shadforth

Member
The Sword Of Albion by Mark Chadbourn :star4:
Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson :star4:
Revelation by C.J.Sansom :star4:
The Mist In The Mirror by Susan Hill :star3:
Awakening by William Horwood :star4:

Out Stealing Horses just pips Revelation.
 

brk_3

Member
Angels Flight - Michael Connelly :star4:
The Confession - John Grisham :star3:
Ten Rings: My Championship Seasons - Yogi Berra :star3:
The Devil's Labyrinth - John Saul :star2:
Deadlock - Iris Johansen :star1:
 

beer good

Well-Known Member
Doctor Faustus - Marlowe, Christopher 3/5
The Art of Immersion - Rose, Frank 4/5
Kick Me In The Traditions - Panduro, Leif 3/5
Flod - Fredriksson, Carolina 4/5
[-]Faust[/-] Eric - Pratchett, Terry 3/5
A Lovely Tale Of Photography - Nadas, Peter 3/5
Orbitor: The Body - Cartarescu, Mircea 5/5
 
A Dance With Dragons- George R.R. Martin 4.5/5

The Coming Of CONAN The Cimmerian- Robert E. Howard 5/5

The Hunger Games- Suzanne Collins 4.5/5

A Dance with Dragons took a lot of time for some reason, I probably went a week without reading because of it, but it got better as it progressed.
 

eldog

New Member
The Zookeeper's War - Steven Conte :star4:

Nancy Wake - Peter Fitzsimmons :star3:

The Unquiet - John Connolly :star4:

The Shadow Of The Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon :star4:1/2
 

joderu95

New Member
To Open the Sky - Robert Silverberg :star2:

Ark - Stephen Baxter :star4:

Summer of Night - Dan Simmons :star3:

Rocannon's World - Ursula Le Guin :star3:
 

dude

Member
A Dance with Dragons - George R.R. Martin :star3:
Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War - Karl Marlantes :star5:

Two really long books. The first half of Dance was boring me endlessly, so it took a long time to read.
 

pontalba

Well-Known Member
August, 2011

Drink with the Devil by Jack Higgins 4/5
Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje 5/5
The Stalin Epigram by Robert Littell 5/5+
Thornfield Hall by Emma Tennant 1/5
The Exile by Diana Gabaldon [An Outlander Graphic Novel] 2/5
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte 5/5+ reread
Sister by Rosamund Lupton 5/5
The Return of the Dancing Master by Henning Mankell 5/5

I shudda known better than to think that Thornfield Hall, the child Adele's POV of Jane Eyre. So called sequels to beloved books rarely fare well with me. I didn't care for The Wide Sargasso Sea either.
Well, that isn't entirely fair, I put down WSS 25 or 30 pages in.
 
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