What is the last book you read, and your rating?

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What is the last book you read, and your rating?

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I just finished Jack of Kinrowan by Charles De Lint. I give it 4/5 stars.

Fun, fast-paced reading for those who love urban fantasy.
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Last book I read was The Garden of Last Days bt Andre Dubus III. A superb read and it's gets 10/10 from me.
For something completely different I have just started reading The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.
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Post by J.Seishu »

The last book i've read was Stieg Larsson's The girl who kicked the hornets nest. I give it four out of five stars. The book was really good and never for a second predictable. A few passages was a little overwritten and unnecessary though. Apart from this last thing i absolutley loved it.
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Post by victorian.noire »

the most recent fiction book i read was the darkest part of the woods, which i think would be around 3 out of 5 stars...superbly written, but kind of...off. just kind of a let down in some places, but worth the read.
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Post by Gannon »

The last book I read was "The Hunger Games" -Suzanne Collins. It is a very enjoyable, quick YA read. I would give it 3.5 stars out of 5. :)
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Post by Bowlie »

In the Woods by Tana French
Rating: 5/5 stars

I really enjoyed this mystery/thriller novel. It was well written and was a good story..
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Post by Ready2Read »

i just got my John Grisham Ford County book door delivered today from A1Books....Have started already.... :) its a thriller short story collection....ooohhh... :wink:

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Post by atrixa »

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. Really interesting and you get used to to the language used easily if you've seen the film.

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The Bridges of Madison County. I give it 4/5.
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Post by hania5 »

'The girl who played with fire' Steig Larrson.... 4/5. Brilliant. Looking forward to the next one.
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Post by Moore »

Recently I have read some classics - "Vanity Fair" Thackeray. I have been re-reading it. I think my mark is 3 out of 5. Not much, but there are things there that I really like.
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Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier 4.5/5

Extraordinarily magical young adult fantasy story! Anyone who is a fan of this genre should seek it out.
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Remember Me by Mary Higgins Clark. I give it a 10 out of 10. Very suspenseful.
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Post by hludwig2010 »

The Road by Cormac McCarthy. I read the book in less than two days and I thought it was excellent.

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Golden Butterfly - AM Williamson 3/5

It was a good story, but it seems in the later years she was writing for an audience instead of herself. Her later books lack the purity and innocence of she and her husband's earlier novels.
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