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The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicles #2) by Patrick Rothfuss
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicles #2)

Hutif, January 1, 2012

Rothfuss is kind of on a roll here. While not quite as unique as "Name of the Wind" was, "Wise Man's Fear" has a faster pace and manages to include many more exciting adventures. Easily my favorite book of the year and anyone who has read "Name of the Wind" needs to follow up with this sequel.
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Reagan's America : Innocents At Home ((Rev)00 Edition) by Garry Wills

Hutif, January 21, 2011

A fascinating exploration of what modern America truly means using the life of one of the most revered presidents of the last century as a framework. Gary Wills writes with authority and has thoroughly researched his work. I cannot sufficiently express how much knowledge I have been able to absorb from the pages of this easy-to-read, well referenced, and innumerably valuable work of non fiction.
My only negative comment refers to the quality of the pages the book is printed on, which were rather rough.
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Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life: Volume 1 by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life: Volume 1

Hutif, August 29, 2010

Possibly the funniest thing I've ever read. I got this to read during a six hour plane ride. At first I scoffed at such a colorful cover with such stylized graphics, but after reading the description on the back, I just couldn't resist. How could I refuse Scott Pilgrim? It's says right on the back that his "life is so awesome." The story is fun and unique, the drawings are deceptively detailed, and I could really relate to Scott's feelings and thoughts because we are about the same age... or maybe it's because we both have Chinese girlfriends. Either way, I had a lot of fun with this book and am not surprised to see how popular it is. A must have for just about anyone, regardless of whether or not they are comic-book fans.
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The Solitudes by John Crowley
The Solitudes

Hutif, May 12, 2010

What if the way the universe worked was changing constantly? What if what was possible a thousand years ago is no longer physically possible today? In John Crowley's Aegypt series, he plays with the idea that there is more than one history to the universe. The Solitudes is the first book of the series and well worth the time it takes to really understand it. The novel is a combination of several stories throughout history running in parallel to each other until eventually intersecting in the end. Crowley has a tendency to tangent off about what I considered to be irrelevant details, such as how certain characters remembered dates and events, but the language is intelligent and there is a great deal of depth to the story that will go unnoticed if you aren't paying close attention. Worth the read for this first book, but I couldn't get very far into the second and have basically abandoned the series.
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Contact Harvest (Halo) by Joseph Staten
Contact Harvest (Halo)

Hutif, May 12, 2010

Good for what it is. The language used is exceedingly simple and the plot is very basic, but the story is nonetheless enjoyable. If you just want to read books based on the video game Halo, I would recommend reading the books by Eric Nylund first and this once you've finished all of these. That being said, it's still a good read, provided you aren't expecting Ray Bradbury-levels of depth.
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