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My E-Book Collection - Opinions Welcome

Type: Preset list created by ahef1963

Description: I have TONS of e-books, inherited from my mother and father, and although some of them are right up my alley, some of them I know nothing about at all. Opinions about what's good and what's not would be very much appreciated. Thanks!

Members: 7 participating members (show all)

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1
11,723 members, 200 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), hipdeep (4), ahef1963 (86)

Score: 8.14

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): I've enjoyed Allende in the past and this one is on my TBR pile

2
3,902 members, 87 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3), aulsmith (4), ahef1963 (39)

Score: 7.47

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): My current favorite book. A light academic comedy with a message about redemption.

3
12,279 members, 352 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (1), ahef1963 (3)

Score: 7.04

Explanations:

ahef1963 (3): I suddenly have the entire set. Have read some in the past, really liked them.

4
10,047 members, 590 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (2), bluepiano (9), ahef1963 (77)

Score: 7.02

Explanations:

bluepiano (9): Well-written & intelligent though at bottom it's chick-lit. Read it when you want a bit of educated froth.

5
2,155 members, 145 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), ahef1963 (4)

Score: 6.83

6
18,229 members, 401 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), bluepiano (2), ahef1963 (74)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 6.73

Explanations:

bluepiano (2): Wonderful and re-readable--I'd put it near the top of your TBR list.

7
8,471 members, 109 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), ahef1963 (2)

Score: 6.73

Explanations:

ahef1963 (2): I read this in paperback ages ago and loved it. Terry Pratchett's witches are favourites of mine.

8
4,726 members, 84 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), ahef1963 (14)

Score: 5.43

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): I really enjoyed this.

ahef1963 (14): I love Asimov. Hope this one is good!

9
2,304 members, 49 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1), ahef1963 (67)

Score: 5.4

Explanations:

Dilara86 (1): Mahfouz is one of my favourite authors. This is the 1st novel of the Cairo trilogy, about the life of a Cairo family, from the time of the British occupation to the 40s.… (more)

10
1,683 members, 38 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (1), ahef1963 (70)

Score: 5.38

Explanations:

bluepiano (1): Oustandingly good, though avoid it if you're in any way squeamish or strait-laced.

11
3,010 members, 67 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), ahef1963 (12)

Score: 5.19

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): Ballard is always weird. If you don't like weird, you can skip it.

ahef1963 (12): This one looks weird.

12
5,396 members, 123 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), ahef1963 (75)

Score: 4.72

13
682 members, 21 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (3), ahef1963 (68)

Score: 4.43

Explanations:

bluepiano (3): Very good indeed.

14
621 members, 8 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (5), ahef1963 (31)

Score: 4.37

Explanations:

bluepiano (5): For me it was enjoyable if forgettable. If you find yourself reading a lot of straightforward conventional books, this would make a good break from them.… (more)

15
4,417 members, 230 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (4), ahef1963 (85)

Score: 4.15

Explanations:

bluepiano (4): Oh yeah read it.

16
2,816 members, 93 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (6), ahef1963 (42)

Score: 4.13

Explanations:

bluepiano (6): Worth a read.

17
11,712 members, 363 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (7), ahef1963 (37)

Score: 4.08

Explanations:

bluepiano (7): Much better than the usual best-seller.

18
17,841 members, 615 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), ahef1963 (69)

Score: 4.06

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): I enjoyed this.

19
1,426 members, 40 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (8), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 4.04

Explanations:

bluepiano (8): Inconsequential but enjoyable. Very British.

20
6,857 members, 255 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6), ahef1963 (54)

Score: 4.03

Explanations:

aulsmith (6): I've read Affinity (good) and Night Watch (way over written). If you don't care about historical lesbians, you could give this a miss.

22
899 members, 28 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6)

Score: 2.56

23
2,350 members, 87 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

ahef1963 (8): Read previously. Loved it, love Patchett generally.

24
4,941 members, 156 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9)

Score: 2.31

25
1,694 members, 48 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

Score: 2.25

26
2,216 members, 48 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11)

Score: 2.2

27
4,445 members, 466 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

Score: 2.11

28
1,585 members, 56 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16)

Score: 2

29
781 members, 47 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I found another book by her too dark for my tastes and I haven't been back

31
1,934 members, 29 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19)

Score: 1.92

33
1,263 members, 101 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21)

Score: 1.87

34
1,417 members, 32 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22)

Score: 1.85

35
11,414 members, 166 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23)

Score: 1.83

36
436 members, 28 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24)

Score: 1.81

37
19,419 members, 342 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26)

Score: 1.77

38
3,117 members, 205 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27)

Score: 1.76

39
3,400 members, 191 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28)

Score: 1.74

40
1,735 members, 64 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29)

Score: 1.72

Explanations:

ahef1963 (29): I love Josephine Tey!

41
1,224 members, 59 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30)

Score: 1.71

Explanations:

ahef1963 (30): Currently reading and enjoying.

42
2,088 members, 73 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32)

Score: 1.68

43
3,528 members, 269 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33)

Score: 1.67

44
426 members, 85 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35)

Score: 1.65

Explanations:

ahef1963 (35): Read, meh.

45
1,377 members, 64 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36)

Score: 1.63

46
2,156 members, 103 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38)

Score: 1.61

47
2,816 members, 153 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (40)

Score: 1.59

48
669 members, 11 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (41)

Score: 1.58

49
4,427 members, 188 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (43)

Score: 1.56

50
1,763 members, 68 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44)

Score: 1.55

Explanations:

ahef1963 (44): Read, it was dreadful.

51
1,542 members, 61 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (45)

Score: 1.54

52
860 members, 23 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (46)

Score: 1.54

53
20,711 members, 305 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (47)

Score: 1.53

54
695 members, 28 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (48)

Score: 1.52

55
19,298 members, 805 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49)

Score: 1.51

56
2,204 members, 103 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (50)

Score: 1.5

57
789 members, 42 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (51)

Score: 1.5

58
1,175 members, 38 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (52)

Score: 1.49

Explanations:

ahef1963 (52): Love the title!

59
766 members, 33 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (53)

Score: 1.48

Explanations:

ahef1963 (53): Read in the past, enjoyed a lot.

60
54 members, 0 reviews
1.5 stars (1.5 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (55)

Score: 1.47

61
399 members, 4 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (56)

Score: 1.46

Explanations:

ahef1963 (56): Drivel.

62
2,629 members, 137 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (57)

Score: 1.46

63
13,592 members, 176 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (58)

Score: 1.45

Explanations:

ahef1963 (58): Read last weekend and liked it a lot.

64
2,836 members, 35 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (59)

Score: 1.44

65
275 members, 4 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (60)

Score: 1.44

66
23,636 members, 923 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (61)

Score: 1.43

67
1,936 members, 152 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (62)

Score: 1.43

68
10,136 members, 415 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (63)

Score: 1.42

69
484 members, 4 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (64)

Score: 1.41

Explanations:

ahef1963 (64): Read ages ago, enjoyed it a lot, I like most Durrell books.

70
3,329 members, 151 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (65)

Score: 1.41

71
4,124 members, 126 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (71)

Score: 1.38

72
6,896 members, 438 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (72)

Score: 1.37

73
3,757 members, 53 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (73)

Score: 1.37

Explanations:

ahef1963 (73): I generally enjoy anything by Carey.

74
5,233 members, 109 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (76)

Score: 1.36

75
3,066 members, 256 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (78)

Score: 1.35

76
2,607 members, 160 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (79)

Score: 1.34

77
772 members, 71 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (80)

Score: 1.34

78
1,570 members, 37 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (81)

Score: 1.33

Explanations:

ahef1963 (81): Read, loved it. Conroy is a favourite.

80
761 members, 24 reviews
3.21 stars (3.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (83)

Score: 1.33

81
2,188 members, 132 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (84)

Score: 1.32

Explanations:

ahef1963 (84): Read, it was excellent except that I had to read too much about baseball and boxing.

82
8,051 members, 552 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (87)

Score: 1.31

83
210 members, 16 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (88)

Score: 1.31

Explanations:

ahef1963 (88): Read, not a good book.

84
573 members, 12 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (89)

Score: 1.3

85
1,621 members, 132 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (90)

Score: 1.3

Explanations:

ahef1963 (90): Read, it was amazing. Such talent!

86
757 members, 62 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (91)

Score: 1.3

87
2,178 members, 166 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (92)

Score: 1.29

Explanations:

ahef1963 (92): Read, not bad.

88
14,385 members, 347 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7)

Thumbs down: bluepiano

Score: 0.46

Explanations:

bluepiano (0): I found it unreadably tedious & maddeningly pointless, but a lot of people hold it in very high regard so it might be to your taste.

89
9,039 members, 412 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 0.03

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I found one of her other books glib and sensationalist and I've avoided her since then.

90
2,388 members, 55 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: < 0

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Whiny adolescents are my least favorite main characters and this one whines continuously.

91
11,316 members, 176 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: < 0

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): This is an important book, but it didn't grab me when I first tried it and I've never gone back to it.

92
3,484 members, 59 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (66)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: < 0

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): If you haven't read much Heinlein, I wouldn't start here.

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