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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
10,328 members, 162 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 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
3,582 members, 74 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 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
10,987 members, 332 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
8,870 members, 557 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
1,932 members, 133 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), ahef1963 (4)

Score: 6.83

6
16,212 members, 349 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 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
7,538 members, 90 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
4,072 members, 67 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
1,993 members, 39 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 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
1,468 members, 33 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 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
2,667 members, 64 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
4,821 members, 107 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), ahef1963 (75)

Score: 4.72

13
587 members, 18 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (3), ahef1963 (68)

Score: 4.43

Explanations:

bluepiano (3): Very good indeed.

14
479 members, 2 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 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
3,786 members, 201 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (4), ahef1963 (85)

Score: 4.15

Explanations:

bluepiano (4): Oh yeah read it.

16
2,603 members, 81 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (6), ahef1963 (42)

Score: 4.13

Explanations:

bluepiano (6): Worth a read.

17
10,634 members, 331 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
15,305 members, 537 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), ahef1963 (69)

Score: 4.06

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): I enjoyed this.

19
1,205 members, 32 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (8), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 4.04

Explanations:

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

20
5,902 members, 223 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 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
765 members, 25 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6)

Score: 2.56

23
2,143 members, 80 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

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

24
4,518 members, 142 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9)

Score: 2.31

25
1,542 members, 42 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

Score: 2.25

26
1,801 members, 38 reviews
3.47 stars (3.47 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11)

Score: 2.2

27
3,059 members, 367 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

Score: 2.11

28
1,388 members, 51 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16)

Score: 2

29
679 members, 41 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 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
1,699 members, 25 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19)

Score: 1.92

33
1,170 members, 95 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21)

Score: 1.87

34
1,200 members, 26 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22)

Score: 1.85

35
10,197 members, 153 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23)

Score: 1.83

36
363 members, 24 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24)

Score: 1.81

37
17,137 members, 314 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26)

Score: 1.77

38
2,405 members, 171 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27)

Score: 1.76

39
3,027 members, 177 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28)

Score: 1.74

40
1,508 members, 55 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29)

Score: 1.72

Explanations:

ahef1963 (29): I love Josephine Tey!

41
1,119 members, 51 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30)

Score: 1.71

Explanations:

ahef1963 (30): Currently reading and enjoying.

42
1,897 members, 63 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32)

Score: 1.68

43
2,794 members, 238 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33)

Score: 1.67

44
372 members, 82 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35)

Score: 1.65

Explanations:

ahef1963 (35): Read, meh.

45
1,249 members, 60 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36)

Score: 1.63

46
1,671 members, 72 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38)

Score: 1.61

47
2,327 members, 129 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (40)

Score: 1.59

48
576 members, 9 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (41)

Score: 1.58

49
3,896 members, 167 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (43)

Score: 1.56

50
1,546 members, 59 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44)

Score: 1.55

Explanations:

ahef1963 (44): Read, it was dreadful.

51
1,358 members, 54 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (45)

Score: 1.54

52
759 members, 22 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (46)

Score: 1.54

53
18,252 members, 272 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (47)

Score: 1.53

54
576 members, 24 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (48)

Score: 1.52

55
17,449 members, 761 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49)

Score: 1.51

56
1,812 members, 89 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (50)

Score: 1.5

57
691 members, 42 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (51)

Score: 1.5

58
1,067 members, 34 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (52)

Score: 1.49

Explanations:

ahef1963 (52): Love the title!

59
688 members, 26 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (53)

Score: 1.48

Explanations:

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

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

Lists: ahef1963 (55)

Score: 1.47

61
326 members, 4 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (56)

Score: 1.46

Explanations:

ahef1963 (56): Drivel.

62
2,224 members, 131 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (57)

Score: 1.46

63
12,516 members, 162 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
2,466 members, 30 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (59)

Score: 1.44

65
252 members, 3 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (60)

Score: 1.44

66
20,926 members, 805 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (61)

Score: 1.43

67
1,415 members, 120 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (62)

Score: 1.43

68
9,253 members, 398 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (63)

Score: 1.42

69
408 members, 3 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
2,615 members, 127 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (65)

Score: 1.41

71
3,673 members, 116 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (71)

Score: 1.38

72
5,702 members, 387 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (72)

Score: 1.37

73
3,342 members, 50 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (73)

Score: 1.37

Explanations:

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

74
4,804 members, 97 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (76)

Score: 1.36

75
2,628 members, 235 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (78)

Score: 1.35

76
2,356 members, 149 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (79)

Score: 1.34

77
667 members, 63 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (80)

Score: 1.34

78
1,405 members, 26 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (81)

Score: 1.33

Explanations:

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

79
13 members, 2 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (82)

Score: 1.33

80
710 members, 24 reviews
3.22 stars (3.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (83)

Score: 1.33

81
1,603 members, 111 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 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
6,788 members, 489 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (87)

Score: 1.31

83
173 members, 13 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (88)

Score: 1.31

Explanations:

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

84
517 members, 9 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (89)

Score: 1.3

85
1,113 members, 106 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (90)

Score: 1.3

Explanations:

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

86
507 members, 48 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (91)

Score: 1.3

87
1,668 members, 142 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (92)

Score: 1.29

Explanations:

ahef1963 (92): Read, not bad.

88
12,989 members, 324 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 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
7,950 members, 374 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 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
2,072 members, 41 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 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
9,401 members, 152 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 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
3,128 members, 54 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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