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It started off slow and I thought I would never finish it but then it got very interesting and proved to be one of my favorite reads.Published 23 months ago by anonymous
In all fairness to this book, I tried to finish this book more than once, but I found it extremely difficult to finish the book and I never did. Read morePublished on November 19, 2009 by Judith E. Pavluvcik
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On the Island, everything has a name and a place, and if it doesn't, it should. Read more
I've been trying to write down my thoughts on this book for some time, and failing. It's not because I didn't enjoy the book -- in fact quite the opposite. Read morePublished on April 28, 2009 by Deva Fagan
I couldn't make it through this book. It simply wasn't interesting enough to me to justify the bit of work that goes into getting past the style it is written in. Read morePublished on April 16, 2009 by Scott Saccenti
If the Puritans had kept their culture but thrown out their God and the Bible for the cult of Miss Manners and the Fanny Farmer Cookbook, you would have a similar civilization to... Read morePublished on February 12, 2009 by Jane E. Applebee
ot so long ago, a baby who was tied to a wooden plank washed up on the shore of a nameless island. His parents' bodies washed up soon after him, and from the father's pocket the... Read morePublished on December 17, 2008 by KidsReads
Medford Runyuin, the main character of this book, is an orphaned resident of the eponymous Island. His parents were from the Mainland, and he is the only resident of Island... Read morePublished on October 22, 2008 by B. Niedt
This book was okay. It isn't great. It isn't world-changing literature, though. When you see all the stars thrown at this thing, you would think it is either the next War and... Read morePublished on October 19, 2008 by M. Stone