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**spoiler alert** The thing about this book is that I read it five years ago (as an advance copy,) and I still think about it today.

This is what Brenn
Jan 2003
Mar 31, 2008
Brazen Femme: Queering Femininity
This book is amazing. As with Anna's other work, there is a lot of rape related stories, which I'm not so into, but the text that deals with identity ...more
Apr 13, 2008
Nov 09, 2007
Like Me: Confessions of a Heartland Country Singer
What I enjoyed about this book is the honesty it portrays. I have mixed feelings about how Chely chose to live her life, but she is honest about her f ...more
Dec 07, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures
If my education was based on this book, I would have learned a lot more than I did. It provided quite a few points of introduction to a variety of int ...more
Jun 27, 2010
Jun 26, 2010
Boys Like Her: Transfictions
This book is fantastic, beautiful and oh so rare. I read this as a stolen copy from a public library, sold on the internet and bought by my good frien ...more
Nov 2007
Oct 31, 2007
What is the What
The subject matter of this book swayed me slightly from picking it up immediately, but after receiving it as a Christmas book, I dove into it wholehea ...more
Jan 2007
Jul 02, 2007
The Last Living Slut: Born in Iran, Bred Backstage
This book was interesting but I had hoped for more. I had been expecting something different. They promoted the Iranian angle so much that I expected ...more
Sep 11, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
If You Follow Me
This book made me feel really hopeless about relationships. Parts of it were entertaining, but it seemed to have an undercurrent of sadness for sure.
Feb 11, 2011
Feb 12, 2011
This book is amazing and beautiful and so so sad. I would give it a million stars if I could.
Dec 31, 2013
Dec 31, 2013
Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism
I wish I could find a book like this but not so specifically American. Or, maybe more inclusive of Canada?
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
The Acme Novelty Library #18
This is probably the most physically beautiful book that I have ever seen.
Feb 2009
Mar 24, 2009
The Children's Hospital
My father bought this for me over reading week while I was in Calgary. It was part of the spoiling that i received upon my arrival. My father had hear ...more
Jun 22, 2008
Mar 02, 2008
Lotta Jansdotter's Simple Sewing: Patterns and How-To for 24 Fresh and Easy Projects
This book is stylistically amazing. The instructions are simple and clear and the patterns are functional as well as aesthetically pleasing.
not set
Jan 08, 2009
The Acme Novelty Library #19
This is beautiful, but disturbing.
Feb 2009
Mar 24, 2009
Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins
I started reading this book and then finished reading this book. It was so good. The subtleties were astonishing, and it has these fantastic links bet ...more
Apr 29, 2008
Apr 28, 2008
My Sister's Keeper
This is a sad sad sad book.
not set
Jul 05, 2009
I Was Told There'd Be Cake
This books is excellent because it is an entire book of those stories that start out bad and just get worse. The kind of stories that you really have ...more
Aug 2008
Apr 29, 2008
The Gentle Art Of Domesticity
This book is beautiful. The pictures are so perfect. I have a bit of trouble with the text. It seems too preachy, and not informative enough. I think ...more
not set
Jan 08, 2009
I had great hopes for this book. Having never really read any of Tomine's work before, but heard all of the hype around the Optic Nerve stuff, I had h ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 24, 2008
The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers
This is another one of those pick and choose books. I didn't read everything in it, only what interested me. Michelle Tea is amazing. Dave Eggers is a ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 20, 2007
The Spanish Tragedy
The problem with this play, is that it is a tragedy. I don't seem to like tragedies very much. They are rather predictable. It was a pretty cool idea ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 23, 2008
Exit Wounds
I got a sunburn while reading this book. I was so distracted by the thrill of the search that I forgot to re-apply sunscreen. I suppose it's fitting c ...more
Jul 2007
Aug 04, 2007
Inferno (a poet's novel)
I asked for this book for Christmas of 2010. I was really really really excited about it. I started reading it in March of the following year and it t ...more
May 30, 2014
Mar 10, 2011
Mom's Cancer
This book was beautiful, the drawing was simplistic and stunning. It added a cute quality to a scary book, and added to the concern for the characters ...more
Jul 2007
Aug 04, 2007
This was the second book that I read for my upcoming course, Fiction of the later 20th Century. It was okay. A little dull, but a decent story. I gues ...more
Dec 2007
Jul 02, 2007
The Tragedy of Mariam
I studied this book for my Renaissance Drama class. It was pretty strange. Not as tragic as I imagined it to be, being a tragedy and all, I think only ...more
Jan 30, 2008
Jan 10, 2008
Music, the Brain, and Ecstasy: How Music Captures Our Imagination
This book was weird. It was way too frilly for a science book. I'm all for imagery, but this was too syrupy or something. The cool facts about music a ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 26, 2007
This is the first political book that I might have actually learned something from. Or rather, this is the first middle east conflict book that didn't ...more
Jun 2007
Jun 09, 2007
The Natural Way to Paint: Rendering the Figure in Watercolor Simply and Beautifully
This books is AWESOME. It's hard to find an artistic instruction book that seems to know what it is talking about. This one is serious and amazing. It ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 20, 2007
The Penelopiad
This was a book for my Postmodern Strategies in Literature by Women class for next year. It was delicious. It was weird and wonderful. It was poetic p ...more
Nov 26, 2007
Aug 04, 2007
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