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The Inverted Forest
3.49
I'm sure I missed something in this book because the reviews are unanimously excellent, but I thought this was an awful read. I could barely stand to ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Still Missing
3.94
A big disappointment. Intriguing set-up but terrible writing and a story so contrived that I lost interest in it about 2/3 of the way through. The mon ...more
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Jul 12, 2010
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.94
I don't know why I never read this book until now, but now, having read it, I'm a fan. Even though it's almost 60 years old, it's timely today in ways ...more
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Jul 03, 2010
 
In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks: . . . And Other Complaints from an Angry Middle-Aged White Guy
3.71
I think Adam Carolla is hilarious. In small doses. I did laugh out loud many times while reading this book. But a couple of times I had to put it down ...more
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Aug 16, 2011
 
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
3.89
Wacky Southern ladies. Wise black housekeepers. Confused 12-year old girl with the vocabulary and insights of an adult. Comeuppance for those who aren ...more
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Jul 05, 2011
 
The Middle Place
3.84
I enjoyed this memoir more than I thought I would, but less than the rest of the world seems to have enjoyed it. And although Corrigan apparently ador ...more
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Oct 20, 2009
 
In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
3.73
When Neil White was sent to prison for bank fraud, he was surprised to learn that the facility he was sent to, also was a hospital for patients with l ...more
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Oct 20, 2009
 
Name All the Animals: A Memoir
3.64
A touching, well-written memoir of what happened to Smith and her family, after the death of her 18 year old brother when she was only 15. I'll be thi ...more
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Nov 22, 2009
 
Heroic Measures
3.48
A sweet, short book about an aging couple dealing with selling their apartment, taking care of a sick and a terrorist loose on the streets of New York ...more
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Oct 20, 2009
 
Await Your Reply
3.55
After I finished this book, I wanted to go back and read it again to see if I could find the clues that lead to the knock-out surprise ending!
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Oct 20, 2009
 
The Unit
3.71
Thought-provoking dystopian fiction, but timely in a 2009 world where the subject of "death squads" is often taken seriously.
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Dec 18, 2009
 
Brooklyn
3.61
I'm reading this one for my F2F group and I was positive I wouldn't like it. Surprise, surprise. About 1/3 of the way in, I'm really enjoying it.
Jul 22, 2010
Jul 15, 2010
 
The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment
3.66
My least favorite book by AJ Jacobs. I still love the guy, but I didn't love this book.
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Oct 20, 2009
 
Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret
3.75
A friend put it best - this book would have been better as a novel.
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Apr 13, 2009
 
Rich Boy
3.65
In spite of all the rave reviews, I was very disappointed with this book. I have to think a little longer on why I didn't like it when so many other p ...more
Aug 23, 2010
Aug 10, 2010
 
Bloodroot
3.75
This one got a fabulous review in Entertainment Weekly. So even though I'm not a fan of magical realism, I'm giving it a try.
Feb 08, 2010
Jan 28, 2010
 
Suite Française
3.77
I've had this book for years, but haven't read it until now. Probably the last WWII novel I'll read for a while.....I need a change of pace after Sara ...more
Nov 18, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
 
Still Alice
4.26
I'm reading this for one of my F2F groups. With a history in my own family of Alzheimer's disease, I hope it won't be too difficult a read.
May 31, 2009
May 05, 2009
 
The Believers
3.36
This will definitely be one of my favorite books of 2009.
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Apr 13, 2009
 
The Lowland
3.79
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Oct 15, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
 
Fifth Business
4.05
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Jan 03, 2014
 
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
3.61
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Apr 13, 2009
 
A Parchment of Leaves
4.18
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Jun 20, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
 
Portnoy's Complaint
3.68
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Jan 07, 2010
Nov 25, 2009
 
Summer at Tiffany
3.63
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Mar 25, 2010
 
Too Close to the Falls
3.88
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Mar 13, 2012
 
Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs
3.85
None
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
 
The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life
3.50
None
Apr 04, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
 
Going All the Way
3.66
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Dec 13, 2013
 
The Soloist
3.62
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Apr 13, 2009
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