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Hello to All That: A Memoir of War, Zoloft, and Peace
this was a smooth, incredibly engaging read. Is it a blow-your-mind-mail-this-to-all-your-friends book? Not exactly. But it is an excellent relation o ...more
Jun 23, 2008
Jun 02, 2008
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
There are so many things wrong with these books. I hated Twilight so much I swore not to read the rest of them, but the more public impact I saw, the ...more
Mar 22, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
Quiet, Please: Dispatches From A Public Librarian
A quick interesting read. I spent the summer after I graduated high school as a lowly library page, and I can definitely see the validity in all the c ...more
Jun 18, 2009
Jun 17, 2009
Dead until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse #1)
First off, I hate Twilight and most of the beatified vampire-with-a-soul spin-offs with a firey passion (with the exception of Buffy).

That being said.
Jan 26, 2010
Jan 15, 2010
Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason
While Pearl doesn't seem on my level of reading tastes, it was refreshing to hear of some unknown books (and I'm a prowler of so called 'cult' and und ...more
Jun 14, 2009
Jun 13, 2009
Lily Dale: The True Story of the Town That Talks to the Dead
I enjoyed this book. Not as much as Not in Kansas Anymore but I enjoyed it. The few major flaws I noted were scattered storytelling, lack of in-depth ...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jul 06, 2009
Dead and Gone (Sookie Stackhouse, #9)
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I will completely stop reading this series if Sookie ends up with Boring Bill.

Another reviewer
Feb 17, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
Dark: A Novel
This book had a very interesting concept wrapped within a seemingly deus-ex-machina-esque plot. The start of the book gripped me, held me by the throa ...more
May 30, 2009
May 31, 2009
The Wild Girl
I wavered between 3 stars and 4 stars but I decided on the latter because the ending really tugged on my heartstrings. The way it all came together--o ...more
Jun 05, 2009
May 31, 2009
Never Let Me Go
This book has been on so many recommended reader lists, and after having this on my 'to-read' list for ages, I finally got around to it. This seems to ...more
Jun 17, 2009
Apr 27, 2008
A Round-Heeled Woman: My Late-Life Adventures in Sex and Romance
I thought this book was a fantastic, breezy yet profound, easily accessible autobiography/memior. Jusko is a great storyteller and I fell in love with ...more
Apr 2008
Apr 27, 2008
Crank (Crank, #1)
Where do I begin?

First off, to clear up a misconception that many of the goodread reviewers on here have: Crank is NOT crack. Crank is methamphetamine
Dec 29, 2009
Jul 11, 2009
The Feel of Silence
As a hearing-impaired person that operates in that tricky no-man's land between the hearing world and the deaf world, this novel was definitive in the ...more
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Dec 03, 2008
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
A witty, on the spot collection of articles and short memos from Klosterman. The highlight of this book was his explanation as to why teenagers hate h ...more
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Dec 03, 2008
Illegal Drugs
excellent overlook on the major illegal drugs found in America, along with several others I hadn't even heard of. Full of factual information rather t ...more
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Jan 13, 2010
This is one of those books that my father had on his bookshelf, but I never thought I'd be interested in reading it. When I was required to read this ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 27, 2008
Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook
The best vegan cookbook in my collection next to Vegan Planet (which I need to re-purchase soon). A lot of the recipies are easily modifiable, which i ...more
Feb 06, 2010
Feb 06, 2010
Where the Red Fern Grows
this is the first book that made me cry as a child.

Even typing this and thinking about this book once again makes me choke up.
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Dec 04, 2008
Prozac Nation
the woman is about to kill herself and all she can bitch about is strawberry fields playing? that's where I lost attention.
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Dec 04, 2008
War Reporting for Cowards
I got really frustrated with this book. It was breezy reading, but even for a memoir, it was grossly and overtly self-centered. There were so many asp ...more
May 24, 2008
May 20, 2008
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
finally.....a Twilight book I could stand.....but only during the last 300 pages.....
Mar 30, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
The Bone Woman: A Forensic Anthropologist's Search for Truth in the Mass Graves of Rwanda, Bosnia, Croatia, and Kosovo
fascinating subject material, not very appealing writing.
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Dec 03, 2008
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
Phenomenal book. I actually am left without words concerning this book. It's an incredible adventure into the human psyche in the guise of a scientifi ...more
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Apr 27, 2008
Life After God
a poignant, insightful look into the later years of Generation X. We are the first generation raised without religion, indeed. As a result, we have mo ...more
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Dec 03, 2008
Pretty Things: The Last Generation of American Burlesque Queens
extraordinary review of the burlesque queens of an age that passed long ago. Drags at times, but otherwise has some incredible photographs and is rema ...more
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Apr 27, 2008
Less Than Zero
I liked this book so much better than American Psycho. I read it for my Advertising in Literature class and it sucked me right in. Not phenomenal, but ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 27, 2008
Hell House
Oh. My. God. This book was scary. I read it in one sitting and had chills running up and down my spine. That's saying a lot because books usually do n ...more
Aug 05, 2009
Jun 04, 2009
The Portable Henry Rollins
a phenomenal recap of the best of henry rollins. It was the first Henry book I ever read and it's the one that began my love affair with Hank.
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Apr 27, 2008
Sabriel (Abhorsen,  #1)
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Apr 27, 2008
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
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Jun 18, 2009
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