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Night of the Living Trekkies
3.91
I know what you’re thinking right about now, “Josh…reviewing a Sci-Fi novel?” The answer is yes, yes I am. My secret is out — not a horrible secret, r...more
Sep 06, 2010
Sep 07, 2010
 
Richard Yates
3.42
Richard Yates by Tao Lin is about 22 year old Haley Joel Osment, a writer and graduate of New York University, and his 16 year old girlfriend Dakota F...more
Aug 18, 2010
Aug 16, 2010
 
Show Up, Look Good
3.49
Show Up, Look Good is a novel about a jilted woman whose move to Manhattan and relationship with an elderly, mute former New York Yankee help her acce
...more
Sep 07, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
Everything Is Going to Be Great: An Underfunded and Overexposed European Grand Tour
3.33
Nothing is more embarrassing than reading this book while on a bus with 33 of your coworkers and laughing so hard you snort, only to be asked what you...more
Aug 25, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
 
Bel Canto
3.90
It was a beautifully written story, set in an almost surreal world, one where terrorists and hostages can fall in love, become a family (as Patchett w...more
Jul 31, 2010
Jul 25, 2010
 
You Think That's Bad
3.89

You Think That's Bad is a collection of short stories from one of my favorite writers, Jim Shepard. There are eleven stories in the collection, ten of

...more
Feb 12, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
 
Shutter Island
4.02
I wasn’t really a fan of this, it was completely predictable and towards to end it turned into this boring, drawn out “oh, but let me explain…” story...more
Mar 2010
Mar 01, 2010
 
The Lacuna
3.72
I should disclose here that I’m not a fan of Barbara Kingsolver — I hated The Poisonwood Bible and forced myself to finish it over the span of six mon...more
Sep 23, 2010
Apr 13, 2010
 
The Chronology of Water
4.14
The Chronology of Water by Lidia Yuknavitch opens with a sad, heart-wrenching story of a stillborn baby.

The day my daughter was stillborn, after I hel
...more
Mar 12, 2011
Mar 03, 2011
 
The Gospel of Anarchy: A Novel
3.10
From the back cover:

In landlocked Gainesville, Florida, in the hot, fraught summer of 1999, a college dropout named David sleepwalks through his life
...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
The Financial Lives of the Poets
3.68
The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter follows Matthrew Prior, a journalist who loses his job, thinks his wife is having an affair, and, for...more
Sep 28, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
 
Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever: Stories
3.33
I was extremely disappointed with this collection of short stories. They were written well, for the most part, but there was a lot of potential in the...more
Mar 15, 2010
Mar 14, 2010
 
The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder
3.59
Feb 08, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
 
The Bigger World
4.12
Feb 13, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
 
All Blacked Out and Nowhere to Go
4.44
I don’t know how anyone could not love All Blacked Out and Nowhere to Go. Bucky Sinister is the Bukowski or Ginsberg of the past couple of decades. Hi...more
Feb 17, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
 
Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival
3.91
I'm a huge fan of Anderson, watch his show every night or as close as possible. I had read it previously but I couldn't remember it, so technically th...more
May 26, 2008
May 24, 2008
 
Ghost
2.96
This wasn't very good and I had to force myself to read it, which is odd for me since I love reading. I can count how many books I've had to force mys...more
May 26, 2008
May 24, 2008
 
Pacazo
4.15
Jan 24, 2011
Dec 26, 2010
 
Tell No One
4.10
Anything Coben is a quick read. He writes so you can read it fairly fast, but it's also interesting, and predictable. I liked this book, but again it'...more
not set
May 19, 2008
 
Armageddon in Retrospect
3.92
Kurt Vonnegut is always a great read and this is no exception. Seriously, read it. Even if you don't think you'd like Kurt, you need to read it becaus...more
May 26, 2008
May 14, 2008
 
The Sorrows of an American
3.48
In all honesty, the only reason why I really like this book is because the characters go on long rambling streaks about philosophers and Freud.
May 15, 2008
May 14, 2008
 
A Wolf at the Table
3.66
This is definitely not his best one, but it was still a good read. There isn't really much to say, it's a memoir.
May 24, 2008
May 14, 2008
 
The God of Small Things
3.88
This book was so ridiculously amazing
May 30, 2009
May 30, 2009
 
Once Upon a River
3.67
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Jun 14, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
 
Invisible Cities
4.21
None
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May 02, 2013
 
Fight Club
4.18
None
not set
May 14, 2008
 
Three Novels: Molloy / Malone Dies / The Unnamable
4.29
None
Nov 10, 2011
Jan 09, 2011
 
Green Eggs and Ham
4.29
None
not set
Dec 17, 2009
 
Tao Te Ching: A New English Version
4.32
None
not set
Dec 17, 2009
 
The Witches
4.13
None
not set
May 26, 2008
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