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Life of Pi
3.88
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. I found the story thoroughly engaging, and there was something about the intro (where the author is talking to a guy who s ...more
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Jul 08, 2008
 
Michael Tolliver Lives (Tales of the City, #7)
3.89
it was ok
I stumbled upon the original series during the first summer I spent in San Francisco. Maybe it was the scenery or the characters (Michael in particula ...more
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Jul 07, 2008
 
A Thousand Acres
3.79
it was amazing
The first time I heard about Smiley's retelling of Lear it was from a teacher friend who considered using it for her 11th grade English students. I wa ...more
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Jun 18, 2008
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.85
really liked it
Oh I loved this book. I read it around the time I read Life of Pi, and I remember reading Curious Incident and thinking, this is kind of unique. Peopl ...more
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Jul 08, 2008
 
The Year of Magical Thinking
3.86
it was amazing
I have to tell you that I loved this book. I feel slightly awkward in saying this, of course, as it is a story of great sadness. Also, we now know tha ...more
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Jul 08, 2008
 
The Dead Fathers Club
3.26
liked it
This book had a great premise. It took Shakespeare's Hamlet and modernized the tale for a younger audience. As a high school teacher who's fought with ...more
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Straight Man
4.02
it was amazing
I found Straight Man after I read both Nobody's Fool and Empire Falls. While I liked both of those books, I really loved this one. It's funny and smar ...more
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Man Gone Down
3.21
really liked it
There's a lot to like about this book. It's an honest and astute description of a fumbling quest to attain the American dream. I was moved in many pla ...more
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Jun 18, 2008
 
The Position
3.29
really liked it
Compelling storyline, and I agree with the Washington Post. Her books do get better and better. Yet I found myself wondering about the end...
Sep 06, 2008
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I Was Told There'd Be Cake
3.45
really liked it
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Jun 18, 2008
 
The Confessions of Max Tivoli
3.65
really liked it
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Jul 13, 2008
 
Housekeeping
3.82
really liked it
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Population: 485 : Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time
3.92
really liked it
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Jun 18, 2008
 
The Lovely Bones
3.77
really liked it
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Jul 08, 2008
 
Truck: A Love Story
3.93
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Atonement
3.87
really liked it
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Jul 08, 2008
 
I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman
3.65
it was amazing
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Oct 13, 2008
 
Swimming in a Sea of Death: A Son's Memoir
3.16
really liked it
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Jun 18, 2008
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.19
liked it
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The Wife
3.58
liked it
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Sep 06, 2008
 
The Kite Runner
4.25
really liked it
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Jul 08, 2008
 
So Brave, Young and Handsome
3.69
really liked it
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Jun 17, 2008
 
Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, The Torments of Low Thread Count, The Never-Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World Problems
3.71
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Jun 18, 2008
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