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Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood
this got amazingly glowing reviews, like, EVERYWHERE. people were like, "enright is a poet & she turns her remarkable abilities on the mundane det ...more
Apr 30, 2012
Aug 03, 2012
Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son's First Son
i loved anne lamott's operating instructions. it's one of my favorite books about being a new parent. i was hoping that this book would recapture some ...more
May 16, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
The Night Circus
i read this because i like books about circuses & i'd heard some pretty glowing reports about it. but i am kind of disappointed. it was a whole lo ...more
Feb 26, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success
i feel like people kind of went nuts for this book when it first came out. part of it was excerpted in the "new york times" & i liked the excerpt ...more
Oct 27, 2012
Dec 30, 2012
Opting In: Having a Child Without Losing Yourself
well, this book could not possibly have been more disappointing. the subtitle is "having a child without losing yourself," & based on that & t ...more
Mar 06, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
Pink Smog (Weetzie Bat, #0)
full disclosure: i LOVED the "weetzie bat" books when i was a teenager. just like all other teenage girls who read "sassy" magazine (original recipe) ...more
Apr 22, 2012
Aug 03, 2012
Zone One
i had a tough time finishing this book. maybe it's because i read it in three big chunks instead of my usual "devour in one sitting" method. one of my ...more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
The Prosperous Heart
man. this was a really difficult read. i walked away from this book thinking, "it's really nice that twelve-step programs have helped so many people, ...more
Apr 06, 2012
Jul 15, 2012
Blue Nights
well. this was a huge disappointment. i loved the year of magical thinking, didion's memoir about the unexpected & sudden death of her husband, to ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
Are You My Mother?
holy moly! this book was TERRIBLE. i really enjoyed fun home & was looking forward to are you my mother? so much that i almost bought a copy inste ...more
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
wow. i can't believe how terrible this book is. it's a french novel that was apparently nominated for or won all five top french literary prizes. real ...more
Mar 15, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
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