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The Delivery Man
This was one of my favorite books of 2008, which is pretty impressive given it is the author's first novel. The story is centered around Chase, a 25 y ...more
Jun 2008
Sep 21, 2008
Nanny Returns (Nanny, #2)
This was my first purchased download on the e-reader I was given for Christmas. I chose this title primarily out of curiosity--I wanted to know where ...more
Jan 07, 2010
Dec 26, 2009
I Like You Just the Way I Am: Stories About Me and Some Other People
Years ago I saw an entertainment news show segment with Jason Biggs and his wife, who was blonde at the time, and I sort of fell in love with her. I r ...more
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live
As a fan of Saturday Night Live, I found this book to be very interesting. It pieces together rumor, fact, and perception. Lorne is still an enigma of ...more
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
Never Let Me Go
This is a wonderful and thought provoking book. I kept wanting Kathy to just drive far far away, get lost, and never go back. Even earlier in the book ...more
Nov 13, 2013
Nov 12, 2013
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Lena Dunham is as she says an 'unreliable narrator', but this book is often entertaining, and at times her observations/accounts of experiences perfec ...more
Nov 05, 2014
Nov 05, 2014
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
Being that I am a Harry Potter fan, there was no chance that I was going to miss the latest J.K. Rowling book. For those of you are unaware, this is t ...more
Dec 10, 2008
Dec 10, 2008
The Swan Thieves
I purchased Elizabeth Kostova's book "The Historian" when it was released but it sadly went ignored on my bookshelf (a problem I am addressing in bibl ...more
Aug 08, 2013
Sep 17, 2012
The Carrie Diaries (The Carrie Diaries, #1)
I always wondered who Carrie was before Sex and the City. I never would have imagined her an ordinary, awkward teenager in the suburbs of Connecticut- ...more
Jul 27, 2010
May 14, 2010
The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories
This young and immensely talented writer left this earth too soon, but she is very much alive within these pages. The title essay is brilliant, but my ...more
Jul 12, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
Still Alice
I had purchased this book years ago at one of the many going out of business bookstore sales, but allowed it to lie dormant on my bookshelf. Now I can ...more
Feb 04, 2015
Mar 30, 2009
White Girl Problems
If you are looking for a piece of satire written about ridiculous, entitled, uber rich, moderately deranged girls than this is the book for you. Not r ...more
Jul 09, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
Little Bee
The lives of Little Bee, a young Nigerian girl, and Sarah, a successful editor of a hip UK magazine, collide after a series of horrific events. The bo ...more
Jul 17, 2010
Apr 17, 2010
I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling With Villains (Real and Imagined)
I must admit, I like hearing/reading Chuck Klosterman's thoughts on things via podcast or in his essays. This isn't my favorite Klosterman book, but I ...more
Sep 04, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
If you've ever wondered what it would be like to live like a rock star, Keith Richards memoir will give you incredible insight. I was impressed by the ...more
Nov 30, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
The War for Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy
For as long as I can remember my nightly ritual was to watch David Letterman on CBS immediately followed by Conan O'Brien. So obviously, I am not a Ja ...more
Jun 2013
Jun 04, 2013
The Girl on the Train
Twisted & riveting

This is dark and twisted tale that will keep you turning the pages. Would be an excellent beach read, but for full effect read t
Apr 16, 2015
Apr 16, 2015
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
This book was my least favorite of the three in the series, though a lot of what I disliked about this book can be said about the other is ei ...more
Feb 02, 2012
May 14, 2010
Scar Tissue
I started reading this after someone mentioned they had read it for their book club (Um, awesome book club!) I was intrigued so I downloaded it onto m ...more
May 22, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Once a Runner
If you're a runner, especially if you are (or once were) a competitive runner you will appreciate this. No book will make you want to lace up your sho ...more
Mar 16, 2011
Mar 06, 2011
Grace: A Memoir
Vogue was once my favorite fashion magazine, and I had seen Grace Coddington accompanying Anna Wintour to various fashion shows, but it wasn't until T ...more
Oct 30, 2014
Feb 17, 2013
Dark Places
I really enjoy Gillian Flynn's style of writing. This book is suspenseful and masterfully crafted. I grew up on a farm in the 80's so the murders at t ...more
Sep 17, 2013
Aug 21, 2013
Uganda Be Kidding Me
A funny collection of Chelsea's travel mishaps. Fame and money can infantilize people and this book proves that when that happens it can be comic gold ...more
Mar 09, 2014
Mar 04, 2014
Cleopatra: A Life
When I picked this book up I thought I knew quite a bit about Cleopatra only to find out everything I had previously thought to be true was in fact dr ...more
Mar 06, 2011
Jan 15, 2011
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Overall a good read with a few good talking points, but it is lacking in some areas. I couldn't help but wonder what this book would be like if the ce ...more
Dec 12, 2013
Oct 31, 2013
Julie ou La nouvelle Héloïse
One of my all-time favorites. A must read in my opinion.
Mar 08, 2003
Mar 05, 2009
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
For Valentine's Day last year my husband and I agreed to buy tickets to attend a David Sedaris reading at BAM. A few of those stories we heard were in ...more
Jan 31, 2014
Aug 22, 2013
Night Film
Fascinating. A masterly crafted tale that is suspenseful and fast paced. Each character is well developed. The sets described with precision. The acco ...more
Dec 22, 2013
Dec 12, 2013
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Quick, fascinating read. Glad I took the leap and dived into this series.
Mar 20, 2014
Mar 04, 2014
Valley of the Dolls

This book is amazingly ahead of its time- filled with sex, drugs, love, and fame. It is a must read. For me the story lacked like-able characters, sav
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
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