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The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption
4.35
As I was nose deep into Gorant’s harrowing tale of many a bloody and brutal murder at the cruel hands of dog fighters, I was feeling October’s spookin ...more
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Nov 01, 2010
 
The Day the Falls Stood Still
3.66
We live in an age where nearly all of our threats are human. Nature has no recourse against man-made factories, bridges, levees, and weapons. We are s ...more
Jan 2009
Aug 15, 2009
 
Buzz Aldrin, waar ben je gebleven?
4.03
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When I first came across Harstad’s book, I, like many probably, thought that it would actually be about Buzz A
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Aug 10, 2011
Aug 10, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.39
The government that was the United States has disintegrated, giving rise to a new patriarch regime, classist and oppressive to the core. The citizens ...more
Aug 08, 2009
Aug 09, 2009
 
A Visit from the Goon Squad
3.63
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Egan’s entire novel serves to somehow act as one of its characters. At first, it was not all that palatable. T
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May 27, 2011
May 28, 2011
 
Domestic Violets
3.82
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If I could describe Domestic Violets in one word, it would be: hilarious.

If I could use two, they’d be: brutal
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Aug 26, 2011
 
The Rules of Attraction
3.70
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Brett Easton Ellis packs his backs and heads east for a little coed action in The Rules of Attraction. Keggers
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May 17, 2011
 
Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs, #4)
3.98

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Scotland Yard doesn’t have time for reporter, Georgina Bassington-Hope’s paranoid theories. That’s why they’ve
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Mar 17, 2011
 
Stargirl (Stargirl, #1)
3.73
We are taught from an early age to use our inner censor. That is, we are taught to hold back, to close up, to shun those things that different. We don ...more
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Aug 15, 2009
 
Maisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs, #1)
3.91

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When we first meet her, Maisie Dobbs is a young woman at the start of her career. Opening up shop as a P.I. ,
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Feb 14, 2011
Feb 15, 2011
 
13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelope, #1)
3.66
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Highschool is hard enough without random letters arriving from eccentric (albeit well-loved) aunts. Seventeen-
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Aug 08, 2011
 
Less Than Zero
3.58
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Forget about 90210, The O.C. and Lindsay Lohan.

Take a little trip back to SoCal, 1985, courtesy of one, Mr. Br
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May 08, 2011
May 08, 2011
 
The Luxe (Luxe, #1)
3.64
ISBN: 9780061345685
There is one in every group. The goody-goody, the go to girl, the one who can do no wrong. In Anna Godberson’s turn of the century
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Sep 17, 2009
 
The Lantern
3.34
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I have never been one for scary movies. Even more indie, artsy “psychological thrillers” don’t really appeal t
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Oct 05, 2011
 
The Grief of Others
3.32
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I started reading this earlier this week and I almost emailed Trisha to say I couldn’t handle this, right now.
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Oct 16, 2011
 
A Room of One's Own
4.04
There is no summary of this essay that will do it justice so I’ll simply say, “Read it”.

When I picked up Woolf’s essay, I thought I’d be in for a femi
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Dec 06, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
 
The Tale of Despereaux
3.97
Fairy tales generally follow a formulaic plot. born of mundane, humble or destitute beginnings, heroes and heroines dream big, face the fire and, not ...more
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Oct 21, 2009
 
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
3.70
I was apprehensive about picking this up, initially. I was terrified of running into another Sophie’s World in which philosophy, at large, is dully mu ...more
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Jun 08, 2009
 
Rebel Angels (Gemma Doyle, #2)
4.03
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Rebel Angles picks up where A Great and Terrible Beauty left off. Continuing in the same school year, Gemma, a
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Jun 06, 2011
Jun 08, 2011
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.07
Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged financial journalist set on exposing the wicked underbelly of the banking elite, has just been slapped with a libel co ...more
Jul 11, 2009
Jul 12, 2009
 
An Abundance of Katherines
3.75
I made a discovery, recently, had a eureka moment, if you will (or even if you won’t). There are books that are for adults, books for teens and books ...more
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Aug 30, 2009
 
Pardonable Lies (Maisie Dobbs, #3)
4.09
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The emotional and physical fallout from World War One had hardly the concrete closure it can hold, today.
The
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Mar 10, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
 
Hamlet
3.99
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Oh, dear sweet Hamlet. So overly quoted and noted, yet not all that widely seen, even less read. Old William’s
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Aug 17, 2011
 
Things We Didn't Say
3.45
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Step parenting isn’t easy under the most congenial terms, Casey knows that. The problem is, things are rarely
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Jul 11, 2011
 
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
3.78

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16 year old Gemma Doyle doesn’t think it too large a birthday request to ask for passage to London. After all,
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Jun 06, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
It’s the old classic. You know, the one that goes: Girl meets boy. Girl keeps meeting boy in various forms of time traveling flashbacks. Then Boy fina ...more
not set
Nov 17, 2010
 
Possession
3.86
Feeling washed up and worn out, Randolph Henry Ash scholar, Roland, is about to throw in the towel. His girlfriend, Val (a former scholar, herself), h ...more
Dec 12, 2010
Dec 12, 2010
 
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
4.11
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Picture yourself on a Paris-bound train in the middle of a snow storm. Usually a vacant vehicle, this time of
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Aug 02, 2011
 
Prep
3.33
In an alternate universe, Tom Wolfe’s Charlotte Simmons was born in Indiana and wrote her story from prep school instead of college. Curtis Sittenfeld ...more
not set
Aug 09, 2009
 
Suite Scarlett (Scarlett, #1)
3.61
The Hopewell is a family owned, failing, but one time great, boutique hotel in Manhattan. Fifteen-year old Scarlett has just been given her own room t ...more
not set
Sep 17, 2009
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