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She (She, #1)
3.60
Considering it was written in 1886-1887, this was a fun, adventuous read. It also really brings light to issues of the Victorian era such as gender an...more
not set
Sep 08, 2010
 
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Vol. 3
4.52
As magical as always. I love these. The best part? You can re-read it and still feel touched by the stories/poems - the creativity and feeling in the...more
not set
Nov 24, 2013
 
Zatanna, Vol. 2: Shades of the Past
3.84
A fun read with a variety of stories. I love Zatanna.
Aug 30, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
 
Swamp Thing #1
3.33
Ugh. I don't even know what to say. It wasn't a page turner, the ending was incredibly predictable, and it kept me confused as, on one hand, it was fl...more
Mar 30, 2014
Mar 20, 2014
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.43
This was an incredible read (or, I guess, listen). The stories of all of the men involved are remarkable, raw and true, and just inspirational. I also...more
Nov 19, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
 
The Most Dangerous Animal of All
3.47
This was a fantastic book. Whether this man's father really was the Zodiac killer - though the evidence is damn convincing - it was a great read. The...more
Aug 08, 2014
Aug 08, 2014
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.11
I forgot how good and creative this novel is. While we've seen many dystopian fictions since 1993 (many of which I think must have looked to this for...more
Aug 14, 2014
Oct 23, 2008
 
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
3.73
I read this for a Canadian Lit class. It was okay, a sweet portrayal of a small town. I particularly liked the chapters on the town "ship" and the tow...more
Nov 06, 2009
Oct 23, 2009
 
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
3.68
Oh. My. God. Kill it! KILL IT WITH FIRE!! I said I'd never read it, but when you STILL constantly get asked about it at work (bookstore), you've got t...more
Jan 16, 2014
Jan 11, 2014
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.12
**spoiler alert** Good, fast teen read. I love these kinds of books after a long year of reading classics for class (and after A Clockwork Orange - th...more
May 22, 2011
May 15, 2011
 
A Farewell to Arms
3.76
Ahhh Hemingway, I've heard great things about your writing and even Silver Linings Playbook made me expect high things from you*. But, while I underst...more
Jul 16, 2013
Jul 08, 2013
 
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
3.83
Oh...my...goodness..I thought this would NEVER end.
Goes to show you (again) that just because a book is a bestseller (somehow) doesn't mean it is an...more
Dec 29, 2010
Dec 20, 2010
 
Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods, #1)
3.68
YAAAY!! Teen book!! I was skeptical, but it was really quite good! There was an actual storyline that had its twists and turns (it kept me guessing),...more
May 24, 2011
May 15, 2011
 
Platform
3.76
Well this was interesting. It was essentially erotica - why it's not classified as such I'm not sure, I guess because there is an overarching commenta...more
May 14, 2013
Feb 11, 2009
 
The Paris Wife
3.75
Ah, the pleasure it is to finally being able to write this review. So, where to begin? Let's be honest, I found this book to be downright painful. I t...more
May 25, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
The Postmistress
3.27
This book was NOT what I was expecting it to be. I hoped that it being a WWII story it would have a more of an 'umph' factor to it because all stories...more
May 28, 2010
May 15, 2010
 
Batman: The Killing Joke
4.35
Meh. I've heard a lot of praise for this one and it wasn't bad, but it was nothing too spectacular. Yes, you get a back story for the Joker and it doe...more
Sep 02, 2013
Sep 02, 2013
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
Good teen book!!! I only give it a three though because Peeta as a character ticked me off! He was so weak! Don't get me wrong, I loved the strong fem...more
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 25, 2011
 
A Description of the Blazing World
3.52
Quite impressed with this one!
Simultaneously following the story of 14 year old protagonist during the 2003 Toronto Blackout and the story of Morgan...more
Apr 03, 2012
Mar 23, 2012
 
Free Will
3.79
People keep coming in to buy this book so I had to know what all the fuss was about.
Harris definitely caught me off guard when he announced that free...more
not set
Mar 02, 2013
 
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Vol. 1
4.04
This collection is wonderful. Each story is short and sweet - accompanied by a detailed illustration - just as the title implies; however, though rare...more
not set
Feb 09, 2013
 
Waiting for Godot
3.79
Ah, Beckett, you never cease to be totally enthralling, absurd, and minimalist. The repetition and the monotony of this play show the cyclical 'world'...more
Feb 12, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
 
Before I Go To Sleep
3.83
Christine wakes up in a strange bedroom with a strange man - a one night stand she imagines. Until she goes to a mirror and sees that, not only is she...more
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 05, 2013
 
Eat, Pray, Love
3.43
What a bad, bad book. I really have to learn to start avoiding books that have too much built up hype to them.

At first, I thought I was going to enjo...more
not set
Aug 03, 2010
 
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
3.69
Ok, I understand why people would call this a 'good read': it's fast (the chapters are all less than 5 pages), it gets right into the action, and it's...more
May 26, 2013
May 19, 2013
 
The Yellow Wallpaper
4.11
This one was good. Kept you wanting to flip the pages, especially once you saw that the narrator was getting more and more obsessed with the wallpaper...more
Oct 13, 2010
Oct 04, 2010
 
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
3.84
This was my first Murakami so I really didn't know what to expect. The story wasn't as jarring as I thought it would be, but I don't think that's what...more
Jul 12, 2014
Jul 04, 2014
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
**spoiler alert** Wow, she had no mercy in this one eh? Characters getting brutalized left, right and centre. It was well written, I felt like I was a...more
not set
Jan 04, 2012
 
Wonder Woman, Vol. 1: Blood
3.86
This is my first Wonder Woman comic so I don't have much to compare it to, but I did think it was quite good. The artwork, though at times cartoon-lik...more
Aug 15, 2013
Aug 13, 2013
 
I Am Legend and Other Stories
3.95
Weird. At first, I thought it all centered around Robert Neville and his story of being the only man left on a planet full of vampires. Then it does t...more
Oct 31, 2010
Oct 25, 2010
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