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The Girl on the Train
3.86
Alright, here goes!
At the same construction stop twice a day, Rachel observes the same house - and by extension, the same couple - from the train win
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Jan 21, 2015
Jan 13, 2015
 
She (She, #1)
3.59
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
 
Go Set a Watchman
3.57
I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news on this one.
We follow a hotheaded, naive but brazen 20-something Scout as she leaves New York to visit Maycomb
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Jul 23, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
 
All the Light We Cannot See
4.28
Well, I think I'm the odd one out when it comes to this one (except for you, Sam!) but I couldn't stand this one. I don't know how great this review w ...more
Mar 29, 2015
Mar 25, 2015
 
At the Water's Edge
3.64
This one gets 3.5 (if such a rating was possible).

This is my second Gruen book and, just based on these, there is definitely a formula to her stories
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Feb 08, 2015
Jan 10, 2015
 
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
 
Bird Box
3.93
Well, this was just stressful.

Join a world where opening your eyes can kill you.

Malorie is a young twenty-something year old, pregnant, when the wor
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Jun 29, 2015
Jun 27, 2015
 
Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation
4.13
Okay, I come into this a little biased seeing as I loved Bill Nye to begin with because of his show.
But this was an awesome read. Yes, the overarchin
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Feb 17, 2015
Feb 13, 2015
 
So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures
3.93
It's no secret that The Great Gatsby is my favourite book, so getting to read this was so amazing (best birthday present EVER).
Corrigan gives incredi
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Jul 22, 2015
Dec 19, 2014
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.45
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
 
We Should All Be Feminists
4.44
An incredible read. A very succinct, clear Ted Talk that discusses how feminism means equality for ALL and how we should try to teach ourselves and ou ...more
Mar 18, 2015
Mar 15, 2015
 
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Vol. 3
4.48
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
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.16
I'll be honest, surprised that I liked this one. Picked it up on a whim because it was available (otherwise had no previous desire to read it). But it ...more
Apr 21, 2015
Apr 13, 2015
 
The Interestings
3.52
This ended up being a really good read. It was a little hard to get into, a little dry, but once characters became more defined, I really got immersed ...more
Jan 14, 2015
Jan 08, 2015
 
Tuck Everlasting
3.83
What a simple but beautiful read. The introduction easily pulled me in - one of the best intros I've ever read. Follow a young girl that meets a famil ...more
May 2015
Apr 21, 2015
 
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
3.97
Such a neat book that read like a fiction, even though its actually a historical account of the 1880-1890s of Chicago and a man named H.H. Holmes. Chi ...more
Jul 22, 2015
Jul 16, 2015
 
Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
4.14
An entertaining read. I definitely had to remind myself with this one that it was a YA novel, but after that, it was fun and quick. Here we have the R ...more
Jul 16, 2015
Jul 13, 2015
 
The Painted Girls
3.61
I've been sitting on what to write for this one for a bit now, so let's try to get my feelings on the page.
Buchanan did a good job capturing Paris, 1
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Mar 02, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
 
Brave New World
3.94
Please don't let my one- star dissuade you (more like 1.5). Right off the bat, I should say that I am not a fan of 'this is what the world will be lik ...more
Apr 11, 2015
Apr 08, 2015
 
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
4.19
As a person who doesn't like sci-fi, this was a greatly written book to appeal even to me. It was hilarious and the characters were enjoyable. The end ...more
Oct 24, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
 
Hausfrau
3.35
This was one roller coaster ride. On its face, the plot seems simple: the reader follows the day-to-day life of Anna, an American woman living in Swit ...more
Mar 26, 2015
Mar 06, 2015
 
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
3.46
Alright, this review was being anxiously waited for so here it is.
I picked this book (or, I guess, audiobook) up after a friend told me it was a great
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Oct 17, 2014
Sep 21, 2014
 
Global Model Village
4.15
A very cool little book. This man's perspective of things is REALLY interesting and creative. Definitely must flip through this one.
not set
Oct 08, 2012
 
Suicide Squad (2011-)  #1
3.93
This one was just so messed up, I couldn't not like it. Not even mad that there was a character named yo-yo or shark man.
Sep 22, 2014
Sep 22, 2014
 
Deadpool by Daniel Way: The Complete Collection Volume 3
4.22
I'm cheating a bit because I didn't get to finish it (I got it from the library and, being in exams, got about 3 issues from the end when I had to ret ...more
May 05, 2015
Apr 08, 2015
 
Zatanna, Vol. 2: Shades of the Past
3.89
A fun read with a variety of stories. I love Zatanna.
Aug 30, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
Ok, fast read. But what bad writing.
Jan 03, 2009
Nov 17, 2008
 
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
3.78
I don't know what I feel about this one. It was well developed, characters had depth, and it went beyond being a YA novel. I think, at the end of the ...more
Jan 05, 2015
Dec 31, 2014
 
The Postmistress
3.28
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
 
Mr. Perfect
4.08
Wow, wow, wow. I heard alot of hype about this one and told myself that it will be the next Linda Howard book I read. Read it in a few days :)
Really,
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Aug 02, 2009
Nov 17, 2008
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