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She (She, #1)
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
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Sep 08, 2010
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
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
Oct 17, 2014
Sep 21, 2014
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Vol. 3
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
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Nov 24, 2013
Global Model Village
A very cool little book. This man's perspective of things is REALLY interesting and creative. Definitely must flip through this one.
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Oct 08, 2012
Zatanna, Vol. 2: Shades of the Past
A fun read with a variety of stories. I love Zatanna.
Aug 30, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
The Monk
At first, I was convinced that it was a romance as opposed to a horror, as my horror and fiction class classified it. But, after a while, you note tha ...more
Sep 22, 2010
Feb 28, 2009
Swamp Thing #1
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
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
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
Suicide Squad #1
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
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
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
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
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
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
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)
**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
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 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
Dec 29, 2010
Dec 20, 2010
Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods, #1)
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
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
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
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
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)
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
The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress
I picked this one up because I'm immediately drawn to books that take place anywhere between and including WWI and WWII. This one is set in the early ...more
Nov 22, 2014
Nov 04, 2014
A Description of the Blazing World
Quite impressed with this one!
Simultaneously following the story of 14 year old protagonist during the 2003 Toronto Blackout and the story of Morgan
Apr 03, 2012
Mar 23, 2012
Free Will
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
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Mar 02, 2013
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Vol. 1
This collection is wonderful. Each story is short and sweet - accompanied by a detailed illustration - just as the title implies; however, though rare ...more
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Feb 09, 2013
Waiting for Godot
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
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
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
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Aug 03, 2010
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
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
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