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Black Boy White School

I literally just finished reading Brian F. Walker's Black Boy White School and I cannot wait to share it with someone, anyone. Anthony "Ant" Jones is
Sep 10, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
I had to re-read the ending to "Her" a few times because my brain would me to comprehend the ending of this book and I still refuse to believe that th ...more
Feb 22, 2015
Feb 22, 2015
What a wonderfully told tale! The book weaves Gittel's story from her youth to her marriage to a proper Jewish man and her decision to step forward an ...more
Oct 2010
Nov 21, 2010
Too Busy Marco
Anybody trying to put a little one to sleep knows that bedtime is the equivalent to new explorations or creative stalling. In cartoonist Roz Chast's T ...more
Nov 30, 2010
Nov 30, 2010
The List

I heard Siobhan Vivian speak at an awards banquet and totally enjoyed her speech. She was fun, she was real and when she shared the reasons why she wr
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Oct 03, 2011
Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy
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Carlos Duarte knows that he's fabulous. He's got a better sense of style than half the fashionistas in New York City, and he can definitel
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Jul 21, 2011
Hunger (Riders of the Apocalypse, #1)
Interesting look at a young girl's struggle with anorexia. This book is not preachy or makes judgements. It just allows the protagonist to come to ter ...more
Jan 23, 2011
Jan 22, 2011
The Help
I seem to recall some type of controversy surrounding the book because the author was white and two of the main characters were black and something ab ...more
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Nov 30, 2010
Cornered: 14 Stories of Bullying and Defiance
I read an ARC of Cornered in one afternoon. The stories were varied and very interesting although after a while they all seemed a bit repetitive. Most ...more
May 06, 2012
May 08, 2012
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
Excellent book!
Great story that was a bit slow to start but a surprise ending made up for it. I felt that the characters were well developed, that the
Nov 30, 2010
Nov 29, 2010
The Midnight Show Murders (Billy Blessing, #2)
Al Roker's Billy B;essing is once again caught up in murder this time on the West COast. I like the Billy Blessing charater. He is an average Joe who ...more
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Mar 27, 2011
The Execution of Noa P. Singleton
Going into this book I was expecting to be thrilled. Instead I found myself bored and not really caring about any of the characters.
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Jul 06, 2013
The Good Thief
Wonderful storytelling. Be prepared
To be transported back in time for the story of an orphan and his search for a family.
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Sep 05, 2010
Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America
Ah hair! The bane and love of many a Black Woman. Interesting take on how hair can define us and how to get past it.
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Feb 01, 2011
Hood Rat
Excellent book that shows a glimpse into the lives of four New York women. Strong characters, quick paced plot.
Nov 12, 2010
Nov 21, 2010
Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn takes the ordinary, a less than picture perfect marriage, and makes it a total mind trip. Excellent!
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May 17, 2012
Katie Loves the Kittens
See my review on my blog:
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Apr 06, 2011
The Art of Secrets
Loved the story told from multiple points of view with it's surprise twist ending. Great pacing.
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Jan 26, 2014
The Dead Hour (Paddy Meehan, #2)
Scottish mystery. Slowly builds and develpos plot with out feeling like the story lags.
Nov 20, 2010
Nov 21, 2010
Not All Princesses Dress in Pink
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Dec 08, 2010
Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum, #17)
More of the. Stephanie is caught between two men. Someone is trying to kill her. Wacky Lula shenanigans. Bah!
Jul 09, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
The Expats
Slow plot, not really suspenseful. There was a twist that left me cool.
Dec 26, 2012
Dec 26, 2012
Becoming Jinn (Becoming Jinn, #1)
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May 05, 2015
All the Bright Places
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Aug 26, 2014
Broken (Will Trent, #4)
Great read. Well developed characters, believable storyline.
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Jul 10, 2010
Backseat Saints
I didn't enjoy it as much as gods of Alabama but this was a quick read that kept me turning pages to find out what happened.
Feb 08, 2011
Feb 01, 2011
The Off Season (Dairy Queen, #2)
Really enjoyed. Currently listening to the third book in the installment.
Jan 20, 2011
Jan 19, 2011
Circle of Friends
Loved it! Maeve Binchy spends time creating characters that are so real and alive that the reader suddenly becomes a part of the circle.
Mar 27, 2011
Mar 20, 2011
So far really good!
Feb 21, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
Harriet Beamer Takes the Bus
What a fun read.
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Aug 19, 2012
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