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Big Girl Panties
Being a Big girl I tend to want to read novels written in the perspective of a bigger girl. The concept of putting on Big Girl Panties is common for m ...more
Aug 2013
Aug 30, 2013
The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
This book is psychological bootcamp. Its purpose is quite literally to eradicate you. If the principles of this piece are bought and practiced for a p ...more
Dec 09, 2012
Dec 09, 2012
Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo
A fan of Anthony since reading "The Elephant Whisperer," I was quick to pick this up to see what adventures he could get himself into this time. "Baby ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
Men, Women, and Children
This was my second foray into the Kultgen mind and I vividly remember the day a female coworker asked me what the book was about. Instead of trying to ...more
Aug 2014
Oct 25, 2014
What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding
How can anyone walk by a title like this and not pick it up? As a single, childless woman in my mid thirties, I like to discover memoirs of people in ...more
May 31, 2014
May 27, 2014
Brooklyn Girls (Brooklyn Girls, #1)
Finally, a book about twenty somethings who aren't solely motivated by the pursuit of men, though there are a few tossed in just to be real. Showing e ...more
Sep 2013
Sep 22, 2013
The Fuck-Up
I would highly reccomend this book to anyone with balls enough to explore a world completely unlike his own. This book follows one 20 something's unam ...more
May 22, 2009
May 01, 2009
Never Have I Ever: my life (so far) without a date
There are so many reasons why this is cool.

1. It's a memoir.
2. It's brutally honest.
3. It doesn't tie things up, happily and neatly in the end.
4. It
Apr 30, 2014
May 03, 2014
For those looking for something weird but in a good way, 314 is it. The story follows Alma Harper, a music teacher who is encouraged by paranormal res ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 18, 2015
How To Write A Novel The Easy Way Using The Pulp Fiction Method To Write Better Novels
The premise of this work seems to be that you don't need to be a great or even good writer to be published anymore, you just need to be prolific at it ...more
Nov 2014
Nov 24, 2014
This is Where I Leave You
Another of my spontaneous Goodwill purchases, this novel follows Judd Foxman as he navigates the waters of a lost baby, the infidelity of his wife Jen ...more
Dec 06, 2012
Dec 06, 2012
Love is a Dog from Hell
With a catchy title like that, who wouldn't at least be curious as to the contents of this poetry anthology? Just as I prefer in my fiction, in my poe ...more
Jan 2011
Oct 10, 2011
12 Years a Slave
This is a short and powerful read, narrated by the free Solomon Northrup of New York. Solomon was a married father who had a gift for the fiddle. His ...more
Feb 2015
May 10, 2015
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
Like "Twilight" for me, this is a series I never actually wanted to read. With all the talk and upcoming movie hype though, I thought I'd kill a Satur ...more
Oct 2014
Oct 13, 2014
The Leftovers
I picked this up for the simple reason it was always front and center at any book or box store I entered. I was curious what the fuss was about.

I like
Aug 2014
Sep 13, 2014
Gone Girl
A refreshing take on a somewhat common, wife-goes-missing, thriller theme, this novel is told from the perspectives of the married Nick and Amy Dunne. ...more
Oct 06, 2014
Oct 07, 2014
Unfriending My Ex: And Other Things I'll Never Do
I guess I'm not as social media or reality tv knowledgeable as I should be. I had no idea that Kim Stolz was a celebrity of some type and I haven't wa ...more
Sep 2014
Sep 13, 2014
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
This book is ugly. I mean it! You become entrenched in Annawadi, the impoverished home of thousands living in only hundreds of makeshift huts just out ...more
May 2014
May 27, 2014
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
North Korea isn't a country I have much knowledge of and whether that's just because I'm a supposedly American-centric American or because that's the ...more
Jun 2014
Sep 13, 2014
Let the Great World Spin
This novel, nay piece of literature,does exactly everything I like a novel to do: It "sounds" good, involves multiple and interesting characters and s ...more
Mar 2014
May 27, 2014
Operation Cinderella (Suddenly Cinderella, #1)
Poor Macie. What to do? One of her magazine articles regarding teenagers and birth control has just been publicly dissed by Ross, a conservative, Texa ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 18, 2015
Shopping for a Billionaire 4 (Shopping for a Billionaire, #4)
Note: I'm using this final edition as a means of reviewing the entire series.

What struck me immediately about Julia Kent's writing was the effortless
Nov 2014
Dec 01, 2014
Under The Billionaire's Command 7 (Under The Billionaire's Command, #7)
This series was another series find, proving once again that if it starts off free I will read anything.

The book begins fairly standard wi
Nov 2014
Dec 03, 2014
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Dark. That's the first word that pops into my head when I think of this piece. The novel follows Tess Durbeyfield, the beautiful daughter of a simple ...more
Nov 2014
Nov 24, 2014
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
What do you do when your Mom's dead, your family has fallen apart, you're now divorced and your most significant recent relationship appears to be wit ...more
Dec 2014
Dec 29, 2014
Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2)
I had ended the first novel with a stronger appreciation for the character of Anastasia Steele. It appeared she finally exercised some backbone and wa ...more
Oct 2014
Oct 20, 2014
So, what would you do if you woke up daily with an overwhelming urge to Go, destination undetermined? For Eric Fortrell, an ordinary teacher, the answ ...more
Sep 2014
Oct 07, 2014
Breaking Up with Barrett (The English Brothers, #1)
A rich man's son (Barrett) falls for the family gardner's daughter (Emily). It sounds like every other romance plot on the shelf, doesn't it? You woul ...more
Dec 2014
Dec 29, 2014
3:AM Kisses (3:AM Kisses, #1)
I guess the plot of this story attempts to answer an age old dilemma. How should you behave when your brother tells you not to screw his best friend/r ...more
Dec 2014
Dec 29, 2014
The Story of Awkward
So here's a cool, little, work of fun. What drew me to it initially is that I've only read one other modern work which used a fairy tale within its pl ...more
Nov 2014
Nov 25, 2014
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