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Twilight (Twilight, #1)
The experience of reading this book was comparable to having my brain scooped out of my skull, very slowly, with a melon baller...
May 07, 2009
May 07, 2009
I realised just before the halfway mark of this book that I was not going to finish it. The storyline itself was OK but I was completly put off by the ...more
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Apr 21, 2009
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
I have absolutely no idea what all the fuss was about this book. I found it incredibly boring, predictable and not in the least bit disturbing. I kept ...more
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Oct 03, 2010
The Way of All Flesh
Boring. Nothing really happens. Ernest is a wishy washy archetypal wet noodle, he has a general hard time but I could only surmise that the stupid bas ...more
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Apr 21, 2009
The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
My prior experience of burritos was of the kind you make in those pre-packaged Old El Paso meal packs with the tortillas etc. I didn't like them much, ...more
Dec 05, 2009
Dec 01, 2009
The Intimate Memoir of Dame Jenny Everleigh, Volume 2: The American Dream
This book is hilarious! I'm sure that its not supposed to be a comedy but I couldn't stop laughing! The main area of my amusement came from the author ...more
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Apr 22, 2009
By The Shores Of Gitchee Gumee
I don't especially like Longfellow so I guess a book containing so many references to The Song of Hiawatha was never really going to float my boat. I ...more
Mar 26, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
Awful Disclosures by Maria Monk of the Hotel Dieu Nunnery of Montreal
Lof cruelty and old-school penance type stuff like flagellation. Actually, come to think of it the last book I read: Year of Wonders: A Novel of the P ...more
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Apr 09, 2009
An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington

Dragging a simpleton around the wonders of the world just didn't make for comedy for me. It's like forcing a meat and two veg person to eat food
Jan 13, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
The Seinfeld Universe: The Entire Domain
Written by the editor and publisher of "Nothing: The Newsletter for Seinfeld Fans", this book provides information on the history and development of t ...more
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Apr 19, 2009
The Dirty Girls Social Club (Dirty Girls, #1)
I knew I was in trouble on the first paragraph of the first page when I read the words "y'all" and "whatever" and flinched. It got worse when the drea ...more
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Apr 09, 2009
Does My Bum Look Big in This?
Short answer: Yes.

Long Answer: Unlike the author I have never asked the question "Does my bum look big in this?" because:
(a) I know that the answer wi
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Apr 07, 2009
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Enough with the "connexion", "bitch-goddesses", "bounders", "bowels" and "wombs" already! I'm struggling to find anything to like about this book at a ...more
Mar 19, 2009
Mar 18, 2009
The Diary Of A Manhattan Call Girl
I had my first and last attempts at reading "chick-lit" last year. I tried really hard but just couldn't get past all the slang and the clothes and sh ...more
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Apr 07, 2009
Mad About the Boy
This was my second attempt at chick-lit (in as many days). I figured that I would give it one more go, just in case I made a premature judgement based ...more
Jun 2006
Apr 13, 2009
OK I want to preface this entry with this statement: I don't usually give up on books before I finish them. In fact I can only remember two books that ...more
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Apr 07, 2009
The Giving Tree
The worst horror book imaginable. I read it to my daughter before reading it myself and as I turned the pages I became queasier and queasier. This boo ...more
Sep 15, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
Nights in Rodanthe
I was a Nicholas Sparks virgin before I read this book today. I had never read any of his books or seen any of the movies made out of his books. I was ...more
Nov 15, 2009
Nov 15, 2009
Magical Thinking: True Stories
Hmmm something happened after I read the Chapter "The Rat Thing". I struggled. A lot. I found myself unable to connect with him anymore. I couldn't la ...more
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Apr 13, 2009
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
Abusive, illiterate misogyny is the new Romance. There is nothing good I can say about this book. The only positive to come from this whole sordid exp ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 05, 2012
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