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Idoru (Bridge, #2)
You know, it seems like I would really like William Gibson, from what I've heard of him, but there's something about his writing that leaves too much...more
Sep 2007
Aug 16, 2007
Night Film
I wish I could give this four stars. I REALLY liked most of the book and then it went off the rails toward the end. Also I've never seen a book use so...more
Jul 2014
Jul 01, 2014
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
I love books about cults, and this one delivers in a big way. There's something fascinatingly awful about Scientology and you can see that in spades i...more
Apr 07, 2014
Apr 07, 2014
Gone Girl
Let me first say that I'm a fan of Law and Order: SVU. I am the kind of person who watches marathons of SVU on USA and then realizes it's dark outside...more
Dec 13, 2012
Dec 13, 2012
The Selection (The Selection, #1)
I didn't want to like this book. And there were some things that made me go "SAY WHAT?!" But I did enjoy it. It was a fun read marred by some bad idea...more
Dec 30, 2012
Dec 30, 2012
Slimed!: An Oral History of Nickelodeon's Golden Age
I would give this a 3.5. This book is full of very interesting information, especially the break up of my family's favorite show, Ren and Stimpy. So m...more
Jun 09, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)
Man, what a creepy mystery. I really liked Evie as a character and how she is loyal, even when she doesn't want to be. The final confrontation is terr...more
Nov 28, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #1)
**spoiler alert** I got a little into this book and then I realized..............wait, this is a book about slavery. And I tried to think, no, wait, m...more
Sep 24, 2012
Sep 24, 2012
**spoiler alert** Huh. I liked the fairy tale feel of this book, as well as the stories within the stories. I thought that Clara was a nice touch as s...more
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
**spoiler alert** I'm giving this 1.5 stars. There are a lot of problems. It's too long. There are lots of grammatical errors and weird word decisions...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
Liar, Liar (Cat DeLuca Mysteries, #1)
It's hard for me to focus on books set in Chicago that seem to be written by people that have never visited Chicago. Or have only been to the bigger t...more
Mar 28, 2014
Mar 20, 2014
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
One very small spoiler follows.

I didn't think I would like this book at first. The main character, to me, is a bit of a Mary Sue. But, as you find out...more
Jul 08, 2011
Jul 08, 2011
Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Some of my fondest memories include sitting in funky Chicago Stadium and watching Jordan and Pippen play with my dad.

I don't remember the Dream Team v...more
Jan 11, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
Through the Wire: Lyrics and Illuminations
My lil brother gave this to me for Christmas. I liked the art a lot, but I wish there was even more information about Kanye's inspiration. I also miss...more
Jan 07, 2014
Jan 07, 2014
Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel #1)
I've never read an Evanovitch book before. Actually, I listened to most of the book on CD and then had to return it. Luckily my library had the book i...more
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 23, 2012
Let Me In
Creeped me the hell out. Reminded me of the Silence of the Lambs in tone. Very good, I couldn't stop reading to see what was going to happen. Not my n...more
Feb 09, 2009
Feb 09, 2009
Deadline (Newsflesh Trilogy #2)
I definitely liked Feed more than I liked Deadline. There seemed to be a lot of exposition in this book and not enough action. I admit that I found so...more
Apr 05, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
**spoiler alert** I mainly wanted to pick up this book because my family owns a funeral home. Often my mother (who works there) and I will shorten fun...more
May 23, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
How can you be so gross and yet so hilarious, Mary Roach? And why did I start reading this book at lunch time? X_X
Aug 29, 2014
Nov 29, 2012
Countdown (Newsflesh Trilogy #0.5)
**spoiler alert** Very entertaining, though I wish we had seen more about how the Mason parents had become such fame-hungry people. Or maybe even a li...more
Apr 06, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
Matched (Matched, #1)
**spoiler alert** This book reminded me very strongly of the Giver. Which is not a bad thing. Unlike the Giver, I thought this book was overlong.

In a...more
Feb 19, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
Behind the Candelabra
I already saw the HBO movie (MATT DAMON) so I'm not sure why I felt compelled to read the book? What can I say, I'm a glutton for candelabras. You act...more
Nov 11, 2013
Nov 11, 2013
The Rook (The Checquy Files, #1)
Unlike most books, I would desperately love a sequel to this one.
May 10, 2012
Dec 08, 2011
Moon Over Manifest
I looked at the reviews, which was probably a mistake, before I started writing this review. I enjoyed this book, though I figured out one of the cent...more
Jul 10, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
**spoiler alert** Since this book is set in England, let me use a British word to describe it.


I had a boyfriend in high school, but I don't...more
Dec 11, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Pandemonium (Delirium, #2)

Seriously, folks, once I started remember what the heck happened in the first book (it's been a while)...more
Jan 11, 2013
Sep 26, 2011
Throne of the Crescent Moon (The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, #1)
Nooo, how can this book be over? There's so much more that has to happen!

This is going to sound weird, but I loved all the references to God and relig...more
May 07, 2013
Mar 04, 2012
Partials (The Partials Sequence, #1)
**spoiler alert** Let me say, first things first, that I liked this book. The action was great and it was very exciting. I also liked the main charact...more
May 24, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
Three Parts Dead (Craft Sequence #1)
I have loved fantasy for a very long time, thanks to my nerdy fairy godmother. But I always had trouble finding books with characters who look like me...more
Dec 11, 2012
Oct 07, 2012
Beauty Queens
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book, but I felt like the satire was a little TOO over the top at times. I mean, I got it pretty quickly, and I don't...more
Feb 27, 2012
Nov 08, 2011
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