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When We Were Orphans
3.43
**spoiler alert** I read this novel after I read Never Let Me Go, by the same author. I was surprised that the narrators' tones sounded so similar. Bu ...more
Dec 2006
Jul 12, 2007
 
Microserfs
3.87
I haven't read any Douglas Coupland in a long time. But I still remember how it felt to read Generation X long ago as a teenager. It was a very differ ...more
Aug 13, 2008
Jun 25, 2008
 
The Plot Against America
3.66
This is the first Phillip Roth book I've read. I think it was a more interesting exercise, re-writing history with his own family at the center of the ...more
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Nov 10, 2008
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.71
What was that?!? The book is poorly written and just doesn't treat readers with respect. I wouldn't have even finished it but we were all reading it i ...more
Feb 25, 2009
Feb 09, 2009
 
Anthropology of an American Girl
3.29
I'm not exactly sure how I feel about this book. I finished it and by the end I did care about most of the characters. But I'm not sure how that happe ...more
Jul 29, 2010
Jul 01, 2010
 
The Little Friend
3.41
People are such harsh critics of this novel.I thought it was much better than A Secret History. If you want an answer to a mystery--who killed the lit ...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
The Kite Runner
4.22
I suppose my opinion that this isn't the greatest book isn't a popular one. I really wasn't blown away by this at all. And the ending really grated on ...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years, #1)
3.48
I enjoyed this book until the end. The idea of retelling a classic story from a different point of view is nothing new, but it can be an interesting e ...more
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Jul 16, 2007
 
Drop City
3.82
This is the first and still the best novel by TC Boyle I have read. I adore this book and have read it two or three times already.
The characters are
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Jul 12, 2007
 
Hey Ranger! True Tales of Humor & Misadventure from America's National Parks
3.36
I had high hopes for this book as I like the outdoors, camping, wildlife, etc. And I usually enjoy good nonfiction books. While the stories could have ...more
Aug 2006
Jul 17, 2007
 
The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club: True Tales from a Magnificent and Clumsy Life
3.91
Man, this lady is funny. It takes a lot to make me laugh out loud, not just smirk or think, hmm, that's funny. And Laurie does it again and again. So ...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
Frankenstein; Or, the Modern Prometheus
3.71
I've read this novel many times, beginning in high school. I didn't like it the first time, but by the third time I read it, I really liked it. I thin ...more
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Jul 16, 2007
 
We Were the Mulvaneys
3.66
The Mulvaneys were an awfully annoying, self-pitying and self-righteous family. And they left their poor daughter to cope by herself after a rape. I b ...more
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Aug 01, 2007
 
The Frog King: A Love Story
3.46
I got this book for free and thought it would be a good beach read. It was good for reading out loud to some friends to laugh at and that's it. The wr ...more
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Jul 16, 2007
 
The New York Trilogy
3.93
I've given up. I got through the first story and have no interest in finishing the second. Completely unmemorable and at times painful to read.
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Jan 28, 2009
 
The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death: Reflections on Revenge, Germophobia, and Laser Hair Removal
3.85
What can I say, Laurie is hilarious! She's one of the few authors who can make me laugh out loud.
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Aug 13, 2008
 
Reading Lolita in Tehran
3.55
Wow she needs an editor! I coulnd't even bring myself to finish it.
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Jul 12, 2007
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.16
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Jul 16, 2007
 
A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines
3.96
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Jul 12, 2007
 
The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant
4.03
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Jul 12, 2007
 
Eat This Book: A Year of Gorging and Glory on the Competitive Eating Circuit
3.45
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Jul 16, 2007
 
1984
4.10
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Jul 16, 2007
 
Ordinary People
3.89
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Jul 16, 2007
 
The Nanny Diaries (Nanny, #1)
3.37
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Jul 16, 2007
 
The Secret History
4.05
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Jul 12, 2007
 
The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family
3.96
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Jul 12, 2007
 
The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars
4.02
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Jul 17, 2007
 
Welcome to the Monkey House
4.12
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Jul 16, 2007
 
A Feast of Snakes
4.03
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Jul 29, 2010
 
Ava's Man
4.19
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Jul 12, 2007
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