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I Work at a Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks
Summary: This is my life. Stories from the public library.

Why I Read This: Because it looked hilarious, and it lived up to my expectations.

Review: If
Nov 2014
Oct 31, 2014
Brunette Ambition
Summary: Lea Michele. Written by Lea Michele.

Why I Read This: I don't normally read celebrity books because I don't have the patience for celebrity go
Jun 03, 2014
Jun 03, 2014
The Testing (The Testing, #1)
Summary: Cia has dreamed about being admitted to the University for years. When she finally gets her chance to be tested, she finds out that it is not ...more
Jun 03, 2014
Jun 02, 2014
The Dancing Plague: The Strange, True Story of an Extraordinary Illness
Summary: There was a plague in 1518, people danced (how many - who knows?) and people died (how many - somewhere between 10 and 100). It's the fault o ...more
Apr 06, 2010
Apr 05, 2010
Among the Cannibals: Adventures on the Trail of Man's Darkest Ritual
Summary: Paul Raffaele goes and looks for cannibals.

Why I Read This: It was about cannibals!

Review: This book was going to get 2-stars because it was
Jun 26, 2014
Jun 22, 2014
Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands
Summary: A nuclear plant blows up and everyone blames Emily's parents. So she runs away.

Why I Read This: I heard Chris Bohjalian speak about it when h
Aug 16, 2014
Jul 10, 2014
Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
Summary: Barbara Ehrenreich has never been hugged...

I'm sorry, Barbara Ehrenreich thinks that positive thinking is ruining our country. It denies peop
Jan 18, 2010
Oct 24, 2009
The Light Between Oceans
Summary: A young woman and a young man marry and go to live at the lighthouse where the man works. But after much pain and sorrow, the wife is devasta ...more
Jan 20, 2015
Jan 19, 2015
Annie's Ghosts
Summary: Annie Cohen is a mystery. An unknown. His mother's sister who had never been mentioned. Join Luxenberg's journey to discover Annie's story.

May 08, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
Something Other Than God: How I Passionately Sought Happiness and Accidentally Found It
Summary: Jennifer was a passionate atheist, until she began to see God working in her life.

Why I Read This: I enjoy Jennifer's blog and thought that I
Jun 02, 2014
May 08, 2014
Thirteen Reasons Why
Summary: Hannah Baker does the unthinkable and ends her own life. But an echo of her remains. Before she died, she mailed a set of tapes to 13 people ...more
Sep 20, 2014
Sep 16, 2014
Millions, Billions, & Trillions
Summary: Large numbers!

Why I Read This: I meant to order "Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Economy", but I ordered this instead.

Jan 10, 2014
Jan 10, 2014
Medjugorje The Message
Summary: Wayne Weible was a happy protestant, oblivious to what all the hype was about the Blessed Virgin, until a friend came to speak at his Church. ...more
Feb 17, 2009
Mar 28, 2009
The Age of Miracles
Summary: It's the end of the world as we know it... and I'm only 12-years-old

Why I Read It: I had had it on my to-read list, and I finally decided to
Oct 04, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
Summary: This book was not memorable.

Why I Read This: I got bored at Amanda's baby shower.

Review: This book was not memorable.
Mar 2014
Mar 01, 2014
Queen Victoria: Demon Hunter
Summary: Queen Victoria, the demure regent, learns quickly after her ascention the dangers of her position....especially to the supernatural. With a l ...more
Feb 20, 2010
Mar 01, 2010
Still Alice
Summary: Alice is a world-renowned psycholinguist working at Harvard University when she starts to forget things. Simple things at first, words or com ...more
Jan 06, 2010
Jan 08, 2010
The House of the Scorpion (Matteo Alacran, #1)
**spoiler alert** Summary: Matt Alacran is a clone. And not just any clone. Matt is the clone of a fierce dictator and drug lord who has taken over th ...more
May 31, 2010
May 31, 2010
Never Knowing
**spoiler alert** Summary: Sara is a little bit high-strung. But can you blame her? She went to find her birth mother, only to discover that her fathe ...more
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
Summary: There is no summary on the book jacket/cover for "Blankets", and I think that I know why. How do you summarize life on a book jacket? Instead ...more
Jan 08, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
Summary: Jonas is an ordinary boy in an ordinary world - a world where everything is ordinary. While there is not sickness and no pain, there is somet ...more
Sep 28, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
The Leftovers
Summary: One day, you're going about your business, and the person you were just sitting next to you disappears. It would be odd and upsetting if it h ...more
Nov 04, 2011
Nov 04, 2011
Summary: Sara wins a coveted scholarship to a moderately impressive dance school in NJ. She must leave behind her friends and family her junior year o ...more
not set
Jan 08, 2012
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
Summary: Beedle the Bard has compiled quite the list of sometimes gruesome, sometimes enchanting fairy tales from the wizarding world. With added note ...more
May 03, 2009
May 05, 2009
Beauty Queens
Summary: When a plane with 50 beauty queens on it crashes on a deserted island, the girls must band together, and find a way to work together to stay ...more
Mar 29, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
Summary: Jack has lived his whole life in one small room - a sound-proof shed where he and his kidnapped mother live. Kidnapped 7 years ago, ma has sh ...more
Mar 16, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots
Summary: Deborah grew up as a member of a Hassidic sect in Williamsburg. Sheltered, the frequent source of gossip, and alone, Deborah found her refuge ...more
Apr 02, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party
Summary: Octavian has lived a somewhat charmed life. Taken from slavery, he has been given a classical education, excellent food and clothing, and rel ...more
Nov 22, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
The Merchant of Venice
Summary: Antonio's friend Bassanio has a problem: he's in love (and what a problem it is). But Bassanio has no money. Antonio, a merchant, has lent hi ...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 08, 2010
A Stolen Life
Summary: Jaycee Dugard was a normal 11 year old girl. She was a little bit shy, loved her baby sister, and didn't really like her step-father. That al ...more
Sep 2011
Aug 29, 2011
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