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Stone Butch Blues
Cried my way through this book. it was incredibly powerful and insightful and it very much got me thinking. I started reading it as a way to get a bet ...more
Feb 09, 2010
Feb 17, 2010
Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain
While I really enjoyed reading this book and found it very compelling, I can't bring myself to give it five stars because I was able to put it down an ...more
Feb 10, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
Wow. I really don't have a good excuse for it taking me to long to get around to reading this, but I'm glad I did!

It's amazing how she managed to tie
Jan 24, 2011
Jan 12, 2011
Joseph Andrews / Shamela
I read this for a class my sophomore year called "What Jane Austen Read" and these were perhaps the two most enjoyable books we read, aside from the A ...more
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Jun 07, 2009
Class Action: The Landmark Case that Changed Sexual Harassment Law
Totally geeked out on this one. It's infuriating and empowering. The only problem I had with it was that I knew that the accounts were not up to par w ...more
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May 08, 2009
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Umm Abraham Lincoln became President through his hunt for a vampire? It sounded so ridiculous that I had to read it and I'm really glad that I did!

Aug 17, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down
Very boring. Did not keep my attention enough for me to finish it which is very surprising because I dig history, particularly this period. There were ...more
Jun 06, 2008
Jun 07, 2009
The Likeness (Dublin Murder Squad, #2)
Total page-turner. I was really concerned that I wouldn't find a mystery that held my attention as well after I finished the Steig Larson series, but ...more
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
Hurting Distance (Spilling CID, #2)
SO glad that I picked this up! Met her at a book signing with Tana French and was intrigued by the excerpt she read from her newest novel. I chose thi ...more
Aug 27, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
Sex, Murder And A Double Latte (A Sophie Katz Murder Mystery, #1)
Cute and witty. You definitely get a feel for the author's personality. It's not one of those books you can't put down, but you definitely want to kee ...more
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May 08, 2009
Beyond the Burning Cross: A Landmark Case of Race, Censorship, and the First Amendment
Excellent resource for First Amendment cases. Definitely gets you thinking in a different way and opens you up to how complex an issue free speech and ...more
Jan 2008
May 08, 2009
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
I read it in high school and don't remember much about it other than the fact that I didn't care for it. Maybe someday I'll give it another shot.
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Nov 16, 2010
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Meh, didn't live up to all the hype for me. Not sure if I'll bother with the rest of the series.
Oct 02, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
An angsty teenager's must-read... also a good book
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Jan 29, 2011
The Princess Bride
Amazing. I don't know what to say. Just read it.
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May 08, 2009
The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3)
Alright, so yes, this is a classic work of fantasy, I'll give you that. But DAMN it is TORTURE getting through this series. What with the obscenely lo ...more
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Jan 29, 2011
Why I Wore Lipstick: To My Mastectomy
I cried
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May 08, 2009
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
An easy, entertaining read full of facts and information about America's wilderness, though, I must say, much of it is very depressing and perturbing. ...more
Jan 31, 2011
Sep 14, 2010
The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
I know there are a lot of things that suck in America, but there was just so much negativity that I really didn't anticipate. It started out as an amu ...more
Mar 13, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
Honestly, in light of the revelations that much of this book is a lie and that his "charity" organization spends more money promoting his book than bu ...more
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Mar 13, 2011
Water for Elephants
Beautifully written book. It was a bit difficult for me to get into for the first 100 pages or so but from there on I couldn't put it down. It was a l ...more
Jul 13, 2011
Aug 18, 2010
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)
I got about 100 pages in and just couldn't get into it. I found it depressing and boring honestly. It was like talking to that friend that only ever h ...more
May 17, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
Hmm you know what this book needs? I few more pages of glowing reviews in the front. Really. Five just isn't enough. I can't believe they stopped ther ...more
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Feb 01, 2011
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
It took a bit of a while to get there - there's a lot that goes on in this book - but it's a great book. Definitely a page-turner and a great way to c ...more
Jan 04, 2011
Oct 18, 2010
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
It's a little bit difficult to get into at first but PUSH THROUGH IT. After about 70 pages I couldn't put it down. This book is full of action and sur ...more
Sep 27, 2010
Feb 17, 2010
Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid
Warning: This is vulgar and totally not PC but it was also hilarious and he did make some really good points. I'd recommend it as long as you're not o ...more
Jan 2009
Jun 14, 2009
Don't want to give too much away so I'll say that it's not at all what I was expecting but kept me turning those pages. I was a bit disappointed in th ...more
Sep 20, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
Made me want to believe that all of the conspiracies in it were true. Really fun and intriguing.
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May 08, 2009
Broken Harbour (Dublin Murder Squad, #4)
Can't wait for this!
Aug 18, 2012
Dec 27, 2011
Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage
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Jan 11, 2011
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