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When God Doesn't Make Sense
4.05
I thought I had an idea of how this book would be but I was totally wrong. I have never had a strong religious background and to be honest I have been ...more
Jan 03, 2013
Dec 22, 2012
 
Survivor
3.92
I feel like I had just finished reading my last review but I finished this book in just a day. Needless to say it held my interest. It was my first no ...more
Aug 16, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
 
I Am the Messenger
4.11
I was a huge fan of the book thief. The writing was amazing and the story was engaging. I was interested in looking further into Markus Zuzak's writin ...more
Jan 12, 2014
Nov 04, 2013
 
Bartleby, the Scrivener
3.87
**spoiler alert** I would like to start this review by saying this isn't really a review but more of a comparison of two fictional characters. I feel ...more
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
 
The Revolt of the Cockroach People
3.89
I really don't know how I ended up reading this book. I wish it was some awesome story but it kind of started as a joke as one of the only books one o ...more
Oct 05, 2013
Sep 28, 2013
 
The Circle
3.42
I really enjoy Dave Eggers when he writes fiction. You Shall Know Our Velocity may be one of my favorite books. I was a bit disappointed after reading ...more
Oct 31, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
 
Post Office
4.03
This was my introduction to Bukowski. I really had no expectations going in besides that a few bands that I listen to supposedly take direct quotes fr ...more
Aug 14, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
 
The Book Thief
4.36
I can no longer say that I have never cried while reading a book. I am not sure if my eyes were sweating but I will say this story tugged at my hearts ...more
Nov 12, 2013
Nov 02, 2013
 
Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile
3.77
After reading Chris Kluwe's book Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies, I was intrigued by first hand experiences in the NFL. Kluwe's book was focused more ...more
Mar 31, 2014
Mar 18, 2014
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.33
I have seen a lot of fans excited about the new movie and final book coming out this year so I decided to give this series a chance. I have always bee ...more
Nov 25, 2013
Nov 12, 2013
 
The Rescue
4.07
I was recommended this book from my girlfriend when we first started talking. I was relieved she found enjoyment from reading and told her I was open ...more
Sep 28, 2013
Sep 11, 2013
 
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
3.97
It probably was distance. Or maybe I didn't have a proper grasp on death, YET. I remember being in the library for my 8th grade English class for a sh ...more
Jun 04, 2012
May 11, 2012
 
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger
3.90
I have been a fan of logistics since my time in college. It was something that appealed to me. So many small details go into simple things that we tak ...more
Feb 11, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
 
The Light Between Oceans
3.96
I stumbled across this book while Christmas shopping in my local Barnes and Noble. I was looking at the year's best books and the beautiful cover caug ...more
Jan 28, 2013
Jan 03, 2013
 
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
3.68
This was an impulse buy from the kindle store. I am always interested in books and short stories adapted to movies. I always interested in how twenty ...more
Jan 29, 2014
Jan 29, 2014
 
Dark Places
3.89
This book was amazing. Cliché as it might sound, I was up into the middle of the night reading this book. It was a bit odd and a tad disturbing but it ...more
Apr 29, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
 
Little Bee
3.66
Ehh... I really wanted to like this book.I found the story very strong thematically and plotwise. The pacing was nice and suspenseful. It was hard to ...more
Apr 10, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
 
Giving Up the Ghost: A Story About Friendship, 80s Rock, a Lost Scrap of Paper, and What It Means to Be Haunted
3.34
I was pretty excited to read this book because I received an advanced copy from this very website. I feel like my review is going to be a bit bias bec ...more
Aug 05, 2012
Jun 03, 2012
 
Bossypants
3.92
I never really watched 30 rock or Saturday Night Live too often but I have always found Tina Fey very intelligent. Her intellect is what really made m ...more
Sep 03, 2013
Dec 07, 2011
 
California
3.28
This one took me way longer than it should have. I started reading this book on my way to Alaska. The Alaskan landscape played perfectly into the sett ...more
Oct 12, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.92
I watched an interview with Maria Semple before reading this book. I found it interesting how she said she wanted to write a book that was fun to read ...more
Dec 10, 2013
Oct 24, 2012
 
Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football, and Assorted Absurdities
3.42
This book was a cluster cuss. Chris Kluwe is a former NFL punter that has been very active in the writing community recently. He is most known for his ...more
Dec 03, 2013
Jun 29, 2013
 
The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical
4.08
I first heard of this book on a music website in a thread with someone saying this book changed their life. I was intrigued by the synopsis. A guy who ...more
Sep 12, 2012
Jun 30, 2010
 
This is Where I Leave You
3.88
I read about this book on some article about movie adaptations coming out this year. I was intrigued by the cast. I think the article mostly highlight ...more
May 27, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
 
Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?
3.51
Dave Eggers' YFWATATPDTLF is definitely a title a that does not roll off the tongue and does not look good in an abbreviated form. But lengthy titles ...more
Jul 27, 2014
Jun 01, 2014
 
Apathy and Other Small Victories
3.85


I would say that my sense of humor is pretty different . Whenever I hear that books are hilarious I worry but still want to give them a shot. I'm not
...more
Jun 20, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
The Name
3.96
I was also recommended this book because of my questions about religion. I really didn't get much out of it. Graham goes in depth about September elev ...more
Jun 08, 2013
Jun 08, 2013
 
A Kiss Before You Go: An Illustrated Memoir of Love and Loss
4.33
I have had this book during on my shelf for a few months now. I ordered it because it seemed like an interesting perspective.

This book has a unique ar
...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Sharp Objects
3.87
This book was amazing! I have read all three of Gillian Flynn's books this year and each one is amazing. Flynn provides the right amount of darkness a ...more
Oct 09, 2013
Dec 05, 2012
 
Winter's Bone
3.93
I listened to this audio book on the way to visit my girlfriend and it was by far the hardest audio book to get into that I have listened to. Maybe I ...more
Oct 13, 2013
Oct 13, 2013
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