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Glamorama
3.45
My personal favorite of Ellis's works.

I had a good time with the symbolism in the book (though some of it is still somewhat confusing), the shallownes
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Oct 2005
Aug 02, 2007
 
The Gun Seller
3.69
Hugh Laurie, baby, I love you, but this one took me a few months to get though.

It just never snagged me. The writing style is brilliant. Hugh has a gr
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Apr 2007
Aug 02, 2007
 
Coyote Blue
3.73
I really loved this one, it's right up there with Fluke for me.

I loved the characters-- a colorful cast, as usual. Additionally, I really personally r
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Aug 2007
Aug 02, 2007
 
You Suck (A Love Story, #2)
3.80
Well, the book itself cracked me up. I always laughed at the writing style of "Abby Normal" in her chapters and such, the plot was great and fun, lots ...more
Sep 2007
Aug 02, 2007
 
The Uncyclopedia
3.24
I just bought this book tonight and, frankly, it's one of the most entertaining things I've ever purchased. It has all sorts of completely random info ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 03, 2007
 
Life of Pi
3.86
This book was recommended to me by my high school philosophy teacher.

I loved it. A lot of the descriptions and situations are incredibly vivid. I didn
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Jan 2006
Aug 02, 2007
 
Island of the Sequined Love Nun
3.77
Gotta love Christopher Moore.

This is one of my favorites of his. As usual, the premise is great, his characters are amazingly shaped, it's laugh-out-
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Jul 2007
Aug 02, 2007
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.27
What a great book. I could read this one over and over again.

This was the first book of Christopher Moore's that I read, and it most definitely wasn't
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Jan 2005
Aug 02, 2007
 
Bloodsucking Fiends (A Love Story, #1)
3.92
At first I was somewhat skeptical about this one, simply because everyone and their cousin has written about vampires, but Moore did well. He really t ...more
Oct 2006
Aug 02, 2007
 
American Psycho
3.80
Vapid, shallow, and violent.

Definitely not for everyone, but I enjoy this sort of book (even though some of the violent descriptions made me cringe).
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Jan 2005
Aug 02, 2007
 
I, Lucifer
3.65
It was decent, I'd say. Interesting premise, fun and casual sort of narration.

The beginning third of the book is the best in my opinion. The third qua
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Jul 2007
Aug 02, 2007
 
Empires of Sand
3.98
This book is a LONG read, and the first half of the book can be as dry and dull as anything.

However the second half was wonderful and read more than t
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Jul 03, 2009
Apr 05, 2009
 
Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness
3.67
This book really makes me wish Hunter was still with us. I love reading his opinions on the politics I wasn't around for, but this book has currently ...more
Jan 2006
Aug 02, 2007
 
Less Than Zero
3.58
My least favorite Ellis book. It was alright, but it didn't start nor go anywhere.

Maybe I missed the point entirely, or maybe that was the point

Regard
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Nov 2006
Aug 02, 2007
 
Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings
3.72
One of my top favorite Christopher Moore books!

One of the weirdest premises with even stranger twists. I highly recommend this one.

One thing is for s
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Jul 2006
Aug 02, 2007
 
The Raw Shark Texts
3.87
One of the best books I've read in a long time. I could hardly put it down. Very rarely can books make me say "Oh that is SO cool" out loud, but this ...more
Jun 12, 2008
May 25, 2008
 
Party Monster: A Fabulous But True Tale of Murder in Clubland
4.08
Great fun. I LOVE James's writing style. It's so comfortable and friendly. I'm a big fan of casual sorts of narratives.

It's a fun look into a fabulou
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Jan 2004
Aug 02, 2007
 
A Dirty Job
4.09
I. Love. This. Book.

It will be even better for you if you read Coyote Blue and Bloodsucking Fiends / You Suck first.

An amazing story with amazing (
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Dec 2007
Aug 02, 2007
 
Thank You for Smoking
3.91
If you saw the movie, forget about it. The book is SO much better. There's a hell of a lot in here that the movie completely left out!

A good read. I w
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Jan 2005
Aug 02, 2007
 
The Rules of Attraction
3.70
I enjoyed this in the way I enjoy reading my Livejournal friends list, only if my friends were this shallow, drugged, and promiscuous.

Not much to it
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Nov 2006
Aug 02, 2007
 
The Rum Diary
3.83
Vastly underrated. This book really makes me with Hunter wrote more of his 'fiction.' Extra-great considering it was his first real novel, too.

Very en
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Jan 2003
Aug 02, 2007
 
The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove
3.84
Another great Christopher Moore book. Fun, colorful characters, funny, and surreal twists and turns. Not one of my favorites of Moore's, but all of hi ...more
May 2006
Aug 02, 2007
 
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
4.08
One of my favorites. The movie really does it little justice (aside from how Gilbert, Arnie, and Momma are portrayed).

One of the few books that made
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Jan 2004
Aug 02, 2007
 
Graphic Design Cookbook: Mix & Match Recipes for Faster, Better Layouts
3.49
One of the BEST books to have if you do any kind of design work. I don't know how I got through my first year and a half of graphic design courses wit ...more
Jan 2007
Aug 02, 2007
 
Letters to Wendy's
4.14
Strange book, but it was quick and relatively painless. Not too sure what I thought of it.
Jan 2004
Aug 02, 2007
 
The Deeper Meaning of Liff
3.90
Funny. Wish I could commit some of these words to memory to use in normal conversation.
Jan 2005
Aug 02, 2007
 
Fear and Loathing in America: The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist, 1968-1976
4.05
A great look into a more personal side of this fantastic journalist.
Jan 2004
Aug 02, 2007
 
Lord of the Flies
3.61
One of the best books I got to read in school. Great story.
Jan 2004
Aug 02, 2007
 
The Pit Dragon Chronicles, Volumes 1-3: Boxed Set: Dragon's Blood, Heart's Blood, and A Sending of Dragons
4.07
A major favorite from adolescence. Beautiful stories :)
Jan 1999
Aug 02, 2007
 
Douglas Adams's Starship Titanic
3.45
Weird and funny! Just wish I could beat the video game...
Jan 2003
Aug 02, 2007
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