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The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating
3.01
did not like it
This was a terrible book. There was no plot and no point of this whatsoever. I cannot believe the author thought she could write fiction and that this ...more
not set
Jul 06, 2014
 
If I did it : Confessions of the Killer
3.10
it was amazing
Absolutely chilling. I lost sleep over this. I read it because Kris Jenner talks about how she was good friends with Nicole. Nicole told her that OJ w ...more
Aug 08, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
 
Once a King, Always a King: The Unmaking of a Latin King
4.23
it was ok
I know the author was a latin king and didn't have all that much education, but didn't his editors? There were many grammatical and spelling errors th ...more
May 18, 2010
May 17, 2010
 
Ron Jeremy: The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz
3.43
it was amazing
This book was very entertaining and not just because it talks about the porn industry. Ron talks about his celebrity friends (and who doesn't love cel ...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
 
Jamie's Food Revolution: Rediscover How to Cook Simple, Delicious, Affordable Meals
4.13
liked it
Isn't Jamie's whole schtick healthy food? All of his recipes seem to call for cheese, butter, cracker crumbs or heavy cream. I love all those ingredie ...more
Jul 07, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
 
Life, on the Line: A Chef's Story of Chasing Greatness, Facing Death, and Redefining the Way We Eat
4.05
it was amazing
At first I thought that this book was pretty thick, if it was just going to be about molecular gastronomy. Then I got halfway through it the first tim ...more
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
 
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
4.29
it was amazing
I liked Wild enough and was interested in this Dear Sugar advice column. Then I got it and thought, why the heck would I want to read a book of advice ...more
Nov 30, 2014
Nov 28, 2014
 
Chocolate, Please: My Adventures in Food, Fat, and Freaks
3.51
liked it
Parts of this are crazy hilarious, other parts boring as hell--didn't give a fuck about her high school years or what her favorite parts of being on c ...more
Nov 08, 2009
Nov 06, 2009
 
The Glass Castle
4.23
it was amazing
I read this in one sitting because I literally could not bear to stop reading this and not find out what happened next. Books like this make me love m ...more
Jul 28, 2009
Aug 05, 2009
 
Kris Jenner . . . And All Things Kardashian
3.50
really liked it
Don't judge. Not nearly as shallow as you would think.
Jul 23, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
 
Life Is Not a Reality Show: Keeping It Real with the Housewife Who Does It All
2.83
liked it
Not as bad as you might think!
Apr 26, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
 
Why I Left the Amish
3.42
really liked it
This is the dirt I wanted on the Amish!
Oct 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
Happens Every Day: An All Too True Story
3.47
liked it
What happens is devastating: her husband tells her that it's over after a few years and two small children later. He never admits to having an affair ...more
Aug 05, 2009
Aug 05, 2009
 
Fat Girl: A True Story
3.23
liked it
This would be a 3 1/2 star book, if half stars were able to be awarded.

This book read like no other memoir I've ever read and was kind of disturbing b
...more
Dec 03, 2009
Dec 04, 2009
 
The Adderall Diaries
3.48
liked it
Kind of a weird book written by a guy who lost his mom early on and left home to lives on the streets and ended up in group homes, etc. His father was ...more
Aug 25, 2010
Aug 27, 2010
 
Huck: The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family - and a Whole Town - About Hope and Happy Endings
3.62
it was ok
I adore dogs and would have loved this book if it were written as an ode to Huck. Unfortunately, the climax of the story is that Huck runs away while ...more
Jun 2011
Jun 08, 2011
 
Red Eye, Black Eye
2.70
it was ok
This book is about a guy who gets fired, moves out of his apartment and his grandma dies. Quarterlife crisis. So he buys a bus pass that will let him ...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
That's My Baby
3.52
really liked it
I thought it would be fun to read a book by an author I read in junior high and high school. I really enjoyed this. The reviewer quoted on the front c ...more
not set
Jul 23, 2014
 
Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-time Eater
3.65
liked it
This book was a little long winded. I didn't need to know every detail of this guy's exercise routine or what he ate everyday for example. I did like ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 01, 2010
 
Swallow the Ocean
3.72
liked it
This book was okay. I do like my memoirs more tragic than a mom who hoards, gets violent, sees/hears things, makes terrible kids clothing. I'm not say ...more
Nov 21, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
 
Are You My Mother?
3.66
did not like it
I liked Alison's first graphic novel, a true story of how her father was a closeted homosexual who worked as a teacher and a funeral director (in the ...more
Jul 06, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
 
Love Drugged
3.58
it was amazing
This book was very thought provoking and informative as to what I would imagine many gay adolescents go through. Coming from a straight background, I ...more
Oct 21, 2010
Jun 25, 2010
 
Dewey's Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions
4.02
it was amazing
I would never have considered myself a cat person. That said, I adored "Dewey" with every piece of my heart. I mistakenly thought that this book would ...more
Jan 18, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
 
Girl (Girl, #1)
3.75
it was amazing
one of my all time favorite books ever. i love when books are written like a run on sentence.

the main character is coming of age, i know how trite--b
...more
Jan 1995
Jun 09, 2010
 
The Almost Moon
2.67
it was ok
While I have not particularly liked any of Alice Sebold's past books, I was intrigued by the premise of this one. The author kills her mother via smot ...more
Jul 23, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
 
Whip Smart: A Memoir
3.39
it was ok
not nearly as good as it could have been. the author had issues with drugs and relationships, all stuff i didn't care about--i just wanted to find out ...more
Jun 2010
Jun 11, 2010
 
This Organic Life: Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader
3.94
really liked it
I never thought that I read and/or enjoy a book written about a woman's garden(s).

This book is about a woman who decides to try to grow her own food
...more
Aug 19, 2009
Jul 09, 2009
 
Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life
3.44
it was ok
Definitely no Ruth Reichl. I didn't care for this book because it was like the reader was watching someone try to find themselves through therapy. May ...more
May 27, 2010
May 27, 2010
 
A Time to Die (One Last Wish, #1)
4.01
liked it
This is the continuation of a book I read and loved in junior high, so please don't judge me for liking the "Dawn Rochelle series" even though I am in ...more
Dec 02, 2009
Dec 02, 2009
 
Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog
4.18
it was amazing
Fucking phenomenal. I didn't care too much for the anthropology lessons, but all of the stories of Merle had me laughing and reflecting on how much I ...more
Nov 2009
Nov 30, 2009
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