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Gerald's Game
3.41
Warning- Spoilers

Ok, so I'm torn about this. I really was not comfortable with the descriptions of molestation- which often strayed to inappropriately
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Oct 12, 2014
Oct 11, 2014
 
The Motherless Oven
3.63
In almost every review of this comic people are lamenting that they felt like they were not smart enough to understand what they were reading. You are ...more
Dec 14, 2014
Dec 14, 2014
 
The Girl with All the Gifts
3.91
This is tricky. I can't really say that I liked it- but I read it in entirety in one afternoon. Make of that what you will. I found the Greek mytholog ...more
Dec 15, 2014
Dec 15, 2014
 
The Other Dead
2.91
I can see that in many of the other reviews Obama has been a problem for some people. Honestly, I liked it. And I loved, loved, loved all the zombie a ...more
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
 
Night Animals
3.78
Fantastically detailed artwork. The narrative of the story is communicated impeccably without words, however, the greatest strength for me is the endl ...more
Dec 14, 2014
Dec 14, 2014
 
Thornwood House
4.01
an absolutely beautiful book which I read in one day because I couldn't bear to put it down. It is full of wonderful, vibrant, confusing details and e ...more
Jan 15, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
 
The Strange Library
3.67
hahaha, what even was that? I loved it for the same style and humour that made Hardboiled Wonderland and the End of the World my favourite of his book ...more
Dec 16, 2014
Dec 16, 2014
 
Saga, Volume 1 (Saga #1-6)
4.39
I don't generally gravitate towards Sci Fi and read this on the recommendation of a good friend and was pleasantly surprised. I love an inspired out o ...more
Dec 14, 2014
Dec 14, 2014
 
Deliverance
3.84
I don't know. I just loved it. The writing is solid and unencumbered, and the narrative flows just like the river. An easy read, despite the heavy con ...more
Oct 10, 2014
Oct 10, 2014
 
Railsea
3.91
*3.5

A very fun, easy steampun-kitsch read. I really enjoyed this giant mole and train Moby Dick up until the final revelation which was cleverly banal
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Jan 13, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
 
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1)
3.75
I'm torn because this is a great book but it has the WORST MONSTER. Everything but the monster is fascinating. The monster is terrible.
Apr 10, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
 
Through the Woods
3.93
Read it twice in a row. Absolutely beautiful artwork and simple yet incredibly effective writing. Genuinely creepy. I love it!
Oct 18, 2014
Oct 17, 2014
 
Gone Girl
3.95
I'm not sure that I liked this but I know what I want to read more books like it.
May 10, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
 
Her Dark Curiosity (The Madman's Daughter, #2)
3.91
I feel like the last reveal was shoehorned in there, and that one of the plot points was wasted, but as far as the rest of the book goes- HECK YES.
Jun 28, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
 
Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street
3.47
The only reason I didn't give this book 5 stars is because it was supposed to be the complete history of Sesame Street and it was not. It should have ...more
not set
Dec 06, 2011
 
Sworn to Silence (Kate Burkholder, #1)
3.97
This could have been a solid 3, after all, I read it in one day and it isn't short. The romance thing between Kate and John came out of nowhere, in th ...more
Feb 10, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
 
Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live
3.98
This book is an amazing insight to the people who worked for and in SNL. There's an ego to it, yes, and there was misogynism and greed and selfishness ...more
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 24, 2014
 
We3
4.00
so incredibly intense and sad. Simple storytelling that still emotionally engaging and visceral imagery. Much more positive ending than I actually ant ...more
Dec 14, 2014
Sep 21, 2011
 
Bind, Torture, Kill: The Inside Story of the Serial Killer Next Door
3.77
Although this book seemed to me to be very arrhythmic, disjointed even, I really appreciated the focus on the detectives solving the case rather than ...more
Jul 29, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
 
Care of Wooden Floors
3.29
The only reason I didn't give this book 4 stars was because of the unresolved fiasco with the cleaner.
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
 
Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle
3.51
I was really excited to read Rachel Dratch's book but I can't help but feel like this was a bit of a downer. I appreciated her grounded and down to ea ...more
Jan 28, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
 
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
4.26
I didn't actually finish it,I managed a solid 90%, but I swore I would only keep reading until Jon or Arya died. I can't do this to myself anymore, I ...more
Oct 06, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
The Last Werewolf (The Last Werewolf, #1)
3.47
Unfinished!

I like some gore and sex as much as the next guy but this shit did not make sense! It was very jarring, every few pages, to think "that's n
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Feb 10, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
The Castle of Otranto
3.16
I read this book in around two hours, I think. It's amazing. It's like an episode of something written by Stephen Moffatt- all the conversations are a ...more
not set
Apr 23, 2014
 
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
3.79
I feel like the author had a fantastic premise starting point- the creepy photos- and then completely bailed from it. Also the protagonist's voice fee ...more
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 29, 2014
 
The Descent
3.97
parts of this book ate amazing and horrifying and I really like Ike. Having said that, I wish the author would trust his readers more. I didn't need a ...more
Nov 16, 2013
Nov 16, 2013
 
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
3.81
One if the best autobiography type books I've ever read. Great comedians aren't always as great at looking at themselves, but Mindy tells her story wi ...more
Jan 15, 2014
Jan 14, 2014
 
Deranged
3.85
I found the biographer's style a little too speculative, but that didn't stop me from being engaged and horrified by the events detailed. Fish seems t ...more
Jul 25, 2012
Jul 27, 2012
 
A Shocking Accident
3.67
I am... disapointed. I was expecting the promised twists in these tales to be more... well, twisty. They were certainly quirky. I didn't think a few o ...more
Oct 13, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
 
The Willows
4.12
a really interesting premise, and the willows are very menacing. However I was surprised to see a "he would declare to me afterwards" line, before the ...more
Jan 06, 2014
Jan 06, 2014
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