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Knife Party at the Hotel Europa
3.81
liked it
When I first began to read these stories about a man heading to Europe after having been dumped by his girlfriend and divorced by his wife...I really ...more
May 24, 2015
Mar 06, 2015
 
Election
3.86
it was amazing
Even though I have seen the movie many times, I was surprised by how much I still enjoyed reading the novel; I didn't know what to expect out of the b ...more
Aug 28, 2012
Oct 08, 2011
 
Someday, Someday, Maybe
3.48
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel; who would have though that Lauren Graham could write and be an author (and a decent one at that). Though it was an ea ...more
Jun 03, 2013
May 13, 2013
 
Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN
3.69
really liked it
I liked that this was an oral history, but I did find it a little long and sometimes too detailed when it really didn't need to be. It was, however, g ...more
Aug 31, 2011
Aug 08, 2011
 
Reunion
3.33
really liked it
I liked this novel and the idea of how much we have in common with our parents and siblings.

It was a quick read but it was a good read. I do wish that
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Oct 14, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
 
Sleep
2.90
it was ok
I had such a hard time getting into this novel. I felt like the plot of this novel was too disjointed; it became distracting.

It didn’t help that I cou
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Nov 30, 2015
Oct 26, 2015
 
Divided We Fall
3.77
liked it
Let me start by saying that this wasn’t a bad novel...it was just different.
This particular book was the 2nd in the series but it stands on its own.
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Jul 25, 2016
Dec 14, 2015
 
Into the Blizzard: Walking the Fields of the Newfoundland Dead
3.52
it was amazing
This isn't a book that I would have picked up on my own but I'm really glad that I've read it.
It was such an interesting story in which the author goe
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Nov 27, 2014
Oct 14, 2014
 
Platform
3.79
liked it
I liked this novel...but that's about as far I can go with this. There was just something about this novel that I didn't really enjoy.

It was a quick r
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Jan 26, 2014
Mar 15, 2010
 
The Edge of the Water (Whidbey Island Saga, #2)
3.50
did not like it
If I hadn't won this book through a Goodreads Giveaway, I don't think I would have read it. I must say it was very disappointing.
The overall plot of t
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May 05, 2014
Mar 03, 2014
 
Hand Me Down World
3.57
really liked it
This is a novel about a woman's desperate journey from North Africa to Berlin. It was such a beautifully written and fascinating story.

I liked how the
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Nov 17, 2012
Nov 01, 2012
 
The Secret Hum of a Daisy
4.09
really liked it
I enjoyed this novel, mostly because it was a nice, simple read.
The plot was predictable but that didn't take away from the story itself.
I liked that
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Jun 23, 2014
Jun 12, 2014
 
Sisterhood 4-book boxed set
4.15
really liked it
I started reading these books while I was on vacation in the DR because I wanted a story I knew and wouldn't need to put much thought into while I was ...more
Dec 05, 2011
Nov 28, 2011
 
The Woman in Cabin 10
3.67
did not like it
I really had to push myself to finish this book because I really didn’t enjoy it. I found the plot to be very unoriginal and it wasn’t very well thoug ...more
Mar 04, 2017
Feb 23, 2017
 
Sweet Valley Confidential: Ten Years Later
2.46
it was ok
I knew what I was expecting when I picked up this book but I couldn’t help but want a little more.
I’m sure like pretty much everyone else who’s read t
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Jun 26, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
 
Unbecoming
3.40
really liked it
I liked and didn't like this novel...here's the thing - it's advertised as a thriller, but it isn't. Therein lies the issue because if it wasn't being ...more
Mar 13, 2015
Feb 09, 2015
 
Djibouti
2.97
did not like it
This novel started out with such promise but then somewhere along the line something went horribly wrong. I was really turned off by this novel; it go ...more
Aug 25, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
 
The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books Saved My Life
3.35
really liked it
I really enjoyed really this book, mostly because it was a little mix of two things - memoir and literary criticism.

I thought the author’s thoughts an
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Apr 27, 2015
Apr 17, 2015
 
Escaping The Wheel
3.82
it was ok
Here's the thing...this book just wasn't for me and I really just couldn't get into it.

I found the plot to be very unbelievable and I just didn't real
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Dec 06, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
 
Rabbit Novels: Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest
4.40
really liked it
For all of Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom’s faults, you can’t help but enjoy the third and fourth Rabbit novels. I think I got sold on reading these novels b ...more
Jun 05, 2011
Apr 19, 2011
 
Whatever Makes You Happy
3.28
it was ok
This was a really quick read...
It was an interesting concept and I was intrigued at the beginning, but the book lost me somewhere along the way (the e
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Mar 22, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
 
Moneyball
4.24
really liked it
I don’t know what I was expecting when I started this book. I haven’t seen the Moneyball movie (and I don’t know if I will), so I was going into this ...more
Oct 14, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
 
Kids of Appetite
4.05
it was amazing
I can't wait to pass this book along...I loved, loved, loved, loved this book. It was probably one of my favourite reads so far this year. David Arnol ...more
Sep 16, 2016
Aug 27, 2016
 
The Mystery Of The Blue Train
3.77
liked it
This was my first Agathat Christie novel. I must admit that she's great at telling a story and introducing her characters.

This was a fun mystery nove
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Sep 26, 2014
Sep 23, 2014
 
Savages
3.84
really liked it
This was my first book by Winslow and I liked it. He uses a very different writing style which I found quick, witty, and unique. Lots of violence...

Th
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Mar 16, 2014
Mar 11, 2014
 
The Kings of Cool (Savages #1)
3.98
liked it
I liked the original novel, so I figured I’d give the prequel a try. Winslow uses his same unique style when writing this novel but I didn't like this ...more
Jun 02, 2014
Jun 02, 2014
 
The Stand
4.34
it was amazing
I’ve been really disappointed with the current offerings Stephen King has put out, so I thought I’d give an oldie a try to remind myself why I appreci ...more
Nov 19, 2016
Jun 03, 2010
 
A Single Breath
3.96
did not like it
This is not the type of novel I would have picked up on my own; I had won this through a Goodreads Giveaway.

To be honest, I really didn’t like this no
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May 15, 2014
May 06, 2014
 
It Feels So Good When I Stop
3.21
it was ok
I don't know what to say about this novel.
I really wanted to like it but in the end, I just didn't. It isn't bad (I did read the whole thing) but I fe
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Nov 08, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
 
The Last Four Days of Paddy Buckley
3.82
liked it
This book was well written but there were certain aspects that were a little too predictable.
Though I did enjoy the characters in this novel (they wer
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May 03, 2015
Apr 15, 2015
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