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Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)
3.85
This book made no sense. I'm all for strange, dystopian, futuristic stories, don't get me wrong, but I feel they have to address or comment on some as ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
 
Bossypants
3.92
Laugh out loud funny. She did spend a lot of time talking about sexism in the workplace, and the unique problems that women face in the work world, as ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
 
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
3.98
Where to start? The friend that suggested this to me said it was like Twilight but with PhDs.. now that I have read this I think she meant that in a b ...more
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Jul 11, 2012
 
The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us
3.73
A really enjoyable read, oddly enough. I know some people are knocking it for the scientific generalizations or simplifications, but it is psychology ...more
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Apr 24, 2012
 
A Farewell to Arms
3.76
Overall I like Hemingway's style, if you don't, then it is not worth reading his work, it really isn't. A lot of the time it is annoying, but then you ...more
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Aug 08, 2012
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.06
I found this book to be pretty good, not great; it isn't my usual genre but it was a nice change. I found Mikael flat and annoying as a character. I m ...more
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Jan 29, 2012
 
Dearly, Departed (Gone With the Respiration, #1)
3.86
Totally fun read, I look forward to the next book in the series. It wasn't perfect, I thought the massive number of POVs was unnecessary/annoying , an ...more
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Feb 21, 2012
 
A Short History of Myth
3.67
This book is exactly what the title implies, a SHORT history of myth. More of a brief outline. I mean you really can't cover such a broad scope in 200 ...more
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May 17, 2012
 
The Adventurist: My Life in Dangerous Places
3.66
If you read DP and thought it was amazing, and wanted to learn more about it's author, thinking surely his autobiography would be an illuminating read ...more
Jan 27, 2012
Oct 02, 2011
 
The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
3.83
I wish the first and last 20 pages were a reflection of the book in its entirety. Those 40 pages were interesting, insightful and hilarious. The rest ...more
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May 23, 2012
 
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
3.79
SO GOOD! I don't usually read murder mysteries but this one was excellent. No blood and guts, and there weren't a million different plots to keep trac ...more
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Apr 16, 2012
 
The Lover's Dictionary
3.90
Clever, very clever. I found it to be sweet and charming. It only took about an hour to read, but I think approaching it more as a book of poetry, tha ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
4.20
Great awkward, puberty age book. I think I would have been in love with it, had I read it when I was 14... it didn't engage me as much as an adult. Bu ...more
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Mar 02, 2012
 
Best Hikes Near New York City
4.60
This is a great starting guide. My favorite part is that it includes directions using public transportation, for those of us without cars.
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Dec 12, 2011
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.43
This book was really well researched and that guy was flat out amazing. That being said, I didn't think it need to be as long as it was. I think about ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Nov 26, 2011
 
Gilead
3.80
I absolutely loved this book. It was beautifully, eloquently written. The voice was believable and it addressed religion and faith in a way that was n ...more
Feb 24, 2012
Oct 25, 2011
 
The Tiger's Wife
3.35
Beautiful writing that switched effortlessly between a contemporary plot based in realism and a plot line that felt like folk lore or fairy tale (fair ...more
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Oct 14, 2011
 
The Angel's Game (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #2)
3.80
Finally finished this one! That was a bit of a slog, and the ending wasn't nearly rewarding enough!
Apr 23, 2012
Feb 14, 2011
 
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
3.92
Such a creative concept! A smart, and fun genuinely enjoyable read!
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Jul 22, 2011
 
A Town Like Alice
4.11
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Jun 09, 2012
 
Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
3.88
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Dec 08, 2011
 
A Trip to the Stars
4.31
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Oct 14, 2011
 
The Art of Fielding
3.99
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Star of the Morning (Nine Kingdoms, #1)
3.89
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May 07, 2012
 
The Things They Carried
4.11
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Jul 22, 2011
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
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Apr 30, 2011
 
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
3.87
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Jun 05, 2012
 
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
3.38
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Jan 07, 2012
Dec 08, 2011
 
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir
3.89
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Jun 12, 2012
 
One Good Knight (Five Hundred Kingdoms, #2)
3.81
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Jul 01, 2012
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