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I'm Perfect, You're Doomed: Tales from a Jehovah's Witness Upbringing
liked it
I can tell that this was written by a comedian, as she definitely has a funny style and voice in the book. However, it did get uncomfortable to read, ...more
Apr 20, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
The Missing Golden Ticket and Other Splendiferous Secrets
really liked it
Exactly what I'd hoped for! A little insight into Roald Dahl and his life, some interesting facts (especially about chocolate!), some information abou ...more
Apr 16, 2012
Mar 07, 2012
The Martian
really liked it
This book was like Castaway on Mars, but I loved it more than that sounds. It was quite technical, but it made the technical aspects understandable an ...more
Apr 2015
Dec 02, 2014
Twenties Girl
really liked it
Initially I only decided to read this as I have read everything else by this author, although I wasn't really expecting much. But I was quite surprise ...more
Mar 03, 2011
Feb 25, 2011
Shopaholic & Baby (Shopaholic, #5)
liked it
A nice light read, in the vein of the other books. Haven't read a Shopaholic in quite a while, and I enjoyed it for the light diversion it was. Read i ...more
Jan 18, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory
really liked it
Yet another great insight into China. I think my favourite book by Hessler is still Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present, but this ...more
Jul 20, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
Finding Audrey
really liked it
I adore Sophie Kinsella. I'm not even a big chick lit reader. I find that the older I get, the less interested I am in that genre in general. But Soph ...more
Jun 20, 2016
May 27, 2015
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
it was amazing
I thought this book was fantastic. Just my brand of humour, and definitely a must-read.
Jan 1992
Feb 02, 2010
Once Upon Stilettos (Enchanted, Inc., #2)
really liked it
I am quite enjoying this fun, light series. This book in particular was charming! It made me laugh out loud, and definitely was interesting from start ...more
Dec 08, 2011
Nov 04, 2011
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
it was ok
Kind of funny, not bad.
Apr 15, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
I've Got Your Number
liked it
I love Sophie Kinsella! Chicklit at its very best. This book doesn't disappoint. It was as thoroughly enjoyable as all Kinsella's books. The footnotes ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Sep 30, 2011
Mini Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #6)
really liked it
Yes, this was my highest-ranked, and favourite Shopaholic book yet. I loved especially the last 100 pages. Shopaholic fans everywhere, you HAVE to rea ...more
Mar 25, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, #1)
liked it
I'm not generally a detective novel reader, but the references to the nursery rhymes in this book gave it a great humour and tone.
Feb 24, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
liked it
I enjoyed this one more than the last one. I think his books are great for reading in short spurts, like bathroom reading or bus rides.
Mar 26, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
Seriously... I'm Kidding
liked it
Ellen has a great wit about her, and of course this book gave me a giggle. I think I need to start doing audiobooks for this kind of book, though, as ...more
May 20, 2012
Nov 14, 2011
Me Talk Pretty One Day
really liked it
The extra star is for the laughing. I have read a few others by this author, but this one was definitely the funniest for me. Word humour is definitel ...more
Aug 06, 2011
Apr 22, 2010
Passive Aggressive Notes: Painfully Polite and Hilariously Hostile Writings
it was ok
A funny-ish concept, but I didn't really find it as funny as I thought I would.
Nov 03, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong
liked it
Kee-hee-hee... too funny, I will be visiting the blog for more.
Nov 03, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
The Sisters Brothers
liked it
If I could do half-stars this book would actually be 2.5. It is well written and all, but it does not appeal to me. Blech. I do not enjoy dark humour ...more
Mar 08, 2012
Dec 29, 2011
Go the Fuck to Sleep
liked it
Lol, anyone who has had kids and remembers the younger years will appreciate this. My son has been waking up in the night and having more trouble than ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Nov 14, 2011
Texts From Last Night: All the Texts That No One Remembers Sending
it was ok
Dec 04, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
The City of Dreaming Books (Zamonia, #4)
really liked it
I loved the way this book played with literature in so many different ways. At the same time the story was very interesting, with a plot that got more ...more
Feb 17, 2012
Sep 29, 2011
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories
liked it
Kinda funny short poems. Very Tim Burton.
Mar 09, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid
liked it
Amusing, and I am surprised that I do share his views on some things. My favourite quote is when he names the band "Crosby, Stills, Nash, and a Whiny ...more
Nov 06, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
liked it
I have heard that his books are better as audio books, and can definitely see that. But I did find myself giggling. The author's take on life is amusi ...more
Mar 17, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
Enchanted, Inc. (Enchanted, Inc., #1)
liked it
A cute, very light story, great for curling up and reading by a fire. I will definitely continue this fun series.
Nov 04, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures (Zamonia, #3)
liked it
More violent than the first, but still the humourous, whimsical story I expected. Good fun.
Jan 17, 2012
Sep 29, 2011
Don't Hex with Texas (Enchanted, Inc., #4)
liked it
Yet another cute, light, fun book in this series. I am sad to see it end.
Jan 04, 2012
Nov 04, 2011
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
really liked it
Hilarious, yet insightful. Crude, yet thought-provoking. A delightful read!!
Feb 23, 2011
Apr 17, 2010
Curses! A F**ked Up Fairytale (F***ed-Up Fairy Tale #1)
liked it
I read this in one day! An easy, quick read. Some humour and mystery too.
May 2013
Jun 01, 2012
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