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Little Wolves
I am quite frankly flabbergasted by all of the positive reviews and recent praise for Little Wolves by Thomas Maltman. The story seemed to have multip ...more
Mar 21, 2013
Jan 13, 2013
Man Up!: Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence
Ross Matthews is right about one thing – any self-confidence he feels about his writing skills is without a doubt delusional. He’d have to be out of h ...more
May 10, 2013
May 07, 2013
The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts
Audio Book Review: The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Once you get past the fact that Dr. Chapman sounds a lot like Dr. Phil, and mixes in a fair
Jan 18, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
I think this book was supposed to be provocative, and I think the author tried her very best to be insightful. Unfortunately, for me, it was neither o ...more
Jun 19, 2013
May 07, 2013
Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality
Well, it is officially time to eschew the notion that your life must be interesting in some way to write a memoir. If Jacob Tomsky can do it, well the ...more
Jan 16, 2013
Nov 06, 2012
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
I haven’t been able to read a book for fun in who knows how long due to the unrelenting barrage of school work this semester. And I’ve always been one ...more
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, #1)
Audio Book Review:

It is beyond me why people with annoying voices decide that it is their calling to narrate audio books. Enter Amanda Ronconi, narrat
Jan 10, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
Tina Fey’s Bossypants (audio book version read by Tina Fey herself!) provided some much needed comic relief on my car rides to and from school. I hone ...more
Apr 18, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
I did it. I finally caved and read E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of, after months of endlessly hearing about this more “adult” Twilight ...more
Oct 05, 2012
Oct 05, 2012
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness, is a book describing how humans are often influenced by contextual variables which oft ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Jim Collin's book, Good to Great, was a solid "good," but in my opinion, fell short of great. This book showcases his attempt to figure out what disti ...more
Dec 20, 2010
Dec 27, 2010
The Snowman (Harry Hole, #7)
Before I talk about the storyline of the Snowman, by Jo Nesbø, I want to briefly discuss the quality of the audiobook (which was what I listened to). ...more
Sep 2011
Sep 05, 2011
House Rules
Judi Picoult is the master of dramatic narratives, and she has grown into one of my favorite authors over the years, because her books consistently de ...more
May 14, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
I originally read “Drive” because it seemed like it would be interesting and easier to swallow than academic journal articles on motivation. Trust me, ...more
May 2011
Jun 26, 2011
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
I don't often read mysteries, but I really enjoyed this one as far as they go. At least enough to pick up the second book, The Girl Who Played with Fi ...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
Before I Go to Sleep
Did you like the movie Memento? I did! And when I read the synopsis of this book, I had to read it because it sounded similar to the movie, but with a ...more
Jul 17, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Audio Book Review: Is Everyone Hanging Out without Me? By Mindy Kaling (Read by Mindy Kaling)

Before listening to Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?,
Nov 23, 2011
Nov 08, 2011
Robopocalypse (Robopocalypse, #1)
Robopocolypse is a book unlike any I have read before, which should tell you right from the get-go, that I have not read World War Z (I hear the two a ...more
Dec 05, 2011
Nov 28, 2011
American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot
I usually love reading books written by comedians. Even if they are telling what would ordinarily be a boring story, they often manage bring a wittici ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Nov 28, 2011
The Brief History of the Dead
Ever wonder what happens after we die? It’s a heavy question, and one that I choose not to think about all too often for the simple reason that we can ...more
Apr 18, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
The word monster makes me think of the three things. First, of dancing along to the monster mash as my classmates and I scampered around the Halloween ...more
Mar 07, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
Gone Girl
For all the hype Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, was getting, I was expecting it to be the mystery/thriller of the year for 2012 (as many blogs, publicat ...more
Dec 29, 2012
Dec 25, 2012
Eleanor & Park
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll be thankful no one ever called you raghead because they think your ginger hair is reminiscent of a woman’s monthl ...more
May 02, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Ready Player One
In the unnervingly near future, Earnest Cline describes Earth as a world that has been seemingly drained of any semblance of beauty by its inhabitants ...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
Skippy Dies
Skippy Dies is another book I did not read but rather listened to the audio version of. I will have to admit, the main reason I purchased the audio ve ...more
Jul 18, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
'Salem's Lot
I have an extreme phobia of necks. I don’t like people touching mine, and if I so much as see a very prominent Adam’s apple I start to feel like I’m c ...more
Oct 05, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
Room, by Emma Donaghue, has the type of premise I typically eat up. A woman is abducted her first year of college, and is caged in a shed secluded in ...more
Aug 05, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
The Kitchen House
The story of The Kitchen House begins at its end – with a young woman and terrified child happening upon a lifeless body swinging from a high tree bra ...more
May 28, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
What to say about this book? It started out so strongly, and I immediately was riveted by the vivid descriptions and mysterious plot. In other words, ...more
Sep 19, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
I admit that I might be somewhat to blame for my personal dislike for Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City. After all, I began reading it under t ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
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