# cover title author rating rating my rating review Up arrow read added
 
9
The Secret Garden
4.12
it was amazing
None
Dec 19, 2014
Dec 18, 2014
 
1
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
4.19
really liked it
None
not set
Aug 15, 2010
 
3
The Alchemist
3.81
really liked it
None
not set
Aug 15, 2010
 
4
The Crucible
3.54
it was ok
Overrated among high school teachers. Not one of the most eloquent classics.
not set
Aug 15, 2010
 
8
Existentialism Is a Humanism
3.96
it was ok
My Review: At times this book is deeply philosophical, at times it is absolutely haphazard and reduced to incoherent abstracts. But that is the beauty ...more
Oct 24, 2010
Oct 21, 2010
 
5
Cat's Cradle
4.18
it was ok
The story started out very slow but picked up toward the end. The reading felt more tedious than enjoyable, but Vonnegut contributed some interesting ...more
not set
Aug 15, 2010
 
2
My Ántonia
3.76
it was amazing
My Review: I came upon this book by accident. My aunt gave me a giant stack of old books that she had collected over the years, and this happened to b ...more
not set
Dec 30, 2010
 
6
Man's Search for Meaning
4.33
really liked it
As a child, I was strangely preoccupied with the horrors of World War II. Reading all the books I could get my hands on and staring for hours on end a ...more
Mar 30, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
 
7
Nineteen Eighty-Four
4.14
it was amazing
Oh how I love a good dystopian novel. The impressive political analysis and social deconstruction involved in the creation of a truly harrowing dystop ...more
Jun 16, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
 
10
The Outsiders
4.06
it was amazing
At some point in my early education, I may or may not have read this book. It was certainly assigned to me, but as has been a habit of mine, I’m sure ...more
May 12, 2015
Jan 11, 2014
 
13
The Handmaid's Tale
4.05
it was amazing
What a bad feminist I’ve been, waiting so long to read this classic. It’s shown up on every “What To Read Next” list and been recommended by all my co ...more
Apr 08, 2017
Apr 08, 2017
 
11
The Godfather
4.36
it was amazing
Vito Corleone. The Don. The Godfather. A character so culturally powerful that a brief mention almost immediately calls to mind the whispery-rough, th ...more
Aug 14, 2016
Aug 14, 2016
 
12
The Hobbit
4.24
liked it
I finally did it. I read The Hobbit. I don’t often read the things that everyone raves about because I tend to find myself disappointed when I’m not ...more
Jan 2017
Jan 01, 2017
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