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Sharp Objects
3.87
I kept having to re-read sections of pages and still it was nonsense to me, I wondered was this author not American, or was this a bad translation? Wh ...more
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
 
The Goldfinch
3.88
Donna Tartt can write, I like her lock-jawed blue-bloody anglicized American-English, i.e., "she was as cool as dammit". But this book was hell to get ...more
Jun 04, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
 
The Circle
3.42
This book would've been so awesome, if it had been written 50 years ago! Main character Mae Holland gets a dream job at the pinnacle of high-tech outl ...more
May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
A Kiss Before Dying
3.87
This suspense novel was written in 1953, it's a shame people can't write like this today anymore. There is no gimmick, no sex or lewd behavior, no pro ...more
Nov 20, 2014
Nov 10, 2014
 
People of the Book
3.97
I appreciated learning about Sarajevo from a seasoned journalist whose beat it was during the Balkan crisis, and before reading this I had no idea wha ...more
Feb 20, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
 
The Echo Maker
3.34
I've always loved reading neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks's case studies, and this book read kind of like a twisted tribute to him, in that one of the ma ...more
May 08, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
Whacked
2.70
Loved reading this book, finished it in a weekend, blew off a lot of stuff I shouldn't have so I could spend time with Whacked by Jules Asner. The aut ...more
Oct 31, 2008
Nov 05, 2008
 
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
3.97
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Jun 02, 2007
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