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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
3.83
really liked it
murakami leaves me sad, wistful yet wanting more more more. sorta like how i feel about elliot smith.

my faves in this collection were: birthday girl,
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Mar 2008
Mar 19, 2008
 
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007
3.90
really liked it
while waiting at LAX, i chose this book for the thirteen hour plane ride to korea. no regrets. (although i didn't read this at one go. i'd read a stor ...more
Oct 2007
Jan 22, 2008
 
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
3.68
it was ok
i remember when this came out, so many friends i knew loooved it. which always make me think of the time when the english patient came out. everyone k ...more
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Mar 20, 2008
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.94
liked it
fun stuff. yep, it's a page turner. as fantasies go, it's pretty orginal. i got swept up in the mysterious world of lyra and her adventures. alotta wo ...more
Mar 19, 2008
Jan 22, 2008
 
A Girl Named Zippy
3.79
it was amazing
one of my fave memoirs. something about zippy reminded me of the ramona quimby books by beverly cleary. btw, did anyone ever read her biography? i rem ...more
not set
Mar 20, 2008
 
Jarhead : A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles
3.63
i borrowed this one from my brother. he's in the marine corps reserves. and he went to iraq a few years ago. he's going to make another round in feb 2 ...more
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Jan 22, 2008
 
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
3.70
it was amazing
sometimes i felt like-- ahh, you are too, too clever. i think i ought to be hating you. (you as in the book, the author, and/or blue.) but what can i ...more
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Mar 19, 2008
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.25
it was amazing
i loved this book! a school read, but such a good read. i wish harper lee wrote more novels and i wonder why she didn't... maybe she felt like she cou ...more
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Sep 30, 2007
 
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
4.22
it was amazing
this book was insta-love. childhood fave. when a day really sucks ass, this is a book that i'll sometimes think of. "comfort food" for the days that b ...more
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Mar 21, 2008
 
Little Bunny on the Move
3.77
it was amazing
gorgeous, dreamy illustrations + fuzzy bunny on the move = :)

thanks to yuka for sending this lovely surprise via snail mail once upon a time.
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Mar 19, 2008
 
I'd Really Like to Eat a Child
4.05
it was amazing
julia said it best: "finally someone had the courage to say what we've all been thinking."

hehe. anyway, i *heart* this one very much.
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Mar 21, 2008
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
really liked it
to be added to my guilty pleasures list. hey twilight, say hello to gilmore girls, the notebook, abba, late night ice cream...
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May 20, 2008
 
Dance Dance Dance (The Rat, #4)
4.03
it was amazing
murakami at his very best. i love this one. though it's more like a sequel to the wind-up bird chronicle than a wild sheep chase.
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Apr 03, 2008
 
The Jane Austen Book Club
3.07
liked it
the idea was good and i liked it fine, but it could've been a greal more fun. too much backstory, not enough story.
not set
Aug 10, 2008
 
Where the Wild Things Are
4.22
it was amazing
it's sort of perfect as children's book go. beautifully (and thoughtfully) illustrated & designed & told...
not set
Mar 19, 2008
 
She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana
4.04
really liked it
more zippy? yes, please. and if a third happens in the zippy chronicles, i'll read that too.
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Mar 20, 2008
 
Goodnight Moon
4.27
it was amazing
loved it. love it. will always love it.
simple. but sometimes simple is wonderful and lovely.
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Mar 19, 2008
 
Never Let Me Go
3.80
it was amazing
what does it mean to be human? to have a soul? the sort of book that lingers with you...
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Mar 19, 2008
 
Red Colored Elegy
3.44
really liked it
le sigh.
Aug 16, 2008
Aug 09, 2008
 
Magic Books & Paper Toys: Flip Books, E-Z Pop-Ups & Other Paper Playthings to Amaze & Delight
4.02
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Jan 21, 2009
 
Metaphors We Live By
4.08
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Mar 04, 2010
 
Unleashed: Poems by Writers' Dogs
4.01
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Mar 26, 2008
 
Tumble Home: A Novella and Short Stories
4.04
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Mar 26, 2008
 
Ghost World
3.87
it was amazing
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Jun 09, 2009
 
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)
4.23
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Apr 21, 2008
 
Imagining Argentina
4.05
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Oct 29, 2009
 
The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 6: 1961-1962
4.59
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Apr 11, 2008
 
To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel
3.86
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Apr 17, 2008
 
Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish American Gangster
4.02
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Jan 12, 2010
 
Picasso & Lump: A Dachshund's Odyssey
4.29
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May 05, 2010
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