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Devil's Pass (Seven, #6)
Perhaps it's my own psychological baggage that makes me avoid books with too much trauma. This was the sixth book in the series I read and it is the o ...more
Feb 02, 2013
Feb 02, 2013
Ready Player One
I first heard about this book on The Readers podcast. I listened to it again after having read the book and I firmly agree with all of the points Simo ...more
Nov 22, 2013
Dec 07, 2012
I prefer books that entertain me and surprise me. I chose to read this book because I am fat. Not 353lbs but close. I was intrigued by the concept of ...more
Oct 12, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
Measure of Devotion (Measure of Devotion, #1)
It was so amazingly good that not only did I stay up until 2:30am to finish it but I bought the other two books in the series immediately after finish ...more
Mar 29, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
This is by far the best social issues book I've ever read. It discusses each issue facing women in developing countries, including where it is happeni ...more
Aug 2013
Jul 25, 2013
Earthly Delights (Corinna Chapman, #1)
It's very very rare that I stay up until the wee hours of the morning to finish a book. I read this in one day and stayed up until 4:30am to finish it ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
On the Island (On the Island, #1)
I picked this up because I was interested in reading about the tropical location and the love story between the teenager and his 30-year-old tutor. I ...more
Nov 08, 2012
Oct 10, 2012
Between Heaven and Earth (Seven, #1)
Of the entire Seven series, this was the one I was most looking forward to...and the most disappointed in. Perhaps because I was expecting so much fro ...more
Feb 23, 2013
Feb 02, 2013
The Great American Bus Ride
It was ok. It is a series of vignettes of one woman's trip across the United States. It often contains her snobbish opinions of various places in the ...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 07, 2012
The Little Women Letters
When I found out I had won this through Goodreads' giveaways, I decided to read Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" first so I would know the back stor ...more
Jun 11, 2011
Mar 04, 2011
Jump Cut (Seven, #3)
I like how both "Ink Me" by Richard Scrimger and this book wove together so that each book had insight into the other story. I liked how the trip into ...more
Nov 02, 2012
Nov 02, 2012
Close to the Heel (Seven, #5)
I've never read anything by McClintock before so it wasn't until I finished reading this one that I found out she's actually a crime writer. This is t ...more
Feb 02, 2013
Feb 02, 2013
Ink Me (Seven, #4)
Even though I understand that the grammar and spelling were incorrect on purpose because of the main character's first-person narrative, it slowed me ...more
Oct 30, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
I lost track of how many times this book made me cry. It hit so close to home because there were a lot of similarities between myself and Francie Nola ...more
Feb 20, 2013
Mar 26, 2012
The Heart And The Bottle
I was browsing the anatomy section while my friend went off to browse the children's section. She came up to me and told me to read this. She warned i ...more
Jul 14, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
The worst thing about this book is how completely incongruous the cover photo is to the story. It lead me to think this book might be about domination ...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
Right Moves (Playing With the Boys, #1)
I have the same fear of abandonment issues as the main character so I loved reading about her finding a man who could help her get passed her insecuri ...more
Jan 12, 2013
Jan 12, 2013
Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3)
I really enjoyed this trilogy. Despite having a lot of BDSM erotic scenes in it, I agree that this is the saga of the romance between Ana and Christia ...more
May 03, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
The Museum's Secret (The Remarkable Adventures of Tom Scatterhorn, Book 1)
It just kept getting weirder and weirder. And there were too many plotlines. By the time I was fed up with all the twists, I was halfway through the b ...more
Jan 18, 2013
Dec 16, 2011
Don't Let the Midget Out of the Wardrobe: The Wit and Wisdom of Sleep Talkin' Man
It was amusing. I liked the parts when Adam woke up and would riff on what STM had said. But I preferred reading the parts about their personal lives ...more
Aug 26, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
Tales from the Toronto Blue Jays Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Blue Jays Stories Ever Told
The back cover says "Relive the greatest moments in Blue Jays history". Well, sort of. I watched the Blue Jays win the World Series in 1992 so I had h ...more
Jan 18, 2015
Sep 02, 2014
The Definitive Book of Body Language
It was a fascinating book. I like that they used illustrations, including photos of well-known actors and politicians. And then I got to the parts abo ...more
Oct 16, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
As I started reading it today I realized I've already read it. I knew I'd read "The Big Over Easy", the first in Fforde's 'Nursery Crimes' series. For ...more
Jan 09, 2009
Mar 13, 2012
Soulless: The Manga, Vol. 1 (The Parasol Protectorate Manga)
It was great! But I won't be reading any more of them because they'll ruin the pictures of the characters I have in my head. The artist makes Lord Ake ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 10, 2012
Last Message (Seven, #7)
This is the first book I've ever read where the plot is captivating while I dislike the main character. Sure, he comes to appreciate things in the end ...more
Nov 03, 2012
Nov 02, 2012
The Art of Sleeping Alone: Why One French Woman Suddenly Gave Up Sex
I gave it 3 stars because of the writing style and the prose. The content on the other hand would rate it much lower. I was expecting something that e ...more
Dec 18, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
The Case of the Missing Books (Mobile Library Mystery #1)
Actually, I didn't finish it. I managed to force myself halfway through the book before I had to give up. The main character has the worst experience ...more
Mar 13, 2012
Sep 21, 2011
A Bed of Thorns and Roses
I think the ending was poorly done. This book left me with so many questions about what happened in between the Beauty and the Beast ending and the ac ...more
Oct 09, 2012
Oct 06, 2012
Word Nerd
A book about a 12-year-old boy that promotes reading and the love of words. I read it because a boy of approximately that age said it was good.
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
I liked the combination of memoir and writing guide. I liked his writing style even though I don't read his other books because I'm a scaredy-cat.
Nov 15, 2013
Nov 15, 2013
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