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Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.32
i need to make something perfectly clear. i am well aware that i gave 4 stars to Daughter of Smoke and Bone. and i am giving 5 stars to this one.

the
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Jun 18, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
 
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
3.70
OOOOHHH the movie opens TODAY!! now, i'm not likely to ever see the movie, but i will say it's pretty ballsy to cast the romantic lead - a character w ...more
May 19, 2012
May 17, 2012
 
Love & Misadventure
4.10
this book has an average rating of 4.34 with 2,119 ratings. that's really high.

and it's terrible.

and i'm not one of these assholes that likes to tras
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Jan 02, 2014
Jan 02, 2014
 
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)
3.77

oh my god, shusshify with all the loving on this book! this is another example of the world conspiring to tell me untruths. like, that sarah jessica p
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Oct 12, 2010
Oct 12, 2010
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
yup.
nerds, now i am among you.

this is going to be a review where i just prattle on and on about meee meee meee, because let's face it - there are a mi
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Aug 02, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
 
The Goldfinch
3.87
okay. so i read it. and i don't want to be all gloaty-gus for those of you who still have to wait three whole months to get your hands on a copy, but ...more
Jul 16, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
 
Authors vs. Goodreads
1.27
i assume this book was written solely to get a reaction out of people; to prove some sort of point about how naughty goodreaders will gang up and trol ...more
Jan 22, 2015
Jan 20, 2015
 
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.95
i have 2,410 friends on goodreads.com.

199 of them have this book on their shelves.
of that number, only 28 have read it.

to the other 171 of you, i say
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Dec 2011
Nov 29, 2011
 
Looking for Alaska
4.17

some people are careless, and in an adrenaline-fueled all-caps teen reviewing frenzy, will inadvertently give a major spoiler for this book.

avoid thes
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Sep 11, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
 
Paper Towns
4.03

beatlemania is nothing compared to what i feel for john green right now.

this book was the perfect palate-cleanser between all the dark apocalyptic st
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Nov 11, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
 
Infinite Jest
4.33
this book...

i think it is time to write a proper review for this book, as it is one of my all-time favorites and deserves way more than two words. bac
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not set
May 08, 2008
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
spoiler alert: he's a vampire!!!

has anyone heard any press on this book yet?? i think that once the teens hear about it, the author will be quite succ
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not set
Jul 02, 2010
 
The Night Circus
4.00
shrug. yeah, i had a good time reading this book. i got really swept away in its atmosphere, and it didn't disappoint me because i didn't go into it t ...more
Mar 20, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
 
Wuthering Heights
3.79
"all i care about in this goddamn life are me, my drums, and you"...

if you don't know that quote, you're probably too young to be reading this and isn
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not set
Dec 03, 2009
 
Life After Life
3.71

kate atkinson has written a lovely, accordion-fold of a novel here.

this is not a jackson brodie novel, which are always much better than your typical
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Dec 21, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
 
Crossed (Matched, #2)
3.53

no one told ally condie that the second book in a trilogy is not a resting place, not an opportunity to catch your breath and count your cash. you got
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Nov 05, 2011
Nov 04, 2011
 
Tampa
3.29
hoo boy.

this is one of those books that people are going to have opinions about.and i look forward to people getting all angry and hysterical at me fo
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Apr 28, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
 
Notes from Underground
4.14
oh, dear. this is not a character that it is healthy to relate to, is it?? he is a scootch more pathetic than me, and more articulate, but his pettine ...more
not set
Jun 13, 2009
 
More Than This
4.05
this book treated me like a dog treats a ragdoll.
and i have no idea where to begin.

patrick ness has written a game-changer that i'm not even really
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Jul 05, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
 
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
4.39


WINTERFELLLLLLL!!

obey your nerds. is what i am learning.srsly - i was never going to read this series, but once i started... it is like a drug. and -
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Jul 04, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
 
Night Film
3.75
good lord, remember marisha pessl?? she of Special Topics in Calamity Physics fame?? remember the immense fawning hordes of fans and the praise surrou ...more
Mar 10, 2013
Mar 06, 2013
 
The Snow Child
3.92

when i was about one hundred pages from the end of this book, i tugged on greg's sleeve at work, and said, "is this gonna end sad??"

and he refused to
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Jan 15, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
3.95

another fantastic gift from laima.

years ago, i read Overheard at the Bookstore, and since i was new in the bookstore career, i laughed appreciatively.
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Jun 2012
May 02, 2012
 
The Girl on the Train
3.93
I once read a book by a former alcoholic where she described giving oral sex to two different men, men she'd just met in a restaurant on a busy London ...more
Sep 26, 2014
Sep 26, 2014
 
We Were Liars
3.88
so, just like Little Bee, this book begs you "NOOO, DON'T TELL ITS SEEEEKRITS!!" and if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.

so part of me is tempted
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Mar 02, 2014
Mar 01, 2014
 
Dark Places
3.90

i was not a lovable child, and i'd grown into a deeply unlovable adult. draw a picture of my soul, and it'd be a scribble with fangs.

gillian flynn sur
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Aug 04, 2012
Aug 03, 2012
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.06
oh god, somebody buy this girl some perspective! oh wait, you can't because she's dead. and i, for one, am glad of it because this character would hav ...more
Sep 23, 2010
Sep 22, 2010
 
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
4.03

I take one one one cause you left me and
Two two two for my family and
3 3 3 for my heartache and
4 4 4 for my headaches and
5 5 5 for my lonely and
6 6 6
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Jul 11, 2012
Jul 10, 2012
 
Gone Girl
3.97

Mr. Peanut
The Seducer/The Conqueror/The Discoverer
Threats

and now this.

all of them are amazing stories about a wife gone missing or murdered, and the h
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Jul 21, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
 
The Dog Stars
3.88

hey, amazon! you watchin' all these reviews now?? making sure they are all sunshiny five-star gushings that won't hurt the authors' feelings and cost
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Mar 25, 2013
Mar 23, 2013
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