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The Angel's Cut (Vintner's Luck, #2)
I didn't enjoy this sequel to The Vintner's Luck as much as I enjoyed the original book, but it was still very good. There were even aspects of it tha ...more
Apr 04, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
ROPES 2014: Home (ROPES, #22)
Yeah buddy
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
Mother Night
I am continuing to work my way through everything Kurt Vonnegut has written, and five novels, a compilation, and several short stories in, there has y ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
**spoiler alert** I know that this third installment in the series is very divisive. Some people loved it, some people hated it. So it goes. I persona ...more
Mar 23, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
I read Looking for Alaska a few months ago and it was okay, but I was confused why so many people love John Green so much. The only way Alaska could'v ...more
Feb 2012
Feb 02, 2012
The Demon's Surrender (The Demon's Lexicon, #3)

The third and final story in the Demon's Lexicon trilogy is from the point of view of Cynthia "Sin" Davies, a dancer at the Goblin Market who is cauti

Jan 24, 2012
Jan 23, 2012
The Fault in Our Stars
As soon as I started reading this book I knew I wasn't going to be able to stop until I finished it. I ended up staying up late to keep reading (and t ...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
I never would've expected that a book about dead bodies would be as interesting as this one was, and I definitely didn't expect that it would make me ...more
Feb 11, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
A Man Without a Country
This is an honest and important book. I don't think I could do it justice in a review except to say that I strongly urge you, all of you, to read it, ...more
Sep 18, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
The first time I read this book I was so engrossed in it that I brought it to a dinner party and read it while everyone else watched a movie because I ...more
Mar 21, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
Interpreter of Maladies
I read the first story in this collection, "A Temporary Matter," for my Science and Philosophy of Sex and Love class this past semester. I don't think ...more
Jan 18, 2012
Dec 30, 2011
Yes, this is a book about a man going back in time to change the course of history. It's not the first, and it won't be the last. There is a plethora ...more
Jan 09, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
Nine Stories
This collection of short stories is absolutely fantastic. The first and last in particular (A Perfect Day for Bananafish and Teddy) are brilliant (and ...more
May 15, 2012
May 10, 2012
Ten Thousand Saints
I first picked up Ten Thousand Saints because I thought it was cool that it was written by an Ithaca College writing professor. That is cool, but the ...more
Jan 28, 2012
Dec 22, 2011
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3)
I've read every story featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson a number of times, having loved them ever since my parents bought me an audiobook versi ...more
Apr 18, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
When I finished reading the fourth book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, I commented in my review that I should probably wait until I had read th ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Aug 10, 2011
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
I think I actually liked this book even better the second time through. Part of it was knowing how everything ended; Catching Fire had even more of a ...more
Mar 22, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
The Casual Vacancy
Before I begin this review, I’d like to take a moment and say that I’m sick of reviews referring to The Casual Vacancy as J.K. Rowling’s first novel f ...more
Oct 04, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
A Home at the End of the World
A Home at the End of the World is the third book of Michael Cunningham's I've read, and the first one I really had an emotional response too. Even wit ...more
Jan 08, 2012
Oct 16, 2011
Bright's Passage
In Bright’s Passage, the debut novel by singer-songwriter Josh Ritter, World War I veteran Henry Bright, leaves his West Virginia home with his newbor ...more
Jul 02, 2011
Jul 01, 2011
Breakfast of Champions
For some reason I thought I had read this one before, but as soon as I started it became clear that I hadn't; there's no way I could've forgotten it. ...more
May 07, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
O Pioneers!
I've noticed that a lot of the reviews for this book say something like "I can't believe I got through college/thirty years/an English major without r ...more
Mar 19, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
Funny Girl
Very soon into it, this became my favourite of Nick Hornby's novels, and that's saying something. I just put it down, and I liked it so much I'm hones ...more
Apr 04, 2015
Apr 02, 2015
The Polysyllabic Spree
I fell totally in love with this book, read it all in one sitting, and wrote about it here at my blog.
Jan 03, 2013
Jan 02, 2013
This is the last of Kurt Vonnegut's novels, and I wish I saved it until last rather than reading it with several more novels and short story collectio ...more
Dec 2012
Mar 25, 2012
The Secret History
review to be added
Oct 19, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
Like a lot of people, I was introduced to Adichie’s work by Beyoncé’s ***Flawless, which samples one of her speeches. Americanah covers race, feminism ...more
Jan 30, 2014
Dec 31, 2013
The Van (The Barrytown Trilogy, #3)
Jeez this whole trilogy is brilliant.
May 2015
Apr 09, 2015
The Goldfinch
Short review here at my blog.
Dec 30, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Howl and Other Poems
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
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