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Two or Three Things I Know for Sure
4.06
I've fallen deeper in love with Dorothy Allison since reading this book! Two or Three Things I Know for Sure is beautifully paced and well-written. It ...more
Apr 19, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
 
The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4)
4.31
This book was wonderful and really enjoyable. The format is unconventional because it's a memoir in comic book form, rather than prose. That decision ...more
Sep 08, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
 
Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919
3.90
I absolutely loved this book! What struck me most was the fact that Stephen Puleo gave the molasses flood a number of human faces. The majority of the ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
 
This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
3.45
This book was such a good read! It covers librarians of many different stripes, from radicals who inform you of your rights at protests to public libr ...more
Mar 28, 2011
Feb 27, 2011
 
Brown Girl in the Ring
3.81
I'm falling in love with Nalo Hopkinson. She weaves elaborate tales and ties them together to blend folklore and a dystopian future. I loved that the ...more
Mar 14, 2014
Jun 11, 2013
 
The Great Divorce: a Nineteenth-Century Mother's Extraordinary Fight Against Her Husband, the Shakers, and Her Times
3.72
I absolutely loved reading Eunice Chapman's story! Ilyon Woo has done a remarkable amount of research and it shows on every page. Even the Sources and ...more
Feb 18, 2014
Dec 15, 2013
 
Half of a Yellow Sun
4.22
I loved this book so much! It was a refreshing read, mostly because many novels stray away from the horrors of war, romanticize revolution, or forget ...more
Sep 27, 2011
Jan 22, 2011
 
Love
3.67
Love is the second Toni Morrison book I've read. This one didn't require as much re-reading as the last. Perhaps because it was simpler to digest, may ...more
May 11, 2014
Mar 04, 2014
 
In the Time of the Butterflies
4.12
I really loved this book! As historical fiction, it could have gone in a very dark and straight-forward direction with a strict focus on the Mirabal s ...more
Mar 26, 2011
Jan 22, 2011
 
Mad Like Tesla: Underdog Inventors and Their Relentless Pursuit of Clean Energy
3.77
I loved this book and I'll keep the review short! Tyler Hamilton wrote the book in a way that was beautiful, heart-warming, engaging, informative, and ...more
Jun 08, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
 
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
3.81
Mary Roach is a very engaging author. I really love this book! Sure, it took me a while to read but what doesn't? The structure is mostly anecdote-bas ...more
Mar 03, 2013
Jan 13, 2013
 
Assassination Vacation
3.99
So many things to say! I thoroughly appreciate Sarah Vowell's honesty and candor. She's witty and hilarious while delivering historical facts and soci ...more
Aug 12, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
 
Caramelo
3.84
This book was absolutely riveting in the best way possible. The entire book just unfolds in a number of different voices, flowing beautifully from one ...more
Aug 30, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
 
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
3.90
This book was positively wonderful! I learned so much about Jeanette's life and so much about myself while reading. The stories were simultaneousely h ...more
Oct 02, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
Kindred
4.12
Kindred was beautiful, intense, and incredibly painful all at once. If nothing else, Octavia Butler definitely knows how to make you feel for Dana and ...more
Jan 22, 2011
Jan 22, 2011
 
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
3.83
Such an amazing ride! Who knew the story of a dictionary's inception could be so interesting?
Feb 22, 2011
Mar 29, 2011
 
Bastard Out of Carolina
4.06
This book is a journey. There's dark subject matter that you know will hurt but there's also a family in the balance. Dorothy Allison delicately shows ...more
Jul 21, 2011
Jan 22, 2011
 
Bossypants
3.93
I loved Bossypants and highly recommend the audiobook! Seriously, hearing Tina read her jokes and footnotes is completely worth it. The book's tone is ...more
Feb 28, 2013
Jan 06, 2013
 
Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room
3.74
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Apr 25, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
 
Middlesex
3.94
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Mar 30, 2011
 
Third Girl from the Left
3.86
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May 07, 2012
Mar 12, 2012
 
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
4.06
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Jan 22, 2011
 
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
3.74
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Jan 22, 2011
 
Giovanni's Room
4.18
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Jan 22, 2011
 
High Fidelity
3.95
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Jan 22, 2011
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