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Are Prisons Obsolete?
4.28
Davis writes in a really accessible way.
I get really intimidated by non fiction, and reading it is not a skill I have spent a lot of time grinding, bu...more
May 08, 2014
Dec 22, 2012
 
Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
4.42
This is a really valuable resource for people in abusive relationships, especially women.
There are some great things about the way this book is writte...more
May 11, 2014
May 09, 2014
 
Delusions Of Grandma
3.38
There were definitely things i didn't like about this book. But I feel like, that is true of any book.
I really enjoyed the word play, it was so loving...more
Jan 31, 2014
Jan 02, 2014
 
B is for Burglar  (Kinsey Millhone, #2)
3.78
Ok, so I really liked A is for Alibi, and I really like Kinsey Millhone and am looking forward to reading more of this series.
Having said that there w...more
Dec 10, 2011
Apr 29, 2011
 
Casino Royale (James Bond, #1)
3.70
I firstly want to say that I like to watch James Bond films from time to time, so
(I thought) I knew what I was getting in to when I picked this up, t...more
Nov 29, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
 
Third Class Superhero
3.49
I feel like I forgot to read the back and then in my vagueness failed to realise that this is short stories... Anyway, long story short I only like sh...more
Dec 2011
Jan 02, 2012
 
Moab is My Washpot
4.04
So I really liked this book.
Um, I think it's definitely worth reading especially if you're a fan of Stephen Fry.
A few problematic things I'd like to f...more
Feb 23, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
 
Battle Royale
4.23
This is so much more brutal than the film.
Oh my god, for real if the film made you feel awful, the book will do so a thousand times more.

Given that I...more
Apr 04, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
It's no less readable than a lot of other books out there.
I was expecting (and have defs read) a lot worse, I won't lie.

Having said that, I feel like...more
Nov 13, 2012
Nov 08, 2012
 
The Root Cellar
3.91
I really liked this book when I was a young(er) person.
Mostly because I loved it in books when female characters would disguise themselves as boys.
Dra...more
Jan 2002
May 23, 2011
 
The Witches of Chiswick
3.78
**spoiler alert** I loves me an alternative history, and I quite enjoyed this book.
But I feel like I would have enjoyed it more if I didn't read the l...more
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 16, 2012
 
Mrs. Dalloway
3.76
I really enjoyed reading this book.
I had a huge mistrust of Virginia Woolf from trying to read To the Lighthouse a few years ago. I couldn't get throu...more
Jun 17, 2014
Jan 28, 2011
 
The Last Dragonslayer (The Last Dragonslayer, #1)
3.82
I liked this book, but I wouldn't say I like liked it.
While I like both dragons and plucky heroines, I feel like it just didn't make me love it as muc...more
Sep 07, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
 
Mean Little Deaf Queer
3.46
This book is just really nicely written, it's really enjoyable to read and it's really honest feeling (even though parts of it were obvs really absurd...more
Jan 17, 2012
Sep 26, 2011
 
Before I Go To Sleep
3.83
Ok, so I enjoyed reading this book. It is interesting and engaging.
I love books with unreliable narrators, and it's no spoiler that this is one.
So tho...more
Jul 29, 2013
Jun 08, 2011
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
4.02
Basically it wouldn't matter if this book/series of books sucked entirely.
Why? Because it's a book about a Private Dick, told in the first person and...more
Apr 2012
May 05, 2011
 
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.29
I quite like LOTR, but I fucking hate Tom Bombadil.
The first time I tried to read this book I was probably way too young for the language, but I strug...more
Jan 2002
Jan 28, 2011
 
The Day of the Triffids
3.97
I know this book has its flaws and isn't for everyone, but this was the first John Wyndham book I ever read and was recommended to me by a teacher whe...more
Jan 2005
Jan 28, 2011
 
The Merchant of Death (Pendragon, #1)
3.92
This book is ok.
But it's not very good.
I feel like I might have enjoyed it more if every instance of the word moment weren't spelled 'mument'...
I don'...more
Jan 2003
May 23, 2011
 
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)
3.70
Enjoyable book to read.
I personally found it a little intense when she tracks every bit of food that she eats and weighs herself and measures her thig...more
Jan 2012
Nov 05, 2012
 
The Devil Wears Prada (The Devil Wears Prada, #1)
3.62
Man, i seriously liked the film so much better than this book.
I reckon the main reason for that may or may not be Meryl Streep...
The book does have on...more
Mar 07, 2013
Nov 08, 2012
 
The Lost World (Professor Challenger, #1)
3.87
I love both Sherlock Holmes and dinosaurs...
I hated this book soooooo much.
It's just super not very good, and super imperialistic, god save the queen...more
not set
Jan 28, 2011
 
The It Doesn't Matter Suit
3.88
So I feel like, this isn't the best children's book in the world.
But the thing I really like about this book is that it reminds me that Sylvia Plath w...more
not set
May 23, 2011
 
Hawkeye, Vol. 1: My Life as a Weapon
4.22
Bros bros bros
not set
May 22, 2014
 
The Stone Mage and the Sea (The Change, #1)
3.91
I read this book ages ago, so I don't remember a lot about it.
But Sean Williams is a massive fantasy nerd (he wrote a bunch of Star Wars books, just s...more
not set
Jan 28, 2011
 
Dead Beat (The Dresden Files #7)
4.42
**spoiler alert** Let me put it this way...
If your finale is some kind of epic showdown of the undead where the main character rides a zombie T-rex it...more
Jun 2012
May 10, 2012
 
Read My Lips
3.44
I liked it, but I feel like the fact that it's written by a hearing woman with a very specific educational agenda makes me go hmmmmm.

It's an enjoyable...more
Jan 2012
Nov 13, 2012
 
The Grandstand
3.14
I read this when I was like, eight???
So I feel like it's probs got heaps of awful things in it that I don't remember.
But, it gets four stars for the l...more
Jan 2000
May 07, 2011
 
Kamikaze Girls (Manga)
3.37
Tough women.
Tough femmes.
Strong male ballerina.
Motorbikes.
Butches.
Butches in dresses.
Awesome outfits.
Girl-crushes.
And heaps more.
not set
May 07, 2011
 
Anthem
3.60
Spoiler warning, Ayn Rand is evil.

Also, not that good at writing?
not set
Jan 28, 2011
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