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Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1)
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I so wanted to like this. I read the first half very quickly and enjoyed it; I was curious to see where it was goin
Apr 21, 2012
Apr 07, 2012
Ring (Ring, #1)
I didn't find this book to be scary either as I am very rarely frightened by books. I did have high hopes for it, as the American film version is one ...more
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Feb 26, 2011
The Hidden Life of Dogs
Excited though I was about reading this book, I almost didn't finish it as I was constantly appalled at the the author's irresponsible behaviour.

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Feb 19, 2011
The House of Gentle Men
To be totally honest, I thought this book was an insulting piece of crap. The only remotely interesting thing about it is the idea for the house itse ...more
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Feb 19, 2011
A Snowflake in My Hand
OMG! I totally forgot I had this book! Somehow, it was lost in the shuffle and I just (joyously) came across it the other day. I sat down and read it ...more
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Feb 26, 2011
Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science
Blazed through this in two days. Absolutely fascinating. Bass is so knowledgeable and able to present his information, findings and work in an easily ...more
Apr 02, 2010
Aug 02, 2011
Tears of Rage: From Grieving Father to Crusader for Justice: The Untold Story of the Adam Walsh Case
I have all the respect and admiration in the world for John Walsh. He went though a horrific experience and turned it around. The capture of so many c ...more
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Feb 19, 2011
Hostage to the Devil - Reissue: The Possession and Exorcism of Five Contemporary Americans
Well, the fascination ended. I got stuck around page 250 and found myself picking up other books instead. After months of it sitting on my bedside tab ...more
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Jan 30, 2012
A fun adventure, written entirely in verse. Reminiscent of Shel Silverstein and complete with monsters, bad guys, good guys, danger, and, of course, a ...more
May 11, 2012
May 05, 2012
A Road Through Wonderland
This was quite good. Schiller definitely went though hell. While it is (unfortunately) not a unique story except for the fact that John Holmes was a p ...more
Jan 17, 2014
Dec 28, 2013
Confessions of a Part-Time Call Girl
This is a slim volume -- only about 150 pages, which rather surprised me. I expected it to be longer and, truth be told, much better than it was. It i ...more
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Feb 26, 2011
This Love Is Not For Cowards: Salvation and Soccer in Ciudad Juárez
I don't know that I would have picked this book up myself (though I may have), so I am especially glad that a friend got it into my hands and I really ...more
Apr 11, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
The Intern Blues: The Timeless Classic About the Making of a Doctor
Well, I finally finished reading this. It took some time, as it is a thick book and I've been pretty busy with school, but I got through it. I though ...more
Jan 2006
Feb 26, 2011
Cure (Strandville Zombie Series, #1)
I'm quite baffled by all the glowing reviews for this. I thought it was pretty awful. Sure, the concept behind it is a passingly interesting (zombie v ...more
Nov 30, 2014
Nov 14, 2014
Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park
I wanted to enjoy it far more than I actually did, I'm afraid. While I thought the subject matter was very interesting, I found the presentation to be ...more
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Feb 26, 2011
Smile When You're Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer
I really wanted to like this, but the guy came across as such a douchebag so much of the time. So self-important, so often condescending, it just irri ...more
Feb 03, 2014
Jan 04, 2014
Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity
I can relate to Cohen much more than I care to admit. I was a promiscuous teenager for many of the same reasons as Cohen -- confusing sex with love, w ...more
Feb 20, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
The Demon in the Freezer
This is easily one of the most terrifying books I have ever read, because it's all true. The book is fluid and easy to read; Preston is careful to mak ...more
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Feb 27, 2011
True Blue: True Stories About Real Cops
I started this book looking forward to it; I interact with police officers casually in my job and wanted to see things from their perspective. I knew ...more
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Jul 31, 2013
Closet Monsters: Zombied Out And Tales Of Gothrotica
I enjoyed this more than I expected to. A friend's review made me curious and I'm glad I took the time to read it. I agree very much with her review: ...more
Jan 2009
Aug 01, 2011
Whew. What started out quite well turned out to be a slog of a read in the end. A Mennonite werewolf is an interesting twist on the traditional story, ...more
Apr 28, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
It should be stated right off that, as a general statement, I am not a reader of the crime fiction genre. I read maybe one every other year or so. May ...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
The Running Man
Meh. I love dystopian literature and I've read enough Stephen King to know I prefer his older work, so I was expecting much more from this. It was a t ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
Bones of the Moon
**spoiler alert** This was a strange book and I'm not entirely sure I enjoyed it, though I did finish it since I wasn't quite sure how it was going to ...more
Feb 19, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
Bad Monkeys
I've actually returned to this review to update it, as well as increase my rating from 3 stars to 4 (4.5, if Goodreads would let me). This book has li ...more
Jun 04, 2013
May 29, 2013
The Watermelon King
This started out quite good, I thought. I enjoyed the little snippets of story that the main character was getting from other people, all told in thei ...more
Aug 26, 2013
Aug 16, 2013
Thirteen Reasons Why
While reading this, a friend asked if I liked it and I made a quick pop-off comment about how it was okay, but the whole thing felt a little revenge-y ...more
Apr 28, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
Blue Suburbia: Almost a Memoir
Wow. I mean really... wow. This is a simply incredible, powerful, wonderful book. It's like sushi --- raw, but fantastic in the small bites it is pres ...more
Jul 2004
Feb 19, 2011
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
Ever read a book that heaps of other people loved and, when you're done with it, you wonder if you all read the same book? Yeah, that was me with Dive ...more
Feb 26, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
I enjoyed this more than I thought I would. I'm only passingly computer savvy and not very familiar or, to be honest, interested in internet security ...more
Apr 11, 2013
Mar 31, 2013
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