America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation
This book is somewhere between history, sociology and feminist folk tale. Although extensively researched, it retains a sense of being lightweight. Al ...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 21, 2012
Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years (Adrian Mole, #8)
In short, I cried.
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 01, 2014
Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story
Great insight not only into the Ford family but investigative journalism as it stands today.
Aug 02, 2014
Aug 02, 2014
The Footprints of God
Is this a bad book? No.

Is this book a tad over the top? Yes.

Although The Footprints of God is unlikely to become famous as great literature, it is qu
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
Memoirs Of A Man
Paul is a man at the end of his tether. Problem is, the other end is in the chubby hand of his infant child. Irreverent, hilarious and occasionally pr ...more
Feb 23, 2015
Feb 11, 2015
Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse, #12)
I think sometimes there is a little too much deus ex machina in these books, but Sookie retains her likeable self throughout this rather complicated s ...more
Oct 2012
Oct 01, 2012
The Second Lady
Hilariously bad, but simultaneously hilariously awesome. Great for the beach, layovers in boring airports and rainy Sundays (with wine).
Sep 26, 2014
Sep 26, 2014
Luther: The Calling
Although the prose is occasionally less than polished, the plot provides all the thrills and scares that Luther fan would want.
Oct 18, 2013
Nov 07, 2013
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
This book was intriguing, unexpected and maybe the best thing I've read all year.

It's totally not about Wonder Woman, but it's also all about Wonder W
Nov 27, 2014
Nov 23, 2014
An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7)
Some romance, some supernatural, some sci-fi, some historical fiction, with a nice crime novel twist at the end.
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
How to Be a Woman
Hilarious, thought-provoking, and written with great kindness.
Oct 2012
Oct 01, 2012
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mar 31, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
The Secret History
This book is surprisingly chilling. Although the characters are kind of strange creatures unto themselves, their actions have an upsetting logic to th ...more
Aug 24, 2014
Aug 03, 2014
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
Intriguing, fascinating, well-researched and a bit sad.
Aug 13, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
Apr 05, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
The Book of Negroes
I was shocked at how visceral this book was. The intense focus on the physical body serves as a metaphor for the protagonist's suffering that makes th ...more
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Amazing, moving book that explores the intersection between humanity, history and science in a deeply personal way.
Feb 13, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
The Thorn Birds
amazing. but crazy.
Sep 04, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
The Yard (The Murder Squad #1)
There is a lot of promise in this book, with a compelling villian, a beautifully imagined setting and interesting characters for coppers. That said, t ...more
Dec 14, 2013
Sep 24, 2013
Alex Cross's Trial (Alex Cross, #15)
Ugh. The things you pick up at the airport.
Mar 2011
Feb 21, 2011
A Thousand Dreams: Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and the Fight for Its Future
This book moves through drug addiction, prostitution, murder, rape, poverty and racism in a way that never lets the reader forget the humanity that li ...more
Jan 28, 2012
Nov 04, 2011
God's Fury, England's Fire: A New History of the English Civil Wars
Intriguing history of the English Civil wars, and a scholarly book about a complicated time.
Jun 20, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
The Nearest Exit (The Tourist, #2)
Too many adjectives, too many stock characters but the plot was satisfyingly twisty.
Jul 30, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
amazingly intricate narrative that rewards rereading
Jul 30, 2012
Nov 04, 2011
Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century
Fascinating, and a bit sad.
Jul 18, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
Super quick and fun read.
Aug 28, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
Just Plain Dick: Richard Nixon's Checkers Speech and the “Rocking, Socking” Election of 1952
May 28, 2014
May 04, 2014
The Noble Outlaw (Crowner John Mystery #11)
Sep 11, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
Evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail
Sep 03, 2014
Aug 24, 2014
As I Lay Dying
Jul 07, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
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