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Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture
3.65
it was ok
Here's the deal: The two stars - those are for me. To someone who has read a fair amount about children/gender and feminism in general, Orenstein does ...more
Apr 12, 2011
Mar 09, 2011
 
Reading Women: How the Great Books of Feminism Changed My Life
3.67
liked it
Before I critique this book, I want to share a couple of things that I enjoyed about it, first.

1. Women's Colleges and Women's Studies Classrooms: I s
...more
Nov 14, 2011
Apr 05, 2011
 
Native Tongue
4.02
liked it
This book had an amazing concept. It was full of amazing ideas (the creation of a secret language for an oppressed second class - women). But, it lack ...more
Aug 30, 2011
Jul 07, 2011
 
Rebel Angels (Gemma Doyle, #2)
3.98
really liked it
Why do I like Rebel Angels so much more than A Great And Terrible Beauty?

That's easy: Balls.

Not THOSE kinds of balls. These kinds:



Maybe because all t
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Mar 30, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
Moving Pictures
3.20
really liked it

Summary: "Moving Pictures is the story of the awkward and dangerous relationship between curator Ila Gardner and officer Rolf Hauptmann...set in World
...more
Dec 23, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
 
Dark Places
3.92
it was amazing
I had low expectations of this book, which were mostly based on the synopsis ("Libby finds herself right back where she started – on the run from a ki ...more
Apr 25, 2011
Mar 07, 2011
 
The F-Word: Feminism in Jeopardy; Women, Politics, and the Future
3.44
it was ok
Allow me to paraphrase part of the book for you: "So, my friend and I were driving in her Prius to go check out the house she just bought with her fia ...more
Apr 05, 2011
Mar 09, 2011
 
The Stuff That Never Happened
3.63
really liked it
This book freaked me out: it was the first package that was delivered to me in my new apartment. The apartment I just moved into with my boyfriend. Wi ...more
Sep 16, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
 
The Scorpio Races
4.08
really liked it
Killer horses! Death and blood! People dying as they compete in a deadly race! Were you expecting an action-flick? Because you might need to calm down ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Dec 23, 2011
 
Hidden Wives: A Novel
3.69
it was ok
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May 24, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
 
Illegal
3.73
liked it
Overall, I liked this book. I liked that the book was a quick, interesting read - with short chapters, easily accessible language (the author even inc ...more
Apr 13, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
 
Raw Blue
3.70
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** This was a beautifully written book concerning a difficult subject. Well, *three cheers* to Kirsty Eagar because it has been a long ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
 
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer (Necromancer, #1)
3.94
really liked it
To describe a novel teeming with werewolves, shape-shifters, and other supernatural beings lurking in the shadows of our modern cities, playing by the ...more
Jun 2011
May 11, 2011
 
Surrender
3.63
really liked it
Surrender was a sad, creepy book. Like, creeeepy. In some respects - and as the synopsis might have you believe - it is a book about a friendship that ...more
Apr 25, 2012
Apr 27, 2011
 
The Chosen One
3.85
liked it
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May 11, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
 
Sand Queen
3.67
liked it
Helen Benedict's Sand Queen is an important book for a couple of reasons. First, (and to the best of my knowledge) Benedict's topic - the treatment of ...more
Sep 12, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
 
fathermothergod: My Journey Out of Christian Science
3.84
really liked it
What are these kooky-christians doing these days??? Churning fodder for great memoirs, that's what.

I love myself a good jesus-memoir. fathermothergod
...more
Dec 31, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
 
Pretty Crooked (Pretty Crooked, #1)
3.59
it was ok
I really wanted to like this book. I purchased a copy in hardcover @ a debut YA author panel featuring Elisa Ludwig, and a bunch of others. For the re ...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
 
Looking for Alibrandi
3.85
it was ok
This book was okay. Not great. Not terrible. It's a book about an Australian girl of Italian descent and her difficulties navigating teenager-hood wit ...more
May 02, 2012
Nov 10, 2011
 
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
3.78
liked it
This is a great book for those who like their YA on the paranormal-side, sans vampire love triangles, with the slightest touch of romance.

For the most
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Mar 25, 2011
Mar 07, 2011
 
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.04
really liked it
The book opened like so: "Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love. It did not end well." Oooooooh. Enter the world of Karou, raised by an ...more
Nov 10, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
 
The Tiger's Wife
3.37
it was ok
I am really surprised at my own reaction to this book. I was expecting to be impressed - blown away, even, maybe. In other words - a lot of hype surro ...more
Feb 15, 2013
Oct 10, 2011
 
Keep Sweet
3.73
liked it
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Jun 02, 2011
Mar 07, 2011
 
The Sweet Far Thing (Gemma Doyle, #3)
3.97
really liked it
This book was a little bit frustrating at times. Gemma Doyle, the series' heroine, needs to get her act together, make some decisions, act like a grow ...more
Apr 18, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
Sister Wife
3.51
it was ok
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May 13, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
 
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
3.80
it was amazing
I never thought that at the end of a 900-ish page novel, I would be so sad to close the book. Sure, this book is so big that it made my bus rides ridi ...more
Jan 24, 2012
Mar 29, 2011
 
When You Were Mine
3.77
did not like it
Utterly boring. Not very memorable. Uninteresting. Offers nothing unique or informative as a retelling of Romeo & Juliet.
Aug 09, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
 
Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future
3.70
did not like it
This book is incoherent. The narrative style is poor. The anecdotal style of the authors renders this text confusing. The book contains massive paragr ...more
May 10, 2011
Mar 07, 2011
 
Cat vs Human
4.04
liked it
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Jan 02, 2012
Dec 29, 2011
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.25
liked it
The fun action sequences in this book almost make up for how absolutely stupid the premise of "the factions" is... But, they don't really make up for ...more
Mar 04, 2013
May 13, 2011
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