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True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor
3.89
MUST READ FOR ACTORS! Holy cow, what an incredible book. After studying acting my entire life, this is the first time I've read Mamet's philosophy on ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
 
Sorry I'm Not Sorry
3.45
I love the Twitter feed @SororityProblem, so when I needed something to read on a flight, I decided to spend the $4.99 for the e-book and see what hap ...more
Dec 29, 2011
Jan 02, 2012
 
Directing Actors
4.13
This is MY FAVORITE book on not only directing, but acting as well. I think it is a MUST-READ for all directors and actors alike. No matter where you ...more
Nov 10, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
 
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
3.59
I received this book through a Goodreads First-Reads giveaway. Thank you!

I was very excited that I won this book, and I wasn't disappointed when I rea
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Jan 28, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
The Key of Life; A Metaphysical Investigation
4.52
I met the author, Randy, by chance a few days ago while looking to buy some film equipment. We struck up a conversation, and he started to relay some ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Clean
3.88
Incredible book. I HIGHLY recommend it. Learn how to feed your body so that it can heal itself.

I could relate to this book quite a bit, because I grew
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Jan 14, 2012
 
Love By Design
3.66
I won this book in a Good Reads First-Reads Giveaway. Liz, the author, sent me a lovely letter and even signed the book for me.

What a fun romp of a bo
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Apr 15, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
O's Big Book of Happiness: The Best of O, The Oprah Magazine: Wisdom, Wit, Advice, Interviews, and Inspiration
3.74
This is a big mesh of articles from Oprah's magazine, "O." Some of the articles I found to be incredible, but others I was less interested in or weren ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Along w/ Difficult People
3.15
There are some really good tips in here, but I've read them before (I recommend How to Win Friends and Influence People).

It mostly focuses on people a
...more
Mar 06, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
The Timekeeper
3.50
This is a very special book. The author, Anna Riphahn, wrote and illustrated it when she was only 13 years old. This colorful book is beautiful and ha ...more
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Jan 23, 2012
 
iPooKee
4.60
I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK!!!!

Wow, I would love to read "iPooKee" in a book club for discussion and debate!

Immediately after finishing it I found m
...more
Dec 16, 2013
Dec 04, 2013
 
Anna Karenina
3.99
I was really torn between giving this book 4 stars or 5 stars. 5 because it's a masterpiece and I absolutely loved most of it, but 4 because there wer ...more
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings and America's First Imperial Adventure
3.53
I received this book through a Goodreads First-Reads giveaway. Thank you!

In studying American History in school, I don't recall hearing much about the
...more
Jan 19, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
An Object of Beauty
3.52
Wow, what a pleasure this book was for me.

I absolutely adore Steve Martin. He is a multi-talented genius of a man. Actor, comedian, writer, and art af
...more
May 11, 2013
May 03, 2013
 
Serena
3.54
I'm having a hard time with this book. I checked it out because it's being turned into a movie with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.

Sure, the wri
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Nov 23, 2013
Nov 07, 2013
 
The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
3.53
Cute book!

It was sort of interesting to hear about a person who already has a great/stable life, but is improving even on that (hey, we all have some
...more
Sep 18, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.16
This book is hard to describe....in one word I would say it's complicated. I made the mistake of reading half of it, then trying to pick it up from wh ...more
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Jan 15, 2012
 
On Bullshit
3.49
An essay on the philosophy of bullshit. Very short, it took me maybe 20 minutes or so to read. Some may find the language dry, but I thought it was ve ...more
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Feb 09, 2012
 
On the Road
3.66
Oi. It's not often that I don't finish a book. I got over half-way through, but I just couldn't do it anymore.

I can't believe how highly rated this bo
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May 03, 2013
Nov 21, 2012
 
Wuthering Heights
3.80
I had really high hopes for this book. I really did.

I loved Jane Eyre, so, naturally, I thought I'd love Wuthering Heights. No. I did not. I thought i
...more
Nov 06, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
I give "Ender's Game" 4.5 stars.

I remain fascinated by how undated this book is, considering it was written in 1977.

I loved the inner struggle and id
...more
Oct 31, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.84
I enjoyed this book. It was a fast, fun read with a cool science-fiction concept. Of course having an alien/parasite inside the human body is nothing ...more
Dec 04, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
The Great Gatsby
3.85
I really wanted to love this book... I really thought I would because of all of the praise I've heard and the fact that I love the 1920's. But alas, t ...more
Apr 24, 2013
Jul 22, 2011
 
Cloud Atlas
4.01
David Mitchell is quite the impressive writer, I must say.

Cloud Atlas is a wonderful book...6 different stories in different time periods (past, prese
...more
Oct 21, 2012
Aug 25, 2012
 
Life of Pi
3.87
I really enjoyed reading this book. It's a quick, thoughtful read, with some charming peculiarities. Just as started thinking about fanciful and light ...more
Oct 24, 2012
Dec 09, 2011
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.25
Many people have stated what I am about to write in their reviews, but I feel it is necessary to add it again.

Do not expect this book to be another Ha
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Oct 12, 2012
May 20, 2012
 
Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns (The Devil Wears Prada, #2)
2.78
Terribly disappointing.

When I saw that Lauren Weisberger wrote a sequel to "The Devil Wears Prada," I snatched it off the shelf immediately and start
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Jul 14, 2013
Jul 09, 2013
 
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
3.96
This is an example of why I like to read the books before seeing the movie.

I purchased this book before I saw the movie, but never had the chance to
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Apr 17, 2014
Jan 14, 2012
 
Crowdfunding for Filmmakers: The Way to a Successful Film Campaign
3.87
As a filmmaker who has led a successful Kickstarter campaign (raising $15,000 for a feature film), I can attest to the many valuable points that the a ...more
Apr 04, 2013
Mar 30, 2013
 
Skinny Bitch: A No-Nonsense, Tough-Love Guide for Savvy Girls Who Want to Stop Eating Crap and Start Looking Fabulous!
3.34
I sat down and read the entire book in about an hour... I couldn't put it down. I was laughing out loud through the whole thing! A hysterically-writte ...more
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Jan 15, 2012
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