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The Fermata
3.69
go ahead and read porn on a plane, in a cafe, wherever. just don't think calling it literature makes it any more sophisticated. (one star for the delu ...more
Sep 1997
Dec 02, 2009
 
On Love
3.95
I thought it was tiring to live inside my own head. This guy's is utterly exhausting. This is not so much a novel as it is one man's eternal ponderous ...more
Dec 05, 2009
Dec 01, 2009
 
Just in Case
3.23
this book is your whacky great-uncle who wears novelty socks, flirts with waitresses, and skips his meds. equally clueless but not remotely as interes ...more
Dec 02, 2009
Dec 01, 2009
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
No review I could write will do this book justice. Niffenegger takes the overdone, overwrought subject matters of love and time-travel, mixes them up, ...more
Jan 2005
Nov 01, 2007
 
Youth in Revolt: The Journals of Nick Twisp
4.03
Reading this book, my rating thoughts ranged between 1 star (most of the time) and 3 stars (rare optimistic moments). I'm giving it a 2 because if I e ...more
Mar 2008
Mar 05, 2008
 
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
3.70
I hated this book at first. It's pretentious and overwritten. But I pressed on because I was vacationing in paradise and the beach had a way of smooth ...more
Feb 2008
Feb 07, 2008
 
The Hour I First Believed
3.76
I loved Wally Lamb's prior books, but this one just isn't for me. I'm stuck at about page 150 and am bailing because I have no attachment to the chara ...more
Feb 03, 2009
Nov 19, 2008
 
The Poisonwood Bible
3.98
Without a doubt, beautifully written. Complex, rich and purposeful. Despite not getting much attached to the characters, her writing kept me intereste ...more
May 10, 2009
Jan 14, 2009
 
Three Dollars
3.49
I was tempted to give this 3 stars because the writing is thought-out and interesting in a few spots, but overall, I found this book less provocative ...more
May 03, 2008
Feb 07, 2008
 
Love the One You're With
3.65
Emily Griffin's prior books intertwine the complex with the lightweight. This one's fluff factor far exceeds any traces of relatable conflict. Eh.
Jun 02, 2009
Jul 26, 2008
 
There's a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell: A Novel of Sewer Pipes, Pageant Queens, and Big Trouble
3.54
The author is trying way too hard to prove she's funny. The book reeks of desperation. Unable to go on, I ditched it half way through.
Nov 2007
Mar 05, 2008
 
Looking for Alaska
4.19


Probably should be a 3-star but holds a special place in my heart.
not set
Sep 21, 2011
 
Jennifer Johnson Is Sick of Being Single
3.11
characters underwhelming, jokes overwritten. predictable to boot.

Aug 07, 2009
Aug 02, 2009
 
No One Belongs Here More Than You
3.81
None
Jul 2009
Jul 26, 2009
 
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
3.62
None
Jan 2003
Jan 23, 2008
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
None
Jan 2003
Nov 01, 2007
 
My Year of Meats
3.89
None
Jan 1999
Jan 23, 2008
 
Rose of No Man's Land
3.48
None
Apr 03, 2009
Feb 03, 2009
 
The Accidental
3.21
None
Jan 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
If There Be Thorns (Dollanganger, #3)
3.72
None
Jun 1985
Oct 01, 2009
 
Rare Birds
3.74
None
not set
Jan 23, 2010
 
The Position
3.27
None
Oct 2006
Feb 03, 2008
 
Skipped Parts (GroVont Trilogy, #1)
3.78
None
Jan 1997
May 03, 2009
 
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
3.72
None
Jan 1990
May 03, 2009
 
Now Is the Hour
4.09
None
Jan 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
Pure
2.86
None
Jan 2007
Jan 23, 2008
 
Empire Falls
3.88
None
Jan 2005
Feb 07, 2008
 
Running with Scissors: A Memoir
3.65
None
Jan 2006
Jan 23, 2008
 
The Amateur Marriage
3.54
None
Jan 2006
Jun 07, 2008
 
Woman on the Edge of Time
3.93
None
Jan 1992
Oct 23, 2010
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