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Harry Potter Boxset (Harry Potter, #1-7)
4.74
it was amazing
OK, let's see. Erin turned me on to the series right after we graduated high school. She said it would be good, she was right. I hate it when she's ri ...more
not set
Jan 21, 2008
 
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
4.34
it was amazing
Hey, I dunno if it's really a 5-star book, but it's the classic gift to give someone who's achieved something & is moving far away. My sister got ...more
not set
Mar 14, 2008
 
The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study
4.19
liked it
Early sociological work! Census stuff doesn't do it for me, but this guy's got such a cool name!
not set
Jan 22, 2008
 
The Tao of Pooh
4.01
it was amazing
**UPDATE**

As I said, I finished this book first of four I was reading, even though I started it last. It's wonderful! I realized that I have a lot in
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Feb 02, 2008
Jan 15, 2008
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.91
I got this book from my friend and I'm honored because it came from her Aunt Mickey's library in Virginia Beach. Aunt Mickey rocks! She makes great cr ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2008
 
Love in the Time of Cholera
3.89
really liked it
So Erin or Colleen or somebody gave this to me. I started reading it at the beach. It made my head hurt. It was so deep, I was just an unemployed beac ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 21, 2008
 
Seeing Red
3.53
it was ok
**UPDATE**

So the snow/rain/we-dont-have-a-clue-what-we're-doing-but-we'll-take-a-perfectly-normal-yucky-February-day-and-make-you-stay-home-while-you-
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not set
Jan 15, 2008
 
A Prayer for Owen Meany
4.22
did not like it
Every so often, there comes along a book so powerful that it changes your life. You don't turn the pages, its pages turn you...
but this book, in my op
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Nov 2001
Jan 20, 2008
 
Psychology, in Modules
3.88
it was ok
My AP Psychology textbook is on here! Ha.
Well, as far as college textbooks go, and I have read way too many, this one was good. It had good cartoons a
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Jan 2007
Jan 20, 2008
 
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
4.02
really liked it
This story is soooooooooo amazing! It is so good that I make my Gen Psych kids read part I, then we stop & watch the video (which was made by a Fr ...more
not set
Mar 14, 2008
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.79
did not like it
This book was "the" book. Everyone told me I had to read it. Did my expectations just get too high? Could any book ever meet how excited I was to fina ...more
not set
Jan 21, 2008
 
Weird Maryland
3.91
really liked it
Please OH PLEASE will somebody come looking for Zoobieville with me???? Pretty please with 10,000 cherries on top!

Plus, I haven't been to Spook Hill s
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not set
Mar 19, 2008
 
Snow Crash
4.02
really liked it
This book is just ridiculously awesome.
The hero, "Hiro Protagonist" is a pizza delivery man who fights with a samurai sword. He basically saves the di
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Jan 2001
Jan 20, 2008
 
1984
4.14
really liked it
I sometimes get this book and Anthem and Brave New World all mixed up since I read them all in high school at about the same time. Still, this is Big ...more
Jan 1999
Jan 21, 2008
 
Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
4.11
liked it
This book was passed around my family not long after Dexter died. Dexter was my golden retriever, and he comes across as a saint compared to Marley. O ...more
Jan 2006
Jan 20, 2008
 
Thud! (Discworld, #34; City Watch #7)
4.29
liked it
I think this is one book out of many from a very fantasy world place. I just happened to get it for Christmas one year (don't ask me why) and then man ...more
not set
Jan 27, 2008
 
The Stranger
3.96
OK, it's strange & "existential" but I liked it. And maybe I'd be the only type of guy you know to read it and to like it and, no, I cannot explai ...more
not set
Mar 31, 2008
 
Lord of the Flies
3.64
liked it
My favorite Simpsons episode is the one where they are in the Model UN and they wash ashore on the island, a la Lord of the Flies. In high school I re ...more
Jan 1998
Jan 21, 2008
 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Charlie Bucket, #1)
4.10
it was amazing
I love how Willy Wonka is a sketchy dude & a hero! I always think back to the story about the Indian prince who built a palace out of chocolate an ...more
not set
Jan 21, 2008
 
Walt Disney's Uncle Remus Stories
4.18
it was amazing
Maybe this says a lot about my mother and me, I don't know, but the first book I remember my Mom reading to me was The Tar Baby story from Uncle Remus ...more
Jan 1982
Jan 21, 2008
 
The Intellectual Devotional: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class
3.97
I am not cultured.
I don't want to be.
But in case I need to pretend I am, like weddings or something, I need to be ready!
Actually, I was going to give
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not set
Jan 15, 2008
 
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
3.79
liked it
People a hundred years ago are a lot smarter than I am. The vocabulary!
But even better than the classic (which I finally read because it deals with mu
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Jan 2007
Jan 22, 2008
 
Life of Pi
3.88
really liked it
So the part about the floating forest with teeth in the trees was about the only part of the book where I was like, "Huh?" But I'm sure it meant somet ...more
Jan 2006
Jan 20, 2008
 
Everyday Psychokillers: A History for Girls
3.82
liked it
The author was my fiction writing teacher. She had a red velvet couch. She had cool glasses. This book was beyond my intelligence level, but I remembe ...more
Jan 2004
Jan 22, 2008
 
Slam
3.27
liked it
16 year old gets a girl pregnant and talks to a Tony Hawk poster to try and get through it. Instead, the poster whisks him back & forth into the f ...more
not set
Mar 19, 2008
 
Horton Hears a Who!
4.16
really liked it
Since the new movie is coming out it reminded me of this story.
We actually watch the older movie version in Psych class too (when we study cultural as
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not set
Mar 14, 2008
 
Galápagos
3.87
liked it
I was reading this at the same as another kid in my Latin class. When I finished I thought in my chair for a minute or two and then moved on.
He attack
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Jan 1998
Jan 21, 2008
 
Anthem
3.62
really liked it
Maybe it's a guy thing, maybe it's a teenager-in-high-school thing but I liked this book a lot. Especially the end. For some reason the end of the boo ...more
Jan 1999
Jan 21, 2008
 
The Green Mile
4.42
it was amazing
I really, really thought this was a great story. It was not like other Stephen Kings where there was some scary creature instead it was just old age a ...more
not set
Jan 27, 2008
 
Fight Club
4.20
really liked it
I have to thank Deek for this one. He was taking a sociology class and said I had to read this book. So I did, then I took the same class and read it ...more
Jan 2002
Jan 22, 2008
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