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Steve Jobs
4.09
really liked it
Obviously agree with all the "incredible asshole" comments. That's very clear. What I wonder is whether he could have produced the products and driven ...more
Apr 03, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
 
A Visit from the Goon Squad
3.64
liked it
Interesting but confusing. Probably need to read it twice to follow. It was recommended to me in a review that said it was a non-linear story, which h ...more
not set
Apr 18, 2012
 
The Cookbook Collector
3.31
it was ok
Been listening during my commute but finally got so bored I moved on to another book. Partly I don't like the way the reader does some of the voices, ...more
not set
Jun 30, 2013
 
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
3.71
it was amazing
I've always liked reading Anna Quindlen- novels and essays. She is slightly older than me but close enough that I can identify with her musings on gro ...more
not set
Mar 09, 2013
 
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
3.96
really liked it
Something I would have wanted to do, but wouldn't have dared do alone. Got to live vicariously without the pain. Although I would have had the sense t ...more
not set
Mar 09, 2013
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.30
it was ok
You finally find out who she ends up with, but the story is less surprising than the first and fairly predictable. Katniss being a political idiot and ...more
not set
Apr 18, 2012
 
Minefields of the Heart: A Mother's Stories of a Son at War
3.89
liked it
I didn't connect as much with the author as I though I would, but it did give me some insight on what it would be like to have a child in Afghanistan.
not set
Mar 09, 2013
 
The House of Mondavi: The Rise and Fall of an American Wine Dynasty
3.61
it was ok
too long. I never quite understood the cause of the family feud, or why the mother chose one son over the other.
not set
Mar 09, 2013
 
The Master and Margarita
4.32
liked it
Read it in hgh school but not sure I got much more out of it this time around. I need a better background in Pontius Pilate, Stalin and Russian histor ...more
May 29, 2012
Apr 29, 2012
 
State of Wonder
3.85
really liked it
Liked it. The drive to have children is so strong.
Apr 22, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.90
really liked it
This was fun. Having lived in the Pacific Northwest her rants on Seattle were very amusing, as well as the private school parent nonsense. Although th ...more
Jun 2013
Jun 03, 2013
 
Ladder of Years
3.72
liked it
**spoiler alert** I had some problems understanding how she could just take off, not contact her kids and then just fall back into it. The intent of h ...more
May 02, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
 
Please Look After Mom
3.76
really liked it
I did have difficulty understanding who was speaking-the character, a narrator or the Mom. But I really liked the perspective on the life of a woman w ...more
May 29, 2013
Jun 02, 2013
 
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
3.87
liked it
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Apr 27, 2013
 
Cutting for Stone
4.28
it was amazing
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Jun 30, 2013
 
The Cider House Rules
4.10
really liked it
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Apr 27, 2013
 
The Help
4.45
it was amazing
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Apr 27, 2013
 
Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1)
3.87
really liked it
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Aug 10, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
 
Moloka'i
4.15
it was ok
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Jun 30, 2013
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
4.04
really liked it
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Mar 15, 2012
 
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
3.92
liked it
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Nov 08, 2013
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
liked it
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Apr 18, 2012
 
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
4.00
liked it
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not set
Apr 27, 2013
 
Room
4.03
really liked it
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Mar 15, 2012
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
really liked it
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Apr 18, 2012
 
Gone Girl
4.03
it was amazing
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Apr 27, 2013
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.12
liked it
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Apr 27, 2013
 
The Picture of Dorian Grey
4.05
liked it
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not set
Mar 15, 2012
 
Bossypants
3.94
liked it
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Apr 27, 2013
 
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
3.81
liked it
None
Mar 09, 2013
May 29, 2012
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