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Why Not Say What Happened?: A Memoir
Well folks, right out of the gate I felt like I wasn't going to really enjoy my time in bed with this book. Lowell comes right out of the gate crying ...more
Nov 2012
Sep 11, 2012
The Given Day (Coughlin #1)
Let's just get this out there: I LOVE the way Dennis Lehane writes. It's crisp and clean and it envolpes you so much you can nearly feel the atmospher ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 05, 2010
This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation
Barbara, Barbara, Barbara. Oh howe I loved you so in Nickeled and Dimed. What happened?! This one you went a bit further off your rocker and were too ...more
Oct 2009
Oct 27, 2009
The Glass Castle
Dearest mum,
I shouldn't have taken so long to read this. You were correct in it being a fantastic book that I've held hostage to your copy of for far
Apr 2014
Oct 24, 2011
John Adams
Well...I can't say this had any sassy sexy info in it. (But really, John Adams and sexy should never EVER be put in the same sentence) DID howeve ...more
May 2009
Mar 23, 2009
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
Well hot shit...this book was actually pretty damn good...this takes a lot coming from me as I was freaked out early on the Harry Potter madness by pe ...more
May 2009
Feb 25, 2008
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (Tucker Max, #1)
Perhaps it's a bit wrong to say this but, before I even opened the book I had this strange sixth sense feeling that I not only would enjoy the book, b ...more
Jun 2010
Jun 09, 2010
The Bad Girl's Guide to the Open Road
After an over 500 page classic like the Satanic Verses, it was somewhat nice to have a book that contained the words orgasm and brain douche within th ...more
Aug 2010
Jul 29, 2010
The Invisible Wall: A Love Story That Broke Barriers
Now, if you know me, you know that this is a pyschological context that facinates me. The relationship between Jews & Christians. They like to cal ...more
Feb 2010
Feb 25, 2010
Damn f*ing right I gave this a one star. A cell phone that kills? Really Stephen? Really?!!? (We're on a first name basis, it's cool)

As a fan of Step
Mar 2007
Aug 20, 2008
The God Delusion
Now, I'm not sure if it's some ironic humor that the powers that be have that right as I started reading this book my brother asked me to be a godmoth ...more
Jul 2012
Oct 24, 2011
Change of Heart
Oh Jodi Jodi Jodi. Where did we lose you?? I'll admit, a lot of what I've read of Picoult, I've really liked because she puts it out there. She takes ...more
Nov 2010
Aug 31, 2010
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
A lot of the people I know who have read this book didn't really enjoy it. I, on the other hand freaking LOVED it. It's the type of stream of concious ...more
Mar 2010
Mar 24, 2010
Eating Animals
As a fickle dabbler in the vegetarian world, I couldn't resist eyeing this book, even as I know I'm going to regret reading it. But per usual, Foer st ...more
Mar 2013
May 25, 2012
On Beauty
First things first. I'm just going to say that if the name of your wife is 'Kiki' then you've spent far too much of your life in strip clubs. And the ...more
Feb 2010
Feb 03, 2010
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
Sigh. What can I say about Mockingjay (that rhyme is likely to be the best part of my review...) I feel like that was a lotta foreplay for something I ...more
Jan 2012
Oct 24, 2011
Now, I'm not sure what it says about me that Chuck Palahniuk is one of my favorite authors....other than I am awesome.

Now, that said, Chuck isn't for
Oct 2013
Jun 12, 2012
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
If this were an intervention I'd stand up from my seat and say: "Yes, I'm Kerry and I'm a WW2 junkie". And this book was a perfect fix for that addict ...more
Oct 2011
Sep 14, 2011
Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace
Here lies the truth: the title lured me in, so come for the info and stay for the sass. Or persnaps you won't. If this review brings you joy in the ne ...more
May 20, 2013
Jul 05, 2010
Your Heart Belongs to Me
Now, the premise to this book seems good, or at least slightly promising. Alas however, there was once a day & age that I really enjoyed Dean Koon ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 28, 2010
Slanted and Enchanted: The Evolution of Indie Culture
Guilty as's a topic I'm obsessed with. Perhaps respect is more the word than anything else...the DIY ideology of the indie culture. I me ...more
Mar 2012
Oct 26, 2011
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
Well as you all know I have a massive literary boner for David Sedaris, it's awkward for us all when he's discussed in a public setting. I'm fairly co ...more
Apr 2014
Oct 24, 2011
A Thousand Splendid Suns
I have a hard time curbing my honestly so let's start off with some. I was a bit glad that my OCD had kept me from reading this for a long while. Why? ...more
Dec 2010
Feb 25, 2008
Death in the Afternoon
Oh Ernest, my love. How much I truly must love you to read a whole book on bullfighting....something I find incredibly disturbing...

Which to be comple
Jun 2012
Nov 29, 2011
Eye Mind: Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators
Well, first off, who's afraid of the big bad wolf? And who here has even heard of the 13th floor elevators?! If you haven't, educate yourself. Meet on ...more
Sep 2009
Sep 29, 2009
The Kite Runner (Essential Edition)
Ok ok...fine. I'll admit krammit. I wanted to hate it for all the hype and movie BS and,'s damn good. There, I said it. I feel how Simon Cow ...more
Jul 2008
Feb 25, 2008
The Color Purple
While it seems absurd that I've never read this classic, I set out to remedy such a travesty in my literary resume. And truth be told, I understand wh ...more
Jan 2011
Jan 28, 2011
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music
Now, when one first cracks open this tale of redemption in the face of adversity (oh man, that is some buttery review lingo right there), you find tha ...more
Dec 2009
Jan 05, 2010
Notorious Royal Marriages: A Juicy Journey Through Nine Centuries of Dynasty, Destiny, and Desire
Whilst I was secretly hoping for a long lost relative or descendent of Lewis Carroll with the author being Leslie Carroll, I guess instead I'll settle ...more
Jul 2010
Aug 02, 2010
The Cosmic Puppets
Philip K. Dick is like the original Steven King... perhaps a bit more in the sci-fi realm, though we all know the King-meister likes to dabble there a ...more
Oct 15, 2009
Aug 31, 2009