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The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life
4.28
really liked it
Terryl Givens is one of my heros. I hope what he says is true. He certainly paints a picture of life and God that is more beautiful than any I have re ...more
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Feb 16, 2013
 
The Male Brain
3.73
liked it
I can believe that men are hardwired to look at bazooms. But I dont buy her biological determinism. You can make a strong case for it in most of the a ...more
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Aug 05, 2010
 
White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era
4.04
really liked it
I had my first "honest dialogue about race with a black man" not too long ago. I was working with his guy and we had plenty of time to talk. I told hi ...more
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Apr 06, 2008
 
The Squirrel Machine
3.59
did not like it
i felt violated. except i was willing. i could have put it down. but i didnt, and now i have pictures of mutilated animal/instruments in my head. Imag ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories
3.97
really liked it
huge compilation. 79 artists. NSFK (not safe for kids). cute stuff by Kochalka. sublime nonsense by Mark Beyer, funny crap by Mat Brinkman, my favorit ...more
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Jul 05, 2008
 
Drawing on the Powers of Heaven
4.31
did not like it
"When a person is groping in life, we say "he has not found himself." This statement is not accurate. Self is created, not found."

I read this quote ea
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Mar 19, 2013
 
In the Dust of This Planet (Horror of Philosophy, #1)
3.67
liked it
"Thy mind o man! . .must search into and contemplate the darkest abyss, and the broad expanse of eternity- thou must commune with God."

-Joseph Smith (
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May 08, 2016
 
Girls from Da Hood
4.28
did not like it
I am speechless about these hos tryin to hustle up baby mama sizzurp coochie super fly pimpin on the streets
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Sep 14, 2014
 
Patriots (The Coming Collapse)
3.60
it was ok
For those of you who dont know, I have a non-merman little brother as well. It seems just like yesterday when he was wearing diapers (to school). Anyw ...more
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Oct 06, 2010
 
Forever Cool: How to Achieve Ageless, Youthful and Modern Personal Style
3.09
did not like it
how do you wear adult diapers yet stay cool? You probably can't. And its probably best just to not try. That goes for the young as well. "cool" isn't ...more
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Jun 22, 2008
 
Other People's Love Letters: 150 Letters You Were Never Meant to See
3.81
did not like it
The stuff in Found magazine is so much better and diverse. these are love notes and break up notes of pathetic unimaginative white suburbanites that h ...more
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Nov 22, 2011
 
American Elf: The Collected Sketchbook Diaries, Vol. 3
4.28
liked it
James Kochalka lives a charmed life where nothing really bad ever seems to happen. His is sort of a Family Circus for the indie crowd. All the girls w ...more
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Jun 25, 2011
 
The Disappeared
3.84
did not like it
I will never read another novel by an author with an axe to grind. life is too short. cut out all the fluff and write it in an essay. ok, i get it, ma ...more
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Apr 08, 2015
 
The Statesman's Yearbook 2012: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World
4.43
it was amazing
1500 pages! Yay I did it! (But it took me about a year and a half.) This book has been published yearly since 1864 by the Brits. The most recent editi ...more
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Feb 14, 2014
 
Gunn's Golden Rules: Life's Little Lessons for Making It Work
3.72
liked it
This book made me feel happy, ie gay. Gay to know that my favorite gay person is as morally centered as the sassiest of monks. This is easily the happ ...more
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Mar 24, 2011
 
The Book of Genesis
4.02
it was amazing
Illustrations of basically every verse of Genesis including so and so laid with so and so. Not for kids.
Things i liked:
Eve has a gap tooth
Everyone wea
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Dec 24, 2009
 
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5)
4.11
liked it
The book starts off with a bang. 1% of the population is "retarded"!

Has there ever been a book that tries harder to come off as objective? I haven't
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Feb 14, 2014
 
The Road
3.95
liked it
read on plane. Scared me senseless. Thank goodness its only bleak the first 99% of the book. I was quite relieved at the positive ending. And whats wi ...more
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Apr 06, 2008
 
I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams
3.95
it was ok
its a little bit jumbled and jivey. maybe its supposed to be like a poem, where the author just sort of throws out stuff and you sort of make "connect ...more
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Apr 09, 2012
 
Habibi
4.04
liked it
you know how cecil b demilles bible epics were both sanctimonious and salacious (look how wicked they are! - she is taking a softly lit bath in asses ...more
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Jan 21, 2012
 
A New Kind Of Beauty
3.60
it was amazing
words are useless here. creeptasic? distuberful? This book makes me want to stop speaking and reading altogether. I am now post-literate. I should foc ...more
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Jan 25, 2012
 
The Acme Novelty Library #18
4.40
liked it
this is so grim. A one-legged womans depressing absurd life. Beautifully rendered. Her eyes are tiny dots and in the last panels she fades and shrinks ...more
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May 27, 2008
 
The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart
3.79
liked it
in 1976, 26% of americans lived in landslide counties (counties where the election was won or lost by a 20% margin). By the 2008 election, that had gr ...more
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Nov 30, 2008
 
The Book of Animal Ignorance: Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong
3.84
really liked it
brunei ants have guards that will intentionally explode their heads when threatened causing a sticky mess that slows down the intruders.
bears can give
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Nov 25, 2008
 
The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form
4.07
it was ok
This is what I took away: it was all about nude men for a while because of the greeks predilections, but eventually nude women were depicted.

AND

"since
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Feb 10, 2013
 
American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us
3.88
really liked it
major sociological study full of a million charts and statistics. If it has a bias, i cant see it. endorsed by folks all over the spectrum as far as i ...more
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Mar 12, 2011
 
Mail Order Bride
3.70
did not like it
I have always thought that the best way for me to show respect to her memory if Jen died would be to get a mail order bride. I could never love anothe ...more
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Feb 08, 2013
 
Pimp: The Story of My Life
3.95
really liked it
incredible storyteller with an IQ through the roof. crazy good but like a picnic in hell, i wanted to see what it was like but was glad to leave. And ...more
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Apr 06, 2008
 
Curse of the Molemen: Big Baby
3.80
it was amazing
chuck burns of black hole, skin deep, dog boy, etc. writes a gripping story that is as engaging to a 4 year old boy as it is to an adult male with a 4 ...more
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May 20, 2008
 
The Book of General Ignorance
3.79
it was amazing
the facts seem credible as far as i can tell. the book is culled from info off the bbc show QI.
did you know:
chameleons don't change color to match the
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Nov 07, 2008
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