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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition
I read this book on a day I was really depressed, mostly because it's what I currently have out from the library, but also because I was hoping it wou...more
Jul 13, 2014
Jul 19, 2014
The Great Gatsby
Oh The Great Gatsby. I first read you on my own in junior high, just when I was starting to read every "grown-up" book I could get my hands on. Then I...more
Mar 17, 2014
May 22, 2014
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
I really loved this book. I thought it was very funny and had characters you could really feel a connection to. I definitely want to read more of his...more
May 15, 2013
Jun 03, 2013
Moby-Dick Or, the Whale
I wasn't sure what I was going to think of this book going into it because some people had told me it was really boring--it was one of my "I'm *obliga...more
Feb 23, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Call it Sleep
It took me awhile to get into this book, but I think that was mostly because I was having a very hard time concentrating on it at first. Once I did I...more
May 20, 2014
Sep 06, 2013
Mad Girl's Love Song: Sylvia Plath and Life Before Ted
I've read a whole lot of Plath biographies, but this was one of the better ones. Usually they want to focus *so much* on her relationship with Ted Hug...more
Jun 29, 2013
Jul 07, 2013
As She Climbed Across the Table
Reading this book was a sometimes emotional experience to me because I related a little too much for the character of Alice--I know all too well what...more
Jul 30, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
This was my first time reading a graphic novel--I'm embarrassed to admit that my experience with comics prior to this was limited to what's in the pap...more
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 20, 2014
The Colossus and Other Poems
I re-read this on the 50th anniversary of her death. It falls short of the jaw-droppingly good work she was to come up with at the end of her life, bu...more
Feb 11, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
I really got into this book. I related very much to Francie--though I didn't grow up destitute, I was also a lonely girl who lived too much inside my...more
Jan 10, 2013
Jan 20, 2013
V for Vendetta
My second foray into the strange new world of graphic novels was another rewarding experience. There were some things in the story I didn't find adequ...more
Aug 03, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder: Using DBT to Regain Control of Your Emotions and Your Life
This book was reasonably helpful. It said some stuff that didn't really get through to me, but it also had a fair number of ideas that seemed useful....more
Sep 03, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
This book was thought-provoking, interesting, and funny (which you don't often find with history/social sciences). I could not put it down and read th...more
Apr 27, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
Encountering America: Sixties Psychology, Counterculture and the Movement That Shaped the Modern Self
This book was fairly interesting. Humanistic psychology was something we didn't cover too extensively in my psych classes but I'd always been intrigue...more
Jun 06, 2013
Jun 03, 2013
Diary of a Submissive: A Modern True Tale of Sexual Awakening  (The Diary of a Submissive #1)
Well this book was sure disappointing. My whole reason for wanting to read it was that it was billed as a "memoir" but I kept thinking it sure didn't...more
Apr 29, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
Sons of the Profits; or, There's No Business like Grow Business: The Seattle Story, 1851-1901
This book was mostly very entertaining, but there were a couple of chapters I got a bit bored with. It certainly made history seem exciting and taught...more
Jan 20, 2013
Jan 20, 2013
Runes: A Beginner's Guide
I am just beginning to learn the runes, and this book was pretty helpful.
Sep 19, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
Invitation to a Beheading
This book was very strange. The only Nabokov I'd read previously was Lolita which is of course fairly realistic so I was pretty surprised by how surre...more
May 15, 2013
Apr 30, 2013
Tarot for Writers
I used this book for NaNoWriMo in 2013 and it gave me a lot of good ideas. I'm just learning tarot and I'd never thought of using it as a writing aid...more
Oct 25, 2013
Oct 19, 2013
Sew Everything Workshop
Jun 06, 2013
May 03, 2013
They Might Be Giants' Flood (33 1/3)
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Aug 06, 2014