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Whip Smart by Melissa Febos
Whip Smart: A Memoir
by Melissa Febos (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2010
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I was hoping for a book about what it's like to be a dominatrix. Instead I got a memoir about a whiny junkie who, despite being pretty, smart, and coming from a good home can't seem to get her shit together. I got tired of this book pretty quickly.
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Pledged by Alexandra Robbins
Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities
by Alexandra Robbins (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2010
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Confirmed my belief that sororities are a complete waste of time and the girls who join them (at least the ones profiled in this book) are a waste of good spaces at universities.
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Hotel Iris by Yōko Ogawa
Hotel Iris
by Yōko Ogawa
read in June, 2010
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A quick, odd, totally gripping read.
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The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance by Elna Baker
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The problem with memoirs is that sometimes the people writing them don't take the old addage "better to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt" to heart. At one point in the book, Baker says, "Instead, I realized, I'm an assho ...more
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Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
Her Fearful Symmetry
by Audrey Niffenegger (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2010
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I really like the way Niffenegger can take the supernatural aspects of a story (time travel, ghosts) and make them seem utterly ordinary. I think the point is that her books are about the people who inhabit them and not necessarily about the extraord ...more
Rosemary rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Lit by Mary Karr
Lit
by Mary Karr
read in May, 2010
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The Color of Love by Gene Cheek
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The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker
The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
by Tiffany Baker (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2010
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One of those books where if someone had just had the balls to stand up for themselves the entire tangled web of lies that all the characters were caught up in would have gone away. I didn't need to get to the of the book to find that out.
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Take Your Shirt Off and Cry by Nancy Balbirer
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A funny look at a struggling actress. Ultimately I thought she was a little too slef-aware and trying too hard to be funny.
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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls
read in April, 2009
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