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No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen  Hale
"I don't always one-star books I haven't read, but when I do, it's because they fucking deserve it. "
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No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen  Hale
"Holy fucking shit.

Out of respect for a reviewer I admire, I will not hotlink this, but this author is totally fucking unhinged and goes on the Never Support Financially list.

You can find out why here:
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No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen  Hale
"And that was the last straw. Stalking a reviewer by driving to their house because they gave you a negative review? There's something wrong with the world and now it just got even more messed up. I've deleted my review and rating. "
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Men always say that as the defining compliment, don’t they? She’s a cool girl. Being the Cool Girl means I am a hot, brilliant, funny woman who adores football, poker, dirty jokes, and burping, who plays video games, drinks cheap beer, loves threesomes and anal sex, and jams hot dogs and hamburgers into her mouth like she’s hosting the world’s biggest culinary gang bang while somehow maintaining a size 2, because Cool Girls are above all hot. Hot and understanding. Cool Girls never get angry; they only smile in a chagrined, loving manner and let their men do whatever they want. Go ahead, shit on me, I don’t mind, I’m the Cool Girl.

Men actually think this girl exists. Maybe they’re fooled because so many women are willing to pretend to be this girl. For a long time Cool Girl offended me. I used to see men – friends, coworkers, strangers – giddy over these awful pretender women, and I’d want to sit these men down and calmly say: You are not dating a woman, you are dating a woman who has...more
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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”
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2012 Reading Challenge
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Amanda Leon has completed her goal of reading 50 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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