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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
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The crown jewel of the Harry Potter series, "Half-Blood Prince" is one of the finest novels I've read in my lifetime. Having allowed us to watch Harry evolve and mature for so many years, Rowling finally lifts the veil, so to speak, humanizing the la ...more
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The Gospel According to Bruce Springsteen by Jeffrey B. Symynkywicz
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every sentence reminds me why i love music, and makes me wonder why i'm lucky enough to live in a world and a time with bruce springsteen in it.
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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Part journalism, part urban fiction, part history, part fantasy, all completely wonderful. This is the kind of thing that makes me want to stop writing as I read it, knowing there's no way I could aspire to such heights, and immediately pick up a pen ...more
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Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
" Good! Well...that's even better. :)
Maybe just in contrast to Atonement (which I read later) I didn't feel as personally connected to Enduring Love. Bu
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The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
" thanks, dude. i agree with your agreement...erm...if you see what i mean... "
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The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
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maybe i just wasn't in the right frame of mind. while it's quite lovingly written and certainly engrossing, and while it does manage some nice insights about the nature of love and fate, i just kept wishing it would be a bit less gimmicky. i wanted t ...more
The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
" I thought the ending was the best part. And I also really loved the first 10 or so pages of this book. Great sense of isolation and fear and forebodin ...more "
I Am America by Stephen Colbert
" maybe i don't love america. maybe that. huh? maybe that.

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and i think my review justifies the threeness of my star rating.
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