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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
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A book about lies and liars and still... I never read a book more honest about the human dark side. Chillingly true.

I loved this book. I enjoyed this book. But most of all, I admired this book. For its ability to dig deep into what it is to be human.
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The Hole In The Sheet by Evelyn Kaye
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Reads like a parody of modern feminism. I hate to rate this one star, because the issues are real, but I also want to rate it less than one star because a book about real issues that is factually inaccurate, vengeful and just so unreasonable that you ...more
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Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
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I love Lena Dunham's work on Girls, I admire her ability to push the envelope and I envy her ability to celebrate femininity and articulate such complex ideas. But this book was a disappointment.

The charm of Dunham's work in Girls was in the tragicom
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Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
"For someone who has branded herself as “not that kind of girl” by titling her first book Not That Kind of Girl, Lena Dunham is still a very specific kind of girl with a very specific kind of (girl) fan, just not that kind.

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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
"As much as I enjoyed reading this fascinating story, I had a hard time believing it to be 100% accurate. The parents come off as too smart and intelligent to be this irresponsible - especially the mother who did not have a drinking problem. Also,..." Read more of this review »
Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman
"I read this with interest, and I think some of the insight into ultra-orthodox sects was fascinating.
Like many other reviewers, I found Deborah's whinging and total lack of gratitude to those around her annoying. She realises all that her grandpar..." Read more of this review »
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Wonder by R.J. Palacio
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Beautiful children's story that gets deep into children's worlds. My son listened to this on audible and the acting was excellent as well.

Per my son: "It's very nice and beautiful but there are some very, very sad parts. Like, one time the main chara
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The Pious Ones by Joseph Berger
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