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Amanda rated a book 3 of 5 stars
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
State of Wonder
by Ann Patchett
read in August, 2015
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I might get myself in the habit of scratching out Ann Patchett's last chapters. I liked reading the rest of it. Though try as I may, I can't remember why. Something seems flat now that I've finished. A little empty. Is that what it's like to return f ...more
Amanda rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Bossypants
by Tina Fey
read in June, 2015
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I love this book SO MUCH! And I love Tina Fey like a thousand times more now than I did before I read this book.

I don't know what I expected, but what I found was magical feminist entrepreneurial gold. I feel like she's my new mentor as a boss and bu
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Amanda rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Best Erotic Romance 2014 by Kristina Wright
Best Erotic Romance 2014
by Kristina Wright (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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Most of these couples are in long-term, committed relationships. I approve!
Amanda rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Specials by Scott Westerfeld
Specials (Uglies, #3)
by Scott Westerfeld (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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I thought it was dumb at first, but then I started getting into it!
Amanda rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Integral Trees by Larry Niven
The Integral Trees
by Larry Niven
read in May, 2015
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Three stars because the good guys win. And because this book is my friend James's favorite. That's a recent development though. The first half of the book gets zero stars. Because I didn't really understand lots of the details--just like I don't unde ...more
Amanda rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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Cliffhangers and oddball endings. Nothing is resolved.

Surprisingly, I like the revisit of the Robber Bride.

This book doesn't feel like the same Margaret Atwood. I think because I met her at the book signing so now nothing will ever be the same with
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Tickle His Pickle! by Sadie Allison
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Since the boys are adding their cunnilingus guides, I thought I'd add this one.

Feel good about yourselves girls and boys. This book assures you that pickle-tickling is most successful when you rely on your natural common sense and humming enthusiasm
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Amanda rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Ali in Wonderland by Ali Wentworth
Ali in Wonderland
by Ali Wentworth
read in April, 2015
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My neighbor, my darling lovely neighbor, recommended this book to me, raving about how hilarious it is. I knew it couldn't possibly be THAT funny, but I anticipated liking it well enough. Turns out, it wasn't that funny. It was only a little funny. A ...more
Amanda rated a book 3 of 5 stars
This is Not a Love Story by Suki Fleet
This is Not a Love Story (Love Story Universe)
by Suki Fleet (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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I almost wish I woulda read books like this when I was a teenager. Full of sex and drugs and of that primitive (teenage) feeling of living passionately for only the good and that other person who needs you so much it's painful. The teenage me* gives ...more
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Drunken Musings As I Sit Alone at the Bar (Mystery & Thrillers)
5 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:35PM
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Sourceless Tears. We Try Anyway. (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:34PM
Description: (Chairy and Ginnie tried to teach me about prose poems. Don't take me for a literary poser. That's not my point...)
As if, you asshole (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:34PM
Description: a throwback to my bnl phase and an attempt to wax poetic...
The Only Regret I Have (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:34PM
Description: My entry for the Mini-Am 1st Annual Haiku Contest
Adieu, my friend (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:34PM
Description: A lament for the departure of one I love.
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