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A Wolf at the Table
really liked it
I read Running With Scissors and was alternately horrified and fascinated with the author's life. I read Scissors with a weird detachment, viewing it ...more
Aug 2008
Aug 04, 2008
The Paying Guests
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** first off, sarah waters is an amazing writer. and her character development and dialogue is phenomenal. i loved the book for that al ...more
Jan 12, 2015
Nov 10, 2014
The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman, #1)
it was amazing
I tried to savor this book as long as I could...but I ended up reading the rest of it today in a big hurry on lunch b/c I just *had* to see what happe ...more
Jun 16, 2011
May 27, 2011
The Teahouse Fire
it was ok
Okay, so I am having a really hard time with this book. It's very well written, and you can tell that the author really put a lot of effort into resea ...more
Aug 2008
Jul 28, 2008
The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus
really liked it
**spoiler alert** this was a fast read. i don't know if i can say i "enjoyed" reading this book because of the horrible subject matter but i was equal ...more
Aug 16, 2015
Aug 14, 2015
The Goldfinch
really liked it

this is a very well written book. i really loved the book from start to about 3/4 of the way through it. the ending part, not so much. i don't want to
Feb 21, 2015
Feb 03, 2015
The Moment Between
did not like it
I wish this book would have just gotten to the point. It's a shame I wasted as much time as I did on this story. The writing is good but the story is ...more
Aug 12, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
liked it
**spoiler alert** a really interesting account of the Everest disaster of 1996. it's funny, i don't actually remember this event on the news because i ...more
Apr 03, 2016
Mar 24, 2016
Admit One: My Life in Film
it was ok
this was a free kindle download. i generally love memoirs and i like movies as much as the next person so i thought this would be an interesting read. ...more
Apr 04, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
Object Lessons
liked it
Decent coming of age story, which is one of my favorite genres, aside from memories. I like Anna Quindlen but this book didn't "capture" me the way he ...more
Aug 13, 2010
Aug 08, 2010
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