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Still Alice
4.30
liked it
I'm reading this for one of my F2F groups. With a history in my own family of Alzheimer's disease, I hope it won't be too difficult a read.
May 31, 2009
May 05, 2009
 
The Inverted Forest
3.50
did not like it
I'm sure I missed something in this book because the reviews are unanimously excellent, but I thought this was an awful read. I could barely stand to ...more
not set
Aug 03, 2011
 
Still Missing
3.97
it was ok
A big disappointment. Intriguing set-up but terrible writing and a story so contrived that I lost interest in it about 2/3 of the way through. The mon ...more
not set
Jul 12, 2010
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.97
really liked it
I don't know why I never read this book until now, but now, having read it, I'm a fan. Even though it's almost 60 years old, it's timely today in ways ...more
not set
Jul 03, 2010
 
In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks . . . And Other Complaints from an Angry Middle-Aged White Guy
3.71
liked it
I think Adam Carolla is hilarious. In small doses. I did laugh out loud many times while reading this book. But a couple of times I had to put it down ...more
not set
Aug 16, 2011
 
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
3.92
it was ok
Wacky Southern ladies. Wise black housekeepers. Confused 12-year old girl with the vocabulary and insights of an adult. Comeuppance for those who aren ...more
not set
Jul 05, 2011
 
The Middle Place
3.85
liked it
I enjoyed this memoir more than I thought I would, but less than the rest of the world seems to have enjoyed it. And although Corrigan apparently ador ...more
not set
Oct 20, 2009
 
In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
3.78
really liked it
When Neil White was sent to prison for bank fraud, he was surprised to learn that the facility he was sent to, also was a hospital for patients with l ...more
not set
Oct 20, 2009
 
Name All the Animals: A Memoir
3.67
really liked it
A touching, well-written memoir of what happened to Smith and her family, after the death of her 18 year old brother when she was only 15. I'll be thi ...more
not set
Nov 22, 2009
 
Heroic Measures
3.50
really liked it
A sweet, short book about an aging couple dealing with selling their apartment, taking care of a sick and a terrorist loose on the streets of New York ...more
not set
Oct 20, 2009
 
Await Your Reply
3.54
really liked it
After I finished this book, I wanted to go back and read it again to see if I could find the clues that lead to the knock-out surprise ending!
not set
Oct 20, 2009
 
The Unit
3.72
really liked it
Thought-provoking dystopian fiction, but timely in a 2009 world where the subject of "death squads" is often taken seriously.
not set
Dec 18, 2009
 
Brooklyn
3.63
really liked it
I'm reading this one for my F2F group and I was positive I wouldn't like it. Surprise, surprise. About 1/3 of the way in, I'm really enjoying it.
Jul 22, 2010
Jul 15, 2010
 
The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment
3.68
liked it
My least favorite book by AJ Jacobs. I still love the guy, but I didn't love this book.
not set
Oct 20, 2009
 
Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret
3.75
did not like it
A friend put it best - this book would have been better as a novel.
not set
Apr 13, 2009
 
Rich Boy
3.65
it was ok
In spite of all the rave reviews, I was very disappointed with this book. I have to think a little longer on why I didn't like it when so many other p ...more
Aug 23, 2010
Aug 10, 2010
 
Bloodroot
3.76
it was ok
This one got a fabulous review in Entertainment Weekly. So even though I'm not a fan of magical realism, I'm giving it a try.
Feb 08, 2010
Jan 28, 2010
 
Suite Française
3.82
really liked it
I've had this book for years, but haven't read it until now. Probably the last WWII novel I'll read for a while.....I need a change of pace after Sara ...more
Nov 18, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
 
The Believers
3.36
really liked it
This will definitely be one of my favorite books of 2009.
not set
Apr 13, 2009
 
The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street
3.71
really liked it
None
Dec 30, 2014
Dec 16, 2014
 
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
4.29
really liked it
None
Mar 31, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
 
The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank
3.48
really liked it
None
not set
Mar 30, 2017
 
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
4.05
really liked it
None
Sep 27, 2010
Sep 22, 2010
 
Loop Group
2.63
did not like it
None
not set
Mar 30, 2017
 
Shoot the Moon
3.68
liked it
None
not set
Mar 28, 2017
 
Mary and O'Neil
3.87
really liked it
None
not set
Mar 27, 2017
 
The Summer Guest
3.94
it was ok
None
not set
Mar 28, 2017
 
Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table
4.02
really liked it
None
Sep 11, 2010
Sep 05, 2010
 
The Muse Asylum
3.87
really liked it
None
not set
Mar 27, 2017
 
The Lords of Discipline
4.28
it was amazing
None
not set
Mar 28, 2017
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