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The Martian
4.39
it was amazing
I don't know what I can say about this book that haasn't already been said. If you haven't read it, GET IT NOW. I'm not even joking. GO NOW.
Sep 03, 2015
Sep 17, 2015
 
Ready Player One
4.31
liked it
This was a good escape. A nice "fluff" piece At times, much like Oscar Wao, I feel it tried too hard with the references/shout outs. We get it, you're ...more
May 06, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
 
Mathida Savitch
3.18
it was ok
What can I say about a book I hated so much I read it in one day? I was thinking before I read this book that I have really liked almost every book I' ...more
May 12, 2010
May 22, 2010
 
Never Let Me Go
3.80
it was amazing
Wow! I am sorry I didn't know about this book sooner. Can I use the term "achingly beautiful" without seeming melodramatic? No, I can't. So let me say ...more
Sep 2010
Oct 19, 2010
 
1Q84
3.88
liked it
Bah! I didn't hate this book but I didn't love it either. It was long and rambling and while the characters were interesting, there were too many thin ...more
Mar 15, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
 
We Need to Talk About Kevin
4.07
really liked it
Hmmmmmm. This book was terrifying and hard to read and I couldn't put it down.

I don't know that I would recommend this book to anyone. It certainly i
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Jun 25, 2010
Jun 18, 2010
 
Room
4.03
really liked it
I read this book while I was stuck at the airport in Atlanta. This is yet another book I wouldn't recommend to parents. It isn't as grueling as We Nee ...more
Oct 2010
Oct 19, 2010
 
Death and the Penguin
3.82
really liked it
This was a B&N pick of the day. Set in post-Soviet Kiev, this was just a great quick read that takes an absurd look at isolation and the human con ...more
Feb 2012
Feb 05, 2012
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.12
really liked it
I got this book via Karen and I need to say, just wow. It is a sweet read about a topic that could have been grim and depressing. There are many refer ...more
Jan 10, 2011
Mar 01, 2011
 
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
3.28
liked it
This book was exactly what it was supposed to be: all the Mr. Darcy, plus zombies. I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. I know this might make me ...more
Jun 20, 2009
Jul 19, 2009
 
The Snowman (Harry Hole, #7)
4.04
really liked it
Yep, I am really enjoying Jo Nesbo and his hard bitten detective, Harry Hole. Once you get over the fact that his name is Harry Hole, it really is a g ...more
Apr 04, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
 
The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next, #3)
4.09
really liked it
I am really enjoying this series and am in for at least one more. I do love Jasper Fforde's way with words and the fact that it is so apparent that he ...more
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.22
liked it
Way behind everyone on this. It was a good time and I enjoy the story telling. You know what bothered me most? Sally. Lisbeth isn't a Sally. I just co ...more
Jun 20, 2010
Jun 17, 2010
 
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
3.74
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. I loved the small details that were precise and observant without being boring and trite. I loved the flawed characters an ...more
Dec 23, 2010
Mar 01, 2011
 
Nemesis (Harry Hole, #4)
3.98
really liked it
Wow! I really enjoyed this book. A little convoluted at the end, but what a great read and what an unlovable anti-hero Harry Hole is. I can't wait for ...more
Apr 2012
Apr 09, 2012
 
Bridge of Sighs
3.79
really liked it
Indeed. This was my first Russo book and I was not disappointed. How can something be so quiet and so bright and full at the same time? I am looking f ...more
Aug 31, 2009
Oct 10, 2009
 
Dark Places
3.92
it was amazing
Gillian Flynn, you did it again. Wow! This woman can write a dark fully fleshed out character like nobody's business. I want more Gilliam Flynn right ...more
Aug 13, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
 
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.96
really liked it
Hmmmmm I thought I updated this already. I guess not. Note to self: do better.

This came to me via blanx, via Nancy, via Liz. All I can say is WOW! Th
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Jun 30, 2010
Jun 17, 2010
 
The Calling (Hazel Micallef Mystery #1)
3.70
really liked it
This was a great read with great characters. I will be reading more of her books, whoever she is. I bet solidly against Margret Atwood, though.
Nov 21, 2010
Dec 20, 2010
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.90
really liked it
This was a light, breezy read about a woman having a breakdown. It was smart and witty and really a fun read in a devious kind of way.
Apr 2013
Nov 05, 2013
 
Rant
3.82
it was ok
I know I said no more Chuck, but I already bought this one before I said that. Let that be a lesson to me. Oddly, I didn't hate it and will probably r ...more
Nov 18, 2008
Nov 15, 2008
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.11
really liked it
There were many, many things about this book I liked. It was a quick read for me. It certainly had lots going on and characters that were, if not lika ...more
Sep 05, 2009
Sep 16, 2009
 
Sharp Objects
3.92
really liked it
And wow again! But be warned, flawed and fucked is how Gillian does her characters.
Jul 09, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
Stardust
4.07
really liked it
I liked Neverwhere better than Stardust, but still a wonderful read.
Nov 28, 2008
Nov 28, 2008
 
Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2)
4.14
really liked it
And still enjoying Thursday Next. I'm in for at least one more.
Mar 2012
Apr 06, 2012
 
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
3.92
really liked it
Quick read, witty and very enjoyable. I'm in for more.
Mar 2012
Apr 06, 2012
 
The Devil's Star (Harry Hole, #5)
4.03
really liked it
What I said about The Snowman goes for this one as well.
Mar 2012
Apr 27, 2012
 
Gone Girl
4.03
it was amazing
Yowsa! I really enjoyed this book. Be warned, the characters in this book are deeply flawed. Their flaws drive the story to its only possible end, but ...more
Jul 04, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
 
Fool
3.96
it was ok
Eh. I wanted this book to be better. There were some great moments in the book but overall not what I've come to love and expect from Christopher Moor ...more
Apr 24, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
 
The Year of the Flood  (MaddAddam, #2)
4.05
it was amazing
Margaret Atwood continues to amaze me. She writes like no one I know and she spins a tale that is at once horrifying and funny.

I feel compelled to go
...more
Nov 26, 2009
Oct 10, 2009
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