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Agnes Grey
3.70
really liked it
A couple years ago, enchanted by the most well-known works of Charlotte and Emily Bronte, I came upon this book by Anne. I knew little about her, but ...more
Jan 30, 2020
Dec 29, 2017
Nov 16, 2016
Feb 01, 2013
 
The Jane Austen Book Club
3.12
really liked it
I'm undecided on my feelings regarding Jane Austen-inspired novels: some do it right, others completely wrong. However, The Jane Austen Book Club sets ...more
Sep 25, 2018
Sep 21, 2018
 
High Fidelity
3.92
it was ok
Some protagonists are lovable losers, which can work! Rob is...a loser, for sure, but not one I came to love at any point in High Fidelity. At the beg ...more
Oct 07, 2018
Sep 28, 2018
 
In Case You Missed It
3.81
it was ok
In Case You Missed It was...well, a miss for me. I didn't find Ros to be particularly compelling. In fact, I couldn't get over just how out-of-touch s ...more
Jul 21, 2020
Jul 21, 2020
 
The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett
3.16
it was ok
Maybe I don't remember what it was like to be a teenager. Maybe I wasn't as much of an outcast as I thought I was. Maybe I'm just prejudiced against m ...more
May 29, 2019
May 28, 2019
 
The Soulmate Equation
4.12
really liked it
Christina Lauren books are always a must-read for me, but the past couple books I had read have been somewhat hit or miss. Certainly not bad, but also ...more
Mar 19, 2021
Mar 18, 2021
 
Ricky the Time Traveling Trash Panda
4.00
it was amazing
I wish Ricky the Time Traveling Trash Panda had existed when I was younger! I feel like it would have been incredibly useful to me - who knows, maybe ...more
Jul 23, 2020
Aug 23, 2020
 
A Vindication Of Natural Diet: Being One In A Series Of Notes To Queen Mab: (A Philosophical Poem)
4.00
really liked it
As both a vegan and an English, I felt that Shelley's A Vindication of Natural Diet was a must read. Shelley's activism here (and his status as "the f ...more
Aug 04, 2017
Aug 04, 2017
 
X-Ray: The Unauthorized Autobiography
3.82
it was amazing
This was perhaps the most unusual autobiography I have ever read, not that I should have expected anything else from Kinks frontman Ray Davies, who ha ...more
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 20, 2014
 
Northanger Abbey
3.83
it was amazing
The first time I read Northanger Abbey, a few years ago, I felt it was nothing special; in my mind, Pride and Prejudice was the superior book. Since t ...more
Sep 14, 2015
Dec 16, 2012
 
Eleanor & Park
4.01
really liked it
I've been avoiding this book, mainly because I'm trying to stray away from cheesy young adult novels, but I saw it in my college's library and finally ...more
Nov 18, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
 
Jane of Austin: A Novel of Sweet Tea and Sensibility
3.76
liked it
While browsing Hoopla for some new-to-me titles (I'm trying to catch up on my reading challenge for the year), I became intrigued by the title Jane of ...more
Jun 19, 2018
Jun 12, 2018
 
Shipped
3.73
liked it
Shipped is certainly an easy (and generally fun!) read, and you can tell the author put a lot of work into researching the Galapagos so readers could ...more
Jul 30, 2020
Jul 28, 2020
 
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #1)
4.25
really liked it
Maya Angelou is brave. Her honestly in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is admirable. As a woman, it can be difficult to be open with pains and struggl ...more
Jun 17, 2019
Jun 13, 2019
 
Room
4.06
it was ok
I wish this book had been written from another perspective. The whole time I was getting angry at myself because I was constantly annoyed by a five ye ...more
Aug 07, 2015
Jul 23, 2015
 
Well Played (Well Met, #2)
3.53
liked it
I devoured Well Met, and, while I also devoured Well Played, it unfortunately didn't give me the same warm feeling. The series is so fun, and the seco ...more
Oct 16, 2020
Jun 25, 2020
 
Vinegar Girl
3.39
liked it
The past three books I've read have all had disparaging things to say about vegans/vegetarians...I guess I like being insulted?

All offenses aside, I
...more
May 31, 2019
May 30, 2019
 
The Bride Test (The Kiss Quotient, #2)
3.89
liked it
Really, this is a 3.5, but I still found this book to be pretty cute!

I love that Helen Hoang gives us characters that we usually don't get to see. Tha
...more
Jan 07, 2020
Jan 06, 2020
 
Whisper Network
3.62
liked it
I thought I would enjoy this one, with its #MeToo message and "believe women" sentiment, but...it just didn't connect with me for some reason. I think ...more
Jan 23, 2020
Jan 21, 2020
 
The Dinner List
3.59
it was ok
The Dinner List begins with an interesting concept, but it isn't executed well. I think I'm supposed to feel for Sabrina, but I don't. She doesn't see ...more
Jun 04, 2019
Jun 03, 2019
 
After (After, #1)
3.73
did not like it
No, I did not like this one bit. Yes, I will probably continue this series because I'm addicted to drama and trash. ...more
Mar 03, 2021
Mar 03, 2021
 
Arcadia
4.15
it was amazing
Three years ago, when I read my first Tom Stoppard play, I couldn't stand it. I essentially swore off his plays due to my ignorance. Recently, I have ...more
Dec 2015
Dec 01, 2015
 
The Flatshare
4.09
it was amazing
Oh, wow, this was not what I expected - and I mean that in the best way possible.

I'd been wanting to read this for a while now but couldn't find it in
...more
Dec 20, 2019
Dec 19, 2019
 
In a Holidaze
3.77
liked it
I usually love Christina Lauren books - really, their books are what made me fall in love with contemporary romances/rom-coms - so it pains me to only ...more
Jan 2020
Sep 14, 2020
 
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill
3.83
really liked it
I really liked this book!

Nina Hill is a character I can relate to. She loves books, has anxiety, and has no problems being alone, especially if it mea
...more
Jul 31, 2019
Jul 29, 2019
 
Love Her or Lose Her (Hot & Hammered, #2)
3.61
it was ok
This was...largely a no from me. I was not a fan of Fix Her Up, and one of those reasons was because of Travis's hypermasculinity, and Dominic in Love ...more
Apr 14, 2020
Apr 13, 2020
 
Tools of Engagement (Hot & Hammered, #3)
3.75
really liked it
This was the story I've been waiting for.

I've had a lot of mixed feelings about Tessa Bailey's Hot and Hammered series, and, in general, have found my
...more
May 27, 2020
May 27, 2020
 
The Professor
3.57
liked it
In Charlotte Bronte's first novel, she attempts something different from the later novels that would make her famous: she takes on a male voice. Howev ...more
Sep 21, 2016
Sep 19, 2016
 
99 Percent Mine
3.42
it was ok
Unlike most who have read and reviewed 99 Percent Mine, I have yet to read Sally Thorne's debut, The Hating Game. Unfortunately, like many who have re ...more
Oct 07, 2019
Oct 03, 2019
 
The Friend Zone (The Friend Zone, #1)
3.89
it was ok
This was rough. Besides that whole mess towards the end, I am so, so tired of authors making their heroines "unicorns." This might come as a surprise, ...more
Feb 02, 2020
Jan 30, 2020
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