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The Thin Man
3.97
really liked it
I'm not generally into the mystery/detective genre as a whole, except the books that are really good stories. I'd heard of The Thin Man and I think I ...more
Feb 27, 2012
Nov 01, 2009
 
How to Become Ridiculously Well-read in One Evening: A Collection of Literary Encapsulations
3.29
did not like it
Funny synopses/alternate versions of classics everyone "should" read/know.
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I had to give up on this on
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May 17, 2010
Jan 11, 2008
 
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
3.73
it was amazing
Everyone who hates this book because it's "emo" must never have had their hearts broken, and must be so jaded or so ever-popular that they never knew ...more
Oct 06, 2008
Feb 16, 2008
 
How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read
3.34
it was ok
This wasn't a *terrible* book; it's actually a charming idea, but there wasn't much substance to it.

Here's the nice summary: the important thing about
...more
Sep 13, 2017
Jan 31, 2008
 
Tales from the Seattle Mariners Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Mariners Stories Ever Told
3.57
it was amazing
This is a great overview of the history of the Seattle Mariners, from the original players, managers, and stadium to the 2007 players, manager, and st ...more
Feb 09, 2015
Dec 27, 2014
 
Arsène Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes (Arsène Lupin, #2)
3.79
it was amazing
I enjoyed reading this book as much as I enjoyed reading the other Arsene Lupin book. The thing that this one has that the other didn't is that this i ...more
Jun 2007
Jun 24, 2007
 
Take the Cannoli: Stories from the New World
3.86
really liked it
Thankfully, I liked Take the Cannoli a lot more than I liked Radio On. The essays in this one overall seemed funnier and/or more interesting. I love t ...more
Aug 26, 2017
Aug 10, 2007
 
I Am America (And So Can You!)
3.91
it was amazing
What I learned from this book: Stephen Colbert is always right (not like we didn't already know that).

Fans of Stephen Colbert, you're already reading
...more
Oct 2007
Sep 23, 2007
 
Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1)
3.79
liked it
This is one of those books that I don't really get into at the beginning (wasn't keen on the writing style; it felt like there was backstory I should ...more
Mar 07, 2016
Mar 07, 2016
 
Flying Too High (Phryne Fisher, #2)
3.85
really liked it
The second book in the Phryne Fisher Mysteries (or the "Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries," as PBS calls them). I bought books 1 and 2 for my dad for his b ...more
May 08, 2016
May 10, 2016
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