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The Twelve (The Passage, #2)
3.99
did not like it
**spoiler alert** Y'know, the longer time goes by, the more I hate this book. So, now it is down to one star. Sometimes it takes a while to realize ho ...more
Nov 14, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
 
Sex God: Exploring the Endless Connections Between Sexuality and Spirituality
3.81
did not like it
I'm done. I'm so done. I went into reading 'Love Wins' excited, hoping for some cool ideas. I thought it was limp. Shallow. So what do I do? I decide ...more
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 14, 2012
 
Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship, and Life Together
3.72
Warning: Because the book is TMI, this review might be TMI.


I...can't even GIVE this any star ratings, it was so bad. So let it be known that, NO, I di
...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
 
The City of Mirrors (The Passage, #3)
4.20
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Thank all that is holy that this is over. Spoilers and I don't care. I actually wasn't feeling particularly annoyed about this book ...more
Jun 06, 2016
Jun 06, 2016
 
Beasts
3.57
did not like it
Erm. The jacket made this sound a bit more like a gothic horror romance than it was. Totally false advertising. Instead, I got a tedious period piece ...more
May 24, 2012
May 28, 2012
 
The Feminist Mistake: The Radical Impact of Feminism on Church and Culture
3.75
it was ok
Ah, me. Named-dropped in 'Quiverfull,' this lady is at the forefront of female thinkers in the patriarchy movement. Ironically, some of these women wr ...more
Jan 2010
Jun 11, 2011
 
The Never List
3.61
it was ok
I was mildly curious when I saw reviews for this. It's supposed to be dark and disturbing. I think I even saw one review disgusted by it. So, of COURS ...more
Aug 24, 2013
Aug 24, 2013
 
Shadoweyes
3.14
did not like it
Almost done. Just a few pages. So I decided I would just cut to the chase and review it now, because I'll be done this weekend, and I don't want to ha ...more
Dec 26, 2015
Dec 26, 2015
 
Postcards from the Edge
3.59
liked it
Right. So, not my favourite style of writing. That being said, I enjoyed this book, and I found it to be witty. And funny. Somehow, witty and funny ha ...more
Mar 05, 2016
Mar 05, 2016
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.04
it was ok
Flyers, Justin, your book sucks!

Don't read this if you liked this book. Because I did NOT.

So, this was popular. And I wanted to know why everyone had
...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
 
The Snow Garden
3.77
did not like it
**spoiler alert** I thought about giving this two stars before I explained it to my roommate. Then we both realized: One star.

House of Wax. Major trau
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Jun 2010
Jun 01, 2010
 
Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: The Science of Hedonism and the Hedonism of Science
3.71
really liked it
I got this probably around the end of March/beginning of April. I sat in B&N reading it, and by the time I got to duck genitals, I was hooked. Of ...more
Apr 28, 2015
Apr 28, 2015
 
Body of Truth: Change Your Life by Changing the Way You Think about Weight and Health
4.10
liked it
I think I must be conservative in my reviews, even when I have thoroughly enjoyed a book and found it a good, useful, delightful read. This was all of ...more
Mar 27, 2015
Mar 27, 2015
 
The Discipline, Volume One: The Seduction
2.18
it was ok
I like sex and monsters and horror in things I read. But I like them well-executed. This was an indefinable mash poorly paced, plotted in a mediocre m ...more
Nov 26, 2016
Nov 27, 2016
 
The Demonologist
3.30
it was ok
I wish I could use decimal points here. Because I enjoyed this far better than 'The Never List' or 'Night Film.' But it still has issues.

I like horror
...more
Sep 07, 2013
Sep 07, 2013
 
Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution
4.13
really liked it
So filled with rage.

Barnes and Noble, of course. My addiction. I initially went to see if they had Adam Nevill's newest book, but they didn't. So I p
...more
May 2015
May 01, 2015
 
Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
4.03
it was ok
I'll keep it short. Having grown up in a conservative, religious household, I must enforce open-mindedness deliberately. And I genuinely tried to with ...more
Nov 14, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
 
On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears
3.62
it was ok
I was quite excited about this book. I waited a while to plunk down money for it. But, sadly, it wasn't really what I thought it would be, nor was it ...more
Sep 08, 2015
Sep 09, 2015
 
Night Film
3.78
it was ok
I really wish I could do a half-star. This book was far better than 'The Never List,' but I can't quite give it a three-star rating.

It has a decent pr
...more
Sep 02, 2013
Sep 06, 2013
 
One Week in the Library
2.95
it was ok
I was prepared to have fun here. Instead I got pop culture white dude worrying about whether or not he'll seem intellectually valid. So basically, jus ...more
Nov 15, 2017
Nov 18, 2017
 
Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement
3.75
really liked it
Not perfect, but Ms Joyce actually does a decent job of handling this. As someone who grew up with a milder form of this, I recognized the conservatis ...more
Jan 2011
Jun 11, 2011
 
House of Women
3.60
liked it
The art is all black and white, very bold and stark and gorgeous. With a few lines, Goldstein evokes wonderful mood and emotion. What we have is an sc ...more
Nov 16, 2017
Nov 18, 2017
 
And the Trees Crept In
3.55
liked it
There is some fine writing in this book. There are also some repetitive gimmicks that can distract. There are visual gimmicks more than literary ones, ...more
Oct 24, 2016
Oct 24, 2016
 
Neverwhere
4.18
really liked it
Finally, I have this. For my birthday, wheeee!!!

Gosh and golly, this book was so important when I was in college. From the time I discovered it in Eng
...more
Feb 27, 2016
Feb 27, 2016
 
The Quick
3.24
liked it
Yep, I liked it, flaws and all. I got the paperback copy, which announces for all the world to see that there are vampires in this book; I was not sur ...more
Jun 10, 2015
Jun 11, 2015
 
The Terror
4.01
it was amazing
This is my first foray into Arctic exploration. I've harbored (no pun intended) a fascination for naval literature for years, since I read Avi's The T ...more
Apr 16, 2009
Apr 09, 2009
 
We Eat Our Own
3.37
liked it
I enjoyed this. It had potential that it didn't quite live up to.

Essentially inspired by Cannibal Holocaust and the events surrounding the existence
...more
Sep 13, 2016
Sep 14, 2016
 
The Supernatural Enhancements
3.62
liked it
Not really what I expected. This is more of a mystery with a phantom ex machina. Feels like it was written to eventually be made into a movie, and it' ...more
Jan 28, 2015
Jan 28, 2015
 
The Ancient Magus' Bride, Vol. 4
4.46
it was amazing
Seriously, my current thing. I have a few manga that I think are the best things ever, and this is one of them. It's close to being up there with 'Twe ...more
Apr 14, 2016
Apr 18, 2016
 
When We Were Animals
3.61
really liked it
I started reading this at Barnes and Noble. I got almost fifty pages in. So I figured, what the devil, I'll buy it!

Oh, what a beauty.

First, I apprec
...more
Apr 28, 2015
May 01, 2015
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