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No One is Here Except All of Us
really liked it
You know, I really like it when a writer is a little off with their style. I like not being able to predict how a sentence will end. And I like it eve ...more
Apr 05, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me: And Other Stories I Shouldn't Share with Acquaintances, Coworkers, Taxi drivers, Assistants, Job Interviewers, Bikini Waxers, and Ex/Current/Future Boyfriends but Have
it was ok
Was this book just a giant ad for Olive Garden and the ASPCA? Some of the anecdotes were great ("Truly Tasteless Jokes, or How I Learned about Sex" an ...more
Jan 29, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
Modern Lovers
liked it
Pretty #basic but I didn't hate the characters even though Andrew is the only person who didn't see that ending coming. Ruby is SO close to being an i ...more
Jun 02, 2016
May 29, 2016
Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before
really liked it
I greatly enjoyed reading this book. The author uses a lot of evidence and research to back up her thoughts but at some times they come out quite gene ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 11, 2007
liked it
The first half was really great and interesting but dang the book was way too long. I ended up not caring for the main character. I mean, how can you ...more
Jul 14, 2010
Jul 10, 2010
Assassination Vacation
liked it
Enjoyed it, I guess I really like her writing style. Didn't much care for the last section. Think I'll look for some literature on Robert Todd Lincoln ...more
Jul 31, 2010
Jul 31, 2010
The Secret Garden
really liked it
I didn't read this book as a child but I saw these beautiful embroidered book covers and had to buy it. Yes, I am one of those people. And I really en ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana
liked it
This is the happiest memoir I've ever read. I finished "The Glass Castle" recently and I could not help but compare the two childhoods.
Aug 05, 2010
Aug 05, 2010
The Other Language
really liked it
what is it about summer and short stories? some of these were ehhh and others were just lovely. "quantum theory" was a highlight
Jun 26, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
liked it
Had to skip the chapter about cannibalism but besides that the book was very interesting and informative. Love her writing.
Jan 22, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
Super Sad True Love Story
liked it
I have no idea how I managed to miss that this book takes place in a dystopian America so it took me a few pages to adjust to that. The thing about th ...more
Jan 10, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
liked it
Best: "Upon This Rock", "At a Shelter (After Katrina)" and "Getting Down to What is Really Real"
Not so good: "Lahwineski: Career of an Eccentric Natur
Apr 25, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
The Girl on the Train
really liked it
the writing was superb. you feel just as hazy s Rachel. And I've only dipped my toes into mysteries buuuuuuut

I saw that ending from a train station aw
Aug 23, 2015
Aug 14, 2015
The Thirteenth Tale
liked it
First half I was pretty bored with it but it got great towards the end.
Aug 19, 2010
Aug 18, 2010
High Fidelity
liked it
Halfway through the book I really started to dislike the main character, Rob. He was coming off as completely self-absorbed and annoyed me with every ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 15, 2007
The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft
really liked it
Although his hunch on Whitey Bulger is now dated I found most of this book incredibly informative and absorbing. Like Boser the more I read about the ...more
Jan 05, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
really liked it
Wonderful, great, love her, when's her next book come out?
Feb 11, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
Men Explain Things to Me
liked it
Pretty good but a little repetitive.
Mar 05, 2016
Mar 04, 2016
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
really liked it
Weird but I liked it. That werewolf sounds fiiiiiione.
Jul 07, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
Getting Started Knitting Socks
Extremely helpful.
Jan 09, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
liked it
Mar 07, 2011
Mar 07, 2011
Hyper-chondriac: One Man's Quest to Hurry Up and Calm Down
liked it
Pretty good. He gave up way too quickly on learning how to knit though!
Mar 04, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
Take the Cannoli
liked it
Easy reading. Really enjoyed the Trail of Tears piece. Adding The Godfather to my Netflix queue ASAP
Jun 20, 2010
Jun 14, 2010
20 Times a Lady
it was ok
I can definitely see them making a Rom-com out of this.
Feb 10, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
Everything is Perfect When You're a Liar
really liked it
I hope she gets to meet Leo someday
Jun 26, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
The Baker's Daughter
it was ok
Half of the book was okay.
Sep 22, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
The Fallback Plan
really liked it
Pandas playing Guitar Hero.
Jan 18, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
Worn Stories
liked it
While I did enjoy hearing all the different emotional connections, I do wish there was a more eclectic mix of people featured. Hearing from so many fa ...more
Jun 10, 2015
May 16, 2015
Post Office
really liked it
I don't know why I like it but I do.
Feb 16, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
The Things They Carried
it was amazing
I really like that every story could stand alone without the rest of the book. I loved that they weren't just war stories but also tales of how the me ...more
Jul 28, 2008
Jul 02, 2008
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