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Appalachia: Poems
4.07
liked it
"The Appalachian Book of the Dead" series was a diamond in the coal of this book (coal meaning deep, rich, powerful, good stuff). I love how the poems ...more
Oct 2009
Oct 27, 2009
 
Prescription for a Superior Existence: A Novel
3.35
liked it
I loved the questions this raised about faith. Namely, "Is it okay to posit something as true if it promotes goodness and ultimately does no harm?" Ma ...more
Apr 27, 2010
Apr 20, 2010
 
Have You Heard
3.07
liked it
I wanted a light-hearted book set in the South. I got just that. Nothing more. But, honestly not a whole lot less either. The writing was funny and th ...more
May 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
Astrid and Veronika
3.70
it was amazing
I hope to come back and rewrite my review after I've read it again. This book was so subtle and beautiful that reading it felt like watching a movie i ...more
Jan 14, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.12
really liked it
Predictable? Yes. A damn good story anyway? Yes.
This book had me burning the midnight oil and turning pages quickly. If you generally like historical
...more
Aug 17, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
 
Drinking Coffee Elsewhere
3.81
really liked it
My absolute favorite story in this collection has to be "Brownies". It capture the innocence of childhood cruelety in the most heartbreaking, lucid wa ...more
Jan 16, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
The Night Listener
3.63
really liked it
This book really made me think about relationships and trust in ways I'd never imagined. The ending was a bit of a bummer... but the ride was worth it ...more
Aug 29, 2012
Sep 08, 2012
 
Mrs. Kennedy and Me: An Intimate Memoir
4.15
really liked it
I couldn't put this touching account down. It was fascinating down to each an every last detail. The writing style was so succinct and clean too. Pure ...more
Oct 07, 2012
Oct 06, 2012
 
Venus as a Boy
3.81
really liked it
Beautifully written. Jolting story. Shakes the boundaries of genres and realities. A quick read for a time when you feel too complacent.
Apr 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
Something Blue (Darcy & Rachel, #2)
3.92
it was ok
I found Darcy's transformation from "Something Borrowed" to be completely trite. Will I still go see the movie? Yes. Why, God why?
Dec 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
3.86
really liked it
An entertaining read for those foggy SF "Summer" days when you want to realize that paradise isn't always all it's cracked up to be.
Jun 21, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
 
Eat Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
3.52
really liked it
None
Aug 09, 2010
Jul 05, 2010
 
N.P
3.56
liked it
None
Dec 18, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
 
Franny and Zooey
3.98
it was amazing
None
Jan 28, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
Style
3.69
it was amazing
None
Dec 18, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
 
Rubyfruit Jungle
3.88
really liked it
None
Mar 2010
Apr 29, 2010
 
The Wrong Side of Paris
3.66
really liked it
None
Nov 23, 2009
Nov 06, 2009
 
Wolf Totem
3.98
really liked it
None
Jun 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
4.07
it was ok
None
Nov 06, 2009
Oct 30, 2009
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
None
Jul 04, 2010
Jul 05, 2010
 
The Complete Persepolis
4.37
it was amazing
None
Jun 23, 2010
Jul 05, 2010
 
Sophie's Choice
4.19
really liked it
None
Dec 18, 2009
Dec 18, 2009
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
4.21
None
Aug 2010
Aug 09, 2010
 
After Dark
3.68
it was ok
None
Aug 2010
Aug 09, 2010
 
Flowers for Algernon
4.08
really liked it
None
Aug 2010
Aug 17, 2010
 
An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England
2.95
really liked it
None
Sep 2009
Oct 27, 2009
 
Tales of the City (Tales of the City, #1)
4.06
really liked it
None
Sep 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
More Tales of the City (Tales of the City, #2)
4.18
really liked it
None
Oct 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
Further Tales of the City (Tales of the City, #3)
4.13
really liked it
None
Nov 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
Babycakes (Tales of the City, #4)
4.04
really liked it
None
Dec 2011
Dec 29, 2011
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