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A Confederacy of Dunces
3.89
really liked it
Dear Reader,

Fortuna evidently was smiling upon my being when I endeavored to undertake the consumption of this philosophical masterpiece. How amusing
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Mar 20, 2009
Sep 30, 2007
 
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
4.24
it was amazing
Francie stood on tiptoe and stretched her arms wide. "Oh, I want to hold it all!" she cried. "I want to hold the way the night is - cold without wind. ...more
Mar 31, 2008
Sep 16, 2007
 
Chasing Harry Winston
3.32
did not like it
So far this book is like a martini topped with mini marshmallows.

Update: I'm past the halfway point and the book is now a martini topped with marshma
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Jun 23, 2008
Jan 07, 2008
 
Love the One You're With
3.70
liked it
The thing I like about Emily Giffin is that she doesn't talk down to her readers. Nor does she assume that everyone who wants to read a light, fun, ch ...more
Jun 27, 2008
Jan 07, 2008
 
Heart of the Matter
3.73
it was amazing
I remarked to someone over the weekend that all of Emily Giffin's books are about cheating. But they aren't. Not really. Just like cheating isn't usua ...more
Jun 18, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
Tortilla Flat
3.83
liked it
Much has been said about Steinbeck's apparent portrayal of Mexican Americans as lazy, amoral drunkards in Tortilla Flat. Some say Steinbeck was racis ...more
Jun 03, 2009
Sep 16, 2007
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
4.21
liked it
Sarah Null woke up at 8:00. She showered, dressed, and went into the kitchen. She made some coffee and sandwiches, then she went into the living room ...more
Jun 15, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
4.04
it was amazing
I read this when I was in fifth or sixth grade and I loved it. Re-reading it as an adult, I realized there was no way my eleven-or-twelve-year-old bra ...more
Oct 2007
Sep 16, 2007
 
Little Women
4.04
really liked it
I first read this book nearly twenty years ago, and at that age I think I was far too young to really appreciate it.

Alcott wrote this as a response to
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Dec 25, 2008
Jul 17, 2007
 
The Help
4.46
really liked it
Having spent two of my formative years in North Carolina, I can tell you that racism and classism are still very much alive in the Deep South. Fortuna ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Feb 03, 2010
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