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Miles to Go
3.50
did not like it
Honestly, I didn’t expect much when I started to read this. It was mostly out of curiosity since I would have loved her when I was 11. She discusses v ...more
Aug 18, 2009
Aug 15, 2009
 
For Women Only: What You Need to Know about the Inner Lives of Men
4.06
did not like it
If I could give this 0 stars or 0.5 stars, I would.

I regret buying this on an impressive level. I honestly feel lied to since I didn't know this book
...more
Sep 30, 2009
Sep 07, 2009
 
The Case of the Missing Books (Mobile Library Mystery #1)
3.02
did not like it
I did not like this book. It’s a fish-out-of-water tale where Israel Armstrong moves from London to northern Ireland to be a librarian. As are many sm ...more
May 21, 2011
Aug 13, 2011
 
Nightlight: A Parody
3.08
it was ok
Despite the hype and the ever-presence of this book, I was unimpressed and disappointed. Parodies are supposed to poke fun at flaws but I think this b ...more
Jan 11, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
 
Fit2Fat2Fit: The Unexpected Lessons from Gaining and Losing 75 lbs on Purpose
3.17
did not like it
A personal trainer who has always been a super-fit health nut lives like the rest of super sized America. He lets himself go for six months and then s ...more
Nov 29, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
 
The Lost World
3.72
really liked it
Disclaimer: This book and the corresponding movie have almost nothing to do with each other. The film sequel was inspired by the fictional events here ...more
Jun 09, 2011
Oct 29, 2010
 
Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop
3.48
really liked it
I liked this book. As with all anthologies, some stories are better than others. Some were more Christmas-ey than others and more were more mysterious ...more
Nov 26, 2010
Nov 08, 2010
 
The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels
3.81
it was ok
I want to start this review off by saying that I am not a romantic in any sense of the word. I’ve heard about the blog and this book just sounded like ...more
Mar 11, 2011
Feb 13, 2011
 
The Women in the Walls
3.20
did not like it
There was so much wrong here it’s easier to just list it.

-It wasn’t well written.
-The character depth and development was nonexistent.
-I couldn’t tell
...more
Oct 24, 2016
Jun 02, 2016
 
The Rise of Enlightened Sexism: How Pop Culture Took Us from Girl Power to Girls Gone Wild
3.85
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It was intelligent, well-informed, and articulate. Writing with humor and attitude, Douglas calls the many faces of media ...more
Jun 22, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
 
Minimalism: Essential Essays
3.73
did not like it
I appreciate their message and think minimalism has several great tenets that people should incorporate in their lives. Maybe it was everything at onc ...more
Dec 05, 2014
Dec 05, 2014
 
Spidey Legs Lana
3.00
did not like it
I bought this book because I thought the concept was interesting and the author was at the bookstore that day doing signings. I noticed later that it ...more
May 10, 2010
Apr 24, 2010
 
Point Your Face at This: Drawings
3.96
really liked it
I enjoyed Martin’s last book This Is a Book. It was a combination of drawings and essays. You have to appreciate his humor to appreciate the essays bu ...more
Apr 04, 2013
Apr 04, 2013
 
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned
4.12
really liked it
I really enjoyed this unique spin on a 'post-Apocalyptic most of the population is gone' theme. Only the Y-Chromosomes have disappeared save Yorick an ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
Book of Secrets
3.33
really liked it
An excellent pocket-sized tome. It's full of short blurbs of random information such as how to make chicken like the Colonel, decomissioned train stat ...more
Dec 26, 2010
Dec 27, 2010
 
Barons of the Beltway: Inside the Princely World of Our Washington Elite--and How to Overthrow Them
3.79
it was ok
I knew Fields was a former journalist for Breitbart but I figured if she was a journalist she’d try to maintain something resembling neutrality.

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Feb 02, 2017
Jan 30, 2017
 
Commencement
3.36
it was amazing
Sullivan’s debut novel focuses on the lives of four young women in their years at Smith, how close they become, and what happens when they grow up. Ap ...more
May 10, 2013
Jul 25, 2009
 
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
3.52
really liked it
I heard Gregory Maguire speak at the National Book Festival and he said he wrote Wicked as a response to the evils of the world. He wanted an outlet f ...more
Oct 05, 2011
Jun 06, 2009
 
Data, A Love Story: How I Gamed Online Dating to Meet My Match
3.54
really liked it
Most of us have tried on-line dating. All of us have wanted to game the (clearly) flawed system. Amy Webb was one of the few dedicated enough to do it ...more
Feb 10, 2013
Dec 28, 2012
 
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
3.98
liked it
For those who are only casually interested in astronomy at best, you may initially find the title of this book misleading. It opens with Pluto being d ...more
Mar 07, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
 
A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word
3.76
really liked it
This is a book written by a young woman while she was in high school and college. I am now seriously questioning some of my life choices. I wish I’d b ...more
Jul 09, 2014
Dec 25, 2013
 
Us: Americans Talk About Love
3.41
it was ok
This was the result of years of research and hard work on the part of John Bowe and several others who interviewed men and women of various ages, ethn ...more
Mar 19, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
 
My Reality
3.53
liked it
This didn't feel like Melissa's reality so much as her and Tye Strickland's reality. For someone who had such a big impact on her life, he felt like a ...more
Sep 21, 2014
Sep 18, 2014
 
Yoga Bitch: One Woman's Quest to Conquer Skepticism, Cynicism, and Cigarettes on the Path to  Enlightenment
3.64
really liked it
Y is for Yoga Bitch by Suzanne Morrison. The book says she’s a cynical smoker who goes on a 2 month yoga retreat to get in touch with her spiritual si ...more
May 30, 2012
May 12, 2012
 
The Never-Open Desert Diner
3.83
really liked it
I won this book from The Reading Room giveaway. I wasn't sure how much I'd like it but it sounded interesting. Given the premise, the writing was far ...more
Mar 12, 2016
Mar 07, 2016
 
The Profiler: My Life Hunting Serial Killers and Psychopaths
3.04
it was ok
This book is not for the faint of heart or stomach but is for a fan of the show Criminal Minds. Pat Brown is a criminal profiler based in the DC metro ...more
Jul 17, 2010
Jun 20, 2010
 
The Automatic Detective
3.96
it was amazing
Mack Megaton is a robot designed to bring mankind to its knees. Instead of following his intended directive, his ‘freewill glitch’ allows him to join ...more
Oct 25, 2009
Oct 21, 2009
 
Vacations from Hell
3.50
it was ok
It’s not often that one finds paranormal teen short fiction so this anthology was an interesting specimen. I enjoyed it on the whole but there were so ...more
Jun 11, 2011
Jun 26, 2009
 
The Christmas Train
3.56
liked it
This book was very sweet and hokey. It was like the cheesy Hallmark TV movies that are popular this time of year. You know it's a little silly but you ...more
Dec 2009
Nov 24, 2009
 
A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend: For Every Guy Who Wants to be One/For Every Girl Who Wants to Build One
3.45
liked it
This book is only semi-serious where other (e.g. Mars & Venus) are all serious. It was actually good to read something that had wit as well as wis ...more
Oct 05, 2010
Sep 16, 2010
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