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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
3.73
it was amazing
I thought that this book was going to be like Super-size Me only in book form. Not that the author would eat McDonalds everyday but that he would talk ...more
not set
Aug 13, 2007
 
Where the Wild Things Are
4.22
did not like it
This book is crap, and let me tell you why. The kid is a jerk and is sent to his room without supper. He proceeds to go to some magical place where th ...more
not set
Aug 16, 2007
 
Isprinsessan (Patrik Hedström, #1)
3.70
did not like it
**spoiler alert** I’m shocked. The cover of this book boasts that this is an international bestseller. The back of the book says, “Ice-cold suspense f ...more
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Aug 21, 2009
 
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
3.90
it was ok
Okay, I know this is a popular series and all, but frankly, I just don't see the charm. I do like that there's lots of vocabulary lessons in the book, ...more
not set
Aug 13, 2007
 
While They Slept: An Inquiry Into the Murder of a Family
2.91
it was ok
This was (or so I thought) about the 1984 slaying of the Gilley family by their son, Billy Gilley. Billy Gilley killed his mom, dad, and little sister ...more
not set
Jun 26, 2008
 
Girls in Trucks
2.85
it was ok
The back cover lies about how funny it is. But humor isn't everything, and I could've over looked it's unhumorousness if I could've at LEAST liked the ...more
not set
Jun 13, 2008
 
The Devil's Star (Harry Hole, #5)
4.03
it was ok
**spoiler alert** It’s part of the Harry Hole series, but I’m not sure which number it is because in America they don’t come out in the order first pu ...more
not set
Apr 06, 2010
 
Shadow Game (GhostWalkers, #1)
4.14
did not like it
This was total pulp. I just needed something easy to read at the moment. I would not ever recommend this book to anyone who can read. The plot was abo ...more
Jan 2005
Aug 13, 2007
 
California Demon (Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom, #2)
3.85
really liked it
This book was just as good as the first one, however, I must pick on one thing because it's one of those things that COULD SO EASILY BE CORRECTED BEFO ...more
Jan 2006
Aug 13, 2007
 
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
3.72
really liked it
My husband decided to go wheat/gluten-free over a year ago. I didn’t get it. He was never diagnosed with Celiac Disease nor an allergy to wheat. I was ...more
not set
Jul 07, 2011
 
Bobby and Jackie: A Love Story
3.43
liked it
This book was fun to read and I’ll tell you why. I’ll give you two big reasons:

1. It’s one of the few Kennedy bios that isn’t the size of a door stop.
...more
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Sep 13, 2009
 
Record Collecting for Girls: Unleashing Your Inner Music Nerd, One Album at a Time
3.16
it was ok
The title makes it sound like this book is a music guide for girls. It is not. It reads more like a memoir about her history with music as well as som ...more
Jul 10, 2011
Jul 07, 2011
 
Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century
3.52
really liked it
This true crime book is excellent. First of all, the story is compelling.
Secondly, this book is the perfect length, and the chapters are short enough
...more
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Jun 28, 2013
 
Most Evil: Avenger, Zodiac, and the Further Serial Murders of Dr. George Hill Hodel
3.49
it was ok
It helps if you've read Mr. Hodel's first true crime book where he blames his dad for the Black Dahlia murder (and several others), The Black Dahlia A ...more
not set
Oct 08, 2009
 
Hornet's Nest (Andy Brazil, #1)
3.29
it was amazing
This is not part of the Scarpetta series. This book is hilarious. I had no idea Ms. Cornwell had such a great sense of humor!
not set
Aug 02, 2007
 
Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film
3.61
really liked it
I figured this book would be jam-packed with geeky jokes, but it is more of a self-deprecating memoir of a time in Patton Oswalt's life when he was ad ...more
not set
Dec 30, 2014
 
Life Among the Savages
4.06
it was amazing
This is one of Ms. Jackson's nonfiction books she wrote about raising her kids in the 1950s. It is such a funny book. Her kids are riots, and she tell ...more
Jan 2005
Aug 13, 2007
 
The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Girl Geeks
3.72
it was ok
I have no idea who this book is for. I was hoping it was geared for teens, but since it mentions sex quite a bit I don't think I'd give it to younger ...more
not set
May 18, 2015
 
Daily Painting: Paint Small and Often To Become a More Creative, Productive, and Successful Artist
4.32
really liked it
This book has some great advice/ideas if you’re currently having artist’s block. And if you’re fine right now, but you’ve had a block in the past so y ...more
not set
Jun 19, 2014
 
Love Child: A Memoir of Family Lost and Found
3.62
it was ok
I so wanted to love this book. I wanted to love it because:

1. It was written by one of the daughters of film director John Huston.

2. She’s Anjelica Hu
...more
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Jul 03, 2009
 
The Brooklyn Follies
3.82
it was amazing
Has this guy ever written anything bad?
This novel was fanTAStic. It's about an older guy who's dying of cancer and he basically moves back to Brookly
...more
not set
Aug 04, 2007
 
Starting Over
3.70
did not like it
I can’t believe I read this. I mean, I’m a sucker for a memoir sure, but even for me this seemed off.

Two things:

1. The first part of the book where sh
...more
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Nov 13, 2011
 
Trinity Fields
3.47
it was amazing
Morrow’s novel tells the story of two boys, Bryce and Kip, who grow up in Los Alamos, New Mexico, sons of scientists working on the atomic bomb during ...more
not set
Jul 07, 2011
 
The Girl with All the Gifts (The Hungry Plague, #1)
3.93
it was amazing

"Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class.

When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of
...more
Jul 21, 2014
Jul 10, 2014
 
Go Set a Watchman
3.31
really liked it
I so enjoyed this book. I loved every bit of it. I know many people have hated on it, but I feel that they didn't give it a fair shot.
First of all, y
...more
not set
Aug 03, 2015
 
This is Pollock
3.67
really liked it
This is a great overview of Jackson Pollock's life and art. It's perfect for middle school or high school students. It is not a very deep book, but it ...more
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Dec 05, 2014
 
Iron & Velvet (Kate Kane, Paranormal Investigator, #1)
3.79
liked it
This was an ARC from Netgalley. And I believe they described it something like "lesbian noir erotica with vampires and werewolves." And I was all, "Si ...more
Nov 2013
Nov 01, 2013
 
John Constantine, Hellblazer: Death and Cigarettes
3.95
liked it
**spoiler alert** This is the final volume of the Hellblazer comic from Vertigo. This makes me sad because every December my Christmas present to myse ...more
not set
Aug 05, 2013
 
A Journey to the Dark Heart of Nameless Unspeakable Evil: Charities, Hollywood, Joseph Kony, and Other Abominations
3.60
really liked it
Get this book and put it in your face.

Jane Bussmann is a British comedy writer/celebrity journalist who, after having a bit of crisis in her life, dec
...more
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May 22, 2014
 
The Uninnocent: Stories
3.68
it was amazing
Bradford Morrow is such a great writer. Not only are his novels great, but now I find his short stories are as well. The Uninnocent is a collection of ...more
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Nov 28, 2011
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