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Accident: A Day's News
really liked it
Wolf uses the Chernobyl disaster and a fictional brother's brain tumor to explore the greater concepts of human's capacity for destruction, of science ...more
Apr 18, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
The Last Lecture
it was ok
I hold Randy Pausch in the highest regards and have ever since I discovered him and his illness shortly after the rest of the world did through youtub ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2009
Betting on the Muse: Poems and Stories
really liked it
I love Bukowski, because sometimes, though rarely, when you're up to your eyeballs in misery, hopelessness, and the horse shit of life, he'll reveal s ...more
Jul 21, 2008
Feb 24, 2008
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
did not like it
A coworker dared me to read this and write a review for the local paper. So far, the writing is some of the worst I've ever read and the characters ar ...more
Jul 05, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
New and Selected Poems
it was amazing
Stunningly beautiful and beautifully simple. Soto spreads his life before you in this collection. His memory and his metaphors yield a life of poems b ...more
not set
Jul 26, 2007
The Official Chuck Norris Fact Book: 101 of Chuck's Favorite Facts and Stories
did not like it
The jokes are hilarious, as Chuck Norris jokes always are. Unfortunately, the rest is absolutely terrible. I signed up to win this book for my husband ...more
Jan 2010
Feb 08, 2010
Vintage Lopez
really liked it
This collection contains some of Lopez's nonfiction essays as well as a few fictional short stories. However, his style and themes remain somewhat sim ...more
May 20, 2009
May 06, 2009
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
really liked it
This is the first book I have read in years for pure plot-induced pleasure. And it was completely enjoyable on that level. I'd forgotten how books lik ...more
not set
Jun 23, 2010
The Lovely Bones
it was ok
I didn't much care for this book for it's artistic/literary value. In fact, the opening of the novel somewhat offended me with its blatant use of shoc ...more
not set
Feb 02, 2008
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid
really liked it
Wonderful read, but you should have a little knowledge of the history of Billy the Kid and the characters involved in the Lincoln County War before re ...more
not set
Oct 11, 2009
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