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A Prayer for Owen Meany
4.22
really liked it
I'm reading this again after several years and I have to say it's still a great story. Last time I was in my late teens, and now I can appreciate the ...more
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Jul 27, 2007
 
Amorous Exploits Of A Young Rakehell
2.92
really liked it
Became interested in his erotic writings just recently, though some might call this pornography. It's very sexually candid, and I actually appreciated ...more
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Nov 02, 2007
 
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories
4.12
really liked it
The first story, "River of Names," by Dorothy Allison ripped my friggen head off. Brutally good. Another favorite was, "Tall Tales from the Mekong Del ...more
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Jul 30, 2007
 
She's Come Undone
3.85
really liked it
I finished this one in three days. It's a very readable book. Lamb's style is conversational and character driven. It's not a heavily plotted book, th ...more
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Mar 06, 2008
 
Flowers in the Attic (Dollanganger, #1)
3.79
liked it
I probably would hate this book if I read it today, but I read it when I was thirteen and got addicted to the whole series: incest, abuse, sex -- faci ...more
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Jul 31, 2007
 
McSweeney's #21
3.75
Normally I don't add lit journals, but this one has a great story in it called "I Feel Free," by Greg Ames. Very twisted, funny, entertaining story. C ...more
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May 07, 2008
 
The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children, #1)
4.02
liked it
Another series that I got wildly hooked on as a teenager. These books were great because of the historical aspect, which I really enjoyed in my teens.
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Jul 31, 2007
 
And Then There Were None
4.23
liked it
It's been a long time. I went through a mystery phase in my teens and read these books. I still like a good mystery. If you've read one recently, let ...more
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Aug 08, 2007
 
Already Dead
3.66
really liked it
For some reason I had a hard time getting into this. Put it down several times. It was worth finishing though.
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Sep 12, 2007
 
The Complete Stories
4.35
it was amazing
My favorites of his are actually the micro-fiction paragraphs. Truly bizarre. Wonderfully weird.
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Jul 27, 2007
 
The Collected Prose
4.20
liked it
There's a few very good stories but I think she was a better poet.
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Jul 27, 2007
 
The Body Artist
3.22
it was ok
I love DeLillo's writing, but I could not get into this story.
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Jul 31, 2007
 
Tender Is the Night
3.83
it was amazing
re-reading this one. it's been some time . . .
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Jan 02, 2008
 
The Great Gatsby
3.89
it was amazing
I love this novel. It's just perfect, I swear.
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Oct 23, 2007
 
Bad Behavior
3.90
really liked it
Loved "Secretary" and "Heaven"
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Jul 31, 2007
 
Letters from the Earth: Uncensored Writings
4.22
it was amazing
Not many writers can top Twain's wit.
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Jul 27, 2007
 
The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov
4.29
it was amazing
His prose is breathtaking.
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Sep 12, 2007
 
Pigs in Heaven
3.97
did not like it
Too much boring description.
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Jul 27, 2007
 
Forty Stories
4.36
really liked it
4 1/2 stars.
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May 07, 2008
 
Finn
3.71
it was amazing
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Sep 06, 2007
 
Parables and Paradoxes
4.30
really liked it
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Jul 29, 2007
 
Letters to Milena
4.01
liked it
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Jul 29, 2007
 
I Know This Much Is True
4.17
really liked it
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Jul 27, 2007
 
Short Cuts: Selected Stories
4.11
really liked it
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Jul 27, 2007
 
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?: Selected Early Stories
4.18
really liked it
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Jul 27, 2007
 
Jesus' Son
4.15
it was amazing
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Jul 27, 2007
 
Because They Wanted To
3.93
really liked it
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Jul 31, 2007
 
The Awakening
3.63
liked it
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Jul 27, 2007
 
White Noise
3.86
really liked it
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Jul 27, 2007
 
Collected Works: Wise Blood / A Good Man is Hard to Find / The Violent Bear it Away / Everything that Rises Must Converge / Essays and Letters
4.51
it was amazing
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Sep 05, 2007
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