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did not like it
Ugh. I will never get back those six hours I spent on this tripe. I liked Jaffe's first book, Bad Kitty, so looked forward to this new title. I should ...more
Dec 2010
Dec 28, 2010
A Swift Pure Cry
it was amazing
Dowd writes beautifully with a very Irish feel to her words. This story touched me deeply especially because Shell seemed like such a real person.
Aug 2007
Oct 07, 2007
Tune in Tokyo: The Gaijin Diaries
liked it
Interesting diary of the author's two years spent teaching English in Tokyo. This probably won't really appeal to anyone who hasn't spent some time th ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 31, 2012
A New Darkness (Starblade Chronicles, #1)
it was ok
Not as good as the Last Apprentice series, but if you miss the County and Tom Ward and reading about being a Spook, you may want to continue on with t ...more
Feb 2015
Apr 16, 2015
As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth
liked it
You know those contraptions called Rube Goldberg machines? This book came across to me as the literary version of one of those. Ry, or the ball on the ...more
May 2010
May 25, 2010
News of the World
it was amazing
One of the best books I read last year. It has the feel of a western without being hokey. Historical fiction at its finest.
Nov 2016
Jun 27, 2017
liked it
This definitely felt like a very enjoyable one-sided conversation with Ms. Fey. I liked her discourses on her family life very much, her talk of work ...more
Aug 2011
Aug 22, 2011
I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar: A Collection of Egregious Errors, Disconcerting Bloopers, and Other Linguistic Slip-Ups
it was ok
Kind of boring after awhile. You can only stretch the joke of the inadvertent apostrophe so far.
Mar 2011
Mar 15, 2011
The Secret Keeper
really liked it
I've now read two Kate Morton books and really liked both of them. This one was a little long and took some time getting going. There were lots of cha ...more
not set
Jun 15, 2017
La Belle Sauvage (The Book of Dust, #1)
it was amazing
Malcolm Polstead is my new boy hero. I love his curiosity, awareness and love for his people and town. What a great prequel to His Dark Materials seri ...more
Jan 08, 2018
Jan 20, 2018
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