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Third Shift: Pact (Shift, #3)
4.30
it was amazing
Well, I guess I've become a Woolie. Woolgatherer? Silo-phile? Howeyite?? Like the Trekkies or LOTR aficionados, a group of eager fans now awaits ...more
Jan 26, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
 
Beg (Songs of Submission, #1)
3.93
it was amazing
This... is what erotica should be. The icing on the cake. The shavasana after the yoga workout. The glow after the...

With C.D.Reiss, you get a story.
...more
Jul 2013
Aug 19, 2013
 
Greatfall: Part 1
4.02
it was amazing
I got pulled into Jason Gurley's "Greatfall: Part 1" when he mentioned on Hugh Howey's wall that there was a sample on his website... so I wandered ...more
Apr 2013
Apr 11, 2013
 
Fifty-one Shades: A Parody (First Three Chapters)
3.45
it was amazing
Okay, you are hilarious Mr. Andrew Shaffer. You had me at the first scene and carried me all the way through to the twin bulges in his pants!

My only
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Mar 29, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
 
Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession
2.43
did not like it
I confess that I only read about a third of it, and that in the bookstore. And I am so glad that I did that instead of spending money on this book!

I
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Apr 14, 2010
Apr 14, 2010
 
The Tiger's Wife
3.39
liked it
Minor spoilers below!

Well...

I had of course heard that this was a popular book, but I make a point of not knowing too much about a book before I
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Jul 27, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
 
When David was Surprised (David, #2)
4.35
it was amazing
Another good book in Anne Kelleher's David series, written from the point of view of a young man with Down Syndrome. David is caught up in the ...more
Mar 30, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
 
The Runner (The Runner, #1)
3.77
it was amazing
I read "The Runner" as soon as it came out, and it was my first foray into non-Howey stories set in the world of WOOL. I wasn't disappointed.

From the
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Mar 2013
Apr 11, 2013
 
Room
4.05
it was amazing
Well, I loved it. And I think anyone who reads this should skip any reviews and simply dive in. Try the sample first if you're e-reading it, or browse ...more
Dec 08, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
 
Then Came You
3.70
it was amazing
Enjoyed this a lot. I thought the four protagonists were interestingly and distinctively drawn. I was particularly impressed by the way Weiner gets ...more
Oct 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
A Gate at the Stairs
3.15
it was ok
**spoiler alert** I was disappointed in this book. It felt as though it should have been a series of short stories, which is a form at which the ...more
Oct 15, 2009
Dec 04, 2009
 
1Q84
3.92
really liked it
This was a provocative book with a certain compelling quality. It took me a while to get into it... and then I was captured. The length was both ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Dec 25, 2011
 
State of Wonder
3.87
it was amazing
I loved this. I thought the characterizations were strong, the evocative nature of the setting was dynamite (I've been to Brazil, the Amazon, Manaus, ...more
Aug 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.26
it was amazing
JUST my favorite book ever, and the one I have re-read the most times... let's see... only 10 times? I think I need to pick it up again!

It never fails
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Jan 1968
Oct 18, 2011
 
My Notorious Life
4.02
it was amazing
What a great book! I found this to be an extraordinary story. It was fascinating to learn about the way women and children lived in the nineteenth ...more
Feb 04, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
 
Abigail
3.80
it was amazing
Juicy, exotic, involving... I really liked "Abigail"! The combination of the era and the faerie world, plus romance, past family history, conflict and ...more
Jun 28, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
 
The Glass Castle
4.27
liked it
**spoiler alert** Originally riveting and by turns hilarious and scary, The Glass Castle ultimately became wearing to me. I lost patience with the ...more
Oct 2009
Dec 04, 2009
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.13
it was amazing
I loved this. Informative, fast-moving, and full of thrills.

I waited a few weeks and downloaded the second one in the trilogy to my Kindle. Just
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Nov 15, 2009
Jan 18, 2010
 
The Getaway Car: A Practical Memoir About Writing and Life
4.15
really liked it
I enjoyed this short and frank book about writing from Ann Patchett, of whom I'm a big fan. I was impressed by the practical nature of her advice -- ...more
Mar 19, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
 
Cruise Quarters - a Novel About Casinos and Cruise Ships
3.31
it was amazing
Fun, informative book full of vignettes about life on a cruise ship and the eventual romance that unfolds. I've done a lot of cruising, and I learned ...more
Dec 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.24
it was amazing
A fabulous read, with a powerful, memorable protagonist. Highly recommended, and full of interesting/scary facts about some of the grimmer realities ...more
Jan 18, 2010
Jan 18, 2010
 
A Watershed Year
3.75
it was amazing
I found this book to be a wonderful, touching read. The characters were alive and distinct, and the story was both realistic and uplifting. I ...more
Oct 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
That Bear Ate My Pants!
3.92
it was amazing
Funny, fascinating and full of pathos. A great read that combines adventure travel and lots of humor. No wonder it has five stars all over!

My
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Mar 10, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
 
DREAMBOAT (The Frisky Chronicles)
3.61
it was amazing
Fun and poignant adventures in online dating coupled with advice from Frisky about how to find your own true love. Many more episodes to come in The ...more
Nov 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
Burn Out (Rachel Scott, #2)
3.82
it was amazing
Great main character, good mystery, fast pacing... I am intrigued by this protagonist and look forward to reading more of this author's work!
Sep 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
Looking For Lance
3.33
it was amazing
Check this short story out... a wry commentary on marriage and the perfect fantasy life.
Aug 24, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
How David Met Sarah
4.38
it was amazing
Tremendously insightful story that was inspired by this established author's own brother, who has Down syndrome.

While the language is simple, the
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Oct 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
Bring Me the Head of the Buddha
3.73
really liked it
Wild, funny, over the top story about a post-religious world where the populace is narcotized (a word?) by the powers that be.
Aug 2011
Jul 20, 2011
 
The Alchemist
3.86
it was amazing
I found this a beautiful allegory, filled with wise words. I'm a fan.
Oct 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
Running
3.66
it was amazing
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Jul 04, 2011
Jul 14, 2011
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