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The Devil in the White City
it was amazing
This was fantastic. I love it because it's non-fiction written in a literary/novel style, has to do with history, and juxtaposes the characteristics o ...more
Jun 2007
May 24, 2007
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
it was amazing
This book is magical. I picked it up after a rave review from two friends, but was nervous going into it, because the jacket summary just didn't sound ...more
Jan 2003
Apr 24, 2007
True Grit
it was amazing
I really need to stop reading amazing books -- I mean, not actually, it's just that, the more I love a book, the harder it becomes to express my love ...more
Apr 09, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
Love in the Time of Cholera
it was amazing
Perhaps it's because I'm a romantic. Perhaps it's because I'm a romantic scorned. Perhaps it's because I'm an optimist. Perhaps it's because I'm relen ...more
Feb 19, 2009
Dec 03, 2007
Winter's Bone
it was amazing
It hurts my heart a little to have an empty box in my review for Winter's Bone because I loved it so much - but the thing is, I loved it so much that ...more
Jan 16, 2015
Jan 12, 2015
The Lathe of Heaven
it was amazing
I got a little bit nervous before reading The Lathe of Heaven for a couple of reasons. Firstly, so many friends and associates have recommended Ursula ...more
Mar 26, 2015
Mar 17, 2015
East of Eden
it was amazing
This is the kind of book that made me realize why I need Goodreads, and why I wanted to be active on the site again.

Reading East of Eden, I had so ma
Dec 2011
Apr 22, 2013
No Country for Old Men
it was amazing
Right off the bat I have to say this is a book that I'm not so sure I can do enough justice to in my review. There are so many themes and subtleties h ...more
Mar 2008
Nov 26, 2007
The Satanic Verses
it was amazing
Here's the thing about this book that you will immediately grasp from what everyone says: it's a beast. I do not mean this in a bad sense. I mean this ...more
Jan 2004
Apr 24, 2007
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
it was amazing
Note, February 2014: I was just rereading this review, and FUNNY STORY, I moved to a small town. Not so much a big city person as I had originally tho ...more
Sep 2006
Apr 24, 2007