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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
3.86
really liked it
None
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 16, 2017
 
Bossypants
3.95
really liked it
None
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
The Fate of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #3)
3.77
liked it
Huh. I kind of like the ending, but I'm not convinced the journey was worth taking...
Dec 18, 2016
Feb 12, 2016
 
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
3.57
really liked it
This is sort of like the irreverent version of Fault in Our Stars. I can't decide if it's too clever for its own good or not.
Dec 15, 2016
Jan 11, 2013
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.26
really liked it
Absolutely loved this, up until the ending. I felt like everything was wrapped up very abruptly, particularly the present-day story. I would have glad ...more
Apr 2011
May 09, 2011
 
The Windup Girl
3.74
really liked it
The premise of this book was right up my alley, since it reminded me of Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake. The multiple narrators worked well, and whil ...more
Mar 2011
May 09, 2011
 
The Grownup
3.54
liked it
I don't even know what to make of this. It almost reads like a treatment for a TV show episode. The pacing is weird. There's some interesting Turn of ...more
Dec 12, 2015
Sep 26, 2015
 
Bittersweet
3.44
Haven't touched this in about 3 weeks, and really have zero desire to finish it (especially since I found a few reviews that give away the "shocking s ...more
not set
Sep 10, 2014
 
Here Lies Bridget
3.45
liked it
Extremely predictable, but not unenjoyable. The "It's a Wonderful Life" aspect was intriguing, but didn't last nearly long enough, given the enormous ...more
Mar 2011
May 09, 2011
 
The Heart Goes Last (Positron, Episode 4)
3.82
it was amazing
The latest chapter in Atwood's experiment with serialized fiction. I think the original may still be my favorite, but I am interested in where this is ...more
Jun 09, 2013
Jun 02, 2013
 
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
4.13
it was amazing
This was wonderful. I'm not sure I have adequate words to describe all the feels. Just read it.
Jul 11, 2015
Jul 06, 2015
 
The Naturals (The Naturals, #1)
4.17
liked it
Read on the plane today...surprisingly compelling until it turned into a love triangle.
Apr 02, 2018
Apr 02, 2018
 
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't (Parasol Protectorate, #0.5)
3.63
really liked it
Cute! There's not much to this, but I've missed the Parasol Protectorate world, so I'll take what I can get!
Nov 15, 2014
Nov 16, 2014
 
The Round House
3.92
really liked it
I really enjoyed this up until the last...maybe 15 pages? I feel like I need to reread the last chapter because the Kindle percentage was misleading, ...more
Oct 26, 2015
Oct 22, 2015
 
I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual
3.70
it was amazing
This was my bus book during the winter Scholastic Bowl season. I picked it up as a Kindle deal at some point over Christmas, and I just read it in bit ...more
Feb 07, 2017
Jan 06, 2017
 
The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1)
4.02
I made it not quite a quarter of the way through this before I had to call it quits. It's your typical series-starter: lots of walking and talking wit ...more
not set
Jul 22, 2014
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.29
it was amazing
I enjoyed this one nearly as much as the first in the trilogy (and Collins does ease up on her overuse of cliffhanger chapters). This series is one of ...more
Dec 27, 2010
Dec 30, 2010
 
The Magician King (The Magicians, #2)
3.91
liked it
The Magicians was probably my favorite book last summer, and I was looking forward to the sequel. Yet this novel left me cold, in a way I can't quite ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
 
Songs for a Teenage Nomad
3.74
really liked it
I downloaded this novel on the recommendation of my best friend, who deemed it "YA lit that doesn't suck." As an English teacher, I am always on the l ...more
May 2011
May 18, 2011
 
Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1)
3.75
liked it
This was a fun vacation read, but the framing is odd. Like...is Rachel the protagonist? And if so, why is she so dull? And why do we spend so much tim ...more
Mar 30, 2018
Sep 11, 2016
 
Red Rising (Red Rising, #1)
4.26
really liked it
**spoiler alert** This is like How to Lead a Life of Crime meets Hunger Games on Mars. And it's both kind of awesome and kind of riddled with holes. A ...more
Jan 24, 2015
Jan 04, 2015
 
Tiny Pretty Things (Tiny Pretty Things, #1)
3.77
really liked it
I'm kind of on the fence on this one. It reminds me of so many things I love, but the pacing is kind of off and the ending is weirdly abrupt. There's ...more
Jun 2016
May 26, 2015
 
Carry On
4.21
liked it
Hm. I’m seeing all of these positive reviews and I feel like I didn’t read the same book as most of these people. I’m not really even sure how to revi ...more
Dec 28, 2015
Apr 26, 2015
 
Daughter of Deep Silence
3.66
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Yikes.

I've seen lots of mixed reviews on this, but I think I'm placing it in the "good concept, poor execution" file. It's a bit re
...more
Jun 17, 2015
Apr 23, 2015
 
The Book of Speculation
3.59
liked it
I wanted to like this, and I did like parts of it, but in spite of featuring so many things I adore, it all just sort of fell flat. Nothing inspires a ...more
Aug 23, 2015
Jun 07, 2015
 
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
4.12
really liked it
I picked this up on a daily deal several months ago, because I needed a comic/graphic novel for the Read Harder challenge. This was the first 5 issues ...more
Sep 17, 2015
Mar 31, 2015
 
Truly Madly Guilty
3.56
liked it
This reminds me a bit of Hausfrau, except it thinks it's a mystery. There's a horribly tragic event at the end of Hausfrau, and this book is like if H ...more
Aug 23, 2016
May 14, 2016
 
Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)
3.80
it was amazing
You know, this book contained so many elements that could have annoyed me, but instead I just found it delightful! The ending was a bit abrupt (I susp ...more
May 21, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
 
Morning Star (Red Rising, #3)
4.50
it was amazing
I have some thoughts, but this is mostly great. A satisfying end to a series I never imagined loving!

As expected, TONS of shit goes down in this book.
...more
Feb 12, 2016
Feb 20, 2015
 
The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, #4)
4.31
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** So...I have a lot of feelings about the end of this series. It is beautiful and well-crafted and hangs together amazingly. I finishe ...more
Apr 30, 2016
Feb 04, 2015
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