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My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands
3.79
liked it
As if I needed more help feeling like a nun.

Wow! Chelsea takes a no-holds barred look back at her sex-capades. There is something in this book to make
...more
Jun 10, 2008
Jun 10, 2008
 
Sunk Without a Sound: The Tragic Colorado River Honeymoon of Glen and Bessie Hyde
3.76
really liked it
The first half of this book was so suspenseful! And I knew the end! There's something about being alone out in the wild that I kind of find terrifying ...more
not set
Feb 23, 2010
 
The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry: Love, Laughter, and Tears at the World's Most Famous Cooking School
3.66
liked it
This was a surprising book for me. It was given to me as a gift by a friend; I'm not sure I would have picked it for myself, but I enjoyed it very muc ...more
Sep 27, 2008
Sep 27, 2008
 
Gene Kelly: A Life of Dance and Dreams
3.52
it was ok
Having always been more of an Astaire fan who appreciated Gene Kelly but never really revered him, this book only cemented my opinions. Before reading ...more
Aug 28, 2008
Jul 28, 2008
 
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
3.87
really liked it
In the late seventies, when I was in middle school, someone gave me Steve Martin's comedy albums on 8-track tape. While wildly inappropriate for a pre ...more
Sep 07, 2008
Sep 06, 2008
 
Cherry
3.73
really liked it
Mary Karr writes like a poet, probably because she is one. This book is beautifully written, with images and metaphors and feelings that take you inst ...more
Sep 21, 2008
Sep 04, 2008
 
The Monster of Florence
3.72
liked it
The first half of this book is chilling true-crime. It's a fine primer to the crimes of the Monster of Florence. Much like Zodiac, the whole frustrati ...more
Jun 15, 2008
Jun 15, 2008
 
Savage Grace: The True Story Of A Doomed Family
3.48
really liked it
I'm having a non-fiction moment and I picked this up at Barnes & Noble.

The story of the family that gave the world Bakelite is disturbing on lots
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Jul 04, 2008
Jul 08, 2008
 
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
4.04
it was amazing
This is a well-written and engaging look at the high plains during the Dust Bowl. One of the most interesting things I learned from this book was that ...more
Jul 14, 2008
Jul 15, 2008
 
The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
3.79
liked it
This book is scary. Really scary. To think that the loosest circumstantial evidence can put someone on death row makes my blood run cold.

Of course, Gr
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Aug 23, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
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