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Law of Attraction (Anna Curtis, #1)
3.73
liked it
There's no way this book was written in 2010. It was clearly written in 1987.

The evidence:

1. When Jack meets Anna, he notices her "great legs" (95). M
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Aug 08, 2015
Aug 05, 2015
 
Go Set a Watchman
3.31
First and foremost, I consider this fan fiction. And in the context of fan fiction, I dig the idea of a "disillusioned" Atticus. It seems raw and real ...more
Jul 20, 2015
Jul 14, 2015
 
The Run of His Life : The People versus O.J. Simpson
4.20
it was amazing
Read Harder Challenge 2016: Read a biography (not memoir or autobiography)

(Spoiler alert. He totally did it.)

With thirty pages left in this insider'
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Feb 10, 2016
Jan 30, 2016
 
Kindred Spirits
3.97
it was amazing
While reading, I realized I love Rainbow Rowell because she makes me care about things I don't give a shit about--fan fiction, time travel, vampires, ...more
Jul 17, 2016
Jul 17, 2016
 
The House on Mango Street
3.58
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Read Harder Challenge 2016: Read a book out loud to someone else

Read Harder Challenge 2016: Read a book originally published in t
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Jan 07, 2016
Jan 07, 2016
 
Glass Sword (Red Queen, #2)
3.94
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Update: A workshop facilitator just referred to Glass Sword as a "fantasy/dystopian crossover," so...

Read Harder Challenge 2016: Rea
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Feb 21, 2016
Feb 12, 2016
 
All the Rage
3.84
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** The main premise of Speak assumes Melinda's inability to utilize her voice (and publicly accuse her attacker) compounds the conseque ...more
Apr 18, 2015
Apr 17, 2015
 
Presumed Guilty: What the Jury Never Knew about Laci Peterson's Murder and Why Scott Peterson Should Not Be on Death Row
3.52
liked it
Let's be clear: I believe Scott Peterson killed his pregnant wife. I mean, DUH.
That being said, after creepily obsessing over this case for the past
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Dec 03, 2014
Dec 02, 2014
 
The Royal We
3.80
it was ok
**spoiler alert** I definitely enjoyed the premise of this book. Like every other eighties baby, I once resolved to be the spunky American't who helpe ...more
Dec 26, 2015
Dec 22, 2015
 
unSweetined
3.57
Totally unrateable. The writing was awful, but I cherished every cringe-worthy moment and nugget of gossip.
Dec 19, 2016
Dec 18, 2016
 
China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians #2)
3.76
really liked it
Read Harder Challenge 2016: Read a book that is by an author from Southeast Asia

Super fun! I loved the additions of Colette Bing and Kitty Pong, esp
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Jan 25, 2016
Dec 27, 2015
 
Dance With the Devil: A Memoir of Murder and Loss
3.98
it was ok
It pains me to award only two stars to a book written by David Bagby, but I want to use the Goodreads' ranking system more accurately. And this book w ...more
Jan 22, 2016
Jan 15, 2016
 
The Complete Persepolis
4.37
really liked it
Read Harder Challenge 2016: Read a book that is set in the Middle East
Mar 12, 2016
Mar 10, 2016
 
Small Great Things
4.34
it was amazing
Courageous AF.
Nov 04, 2016
Oct 30, 2016
 
Every Last Lie
3.39
it was ok
Pretty darn terrible.
Aug 20, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
 
It's Not Okay: Turning Heartbreak Into Happily Never After
2.91
did not like it
Oh, dear god, this book was awful.
Aug 14, 2016
Aug 13, 2016
 
Fangirl
4.11
really liked it
I straight-up loved this book! But too much remained unresolved for a five-star rating, namely Cath's relationship with Nick & Wren's relationship ...more
Feb 02, 2014
Dec 30, 2013
 
JLA, Vol. 1
3.98
it was ok
Long-haired Superman tackles martian millennials, JLA recruitment, and a costume change that I didn't really understand.
Jul 08, 2017
Jul 03, 2017
 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
4.53
it was amazing
Original reading: May 21, 2013

#9: Read a book you've read before
#11: Read a fantasy novel
Jan 29, 2017
May 14, 2013
 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Harry Potter, #8)
3.72
it was amazing
Read Harder Challenge 2016: Read a play
Aug 03, 2016
Aug 02, 2016
 
Hidden Bodies (You, #2)
3.85
really liked it
Read Harder Challenge 2016: Read a book with a main character who has a mental illness

Although this book wasn't as earth-shatteringly amazing as the
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Feb 29, 2016
Feb 22, 2016
 
Shattering Glass
3.84
liked it
**spoiler alert** I loved the structure of this book, most notably the quotes that preceded each chapter and the abrupt yet satisfying ending. Though ...more
Dec 26, 2015
Dec 26, 2015
 
We Should All Be Feminists
4.47
No rating.

Do I agree with Adichie? Duh! But I wasn't exactly blown away by any innovative ideas or earth-shattering insights in this bad boy.

Case in
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Apr 28, 2015
Apr 27, 2015
 
All the Light We Cannot See
4.32
**spoiler alert** Unrateable. I appreciated the language & the setting, but I didn't especially enjoy the reading experience. With the exception o ...more
Jun 10, 2015
Jun 01, 2015
 
The Ex
3.71
really liked it
Olivia Randall is a suped-up version of Ellie Hatcher, and I LOVE her. Fingers crossed this standalone morphs into a series...

To be fair, I figured ou
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Jan 30, 2016
Jan 26, 2016
 
Nimona
4.20
liked it
Charming yet superficial with way too much wham! boom! bam!

Nimona was cute--especially when she was acting like a pint-sized killing machine--but I p
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Dec 22, 2015
Dec 22, 2015
 
The Girls
3.48
really liked it
Initially, I thought 2016 Evie was a bit of a literary shortcut, but I ultimately appreciated the connections and similarities between 1969 Evie and S ...more
Jul 20, 2016
Jul 17, 2016
 
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
3.97
liked it
My motivations for reading this were entirely questionable, and I think it's best we all forget it ever happened.
Jun 21, 2017
Jun 19, 2017
 
Alice in Wonderland
4.03
it was amazing
Utterly enjoyable required reading from my Heather friend. :)
Jul 22, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
 
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
3.63
liked it
**spoiler alert** Hm. Well, I liked this book. That being said, I had two issues with it: 1. The dual perspectives were disconcerting, confusing and, ...more
Nov 21, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
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