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The London Train
did not like it
The writing in this is wonderful. The sentences, the paragraphs, and the narrator (I listened to the audiobook) carried me along. But when I think abo ...more
Sep 19, 2011
Sep 20, 2011
Raven Black (Shetland Island, #1)
really liked it
I've been on a British murder mystery binge. Really loved this one that was set on the Shetland Islands in Scotland. It's interesting to see the diffe ...more
Jul 2010
Jul 29, 2010
Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
it was amazing
This book started with a bang and I was laughing out loud during the first couple pages. I had been expecting something very different (I live in Seat ...more
Oct 21, 2016
Oct 10, 2016
Makers: The New Industrial Revolution
really liked it
Chris Anderson always connects the dots for me. If you want to know how the maker revolution has the potential to change the not so distant future, re ...more
Jul 29, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
Bad Behaviour
really liked it
With the pink, girly cover you'd think this book was going to be about relationships right from the beginning. So I was pleasantly surprised to discov ...more
Jan 26, 2015
Jan 05, 2015
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
it was amazing
I enjoyed this even more than I thought I would. Have been a Sherman Alexie fan for years but felt like I learned so much more about him listening to ...more
Oct 12, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Behind the Mountains
it was amazing
Edwidge Danticat, imagines the life of Celiane Esperance, a young teen moving to the U.S. The book starts out in the year 2000 as Aristide seeks a sec ...more
not set
Aug 08, 2016
Birdman (Jack Caffery, #1)
did not like it
OK - no more Mo Hayder for me. It's just too graphic and sexually violent. I find it hard to believe a woman wrote this book.
Dec 22, 2014
Dec 15, 2014
Song of the Dead
it was amazing
I loved this book from the very first page. DI Ben Westphall is a compelling protagonist whose interactions with everyone he meets involve emotional i ...more
Dec 29, 2017
Dec 29, 2017
Dec 22, 2017
The Self-Made Myth: And the Truth about How Government Helps Individuals and Businesses Succeed
really liked it
The self-made man is a myth. No one becomes rich and successful on their own. They’re either born into a wealthy family or they, like the many success ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
did not like it
So this is not the kind of book I would normally read. It was chosen by my book group otherwise I would have given up earlier. I'm more of a futurist ...more
not set
Jul 01, 2015
The Gloaming
really liked it
Sometimes you find just the right book at the right time for a little bibliotherapy. This book captured the aftermath numbness of being dumped in just ...more
Nov 07, 2016
Oct 03, 2016
The Bricks that Built the Houses
it was amazing
I'm in love with Kate Tempest! This is exactly the kind of novel I love to read. I got sucked in immediately by the first two pages of incredible writ ...more
Jul 25, 2016
Jul 11, 2016
really liked it
One of the wonderful things about reading is that you get to learn about faraway places without leaving home. This is one of the reasons I was drawn t ...more
not set
Jun 20, 2016
Mr Mac and Me
really liked it
I've been interested in Charles Rennie Mackintosh for a couple decades now, reading his autobiography, visiting his architecture, checking out museum ...more
not set
Jun 15, 2015
The 11 Laws of Likability: Relationship Networking . . . Because People Do Business with People They Like
liked it
If you do any sort of networking in your job, this book is for you. Lederman, a professional trainer and coach, realized the key to networking is lika ...more
Dec 02, 2011
Dec 01, 2011
Charlie, Presumed Dead
did not like it
I'm assuming there is a sequel to this because it really needs to redeem itself. Two young women temporarily put their lives on hold to find the guy t ...more
Sep 19, 2016
Sep 16, 2016
An Age of License: A Travelogue
it was amazing
Graphic novelist Lucy Knisley captures her trip to Europe in this travelogue. After being asked to appear at a comic festival, Lucy embarks on an adve ...more
not set
Oct 21, 2014
The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit
really liked it
When I placed a hold on this book at my library, Graham Joyce was still alive. When I received the book a week later, I found out he had just passed a ...more
Sep 22, 2014
Sep 15, 2014
it was amazing
Some books help you see books through the eyes of others. Some books help you see yourself.

Like Catherine, the main character in this book, I went to
Aug 05, 2016
Jul 28, 2016
Users, Not Customers: Who Really Determines the Success of Your Business
really liked it
Have you ever given up on a website because it was too difficult to use? Have you ever written a bad online review because your experience with a comp ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 05, 2011
How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight
liked it
I picked up this book because of the Lindbergh family connection. Erik and Morgan Lindbergh, grandsons of Charles, became involved in the X Prize afte ...more
Jul 13, 2017
Jul 05, 2017
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
it was amazing
So thought-provoking! I have found myself bringing up this book's ideas over and over in conversations. It has changed the way I will think about so m ...more
not set
Sep 27, 2016
A Man Called Ove
it was amazing
I loved this book! If you loved the Pixar movie, Up, you will love this book. That might be simplifying this a bit too much but really - old curmudgeo ...more
not set
Sep 30, 2014
Sag Harbor
liked it
In the Youtube video of Colson Whitehead walking around Sag Harbor talking about this book ( ), he states that ...more
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 09, 2011
Dead Man's Grip (Roy Grace, #7)
it was ok
Peter James mystery's are always a good read but this was one of those annoying books where a woman's idiocy is the thing that drives the plot and irr ...more
Oct 2017
Oct 31, 2017
The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech
it was amazing
I needed this book! I don't feel quite so alone anymore. However, I am still living in fear of being silenced for saying the wrong thing in front of l ...more
Aug 25, 2015
Jul 31, 2015
Green Girl
really liked it
I picked this up after hearing Roxane Gay give it such a glowing review in her book, Bad Feminist. I have read a lot of British chick lit - books abou ...more
not set
Dec 29, 2014
How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
really liked it
Can a 27-year-old Youtube celebrity teach a 40-something a thing or two about how to lead a successful life? No. Well, not this 40-something. However, ...more
Oct 18, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Still Midnight (Alex Morrow #1)
really liked it
Fell in love with Mina's writing after reading her first book, Garnethill, so was excited that there was a new book out this year. While the Garnethil ...more
Jun 2010
Jul 29, 2010
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