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Light in August
3.93
really liked it
I finished reading this and I am glad to have finally completed it; it took a long time. I had never read Faulkner and my sister had mentioned his wor ...more
Aug 2008
Aug 26, 2008
 
A Confederacy of Dunces
3.89
really liked it
This is a great book that takes place in New Orleans (just recently took a trip there.) The book is a comedy and focuses mainly on Ignatius Reilly, bu ...more
Mar 2008
Mar 21, 2008
 
The Infinite Plan
3.69
liked it
Isabel Allende is fantastic. This novel is written much later than Eva Luna and House of Spirits, and you can tell. It's basically the same type of st ...more
Apr 2008
Apr 29, 2008
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.11
it was amazing
I'm too embarrassed to admit how many crime novels I actually read. I love getting them for a quarter or two at thrift stores and devouring them in tw ...more
Dec 2010
Feb 09, 2011
 
Watchmen
4.35
liked it
Like a lot of consumers in this great world of ours, I was compelled to read this before the movie came out. My one complaint is how passive the femal ...more
Jan 2008
Apr 14, 2009
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
liked it
I read the first three, and I think Twilight's by far the best of the series. It's fun to read such a silly love story; you get engrossed. But I read ...more
Jan 2008
Apr 14, 2009
 
On the Road
3.64
did not like it
I sincerely think this is an overrated work of literature. It's a lot like that one artist who constructed a stage and jacked off underneath it while ...more
Jan 2002
Nov 26, 2008
 
The Road
3.95
really liked it
I haven't finished this book because I know I'm just going to cry and I have to be in the mood (and the appropriate place) for that. So far I am impre ...more
Jan 2008
Apr 14, 2009
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
4.20
really liked it
The first book can stand on its own, it really can. But of course you have to read the second book. Overall I prefer the first only because the charac ...more
Jan 2011
Feb 09, 2011
 
Cannery Row
4.02
really liked it
This is one of my favorite books and a rare one I've read multiple times. The older I get, the more the characters come alive and I think I can empath ...more
not set
Feb 09, 2011
 
Shadow Country
4.03
liked it
I am enjoying this book right now. I've been reading a lot of books that take place in the south and this one's interesting as it's 1850s Florida. So ...more
Apr 14, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
 
Water for Elephants
4.07
liked it
Entertaining book. Has very sudden, dark moments that come at you more forcibly than in most books I've read, which were jarring especially coupled wi ...more
Jan 2010
May 18, 2010
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.12
it was amazing
A nice "feel good" book that isn't too cheesy and is an entertaining homage to lovers of literature. Also the two lead female characters are so lovabl ...more
Jan 2010
Mar 02, 2010
 
Choke
3.69
liked it
The movie was relatively close to the book. I don't know why I keep following Palahniuk, his books all seem to blur together- poor white angsty man li ...more
not set
Mar 02, 2010
 
Next
3.49
it was ok
Overall Crichton uses this book as a platform to touch on an array of scary things that may happen to society if genetic engineering starts affecting ...more
Jan 2010
May 18, 2010
 
Cloud Atlas
4.01
it was amazing
David Mitchell is living on a plane of reality most of us are too lazy or scared to enter. What an entertaining but also lovely book. I've never been ...more
not set
Jan 12, 2013
 
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
3.83
liked it
This is an interesting book about a man who makes money off poor countries for a huge corporation. It's very conspiracy theory. It was also the bestse ...more
Aug 2007
Feb 05, 2008
 
The Timewaster Letters
3.78
really liked it
Hilarious. After a while it gets a little old. I even just loved reading all the stationery headings of strange associations and organizations Cooper ...more
not set
Mar 02, 2010
 
In Cold Blood
4.05
it was amazing
This book is a classic for a good reason. It's especially memorable since Capote delves in so deep you almost feel sorry for the murderers despite the ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 14, 2009
 
She's Come Undone
3.84
did not like it
She's Come Undone, overall, is really dark. The back cover explains it as funny, but I think the darkness outweighs any glimpse of humor. And the endi ...more
Jan 2007
Dec 11, 2007
 
The Feast of Love
3.70
it was ok
I just finished this book, and in retrospect it was obnoxiously appropriate for Valentine's Day reading. I didn't know anything about the book which i ...more
Feb 2008
Feb 22, 2008
 
Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross, #2)
3.93
liked it
Had a really gross part that still haunts me. Ugh. But entertaining!!!
Jan 2010
Feb 09, 2011
 
Sideways Stories from Wayside School (Wayside School #1)
4.14
Read this book over and over, loved it!
not set
Mar 02, 2010
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
4.04
it was amazing
I love Gabriel Garcia Marquez. His stories are so fantastic. They have a darkness to them that closely aligns with real life more so than any other ki ...more
May 2006
Oct 02, 2007
 
Middlesex
3.98
really liked it
Middlesex is a good read. I found it had a lot of parallels with One Hundred Years of Solitude, mainly in theme- it's a generational story about one f ...more
Aug 2007
Oct 02, 2007
 
Don't Look Behind You
3.73
really liked it
This was one of my favorite young adult novels when I was growing up. It's about a girl who has to go into witness protection and she has to leave beh ...more
Jan 1992
Apr 29, 2008
 
Snow Falling on Cedars
3.80
really liked it
It's beautifully written and it speaks to a part of American history that is oftentimes brushed over- Japanese internment camps. It also speaks to fis ...more
Feb 22, 2008
Feb 05, 2008
 
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
3.90
liked it
Recently picked this up. It was an easy, entertaining read. Not the most amazing book but I have had a thing for books that take place in the south as ...more
Mar 2009
Apr 14, 2009
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.79
liked it
I listened to the unabridged audio version of the Da Vinci Code going to and from Wyoming. So it reminds me of a fun trip and good times with friends. ...more
Jan 2005
Apr 29, 2008
 
Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
I remember reading this first in ap lit, and again once in college. It made a lot more sense in college, I think I was too sheltered/stupid in high sc ...more
Jan 2000
Feb 26, 2008
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