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Exit West
3.85
liked it
To be honest, the more time after reading this, the less I think is truly exceptional, and I'm not sure why it has been so so hyped. Exit West tells t ...more
Apr 09, 2017
Mar 01, 2017
 
Mister Death's Blue-Eyed Girls
3.73
liked it
I wish the Acknowledgements or closing statement was at the beginning, as it really helped me understand why this novel was written the way it is. I a ...more
May 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
Setting Free the Kites
4.08
liked it
3.5/5 stars
While the writing is quick and easy to read, I feel like the plot is just eh... I understand that one of the main themes of this book is g
...more
Mar 07, 2017
Feb 28, 2017
 
Popular Lies About Graphic Design
3.88
it was ok
This book annoyed me so much!!

I thought it might be somewhat helpful, and teach me something about my major, but it just went over the same lessons I'
...more
Jan 09, 2017
Jan 09, 2017
 
Queen of Spades
3.89
really liked it
While I've never read the original Pushkin story, this novel is thoroughly enjoyable. It had the flavor of a retelling, but it still seemed original a ...more
Apr 29, 2017
Mar 28, 2017
 
All Our Wrong Todays
3.84
it was amazing
This is such an exciting and funny read, while also bringing up some interesting questions towards the end. Really really enjoyable--it would make a g ...more
Mar 18, 2017
Jan 29, 2017
 
Alexander Hamilton
4.25
it was amazing
I DID IT!!!!!!! So good!
Dec 29, 2016
Jul 03, 2016
 
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
4.32
really liked it
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women tells the story of the women who worked in watch-dial painting factories between World War ...more
Jun 23, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
 
The Child
4.03
really liked it
Updated:

The Child by Fiona Barton introduces us to Kate, a reporter at a London paper, who comes across an article about the discovery of a dead baby'
...more
May 23, 2017
Apr 06, 2017
 
Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, #1)
3.89
really liked it
I blew through this book. When I wasn't reading it, I was thinking about reading it.
At first I was a little weary of this book, as I've read so many b
...more
Dec 04, 2011
Aug 06, 2011
 
Hex (Hex, #1)
3.95
it was amazing
The only reason I picked up this book was because the author's last name was Lassiter, like the most amazing police officer on TV (from the show Psych ...more
Feb 03, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
 
The Most Dangerous Place on Earth
3.44
liked it
*3.5/5

It's hard for me to describe the plot of this novel, because it focuses more on how the characters develop and change. I really enjoyed Johnson'
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Feb 04, 2017
Jan 04, 2017
 
Human Acts
4.20
it was amazing
Besides being superbly written, Kang tells a beautiful and heartbreaking story of rebellion, activism, and the lasting effects of grief. This book ope ...more
Feb 25, 2017
Jan 20, 2017
 
Their Eyes Were Watching God
3.87
it was amazing
Read sometime in high school... I really enjoyed it! Beautiful writing and a moving story..
Feb 07, 2015
Feb 07, 2017
 
Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
4.07
really liked it
Such an interesting book, and the author's voice is very inquisitive and open to alternative opinions, which is necessary when writing about a topic l ...more
Dec 13, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
 
The Grownup
3.54
really liked it
Short and sweet, I am always a fan of Flynn's writing!
Feb 05, 2017
Feb 05, 2017
 
The Vegetarian
3.59
it was amazing
I read this both for class and for fun! This is one of the most bizarre books I've read in a long time, and I found it really enjoyable and thought pr ...more
Apr 02, 2017
Feb 03, 2016
 
The Best of Adam Sharp
3.11
it was ok
The writing in this book is fine, but that's about the only redeemable quality of this book. I started off enjoying it enough to keep reading, but as ...more
Apr 15, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
 
The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder
3.25
it was ok
I usually don't put books I didn't finish on my read shelf... but this book has bothered me enough that I wanted to share my thoughts.

I don't really k
...more
Jan 20, 2017
Jan 18, 2017
 
Unravel Me (Shatter Me, #2)
4.28
really liked it
I have mixed feelings about this book. I think it ended on a good note, but the first...2/3s of the book were hard to get through. I almost threw it a ...more
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
 
The Underground Railroad
4.04
really liked it
Really quick read, but not an easy one due to the harsh realities of slavery and racism that are almost constantly illustrated.

The reason for four st
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Jan 09, 2017
Aug 10, 2016
 
The Light Fantastic
3.50
liked it
This book starts out promising enough, but devolves into confusion and then more confusion. The frequent shift of narration is confusing, and kept me ...more
Jul 17, 2016
Jul 13, 2016
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.11
it was amazing
WHAT A GREAT BOOK
May 28, 2016
May 18, 2016
 
All These Things I've Done (Birthright, #1)
3.72
it was amazing
Okay, Bethany, I think I read a bit more than half of it tonight. More like...all of it. I ate it up, just like Anya ate all that yummy chocolate!
This
...more
Sep 10, 2011
Sep 01, 2011
 
Summer and Bird
3.61
really liked it


I got an ARC copy of this book from librarything.com.
Summer and Bird is the story of two sisters who go on a quest to find their parents. On their a
...more
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
 
The Scorpio Races
4.08
really liked it
The Scorpio Races, in my opinion, is much better than the Wolves of Mercy Falls series by Stiefvater. I really liked this book, and all its characters ...more
Jul 20, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
 
A Fine Imitation
3.60
liked it
I was really excited to read a sweet, 1920s flapper novel after getting through my previous read, which was somewhat slow. However, as much as I just ...more
May 02, 2016
Apr 14, 2016
 
Pachinko
4.17
it was amazing
An extremely well-written story that follows a Korean family over generations. Very thoughtful writing that will hopefully get more people interested ...more
Mar 17, 2017
Jan 29, 2017
 
A Gentleman in Moscow
4.37
it was amazing
A charming and extremely well written novel. The characterization is great-- the change and adaptation of the characters throughout the novel is so su ...more
Jan 18, 2017
Aug 31, 2016
 
Throat
3.55
it was amazing
Emma is a newly turned vampire, as well as an epileptic, 17 year-old girl. She is unlike any other vampire, as she can go out into the sunlight and do ...more
May 04, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
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