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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
3.94
it was amazing
Heart wrenching and inspiring

I was prepared to like this book a lot but I was not at all prepared for how perceptive and thoughtful an author as J.D.
...more
Apr 15, 2017
Apr 11, 2017
 
Rivers of London: Black Mould #1
4.04
it was amazing
Fun illustrated novella featuring Nightingale, Peter Grant and others on their team.

I prefer the books but as I’ve read them all, I’ll take comics
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Dec 19, 2017
Dec 19, 2017
 
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
3.98
it was amazing
I am admittedly biased having written my undergraduate thesis on Ms. Winterson and her first 3 books published in the US. That said, I can't recommend ...more
Apr 08, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
 
The 22 Non-Negotiable Laws of Wellness: Feel, Think, and Live Better Than You Ever Thought Possible
3.90
it was amazing
Incredibly thoughtful and perceptive

I started reading this book anticipating a religious lecture and I never found it. Instead I found a very well
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Apr 11, 2017
Apr 11, 2017
 
Lab Girl
4.02
it was amazing
Heart breaking and inspiring

I loved the honesty and the way that Jahren wove the pragmatic every day survival of the plant world together with the
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Feb 07, 2017
Jan 23, 2017
 
Storm Cursed (Mercy Thompson, #11)
4.42
it was amazing
More Mercy!

Again, Patricia Briggs nails then going saga of Mercy and her pack, friends & family. Can’t wait until the next one, as always.
Jun 29, 2019
Jun 29, 2019
 
Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, # 2)
4.07
really liked it
Charming

I find this magical time in this world the peculiars live in fascinating and charming despite the clear difficulties they face I find it very
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Nov 24, 2016
Nov 19, 2016
 
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
4.30
it was amazing
I am absolutely gob-smacked by this author and this collection in particular
not set
Aug 24, 2012
 
Tweaked
3.44
really liked it
This is a really eloguent memoir of addiction set in NY and LA primarily. Written by a friend and fellow former ACT-UP NY'er Patrick Moore, the book ...more
Jul 20, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
 
The Passion
4.11
it was amazing
I consider this book one of my all time favorites. I wrote my thesis on Winterson and went so far as to tattoo a quote from this book on my shoulder. ...more
Jan 1990
Feb 23, 2008
 
The Things Between Us: A Memoir
3.43
really liked it
Very moving account of a Framingham WASP family falling apart as the patriarch dies. I just lost my grandfather, a neighbor of the Montgomery's, and ...more
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 02, 2012
 
The Gods of Gotham (Timothy Wilde, #1)
3.88
really liked it
Fascinating historical fiction about the early NYPD juxtaposed against the influx of Irish immigrants and the ensuing incendiary anti-papist rhetoric.
not set
Apr 12, 2013
 
Aunt Dimity and the Duke (Aunt Dimity Mystery, #2)
3.92
liked it
a miss jane marple with a twist genre of mystery, complete with english countryside and gardens. quite delightful and well written.
not set
May 28, 2008
 
Sunshine
3.85
really liked it
really excellent, almost perfect, actually...
not set
May 28, 2008
 
The Stone Gods
3.68
it was amazing
awesome. I'm still chewing on it all...
not set
May 28, 2008
 
Aunt Dimity, Vampire Hunter (Aunt Dimity Mystery, #13)
3.89
liked it
fun fun fun
not set
May 28, 2008
 
Edinburgh
4.17
it was amazing
gorgeous!
not set
May 28, 2008
 
The All Souls Trilogy
4.52
None
not set
Nov 26, 2019
 
The Beauty of the Beastly
3.83
None
not set
Dec 31, 2011
 
I Praise My Destroyer: Poems
3.93
it was amazing
None
not set
May 28, 2008
 
A Slender Thread
3.91
it was amazing
None
not set
May 28, 2008
 
Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems
3.82
liked it
None
not set
May 28, 2008
 
On Extended Wings
4.23
None
not set
May 28, 2008
 
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
4.17
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 20, 2009
 
Asperger's and Girls: World-Renowned Experts Join Those with Asperger's Syndrome to Resolve Issues That Girls and Women Face Every Day!
3.49
None
not set
May 28, 2008
 
Cultivating Delight: A Natural History of My Garden
3.98
None
not set
May 28, 2008
 
An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales
4.18
it was amazing
None
not set
Dec 31, 2011
 
Hot Lights, Cold Steel: Life, Death and Sleepless Nights in a Surgeon's First Years
4.11
it was amazing
None
Jan 03, 2012
Dec 31, 2011
 
Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher Mysteries Book 1)
3.81
None
not set
Sep 09, 2019
 
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding
3.78
it was ok
None
not set
Aug 29, 2008
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