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How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America: Freedom, Politics, and the War on Sex
3.98
really liked it
this book made me really angry. like gripping the book so hard that my knuckles turned red angry. so i think page accomplished her goal. it's a look a ...more
Apr 30, 2008
Apr 24, 2008
 
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces
3.96
it was amazing
This book will be my new go to recommendation for teens and anyone who works with them. I was excited, sad, heartbroken, and so much more for Gabi. Th ...more
Sep 15, 2015
Sep 08, 2015
 
Hellions: Pop Culture's Rebel Women
3.59
liked it
hellions had a lot of potential but it didn't exactly live up to it. i felt like her critiques and observations were very superficial, looking only at ...more
May 13, 2009
Jan 31, 2009
 
Mad Men, Mad World: Sex, Politics, Style, and the 1960s
3.82
really liked it
as with any collection of essays (especially those more academic leaning), there's always some great ones and some not-so-great ones. unsurprisingly, ...more
May 19, 2014
Apr 26, 2014
 
Under Rose-Tainted Skies
4.08
it was ok
This one ebbed & flowed for me. Some chapters I couldn't put down but other chapters fell flat. Unfortunately, the ending fell flat, too; it seeme ...more
Aug 23, 2016
Aug 16, 2016
 
Runaways: The Complete Collection Volume 4
3.30
it was ok
Breezed through this one; not nearly as enjoyable as the other collections.
Sep 15, 2016
Sep 14, 2016
 
Looking for Alaska
4.09
liked it
okay, after my experience with an abundance of katherines and the advice of a john green fan, i decided to give his work another go but this time, try ...more
May 07, 2009
May 05, 2009
 
The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)
3.96
it was amazing
I was ready to give up on The Diviners less than 100 pages in; I found Evie extremely annoying and found the time & setting to be way too played u ...more
Apr 07, 2015
Jun 23, 2012
 
Perfect Fifths (Jessica Darling, #5)
3.85
liked it
maybe i'm a bad jessica darling fan but this novel wasn't what i've come to expect from the series. something was missing - i don't know if it's the f ...more
Apr 17, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
 
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
3.86
really liked it
What a fun read! As a 5 year old, I would call Doogie Howser, my first celebrity crush, on the play phone in my kindergarten room, so I was obviously ...more
Aug 18, 2015
Aug 17, 2015
 
Roller Girl
4.27
it was amazing
Wonderful graphic novel for middle grade readers. It touches on some of the hallmarks of tween years so perfectly - realizing you're growing apart fro ...more
Jan 16, 2016
Jan 14, 2016
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.90
really liked it
funny and sweet story "written" by the daughter of a reclusive former architect and a praised technological genius.

it was a bit confusing at first, d
...more
Mar 27, 2014
Aug 18, 2012
 
TV (THE BOOK): Two Experts Pick the Greatest American Shows of All Time
3.90
really liked it
This book isn't for everyone and it was a bit tedious to read at times but the payoff is worth it. Of course, my tv-shows-to-watch list is even longer ...more
Feb 15, 2017
Feb 04, 2017
 
Friendship
3.08
really liked it
A recommended read for any women in their late 20s/early 30s, living in a major city and not totally sure what they're doing with their life. I might ...more
Nov 19, 2014
Mar 01, 2014
 
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 5: Super Famous
4.25
really liked it
Really enjoyed this volume, everything about it was solid. The part with the melty/exploding Kamala clone on her parents' couch had me hysterically la ...more
Feb 10, 2017
Feb 06, 2017
 
The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act
3.91
really liked it
I read these as single issues (which I still have) then re-read them electronically via Hoopla for book club. I forgot how good this series is.
Jan 30, 2017
Jan 30, 2017
 
The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
4.05
liked it
if you're interested in emigration to the west in the mid-1800s or survival psychology or gender dynamics in both situations, read this book. it start ...more
May 27, 2010
May 24, 2009
 
Paper Girls, Vol. 2
4.19
really liked it
I can't wait to see where this story goes next.
Dec 22, 2016
Dec 20, 2016
 
Love Rock Revolution: K Records and the Rise of Independent Music
3.65
liked it
if you're a fan of independent record labels and a strong DIY ethic, i suggest you read this book, even if you know nothing about k records.

love rock
...more
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
 
Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV
3.65
liked it
as someone who can remember watching nbc's thursday night line-up for as long as i can remember, i found this book to be a lot of fun. while it tells ...more
May 16, 2012
May 11, 2012
 
À la Cart: The Secret Lives of Grocery Shoppers
3.38
it was ok
i saw this book on a table at a barnes and noble and the cover, along with the quote from amy sedaris, caught my eye. thankfully, the library had a co ...more
Aug 27, 2008
Aug 27, 2008
 
Station Eleven
4.02
it was amazing
A beautiful, literary take on the oh-so-popular dystopian trend.

Station Eleven follows survivors of the Georgia Flu, both during the days as the flu
...more
Dec 14, 2014
Dec 08, 2014
 
Love in the Asylum
3.73
liked it
well, i liked this book. i certainly didn't love it. i felt equally engrossed in both oscar & alba's stories and the letters from the library. whe ...more
Feb 02, 2010
Sep 23, 2009
 
January First: A Child's Descent into Madness and Her Father's Struggle to Save Her
3.91
it was ok
childhood on-set schizophrenia isn't something that you see in movies or television or even in books, so this memoir offered a look into the world of ...more
Aug 24, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
 
Mission Adulthood
3.67
liked it
overall, i liked this book - i didn't love it, i didn't hate it, i just liked it. it's pleasing to read things about your generation that don't paint ...more
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
 
Feminism and Pop Culture
3.80
really liked it
i enjoyed this book but it is much more suited to someone who is just beginning to learn more about feminism & popular culture. most of what's fea ...more
Feb 05, 2009
Jan 31, 2009
 
In the Peanut Gallery with Mystery Science Theater 3000: Essays on Film, Fandom, Technology, and the Culture of Riffing
3.62
liked it
as a newer fan of mst3k (a little less than 2 years), i knew i wouldn't get all the references in this book nor would i have seen all the episodes. st ...more
Nov 29, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
 
How to Be Useful: A Beginner's Guide to Not Hating Work
3.45
it was ok
an okay book for someone working in a very corporate environment. it did bring to light some things i never thought of before, both good and bad. i wi ...more
Aug 20, 2012
Aug 12, 2012
 
A Head Full of Ghosts
3.82
really liked it
More like 4.5 stars.

Really enjoyed this one. I loved the twist at the end and that the reader is left wondering what really happened & who was re
...more
Oct 20, 2015
Oct 16, 2015
 
Batwoman: Elegy
4.16
liked it
My introduction to Batwoman. She's a character I've read about (including the anger regarding not allowing her to marry her girlfriend in the New 52) ...more
Dec 03, 2014
Dec 04, 2014
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