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Women of the Silk by Gail Tsukiyama
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Quite obviously a first novel- not a great work of literature but entertaining. Everyone seems to go on about how empowering this book is to women, but I found that element of the novel limited in scope, since the only women who are successful ...more
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A Room with a View by E.M. Forster
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Summer Sisters by Judy Blume
Summer Sisters
by Judy Blume (Goodreads Author)
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The Shining by Stephen King
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I'd read this book before on my own, and then had to read it for my film adaptation class. It is always fun.
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The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
The Outsiders
by S.E. Hinton (Goodreads Author)
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I've read this book at least 10 times, starting in 5th grade. It's a classic, and if you disagree I hope you get your ass kicked by a greaser.
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Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
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The Da Vinci Code is a fun re- oh wait, this is Angels & Demons. Apparently Dan Brown's Plan is to write the same book over and over again and hope that no one notices. It was fun to read it on the plane back from Italy, since I recognized the ...more
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Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld
Prep
by Curtis Sittenfeld (Goodreads Author)
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The Princess Bride by William Goldman
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I didn't thik it was possible but the book is actually better than the movie! To a greater degree than the film, this book makes you believe in true love while allowing for skepticism. I love how complicated it manages to be while constantly stating ...more
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What Is the What by Dave Eggers
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You can always research the Lost Boys of Suddan, but it is much more powerful to hear the story when it's been personalized. Valentino Achack Deng's story is incredibly moving. While it is definately worth a read, I found it somewhat frustrating. It ...more
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Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs
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I generally feel like memoirs are the literary equivalent of masturbation (except for A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius), and this one is definately no different. It does have a several funny anecdotes, but thats the best I can say for it. I ...more
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