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Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Fates and Furies
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Tangerine by Christine Mangan
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Spare yourself! While I couldn't really put this book down, it made me so angry. Alice was such a frustratingly weak character, like, come ON! Do SOMETHING! Stop alluding to the horrors of her past without explicitly saying what they were... every ot ...more
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The Autobiography of Gucci Mane by Gucci Mane
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I met someone at a party who was raving about this book, so I thought I'd check it out. It was engaging and interesting, but I couldn't shake the question of why Gucci Mane was telling us all these details about crimes he hasn't been prosecuted for. ...more
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Circe by Madeline Miller
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I didn't dislike Circe, but I don't really understand all the hype. Thought it was a pretty run-of-the-mill story about a woman (in this case, the witch Circe of Greek mythology) growing into herself. Growing up, I loved Greek mythology but have sinc ...more
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The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
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Hmmm. There were times reading this when I thought it was a little opaque or dragging too much. And there were times when I thought Rachel Kushner knew exactly what she was doing, and there was a meaning to this that I wasn't quite getting.

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Modern Gods by Nick Laird
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I enjoyed this but don't really know what to say about it. Obviously Laird was trying to say something about Irish divisions and those that exist in Papua New Guinea between the indigenous people there and the missionaries. But I don't think it was q ...more
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Her by Harriet Lane
"Just say No.
There are no many holes in this book that I thought I was living with Moths. "
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
"Masterpiece of an autobiography and audiobook."
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
"After a slow start, chronicling the seemingly meandering history of the Stephanides family, I wondered if the story would ever start covering the life of Calliope, the protagonist according to the blurb. This backstory forms an important foundatio..." Read more of this review »
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The Leavers by Lisa Ko
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