Category Archives: 2010

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius – Dave Eggers

Rating: 3.5 stars Shelf: Now Reading Eggers is a fantastic writer. Both humorous and deep. I laughed just about as much as I cried. I mean, I didn’t really cry – but AHWOSG was heavy enough to make my heart … Continue reading

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Freedom – Jonathan Franzen

Rating: 5 stars Shelf: Now Reading This book was… nothing short of a struggle. I breezed through the first couple hundred pages only to get stuck on the banality that was Walter. I don’t get all the hype, I said. … Continue reading

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Raven – Tim Reiterman

Rating: 5 stars Shelf: Now Reading Wow. Raven is the story of Jim Jones and the People’s Temple – told by Tim Reiterman, a journalist who survived the massacre of the Ryan party in Guyana just hours before more than … Continue reading

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Sleight of Hand (The Immortal Champions Saga) – Jennifer Hopkins, Jason Salfali

Rating: 4 stars Shelf: Now Reading A really great addition to the ever-growing paranormal book population – with a new and exciting twist. Sure, there‚Äôs the always expected romance, but the strength in this novel lies in the epic conflict … Continue reading

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Darkly Dreaming Dexter – Jeff Lindsay

Rating: 3 stars Shelf: Now Reading Good but not great? I love the show, so obviously Jeff Lindsay created really great characters. And I’m glad. There were parts about the book that I liked better than the show. Deb is … Continue reading

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Valley of the Dolls – Jacqueline Susann

Rating: 4 stars Shelf: Now Reading Total pop-culture classic that is, in a way, timeless. Sure the language and social settings are pure 1950s/60s New York City – a really great snapshot of the times. But the book is about … Continue reading

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Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins

Rating: 5 stars Shelf: Now Reading Again, I finished this in one day. 11 hours passed, to be exact, from the moment I twittered “I’m starting this RIGHT NOW,” to the the “finished it,” tweet. I don’t – I’m not … Continue reading

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