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November 2014
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reviewed: Panic
While I thought the premise was very plausible, the pacing was atrocious and the characters were flat. I wanted more of Panic...
Panic - Lauren Oliver
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November 2014
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reviewed: Dearly Devoted Dexter
5 stars for narration. Mr. Lindsay, you sir, have a creepy voice. I like it. The book was just alright. I grew tired of Dexte...
Dearly Devoted Dexter  - Jeff Lindsay
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November 2014
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November 2014
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October 2014
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October 2014
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September 2014
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September 2014
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September 2014
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reviewed: Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning: Training for an Ultramarathon from 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond
Gearing up for my first ultra (50k) at the end of October. I'm too late for the training plans, but the other advice is solid...
Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning: Training for an Ultramarathon from 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond - Hal Koerner
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September 2014
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August 2014
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August 2014
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reviewed: Ms. American Pie: Buttery Good Pie Recipes and Bold Tales from the American Gothic House
Can one review a cookbook without actually trying any of the recipes? I have yet to bake one of these pies, but I read throug...
Ms. American Pie: Buttery Good Pie Recipes and Bold Tales from the American Gothic House - Beth M. Howard
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August 2014
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reviewed: Now I See You
I picked this one up because, like the author, I too was diagnosed with a degenerative retinal disease at a relatively young ...
Now I See You - Nicole C. Kear
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August 2014
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August 2014
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reviewed: The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder
The first half was much better than the second. The dialogue in the second half suffered because it was taken verbatim from t...
The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder - Charles Graeber
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August 2014
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July 2014
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June 2014
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June 2014
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reviewed: All the Truth That's in Me
An extremely unique narration style coupled with a suspenseful story line made this an engrossing read. The chapter (?) break...
All the Truth That's in Me - Julie Berry
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June 2014
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June 2014
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reviewed: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
*Exhales deeply* This is a sad one. Proceed with caution.
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender - Leslye Walton
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May 2014
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reviewed: Six Months Later
3.5 stars. The characters are authentic and the suspense was crafted skillfully. There was just the right amount of foreshado...
Six Months Later - Natalie Richards
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May 2014
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reviewed: The List
Too many unanswered questions and unfinished story lines. The premise was ambitious, and I liked the concept, but it was ulti...
The List - Siobhan Vivian
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May 2014
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reviewed: The Wise Man's Fear
Kvothe is even more self-absorbed this time around* but there were enough redeemable qualities to save this from utter failur...
The Wise Man's Fear - Patrick Rothfuss
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May 2014
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reviewed: Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
Definitely not my favorite of his books (Me Talk Pretty One Day and Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim are much funnier)...
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls - David Sedaris
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May 2014
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April 2014
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April 2014
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reviewed: Glitter and Glue
Normally, I tend to avoid memoirs at all costs. Often I find them to be either overly self aggrandizing or too much of a pity...
Glitter and Glue - Kelly Corrigan
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March 2014
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reviewed: Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps
More like 3.5 stars. I wish someone would have given this book to me ten years ago. Alas, some of the advice will better suit...
Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps - Kelly Williams Brown
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March 2014
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February 2014
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reviewed: Annihilation
I've crossed over from being borderline creeped out to most definitely creeped out. Full blown heebie jeebies.
Annihilation - Jeff VanderMeer
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