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“A word after a word after a word is power.” --Margaret Atwood
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September
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February 2014
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reviewed: Lord of the Flies (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
I've been meaning to read this book for the longest time, but not until I found a cheap, second-hand, permabound copy of it i...
Lord of the Flies - William Golding
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January 2014
21
reviewed: The Giver
[NOT (YET) A REVIEW, MORE OF A NOTE: I sort of promised myself that I'd write a review for every book I read this year, but a...
The Giver - Lois Lowry
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January 2014
18
reviewed: Anonymous
First off, thanks to Jason Tanamor for sending me a copy of this novel for review. I will try to be honest about it. Anonymou...
Anonymous - Jason Tanamor
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January 2014
02
reviewed: Coraline
When I was going through my list of to-read books, I found Coraline and decided I wanted it to be my first read for the year,...
Coraline - Neil Gaiman
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December 2013
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December 2013
25
reviewed: Every Day
I kept looking for answers to A's identity. I wanted closure on the matter and I didn't get it. Maybe that's why I wasn't too...
Every Day - David Levithan
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December 2013
24
reviewed: Choke
I was prepared to give this book two to three stars, until I reached the ending. I guess I should have seen it coming, but, n...
Choke - Chuck Palahniuk
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December 2013
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November 2013
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November 2013
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November 2013
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October 2013
27
reviewed: Allegiant (Divergent, Book 3)
I'm still under the influence of the feeling that one usually gets when parting with a well-loved series, so I only have half...
Allegiant  - Veronica Roth
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October 2013
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October 2013
23
reviewed: The Year of Fog
This novel made the possibility of having a child you love disappear without a trace all too real and frightening. That reali...
The Year of Fog - Michelle Richmond
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October 2013
17
reviewed: Go Ask Alice
I find it hard to believe that this is an actual diary. Although quite moving at times, it lacked any substantial depth. It w...
Go Ask Alice - Beatrice Sparks, Anonymous
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October 2013
15
reviewed: The Child Thief: A Novel
Let me breathe for a moment to process this. I may come back to write a semi-decent review that no one will read, but in the ...
The Child Thief - Brom
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October 2013
07
reviewed: Room: A Novel
Because it was narrated by a five-year-old, Room didn't quite provide a full measure of the emotion and insight it had potent...
Room - Emma Donoghue
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September 2013
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September 2013
15
reviewed: Manila Noir (Akashic Noir)
Dark, gritty, wayward, lost, hopeless, but still thriving: that's the world for you, that's Manila.
Manila Noir - Jessica Hagedorn, Gina Apostol
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September 2013
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September 2013
10
reviewed: The God of Small Things
The God of Small Things revolves around the life of an Indian family and how it changed significantly upon the arrival of two...
The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
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September 2013
06
reviewed: Neverwhere: A Novel
Imaginative urban fantasy at its best. Neil Gaiman never disappoints.
Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
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August 2013
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August 2013
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April 2013
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December 2012
01
reviewed: Have a Little Faith: A True Story
Simple, touching, inspiring. The usual Mitch Albom genius piece, except this one's based entirely on the truth. Recommended i...
Have a Little Faith: a True Story - Mitch Albom
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