Monthly Archives: June 2013

No Help to Me

I hate to give a generally well-written book a poor review, but Help, Thanks, Wow simply wasn’t for me. I admire Lamott’s openness about her own brokenness–although it does make any criticism I level at the book feel like I’m … Continue reading

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Other Stories

A quick and pleasant read from the team behind Firefly. The story and the characters were faithful to the show, and enjoyable as such. The last story was different from the others, and I didn’t really get what was going … Continue reading

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Amazing Read!

  Now THIS is what young adult dystopian writing should be like. Go read this book now! Rootless was amazing, perhaps all the more so by comparison because I started it in the middle of limping through a lackluster book … Continue reading

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Only Partially Enjoyable

Thank God I’m finished with this book! I listened to Partials on audio, and it felt absolutely interminable. The woman reading the book did a decent job, and the plot was action-packed and fast moving. But I found Kira to … Continue reading

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