Category: Book Review

Jul 02

Book Review: Red Glove

Red Glove by Holly Black I absolutely adored the first of this series, WHITE CAT. In fact, I thought it was one of the best books I read the whole year. I bought this one in hardcover before I even read it–something I rarely do. When you read a book that knocks it out of …

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Jun 30

Book Review: Clash of Kings

A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin It’s been many years since I read a 1000 page book in two days, so that tells you something of how I enjoyed this novel. GRRM really knows how to make a person care about characters. Some of the characters I adore, such as Daenerys and Arya. …

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Jun 27

Book Review: Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin For the first time in my life, I actually read a book because of the television show it was based off of instead of the other way around. I’d resisted reading this series for a long time, one because it is high fantasy, and two because my …

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Jun 21

Book Review: Sleepwalk With Me

Sleepwalk with Me: and Other Painfully True Stories by Mike Birbiglia Mike Birbiglia is a funny guy. I’ve heard him on “This American Life” a couple of times, and he’s a great comedian. He manages to make me laugh without resorting to racism, misogyny, or a surfiet of swear words, unlike many comedians. So when …

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Jun 10

Book Review: Microserfs

Microserfs by Douglas Coupland This book is lauded as the zeitgeist manifesto of Generation X, and to some extent, that’s true. It takes place in the mid-nineties, in Redmond, WA and Silicon Valley, and if you lived through that time (and especially if you were in your early twenties in that time) Microserfs will hit …

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