Category Archives for Book Reviews

Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky My rating: 3 of 5 stars I wanted to like this book a lot more than I did. Not the least of which because it seems to be attempting to do … Continue reading

29. September 2012 by Greg
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Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver My rating: 3 of 5 stars Four stars for Kingsolver’s writing and optimism. Two stars for the fact that I still walked away from this book depressed. I would say that Kingsolver comes across … Continue reading

10. September 2012 by Greg
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Review: Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness by Scott Jurek My rating: 3 of 5 stars It’s no Born to Run, but makes a good complement. If you’ve read Born to Run and found the descriptions of Scott … Continue reading

24. August 2012 by Greg
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Review: Eat Me: The Food and Philosophy of Kenny Shopsin

Eat Me: The Food and Philosophy of Kenny Shopsin by Kenny Shopsin My rating: 5 of 5 stars A good friend took me to Shopsin’s General Store for breakfast back in late 2007 when I was visiting NYC. I knew … Continue reading

31. July 2012 by Greg
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Review: Deadpool: Dark Reign

Deadpool: Dark Reign by Daniel Way My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a rare occasion. Deadpool: Dark Reign really didn’t bring really anything special in terms of plot, newness, depth, twists, etc. It wasn’t a Watchmen or a … Continue reading

28. July 2012 by Greg
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Review: Sailor & Lula: The Complete Novels

Sailor & Lula: The Complete Novels by Barry Gifford My rating: 4 of 5 stars Lordy, this book took me a long time. I had to move it in and out of my top “currently reading” spot several times, even … Continue reading

20. June 2012 by Greg
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