Topper's Books

Books reviewed by a bibliophile scientist

Coyote Blue

Hi guys! Long time, no post - but I’m finally getting back into the swing of things.

Coyote Blue

Hi guys! Long time, no post - but I’m finally getting back into the swing of things.

American Savage

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by: Dan Savage

Dan Savage is the author of “Seattle’s Only Advice Column”, Savage Love, which focuses on questions about relationships love, sex, and more sex.  I have a secret addiction to advice columns, and his is one of my absolute favorites, from the wacky questions he tackles to his favorite piece of advice – DTMFA (dump the motherfucker already.) He’s not the type to wrap hard messages in…

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Waiting on You

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 by: Kristan Higgins

I picked up this romance novel at Rite Aid a week or so ago (along with ice cream and pop chips; it was not a good day) on the recommendation of two of my favorite authors, Eloisa James and Julia Quinn.  With a double whammy, how can you go wrong?

And I didn’t.  While not my favorite romance novel ever, it was probably the best one from a new author I’ve picked up in a long,…

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Corpus Christi

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by: Bret Anthony Johnston

Corpus Christi: Stories is a collection of short stories, which I’m going to be upfront about and say – not my favorite form of literature.  While I enjoyed this book and have a mostly positive review, and Johnston is certainly an amazing writer, I do think some of my less favorable remarks are influenced by the fact that I don’t particularly care for short stories.

And…

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My Prize!!!

                 I mentioned in my last post that I won a super cool prize from my favorite blogger, Ensis, of…

My Prize!!!

                 I mentioned in my last post that I won a super cool prize from my favorite blogger, Ensis, of…

Enchanted

by: Alethea Kontis Blog note: I won a contest over at Ensis Reads, formally Don’t Read!

Enchanted

by: Alethea Kontis Blog note: I won a contest over at Ensis Reads, formally Don’t Read!

Mistress: A History of the Other Womanby: Elizabeth Abbott
I was really excited when I found this book.  A history of mistresses –…View Post
Feminist Sundays!
Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a…
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I Shall Wear Midnightby: Terry Pratchett
Ah, two Pratchett novels in less than 7 days! My mom got them for me for…View Post

My Corner Couch!

My stuff has arrived – my furniture and nice clothes and books.  All my books! (My shoes and pots and pans are still chilling in Texas, waiting to be shipped.)

I’m so excited! First of all, for my books – I’ve been running out of things to read and…

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