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Leigh Stein

3.18 of 5 Votes: 1
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Dispatch from the Future: Poems (2012)
3.67 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: What did I just read? Poetry, this book is trying to tell me to which I respond: REALLY?? This is poetry?? Well, in any case it's bad poetry and it's an hour of my life that I will never get back. I guess I can live with that. What I can't live with is this incessant need to be o...
The Fallback Plan (2012)
3.08 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I heard about Stein through a link someone posted to Facebook about modern poets to watch. My library didn't have any of her poetry, but did have this slight, engaging novel. While I adored the homage to many favorite children's books, I failed to identify with the 20-something, ...
What We Do When You're Not Here (2012)
3.07 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Ugh. Really not my cup of tea; I despised the main character and all of her actions. It makes me feel like a bad person when I find myself hoping that the main character will kill themselves at the end, but there you go. Don't be a bad person, don't read this book. Go read someth...
Fallback Plan (2012)
3.07 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I thought this book was going to be quirky and fun with some touching moments, but it ended up sort of exemplifying what I don't like about a lot of the Gen Y contemporary fiction out there. There are just a lot of characters who drift through life, smoking pot and refusing to t...
Un Plan de Evasion (2013)
3.07 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I loved this book. Esther has just graduated and has no ambition, a mild drug habit, and the adorable slightly depressed artistic view of life. She is depressingly delightful as she hopes to catch some illness that will allow her to live in nothingness forever, but without anyt...
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