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The Book of Mom

2.45  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Tate, a stay-at-home mom, is burned out. Can she recover her lost self and regain her passion for life before she goes completely insane? With the help of a good therapist, an insightful friend, and her unfailing sense of humor, she finds balance and authenticity in her role as a modern mom. Funny, inspirational, and thought provoking, this novel embraces the core of mothe ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Nautilus Press (first published 2008)
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Anne
Jun 16, 2010 Anne rated it did not like it
I am not sure what I find most difficult to believe about this book, is it that the author is an ordained minister? or that she is a real mom? or that she's even married? I know! What is most difficult to believe is that this book was published and that I read it.
Suzanne
Ugh. I tried TWICE but I just cannot get into this book! The protagonist is a little too helpless and her friend Katie is a little too Yoda. If my friend told me to "center" myself everytime I was stressed or upset I think I would stop talking to her. I had such high hopes. Sigh.
Erin
Aug 08, 2008 Erin rated it did not like it
Shelves: own, didn-t-finish
I agree 100% with this review by Suzanne:

Ugh, I cannot get into this book! The protagonist is a little too helpless and her friend Katie is a little too Yoda. If my friend told me to "center" myself everytime I was stressed or upset I think I would stop talking to her. It's gonna be tough muddling through this book. And I had such high hopes. Sigh.

I really tried, but just couldn't stay interested long enough to finish. Ugh. The premise seemed good, and I was hopeful when I saw the author doing
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Sryan
May 21, 2008 Sryan rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: moms
Recommended to Sryan by: mom
This laugh out loud, page turner should be on every mom's book shelf! This book is packed with self help tools that inspire and enlight, but most of all work. Who said that kid's do not come with manuals--this is the best thing out there!!
Wendy Moss
May 21, 2008 Wendy Moss rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: moms
Recommended to Wendy by: mom
This is hands down the funniest, most insightful novel on motherhood. I couldn't put it down! Packed with Oprah-like self-help tools, this book is a perfect summer read.
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