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Amy and Isabelle
3.64
An amazing read! Takes place around the early 1970s, but reads as if it were today. Isabelle is a single mom raising 16 year old Amy in a small, gossi...more
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Dec 17, 2008
 
Irish Girls about Town
3.61
I was looking forward to fun romps through girl power and instead I got 16 stories about how to get a man, why you must have a man, men who suck but y...more
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Dec 17, 2008
 
The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters
3.30
More Chick Lit. This one follows some of the major Chick Lit themes: cancer, sisters, relationships, career, kids, marriage…

There were some clichéd th...more
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Jan 31, 2012
 
Kiss My Tiara: How to Rule the World as a SmartMouth Goddess
3.59
Gilman is amazing. She tackles everything women go through and does it with humor and beautifully crafted sentences. While I was laughing, I found mys...more
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Dec 17, 2008
 
The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
3.43
I’m not a fan of mystery and I don’t like ghost stories, but I read this book straight through, staying up until 3 AM because I needed to know what ha...more
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May 04, 2009
 
The Nobodies Album
3.65
Octavia Frost, bestselling novelist, is submitting a game changing book. Authors talk about things they wish they'd done with their books and how it's...more
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Dec 27, 2010
 
The Family Man
3.49
It took me a while to figure out why I liked this book so much.

The characters are so over the top and the story is so far-fetched that I kept thinking...more
Jul 24, 2009
May 27, 2009
 
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)
4.02
There are LOTS of swears in this review. You've been warned.

I don’t have a problem with Chick Lit. I sometimes enjoy a fluff book. There are times I w...more
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Nov 16, 2009
 
Made in the U.S.A.
3.64
I was so disappointed with this. I loved Where the Heart Is and have reread it and seen the movie enough times to be embarrassed. Shoot the Moon and T...more
Sep 13, 2010
Oct 08, 2009
 
The Girl Who Chased the Moon
3.98
This is a classic beach read.

I started it at bedtime, realized it was a quick read and stayed up to finish. I think it took me about two hours. I woul...more
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Mar 11, 2010
 
Gonzalez and Daughter Trucking Co.: A Road Novel with Literary License
3.81
I love books that have you completely pulled in by the end of the first page. I've only spent about 25 minutes with the characters and I can't wait to...more
Sep 23, 2008
Sep 19, 2008
 
We Were the Mulvaneys
3.64
Watching a strong, loving family slowly unravel is torture, especially knowing that none of them have any idea how to stop it. As a reader, things see...more
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Oct 09, 2008
 
The Next Thing on My List
3.45
Yet another book I grabbed because I liked the cover.

***

I burned through the first half last night. It's total chick-lit and a fun read. It's pretty o...more
Oct 26, 2008
Oct 22, 2008
 
The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club: True Tales from a Magnificent and Clumsy Life
3.92
Not my favorite set of memoirs, but there are some funny stories in here.

It is one of my favorite covers though!
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Dec 17, 2008
 
While I Was Gone
3.63
This book scared the hell out of me because of Miller's realistic writing. The characters were believable and the plot was incredibly well planned.
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Dec 12, 2008
 
Little Earthquakes
3.74
I love when chick lit is well written. I'll have to check out her other books.
Oct 04, 2009
Oct 05, 2009
 
The Hazards of Sleeping Alone
3.03
A quick chick lit read from Mom's point of view.
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Dec 17, 2008
 
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
4.22
Great movie, great book.
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Dec 17, 2008
 
Bleachy-Haired Honky Bitch: Tales from a Bad Neighborhood
3.69
Each chapter is a moment from Gillespie's life. Like any memoir, there's a lot of hit or miss. Some of the stories drove me crazy because she'd start...more
Dec 12, 2008
Nov 05, 2008
 
Some Days There's Pie: A Novel
3.32
If you like Billie Letts' work (Where the Heart Is; The Honk and Holler Opening Soon) you'll like this. I really enjoyed the juxtaposition of the two...more
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Dec 17, 2008
 
The Hundred Secret Senses
3.94
I love Amy Tan so much. Unfortunately this meant I stayed up until almost 3 AM last night so I could finish. I'm not sure how I feel about the ending;...more
Oct 22, 2008
Oct 09, 2008
 
Where the Heart Is
3.96
I really like the movie as a fun weekend afternoon lazy day watch. The book is much better and more painful. It's one I've read over and over, mostly...more
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Oct 09, 2008
 
Biting the Apple
2.80
This was a random pick while I was at the library. I'm loving it and only have about 20 pages left. I really like books that switch point of view for...more
Sep 23, 2008
Aug 28, 2008
 
White Oleander
3.88
The movie sucks compared to the book. It's another one I've read and re-read, mainly because it has beautifully crafted sentences that beg to be read...more
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Oct 09, 2008
 
The Dogs of Babel
3.53
This is one of my favorites. It's the type of story that stays with you long after you've finished it.
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Oct 09, 2008
 
Midwives
3.93
One of my favorite final sentences of all time.
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Oct 09, 2008
 
The Man of My Dreams
3.15
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Nov 05, 2008
 
The Tenth Circle
3.44
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Oct 09, 2008
 
The Kitchen God's Wife
3.93
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Oct 09, 2008
 
The Joy Luck Club
3.86
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Oct 09, 2008
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