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The Giving Tree
4.38
it was amazing
my son recently confessed that the reason he asked me to read this to him so often was because he knew it was guaranteed to make me cry, and he enjoye ...more
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Another You
3.41
it was ok
Beattie has changed--which I suppose is human and inevitable; however, the writing in Another You was not the spare, sharp, insightful prose I remembe ...more
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Jun 21, 2007
 
Anna's Book
4.00
really liked it
wait--did she publish this as Barbara Vine or Ruth Rendell? I've listed both! either incarnation, she creates wonderful atomospheres of anxiety and me ...more
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Jun 21, 2007
 
Never Let Me Go
3.80
really liked it
I know people gave this mixed reviews, but I liked it very much. couldn't help but take the situation as a metaphor for how we might live normal life, ...more
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Jun 21, 2007
 
The Sea
3.49
liked it
too much ominous build-up for little ultimate outcome, in my opinion. banville can create atmosphere, I'll give him that~
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Jun 25, 2007
 
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
4.22
really liked it
if I had a nickel for every English teacher who read the chapter "shitty first drafts" to his or her class....
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The Chocolate War (Chocolate War, #1)
3.48
liked it
excellent--if very dark--theme, but the violence was a bit much for my taste. preferred I Am the Cheese.
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Forgive the Moon
3.45
it was amazing
I wrote this book and would love any and all feedback from readers. thanks!
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Peyton Place
3.73
really liked it
stole it off my aunt's bookshelf when I was twelve. man, did I learn things!
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The Opposite Shore
3.32
it was amazing
I wrote this book and would love to receive comments from readers. thanks.
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The Gashlycrumb Tinies (The Vinegar Works #1)
4.24
it was amazing
Gorey was a genius. Funny, brilliant, a bit morbid--a true original.
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Jun 21, 2007
 
Asylum
3.72
it was amazing
I'm a sucker for sex, murder, insanity, art and unreliable narrators.
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Jun 25, 2007
 
The Griffin & Sabine Trilogy
4.36
it was amazing
beautifully produced and irresistably romantic. great gift.
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Loretta Mason Potts
4.12
it was amazing
read this over 40 years ago and it stayed with me.
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Green Eggs and Ham
4.29
it was amazing
will outlive all ham, green or otherwise.
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The Opposite Shore
3.32
it was amazing
mass market edition of my book.
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Life of Pi
3.88
really liked it
utterly charming novel.
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Horton Hears a Who!
4.16
it was amazing
one of Seuss's most endearing
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Bridge to Terabithia
3.97
really liked it
don't see the movie--read it
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
3.99
really liked it
highly original
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The Ghost Writer
3.81
really liked it
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The Complete Poems
4.28
really liked it
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Bastard Out of Carolina
4.08
really liked it
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Jun 22, 2007
 
The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals
4.04
it was amazing
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Jun 21, 2007
 
Fortune's Rocks
3.86
really liked it
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Jun 22, 2007
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.72
it was amazing
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The Best American Short Stories of the Century
4.13
really liked it
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Jun 25, 2007
 
Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable
4.28
really liked it
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Because They Wanted To
3.92
it was amazing
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Rebecca
4.20
really liked it
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Jun 21, 2007
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