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Benny & Shrimp
3.33
It's rare that I come across a novel that I can't find fault with. Benny & Shrimp happens to be one of those rare books.

Mazetti has a way of holdi...more
Sep 11, 2009
Jul 13, 2009
 
The Year of Pleasures
3.66
Elizabeth Berg writes like she is your girlfriend and she is telling you the story about someone she knows and cares greatly about.

As with all of her...more
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Feb 28, 2009
 
Goldengrove
3.26
Let me start by saying that Francine Prose's Goldengrove is a beautifully written, thoughtful novel. It's part bildungsroman, part grief story, and al...more
Sep 23, 2009
Nov 21, 2008
 
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden
3.61
I really enjoyed The Vanishing of Katharina Linden. It's a book to savour. The story is narrated by an older Pia so the vocabulary and style is more m...more
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Apr 07, 2010
 
My Name Is Memory
3.70
I've been a fan of Ann Brashares's work since I first picked up The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants when I was fourteen years old. I've read everyt...more
Apr 22, 2010
Dec 19, 2009
 
Going Down
3.33
One of my favorite things to do in my downtime is to peruse the shelves of my friends on Goodreads. That's how I made the decision to order this one o...more
Feb 27, 2009
Feb 18, 2009
 
College Girl
2.94
As someone currently finishing up their college experience, I think that I can speak with authority when I say that this is one of the most true-to-li...more
Jan 26, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
 
Backseat Saints
3.81
Jackson’s tale is filled with the walking wounded whose lives are littered with bad choices. The harsh truth of domestic violence will be hauntingly f...more
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May 24, 2010
 
Love Walked In
3.68
I cried like a baby and anyone that knows me would know just how big of a deal that is.
Feb 15, 2009
Jan 31, 2009
 
Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self
3.84
The stories in Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self are original and thought provoking. I especially enjoyed "Virgins" and "Snakes". I'm not big re...more
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Aug 17, 2010
 
The Lost Flamingoes of Bombay
3.24
Some of Shanghvi’s resolutions are too simplistic but I found myself captivated regardless. This is mostly due to Shanghvi’s magnificent prose. Full r...more
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Aug 22, 2010
 
Precious
3.41
Well written, often heavy and with some really touching moments but I was never really able to connect with the story or characters. Full review TK.
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Aug 17, 2010
 
A Model Summer
3.31
I enjoyed the first two thirds or so of this novel. The ending was another story however. It felt like the author just stopped, it was so incomplete a...more
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Nov 21, 2008
 
The Girls from the Revolutionary Cantina: A Novel
3.59
A drama-filled and insightful portrait of friendship with a great sense of humor and memorable characters. Full review TK.
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Jun 10, 2010
 
The Good Father
3.92
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May 01, 2012
 
The Enchantress of Florence
3.52
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Nov 21, 2008
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
3.98
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Nov 21, 2008
 
On Beauty
3.61
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Nov 21, 2008
 
A Map of Home
3.69
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Nov 21, 2008
 
The Bonfire of the Vanities
3.75
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Nov 21, 2008
 
The House of the Spirits
4.16
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Nov 21, 2008
 
Like Water for Chocolate
3.91
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Nov 21, 2008
 
Swift as Desire
3.56
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Nov 21, 2008
 
House on Mango Street
3.49
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Nov 21, 2008
 
The Namesake
3.92
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Nov 21, 2008
 
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
4.10
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Nov 21, 2008
 
The Bluest Eye
3.95
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Nov 21, 2008
 
Elements of Style
3.00
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Nov 22, 2008
 
The Coldest Winter Ever
4.43
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Nov 22, 2008
 
The Diary of a Young Girl
4.06
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Nov 24, 2008
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