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The Secret of Everything by Barbara O'Neal
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Mar 29, 10

Read from March 24 to 29, 2010

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I didn't love this book because I was either annoyed by the characters or ambivalent about them. The plot pretty much lost me at the mention of hippies and a commune. Also, Sam's mention of evil spirits in Los Ladrones (misspelled on the back cover--hilarious) is glossed over. There is one evil spirit, which he would know nothing about.

Vince's mother needs a whack upside her head. Who doesn't buy a kid an apple, especially when she's begging for one and said adult thinks that the kid is fat? Geez.

The two stars are actally for the ending. It's predictable and typical chick lit.
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Reading Progress

03/25/2010 page 30
7.79% "Like Her first novel, this one includes recipes, including one for oatmeal. Oatmeal...come on, now..."
03/26/2010 page 82
21.3% "I almost forgot to mention there are a few mixed metaphors and the passive voice is sometimes irritating."

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