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Wedlocked by Bonnie Trachtenberg
Wedlocked
by Bonnie Trachtenberg (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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Read for the express purpose of killing time before baby arrives. Nothing great.
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The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand
The Rumor
by Elin Hilderbrand (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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Average, run of the mill beach read. Good for a bit of an escape but overall, nothing inspired. Glad to have read it while trying to relax and do a little pre-baby self care, because I could easily be transported to this other, kind of weird, world
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The Rumor
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The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman
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Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be by Frank Bruni
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At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen
At the Water's Edge
by Sara Gruen (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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I completely agree with the other reviewers that things tied up fairly fast and neat in this book, but I really did enjoy it. (And also... doesn't Water for Elephants tie up pretty quickly? Maybe it's the writer's style). I thought the character deve ...more
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How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway
How to Be an American Housewife
by Margaret Dilloway (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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Have been wanting to read this forever and then... It fell flat. Big time. Super disappointed.
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Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
Funny Girl
by Nick Hornby
read in May, 2015
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Snoozy. Too many characters to care about and pretty much no advanced growth from any... At least nothing that was accurately reflected upon. Never read Hornby before but I'm not racing to start anything now.
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The Precious One by Marisa de los Santos
The Precious One: A Novel
by Marisa de los Santos (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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I probably would have only given this 3.5 stars, if possible. The story was a bit all over the place, and the voice of Willow was, at times, so contrived (which is a pity, because I did like her transformation/story very much). Probably the weakest o ...more
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