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Falling into Place by Amy Zhang
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The Vow by Jessica Martinez
The Vow
by Jessica Martinez (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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This is the first novel in a while that I can say I liked. Did I love it? No. It was somewhat predictable. Mo loses his immigration status when his father loses his job and loses his work visa. The prospect of losing her best friend is too much for A...more
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Working Stiff by Judy Melinek
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Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover
Ugly Love
by Colleen Hoover (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Meh. Barnes and Noble recommended this book to me for my nook selections. (Why? Who is the mysterious person who obviously doesn't have any idea of what I would like to read???) Honestly, I didn't know whether I wanted to admire the main female chara...more
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Somebody Up There Hates You by Hollis Seamon
Somebody Up There Hates You
by Hollis Seamon (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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This book had me hooked from the very first two sentences. "I shit you not. Hey, I'm totally reliable, sweartogod." I don't know why, but it sucked me in and there I stayed until I was forced to go to bed by drooping eyelids and a foggy mind. But, as...more
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Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead
Seating Arrangements
by Maggie Shipstead
read in August, 2014
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I don't usually do this, but I am writing my review even though I have not finished the book. Would you like to know why? Because I have absolutely no intention of finishing the book. What an utter waste of my time. I am more than half way through th...more
Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead
"This debut novel is a satirical look at a wedding weekend among the well-bred and well-educated WASP population. Set on the small New England island of Waskeke, the wedding weekend plays out in all of its glory. The bride is seven months pregnant,..." Read more of this review »
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J.K. Rowling has written about an adult Harry Potter in her latest post for her site, Pottermore--but it's not the full-length sequel that fans crave. What favorite character would you most like to read about again in a comeback novel? Vote or write...more

She voted for: Mr. Darcy
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Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich
Big Girl Panties
by Stephanie Evanovich (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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The blurbs about this book were all good and, frankly, somewhat appealing. I've been reading some rather heavy books, feeling a little depressed and wanted something light-hearted and funny. The heroine of this book is darling. A recent widow she has...more
Samantha and 9 other people liked El's review of The Magus:
The Magus by John Fowles
"This is a book about what happens when someone has too much time and money on his hands. Shit gets real, yo.

Really it's about a 25-year-old British guy, Nicholas Urfe, who is somewhat of a douche, but then aren't most 25-year-old boys men douches?..." Read more of this review »
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