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Best Kept Secret
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"That one disappointed me - I was already to be there for her - felt sorry for her, and all that. Until I realized what a selfish piece of work she was...more "
"Well, like yeah ... nobody seems to be 'there' for this one.

I'll admit it's not as good as her other books, but surely it's something we can discuss.
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Carly and 57 other people liked Elaine's review of The Lowland:
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
" Very close to a 3. Downgraded to a 2 because Lahiri can do SO much better.

This book was just too chilly for me. Years, decades, generations pass, but people don't grow, change or express themselves- they just keep bitterness, love, sadness, guilt... " Read more of this review »
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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Lowland
by Jhumpa Lahiri
read in April, 2014
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I don't have much to say, really ... I did enjoy the novel, but not as much as the author's other books.
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Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer
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The Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer
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Oh, gawd! More, more, more!

Gotta get into that 3rd novel!

But I gotta admit - it's kinda' predictable.
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A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks
A Bend in the Road
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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
" I know how I felt while reading this book, but why? Why did I constantly want to do anything else but listen? Why near the conclusion did I just listen to get to the end?

This book is set in a small Chechen village in 2004, thus during the Second C... " Read more of this review »
Carly rated a book 3 of 5 stars
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
by Anthony Marra (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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This isn't like me; I normally do not give a book a rating of 3 out of 5. This is simply because if the book rates this, in my opinion, I just don't do the book - fifty pages in and I'm outta here.

But I hung in for this one. Got it on the audio versi...more
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"It was a fast read for me - I couldn't stop listening to it.

It's a book that has you thinking, oh - but this can't be right - things are going to go...more
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2011 Reading Challenge
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Carly has completed her goal of reading 100 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
 
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