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Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo
" This one is tricky to rate and review. How do I judge it? By its message, its prose, its story-telling? If it were either of the latter two, then this rating would be a good bit lower. However, the author wasn't attempting literary genius; he just... " Read more of this review »
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
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Since I've been receiving a lot of cyber bullies and hate messages, I’m going to clarify few things.

-Firstly, this is a negative review of the book and it has got a lot of potential to infuriate the fans. If you think that you... " Read more of this review »
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" I often find that I'm disappointed by mega bestsellers, but I'm so glad to say THE FAULT IN OUR STARS lived up to the hype. My husband often questions why I read so many "sad" books. I think it's because witnessing the bleakness of others' lives (... " Read more of this review »
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
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I was pretty underwhelmed by this book. At first, I gave it 4 stars simply because it kept me up late reading and I was mad when I couldn’t finish it because I had to go to bed (and I’m 39). But then, after I finished it and got some distance from it...more
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Dear Life: Stories
Dear Life: Stories
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Dear Life by Alice Munro
" I had never read any Alice Munro, and I find it's difficult to say anything sensible about her. Obviously, the stories are very good. (She just won the Nobel Prize. Duh). But what's most impressive is that she doesn't seem to be doing anything in... " Read more of this review »
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green (Goodreads Author)
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I was pretty underwhelmed by this book. At first, I gave it 4 stars simply because it kept me up late reading and I was mad when I couldn’t finish it because I had to go to bed (and I’m 39). But then, after I finished it and got some distance from it...more
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Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett
Patron Saint of Liars
by Ann Patchett
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I have mixed feelings about this book. Some things about it were quite lovely, but there were other things about it that didn't work for me, and overall it felt unfinished.

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Patchett's writing can be very beautiful and evocative. R...more
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