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Linda rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Overwhelmed by Brigid Schulte
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This was a very interesting book. At times, the book got too detailed for me and I felt like certain sections would have been better summed up in a brief article, but overall it's an informative read. I especially enjoyed the discussion of how our so...more
Linda rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Landline
by Rainbow Rowell (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Like Eleanor & Park and Attachments, Landline is charming and quirky and fun.
Linda rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck by Amy Alkon
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This book had some good advice for how to handle impolite people and awkward situations in the modern age. I liked the author's use of scientific or psychological research to substantiate some of her points...that's something not often found in "mann...more
Linda rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Eleanor & Park
by Rainbow Rowell (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Eleanor and Park is meant for the YA audience but I was interested in reading it because it got such great reviews from adults too. Very sweet, moving story full of teenage love, angst, and awkwardness.
Linda rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Arsonist by Sue Miller
The Arsonist
by Sue Miller
read in July, 2014
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I really like Sue Miller's writing and thought The Arsonist was very well done. Interesting characters in thought-provoking situations. Part of me wishes certain plot lines were wrapped up more neatly/fully (I was waiting for a big reveal!), but over...more
Linda rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Astor Orphan by Alexandra Aldrich
The Astor Orphan: A Memoir
by Alexandra Aldrich (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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Linda rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Snow Queen by Michael Cunningham
The Snow Queen
by Michael Cunningham (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I love Michael Cunningham's writing but I didn't love the story of The Snow Queen quite as much as some of his other books. It's beautifully told and I have a constant appreciation for how lovely and rich his writing is. The plot itself didn't win me...more
Linda rated a book 4 of 5 stars
You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz
You Should Have Known
by Jean Hanff Korelitz (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I had never heard of this book but found it on the "Your Lucky Day" shelf at my library. I've really come to trust the librarian recommendations on that shelf and this was no exception. Loved this book and didn't want to put it down.
Linda rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes
The Girl You Left Behind
by Jojo Moyes (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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Linda rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
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A charming book that had me rooting for the protagonist the whole way. I liked the book all along, but it really picks up about half-way through and is a fun read.
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