Jeanette De Jesus’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Jeanette.

Who Am I Without ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

Jeanette De Jesus Jeanette De Jesus said: " After reading Loose Girls: A Memoir of Promiscuity, I searched for a book my mentoring group could read together and came up with this one. It deals with similar issues of self-esteem, relationships with boys, etc. at what I think is a more age appro ...more "


Jeanette's Recent Updates

Jeanette De Jesus is now friends with D.J. Murphy
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
" Cool! I can't wait to find out what you think about it. "
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
" Now,now boys..let's play nice. I want to see more comments related to the books you're reading and your thoughts about them, o.k. "
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
Rate this book
Clear rating
Read it as a bookclub members pick. Probably would not have chosen it myself despite Ann Patchett being such a well-regarded author. However, I found it to be an interesting read. I enjoyed the author's explorationof the humanity of the oppressed and ...more
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
Rate this book
Clear rating
I don't care whether he lied or not. This was a great read...and the bottom line is that many of the things he said happened, could have happened. As someone who has had drug addiction and alcoholism wreak havoc in her family, I found this story to g ...more
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
Rate this book
Clear rating
I read this book with my bookclub and found it to be an alternately sad and troubling story, then at times one filled with hope and courage. The characters are all tied together through need and desperation. The characters begin to unravel their trou ...more
Yo! by Julia Alvarez
Rate this book
Clear rating
Like I said, I read one Julia Alvarez book and I was hooked. Yo! is the hilarious tale of a Dominican writer who uses her family as fodder for her first novel. As a person of hispanic descent I understand how major the issue of airing ones dirty laud ...more
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
Rate this book
Clear rating
Beautifully written book. After having read Julia Alvarez's Before We Were Free with my students, I became obsessed with reading everything she wrote. This book is based on the Mirabal sisters who were symbols of defiance and hope during the dictator ...more
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
Rate this book
Clear rating
Continuation to The Giver, this book delves deeper into the question of utopia and survival of the fitest. Who decides what you net worth is, who decides if you live or die, who decides if you stay or go. It was interesting to use this book to illust ...more
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
by Lois Lowry (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
I read this book with my 6th grade class two years ago and then again recently in order to comment on my current students discussions. I still find this book to have intriguing and exciting characters. The question of utopia is one which rises again ...more
More of Jeanette's books…
154 books | 122 friends

D.J. Mu...
76 books | 811 friends

Amy Wit...
133 books | 35 friends

92 books | 14 friends

Connie C
11 books | 1 friend

15 books | 31 friends

44 books | 15 friends

17 books | 3 friends

More friends…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
0 (0.0%)

0 (0.0%)

0 (0.0%)

3529655 out of 3529655


best streak:

questions added:

Polls voted on by Jeanette

Lists liked by Jeanette