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Ricki rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Piece de Resistance by Sandra Byrd
Piece de Resistance (French Twist, #3)
by Sandra Byrd (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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This book was fine while I was reading it, but I was dissatisfied with the ending. I didn't really "feel" anything about this book--I never really connected with Lexi as I had in the first book of the series, and I never felt emotionally invested in ...more
Ricki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Bon Appetit by Sandra Byrd
Bon Appetit (French Twist #2)
by Sandra Byrd (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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Definitely a "middle book." It seemed like not a lot happened or was resolved. Rather than going deeper in developing the characters we already have, we gain a practically all-new cast that Lexi works her Pollyanna-like charms on, making friends with ...more
Ricki rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Let Them Eat Cake by Sandra Byrd
Let Them Eat Cake (French Twist #1)
by Sandra Byrd (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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Reread 2015. This book is still a solid four stars. I thought it was really good and special for what it was (Christian chicklit about baking). If you really liked it you might want to keep reading, but the rest of the series is a little predictable. ...more
Catching Babies by Sheena Byrom
" Hahaha, how many midwives' biographies have you read? Becoming something of a specialist? :) "
The Here and Now by Ann Brashares
" The problem of the "infinity loop" or "self-referencing loop" that you bring up is very nearly unavoidable in any model of time travel wherein the tra ...more "
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The Here and Now by Ann Brashares
" Thanks Jennifer, it's really good to know that someone besides me is thinking about this stuff!! I've read a ton about time travel so I don't get the ...more "
The Here and Now by Ann Brashares
"This book is awesome, minus a few inconsistencies in time-travel theory (see spoilers below). I love Ann Brashares' writing style (absolutely loved the Traveling Pants series) and I love time travel stories. That she would write a time travel stor..." Read more of this review »
Ricki rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Treasure at the Heart of the Tanglewood by Meredith Ann Pierce
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Ricki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
How to Make Stuffed Animals by Sian Keegan
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Good for copying individual patterns if you like the author's style, but has nothing on Stuffed Animals: From Concept to Construction as far as instructions and tips go, especially regarding inventing your own animals. For instance, this author assum ...more
Ricki rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Stuffed Animals by Abigail Patner Glassenberg
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Lots of really good instructions, lots of variety in the types of animals and ways of doing things. For instance, author gives many different ways to attach limbs and explains pros and cons of each way, and shows many different examples of types of e ...more
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