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The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The Secret Life of Bees
by Sue Monk Kidd (Goodreads Author)
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I am not one of those people who keep reading if i am not interested. I found this book slow paced and very uninteresting. What I am surprised about is I enjoyed the movie! Maybe I'm just a Queen Latifa fan. I put this book down after about 20 pages....more
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Beat the Reaper by Josh Bazell
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Possible Side Effects by Augusten Burroughs
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I cheated and listen to an audio book during my 45minute commute. The author read his own book, which made it even better . Burroughs tells short stories from his life that are sometimes as hysterical as his book , Running with Scissors. His story on...more
Marian rated a book 4 of 5 stars
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1)
by Janet Evanovich (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2008
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OK, in a previous review I said that I just couldn't get into the Janet Evanovich character Stephanie Plum. Too bad someone didn't tell me to start at the first book, One for the Money. Without the characters background info, it makes the other books...more
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Our Lady of Pain by Elena Forbes
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This is the 2nd Elena Forbes book I have read. The main characters ( Donovan and Tagliata) are back to solve yet another crime. These characters draw you in without losing sight of their focus, solving the crime. There is no romance in this book (whi...more
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Die with Me by Elena Forbes
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This Crime Fiction book is a page turner. It is set in London and reminds me of the series "Prime Suspect".Spent my spare minutes reading this book. Recommend it to anyone who is a crime/mystery fan. I had read Elena Forbes 2nd book, Our Lady of Pain...more
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"Nothing...i mean Nothing, beats that one..5 stars!! "
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The Case of the Car-Barkaholic Dog by John R. Erickson
The Case of the Car-Barkaholic Dog (Hank the Cowdog, #17)
by John R. Erickson (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: adults and kids
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Although Hank the Cow Dog is a children's story...it's quite humorous for adults. Get the audio version and you'll just laugh your self silly. I've heard several of the audiotapes (my kids like Hank), that we have gotten from the library. It's just p...more
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Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson
Who Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
by Spencer Johnson
recommended for: those who may have difficulty with change
read in January, 2006
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I like reading these self help books. Basically the cheez is what we want (just name it)...the moving of it means getting in a different mind set and embracing change instead of whining, bitching and being the victim....I think 99.9% of the universe...more
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