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Consuela Consuela said: " I read both books which preceded this book and waited many years for this to come out. I was crushed when Manchester died without completing this. But Paul Reid has risen to the occasion (with Manchester's approval) and I was thrilled to get this for ...more"

 

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Consuela and 66 other people liked Ginny Messina's review of Eat, Pray, Love:
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
"Elizabeth Gilbert is a really good writer but I still had to absolutely slog through to the end of her annoying book. I did so with the faint hope that maybe there would be some last minute clue about all the hype —or that maybe Gilbert would fina..." Read more of this review »
Consuela and 124 other people liked Kira's review of Eat, Pray, Love:
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
"So today I was watching TLC's My Strange Addiction, featuring a woman who had an addiction to using baby wipes. She used up to 500 of them a day, and that adds up to about 4,500,000 wipes since her addiction began.

The woman, Rhia, would use the wi..." Read more of this review »
Consuela and 106 other people liked Denise's review of Eat, Pray, Love:
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
"I just kept thinking wahhhhhh the whole time. Poor woman wants out of her marriage so she leaves.... wahhhh. Poor woman is depressed so she whines wahhhhh. Life is so unfair for the poor woman wahhhh.

Please, poor woman is completely lost so what d..." Read more of this review »
Consuela rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Precious Bane by Mary Webb
Precious Bane
by Mary Webb
recommended to Consuela by: Victoria Campbell
recommended for: everyone
read in March, 2009
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The second time I read this book I loved it even better. It's written in a dialect and at first you think you can't understand but keep going. Soon you will understand it. The main character, Prue, is an amazing woman. She is afflicted with a harelip ...more
Consuela rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis
Dodsworth
by Sinclair Lewis
read in June, 2009
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I've never read anything by Sinclair Lewis, but I read this because I really like the 1936 movie adaptation of this novel. The book is very good. Told from the standpoint of Sam Dodsworth, a 50ish car magnate who has just retired and his younger wife ...more
Consuela rated a book 5 of 5 stars
My Antonia by Willa Cather
My Antonia
by Willa Cather
recommended to Consuela by: Lynne Lawson
recommended for: everyone
read in August, 2009
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How is it that I have I never read this book before? It was wonderful -- there wasn't a wasted page, not even a extraneous paragraph. This is the story of Jim, who is sent to Nebraska as a young boy to live with his grandparents after his parents are ...more
Consuela rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett
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This is a short little gem, but don't be fooled by its simplicity. The story is of a woman who is boarding in a small coastal town in Maine for the summer. She's a writer but takes the time to notice the people of the village. Nothing earthshaking ha ...more
Consuela rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Highest Duty by Chesley B. Sullenberger
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I enjoyed this book. The author makes the case that his miraculous landing of the disabled plane on the Hudson last January was a culmination of a life lived paying attention to what he was doing (especially flying) and carefully following the rules. ...more
Consuela rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Spoken from the Heart by Laura Bush
Spoken from the Heart
by Laura Bush
read in May, 2010
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I really enjoyed this book. I've always like Laura Bush, but I learned a lot more about her in this book. First off, I was very surprised that she did so much as First Lady. She was involved in many projects assisting women and children in Afghanista ...more
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