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Signs of Life: A Memoir
3.80
it was ok
at the beginning i enjoyed this book, but after a while, it became kind of one dimensional. She never had any insight into her marriage and her dead h ...more
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Mar 25, 2011
 
Wife 22
3.51
it was ok
i wanted to like this book, I really did - it seemed like my kind of book, a book about marriage, written in a breezy style, with lists and digression ...more
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Aug 14, 2012
 
Contents May Have Shifted
3.52
it was amazing
I didn't want to like this book, because she had so much success for that other book which I wasn't that crazy about, and because it felt as first lik ...more
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Mar 28, 2012
 
Blueprints for Building Better Girls: Fiction
3.57
it was ok
I wanted to like these stories - I had read so many good reviews it's the only new book i have at the moment - but i found them so dark and depressing ...more
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Sep 20, 2011
 
The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
3.58
it was ok
disappointing - at the beginning of the book, the author seems very self-satisfied, and at the end even more pleased with herself for no good reasons ...more
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Feb 27, 2010
 
Middlesex
3.98
it was ok
wow, as much as I liked The Marriage Plot, I couldn't get into this novel. it's one of those sprawling novels where the characters didn't seem quite r ...more
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Feb 29, 2012
 
The Marriage Plot
3.43
it was amazing
what a great readable, elegant,book - Jeffrey Eugenides' answer to Jane Austen....with a little semiotics and manic depression and Mother Theresa thro ...more
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Jan 30, 2012
 
The Bird House
3.62
liked it
they made a big deal in the promotional material for this book about how the main character had dementia, but as I was reading it i just thought she h ...more
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Aug 04, 2011
 
The Thieves of Manhattan
3.58
it was amazing
This is a wonderful, funny, book, especially for writers disillusioned with the current publishing environment. Any book that mocks Jonathan Franzen a ...more
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Jul 22, 2011
 
The Summer Without Men
3.35
it was amazing
i'm giving this five stars since i liked it so much more than i thought i would....i had tried to read her before, and was always disappointed, but i ...more
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Jul 22, 2011
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