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it was ok
I had high hopes for such a compelling plot, but I was ultimately disappointed. The structure was appealing: chapters are the voices of alternating ch ...more
Nov 30, 2008
Dec 01, 2008
The History of Love
really liked it
I definitely wondered where the author was going at different points with her various story lines, and I have to admit I was mildly confused a couple ...more
Nov 19, 2008
Nov 19, 2008
Rosanna of the Amish
it was amazing
I picked this book up when we visited Amish country in PA on a family vacation. I was probably in fifth grade when I read it, and it was one of my top ...more
Jan 1987
Jul 15, 2008
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
really liked it
I read half of this book before going on vacation to the Dominican Republic and the other half while I was in the DR, so it made reading this story ev ...more
Dec 27, 2008
Jan 06, 2009
The Rapture of Canaan
really liked it
I read this book in one sitting on a long bus ride and felt very lucky that I found it on a free book rack. It is definitely captivating, and I didn't ...more
Mar 11, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
The Secret Life of Bees
it was amazing
I put off reading this book for so long because I thought I knew the whole story since so many of my students had done outside reading reports on TSLO ...more
Dec 06, 2008
Dec 07, 2008
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
really liked it
**spoiler alert** This book was beautifully written, but you may need to be somewhat of an animal lover (which I am) to thoroughly enjoy it. If you ar ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 06, 2009
Mulberry Park
it was ok
This is a sweet, Christian religion toned story that holds no surprises, but is a nice quick read that can give you hope... in the same way that an ep ...more
Jan 28, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
I am Charlotte Simmons
really liked it
If you are about send your child away to college, do not read this book because it will scare you half to death. If you have enough distance from coll ...more
Feb 24, 2008
Mar 02, 2008
The Skin I'm In
liked it
We are teaching this book in 7th grade. It is perfect for the urban population at our school and sends an important message.
Aug 28, 2009
Sep 11, 2009
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