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The Gift of an Ordinary Day by Katrina Kenison
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Sep 28, 2009

it was ok
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Read in October, 2009

I didn't love this book... I felt like there were some great insights and thoughts, but I also felt that it was way too long and that she rambled a bit. She would make the same point over and over using different words or thoughts... honestly, it was like reading an insanely long blog post. There was a story line hidden in the meandering thoughts, but it was hard to keep track of as she jumped from past to present so often.
There were some good things. But not enough for me to like the book or to read it again.
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message 1: by Tanya (new) - added it

Tanya Yes!!! She was so whiney and rambled on and one - I has to give it a rest.


message 2: by C (new) - rated it 2 stars

C L Agreed.


message 3: by Melanie (new)

Melanie Thank you! I'm glad I don't need to waste my time on this.


Sindee Totally agree! There were some real moments, but I kept on putting the book down for another.


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