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Roseanne Another one I really enjoyed. I got myself a copy of sparks notes to read with it. That makes me feel like a book nerd. lol


Colleen  | 47 comments I honestly don't remember much of this book - I should probably do a re-read, like I did for The Catcher in the Rye, which I enjoyed much more the second time around, probably due to maturity. But there's so many books out there I just really avoid reading books twice, even the really good ones I've loved. GR makes it so much easier to remember all the books I've read.I really wish I would have kept a journal of them all - prior to the internet. :)


Leila Jaafari (leilajaafari) | 1 comments Loved Great Gatsby. I read it when I was in the eighth grade and again as a sophomore in high school and liked the commentary on class distinctions and wealth.


Dawn I'm probably in the minority, but I didn't like this book.


Margie Dawn wrote: "I'm probably in the minority, but I didn't like this book."

I didn't like it either, Dawn. Maybe I should reread it again to make sure, but I think there are too many other books I'm looking forward to than spending time reading this again.


message 7: by Paula (last edited Jun 01, 2018 11:00PM) (new) - rated it 2 stars

Paula Margie wrote: "Dawn wrote: "I'm probably in the minority, but I didn't like this book."

I didn't like it either, Dawn. Maybe I should reread it again to make sure, but I think there are too many other books I'm ..."


I'm always pleasantly surprised (although I shouldn't be) to hear that there are others besides me who didn't like this book. I read it twice to make sure I was sure. I was sure!


Dawn Yea! I'm not alone. Thanks. 😁


Rosemarie I actually enjoyed the book but really disliked most of the characters, except the narrator. I felt sorry for Gatsby because all of the characters were there only because of his wealth.
I am influenced by a writer's style, which is why I like this book. I think Fitzgerald is an excellent writer.


Roseanne I dislike most of the characters even though I liked the book too.


message 11: by Dawn (new) - rated it 2 stars

Dawn I agree none of the characters were likeable.


Parker | 204 comments I didn't like it either.


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Dawn wrote: "I'm probably in the minority, but I didn't like this book."

You're not in the minority. I didn't like it either.


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