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Amy Amy said: " I'm teaching this. It's hilarious, and it's a grammar guide. It's illustrated and bawdy. If you teach writing and want to do anything with grammar, check out this book. "

 
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The Empty House by Nathan Oates
The Empty House
by Nathan Oates (Goodreads Author)
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The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
" Does the book come with the DVD? It's helpful to see him doing the swaddling & shushing thing, which worked with S for about one week. Still, it w ...more "
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Lightning Field by Dana Spiotta
Lightning Field
by Dana Spiotta (Goodreads Author)
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Spiotta's good, but this was no Eat the Document, which I loved. A story of three (though one gets less treatment) women in contemporary LA. I enjoyed it while I was reading it, in part because the two primary women are a little more aggressive (with ...more
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The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
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I cried a lot and laughed some too and didn't want to put it down. Joan Didion's story of the year after her husband died-- though it meanders through much more of their life than that-- during which her daughter almost dies too. It's such a remarkab ...more
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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
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My mother-in-law suggested I read this book and man was she right. Such a fun story of the second wife arriving at the big house, feeling haunted by the first wife, her legacy. Perfectly paced and creepy; familiar and also satisfyingly surprising.
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Prospect Park West by Amy Sohn
Prospect Park West
by Amy Sohn (Goodreads Author)
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Another trashy summer read. I liked this book because it's chockfull of Brooklyn Mom details and Park Slope (the new neighborhood) names. But really there are a lot of problems with it-- cartoonish, disrespected characters; mediocre writing. I wouldn ...more
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One Day by David Nicholls
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OK, this is light summer reading, a la Nick Hornby, but man was it fun. I couldn't put it down. A perfect beach book, or, in my case, avoid-the-work-of-moving book. I didn't love a big plot choice the author made at the end-- I was reminded of a crap ...more
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