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The Dinner by Herman Koch
" We just watched the movie which takes liberties with the plot. Most puzzling of all was giving Serge a second wife, not the mother of his children. An ...more "
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The Troubled Man by Henning Mankell
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George and Lizzie by Nancy Pearl
George and Lizzie
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So I did finish out of respect for Nancy’s valiant effort at taking everything she knows about good fiction and writing a novel of her own. Plus knowing that she won’t be able to slip it under the door (of her devotees’ reading world). We are going t ...more
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George and Lizzie by Nancy Pearl
"Abandoned after 60 pages. I just couldn't get into the whole "Great Game" premise -- which is a very odd plot device to build a story on, and probably nothing that a human girl would actually do. And I'm no prude. I just found the whole thing a li..." Read more of this review »
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An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by P.D. James
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The Yellow Envelope by Kim Dinan
" Ditto. Plus your review doesn’t read like an exhaustive book report. There must be other Goodreaders who find a play-by-play tedious and unnecessary. ...more "
The Yellow Envelope by Kim Dinan
"I really, really, really wanted to like this book, and there were definitely aspects of it that I did enjoy. The stories of Kim's adventures in various countries and the people she met on her journey were entertaining and often inspirational. The..." Read more of this review »
The Yellow Envelope by Kim Dinan
"Gah, my feelings on this are SO mixed!

I haven't read anything previously by this author, so I went in with no knowledge about how it was going to turn out. I'm an avid traveler who would love to travel the world someday, but so far it's been "lim..." Read more of this review »
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
" I agree with your view on the adoptive parent issue and maybe take it a too bit personally. You might want to read my 3-Star review. I’m surprised at ...more "
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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Little Fires Everywhere
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The main story line was interesting enough; mainly the everyday lives of the children. I had major problems with the whole Chinese baby adoption issue which I guess was the touchstone; especially the righteousness of the Chinese-American lawyer and t ...more
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Kill a cardinal? Divide your country? Split the church? 'Seems extravagant,' Chapuys murmurs.”
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