jenniferyoung

Today
September
26
2011
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reviewed: The Almost Moon
Have to admit - SO DISAPPOINTING! It was tough to get through with all the bouncing around, and truth be told, the book coul...
The Almost Moon - Alice Sebold
reviewed: The Swallows of Kabul
Hm. It was a little slow and going through it until right at the end, and then you're left with the 'what the ...?' feeling ...
The Swallows of Kabul - Yasmina Khadra
reviewed: Heave
This was another one that bounced around a lot I found. It took me my whole two week vacation to get through, and at the end...
Heave - Christy Ann Conlin
reviewed: Lake of the Prairies by Cariou, Warren published by Doubleday of Canada Paperback
It was okay. Felt like a Grandpa was telling the story which was nice. A relaxing read, but not a page turner.
Lake of the Prairies by Cariou, Warren published by Doubleday of Canada Paperback - N/A- -N/A-
reviewed: River, Cross My Heart (Oprah's Book Club)
It was okay ... sad beginning which caught you right away and made me want to read all the way through hoping for a similar s...
River, Cross My Heart (Oprah's Book Club) - Breena Clarke
reviewed: Bitter is the New Black : Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass,Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office
Absolutely LOVED it! Hilarious throughout and well worth the out loud chuckles while reading at the gym.
Bitter is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office - Jen Lancaster
reviewed: Obama: The Postmodern Coup - Making of a Manchurian Candidate
Real and honest portrait. Went into the book wondering if I would vote for him if given the opportunity, and came out thinki...
Obama: The Postmodern Coup - Making of a Manchurian Candidate - Webster Griffin Tarpley, Bruce Marshall, Jonathan Mowat
reviewed: The Last Summer (of You and Me)
Very quick read which made me both laugh and cry! Loved the characters, and the intensity of the story between them.
The Last Summer (of You and Me) - Ann Brashares
reviewed: The Birth House: A Novel (P.S.)
Loved it, loved it! Definitely gives you the insight in the difference between midwifery and modern medicine and how times h...
The Birth House: A Novel (P.S.) - Ami McKay
reviewed: The Tracey Fragments
Confusing, interesting, fast-paced read. But I'm left confused in some areas ... so hoping as other reviewers have noted, th...
The Tracey Fragments - Maureen Medved
reviewed: The Office of Desire
I have a rule; if I'm not interested within 50 pages, it's not worth finishing (I read too much for work as it is - the novel...
The Office of Desire - Martha Moody
reviewed: The Secret Life of Bees
Loved, loved, loved it! Movie was good too (but book always better).
The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd
reviewed: The God of Small Things
Based on a friend's advice, I finally read this - took it on our honeymoon to read while on the beach. The first chapter was...
The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
reviewed: Sister Salty, Sister Sweet: A Memoir of Sibling Rivalry
It was just okay.
Sister Salty, Sister Sweet: A Memoir of Sibling Rivalry - Shannon Biro;Natalie Kring
reviewed: Good Grief: Love, Loss, and Laughter
What an honest, enjoyable read! Excellent plot, with characters you can really relate to.
Good Grief: Love, Loss, and Laughter - Gabriel Constans, Dianne Helm