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It is not a relaxing read. I only got though half of it, then I must admit I read the summary on Wikipedia!
I think the author has a wonderful way of putting thoughts on paper.At times would stop and refect on the wriiten words. Other than that I can't say I enjoyed the story in this book. I guess the setting in New Hampshire reflects what it says on their license plates "Live Free or Die.
I enjoyed getting to know the people in this book
2 1/2 stars. I liked it but I didn't like it. The first chapter intoduced too many people at once. After a while the stories held my interest but I was never truly sure about whom the chapter was about as it related to the first chapter. But I liked it enought to stick with it to the end.
Friday Night Knitting Club will make you realize the importance of having a hobby..a common interest brings interesting friends together!
This book keeps you guessing right to the end. A great easy to read who-done-it
The Catcher and Rye is written in such a way to allow you to feel the thoughts of the main character.
Written from a child's perspective makes it easy reading!This was the first book that I read on my new Kobo , so I did not feel how many pages I left to read...I could not believe it ended when it ended! I thought I must have been having technical difficulties! It left me wanting more.
I liked the quirkiness of this book....How it was all over the place...kind of like me and my life now...but I have not plans like Maggie...
This book gives allot of insight into a recovering burn victim. It also brings you through points of history that make you think.
This historical fictional story has wonderful characters whom I loved to get to know
Enjoy reading about family's coping positive.
Loved everything about this book, story, characters, history, writing....
I liked the book and its setting in England. I don't know how the movie could be set in NYC. Read the book.
Not my usual type of read; written in a future time and place...BUT I LOVED IT. I neglected grocery shopping and cooking over the weekend I read it!
This story taught me about how people lived in the US during WW II. I loved the characters and their love and respect for each other and all things diffidently the same. LOVE IS LOVE.
What the heck was that about?
I have read volumes 1 & 2 and need to take a break before I tackle volume 3! ,The sex was great but it got in the way of the story at times.If you have read the likes of Johanna Lindsay or Judy Garwood you might be less shocked by things.
Although it starts off slowly, it picks up pace towards the middle and sprints to a great ending!
The way this book kept changing I kept turning the pages never know what I'd read next. The ending? Well...more details please!
This book starts you thinking it will be about the troubles of ''poor little rich girls''. But woa, is it not!
I can't believe the twists in this book. Usually, I am not thrilled when books are written in two points of view, but because of Amy's diary aspect, it works. I could not put it down!
I liked this book, I could see where McLain wanted to take us with it and it is well written. But I have never been to Paris, nor have I read any of Hemingway's works. So I could not see the second level that I am sure exists in this book. Readers having been to Paris, or having read Hemingway, go ahead. The others, maybe not.
I liked this book but I can't say that I loved it. I enjoyed learning about the Olympic strategies, and all that goes with the hard training. The side story of pediatric illness was hard to read at times, but put it all in perspective.The story line held my interest as did Cleave's writing style, telling the tale from different points of view.
It helped me sleep at night. May cause drowsiness.
Although I liked this book in general, it was so sad. The writing was great, the history was good to learn and the characters were interesting. WW1 devastated families around the globe even in the the most remote corners of the world. Definitely not a pick-me-up.
This book was poorly written and confusing. I had trouble following the story line as it was written from different points of view. \\\'\\\'Murder She Wrote?\\\'\\\' \\\'\\\'Harlequin?\\\'\\\' WOW
This book says allot with few words and pages. It stops and make you think
This book is good because you never know...Read it and you will (or will not) know what I mean...
I read it in about two days, It was alright, but silly. It held my attention.
This is a great mystery novel! It is a well written who-done-it. Lisa Gardner\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s characters are believable and her story holds your interest.
This book comes at you from all angles. It has a calming effect on you and allows you to reflect on the words and on their meaning. The story is great.
This book was easy to read and fun to discuss at book club.
All characters in this book have a secret.It starts off slow, if not dull but It is an easy read, and soon pulls you in to an enjoyable story. Perhaps a bit too coincidental, but it does take place in a small community.
Good for Baldacci fans old and new. The mystery is good and not tooo complicated with tooo many characters ans story lines.
The writing, the story, the characters, the messages, the language, the love, the fear...wow. Clear your agenda before you pick up this book! I started it on a Saturday afternoon and finished it a Monday evening.
Although in the end I liked this book, I found it confusing because of the ''I'' point of view changes. I enjoy historical fiction, this one included.
Not being a dancer or someone who appreciates art, this book still managed to hold my interest.
The writing of this book is adolescent at best. I trudged through it to learn the end of the mystery. I don\'t think I will read Harlan Coben again.
I enjoyed this book from start to finish! The writing from all perspectives, the way it flows from different points in time, the way the author shares thoughts and feelings makes up for the lack of Bonaventure's words.
Good Lee Childs. Up there with his others
This book is all about love and relationships, never mind the diagnosis. If you want to see the movie, read the book first.
Enjoy Lee Child's descriptions of Jack Reacher during this well paced who done-it
Violence and a plot with too many holes.
This book is a real thriller from start to finish. The kind of Lee Child's Jack Reacher story you cannot put down. GREAT BUT after you learn the truth at the end, the decision was a disappointing for an independent woman.
I guessed the who but not the how! Good ol\\\' Jack Reacher makes me smile! But there was a loose end to the story with Harper, but don\\\'t let that stop you from reading and really liking this book!
Dewey is a great book that takes you though the personal stories of small town community. I liked how the cat is the centre of the circle, the community the state and American history is written.
Being from the East Coast of Canada I frequently heard the name Wabanaki among others like Algonquin, Iroquois alike. I like how the story of the Canoe portage pulls all the story lines together; similar to trains...
What the heck was that? No tip. Although, ultamately I liked this book and it was well translated, so it must be well written in dutch, what a downer of a book. It is not like Gone Girl, as some reviews state, I say it is more like Defending Jacob.
This book kept me at home because I enjoyed the story, the theme the characters, THE WOMEN, the scenery so much I could not put it down.
I love a good who-done-it, but this was a don't-care-who...The story line did not hold my interest at all. The author must have had a Thesaurus beside him when he wrote and and thought this would improve his style. Don't bother...
Lee Child has created a great hero in his Jack Reacher mysteries. Echo Burning is a good story, but not my favorite.
The book is a great read from start to finish. Lee Child\\\'s Jack Reacher is great.
I don\'t understand what all the hype is about. This jumpy story, going from present to past to past perfect did not keep me interested. I read about 75% then gave up and then went to Wikipedia to end it quickly.
The burning room is a quick paced fun filled mystery with interesting twists and turns. Harry Bosch has gotten older like we all have!
The Escape is a page turner from start to finish. The Puller brothers are interesting characters I enjoyed getting to know. Not being a military person, I found the abbreviations frustrating at first, but I made myself an abbreviation dictionary.
I am usually a big Johanna Lindsey fan, but this story had too much Malory family to go around. I liked the romance between the singles, I followed their love from start to finish, but I could have done with out the rest.
I am not lying when I say this book is worth reading. Firstly, the description of 'kindy' moms is spot on. Secondly it is interestingly well written. Thirdly the characters are likable and hate-able. Fourthly, the mystery is unveiled slowly. Fifthly, it ends well. Sixthly, ....find out for yourself...
Doerr has a way with words. Red, yellow, green, blue, violet; as with the colours of the rainbow, this story will take you from one end of the emotional spectrum to the other. The short chapters give you time to breath.
Like Lee Child? Like Jack Reacher? You will like this mystery.
Bad luck and trouble has all the elements of other Jack Reacher stories. Fans will love it.
This book is the John Puller's character's first book. It is a good military mystery set in Cole mining country West Virginia.
The only thing going for The Goldfinch is the prose. It is a beautifully written boring depressing, book. It is not a happy.
If you like Harry Bosch you know you will like this mystery.
This is a stupid, silly romance. The acts of so called love are too close to rape to be desire. Skip this Johanna Lindsay. Her others are better
What a lovely, although difficult to read at times, great book. All the characters are interesting.
Jack Reached kicks but between Hope and Despair. Another great mystery.
The Chaperone is a good story of Cora's life from NYC to Wichita Kansas. Cora grows and ages interestingly.
This was poorly written and confusing. I have read almost all of what Johanna Lindsey has written, and this must be her worst. Whomever took over her pen,does not know how to form a proper sentence. Too bad this might fishtail her career.
Real page turner. Great mystery.
Very well written, good mystery that has far too much going on. Football injury,mass murderer, school shooting, savants, two gendered people. ...
It takes a while too figure out where it is going but once clear, it rolls like a great mystery.
One of the best books I have read in a long time. Funny sad comical I Loved the writing the cast of characters. ...can't wait to start the next one;too bad I have to go to a party now!????
.almost as Good as the first but not quite. S still a must read
Great story to keep you turnin the page. Love jack reacher
I could not get through this boring poorly written story.
The story of slaves in the south and the abolishionists in the north, is an interesting one as told through both perspectives. The overlapping of fictional characters with real ones is fun to read.I was happy to sort all out after in the author's notes.
Third in a series, it is ok as far as mysteries go. There are two plots that don't really jell, but an ok read none the less.
If you read the rest of the series you might as well read this book too.
This is a nice story that reads well. It makes you chuckle and bring tears to your eyes. I liked the references to other books. The tone of this story is upbeat for some of the plot lines.
Jack Reacher is up to his usual routine, throwing out clothes and buying new ones in a new town. AND contributing to solving a mystery and saving lives with his skills.
...but hard to follow in some chapters. Although interesting, it was easy to get lost in the storyline. I would have preferred a more linear tale. The story is captivating none the less. Set in Montréal, knowing Montréal it is fun to move with the family from street to street.
If you like mysteries and John Grisham, you should like this book. It is like reading a collection of short stories. But be warned, Grisham's women in this book are stereotypical;a bitchy ex-wife and a sexy school teacher (really, John?) and add little to the story.
The Nightingale, is a Rossignol in French I like how the story is set in the present, but most of the chapters are written in the past. The sisters Vianne and Isabelle are both such strong women,and the writer uses their strengths to bring the story along. Such love of life...
What came first? Lovely story well written about autonomy and life. Great characters, almost too good. 2nd half better than the 1st,
In this book, Jack starts off drinking coffee and ends up solving a kidnapping mystery. All is well, don't worry with Jack.
What? If you think about it you will get it. The main story is interesting,and cleverly written. The kids and this driver make a good read. The gap chapters make the reader stall. I guess the author was trying to show us thrbook he might have written about these kids if he hadn't written about the bus.
I guess I don't get it an afternoon read povides much thought
The last mile is a mystery, that keeps you interested, but not greatly. The premise is far fetched, the main character being pulled of death row, being pardoned 20 yrs later. And he was a NFL draftee? Hard to believe.
Great story! But beware, not only is this family tightly woven, but so is the way it is written. The chapters so not follow sequentially, but rather winder the reader in and out of the lives of its characters. Some sentences were so long, you have to search for the period on the page.
Ever been to a great cottage only to be bored while visiting? Beautifully written, but painfully slow and too many things happening at once, yet the outcome was easy to guess.
the drop is ok. Harry Bosch is a better detective than Michael Connally is a writer in this case.
dumb boring stupid story. as much as one can love Joanna lindsey, this is a dumb book. very disappointed
The end of your book club is ok. It starts off with a bounce in its step and then leads into just list of events and lists. Like a to do list. As I write this it occurs to me that this might have been the author's intention....but hey...it is ok
The Girl With No Past, has a past, she just doesn't tell us about it. The title of this book is misleading, and it bothered me through out. The characters in the present part story are simply not believable, for some one who is supposedly such an introvert the people in her life, as written should not have been trusted.
The memoirs of Jennifer Worth draw on the beauties of the east end of 1950s London, not the hardships. It is wonderful, we can learn from its history today
This book, can jump fromac time to time. As a whole the characters are likable and the shared experiences in site full. I will need someone to explain the ending to me though. Anyone, anyone?
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