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Name : Susan C.

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A Single Thread by Marie Bostwick
Optimistic, Insightful, Slow
A Single Thread

The story was OK. The characters just weren't that interesting. I did go on and read the second book: A Thread of Truth and that was a little better.

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Book Club Recommended
Slow, Inspiring, Insightful
Eat, Pray, Love

Liz Gilbert is an excellent stoy teller. I love listing to her tell her story.

Book Club Recommended
Boring, Inspiring, Slow
Eat, Pray, Love

Book Club Recommended
Optimistic, Insightful, Inspiring
The Honk and Holler Opening Soon

Loved all the fun characters.

Photo Finished by Laura Childs
Slow, Boring
Photo Finished

I liked the recipes at the end of the book. Maybe I should have read the 1st book in the series first because I just couldn't get into these characters. I found it boring.

Look Again by Lisa Scottoline
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Dramatic, Adventurous
Look Again

This book really healed my interested.

Where Are You Now? by Mary Higgins Clark
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Brilliant, Interesting
Where are you now?

Fast easy read.

Gloomy, Dark, Confusing
The Water Dancers

to depressing

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
Book Club Recommended
Dark, Dramatic, Interesting
A Reliable Wife

Too depressing

Slow, Pointless, Boring
Christmas Cookie Murder

There was not much to this book. Very light. I would have liked more of a mystery. I'm giving the author another try by reading the next book in the series. I did enjoy the recipes at the end of the book.

Interesting, Beautiful, Insightful

Not the author's best, for sure.

Book Club Recommended
Fun, Adventurous, Dramatic
Book A+ Movie C-

This movie is ok. It left you looking for more.The movie did not do the books justice. I did not laugh like I did while reading the book, Stephanie is just to well dressed. From the books I'm a Ranger fan but from the movie I'm Morelli fan now. Thought we saw all of the funny parts from the movie trailers. Loved the last scene where she takes Morelli to the police station.

Confusing, Poorly Written
This book was not "razor sharp"

If you have not read the other books in the series this one is not worth reading. It was very hard to follow and had a ridiculous plot. There are too many characters with very small parts.

The Witness by Nora Roberts
Book Club Recommended
Romantic, Dramatic, Interesting

Loved all the interesting characters.

Boring, Difficult, Slow
The Cat's Table

I did not enjoy this book at all. I had a hard time getting thought it. It will be interesting to see how everyone in book club liked it.

The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
Boring, Difficult, Slow
The Cat's Table

If it had not been for book club I would never have finished it.

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Insightful, Informative
Very sad Winter Garden

This book opened my mind to what happened to people in Russia.

Astor Place Vintage: A Novel by Stephanie Lehmann
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Interesting, Inspiring
I loved Olive. Amanda not so much

Book Club Recommended
Inspiring, Fun, Beautiful
The Christmas Secret

Fun easy read. I enjoyed all the characters. I would love to have a Gloria and Miriam in my life.

Pure Joy: The Dogs We Love by Danielle Steel
Slow, Insightful, Boring
Pure Joy -rich lady with many dogs.

boring as can be. I was hoping for cute dog stories. but mostly it is about how she has multiple dogs at one time. She buys them from pet store and even auction them off and gives dogs as gifts. I don\'t agree with this.

Slow, Interesting, Adventurous
The Cuckoo\'s Calling

Dull & tedious. I was frustrated with the style of writing. There’s no action. It’s all conversation. I wanted it to be over. It\'s a whodunit involving a private eye. there is a long exposition at the end of the how and why.

Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Dark, Interesting
Can\\\'t wait for the movie!!

Good story. My whole family read it.

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy
Book Club Recommended
Inspiring, Beautiful, Slow
I would like to spend a Week in Winter

Interesting characters. Pleasant read.

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Book Club Recommended
Fun, Addictive, Dramatic
Big Little Lies

It was a little slow in the beginning. A lot of characters to keep track of. But I truly enjoyed this book.

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Dramatic, Addictive

Dramatic, Interesting, Insightful
The light between oceans.

I couldn\\\'t finish this book. I hated it. I did skip ahead and read the end. Too sad.

Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Fun, Romantic
Big Stone Gap

Fun fast read

Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Inspiring, Optimistic

Forgotten Women by Freda Lightfoot
Confusing, Insightful, Informative
Forgotten Women

the book is in two parts the 1930's and the 1980's I only liked the 1930's the 1980's could have been skipped.

The Two-Family House: A Novel by Lynda Cohen Loigman
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Insightful, Dramatic
People of The Two Family House

I had a hard time remembering who was who. Mort or Abe, Rose or Helen

Book Club Recommended
Fun, Romantic, Interesting

Boring, Unconvincing, Slow
Buried in a Bog

Not much of a story.

Unconvincing, Slow, Pointless

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