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Name : Carly H.

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Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Slow, Fun
Overall a good read

Overall I enjoyed this book, it's a quick read and interesting.

Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
Fun, Romantic, Optimistic
Girly Book

Got off to a slow start, but enjoyed the story. Not much to it though.

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Insightful, Interesting

Honestly didn't think I would make it past the first chapter due to the content, but I ended up thoroughly enjoying this book.

Romantic, Adventurous, Dramatic
Exactly what you should expect forTeen Romance

I would have thought I would have been the last person to read this book, but after everyone in my bookclub as well as several of my friends talked me into it, I actually really liked it. Super fast read and a page turner.

Backseat Saints by Joshilyn Jackson
Book Club Recommended
Inspiring, Insightful, Interesting
Page Turning

This is not my usual type of book, but I found it to be an interesting get inside the head of a woman in an abusive relationship and her stuggles to get out.

Goodnight Nobody: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
Book Club Recommended
Fun, Adventurous
Entertaining Quick easy read

Has a little bit of romance and a little but of a murder mystery. Not that type of book you would learn anything from, but a great no brainer for a vacation. Made me laugh out loud more than once.

Optimistic, Insightful, Informative
Parts were very interesting

Overall it was "ok" the politics part bored me to tears, but I am not into that kind of thing. The sections about family and faith were very insightful.

Insightful, Interesting, Dramatic

I guess it was ok, but definately not a favorite by any means, parts were hard to follow.

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Dramatic, Inspiring
Interesting and predictable

Overall I enjoyed it, short book and quick read

Book Club Recommended
Informative, Graphic, Gloomy
Not a pick me up

Parts of this book were written in broken English and French and who knows what else. I had to go back and reread things to make sure I knew what was going on, but I overall really found it informative. It made me appreaciate what I have more.

The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks
Dramatic, Insightful, Romantic
Girl Read

Decent story, but not much to it, very predictable.

Gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson
Dramatic, Fun, Dark
Not as good as Backseat Saints

I read Backseats Saints first and loved it, so I couldn't wait to read this one. While it was interesting to hear another point of view I didn't care for it as much. Maybe I would feel the opposite if I read this one first.

Book Club Recommended
Read in 3 days

Short chapters made it a fast read. Interesting, but I would have perferred it being more about her drug addtition and getting clean, than the murder mystery.

Little Bee: A Novel by Chris Cleave
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Insightful, Interesting
Really Liked the Book, but hated the ending

This book had me until the end. Highly disappointed, but up until that point it was a true page turner. It did create a lot of discussion at our Book Club Meeting.

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Informative, Insightful
Wasn't what I thought it would be

Starts off a little confusing with so many characters, but picks up after the first chapter. And although this is fiction, I thought it did a great job informing you of what life was like back in the days of the Bible. Educational It wasn't at all what I expected and I loved the way it was written.

Book Club Recommended
Adventurous, Dramatic, Interesting
Great Story

I found this fascinating and somewhat educational, which was surprising. I enjoyed how the book when back in forth from the current time to the past.

Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom
Book Club Recommended
Inspiring, Informative, Interesting
Worth reading

This was an interesting and inspiring story of two different very men with a strong faith, but one was Jewish and the other Christian.

The Hunger Games (Book 1) by Suzanne Collins
Book Club Recommended
Adventurous, Dramatic, Interesting
Loved it!

I couldn't believe how much I loved this book considering it was written for young adults. Couldn't put it down!

Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Adventurous, Interesting
Better than the first!

A little too detailed for my taste, but well worth the read. Can't wait to pick up the 3rd book!

Book Club Recommended
Poorly Written, Graphic, Romantic
Not sure what all the hype is about

This book was actually a lot less graphic that thought it would be. Not the best thing ever written, but worth the read. I actually read all three and I believe that they could have easily been condensed into one well written, not so graphic book. Cut the sex on every page out and the "inner goddess" quotes and there you go.

Book Club Recommended
Romantic, Dramatic, Poorly Written
Much better than the first

Still not sure why I couldn't put this down, but this was much better than the first. Gives you a little more insight in Mr. Grey.

Fifty Shades Freed by E L James
Book Club Recommended
Romantic, Poorly Written, Graphic
Happy with the ending

I cant' believe that I spent so much of my life reading these books. I'm happy I did just so I knew what everyone was fusing about, not that I agree, but I guess worth the read.

Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Dramatic, Fun
Different that our usual picks

Everyone enjoyed reading this book and some said they would read other Agathe Christie books as well. : )

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Insightful, Beautiful
Read it!

Loved this book! Really gives you insight about living in Nazi Germany as a German. A real page turner.

Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Adventurous, Interesting, Brilliant
Not sure what all the hype is

This book did nothing for me....slow slow slow. Was so glad when it was finally over. It could have easily been written in under 100 pages.

Book Club Recommended
Very infomative

Great book if you are interested in learning about what food can do for you.

Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Informative, Epic
Great read!

This was our most recent book club pick and at first I thought this is going to be a long read, but about 30 pages in I was totally in to the story and couldn\\\\\\\'t wait to see how it ended. The other girls really liked it as well!

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

This is a great light read, but it also discusses some serious issues. All the girls in our book club gave it 4 stars.

Book Club Recommended
Informative, Dramatic, Insightful
Great insight on a different way of life

This was one of our best book club discussions to date. While the book was sad, it was also very informative and a real page turner.

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