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Away: A Novel by Amy Bloom
 
Dramatic, Dark, Poorly Written
read it, but don't remember 1 word of it...

as i said above, i read the whole bk, but not 1 word stayed w/me, which means it couldn't have been very good. not 1 of my favorites.

Rise and Shine: A Novel by Anna Quindlen
 
life between 2 sisters

2 sisters. life happening. ups & downs. rich & poor. nyc.
happy ending.

Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo
 
Confusing, Slow, Interesting
i don't remember if i already entered my short answer 2 a summary 2 this bk, but i'll repeat it :meticously detailed"

read summary above

 
Informative, Interesting, Insightful
an historical fiction about the sarajevo hagaddah

very good story 2 push the bkclub memebers 2 contribute their part - that sometimes never happens... - keep on yr good work! & THKS!

 
Pointless, Unconvincing, Gloomy
exit ghost

greatly written, as philip roth bks, good descriptions, not my cup of tea.

 
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Graphic, Confusing
the brief wondrous life of oscar wao

an insight 2 santo domingo & people from there living in america.
social problems of hispanics in the anglo society. well written & spiced up w/spanish. i learned (never knew) trujillo was so alike hitler

 
Confusing, Adventurous, Slow
the yiddish policemen's union

1st bk i read from chabon heard he wrote another 1 "the amazing..." that was good this 1 i had 2 push myself 2 finish - not my cuppa tea

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
 
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Interesting, Fun
the guernsey literary and potato peel pie society

i'm not very big on epistolar books, but this 1 was very informative on data i was totally unaware of

 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Adventurous, Graphic
the girl who played with fire

evcellent! contemporary, graphic, refreshing. i can't wait for the 3rd book later this year...

 
Pointless, Insightful, Beautiful
on chesil beach

not my cuppa tea... - could 2 young people in love behave that way w/o trying 2 conquer difficulties???...WOW! never could've imagined it!

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
 
Book Club Recommended
Pointless, Insightful, Beautiful
on chesil beach

not my cuppa tea. vg writing. impossible for me 2 understand the not making a move 2 chge a situation by the 2 protagonists who loved each other

 
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Dramatic, Unconvincing
the boy w/the striped pajamas

packed up w/compassion naive & believing scariest & most horrible subject viewed from child's perspective great read!

The Help by Kathryn Stockett
 
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Inspiring, Interesting
the help

informative, socio-dramatic, well written

Cutting for Stone: A Novel by Abraham Verghese
 
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Dramatic, Interesting
cutting for stone

excellenty written, informative bringing us from birth 2 death, including drama, love, jealousy,
violence, war
a little too heavy, but bearable, open 2 lots of comments 2 explore

Inferno by Dan Brown
 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Adventurous, Fun
inferno

VG fast! informative-scary art-filling

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