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Subject: Anyone Read Olivia Goldsmith?
Date Posted: 8/14/2007 10:24 AM ET
Member Since: 8/1/2007
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I just read Bad Boy by Olivia Goldsmith and it was quite a funny read with a few tears thrown in.  Some of the situations Jon found himself in during his transformation were hysterical.  I think I am going to read some of her other books now.

Date Posted: 8/14/2007 3:58 PM ET
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I read Switcheroo  a few years ago.  I felt it was a very poorly written book- no depth, almost like she rushed to write it.  I hardly ever get that specific feeling when I read a book.

Her death a few years was very sad....

Date Posted: 8/14/2007 8:25 PM ET
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I also read Switcheroo, but I actually liked the book.  I felt like it was an interesting topic, and I haven't read another book that took that same approach.

Date Posted: 8/15/2007 12:50 AM ET
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Oh, that is sad.  I had no idea that she had passed away.

Date Posted: 8/15/2007 2:26 AM ET
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I also did not like Switcheroo.  I haven't read anything else by her.

Date Posted: 8/17/2007 9:59 PM ET
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I did like Switcheroo. I read it a long time ago, though. I have not read anything else.

Date Posted: 8/17/2007 10:17 PM ET
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The first book I read by her was The Bestseller, and I absolutely loved it!

 

Date Posted: 8/18/2007 9:37 PM ET
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I enjoyed Switcheroo, although it was pretty fluffy.  The First Wives Club was a scream, and far, far better then the movie.  I recently read Marrying Mom, and Young Wives, both were OK, but not great.