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Subject: I need help PLEASE!
Date Posted: 1/6/2008 6:39 PM ET
Member Since: 11/26/2007
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So I was out browsing through Borders today while I had a few minutes (those are VERY few and FAR between) and I saw this book about a man who though his daughter was at a friends house and then found out that she was at a party.  When he got there to retrieve her she had already left.  He then questioned some of the boys at the party and heard somethings about his daughter which apparently upset him and he beat up one of the boys, I believe, and was arrested.  I got all this from the back of the book, yet I can't remember the name of the book or the author.  Does this story sound familiar to anyone?  I would LOVE to read this book, if only I can remember the name of the book!!  I'd go back to Borders but who knows when I'll be able to get back there!  Any help would be appriciated!

Date Posted: 1/14/2008 8:13 AM ET
Member Since: 6/15/2006
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You can try calling the Borders and ask someone who works in that section.  Maybe they can help you if you tell them the blurb you wrote here and, believe it or not, where the book was and what it looked like. 

I've had to do that for a really cool coffee-table cookbook I always give as a wedding or shower gift.  I can always remember the subtitle but never the title. 

Date Posted: 1/14/2008 3:07 PM ET
Member Since: 1/9/2006
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Definitely call the Borders and ask them about the book.  It'll help if you can tell them where it was that you saw it (like on a table or on the shelves or an endcap).

Oh, and when you find out, let us know!

Date Posted: 1/29/2008 2:02 PM ET
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It wasn't the 10th Circle by Jodi Picoult, was it?  I haven't read it yet (in my TBR pile) but reminds be of the jacket description.

Date Posted: 1/30/2008 4:52 PM ET
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It wasn't the Picoult book, I have that one ready to read.

Date Posted: 3/16/2008 11:53 AM ET
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Breaking Her Fall

Stephen Goodwin

My sister is reading it now and she loves it.

Date Posted: 11/20/2008 1:46 PM ET
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Barbara is right...Breaking Her Fall.  That is my next book to read after I finish the one I am into.

Date Posted: 11/20/2008 8:02 PM ET
Member Since: 6/21/2008
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Breaking Her Fall by Stephen Goodwin is on my bookshelf in hardback.  I had two copies.  Great book for discussion, especially in our neighborhood with its overwhelming population of teenage boys, with our friends raising the boys about what they want us to tell them if we notice things going on around the place.  We passed it around for a few months and really talked about teen sex.  It was amazing how different all the gals in the neighborhood approach the topic with their own kids.