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Sundays at Tiffany's
Sundays at Tiffany's
Author: Gabrielle Charbonnet, James Patterson
AN IMAGINARY FRIEND — Jane Margaux is a lonely little girl. Her mother, a powerful Broadway producer, makes time for her only once a week, for their Sunday trip to admire jewelery at Tiffany's. Jane has only one friend: a handsome, comforting, funny man named Michael. He's perfect. But only she can see him. — Michael can't stay forever, though. On...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316014779
ISBN-10: 031601477X
Publication Date: 4/29/2008
Pages: 320
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 675 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 17
It never ceases to amaze me how Patterson can go from writing about homocidal psychopaths and then write a beautiful love story ... he really is a wonderfully talented writer. This story is definitely a totally new plot ... one I'm not sure has ever been written about before, and quite ingenius and yet if you stop and think about it ... a wee bit disturbing as well. But you won't be sorry that you read it (I read it in one day) ... Jane and Michael's story will win your heart. It is like all of his other books ... A+!
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Helpful Score: 13
The story is told from both the perspective of Jane Margaux, the little girl (later turned woman) befriended by an imaginary friend and the imaginary friend himself, named Michael. As a writing style it does help to tell this particular story but although we have both sides to the story it made me feel a little like we didn't get in depth enough.

For this book you do need to leave your sense of realism at the door, and typically I am fine with that but when I finished this book I thought "Well, that was sweet." and that was it. But I got the sense that maybe the writers were trying to make it a little more than that and it didn't quite hit that particular mark. I guess to me it seemed a little rushed, even though the book was 320 pages.

That said, I would recommend it for a very quick light read. It was entertaining. If you are looking for a book with a little more depth to it I would skip it and recommend "The Time Traveler's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger instead.
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Helpful Score: 11
Couldn't finish it - this was my second attempt at a James Patterson novel (after "Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas"), so maybe his style just isn't for me. After 100 pages, the tone was just too cheesy and the plot too contrived for me to go on.
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Helpful Score: 9
It never ceases to amaze me how Patterson can go from writing about homocidal psychopaths and then write a beautiful love story ... he really is a wonderfully talented writer. This story is definitely a totally new plot ... one I'm not sure has ever been written about before, and quite ingenius and yet if you stop and think about it ... a wee bit disturbing as well. But you won't be sorry that you read it (I read it in one day) ... Jane and Michael's story will win your heart. It is like all of his other books ... A+!
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Helpful Score: 8
Perhaps I am too old for this book, I felt like I was being talked down to throughout the novel. Is it targeted toward the junior high audience and I missed that information somewhere? Perhaps I did.

A simplistic bit of fluff with repeated use of the same simple adjectives. Not very exciting, albeit a quick read.
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In the 3 years that I've been on this website I've never recommended a book. But this one I must. Initially I had my doubts when I read the first few pages if it would be something that I'd like... but it was fabulous and brought many of my emotions to the surface.
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A Quick read!
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Wow. An excellent read. A modern day fairytale of sorts. I did not expect what this book gave. A new and wonderful love story. It is what everyone looks for in a love story and hope for for ourselves - both men and women.

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