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Subject: The Tomato Girl.
Date Posted: 10/14/2008 10:26 PM ET
Member Since: 9/4/2008
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I finished this book a couple days ago.  I really liked it.  I admit, there are some parts that pushed the limits of plausability with the mom's mental illness.  But the truth is, I've known even weirder people in real life, so I was able to look past that. 

The book is written in the believable, charming voice of eleven-year-old Ellie.  I think that's really hard to do.  I don't want to give a ton away, but I do want to encourage others to pick up a copy of it and give it a go.  I'm glad I did.

 

 

 

Date Posted: 10/14/2008 11:36 PM ET
Member Since: 4/18/2008
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It's on my Reminder List. Did you post it?

Date Posted: 10/15/2008 8:10 AM ET
Member Since: 6/18/2008
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Isn't the author a member of PBS?

L. G. (L)
Date Posted: 10/16/2008 4:39 AM ET
Member Since: 9/5/2005
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Yes, she is. :)

Date Posted: 10/16/2008 11:44 AM ET
Member Since: 10/13/2005
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I've had it on my WL for awhile. Looks like a good one.

Date Posted: 10/16/2008 4:39 PM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2006
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I finished it a few days ago, and loved it!  I reviewed it in my blog, and let the author know, and she was nice enough to respond :)

 

Date Posted: 10/16/2008 6:16 PM ET
Member Since: 9/4/2008
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To answer the question whether I will post it:  I want to lend it to my sister and aunt first.  We have kind of a reading circle.  Then maybe I will. 

T. -
Date Posted: 10/16/2008 9:31 PM ET
Member Since: 1/21/2007
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I'm looking forward to Jayne Pupek's next novel already!

Date Posted: 10/16/2008 9:47 PM ET
Member Since: 10/27/2007
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I just added it to my Wish List. 

Good recommendation there!

Date Posted: 10/17/2008 8:22 PM ET
Member Since: 2/16/2006
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 My copy of Tomato Girlts  has begun it's road trip to its new house.  Of course I do hope its new owners treat it well and allow it to travel.