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Subject: Veil of Roses by Laura Fitzgerald
Date Posted: 7/15/2008 9:04 PM ET
Member Since: 6/28/2007
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I need this book for an upcoming book discussion...Do you have it & do you happen to be running a deal right now?  Also, what did you think of it?

Thanks, Shayla

Date Posted: 8/1/2008 11:23 AM ET
Member Since: 6/18/2008
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Yes, I do have it on my shelf. It is a great book! It's very rare I find one that I just can't put down, but this was definitely one of them. One of my top 10!

Date Posted: 8/3/2008 10:56 PM ET
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Thanks Brandi, I just ordered it from you!

 

Date Posted: 8/3/2008 11:30 PM ET
Member Since: 3/31/2006
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At first I wasn't so sure I would like it.  When the lead character gets to America, the story seems very shallow.  But, I thought it perked up very nicely and well thought out.  I think it depicted the immigrant experience very well.

Date Posted: 8/4/2008 1:59 PM ET
Member Since: 6/20/2007
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I liked it, but found ther ending to be a bit...expecatable.  Like watching a romantic comedy with the expected outcome.  But a good read nonetheless.

Date Posted: 10/28/2008 6:40 PM ET
Member Since: 10/9/2007
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It wasn't really "deep", but I loved the story.  I don't know if it is a realistic portrayal of an immigrant experience, but it was a fun story.

Date Posted: 11/18/2008 6:50 PM ET
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I just read it all in one day yesterday, and really enjoyed it!  I have it on my shelf now if anyone else is interested.

Date Posted: 11/21/2008 4:08 PM ET
Member Since: 4/23/2007
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I agree, it was not real deep but a great story just the same. I enjoyed it.

Date Posted: 2/4/2010 6:58 PM ET
Member Since: 7/11/2007
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