Judi W. (judiann) - Reviews

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Boone's Lick
Boone's Lick
Author: Larry McMurtry
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/21/2007


Larry McMurty returns to the Old West in a fast moving, comic tale about a women determined to conquer anything that stands in teh way of an ultimate confrontation with her wayward husband.


The Dead Don't Dance
The Dead Don't Dance
Author: Charles Martin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/21/2007


Martin is a great author - Great characters and great story of loss and redemption.


Edge of Eternity
Edge of Eternity
Author: Randy Alcorn
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/18/2007


A disillusioned business executive whose life has hit a dead-end, Nick Seagrave has has loved ones to tragedy and his family to neglect. Now at a point of great crisis, he unbelievable and inexplicalby finds himself transported to what appears to be another world. Suddenly he's confronted with profoundly clear views of his own past and personality. Athe same time, he's enabled to see, hear, tast, and smell the realities of both heaven and hell - realities that force him to face dangers and trials far greater that any he's known before.


Everyone Worth Knowing
Everyone Worth Knowing
Author: Lauren Weisberger
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/21/2007


Written by "Devil Wears Prada" author. Soon after Bette quite her horrendous Manhattan banking job she land a job at the hottest NY PR firm. All of a sudden her life begins appearing in the gossip columns and she ralized that the line between her personal life and her profession life is invisible.


Finding the Love of Your Life: Ten Principles for Choosing the Right Marriage Partner
Review Date: 1/21/2007


Ten proven principles to help you choose the right person the marry. Whether you're looking for someone, starting a relationship, or seriously considering marriage or remarriage this book will hep you choose a marriage partner you can love and live happily with for a lifetime.


Gardenias for Breakfast  (Women of Faith)
Gardenias for Breakfast (Women of Faith)
Author: Robin Jones Gunn
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/2/2007


Everybody has a story. You listen to that story, Honegirl, and your story will come find you. Her Grand Lady spoke these words when Abby was just a girl spending the summer in rural Louisiana, surrounded by extended, loving family. She's been listening carefully ever since.
Now Abby is raising her own family thousands of miles away. And even though Hawaii might seem like paradise to some, it's a long way away from those idyllic days she remembers, siting with her grandmother. So Abby has just one wish: that her daughter, Hannah, might be touched by the beauty of ther 92 year old Grand Lady's stories before it's too late.


Greece: Four Inspirational Love Stories With All the Romance and Mystery of Today's Greece (Inspirational Romance Collections)
Review Date: 1/21/2007


Fun, romantic stories set in Greece.


Light from Heaven (Mitford, Bk 9)
Light from Heaven (Mitford, Bk 9)
Author: Jan Karon
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/18/2007
Helpful Score: 3


The final Novel in teh Beloved Mitford Series. Father Timothy Kavanagh has never been asked to do the impossible - until now. The retired Episcopal priest takes on the revival of a mountain church that's been closed for forty years. Meanwhile, in Mitford, he's sent on a hunt for hidden treasure, and two beloved friends are called to come up higher. As he meets each new challenge, Father Tim is reminded anew of the most important lesson of all: It's never too late.


A Long Way Down
A Long Way Down
Author: Nick Hornby
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/7/2007


One New Year's Eve, four people with very different reasons but a common purpose, find their way to the top of a fifteen-story building in London. None of tham has calculated that, on a date humans favor for acts of significance, in a place known as a local suicide jumpers favorite, they might encounter company. A Long Way Down is the story of what happens next, and of what doesn't....


Maggie (Dead Don't Dance, Bk 2)
Maggie (Dead Don't Dance, Bk 2)
Author: Charles Martin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/21/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Life began again for Dylan Styles when his beloved Maggie awoke from a coma. A oma brought upon by the intense two day labor that resulted in heartbreaking loss. In this poignant love story that is redolent with Souther atomospher, Dylan and Maggie must come to terms with thier past before they can embrace thier future.


The Mermaid Chair
The Mermaid Chair
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/28/2007


Inside the church of a Benedictine monastery on Egret Islad, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. When Jessie is summoned home to the island to cope with her eccentric mother's seemingly inexplicabel act of violence, she is living a conventional life with her husband, Hugh. Jessie loves Hugh, but once there, she finds herself drawn to Brother Thomas, a mnd who is soon to take his final vows. Amid a rich community of unforgettable island women and the exotic beauty of marshlands, tidal creeks, and majestic egrets, Jessie grapples with the tension of desire and the struggle to deny it, with a freedom that feels overwhelmingly right and the immutable force of home and marriage.


The Second Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Bk 2)
Review Date: 1/21/2007


A companion to the NYT bestseller, "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." A light and romantic story of four best friends and the challenges they face and learn from. Touching and real.


Shopaholic & Sister (Shopaholic, Bk 4)
Shopaholic & Sister (Shopaholic, Bk 4)
Author: Sophie Kinsella
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/18/2007


What's a round the world honeymoon if you can buy the odd souvenir to ship back home. Like the twenty silk dressing gowns Becky found in Hong Kong...the hand carved dining table (and ten chairs) from Sri Lanka...the, um, huge wooden giraffes from Malawai (that her husband Luke expressly forbade her to buy)...Only now Becky and Luke have returned home to London and Luke is furious. Two truckloads of those souvenirs have cluttered up their loft, and the bills for them are outrageious. Lunke insists Becky go on a budget. And worse: her beloved best friend has found a new best friend while Becky was away. Becky's feeling rather blue when her partnts deliver some incredible news. She has a long-lost sister!! Becky is thrilled! She's convinced her sisterr will be her true soulmate. They'll go shopping together, have manicures together... Until she meets Jessica for the first time and gets the shock of her life. Surely Becky Boolmwoods's sister can't...hate shopping?


A Wedding in December
A Wedding in December
Author: Anita Shreve
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/21/2007


At an inn in the Berkshire Mountains, seven former schoolmates gather to celebrate a wedding - a reunion that becomes the occasion of astonishing revaltions as the friends collectively recall a long ago night that indelibly marked each of thier lives.


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