Melanie G. - Reviews

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Blessings
Blessings
Author: Anna Quindlen
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/15/2007
Helpful Score: 1


To me, a bland book. But apparently the New York Times calls it a Bestseller... you decide.


The Cave
The Cave
Author: Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/15/2007
Helpful Score: 2


Couldn't get into it. Heard it was kindof deep and had sortof a "mysterious" ending...


Coastliners
Coastliners
Author: Joanne Harris
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/15/2007


Interesting read, not full of much life substance but kindof an unusual story about France.


The Grotesque
The Grotesque
Author: Patrick McGrath
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/3/2007


This book was much too dark for me; I didn't really like it at all.


Hill Towns
Hill Towns
Author: Anne Rivers Siddons
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/15/2007
Helpful Score: 2


Light read; I always like a Siddons book for the beach.


The History of the Siege of Lisbon
The History of the Siege of Lisbon
Author: Jose Saramago
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/15/2007


I don't really know about this book; looks very intellectual and I just couldn't get into it.


The Known World
The Known World
Author: Edward P. Jones
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/15/2007


A complicated story about slavery, people, et. I had a lot of trouble keeping the characters stright.


The Legend Of The Wandering King
The Legend Of The Wandering King
Author: Laura Gallego Garcia
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/3/2007


Great, engaging Young Adult book!


The Painted Drum
The Painted Drum
Author: Louise Erdrich
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/3/2007


Interesting story!


River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze
Author: Peter Hessler
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/15/2007


Great book; very interesting about China. I learned a lot about the people, history, mindset of the Chinese...


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