Julie C. - Reviews

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The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream
Review Date: 9/11/2006


Everyone should read this book.


Black Swan Green
Black Swan Green
Author: David Mitchell
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 45
Review Date: 4/24/2007


Delightful. I loved the narrator. He was so real. Plus, the British expressions cracked me up.


The Brief History of the Dead
The Brief History of the Dead
Author: Kevin Brockmeier
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 99
Review Date: 3/6/2007
Helpful Score: 2


Very imaginative and unusual.


The Dogs of Babel
The Dogs of Babel
Author: Carolyn Parkhurst
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/6/2007
Helpful Score: 1


I loved this book. It was warm and positive yet melancholy. Very touching story.


Foreign Affairs
Foreign Affairs
Author: Alison Lurie
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 46
Review Date: 10/8/2009


LOVED THIS BOOK!


Gilead
Gilead
Author: Marilynne Robinson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 299
Review Date: 4/9/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Extremely well written. Full of great insights. Very enjoyable.


Goodnight Nobody
Goodnight Nobody
Author: Jennifer Weiner
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 8/19/2006


Fluffy and cute.


His Illegal Self
His Illegal Self
Author: Peter Carey
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 10/8/2009


Very interesting book by a British author. Well-written. Unique.


How I Live Now
How I Live Now
Author: Meg Rosoff
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/1/2006
Helpful Score: 1


This is supposedly a teen book, but it is a very nice read for adults, too. Very contemporary.


Jane Austen in Boca
Jane Austen in Boca
Author: Paula Marantz Cohen
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/20/2006


This book was a lot of fun. I really enjoyed it.


Marley & Me
Marley & Me
Author: John Grogan
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 2/19/2007


Hillarious and touching.


The Memory Keeper's Daughter
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Author: Kim Edwards
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 5402
Review Date: 1/2/2007


Interesting book. Stands on its head what you think about perfection and happiness.


My Antonia
My Antonia
Author: Willa Cather
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 10/8/2009


Really lovely book.


The Patron Saint of Liars
The Patron Saint of Liars
Author: Ann Patchett
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/2/2007
Helpful Score: 3


Patchett's writing grabs you write away. I races through this book and loved it from start to finish.


Secrets of Sant'Angelo
Secrets of Sant'Angelo
Author: Jeff Shapiro
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 8/19/2006


A delightful, fun read.


Snow
Snow
Author: Orhan Pamuk, Maureen Freely (Translator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/12/2006
Helpful Score: 3


This was a difficult but important read. The book exposed me to Turkish life and culture--not something we read a lot about here in the U.S.


The Stone Diaries
The Stone Diaries
Author: Carol Shields
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/2/2006
Helpful Score: 1


This book is extremely well-written. Ms. Shields knows how to turn a phrase. Very insightful about the stages of life.


A Strong West Wind : A Memoir
A Strong West Wind : A Memoir
Author: Gail Caldwell
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 3/6/2007


Ms. Caldwell is an excellent writer. Her prose is moving.


Underworld
Underworld
Author: Don DeLillo
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/22/2006


Very well written.


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: 9/11/2006


I devoured this book. Very enjoyable.


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