Stefanie G. (mrs-opp) - Reviews

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All Over But the Shoutin'
All Over But the Shoutin'
Author: Rick Bragg
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 236
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Rick Bragg has a way with words and is a great story teller.


Almost French: Love And A New Life In Paris
Almost French: Love And A New Life In Paris
Author: Sarah Turnbull
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 111
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Loved it!


Angela's Ashes
Angela's Ashes
Author: Frank McCourt
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 784
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Have never forgotten how the author described the way people were treated with "casual cruelty" - sad sad sad.


Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Author: Anne Frank, B.M. Mooyaart-Doubleday (Translator)
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 672
Review Date: 3/24/2009


A must read.


Autobiography of a Face
Autobiography of a Face
Author: Lucy Grealy
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 171
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Touching and sad.


Ava's Man
Ava's Man
Author: Rick Bragg
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 80
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Rick is a great story teller.


Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Thoughtful and well written.


Gift from the Sea
Gift from the Sea
Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 102
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Liked - didn't love.


The Glass Castle
The Glass Castle
Author: Jeannette Walls
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 3372
Review Date: 3/24/2009


The most depressing book about childhood I have ever read.


Hidden Agendas (Tempting SEALs, Bk 4)
Hidden Agendas (Tempting SEALs, Bk 4)
Author: Lora Leigh
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 449
Review Date: 4/6/2009


The story was difficult to follow and not very interesting. I will stick to her Breed series.


The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Excellent.


The Mermaid Chair
The Mermaid Chair
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 997
Review Date: 5/14/2016


Boring boring boring.


No Bed of Roses
No Bed of Roses
Author: Joan Fontaine
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 4/27/2009


Written in a light most favorable to the author...not much self introspection and the photographs were too few and poorly labeled - she doesn't even include the names of those in several of the photos - Bing Crosby is the "crooner" and Harry Belafonte doesn't even get that much.


No Bed of Roses
No Bed of Roses
Author: Joan Fontaine
Book Type: Unknown Binding
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 4/27/2009
Helpful Score: 1


Written in a light most favorable to the author...not much self introspection and the photographs were too few and poorly labeled - she doesn't even include the names of those in several of the photos - Bing Crosby is the "crooner" and Harry Belafonte doesn't even get that much.


Our Game
Our Game
Author: John Le Carre
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 35
Review Date: 5/14/2016


Could not finish. Boring.


Paris to the Moon
Paris to the Moon
Author: Adam Gopnik
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 126
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Couldn't finish - read Almost French instead.


Rescue Me: Tropical Heat / Atlanta Heat / Desert Heat
Rescue Me: Tropical Heat / Atlanta Heat / Desert Heat
Author: Cindy Gerard, Cherry Adair, Lora Leigh
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 342
Review Date: 4/6/2009


I got this for the Lora Leigh story and much prefer her Breed series - the story just wasn't compelling.


Running with Scissors
Running with Scissors
Author: Augusten Burroughs
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 2401
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Not as sad as The Glass Castle but still depressing.


The Tender Bar: A Memoir
The Tender Bar: A Memoir
Author: J. R. Moehringer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 213
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Loved it.


Truth & Beauty: A Friendship
Truth & Beauty: A Friendship
Author: Ann Patchett
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 154
Review Date: 3/24/2009


Incredible story and incredible writing.


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