Catherine F. (BKDilly) - Reviews

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All Is Vanity
All Is Vanity
Author: Christina Schwarz
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 29
Review Date: 5/1/2006
Helpful Score: 2


I couldn't get beyond the first 75 pages. Disappointing considering I truly liked her Drowning Ruth. Hope someone else likes this.


Alma Mater
Alma Mater
Author: Rita Mae Brown
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 42
Review Date: 9/18/2005


Not really my type of book. Overall OK but seems a little unrealistic.


The Blue Bistro
The Blue Bistro
Author: Elin Hilderbrand
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 157
Review Date: 8/18/2009
Helpful Score: 1


I really liked this book. Great summer beach reading. Terrific love story.


The Carousel
The Carousel
Author: Richard Paul Evans
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 49
Review Date: 8/24/2005


Another great love story from Evans.


Charms for the Easy Life
Charms for the Easy Life
Author: Kaye Gibbons
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 70
Review Date: 12/24/2004


A good old fashioned type book about three generations of women.


The Divide
The Divide
Author: Nicholas Evans
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 156
Review Date: 3/9/2007


EXCELLENT!!


Drowning Ruth
Drowning Ruth
Author: Christina Schwarz
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 99
Review Date: 8/28/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Excellent.


The Finishing School
The Finishing School
Author: Gail Godwin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.
 10
Review Date: 9/12/2005


A little difficult to get started but picks up after awhile. Good book.


God Save the Sweet Potato Queens
God Save the Sweet Potato Queens
Author: Jill Conner Browne
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 153
Review Date: 5/24/2005


Excellent! As good and as hilarious as the first book.


The Granny (Agnes Browne, Bk 3)
The Granny (Agnes Browne, Bk 3)
Author: Brendan O'Carroll
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 53
Review Date: 10/9/2005
Helpful Score: 2


Part 3 of this series. Light and funny reading. Good book about Irish working class life.


How to Be Lost
How to Be Lost
Author: Amanda Eyre Ward
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 550
Review Date: 5/8/2006


Very good book.


If I'd Killed Him When I Met Him (Elizabeth MacPherson, Bk 8)
If I'd Killed Him When I Met Him (Elizabeth MacPherson, Bk 8)
Author: Sharyn McCrumb
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 120
Review Date: 12/24/2004


Mystery with some humor.


Mama Day
Mama Day
Author: Gloria Naylor
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 54
Review Date: 9/24/2005


Great book.


The Mammy (Agnes Browne, Bk 1)
The Mammy (Agnes Browne, Bk 1)
Author: Brendan O'Carroll
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 113
Review Date: 8/29/2005
Helpful Score: 1


I liked it. Depiction of Dublin life from the standpoint of a widow with 7 children.


The Mermaids Singing
The Mermaids Singing
Author: Lisa Carey
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 35
Review Date: 8/5/2005
Helpful Score: 1


I really enjoyed this book and plan on reading some of this authors other novels. 3 generations of women all trying to deal with the past and present, choices and decisions they have made. About mothers and daughters. Excellent read!


The Midwife's Tale
The Midwife's Tale
Author: Gretchen Moran Laskas
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 29
Review Date: 9/2/2006


A quick pleasant read.


Mystic River
Mystic River
Author: Dennis Lehane
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 523
Review Date: 8/28/2005


Excellent.


Nights Of Rain And Stars
Nights Of Rain And Stars
Author: Maeve Binchy
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 157
Review Date: 8/11/2005


Excellent.


One Small Thing
One Small Thing
Author: Jessica Barksdale Inclan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 18
Review Date: 7/29/2005
Helpful Score: 2


Good read. First of her books that I have read. Liked it enough to pick up a few of her other novels. Realistic emotional ups and downs of a marriage in crisis due to an unforeseen "event".


Practical Magic
Practical Magic
Author: Alice Hoffman
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 164
Review Date: 8/28/2005


Excellent.


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