Maudie K. (maudiek) - Reviews

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Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
Author: Lorna Landvik
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/10/2005
Helpful Score: 2


A wonderful story about friendship among 5 women that spans 30 years. Their book club, "Angry Housewives. . . " gives them a venue to share good and bad times.


The Beach House
The Beach House
Author: Mary Alice Monroe
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 225
Review Date: 12/27/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Can the feelings bewteen mother and daughter be recaptured? Caretta Rutledge finds the answers as she heads back to her childhood home from her hustle and bustle life in Chicago. Romance blooms and fences are mended before it is too late. A great and easy read!


The Book Club
The Book Club
Author: Mary Alice Monroe
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 62
Review Date: 6/1/2006
Helpful Score: 1


This is a great story of the friendship of 5 women who can always connect through their book club.


Bubbles in Trouble (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 2)
Bubbles in Trouble (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 2)
Author: Sarah Strohmeyer
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 207
Review Date: 2/2/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Bubbles Yablonsky changes from a hairdresser who wears tank tops, stiletto heels, and major make-up to an undercover assignment in an Amish community. This book is fun, although the plot is truly ludicrous! It has many funny moments and was quick to read.


Coming Home : True Inspirational Tales of Family and Community (Rocking Chair Reader)
Review Date: 4/25/2006


Easy to read. A series of short, brief stories about "ordinary folks" and small town America.


Dead Center : The Shocking True Story of a Murder on Snipe Mountain
Review Date: 1/1/2007
Helpful Score: 3


This was a pretty good book. It was a little hard to follow at times dues to the "technicalities" about types of guns, bullets, etc.


Dead Solid Perfect
Dead Solid Perfect
Author: Dan Jenkins
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 5/14/2006


This book is described as the "Semi-Tough" of the PGA. My husband describes it as "sexist, mabe a little raunchy", but he laughed out loud many times while reading it.


Eat Cake
Eat Cake
Author: Jeanne Ray
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 61
Review Date: 1/25/2007
Helpful Score: 2


A fun book to read with bonus recipes at the end! Ruth relieves her stress through baking cakes, and helps to save the day for her family.


The Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary  and Sewing Circle
The Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary and Sewing Circle
Author: Lois Battle
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 120
Review Date: 2/1/2006
Helpful Score: 2


A fun, quick easy read! Lots of characters and personalities who join together for support after the "Cherished Lady" factory closes down.


The Gift
The Gift
Author: Danielle Steel
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/10/2005


Typical Danielle Steel--easy to read. Relatively simle story about life in the 50s.


Good Family
Good Family
Author: Terry Gamble
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 26
Review Date: 1/17/2007
Helpful Score: 4


Although it took me a little while to get into this book, the story was pretty good about a woman "coming home" as her mother is dying and the eccentric group of cousins she must deal with.


Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire and Death
Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire and Death
Author: Ann Rule
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 191
Review Date: 11/13/2005


Another great book by Ann Rule. Profiles a manipulative woman who seems to have totally fooled many close to her.


Heart's Calling
Heart's Calling
Author: Michael DiBenedetto
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 8/10/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Anyone familiar with Columbia, Missouri will recognize references to places in this book. A perpetual college student trying to find his way, despite what his father thinks he should do, infuses this book with both humor and heart.


The Honk and Holler Opening Soon
The Honk and Holler Opening Soon
Author: Billie Letts
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/3/2005


This was a fun book! It has a lot of quirky characters, humor, and twists and turns in the story line. Truly lets you realize that "home is where the heart is".


The Hot Flash Club (Hot Flash Club, Bk 1)
The Hot Flash Club (Hot Flash Club, Bk 1)
Author: Nancy Thayer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 118
Review Date: 10/31/2006


Best friends through thick and thin, these characters have great fun, even in the "hot flash" moments of their lives!


I Am Charlotte Simmons
I Am Charlotte Simmons
Author: Tom Wolfe
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 99
Review Date: 8/28/2006


This is a long book, but was a pretty goood story about a "country girl" dealing with life on a college campus.


The Interruption of Everything
The Interruption of Everything
Author: Terry McMillan
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/28/2005
Helpful Score: 2


A good book about "mid-life crisis", family, and finding the way to the future.


Jordan's Bend
Jordan's Bend
Author: Carolyn Williford
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 6/26/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Historical fiction dealing with "President Roosevelt's New Deal" as it comes to Jordan's Bend with promises of progress and prosperity.


Ladder of Years
Ladder of Years
Author: Anne Tyler
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/10/2005


A great book about a woman who feels she has been totally taken advantage of and not truly appreciated by her family.


Life Expectancy
Life Expectancy
Author: Dean Koontz
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 575
Review Date: 4/1/2006


I really enjoyed this book! I did not see the surprise near the end coming! Suspenseful, yet humorous too.


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