Elaine A. - Reviews

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A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive
A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive
Author: Dave Pelzer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/10/2007


Actually disturbing in it's authenticity. Painfully vivid.


Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, Bk 1)
Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, Bk 1)
Author: Sophie Kinsella
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 1991
Review Date: 3/10/2007


Lighthearted. Fun for anyone with a shopping addiction.


Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl
Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl
Author: Tracy Quan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/10/2007
Helpful Score: 4


Very fun. funny, smart and edgy. Very frank, straightforward, and probably somewhat controversial


Guilty Feet (Red Dress Ink)
Guilty Feet (Red Dress Ink)
Author: Kelly Harte
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/10/2007


Funny, light. Amusing for those of us who like to pretend we haven't done humiliating things after a break up


In Her Shoes
In Her Shoes
Author: Jennifer Weiner
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/10/2007


Surprising. I expected a typical chick read... but got something much more sincere.


Italy Out Of Hand: A Capricious Tour
Italy Out Of Hand: A Capricious Tour
Author: Barbara Hodgson
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/13/2007


Very interesting. Great for any travel junkie (whether in reality or just in dreams). A multitude of quirky facts, quips, quotes and stories about Italy


A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Author: Betty Smith
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/10/2007
Helpful Score: 2


A very real very honest story from the viewpoint of a little girl growing up tough in Brooklyn. Kind of an American female version of Angela's Ashes


True Notebooks : A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall
True Notebooks : A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall
Author: Mark Salzman
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/10/2007


Great! portrays the dichotomy of trying to help, but only being able to do as much as a person is ready to accept.


TUMBLE HOME: A NOVELLA AND SHORT STORIES
TUMBLE HOME: A NOVELLA AND SHORT STORIES
Author: Amy Hempel
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/10/2007


Interesting. Very unique fleeting stories that each fill you with a very distinct emotion... whether it is wonder, short-lived sadness, intrigue or unsettledness. Provoking.


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