Dawn R. - Reviews

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The Bonesetter's Daughter
The Bonesetter's Daughter
Author: Amy Tan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 11/30/2009
Helpful Score: 1


Lovely story .. enjoyed every minute of it!


The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Review Date: 10/7/2010


These stories are each rich in detail and woven together beautifully.


Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard
Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard
Author: Kiran Desai
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/21/2009


Story lines could be interesting, but none are followed through. Characters could be interesting, but none are developed. Left me scratching my head, but not pining for more.


Love the One You're With
Love the One You're With
Author: Emily Giffin
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 500
Review Date: 2/2/2010


This is a light book with a predictable outcome. Quick read.


Suite Francaise
Suite Francaise
Author: Sandra Smith (Translator), Irene Nemirovsky
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 409
Review Date: 8/27/2009
Helpful Score: 1


Slightly heavy book about various and interesting French characters during WWII, showing the mentality of a Nazi occupied population. There are some light points and funny turns for some characters. Heavy on the details and found that I needed to review chracater traits once we returned to the person/group.

Interesting, but don't need to read again!


This One Is Mine
This One Is Mine
Author: Maria Semple
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/7/2015


Book Club average was 2 out of 5. I loved her other book "Where Are You Bernadette' so I thought we'd all enjoy this one. None of us (9) found any of the characters endearing and the sofa scene almost made me lose my lunch. Only bonus - its an easy, quick read.


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