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Love Invents Us
Love Invents Us
Author: Amy Bloom
National Book Award finalist Amy Bloom has written a tale of growing up that is sharp and funny, rueful and uncompromisingly real. — A chubby girl with smudged pink harlequin glasses and a habit of stealing Heath Bars from the local five-and-dime, Elizabeth Taube is the only child of parents whose indifference to her is the one sure thi...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780375750229
ISBN-10: 0375750223
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 224
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 31 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
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technicolorfemale avatar reviewed Love Invents Us on + 5 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Well written, but absolutely depressing.
mentalorigami avatar reviewed Love Invents Us on + 12 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I enjoyed the way the "forces of love" were very clearly demonstrated and how the results of the different loves were very clear and easy to understand. Bloom didn't try to obscure meaning to make the reader think too hard, which is both numbing and entertaining. I'm trying to come up with positive things to say about this book, but I didn't like it that much.
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Helpful Score: 2
I loved this book... like all Bloom books you identify with every single character and finish the book seeing bits of yourself in all the characters.
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