Sue S. (Kasue) - Reviews

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Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, Bk 1)
Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, Bk 1)
Author: Dan Brown
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 350
Review Date: 8/23/2006


Very similar in style to The DaVinci Code.


Cold Sassy Tree
Cold Sassy Tree
Author: Olive Ann Burns
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 96
Review Date: 2/4/2006
Helpful Score: 2


A wonderful, heartwarming story about the changes in a family and their small Georgia town when their recently widowed grandfather marries a Yankee woman half his age. You won't want the book to end!


Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
Author: Atul Gawande
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 159
Review Date: 9/17/2006


A surgeon's look at the fascinating complexities and complications of modern medicine, using actual cases as his examples. A finalist for the National Book Award.


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.
 1994
Review Date: 2/14/2006


A lighthearted romance about a ditzy shopping-crazed financial journalist trying to raise her salary, lower her credit card bills, and find Mr. Right. Becky Bloomwood is pretty brainless for the first half of the book, but stick with it for the emotional payoff at the end.


The Devil Wears Prada
The Devil Wears Prada
Author: Lauren Weisberger
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/6/2006


A detailed rendering of the main character's year as an personal and office go-fer to a tyrannical New York fashion editor. Occasionally entertaining, but frequently tedious. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.


Faking It
Faking It
Author: Jennifer Crusie
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/9/2006


A funny modern romance about a charming con man in search of the couple who conned him out of three million dollars, the artist he falls in love with (who has her own secret locked in the basement), her eccentric family and their boarder who may or may not be a hitman.


Further Tales of the City (Tales of the City, Bk 3)
Further Tales of the City (Tales of the City, Bk 3)
Author: Armistead Maupin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 56
Review Date: 2/15/2006


This third book in the Tales of the City series continues Armistead Maupin's funny, touching story about the eccentric residents of 28 Barbary Lane in San Francisco during the sexually liberated period of the early 1980s.


Holly
Holly
Author: Jude Deveraux
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 181
Review Date: 1/30/2006


This is a quick modern romance by popular author Jude Deveraux.


The Indian How Book
The Indian How Book
Author: Arthur C. Parker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 8
Review Date: 9/17/2006


This book provides an interesting look at tribal traditions among American Indians -- what they wore, what they ate, how they hunted, how they played, how they taught their children, how they prepared for battle, etc.


Little Earthquakes
Little Earthquakes
Author: Jennifer Weiner
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/2/2006


A gentle story of four new mothers who find that combining motherhood and marriage (along with careers, in-laws, infidelity, unemployment and tragedy) is more difficult than they expect, but is made easier with the support of friends.


Loving the Highlander (Pine Creek Highlander, Bk 2)
Loving the Highlander (Pine Creek Highlander, Bk 2)
Author: Janet Chapman
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 146
Review Date: 4/21/2006


Time-traveling Scottish highlander (minus the kilt) meets beautiful, but scarred, modern photographer, leading to magic, romance and hot sex.


Metro Girl (Alex Barnaby, Bk 1)
Metro Girl (Alex Barnaby, Bk 1)
Author: Janet Evanovich
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/30/2006


A light read to tide over the Stephanie Plum fans until Evanovich's next book in that series.


The Other Boleyn Girl
The Other Boleyn Girl
Author: Philippa Gregory
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/4/2006


A fictional retelling of the story of Mary Boleyn, mistress to England's King Henry VIII before her sister Anne Boleyn captured his heart.


Salem Falls
Salem Falls
Author: Jodi Picoult
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/4/2006


A stranger comes to a small New England town with a secret that he hopes to keep buried in his past. As he quietly finds a job and falls in love with a local woman, his new beginning in the community is threatened by allegations made by a group of malicious teenagers who play at witchcraft. A dark read about the secrets hidden in small towns.


T1 TARZAN OF THE APES (Tarzan)
T1 TARZAN OF THE APES (Tarzan)
Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 5/23/2006


A good read -- and better than most of the movies!


Welcome to Temptation (Dempsey, Bk 1)
Welcome to Temptation (Dempsey, Bk 1)
Author: Jennifer Crusie
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 534
Review Date: 2/15/2006


A lively, funny, sexy book about a big city video producer who travels to a little town on assignment and finds herself inexplicably attracted to the town's mayor and the lifestyle there.


What The Lady Wants
What The Lady Wants
Author: Jennifer Crusie
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/15/2006


Sexy and funny, with unexpected twists and turns.


When in Rome...
When in Rome...
Author: Gemma Townley
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/30/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Modern English girl has a reliable boyfriend, but when her handsome, dashing ex-boyfriend reappears in her life and invites her to Rome for the weekend, she impulsively decides to accept. An easy chick-lit read, but the stupidity of the main character was kind of annoying.


Your Big Break
Your Big Break
Author: Johanna Edwards
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/21/2006


Dani Myers facilitates romantic breakups for other people at a company called Your Big Break. But her life becomes complicated when one of her jobs hits too close to home and then she finds herself falling for one of the guys being dumped by a money-hungry girlfriend.


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