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★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
Audra (Unabridged Chick)
Inés Suárez is a heroine that will stick with me for a long time. At the book's opening, she estimates she's about seventy years old and is going to soon die. In the rambling way of someone working th...
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★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Maura
1.5 étoiles.

Je n'ai pas aimé le livre. Désolée. Mais Doria était très ennuyeuse et il n'y avait pas une "vrai histoire". Il était les petites histoires des gens dans sa vie.

C'est une p...
A Woman of Substance Image
★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Kathryn Yaste
I didn't finish this book. I gave it about 150 pages,and it showed no signs of getting any better. If anything, the writing got more redundant and florid. Everything is over described, the characters ...
Baby Island Image
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Corinne Wilson
I read this in the 1980s — several times. It was one of my absolute favorites!!! I’ve been meaning to re-read though I’m afraid I’ll lose the magic. I mean nine-toed grumpy old man, two girls, a bunch...
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★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
Lyndon Bailey
Some of it is overblown and sounds like 'The Firm'..pinch of salt required since many of the testomonies are from industry talking heads.Nonetheless and good window into cultural trends and advertisin...
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★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Becky
This was maybe the worst book I've ever read. I usually enjoy mindless chick lit, but this wasn't even enjoyable. The characters are horrific, completely selfish people with no redeeming value, and wh...
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★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆
Emma Deplores Goodreads Censorship
Actually 2.5★ - I liked it well enough to keep reading for more than two months, but in the end it was just too damn long (my ebook edition ended on p1289).

This is the story of Ashton Pelham-M...
Where the Red Fern Grows Image
★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Will
This book did nothing for me. I forced myself to finish it. Perhaps I should have read it as an adolescent?

Full disclosure: I'm a cat person.

The story follows a young hillbilly, named...
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★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆
Beth
It’s a funny series, this one. Charming in its way - unfinished, too, since only the first five books were published in the US - and a weird mix of hard work and ridiculous good luck.

That mix...
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★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Heather
The penultimate book of the series and one of the best.

Drina has a baptism of fire with her 1st tour as a member of the company...but it has one good result...friendlier relations with Queeni...

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