Posts Categorized: book review

Jul 01
Book Review: House Rules

Book Review: House Rules

House Rules  by Jodi Picoult, published March 2010, read April 2010.  I enjoy most books written by Jody Picoult, thought I’ve only this and the last six, I have not make it back to her earlier works.   Maybe some day. House Rules is the story of a young man, Jacob… Read more »

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Feb 25
Review: Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

Review: Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

This debut novel by Beth Hoffman is a winner.  We are introduced to Cecelia, CeeCee Honeycutt, a young girl with a disturbing home life.  She is really the keeper of her mother, her father off working on the road.  In sweeps her here to fore unknown Great Aunt Tootie, and… Read more »

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Feb 01
Book Review: The Noticer

Book Review: The Noticer

A friend of mine was kind enough to send me this book last fall.  It made an impression on her and she wanted to share it.  I was really touched by her act of kindness. This book is fiction, but then again, I’m not sure that it all is.  It’s… Read more »

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Oct 05
Mini Book Review Monday

Mini Book Review Monday

Mini…………because two of these books were read over a month ago, and alas great details slip my mind…….. I finished this book last week. It is the story of 11 girls from Ames Iowa, just a bit younger than myself, born in 1963 and 64. This amazing look into how… Read more »

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Sep 02
Book Review: The Help

Book Review: The Help

The HelpbyKathryn Stockett Set in 1962 Mississippi, The Help is the story of a young woman, Skeeter, who has recently returned home from college. Living again in Jackson MS, she is not surprised that her mother’s biggest concern is her finding a husband. She aspires to be a writer, and… Read more »

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Jul 14
Book Review: Best Friends Forever

Book Review: Best Friends Forever

I ‘ve read all of Jennifer Weiner’s books, and from the beginning I fell in love with her wit and style and her ability to make me laugh at the realities in our lives that are so funny but true. From the Publisher: Addie Downs and Valerie Adler will be… Read more »

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Jun 20
Book Review: Home Safe

Book Review: Home Safe

I’ve read most of Elizabeth Berg’s novels. I find her style easy and detailed and enjoyable. What I’ve enjoyed most in her books has been her ability to look into a woman’s soul, what she is feeling and how she is managing change in her life. In Berg’s newest novel,… Read more »

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Jun 03
Book Review : Handle with Care

Book Review : Handle with Care

Handle with Care is the story of Willow, a young girl with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, or OI, brittle bone disease. Her bones break from the simplest of acts, bumping into a table, sitting down etc. Her mother, Charlotte, her father Sean, her sister Amelia are all impacted by Willow’s OI, keeping… Read more »

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