Madensky Square

by Eva Ibbotson | Romance |
ISBN: 0380714116 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbookstogivewing of Springville, Tennessee USA on 7/15/2013
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5 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingbookstogivewing from Springville, Tennessee USA on Wednesday, October 23, 2013
I got this book just for Bookcrossing and will read and or release, I don't know which yet!

Journal Entry 2 by wingbookstogivewing at Phoenix, Arizona USA on Monday, January 20, 2014

Released 5 yrs ago (1/20/2014 UTC) at Phoenix, Arizona USA

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Journal Entry 3 by tabby-cat-owner at Phoenix, Arizona USA on Friday, January 24, 2014
I received this book in the mail from bookstogive of Springfield, Tennessee as an RABCK.

Thank you so much for this book, bookstogive. I will read it and then send it on its way.

Journal Entry 4 by tabby-cat-owner at Phoenix, Arizona USA on Friday, February 06, 2015
This book has been donated to the General Literature VBB organized by bookstogive of Springville, Tennessee.

Note: This book has been made available again.

Journal Entry 5 by tabby-cat-owner at Phoenix, Arizona USA on Saturday, August 22, 2015
The author does a wonderful job of describing life in Salzburg, Austria in the early 1900s. The book is populated with a wide assortment of eccentric characters. I did get confused sometimes because I didn't instantly recollect the character being mentioned. Towards the end of the book, I was caught up in the many different stories occurring being wrapped up.

Note: This book has been sent off in a bookring.

Journal Entry 6 by wingbooklady331wing at Cape Coral, Florida USA on Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Arrived with the "M" titles for Iwillrejoice's VBB. Decided to keep this one.
9/7/16 offered in the ABC VBB. I put it on my short pile to read.

Journal Entry 7 by wingbooklady331wing at Cape Coral, Florida USA on Sunday, April 09, 2017
This book is described as a romance, that was what I was expecting, but I felt it was more than your typical romance. It was a story of love and human relationships. Eva Ibbotson has a way with words, and a way of describing her characters, that every scene, every person, comes vividly alive in your mind.

Susanna's dress shop stands in the delightful Madensky Square and is the very hub and heart of life. Susanna sympathizes with her neighbors, watches over Signi, the wretched, orphaned child prodigy, and with her infallible eye for dress, turns an ugly duckling into a beautiful swan.

There are many characters in Madensky Square, but Susanna’s dear friend Alice is the only one who has the slightest inkling that Susanna hides more than one secret. This hidden life, full of passion and anguish, gradually unfolds in a city of romance, music and gossip. As I was reading this book, I thought how this would make a wonderful TV series.

Reserved for ABC VBB

Journal Entry 8 by wingbooklady331wing at Cape Coral, Florida USA on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Released 2 yrs ago (4/20/2017 UTC) at Cape Coral, Florida USA

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Enjoy! KTM RABCK to rhythmbiscuit for ABC VBB.

Journal Entry 9 by rhythmbiscuit at Northglenn, Colorado USA on Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Thank you for sharing this book. I look forward to reading it.

Journal Entry 10 by rhythmbiscuit at Northglenn, Colorado USA on Monday, December 11, 2017
I picked up this book on a lark and ended up enjoying it more than I originally expected. I agree with booklady331 that it's more than a typical romance; I found myself caring about what would happen to the characters, and I liked the way the story unfolded.

I'll save this book for a VBB.

Journal Entry 11 by rhythmbiscuit at Northglenn, Colorado USA on Friday, June 08, 2018

Released 11 mos ago (6/8/2018 UTC) at Northglenn, Colorado USA

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Mailing this book to dabercro as part of the Books I’ve Read VBB. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 12 by dabercro at Clinton, Utah USA on Thursday, June 21, 2018
The book was waiting for me when I returned home from vacation. Thanks for sending.

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