SilkyDreamGirl

by Cris Burks | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0767912950 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingmaryzeewing of Taneytown, Maryland USA on 6/18/2004
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Journal Entry 1 by wingmaryzeewing from Taneytown, Maryland USA on Friday, June 18, 2004
Picked this up at the library book sale, for BC. But it looks good, so I may have to read it before sharing.
:-)

From the cover -
Although she's funny, smart and lovable, the world of Katie Jeffries Cannon Smith Robinson Coomers is falling apart.
Her fourth husband, Clarence, has suddenly announced at a family picnic that he's abandoning the marriage and is leaving his sons with her; she's lost her job; and she's drowning in debt. To top it off, her tough-as-nails mother won't stop harping on the weight she's gained from the foods she's been eating for comfort, as if the scale held the answer to all of Katie's woes.
Like millions of women, Katie decides to tune out her real-life troubles by tuning in to the Internet. There, she sheds her plus-size wardrobe and emerges as SilkyDreamGirl, an identity as luscious as the desserts she craves. Soon Katie's imaginary self, who is self-assured, in control, and very sexy, starts taking charge in Katie's off-line world. Charming, fast-paced, and clever, this triumphant tale is a terrific treat that's low in calories and high in fun.

1/11/06 update - Reserved for Yokaye.

Journal Entry 2 by wingmaryzeewing from Taneytown, Maryland USA on Friday, January 13, 2006
I really enjoyed this quick read. Very believable problems in her life, too much (interfering) family, kids, job problems, finances. The only aspect I had problems with was - who has 4 ex-husbands? But I guess that made it more fun, trying to keep them all straight. My only other problem with this book was, why did she have to lose weight (or at least get down to the "perfect" weight) to get her life straightened out. But I guess that was part of the journey. Loved the bits about the online chat rooms, and her "cyber" life. Now I'm off to look for a recipe for lemon meringue cake ;)

Mailed to Yokaye on Tuesday, 1/16/06.

Journal Entry 3 by yokaye on Monday, January 23, 2006
Received this in the mail today; thank you, MaryZee! I'll be looking forward to this morsel after my current read. :P

Journal Entry 4 by yokaye on Monday, June 12, 2006
I enjoyed parts of this one, but probably would not read it again. Instead of having fun trying to keep the ex-husbands apart, it just got me confused. ;)

I did enjoy her cyber life. Her story is realistic in describing the effects of her cyber experiences...at first shy and shocked at what 'happened' in chat rooms.

All in all it is a good story, with memorable moments, but it didn't hold my attention all that well.

I'll be passing this one along to another bookcrosser. :)

Journal Entry 5 by yokaye on Friday, July 14, 2006
SilkyDreamGirl is on the move!

I'm sending this one along to KarmelK as part of the Well-Travelled Wild Release Challenge. I'm hoping that this Silky Dream Girl has a good life and travels far and wide to share her experiences...and her culinary talents. ;)


Journal Entry 6 by KarmelK from Jerome, Michigan USA on Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Recieved this today from Yokaye for the Well Travelled Wild Release Challenge.
Thanks for this, the culinary aspects make it perfect for me. I gave it a quick read. Interesting. But I had a hard time relating. I'll release this today just in time to get a Dual Release with the Chef Challenge.

Journal Entry 7 by KarmelK at Big Boy in Chelsea, Michigan USA on Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Released 13 yrs ago (7/19/2006 UTC) at Big Boy in Chelsea, Michigan USA

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In the Ladies Room on the sink counter next to the fake plant.

Journal Entry 8 by chloe09 from Stockbridge, Michigan USA on Friday, July 21, 2006
when i found the book i felt so lucky because i never get to do anything like this thanks!!!!

CAUGHT IN: chelsey michigan

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