Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

by Lorna Landvik | Women's Fiction |
ISBN: 0345442822 Global Overview for this book
Registered by booklover on 5/9/2006
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by booklover on Tuesday, May 09, 2006
I tried to read this one; got about half way through. Just not my cup of tea. I'm sure it will appeal to someone else. I will be offering this to the BXER's at the meetup tonight. If it is not chosen, I will place it on the shelves at the Dublin Starbucks.

Journal Entry 2 by herebedragons from Cotati, California USA on Saturday, June 10, 2006
Just the title alone was enough to make me grab this one. Thanks! :)

Journal Entry 3 by herebedragons from Cotati, California USA on Tuesday, July 04, 2006
I enjoyed this book. The title sounded like chick-lit to me, and I thought it would be a light, comic read, but it’s not. It’s not a downer, either, but definitely more “Ya-Ya Sisterhood” than “Bridget Jones.” It’s a saga spanning several decades of the lives of five women who form a book club, and the story of their friendship, and their lives. These women are the same generation as my own mother, so parts of the book (especially “The Seventies”) was interesting to me in the ways it reminded me of my own childhood – the cultural things and world events that were happening. On the whole, I found it very “real” – an interesting mix of characters and the challenges they face – infidelity and divorce, domestic abuse, the Vietnam war. And the central “thread” of the story deals with the woman who believed her own childhood was so loathsome that she created an entire fantasy past for herself. It wasn’t amazingly good or profoundly moving, but it was interesting and kept me reading until the end. 7/10

Journal Entry 4 by herebedragons at Athan Downs Park in San Ramon, California USA on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Released 12 yrs ago (9/12/2006 UTC) at Athan Downs Park in San Ramon, California USA

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Releasing at homeschooler's picnic.

Journal Entry 5 by dylan4me from Concord, California USA on Monday, September 18, 2006
I loved this! It was hard to put down! Thanks for passing this around!

CAUGHT IN SAN RAMON CA US

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