Baby Corner


Baby, Trying to Conceive and Pregnancy Message Boards


Lost Your Password?

Baby Corner Message Board > Parent to Parent > Entertainment The 10th Circle



The 10th Circle

Post Reply Post New Topic  

 
Thread Tools Display Modes


 
Old 07-18-06, 09:33 PM
rudolphia's Avatar
is reading!
Rudi - VIP CL & mom of 2
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Chicago suburbs
Posts: 13,465
Thanked 681 Times
Points: 2
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 10.91%
Default The 10th Circle

Well, for all my kvetching about Jodi Picoult, I'm going to give her latest book a shot. I just got the word from the library that it's waiting for me. Let's hope it's not another courtroom drama with a suspiciously pat ending...

She's such a good writer. Let's hope I get a more original story this time.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 07-18-06, 10:46 PM
the_littleminx's Avatar
VIP Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Originally from PA. Now live in OK. Did, however, spend 5 yrs in HK.
Posts: 31,391
Thanked 129 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 1.82%
Default

I hope you enjoy this one more than some of her others. For sure let us know what you think.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 07-18-06, 11:06 PM
MrsPook's Avatar
is ready for some football!!
Michelle - VIP CL
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Bloomington, Illinois, USA
Posts: 20,907
Thanked 793 Times
Points: 7
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 56.36%
Default

Reply With Quote
 
Old 07-19-06, 01:59 AM
dhortonh's Avatar
Mommy to One
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Florida
Posts: 4,577
Thanked 16 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 1.82%
Default

I just picked up The 10th Circle too but I wont be reading it for at least a couple of days because I started reading the August Read.
Rudi we will have to compare notes
Reply With Quote
 
Old 07-29-06, 08:57 PM
rudolphia's Avatar
is reading!
Rudi - VIP CL & mom of 2
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Chicago suburbs
Posts: 13,465
Thanked 681 Times
Points: 2
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 10.91%
Default

I just finished, Dawn. I was pleasantly surprised that there was no courtroom drama this time, and I thought the comic book touches added an interesting parallel to the story. Also, the comic book culture worked into the story rang very true. I used to be a big comic book fan in my teens, and Picoult worked these elements into the book seamlessly.

I was less thrilled with the Alaskan culture elements. They felt forced and "researched" as opposed to an organic part of the story. I also found Trixie's ease in getting from Maine to Alaska pretty far-fetched.

Overall, not a bad book. I'd give it a solid 7. What did you think?
Reply With Quote

Latest Articles
13 Ways to Naturally Relieve Morning Sickness
Is morning sickness getting you down? Here are 13 ways to help calm your stomach, and relieve morning sickness whether you have it in the morning, afternoon, or all day.

Milk Allergy in Infants
Sometimes it's difficult to tell if your baby is sick, or if s(he) has a milk or forumula allergy. Learn the difference, the symptoms and treatment options of milk allergies in infants.

Here's Why Eating Organic During Pregnancy Is Better
During pregnancy, it might be wise to switch to eating organic foods for the health of your baby. Learn why.

BPA Exposure and Infertility in Women
BPA seems to have an effect on infants, children, and pregnant women, and there also seems to be a link between BPA and infertility in women.

Kate Middleton Suffers Severe Morning Sickness in Second Pregnancy
Kate Middleton is once again experiencing severe morning sickness, or hyperemesis gravidarum, in her second pregnancy.

July 2014 Baby Photo Contest Winner

Baby Photo Contest Winner
Congratulations nwad2470!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:14 AM.


Pregnancy | Fertility | Baby | Toddler | Free Baby Stuff! | Community | Baby Names

About Baby Corner | Advertising | Editorial | Contact Baby Corner | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright © 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2009, Crawlability, Inc.