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Old 07-18-06, 10:33 PM
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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.
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Old 07-18-06, 11:46 PM
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I hope you enjoy this one more than some of her others. For sure let us know what you think.
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Old 07-19-06, 02:59 AM
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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
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Old 07-29-06, 09:57 PM
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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?
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