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, 10:33 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 6.49%
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, 11:46 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 1.08%
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 07-19-06, 12:06 AM
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 33.51%
Default

Reply With Quote
 
Old 07-19-06, 02:59 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 1.08%
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, 09:57 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 6.49%
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
Simpler Drug Labels for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers
If you've ever looked at your prescription bottles, you may have wondered, "Is this medication safe during pregnancy?" New labeling guidelines released by the FDA will now make it easier for you to know what medications are safe for pregnant and breast

Can You Take Too Much Folic Acid?
If you are diligently making sure you get as much folic acid as you possible can every day, you may want to read about this startling new research that says too much folic acid may actually be harmful.

New Alcohol in Pregnancy Guidelines Issued in the UK
New guidelines on drinking alcohol before and during pregnancy from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in the U.K. have been released. How do their guidelines compare to those in the U.S.?

Woman Gives Birth to Surprise 14 Pound Baby
Another rare case of big baby syndrome, macrosomia, occurred in Tampa Floria last month, when a woman gave birth to an amazing 14 pound baby.

Olive Oil In Women's Diets Can Boost Fertility
If you have been eating a low fat diet and trying to conceive, researchers say you might want to think twice. Healthy oils and fats can help to increase your chances of conceiving by as much as 40%.

January 2015 Baby Photo Contest Winner

"Puddin' Smile" Baby Photo Contest Winner
Congratulations Puddin15!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:17 PM.


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 © 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2009, Crawlability, Inc.