I Read a Good Book

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    A Touching True Story...

    A novel by Constance Briscoe... called "Ugly".....who had a horrible upbringing with a hellish mother who was physically abusive...as well as verbally and emotionally....with her mother telling her she'd never amount to anything...against many obstacles in her life...she is now a...
    blackgirl71 blackgirl71
    41-45, F
    Jun 10, 2010

    Street Kid

    It's called "Street Kid" and it's by Judy Westwater. I only finished it this morning but it's a great book. A true story of a little girl who was let down by her family, beaten and neglected. A really good read, I won't tell you the ending, don't want to spoil it!
    31-35, F
    Nov 5, 2007


    The twilight series is most excellent!  It looks like something only a certain audience would like (teenage girl falls in love with a vampire), but took me by surprise.  I can't wait until the fourth book, Breaking Dawn comes out in August!
    chocchipkookie93 chocchipkookie93
    18-21, F
    Jun 25, 2008

    Thomas Glavinic

    I'm reading such a great book by Thomas Glavinic at the moment! I've rarely read a book in so short a time. I don't know if there is an english translation but in German it's called "Die Arbeit der Nacht" (The Work of the Night) and it's about a...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2007

    Special Topics In Calamity Physics

    An impossibly eloquent story of love, psychology, mystery, and society. I LOVED it.
    sondosia sondosia
    18-21, F
    Aug 5, 2007

    It's So Hard To Find A Good Book.

    But I did find one recently.  I read about it somewhere and decided that I'd check it out.  So I'm currently reading "The Other Boleyn Girl".  It's really good, especially for those of you who like dramatic and romantic stories.  It takes place in...
    xWhenTheSkyCriesx xWhenTheSkyCriesx
    13-15, F
    Oct 23, 2009

    The 48 Laws of Power

    kind of creepy and REALLY manipulative, but you will never be fooled by someone again.
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 7, 2007
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