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The Beach House

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

14 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

A great summer read

I liked how the author wrote this book. The book is divided into parts; each part represents a summer month. During the month, different renters reside in the beach house and the reader is allowed a glimpse into their lives. Near month's end, the current renters prepare...
I liked how the author wrote this book. The book is divided into parts; each part represents a summer month. During the month, different renters reside in the beach house and the reader is allowed a glimpse into their lives. Near month's end, the current renters prepare the house for the new renters, as everyone knows one another.

It was though I was reading three short stories in one book, however the author did a fantastic job of tying the renters' stories together. The Beach House is about picking up the pieces after a loss and beginning again.

4.5 stars

posted by IHeart2Read on July 18, 2009

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Most Helpful Critical Review

5 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

What the heck did I just read?  It switched gears so abruptly at

What the heck did I just read?  It switched gears so abruptly at te end of each section, it was jarring.  There was absolutely no sense of closure at the end, either.  Just a "thanks for playing, here, read this excerpt...." So not worth it.

posted by ElleFilz on December 30, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2013

    What the heck did I just read?  It switched gears so abruptly at

    What the heck did I just read?  It switched gears so abruptly at te end of each section, it was jarring.  There was absolutely no sense of closure at the end, either.  Just a "thanks for playing, here, read this excerpt...."

    So not worth it.

    5 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 19, 2009

    Did not like this book

    I'm sorry but I did not like this book at all. I thought the writing was very poor and the characters were not believable. The only thing I did like about it was that the author wrote about the characters in sections. I stuck with it because I paid for it, otherwise I would not have finished it.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2013

    Gabriel

    *schlouches in a chair not knowing who to talk to and what to say*

    1 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 27, 2014

    I'm really surprised this book has so many five star reviews. It

    I'm really surprised this book has so many five star reviews. It was shallow, predictable, and sometimes boring. The characters have no depth, it was soooo predictable. I'm glad it was on sale for 1.99. If you like books that have various interwoven stories don't waste your money on this one, pick up ANY Maeve Binchy novel, the writing is a million times better.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 24, 2014

    i cant

    My Nook doeswnt work anymore so I cantwrite a review sorry

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2013

    Considering the price of any water front property

    Might have been more drsmatic

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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