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Most Helpful Favorable Review

118 out of 242 people found this review helpful.

I think a lot of these reviews are just because they dislike Mrs

I think a lot of these reviews are just because they dislike Mrs. Clinton and have not read the book at all. Just because you think you know what happpened at Benghazi and you have no clue as you were not there. Sad people cannot read a book with out politican nastiness...
I think a lot of these reviews are just because they dislike Mrs. Clinton and have not read the book at all. Just because you think you know what happpened at Benghazi and you have no clue as you were not there. Sad people cannot read a book with out politican nastiness.

posted by Bookster52 on June 10, 2014

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Most Helpful Critical Review

85 out of 168 people found this review helpful.

With 'Hard Choices' written by Hillary Clinton contrary to some

With 'Hard Choices' written by Hillary Clinton contrary to some other reviewers wrote I'm sure Hillary made a certain sign that she decided to go for President in the next election.




'Hard Choices' is a memoir that will equally divide the nation on the advocates and ...
With 'Hard Choices' written by Hillary Clinton contrary to some other reviewers wrote I'm sure Hillary made a certain sign that she decided to go for President in the next election.




'Hard Choices' is a memoir that will equally divide the nation on the advocates and opponents, and although I'm often telling in my reviews the book should be judged, not those who write them, in this case I have to say that this book was a more or less big disappointment.




On the positive side it cannot be denied that this work is written in good style, while Hillary in same time does not want to be too provocative, yet strives to intrigue the reader, but the reader after closing last of its 600 pages will wonder what added value this book offers, and what new we can learn from it that is already not known.




Therefore I think one does not need to bother whether you are democratic pro or Republican contra, but to be honest and say that this book simply does nothing to justify the overwhelming publicity that has been created around it. It's fully fair to say that 'Hard Choices' doesn't live up to the expectations that were created its release, but as I said in the beginning I'm certain that the future months will prove Clinton with its book unofficially announced her candidacy as a biographical book is always a great „litmus paper“ for such things.




Inside reader will find her story about the most important events which marked her four-year time spent on position of Secretary of State, divided in six parts marked by some common denominator, such as part where she discuss time she spent in Asian countries, war in the Middle East or part about the revolutions that marked few last years in Africa and Asia.




Although it is certain that the majority of people will have their opinion about the book when they see its cover, but still if you decide to read it I guess you'll feel just as I do now - as you could differently and in the better way spend invested time in its reading as book really does not offer anything particularly new and valuable due to which it would be worth to recommend its reading.

posted by LovetoReadRomance on June 11, 2014

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  • Posted June 10, 2014

    Really disappointed. Bought the book for my wife, she was a big

    Really disappointed. Bought the book for my wife, she was a big Hillary fan. Lost the love after Benghazi, can't forgive Clinton.
    Wife made me give the book back
    I read most of it (friends copy), just the usual, clouds of fiction.  HMMM, Vince Foster.  Put it back, don't bother. SAD

    75 out of 213 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 10, 2014

    I feel the book is full of lies, which makes the reader feel poo

    I feel the book is full of lies, which makes the reader feel poor about time in office as secretary of state.

    16 out of 52 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 10, 2014

    I bought the book to see what all the hubbub was about and what

    I bought the book to see what all the hubbub was about and what a waste of money on my part. Granted the writing of the book was above average the book just wasted for me. I picked it up 3 times to start reading. Put it in the box a work for people to read and it's still there.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2014

    Bad Choice(s).

    Bad Choice(s).

    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2014

    Detailed insight into the dynamics if decision-making at the hig

    Detailed insight into the dynamics if decision-making at the highest level of government on the most powerful nation on Earth.  The chapter on Benghazi was interesting for the detail behind the taking-heads political rhetoric that masquerades as 'opinion' in US newspaper and on TV.  With IS national security at stake in so many ways, it's a relief to read about these topics from an 'adult' non-partisan perspective. 

    3 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2014

    Very sad product, shame she must have written it by committee. T

    Very sad product, shame she must have written it by committee. Too boring to finish, sad

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2014

    Enough

    Enough

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2014

    M

    Ioi

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2014

    Disappointed

    I admire Secretary Clinton and the work she has done as a public servant. With that being said, I was disappointed in this book. Maybe my expectations were too high but the book is structured strictly to highlight the wealth of foreign policy experience she obtained as SoS. At times, the book came off disingenuous and wishy-washy. For someone as intelligent and experienced as her, I was hoping for something more insightful regarding where America stands in relation to the wide array of obstacles that we face from her perspective and where we should go from here. Instead, I read mostly accounts of her friendships with various diplomats and anecdotes that were mostly distractions.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2014

    A tour de force in self aggrandizement - and less than honest, t

    A tour de force in self aggrandizement - and less than honest, to be honest.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2014

    I HOPE THAT YOU ENJOYED THIS BOOK RIGHT HERE

    I LIKE THIS BOOK BECAUSE ITS A VERY GOOD BOOK

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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