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The Penny: A Novel

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

A great novel!

I was happily amazed by The Penny. The story was fresh and exciting, and it kept me entertained, and the struggles that Jenny faces are real, and written in such a way that they seem real, even to the reader. This book is a perfect example of how the little things can a...
I was happily amazed by The Penny. The story was fresh and exciting, and it kept me entertained, and the struggles that Jenny faces are real, and written in such a way that they seem real, even to the reader. This book is a perfect example of how the little things can always make a big difference. I highly recommend it!

posted by I_read_books on July 20, 2009

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Most Helpful Critical Review

6 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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Here goes harriet klausner again revealing everything about the book. I'll bet she stands at the door of the movie theatre and gives away the ending.

posted by 8888649 on August 26, 2012

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  • Posted April 6, 2009

    A book to make the heart cry

    This very moving story of a young, abused girl was told from the perspective of the same girl, grown up. It also speaks to the issues of integration and black/white relationships. Very moving and thought provoking.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 7, 2011

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    Find a Penny pick it up...

    what a remarkable story, all because of a penny. Helps you believe in humanity again

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 28, 2013

    Interesting premise

    pretty good read, but seemed to drag at times -

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2012

    God is good--

    And so is this book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2012

    You'll never look at a penny the same way after reading this book

    I began to wonder if this was a true story. Interesting that I found a penny the next day after I read this book!

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  • Posted February 22, 2011

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    Highly recommend

    It was a good read from beginning to end. It didn't end like I thought it was going to end, which is what made it a good book.

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  • Posted April 27, 2009

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    A Surprisingly Good, In-depth Read

    What might seem to be light reading at first glance turns into a deep discovery of human nature and how we all interact with one another. The characters develop quickly into reminders of those in your own childhood. The authors spin a wonderful tale of childhood innocence along with the heartbreaks of adulthood. This would be a great story for a book club as the discussions would flow effortlessly!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2007

    loved it

    read this book in a few days. great story. thought provoking

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