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The Upper Room

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Good quick read

Finished the book in two days. It was different, not somsthing i was use to. I love suspense, murder, and horror books. This was a mild version of all three. I would reccomend that you read this if u want an in between book.

posted by Anonymous on May 1, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

14 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

Very Disappointed!!!

I read this book on recommendation from others that really enjoyed it. I found it bizarre, disturbing and not in the least bit funny. Mama Ruby is little more than a drunken nut-case with a God/Devil complex. Even more upsetting is that she is held in the highest est...
I read this book on recommendation from others that really enjoyed it. I found it bizarre, disturbing and not in the least bit funny. Mama Ruby is little more than a drunken nut-case with a God/Devil complex. Even more upsetting is that she is held in the highest esteem by a bunch of disturbed cronies that are constantly surrounding her and supporting her craziness. Just about every character in the story acts like they were dropped on their heads as babies. The story is bizarre at best, with too many incredibly absurd and unbelievable events (even on the level of fiction). I like to get lost in a story, to feel involved. All I wanted to do was run away chapter after chapter. If this is what I can expect from Mary Monroe, I wont bother with any of her other titles. It's too bad, because I really wanted to enjoy this book. It just didnt happen for me.

posted by Anonymous on January 9, 2003

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2003

    Very Disappointed!!!

    I read this book on recommendation from others that really enjoyed it. I found it bizarre, disturbing and not in the least bit funny. Mama Ruby is little more than a drunken nut-case with a God/Devil complex. Even more upsetting is that she is held in the highest esteem by a bunch of disturbed cronies that are constantly surrounding her and supporting her craziness. Just about every character in the story acts like they were dropped on their heads as babies. The story is bizarre at best, with too many incredibly absurd and unbelievable events (even on the level of fiction). I like to get lost in a story, to feel involved. All I wanted to do was run away chapter after chapter. If this is what I can expect from Mary Monroe, I wont bother with any of her other titles. It's too bad, because I really wanted to enjoy this book. It just didnt happen for me.

    14 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2011

    OK

    Parts of the book were entertaining but most was just too weird. The author went overboard with the unbelievable killings throughout the story. I'm glad that this was a lendable book. Would have been upset had I sent money on it...

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2012

    Not at the top of my list

    In my opinion, this would not go down as this authors best work. I mean it was ok, but i have read better. Mama ruby was defintely CRAZY! And so was everybody else for following in behind her.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2012

    Ms. Mary has done better

    I like the God dont like ugly series so I thought this would be a good read WRONG! The book seemed to be unfinished. There is no real follow through and the peaks were rushed and few. Every single character was ignorant and simple minded for no reason. To put it simply this story is just words put together with no emotion.u

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    After reading Mama Ruby, I could not wait to read the Upper Room. Once I started reading I could not put the book down. Great books and author.

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