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At Water's Edge: Book Review

“In all its beautiful, tragic fragility, there was still life.”
― Sara GruenAt the Water’s Edge

Title: At Water’s Edge

Author:  Sara Gruen… 722 more words

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At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen - Book Review

Rating: 5/5 Stars

Goodreads Description:

After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve of 1942, Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis’s father, a former army Colonel who is already embarrassed by his son’s inability to serve in WWII due to his being colorblind.  560 more words


Book Review: Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen

I really struggled to see how this was a bestseller. I read up to Chapter 10, but I could not go any further.

The story idea is interesting, I think that’s the one thing Gruen had going with this book. 96 more words


Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

5/5 stars. Fiction, Historical, Audiobook.

Over 10,000,000 copies in print worldwide #1 New York Times Bestseller A Los Angeles Times Bestseller A Wall Street Journal Bestseller A Newsday Favorite Book of 2006 A USA Today Bestseller A Major Motion Picture starring Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, and Christoph Waltz Jacob Janowski’s luck had run out–orphaned and penniless, he had no direction until he landed on a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth.

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Water for Elephants Reflection

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

*This reflection contains spoilers.*

I admit, I saw the movie before I read the book and it was at least six or seven years ago. 507 more words


Water for Elephants Review

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Rating 4.5 Stars

The circus! The big top! Despite the controversy surrounding circuses in modern society, there is still an element of thrill and curiosity whenever one is mentioned. 761 more words


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