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I really really wanted to like this book, but unfortunately... I can't.
Also towards the end the story got too preachy for me and found myself skipping ahead as I became bored with Alice's continued inner conflicts.
In Sittenfeld's third book, she ambitiously creates a fictionalized portrait of Laura Bush.
Entertaining read, it kept me engaged and was great for beach reading!Published 3 days ago by Stephanie Zuniga
The book was very realistic and held my attention. The ending was thought provoking. I enjoyed the plot and characters in the book.Published 6 days ago by Jennifer Keene
Loved this novel. Although the main character's (presumably Laura Bush) childhood was dull, the turning point at age 17 makes up for it. Read morePublished 7 days ago by R. Caras
This book started off really well. Alice is a quiet bookish sort of girl and we learn about her family and early live in a small town, was really engrossed at this stage. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Billard
The characters were incredibly well-developed, and I loved the end particularly, which gave a insightful view into the challenges of being the First Lady.Published 19 days ago by Laura Skladzinski
We picked this for our book club and to a person we all really enjoyed it. There's a host of eclectic but very believable characters and a strong story. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Book worm
This book is written in 4 parts. The first two parts are engaging and hold the reader's interest. By the 4th part, it seems like a rant with no coherent viewpoint. Read morePublished 1 month ago by f.lastname