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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.
At the end Alice loses all credibility to me. She is endearing but terribly insecure and complains about a great life.Published 18 hours ago by KW Book Novice
This book is terrific. Usually if I like a book this much, I can't put it down...this one I dragged out so it wouldn't end! The story is set in the present but feels timeless. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Jessica E. Gribble
A couple of years ago Curtis Sittenfeld wrote a novel the American Wife. It is based loosely off of Laura Bush and her husband. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Writer's Corner
Entertaining read, it kept me engaged and was great for beach reading!Published 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago by R. Caras