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The Poet, main character, kept the book moving at a rapid pace in the first person, and spoke with honesty and from the heart. He was believable although CRAZY! Read morePublished 20 days ago by Nancy Jarvis
Jess Walter wrote the wonderful book "Beautiful Ruins". This was recommended to me, since I liked "Ruins" so much. Read morePublished 25 days ago by KMM
This book was recommended by a friend of mine. Never had read anything by Jess Walter before and, as my review title says, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Dennis T. Butler
A quirky novel about a couple that have been living beyond their means and may be facing foreclosure, infidelity, unemployment, jail. Read morePublished 1 month ago by bookmagic
This book was well written. It started out as a downer and continued to stay that way through most of the book, but then it became rather amusing and actually ended up on a high... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Linda
Great book. Great characters. Surprises galore. Excellent author. Read it. You won't be disappointed.Published 1 month ago by Peggy H.
This book will not appeal to everyone, but if you know poetry and if you appreciate innovative writing, you will enjoy this little romp.Published 1 month ago by Cathy Jo Alvord
Walter hilariously captures postmodern-finance, late-housing-bubble America and its desperate delusions of wealth and entitlement. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amy Merrick
I wasn't expecting this book to be as engaging as it turned out to be. It is surprisingly good for a short read.Published 2 months ago by Joedev