Sunday, February 15, 2009

Local Knowledge by Liza Gyllenhaal

Life is too short to struggle through a book. And if it takes me a week to finish any book (that is not Russian), that is too long in my opinion. I made it about 150 pages into the book, before I just couldn't read another page.
The premise is a good one. An East Coast town that because the weekend home to wealthy New York families & the local real estate agent that sold them their homes. But it just didn't grab hold of me.
The book was very hard to get into & the story never really seems to take off.
So to honor the Daytona 500, this one goes down as a DNF.


Lisa Mandina said...

I'm with you on the not wasting time with one book when there are so many others to read. Glad to see I'm not alone, although you gave it quite a chance.

Mimi said...

It's so hard for me to make that decision, but I do now and then.

Bummer, the premise does sound good.

Ladytink_534 said...

I certainly know how that is and I don't blame you!

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