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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry - Gabrielle Zevin
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry
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4.21 35
Format: paperback
Pages no: 230
Edition language: English
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Ned Hayes Writing
Ned Hayes Writing rated it
4.5 Storied Life
A slight whimsical novel that encapsulates the important moments in the life of an over-educated curmudgeonly bookseller who unexpectedly meets the love of his life, a child to raise and complications that open up his hermetic island existence. A lovely book about a man who loves words and storie...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
2.0 The Storied Life of AJ Fikry ★★☆☆☆
I sort of liked this book, until the 88% mark, at which the narrative took a turn that I found unredeemably distasteful. Until then, my thoughts about the book: This is a mildly interesting, if a little maudlin, romance about a grumpy lover of literary fiction (AJ) who is saved by love for the amazi...
Lemon Roadster
Lemon Roadster rated it
3.0 Just OK
This book was interesting enough to finish, and had a couple of exciting surprises, but it didn't hit the spot for me.
Hol rated it
4.5 The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
I was watching a YouTube vlogger sum up their top books of 2016 and this was on the list. When I went and checked it out the blurb attracted me so much that I started it as soon as I could. Here it is: On the faded Island Books sign hanging over the porch of the Victorian cottage is the motto "No ...
The Open Book
The Open Book rated it
3.5 The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin: Mini Review
The book starts out well with a charming curmudgeon of a protagonist, and I quite enjoyed the first half, but the story loses itself a bit right around the point where the romance picks up. A.J. is a widowed bookseller, content to spend his days at the bookstore and his nights drinking until he pass...
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