This Beautiful Life
Publish date: August 2nd 2011
Pages no: 222
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, New York
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
(This book just didn't grab me enough to merit a long review.) I found This Beautiful Life on Adult Books 4 Teens, and while it's reasonably relevant to the whole issue of online shaming that teens have to grapple with, I actually didn't find it especially engaging for teens. If the novel had been...
I loved the concept and the idea, but the writing just didn't live up to it.
I have given this 3 stars because, although I thought most of this book rang true, I thought that the conclusion was rushed. I would have liked the author to have explored the fallout more thoroughly.
Once, the Bergamots were the darlings of the Manhattan jet set. Transplanted there by virtue of a job offer Richard Bergamot could not refuse, they packed up and left their happy, small town, suburban lifestyle for the fast pace of the city and a future of financial triumphs. Richard loved his new j...
This Beautiful Life is a poignantly written exploration of the emotional consequences of one's actions and how it can affect many lives in such a devastating way. It paints a stark portrait of the sacrifices and choices that are made in life, with regards to family, morality, and life altering lesso...