Books by Jane Green

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Vacation

Jane Green is normally a much better author than this.  I’m aware that Vacation is a novella from 2005 that’s been republished (I have no idea why Zebra lists this as 325 pages long – the book I read was eighty-eight pages minus a preview chapter of another of Green’s titles), but it’s a ...

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Straight Talking

My enjoyment of Jane Green's books is on the wane. I loved her first American release, Mr. Maybe. I enjoyed her second book Jemima J despite its flaws. But her latest release Straight Talking pretty much just depressed me. Tasha is a 30-year-old television producer who has everything together ...

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Babyville

To put it simply, reading Babyville was a revelation to me. I experienced it like a completely unexpected sock to the gut - it knocked the wind out of me and left me gasping for air. Reading this novel was an emotional journey I didn't expect to take. It rose above stereotyped characters and you-can ...

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Jemima J

After I fell in love with Mr. Maybe I was very interested in reading more stuff by Jane Green, so I asked if I could review Jemima J too. Jemima J was actually last year's book. It came out in hardcover in America in 2000, and has been recently released in trade paperback. It contained some of the h ...

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Mr. Maybe

Do you remember the old maternal adage, "It's as easy to fall in love with a rich man as a poor one"? This question is taken up and explored in depth in Jane Green's funny and thoughtful new book, Mr. Maybe. Libby Mason has a pretty good life. She's young, she's pretty, she's got ...