Overall I enjoyed the book which is third in the series. But I felt like the conclusion and reveal of the murderer was too quick and really from out in left field.If there were clues I totally missed them.Still a very enjoyable read.
Another Hannah Swenson mystery and still no resolution to the Norman or Mike question. And just to further frustrate you dear reader this book ends on a cliffhanger-arghh why do I even bother with this series any longer??
The recipes are still good but the plot was minimal- I'm not sure I'll read the next in the series.
Another excellent book in the series. Enjoyed watching Dixie coming a bit more out her shell. Enough twists and turns to keep me interested-thought I had it figured out but then another twist.Has Dixie come to a resolution about Ethan Crane and Guidry?
I enjoyed this new series and new author. Glad to know there are more books to enjoy in the series. Kept my interest (I didn't cheat and read the last few pages) and although I kind knew who-dun-it there was a nice little twist at the end :)
Death of Kitchen Diva was OK just okay.Since I've visited Bar Harbor and Mt Desert Island thought this would be a nice way to visit some familiar sites. Not much about the town or history. Characters just not fleshed out enough to maintain my interest in a series. Seems like they covered all the stereotypes;conservative zealot Mom,gay brother, earth mother friend, misspent youth love interest and the love triangle for main character. Recipes kind of blah- like Sandra Lee's semi-homemade especially with the cocktails.As the other reviewer mentioned editing of book needs tightening.I didn't hate the book but I won't be visiting with Hayley and friends again.
I've enjoyed all of Lisa Genova's books. This one was not an exception with some reservations. I didn't like the main characters Richard and Karina for much of the book. They annoyed me with their pettiness and self centered behaviors. Both of them want to be the wronged one in their relationship and we all know both have faults and secrets.But in the end they did the good, noble, "right"thing and get to forgiveness of themselves and each other. Also I was left with wanting to know more about Bill- what is his story?
Overall I liked this collection of short stories.Like most collections some appealed to me more than others. My two favorites were Swim and The Mother's Hour. Dora on the Beach had a nice unexpected twist. Tour of Duty was my least favorite the characters just didn't grab at my heart. I was a little bored with Nicki and Josie by the time Wedding Bed was wrapping up