Book Review of Then She Found Me

Then She Found Me
Then She Found Me
Author: Elinor Lipman
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2

I've enjoyed several of Elinor Lipman's books in the past, and picked this one up after seeing a trailer for the Helen Hunt/Bette Midler film. It soon became apparent that, outside of the main characters, the film holds little resemblance to the book. (See Lipman's blog post on for the story of how the film came to be so different.) I enjoyed the book quite a bit, although I must confess that I couldn't get Midler out of my mind as Bernice G! - she really epitomizes the character.

While it's not great literature, I found the book very enjoyable. Lipman writes well, and draws believable characters. It would make a great Summer read, for those who like beach books with some substance.