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Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1)
Bubbles Unbound - Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1
Author: Sarah Strohmeyer
Like the mills that gird the seen-better-days steel town of Lehigh, PA, the city is itself a seething cauldron. Battle lines are sharply drawn between the haves and have-nots. Bubbles is hell-bent on getting even with the overlords, especially her former husband, a heel who has gone over to the other side. Opportunity knocks when Bubbles incrimi...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780451205445
ISBN-10: 0451205448
Publication Date: 3/1/2002
Pages: 352
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 269 ratings
Publisher: Signet Book
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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myhotstylist avatar reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on
Helpful Score: 7
I loved this book. If you like screwball mysteries, this is the one for you. Every Chapter had me either laughing, or on the edge of my seat. I could not put it down. The characters are really fun, including Bubbles' mother, who starts a food fight at the senior center then steals the shuttle bus and ends up arrested for fleeing a store wearing a $3000 Vera Wang Wedding dress. I dont want to delve too much into the plot, but I highly recommend this book for everyone from hairdressers, to single moms, to those with rebellious teenagers (did I forget to mention the teenager who dyes her hair a different color with Kool-Aid every other day?) Even if you are a total girlie-girl or ever been accused of being a life-sized walking dumb blonde joke. Everyone should experience Bubbles Yablonsky. If you are considering this book, ORDER IT you will be happy you did. I give it 5 really BIG flashing blinking neon stars!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
CozyLover avatar reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on + 335 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 7
I love Bubbles Yablonsky! Strohmeyer has created a character that's believable, without the pretentious attitude some of the cozy heroines have. Bubble's has wit, sex appeal, a sense of fun and more brains than she realizes. A great first in a series.
reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on + 113 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
I really enjoyed this first Bubbles book. She's brash, funny, and -- when she can be bothered -- she's a lot smarter than she lets on.
stevielyn avatar reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on + 147 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I just loved this book! I so happen to live very close to where the author is writing about and it was fun reading about places that I knew. The story was a fun read also.

Meet Bubbles Yablonsky, Beautician/reporter/sleuth and blazing star of Strohmeyer's entertaining, establishment-basing debut.

It doesn't help that her name's Bubbles. Or that she's a gum-snapping hairdresser with Barbie-doll curves pinched into hot pants and a tube top. Or that she's saddled with a sleazy ex-hubby, a precocious daughter, and a shoplifting mother. What can a beautician do to add new highlights to her image? For starters, trip over a corpse and implicate a wealthy town socialite in the crime. Now, with a well-muscled photographer by her side, Bubbles is playing star sleuth. But as the investigation unravels, her shining moment grows as dark as a ship girl's roots. However dangerous her new career, at least the hottest graduate of the Two Guys community college is finally busting loose-and this time she's really giving Lehigh, Pennsylvania, something to talk about.
Dork avatar reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on + 5 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Great Fun Read. If you are a fan of Stephanie Plum, you will love Bubbles!
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reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on + 10 more book reviews
Another fun light read. Bubbles gets herself into interesting situations. I will read other books in this series as well as by this author. If you want a book to read just for the fun of it, this is one of those books.
rgray-numbersense avatar reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on + 26 more book reviews
As a 52 year old guy I thought that a book about "another dumb blonde facinated with sex, soap operas and gossip" was probably not my style. But once I gave it a try it was great fun. I did find myself turning down the cover of the book on my desk at work! The story moved along, she was an entertaining and believable heroine, and I will definitely read another. Hey guys, just consider it a guilty pleasure.
ditter avatar reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on + 16 more book reviews
I really enjoyed this book. It was a fun book with some kooky characters. I am hooked!!
MKSbooklady avatar reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on + 955 more book reviews
In the two days I was reading this book, I got to page 50 or so. Couldn't hold my attention. This book has been reviewed as funny, humorous, all those good words. I've found that a majority of the time that humor doesn't work. Maybe as a screenplay? Had to give up. Humor isn't funny when the author has to try too hard to get to it.
reviewed Bubbles Unbound (Bubbles Yablonsky, Bk 1) on + 42 more book reviews
1st in a series. Funny mystery.