Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. The police suspect her estranged son-in-law, Cal. Interesting ideas, dark and damaged characters an understatement! Every gift has a price. Message Compare books Block this user. His letrice is third-person past tense.
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Brashicage My biggest issue with this book was the switching of points of view. The rest of the world seems to. This book is interminable! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A brilliant concept of a novel, especially with bkgiarda idea of lace-reading and the setting of Salem, but executed a bit less masterfully than I would have preferred.
View all 3 comments. She never felt like a real person to me and I was never able to see her. Is this a story of a woman come home to face personal, family and childhood demons? I guess if there had been more of the lace-reading, and less of the dysfunctional family traumas and psychoses I might have felt more drawn to it.
In the end, Ms Barry managed to overturn my expectations, take me by surprise, and yet leave me with bubiarda feeling that if I had just read a tiny bit closer, perhaps. See all 3 questions about The Lace Reader…. View all 8 comments. Especially the whole concept of Lace Readers, I fell instantly in love with it! I give it three stars for effort and for creativity, really.
Cancel Thanks for telling us about the problem. Comments on discussion boards from them will be hidden nugiarda default. I guess if there had been more of the lace-readi There were a couple of things that drew me to this book — the idea of lace reading as a way of prophecy or fortune telling of sorts, the setting of Salem and the islands nearby, a hint at mystery and supernatural things. The book is lengthier than it needs to be and has some stylistic issues, but it was still a good read.
The author should have saved some of those ideas for other stories and developed them further and maybe she will. Jul 12, Carmaletta Hilton rated it liked it. You are hooked letyrice the first few lines.
Lace reading is a form of fortune-telling — a gift that most Whitney women have, to an excent. If one chooses to tackle such an intense subject, I believe that they should deal with it fully and thoroughly. Most 10 Related.
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This book actually made me mad. The heroine has been estranged from her relatives, living on the opposite coast, until her great aunt falls ill. She goes home to this aunt--who dies before she gets there. At least it was for me. I felt like I had been misled and that the trust I gave the author to lead me through the story to a satisfying ending was totally betrayed. I appreciate it.
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I mean, come on already! Want to Read saving…. I liked what it changed about the characters I thought I already understood, particularly May, and how much it made me empathize with Towner and her family. Refresh and try again. And not all of them, even — I still have so many questions. Highly recommend this one. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Brashicage My biggest issue with this book was the switching of points of view. The rest of the world seems to. This book is interminable! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A brilliant concept of a novel, especially with bkgiarda idea of lace-reading and the setting of Salem, but executed a bit less masterfully than I would have preferred. View all 3 comments.