Thursday, September 20, 2012

"Booking Through Thursday"

Quick–what are you reading right now? (Other than this question on
this website, of course.) Would you recommend it? What’s it about?

I just finished reading this book, "Out of the Blue" by Isabel Wolff.
Faith Smith's sunny life just got a little bit cloudy... Faith Smith, AM-UK!'s face of the morning weather, is used to delivering the forecast. But this surprisingly unglam celeb is not used to being told the forecast-especially when it concerns her own marriage. After years of wedded bliss, there isn't much about her husband, Peter, that this thirty-five-year-old doesn't know. In fact, her quiet family life seems almost too comfy...until a casual remark from Faith's ultra-glam best friend, Lily plants a seed of doubt that takes root and strangles all sense of Faith's contentedness. 

Faith begins to assess everything about her mild life-snippets of conversation, Peter's surprising new look, the attentions of a handsome new acquaintance and the small fire burning inside her, licking at the possibility that, out of the blue, her life is about to change...

My Thoughts...
Sometimes it hurts me to give my thoughts about a favorite author, especially when I've read books by that author that I loved...I read two other books by Isabel Wolff and really liked them, however, I can't say that about this book. I really tried to like it but I just couldn't get into this book. The characters are unreal, over the top,  with no redeeming qualities. I kept reading thinking that it would get better, but it never did. It really was a great disappointment...I can't believe this book was written by the same author that wrote, "A Vintage Affair" and "The Very Picture of You." Those two books were two lovely books....I really liked them. 


  1. Well, on the plus side...the cover is very "out of the blue".

  2. Sorry this one didn't measure up, Ann. Better luck next time.

  3. Oh...too bad. I was getting excited when I saw the author and realized she had a new title....since I enjoyed the other two books you mentioned.

    Thanks for sharing. Here's MY THURSDAY MEMES POST

  4. I have heard about Isabel Wolff, but I haven't read anything by her yet. I might try one of her other novels, but after your thoughts, not this one. Thanks for sharing :)
    My BTT
    Juli @ Universe in Words

  5. That sure sounds good. Happy reading!!

    Here is my post!!

  6. Sorry you didn't like it as much.

  7. Thanks for your honest review, Ann.

  8. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy this, although it sounds like it has good potential.

  9. Too bad this one was a letdown. Thanks for your honest thoughts.