Wednesday, August 17, 2011

A Great Catch is a Great Read


A Great Catch by Lorna Seilstad

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


I was hooked in under 50 words. 

Lorna Seilstad had me smiling and turning pages from beginning to end. Little bits of humor are sprinkled throughout the book, making for a very enjoyable and relaxing read.

The main characters, Emily and Carter, are easy to relate to, fun to be with. They made me evaluate the things I believe about myself, my tactics to avoid things I don't want to deal, and how much time I'm spending with God. Very valuable things all dealt with in a gentle, fun-loving way.

The secondary characters are charming and full of their own life and color, without stealing the show. Lake Manawa brings to life a by-gone era, making me wish I could visit and stay awhile. Women's rights and baseball made for a great combination and I loved the details included in A Great Catch.

Over all, I found this to be a truly delightful read that I hated coming to the end of, and I highly recommend.

Interested in some other thoughts on A Great Catch? Check out The Hang of Humor in my (new) Reading to Write Right series.


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5 comments:

  1. Just finished a book by this author...a free Kindle offering called Making Waves. I really enjoyed it. Set at the same place.

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  2. Yes! I read Making Waves too and totally loved it! I was thrilled when I saw A Great Catch come out and look forward to the next. =]

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  3. I've given you the Liebster Award on my blog today! See it at: http://marjilaine.blogspot.com/2011/08/who-me-awwwww-shucks.html

    Thanks for your awesome blog!

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  4. Sounds like a great book, and fun :)

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  5. Thank you, Marji!
    Hugs!
    =]

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