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#1 She's Crafty

Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:26 PM

Anyone as excited as me about the latest installment of the Walsh sisters?  Knowing this was coming out this week I reread the others (Watermelon, Rachel's Holiday, Angels and Anyone Out There).  AOT there was by far my favourite and although I am looking forward to getting an insight into Helen, I am dying to find out how Anna is getting on.  Got it on Thursday and am looking forward to sitting down with it tomorrow while DH looks after DS.

Hope you all have a great weekend!

#2 mum201

Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:30 PM

Have been waiting years for it!!!!!!  I am intrigued by Helen.  It's been so long that I don't remember exactly what happened in the previous novels.

On a side note - so glad Marian Keyes has come through the other side of her crippling depression!

#3 SlinkyMalinki

Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:32 PM

Ooh I didn't know this was coming, looking forward to reading it, I've been waiting for the Helen book for years!

#4 bees-knees

Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:36 PM

Yay!
I also did not know there was another one on the way. Any I'm really excited it's about Helen - I always wondered what was inside her.

#5 bubbatime

Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:39 PM

I've read Watermelon and one other, i borrowed from a friend.  

Would love to read the others.  They were pretty good, easy to read books.  My favourite kind as I use reading to escape!  Will definitely keep my eye out for this new one.

#6 flowermama

Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:41 PM

I've reserved it at the library, can't wait to read it! It'll be interesting to read Helen's story...

#7 She's Crafty

Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:47 PM

I agree, mum201.  I used to read her website quite a bit and it did sound like a struggle.  I have read all her books but the Walsh girls are by far my favourites.  It's not often a book can make me laugh out loud (seriously, not just LOL) as well as cry.  I know once I start I am not going to be able to stop so I want to make sure I have hours ahead of me!

#8 Triple treat

Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:52 PM

Downloaded it last night onto my iPad. I'm enjoying it so far!

#9 SlinkyMalinki

Posted 08 January 2013 - 08:08 PM

I finally got a chance to read this book.  I really enjoyed it, maybe would have liked a little more updates on the family, it probably painted Helen a little different to how I expected.



#10 71Cath

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:52 PM

I am halfway through and enjoying it at the moment.

#11 PixieVee

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:58 PM

I read this as soon as it came out and I LOVED it. So so much. God I love Marian Keyes. I always loved Rachel's Holiday best.

#12 ~littlebirdy~

Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:55 AM

I just finished reading this one after hanging out for it for years. I enjoyed it but I was surprised by the story line a bit. In saying that, I wasn't surprised in a bad way, just different to how I imagined Helen, I guess original.gif  I really enjoyed it though, always love Marian Keyes original.gif

ETA I'm interested in reading Mammy Walsh's A-Z too, but I think it is only an ebook - has any one read it?

Edited by ~littlebirdy~, 25 January 2013 - 09:09 AM.


#13 FearsomeFeralFreak

Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:59 AM

I was disappointed.
I got half way and just lost interest.
Definitely my least favourite of her books.

#14 Ianthe

Posted 25 January 2013 - 01:02 PM

I am halfway through right now and enjoying it.




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