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Blue Skies

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

The perfect beach read

This is a completely delightful novel I read in one sitting. I felt like the characters were personal friends and the details of creating a startup airline felt utterly authentic. Beautifully written, funny and wise, this is a book for anyone who loves great entertainme...
This is a completely delightful novel I read in one sitting. I felt like the characters were personal friends and the details of creating a startup airline felt utterly authentic. Beautifully written, funny and wise, this is a book for anyone who loves great entertainment.

posted by Anonymous on April 20, 2004

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4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Not on par with Virgin River books. This book, written several y

Not on par with Virgin River books. This book, written several years ago, shows how Robyn Carr's writing has improved since. It is largely descriptive narrative going into detail about how an airline start up works. Although that's fairly interesting it drags in parts. ...
Not on par with Virgin River books. This book, written several years ago, shows how Robyn Carr's writing has improved since. It is largely descriptive narrative going into detail about how an airline start up works. Although that's fairly interesting it drags in parts. Meantime there wasn't nearly enough character interaction and dialog for me. Nikki the main character, is an interesting woman and the book does reveal some of the problems women face in the work place. As for the problems a working mother might experience unexpectedly getting custody back of a teenage daughter and young son after four years--not so much. Nikki has two incredibly helpful best friends who, along with Nikki, are relationship challenged. At the end of the novel all three are neatly set up in good relationships that just sort of happen rather than grow (Nikki's friend Dixie's relationship is somewhat more developed than the other two). As with Carr's other books, Blue Skies, is full of good, admirable characters (and one well described jerk) but I just felt I was told too much about them rather than having their personalities revealed through action in the book

posted by 6027759 on September 9, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2012

    Great read!

    This is a lighthearted read, very enjoyable.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2012

    Re-release but an excellent read

    This book brought back memories of 9/11 from a unique perspective. The characters were interesting and though a romance it was as much a book of friendships are changing your life at any age. Robyn Carr remains a favorite author and it is nice to read one of her books not tied to Virgin River.

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