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Cinnamon Roll Murder

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

12 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

Just Okay

I have loved reading Joanne Fluke's Hannah Swensen Series but after 15 books, isn't it time to start changing the scene a little? I think the biggest mystery of "Cinnamon Roll Murder" was if Norm was going to marry Dr. Bev or not. Truthfully, Hannah really needs to wake...
I have loved reading Joanne Fluke's Hannah Swensen Series but after 15 books, isn't it time to start changing the scene a little? I think the biggest mystery of "Cinnamon Roll Murder" was if Norm was going to marry Dr. Bev or not. Truthfully, Hannah really needs to wake up and smell the coffee she professes to love so much. Norm is no better than Mike and both treats Hannah more like property than the woman they supposedly both love. Add that to the fact that Norm is a grown man, actually a dentist so it can be summerized he holds some degree of intelligence, yet, he spent most of this book all moody and depressed because he's allowing Dr. Bev to control his life. Yet typical that Hannah, her sisters, and her mom comes riding in on their white horses to save the day, and of course - Norman. I adore Joanne Fluke . . . I just think it's time for her to start giving Hannah a different prospective on life - other than just Norm and Mike. After 15 books, I just think she's better than either of these two bozo's.

posted by valcat4me on February 29, 2012

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6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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I am always at a lose trying to describe how I feel about this series. I buy the books and read them as they come out but still somehow find Hannah herself very annoying. The triangle, which never made any sense to begin with, is now completely played out. I don't re...
I am always at a lose trying to describe how I feel about this series. I buy the books and read them as they come out but still somehow find Hannah herself very annoying. The triangle, which never made any sense to begin with, is now completely played out. I don't really see why either man is so patiently waiting for her to figure out her feelings. I like the supporting characters in the book. On a side note, I got this book on my Nook and have to say that the recipes appearing in the middle of the text was very annoying. Can't help wondering if the publisher couldn't put the recipes at the end of the electronic versions. I, for one, don't stop to read a whole recipe in the middle of a mystery.

posted by hollingworth on March 6, 2012

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  • Posted March 6, 2012

    Average

    I am always at a lose trying to describe how I feel about this series. I buy the books and read them as they come out but still somehow find Hannah herself very annoying. The triangle, which never made any sense to begin with, is now completely played out. I don't really see why either man is so patiently waiting for her to figure out her feelings. I like the supporting characters in the book. On a side note, I got this book on my Nook and have to say that the recipes appearing in the middle of the text was very annoying. Can't help wondering if the publisher couldn't put the recipes at the end of the electronic versions. I, for one, don't stop to read a whole recipe in the middle of a mystery.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 24, 2012

    I have read every book in this series, and I have to say the nex

    I have read every book in this series, and I have to say the next one will be a make or break situation for me. While I enjoy the recipes, and the mysteries themselves, Hannah gets on my nerves. Her constant correcting of grammar, her petri dish excuse for a handbag, and her inability to make a decision regarding two men has gotten to be a bit much. At this point, she seems snobby, dirty, and stupid. Ms. Fluke, please help her to grow up. I can't take much more of Hannah as she is.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 24, 2012

    Finally, after fifteen stories, another strong outing for Hannah

    Finally, after fifteen stories, another strong outing for Hannah Swenson and her family and friends in Lake Eden, MN. When a multi-car pileup turns into the murder of a member of the jazz group to play a the Lake Eden Inn, Hannah's on scene right away. Just to make things interesting, Hannah also has more issues with her love triangle, but in this novel, some things seem to become more resolved. You would think she's finally made some sort of decision in this disconcerting love triangle, but you never know.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2013

    Recipes and Mystery

    Good recipes included. However the storyline sometimes becomes obscured. Easy reading.

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