A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty
Publish date: January 25th 2012
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
RATING - 4 STARSCharacter development - 5 starsBackstory - 4 starsPlot - 3 stars for recurrent implausibilityThis review is dedicated to Marcy, whose birthday I celebrated by reading this wonderful book.-------------Dear Liza,Tomorrow, I will graduate from Pearl River High School with you and Big lo...
As many novels have done before and will do again, Joshilyn Jackson’s A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty explores familial bonds, the ties that bind and that destroy, and the intricate relationships that evolve from these complex connections. For the Slocumb ladies, every fifteen years seems to provide a fam...
I would rather give this 4.5 stars, but Goodreads won't let me. :-/Great characters. Swiftly-moving plot. Compelling suspense. Southern-spun humor.I loved it. I would love for Joshilyn Jackson to do a sequel and revisit these women.
Fifteen is an unlucky number for Ginny Slocumb. It’s the age that she gave birth to her daughter Liza and the age that Liza gave birth to her own daughter Mosey shortly before disappearing for two and a half years. Now that Mosey’s turned fifteen, things aren’t looking much better: Liza recently suf...
I haven’t actually read a Joshilyn Jackson novel since her first, gods in Alabama (pre-blog), but I have a couple of them hanging around in TBR Purgatory. However, I recently decided to skip over them in favor of reading her latest, A Grown-up Kind of Pretty, in audiobook, as narrated by Jackson he...