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by Sarah Addison Allen
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 1 year ago
I was shocked when I finished this last night. I mean I read fast, but not that fast, and than I saw that the ebook was only 278 pages. I think the shortness of the book actually impacted some of the story-lines. I feel of two minds about how one of the story-lines ended (sorry, I am never rooting f...
Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it 2 years ago
DNF after about 12 pages. Having someone appear in and then decide to make their home in your secret closet is just beyond the realm of believable. Could it have been made believable? Sure. But it wasn't. I rolled my eyes so often my eye muscles began to cramp.
Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it 2 years ago
The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen In this irresistible novel, Sarah Addison Allen, author of the New York Times bestselling debut, Garden Spells, tells the tale of a young woman whose family secrets—and secret passions—are about to change her life forever. Josey Cirrini is sure of three th...
Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it 4 years ago
Like all of Sarah Addison Allen this book is about relationships, both friends and family, and the struggles in them. I really enjoy the way she can cover difficult relationships, this book is no exception. This was a really good book but it was just my least favorite of hers. I didn't connect wi...
EricaO rated it 4 years ago
I think this is now my favorite Allen book.Part of the reason I liked this so well is because it was exactly what I needed right now...essentially, I inadvertently pulled a Chloe in that this book showed up on my holds list and I checked it out and listened to it and it helped soothe my troubled sou...
nobody here but us chickens
nobody here but us chickens rated it 5 years ago
I read this because I really loved Sarah Addison Allen's other book, The Peach Keeper, but this one was nowhere near as fantastic. It was well written, but I didn't really care about any of the characters. I didn't feel like any of them were believable, except maybe Adam.This book left me with so ma...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 5 years ago
Nice little magical realism romance type books.
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 5 years ago
Any book that has someone who has books appear because they think she needs them wins my heart with just that. But when you also have someone who occasionally hides out in her closet (me? do that as a kid? not that I'd admit to!); doesn't fight her mother enough for independence, doesn't believe in...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 6 years ago
This was the second in my mini-binge. Maybe it was reading it on public transit in Chicago, but it didn’t have quite the same magic that either Girl or Garden Spells had. In particular, I figured out a plot point really early and couldn’t see why the main character didn’t. After finishing, I think s...
melsbookshelf rated it 6 years ago
Sarah Addison Allen may be fast becoming one of my favorite new authors. There is something so enjoyable about reading her books and I don't want to put them down or have them come to an end! Admittedly, The Sugar Queen is a wee bit predictable, but that didn't keep me from enjoying Josey's story.On...
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