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Abigail is a virtual orphan. Her Harvard professor father has decamped to California with his new, much younger wife, following the dissolution of his marriage to Abigail's mother... Read morePublished on November 14, 2013 by Ravenous Reader
Our book group loves this book! it is a very quick,easy and enjoyable book for summer reading and/or a book group selection.Published on May 29, 2013 by 4
The subject matter of this book is not all that interesting to begin with. It marginally kept my attention by inspiring me to research Elizabeth Barrett Browning and her dog Flush... Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Alicia Keenon
This is a fast read, chiefly because you can skip half the text. In fact, I had to skim, otherwise I'd have gotten too frustrated with Abby, the main character, whose personality... Read morePublished on October 9, 2008 by N. B. Kennedy
Abby the main character states on page #3: " I'd always liked everybody's leavings, the discarded and dented bits and pieces of other people's lives"....yeah, me too. Read morePublished on June 21, 2008 by V. Wild
Loved this. Similar to Claire Cook but with an antiques/Massachusetts setting. I'm an antiques nut AND a MA resident, formerly of Cambridge, so I'm probably biased. Ms. Read morePublished on June 17, 2008 by jeffsdate
Fast read. Interesting characters. Pretty predictable ending but it was a happy one. Better than watching tv. No violence, foul language or gratuitous sex. Read morePublished on September 13, 2007 by Gobi55
Being from the Boston area myself this book truly is a wonderful and accurate ride through the Boston area. Read morePublished on August 24, 2007 by James E. Gleason
Very well written, warm, and humorous novel which you will treasure as the treasures are revealed to you.Published on August 5, 2007 by S. H. Stern