Some of the characters are a bit too dimensional and hard to believe.
Gordon has successfully made the leap to fiction with her inside story of academia, deftly plotted with great good humor and appealing characters.
I found the ending to be a bit trite but the book was so entertaining, I could easily overlook it.
I bought this book after reading a review of it in People magazine. I went to a couple of bookstores that didn't have it in stock, but offered to order it for me. Read morePublished on October 1, 2010 by Jen T
I was surprised that this book had so many positive reviews. I thought the book was flat, I thought it was supposed to be funny but it was just sad. The ending... Read morePublished on August 19, 2009 by N. McKinney
I'm rather surprised by all the enthusiastic reviews for this novel. Gordon certainly writes well and is particularly adept at descriptions of both people and settings. Read morePublished on May 27, 2009 by MarMay
I enjoyed more than 3/4 of "It Will Come to Me" despite (or is it because of?) the fact that its main character is a woman who is drifting late in life and is obviously profoundly... Read morePublished on May 21, 2009 by Massimo Pigliucci
Set at fictional Lola Dees Institute, a relatively small college in Spangler, Texas, this novel is pretty much a predictable retelling of the pettiness, insularity, and... Read morePublished on May 1, 2009 by J. Grattan
I may be one of the "Women" that Gordon describes so aptly, but I don't care. I may not be one of them, too, and I still don't care. Read morePublished on April 18, 2009 by J E Besmehn