Safety Month botysf16 Amazon Fashion Learn more nav_sap_plcc_ascpsc Melvins The best from Bose just got wireless Fire TV Stick Sun Care Patriotic Picks STEM Amazon Cash Back Offer AnnedroidsS3 AnnedroidsS3 AnnedroidsS3  Amazon Echo  Echo Dot  Amazon Tap  Echo Dot  Amazon Tap  Amazon Echo Starting at $49.99 All-New Kindle Oasis Best Camping & Hiking Gear in Outdoors STEM
Customer Review

56 of 68 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Evonovich at her worst, July 7, 2009
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
This review is from: Finger Lickin' Fifteen (A Stephanie Plum Novel) (Stephanie Plum Novels) (Hardcover)
I have loved Stephanie Plum for 15 years since her first book- One for the Money came out but I think that Ms. Evanovich has quit looking to make a good story and is in it just for how much she can make as her "between the numbers" books and this latest Stephanie installment have shown. Ms. E. must be tired of Stephanie and her antics. We have lost all the wonderful descriptive writing that have the reader laughing with full pictures in their head of what is going on whether it is when Stephanie was handcuffed naked to her shower and Ranger had to come let her loose or when she was running for her life down a street from a large rabbit that her Mother eventually runs over all the good descriptions are gone, stripped. It is a plain "Stephanie went here, she did this and the result was this" type of writing. BORING! And even sexy Ranger went from a 4 dimensional figure to one dimension. Ms. Evanovich if you are bored with Stephanie leave her be and start making quilts or playing cards at the Senior Center because obviously you can no longer write.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No

[Add comment]
Post a comment
To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?)
Amazon will display this name with all your submissions, including reviews and discussion posts. (Learn more)
Name:
Badge:
This badge will be assigned to you and will appear along with your name.
There was an error. Please try again.
Please see the full guidelines here.

Official Comment

As a representative of this product you can post one Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
The following name and badge will be shown with this comment:
 (edit name)
After clicking the Post button you will be asked to create your public name, which will be shown with all your contributions.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.  Learn more
Otherwise, you can still post a regular comment on this review.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
 
System timed out

We were unable to verify whether you represent the product. Please try again later, or retry now. Otherwise you can post a regular comment.

Since you previously posted an Official Comment, this comment will appear in the comment section below. You also have the option to edit your Official Comment.   Learn more
The maximum number of Official Comments have been posted. This comment will appear in the comment section below.   Learn more
Prompts for sign-in
  [Cancel]

Comments

Track comments by e-mail

Sort: Oldest first | Newest first
Showing 1-1 of 1 posts in this discussion
Initial post: Jul 9, 2009 12:51:14 PM PDT
JP Reader Me says:
I completely agree with what you've stated about the lack of descriptiveness in the writing. The first time Stephanie moved into Ranger's apartment she was running for her life from the Slayers. We were scared and while we 1/2 wanted her to grab a gun and go take them on we also 1/2 agreed with Ranger and just wanted her safe. We crept around with her wondering "could this be the Batcave?" Now....she's there because Lula is snoring.

Steph and Joe used to go "off again" because of major differences in philosophy over where their lives were headed. Should they get married? Will they have children or are their jobs too dangerous to ever allow for that? Can they compromise? Now.....they fight over peanut butter.

The books are quickly becoming a very pale imitation of what was a wonderful and vibrant series.
‹ Previous 1 Next ›