Thursday, October 20, 2005

Book Review I

Title: Fast Women

Author: Jennifer Crusie

Genre: Chick Lit

Summary: After being dumped by her husband, Nell Dysart uses her skills as an office manager to improve a dective agency. Only the owner doesn't want anything changed.

What was Good: Witty characters, interesting subplots.

What wasn't: The characters just moved too fast. Fell in love too fast, solved problems too fast. The internal action and dialogue didn't always make the pace seem believable.

The Take-Away: Ms Crusie's characters keep me coming back. I enjoyed reading it, even if it wasn't a timeless piece.

Recommendation: Buy it for a vacation reading and discuss it with your book group.

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